Smoky Mountain Restaurants - Where to Eat

 

The Smoky Mountains have a variety of places to eat including sit down and fast food. Enjoy southern style home cooking, great Italian food, Chinese buffets, Southern BBQ, seafood, steaks, pancakes or a host of other fine foods in the area. After relaxing in your rental cabin or a fast paced day of Pigeon Forge Attractions, sit down to some of the best food in the South! See the list below for satisfies your hunger.

 

 

Big Daddy's Pizzeria

Homemade fresh ingredients and a wood fired oven make these pizza pies a treat for your taste buds. Three locations to choose from in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.

Bennett's Pit BBQ

Serves meals that are moist, tender and packed full of flavor. Pork ribs, chicken, pulled pork and beef briskets are basted in Bennett's own special sauce. Then they're placed over smoldering hickory wood & smoked for up to 14 hours!

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe is located in Pigeon Forge, TN near Wonderworks and Smoky Mountain Opry. Enjoy great food while being immersed in rock and roll memorabilia. Don't miss this must dine experience.

Old Mill Restaurant

Enjoy this comfortable family atmosphere at one of Pigeon Forge's best local restuarants. Located in the Old Mill District.

Bones BBQ Joint

Great place for some BBQ in Downtown Gatlinburg. Close to the space needle. Meats are slow cooked on the property.

Mama's Chicken Kitchen

Order by the plate for dine-in or by the bucket for that picnic in the National Park, you will love it.

Mama's Farmhouse

No waiting in a buffet line at Mama's Farmhouse. They bring the food to your table just like Grandma does. All you can eat of some of the best Southern cooking in town.

JOE & Pop's Sub Shoppe

Small but great sub shop in Gatlinburg offers amazing sandwiches for a quick lunch or dinner. Convienent to Rocky Top Sports World.

Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille

Fresh, Creative Meals with an Appalachian Spirit is there motto. This local restaurant offers sandwiches, salads, and hearty entrees and is located in the Old Mill District in Pigeon Forge.

Log Cabin Pancake House

Did someone say pancakes? Whatever is your favorite, you will probably find it on the menu. Family owned and operated in Gatlinburg, TN.

Good local place to eat in Pigeon Forge with an all American menu. In the heart of Pigeon Forge and close to everything.

Pancake Pantry

This is the place to go for pancakes in the Smoky Mountains. Made from scratch, real butter and whipped cream sound familiar? If you are in the area, this is a must do for breakfast, lunch or brunch.

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen at The Island in Pigeon Forge

Offers Southern-Style entrees, delicious side dishes, and mouth-watering desserts in a family-style setting. This Pigeon Forge restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and seats up to 300 guests. Don't miss the gift shop downstairs.

Sawyer's Farmhouse Restaurant

The Peddler Steakhouse

Serving wholesome, food, fresh salad bar and naturally aged, steaks grilled over real Tennessee hickory charcoal that Gatlinburg visitors have enjoyed for years.

Alamo Steakhouse

Two locations (Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg) for this local steakhouse. Family owned and operated in the Smoky Mountains.

Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet

The only Seafood Buffet in Pigeon Forge welcomes your family to join us daily (in season) from 3-9 p.m. for an all you can eat, full service buffet. Seafood lovers will find peel-n-eat shrimp, raw oysters in season, oysters Rockefeller or Casino, crab cakes, catfish, fried clams, butterfly shrimp, stuffed Flounder, blackened Swai, Tilapia, shrimp or crab linguini, crawfish and mussels, and other seafood entrees.

Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe

Located next to the World Famous Comedy Barn® Theater and stocked with over 100 singing animatronic chickens, the Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe is ready to serve you the best and MOST FUN Southern style breakfast, lunch, and dinner you have ever tasted!

 

 

Angilo's Pizza
115 Conner Heights Road Pigeon Forge, TN


Ann Olivia's
632 Wears Valley Rd Pigeon Forge, TN


Arby's
3652 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This fast-food staple is what roast beef lovers are thinking when they?re in the mood for their favorite kind of sandwich.

Atrium Pancakes
432 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
A familiar face on the downtown Gatlinburg scene for years, this longtime restaurant?located between traffic lights 2 and 3, serves not just 25 varieties of pancakes but a full menu of lunch favorites as well.

Berkshire's Custard
942 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Blue Moose Burgers & Wings Family Sports Grille
2430 Teaster Lane Pigeon Forge, TN
Burgers, wings, sandwiches and other pub-grub fare are at the heart of this sports bar and family restaurant in Pigeon Forge.

Bojangles
4035 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP CO
900 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
Pulled straight from the big screen and aimed right at hungry visitors, this downtown Gatlinburg eatery satisfies with its tasty brand of seafood, all the while fully immersing its guests in the Forrest Gump film experience.

Bullfish Grill
2441 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
As its name suggests, this Pigeon Forge restaurant specializes in Grand Champion Angus beef and seafood that's delivered fresh daily, all served in a relaxed, upscale-style setting.

