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Calhoun's Texas BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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24710 Washington Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-8204
+1 951-698-3777
11:00 - 20:00
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Murrieta, California
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929 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Temecula, California
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my son by for a dinner and shared some Baby Backs and a couple of sandwiches... other than the cost (BBQ is always high) we enjoyed the staff and the food. Everyone that enjoys BBQ should try Calhoun's.

Thank bushfamily
Murrieta, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

if you need an event catered I recommend this place , great service, great food. Call ahead and plan your menu.

Thank fpetty
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I've had some really great barbecue in the past, but Calhoun's beats them all. They deserve ten stars! The ribs and brisket were great. Looking forward to going back to try some of the other options. The portions were big and the prices were much lower than other barbecue restaurants we've visited in the Murrieta/Temecula area. The service was great!... More 

Thank Linda G
Murrieta, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick small meal and had their pulled pork slider with their great coleslaw. Always great and best BBQ in our valley hands down. They catered our sons wedding and they went above and beyond. Everyone was raving about the food

Thank Steve W
Riverside, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had heard so many great things about this place we were quite excited to try it, but was disappointed in rather mediocre BBQ with everything served in Styrofoam. Really wanted this place to be great. Owners and staff are super friendly and clean, but there isn't really a great place to sit and eat. It is more of a... More 

Thank NorskNina
Southern California
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went there to eat and discovered that seating was very limited. It looks more like a Pizza Hut take out place. The food is pretty good though and next time we will just pick it up and eat it at home.

Thank JohnSocal
Murrieta, California
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We love this little place... The food is absolutely delish... The quantity is more than enough.... the $$$ value is as good as the taste. The family run business is always welcoming.... They are close to our neighborhood, so take out works well when you wonder what to have for dinner. Try it... you'll love it!

Thank Joann B
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I love the ribs both short ribs & spare ribs. Also, their Sweet potato pie is delicious and their beans add my husbands favorite . Always lots of food.

Thank cmincalif

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?