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Calhoun's Texas BBQ

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24710 Washington Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-8204
+1 951-698-3777
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Murrieta, California
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No need to make a run to Phil's in San Marcos when Calhoun's is around. Everything is good here. We have never had a bad meal. Seriously, everything. We get take out for holidays. Best idea yet. Christmas Eve and Mother's day. We may even add in Father's day this year. Seriously every single thing is amazing. If I could... More 

Thank CHW34
Murrieta, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a small Mom and Pop place that has amazing food!!! My office has had their food for lunch. The brisket is to die for! If you love BBQ, this is the place to go.

Thank rickigeary
Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The guy that I was dating at the time had told me about this place a while back and was bragging about how good their BBQ was. Last month, we finally had the time to go and order some. We ordered the ribs to go and I've got to say, they were some of the best damn ribs I've had... More 

Thank ItsJessMe
Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Brisket and Ribs and sauce. Fair price however the chicken tasted a little more burnt than smoked but it was late and overall very good.

Thank John W
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, great family atmosphere, various sauces to try, and service was great. I would recommend Calhoun's.

Thank Donna R
Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best BBQ in the area. The sauce is great and the brisket ribs and chicken are the best. They have great combos or family meals with a little of everything.

Thank Ken M
Long Beach, CA
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149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit. Last time we took home a slab of baby backs; this time two half slabs of baby and spare ribs. I don't claim to be a BBQ smoker expert but these ribs taste great without the sauce - AND - they were meatier than most ribs we've had at other BBQ places. We made an outing for the... More 

Thank RetiredTraveler78
Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this place. Gotta get in early enough because they will run out. Everything is smoked to perfect and their BBQ sauce is so good! Get extra of everything including the pie because you will want seconds!

Thank Kevin M
Murrieta, California
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1,178 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We decided to eat here again on 03/21 and called in the order for pick-up. We were told it would be about 15 minutes. So we hopped in the car and by the time we arrived it was ready. We live about 4 miles from the restaurant. Got home and enjoyed another great Calhoun BBQ meal. We ordered the full... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great BBQ. But the best part are the owners. They're lovely people who are involved in their restaurant's operations and ensure they put out a quality product daily. Always consistently good, quality food...and a wonderful experience.

Thank Christopher C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24710 Washington Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-8204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murrieta
  • Phone Number: +1 951-698-3777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?