Burger King North Pigeon Forge
2560 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Sometimes, you just gotta have a Whopper and some fries, and fortunately, area BK fans will find two locations in Pigeon Forge alone.

Burger King South Pigeon Forge
3676 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Sometimes, you just gotta have a Whopper and some fries, and fortunately, area BK fans will find two locations in Pigeon Forge alone.

Calhouns Pigeon Forge
2532 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This area brand of restaurants has earned a reputation for having some of the best hickory-smoked ribs in America.

Capelli's & Granny's
632 Wears Valley Rd Pigeon Forge, TN


China 1
3909 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Located in the Shops at Sevierville, near Food City on Dolly Parton Parkway, China 1 restaurant offers up a wide variety of your favorite Asian dishes.

Clabough's Market & Deli
405 Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN


Cracker Barrel North Pigeon Forge
2285 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Cracker Barrel South
3960 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This well-known chain of country-cookin' restaurants is a staple in the South and is so popular, that you'll find two locations in Pigeon Forge, one at the north end of the Parkway and the other at the south end

Denny's
3716 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
No matter what time of day (or night) you get a craving for breakfast or for a burger or sandwich, Denny's is the place to go.

Elvira's Cafe
4143 Wears Valley Rd Sevierville, TN


Fatboys BBQ
3269 Wears Valley Road Sevierville, TN


Firehouse Subs
2726 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Five Guys Burgers And Fries Gatlinburg
815 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Five Guys Burgers and Fries Pigeon Forge
2526 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Flapjack's Pancake Cabin Gatlinburg
146 Parkway Bypass Gatlinburg, TN


Flapjack's Pancake Cabin Pigeon Forge
2734 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Fudgewrights
601 Glades Road Gatlinburg, TN


Geno's Pizza Gatlinburg
385 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
This pizzeria chain has been a popular alternative to the national brands, and with four area locations, they're well positioned to deliver to most Smoky Mountain visitors.

Geno's Pizza Pigeon Forge
2565 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This pizzeria chain has been a popular alternative to the national brands, and with four area locations, they're well positioned to deliver to most Smoky Mountain visitors.

Geppetto's Restaurant
3250 Wears Valley Rd Sevierville, TN


Glades Homemade Candies & Ice Cream
1402 E Parkway Bypass Gatlinburg, TN


Golden Corral
3610 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
If you're looking for a way to offer the family a wide variety of menu and buffet items at a reasonable price, you might want to consider the Sevierville or Pigeon Forge locations of this nationally-known family restaurant.

Grandmothers Kitchen
3030 Wears Valley Road Sevierville, TN


GREENBRIER RESTAURANT
370 Newman Rd Gatlinburg, TN
This Gatlinburg landmark is a local and tourist favorite thanks to its unique brand of fine, upscale cuisine, served in a charmingly rustic hilltop setting overlooking Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Hardees Restaurant
3046 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This fast-food chain reinvented itself by specializing in well-prepared burgers that rival what you might find in a full-service, sit-down eatery.

Hillbilly's Restaurant
3275 Wears Valley Road Sevierville, TN


Huck Finn's Catfish, Chicken, & Steaks
3330 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This family-owned Pigeon Forge restaurant specializes in Southern dishes like catfish, fried chicken, baked white beans and their signature fried hushpuppies.

Hungry Bear BBQ
490 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Hungry Bear Cafe
3068 Veterans Boulevard Pigeon Forge, TN
It's not the biggest restaurant in Pigeon Forge, but their menu featuring breakfast and steamed sandwiches and subs are sure big on flavor.

IHOP
3636 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Smoky Mountain visitors like their pancakes, so it?s not surprising that the International House of Pancakes, located on the Parkway in Sevierville, has staked its own claim on all those hungry travelers.

Johnny Carino's Italian
2425 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
This national chain of Italian eateries has made its way into Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, serving everything from classic Italian dishes to unique entrees with an Italian twist.

Johnny Rockets
735 Parkway, Suite 2 Gatlinburg, TN


Kentucky Fried Chicken
3936 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Box or bucket, regular or extra crispy, you can always count on the Colonel for an American fried-chicken classic

Kinkaku Japanese Steak House
3152 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Long John Silvers
3060 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Drop anchor at the Pigeon Forge location of this popular fast-food seafood chain when you?re in the mood for some ocean flavor at affordable prices.

Louie's Grill
3230 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Luigi's Pizzeria
1017 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


McAlister's Deli
3784 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


McDonald's
3570 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
The home of the golden arches is a slice of Americana, and you?ll find a mighty big slice in Pigeon Forge, where the Parkway McDonald?s is the largest franchise in the region.

Mel's Diner
119 Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN
Here's a true "50s-style diner, where you can enjoy breakfast favorites, burgers, dogs, sandwiches and soda-fountain dessert favorites, all in the cozy confines of a shiny, train car-style building.

