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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (323 reviews)
“spinach maria” (70 reviews)
“corn pudding” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful location on the river. Friendly customer service. Most of the food isn’t really anything to write home about but the ribs were very good. A nice place on the river to grab a bite to eat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here for a friend's birthday and had never been here before. This place has some great views of the Tennessee River and is one of the coolest places to eat in Knoxville. When we had a small issue with our food, the manager...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time and service was fantastic! Thanks JD for making it a great experience. Views were great, service was better!

Thank osseohoops
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It would be hard to get a bad meal at this Calhoun restaurant! I love every single thing on the menu

Thank insureu2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The staff was friendly but the BBQ was a tad sub par. Maybe it was a bad day? I don’t know. I just wasn’t impressed.

Thank Phillip R
Reviewed 5 days ago

the view is nice. the waiters are nice. I want to say I enjoy the food, but I cant. I feel like this place needs better food, I am always disappointed when I leave.

Thank TinaMarie h
Reviewed 6 days ago

Calhoun's on the River is a beautiful venue for a family luncheon! My meal included a delicate creamy chicken almond soup and a side of warm spinach maria. My burger was huge and delicious! My sister gave me a taste of her tender brisket burger....More

Thank pdjob
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I love The View. The Waitresses are very nice and helpful. The food is very good. I love the cheddar cheese dressing!

Thank Ginger S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous setting. Ask for a river view if available. The potato skin appetizer is YUM and almost a meal in itself. We had filet that was tender enough to cut with a fork. The Leon pepper grilled chicken is one of the best chicken dishes...More

Thank Brooke W
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and huge portions. My server was J.D. and he was gracious , kind and accomodating. He had my drinks and bread so quickly that I hardly knew they were there.The bread was hot, delicious and plentiful. I especially loved the garlic rolls. My...More

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Questions & Answers
19 September 2017|
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe this Calhouns has ever accepted reservations any day of the week, and I've been going there 24+ years. Call them as they may accept "call ahead" seating. Another option is nearby Ruth Chris. They usually... More
Kelsey H
3 August 2017|
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Response from LTCJJFOODIE | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. You will have difficulty parking with a trailer. you will have to park atop the hill on the West side of the river and walk down.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Brenda H |
Calhoun's on the River does not take reservations on Game Day. Please remember also, there is a parking charge which is refunded if you move your car before kickoff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3355
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