The Great Smoky Mountains area offers a wide range of restaurants options from national fast food chains to full service restaurants. Following is a list of a few of our favorite places. Whatever your appetite desires and whatever your budget allows you are sure to find several of your own “favorites” from everything our local restaurants have to offer.
Locally owned and operated for 14 years! Voted Best Steaks Five Years Running! Serving Black Angus steaks, prime rib, seafood & chicken. Specialty lunch sandwiches. Kids menu. Beer, wine, cocktails. Private banquet rooms. Free Parking. Two locations: 705 E. Parkway. Gatlinburg, TN. 865-436-9998 and 3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 865-908-9998
Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que
Locally owned and operated for over 20 years! Voted Best Ribs and BBQ. Hickory smoked Bar-B-Que beef, pork, chicken, ribs, grilled steaks and shrimp. Salad bar & homemade soup. Extensive Kids Menu. Beer, wine, and cocktails. Breakfast Buffet. Friendly service. Free Parking. Two locations: 714 River Road, Gatlinburg TN (behind the Tramway). 865-436-2400 and 2910 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 865-429-2200.
A 30 year Gatlinburg tradition featuring our famous “Garlic Rolls”, “The Best Pizza”, plus all your favorite Italian dishes. Open daily. Limited Free Parking. Two Gatlinburg locations: Elks Plaza across from TGI Fridays on the Parkway and in the original location of the Brass Lantern in the central walking district.
Buckhorn Inn “Dinners”
Our mouthwatering menus and welcoming dining room offer the perfect setting for an elegant and romantic evening. Served every day at 7:00 p.m., our four-course dinners are beautifully prepared and presented — a feast for the eyes as well as the palette. Free Parking. Reservations Required: 2140 Tudor Mountain Road, Gatlinburg TN.
We are famous for our Award winning barbequed baby back ribs. Other specialties include steaks, prime rib, grilled chicken, barbeque, catfish, salads and sandwiches. And have we mentioned our award winning hand-crafted micro-brewed beers prepared by our very own brewmaster? Open-air, heated patio, full service bar. Banquets and catering, meeting rooms. Kid’s menu. Located between traffic light 8 & 10 in Gatlinburg. 1004 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Free Parking. 865-436-4100 and 2532 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 865-868-1500
Gatlinburg’s premiere casual steakhouse offers dining in an attractive mountain lodge atmosphere. Specializing in quality steaks, fresh fish, seafood & rotisserie chicken. We also have an extensive list of appetizers, sandwiches & salads. Kid’s menu available. 1002 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN Free Parking.
Hungry Bear BBQ
BBQ Restaurant serving fresh cooked Beef Brisket, Pork, Ribs and Chicken. We also feature homemade fixins’ -potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, etc. Dine in or Carry out. Rated 4.5 stars by Trip Advisor. Two locations to choose from: 2263 East Parkway – Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 325-8173 – 490 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 865-325-1084
Since 1960 when the Pancake Pantry became Tennessee’s first pancake house, visitors to Gatlinburg have made dining with us a tradition. Whether you join us for an early breakfast, midday brunch or afternoon snack, your visit will be enhanced with the warm atmosphere of century-old brick, fast courteous service and delicious food, all at a reasonable price. 628 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Family friendly, affordable dining in a contemporary mountain lodge. Children 12 and under eat for $1 times their age. Hickory grilled steaks, fresh mountain trout and Moonshine Chicken. Bring your group! Enjoy generous portions specially prepared all American fare as featured in SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE. The Park Grill also has a full service bar with an extensive wine list. Free Parking. 1110 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 865-436-2300
The Peddler takes pride on being #1 recommended dining experience in the Smokies. Naturally aged steaks are cut tableside to your specification. Our menu also offers fresh Mountain Trout and Marinated Chicken along with other delicious entrees and a generous, fresh salad bar. Children’s meals are priced at 1/2 times the child’s age. Free Parking – 820 River Road Gatlinburg, TN
Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant
Described as a cross between a ski lodge and a Bavarian beer hall, the Smoky Mountain Brewery features an enclosed deck overlooking Calhoun’s Village with the Smoky Mountains in the background. We feature an On Site Microbrewery. Lodge atmosphere, unique restaurant featuring wood roasted steaks & entrees, pizza & calzone, fresh baked breads, sandwiches & burgers, large selection of appetizers, handcrafted beers & Brewery souvenirs. Free Parking 1004 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Three Jimmy’s – A Good Time Eatery
Three Jimmy’s is a “local’s favorite” full service restaurant and bar serving fantastic, fresh homemade food. 11am-3pm, and dinner 5pm-10pm, and featuring live entertainment, Free Wi-Fi, Covered Outdoor Patio Dining Free Parking, Lunch Specials Mon-Fri. Located at 1359 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN at Traffic Light 3-A, Behind Family Dollar.
Whole Earth Grocery Cafe
Whole Earth Grocery is a complete natural foods store and café. Our menu features many vegetarian and vegan selections available for dining in or carrying out. Our grocery is a complete natural foods store offering a variety of organic foods, seasonal produce as well as the highest quality herbs, vitamins nutritional supplements, aromatherapy and so much more. 446 East Parkway in Winery Square, Gatlinburg, TN
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