Mellow Mushroom at The Island in Pigeon Forge
131 Island Drive Pigeon Forge, TN


Mellow Mushroom Gatlinburg
903 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Mellow Mushroom Pigeon Forge
2485 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Morning Mist Cafe'
601 Glades Road Pigeon Forge, TN


Mountain Edge Grill
631 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Nino's Pizzeria and Eatery
105 Long Springs Rd Sevierville, TN


No Way Jose's Cantina
104 Waldens Main Street Pigeon Forge, TN
You'll find two Smoky Mountain locations of this national Mexican-food eatery and bar?one in the heart of Gatlinburg and one at the Walden?s Landing shopping development in Pigeon Forge.

Papa John's
466 Brookside Village Way Suite 1 Gatlinburg, TN
Whether you decide to stay in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, there?s a location of this popular pizza chain that's ready to deliver.

Papa John's Pizza Pigeon Forge
3152 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Park Grill
1110 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
A modern Gatlinburg dining tradition, The Park Grill serves a tempting menu of steaks and other hearty dishes in a charmingly rustic mountain-lodge atmosphere

Parton's Deli
328 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Pizza Hut Of Pigeon Forge
3710 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Dine in, delivery or carryout, you can satisfy that pizza craving at this Pizza Hut location, on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.

Reagan's House of Pancakes
2820 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Red Rooster Pancake House
3215 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
If you're looking to start your day in the Smokies off with a satisfying meal, look for the big red roof of this pancake house, which offers not just pancakes but also, eggs, skillet dishes, wraps, omelets and much more

Roma's Pizza & Subs
159 E Wears Valley Rd Pigeon Forge, TN


SHONEY'S
705 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
A Southern tradition, this family restaurant-with locations throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg-is known for its breakfast buffet, burgers and tempting desserts.

Shoney's North Pigeon Forge
3164 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
A Southern tradition, this family restaurant-with locations throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg-is known for its breakfast buffet, burgers and tempting desserts.

Shoney's South Pigeon Forge
3885 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
A Southern tradition, this family restaurant-with locations throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg-is known for its breakfast buffet, burgers and tempting desserts.

Slice Pizza Bakery
117 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN


Smokies Cuban Cafe
3526 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Smoky Mountain Brewery
1004 Parkway Suite 501 Gatlinburg, TN
A diverse selection of great food and a unique menu of home-crafted beers are always on tap at this microbrewery/restaurant, with locations in both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.

Smoky Mountain Pancake House
4160 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Look for the three bears on the sign and the big red roof when trying to locate this pancake house on the Pigeon Forge Parkway, serving a full menu of morningtime favorites-from pancakes to omelets to biscuits and gravy.

Smoky Mountain Shakes N Dawgs
103 Mills Park Road Gatlinburg, TN


Smoky Mountain Trout House
410 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Sonic Drive-In
2246 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
No matter which Smoky Mountains Sonic you pull into, you're in for an old-fashioned drive-in experience, from the burgers and onion rings to the shakes, sundaes and the roller skating carhops.

Stone House Pizza
1725 Waldens Creek Road Suite 101 Sevierville, TN


Subway Pigeon Forge N Parkway
2586 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Subway Pigeon Forge S Parkway
3536 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN


Subway Wears Valley Rd
335B Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN
From the six-incher to the $5 footlong, you can have your favorite sub sandwich made your way, with your choice of meats, cheeses and toppings

Taco Bell
3310 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
America's favorite fast-Mexican-food restaurant offers a wide variety of zesty flavors and usually at a budget-friendly price.

Taco Bell Wears Valley Rd
206 Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN


Texas Roadhouse
3786 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Shell some fresh peanuts and enjoy a brief snack while you wait to be served at this full-service restaurant, where steaks anchor a diverse menu with something for everyone.

TGI Friday's
2794 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
Since the 1960s, this popular chain of casual, full-service restaurants has been winning over the hearts, minds and stomachs of its fans thanks to its fun, eclectic atmosphere and all-encompassing menu.

TGI Friday's Gatlinburg
959 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


The Cherokee Grill
1002 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN
This Gatlinburg steakhouse's upscale, mountain-lodge atmosphere is an inviting place to sit down and enjoy a relaxing meal in the Great Smoky Mountains

The Melting Pot
959 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN


Timberwood Grill at The Island in Pigeon Forge
131 Island Drive Pigeon Forge, TN


Wendy's
3644 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
When you've got a craving for one of Wendy's square, hot-off-the-grill burgers made your way, just head to the location on the Pigeon Forge Parkway

Wild Plum
555 Buckhorn Road Gatlinburg, TN


Wood Grill Buffet
2301 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN
You'll literally find something for every family member and every taste at this buffet restaurant featuring signature wood-grilled items like steaks, ribs, shrimp and chicken, to name just a few.