Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Restaurants

Whether it's a stack of pancakes before a big hike or a farm-to-table steak to round out a full day's worth of adventures, you'll find what you have a taste for in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Here's a few popular places you can't go wrong visiting. 

Corkys Ribs & BBQ

3584 Parkway Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863

Corky’s serves the finest Memphis-style ribs and BBQ with world-famous Corky’s BBQ sauce and dry rub.


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Flapjacks Pancake Cabin

Multiple locations locally

Southern Living magazine chose Flapjacks Pancake Cabin for their “South’s Best Flavors” story, so we definitely think you should, too. 


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Greenbrier Restaurant

370 Newman Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

Located in a log cabin from the 30’s, this family restaurant offers a romantic dining experience well known for fine dining, wonderful ambiance, and spectacular views atop the mountain.


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Howard's Restaurant

976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

The oldest restaurant in Gatlinburg knows a thing or two about what brings customers back. Be sure to snag a table outdoors if the weather's nice.


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Local Goat

2167 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Local Goat specializes in locally sourced, sustainable foods made from scratch. Menu highlights include fried green tomatoes, deep-fried deviled eggs, bison meatloaf, and pimento cheese cheeseburgers. 



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New Orleans Sandwich Company

631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Drop in this top-rated sandwich shop for authentic New Orleans and Cajun inspired dishes. Not in the mood for a sandwich? That’s ok—house favorites include gumbo, jambalaya, and  crawfish etouffee.


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Puckett’s Pigeon Forge

2480 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Enjoy classic Tennessee comfort food at this southern restaurant and grocery. Check their events calendar so you can be sure to catch some live music when you go. Or, pick up one of their family-size to go options for a quiet night in with your crew. 



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The Old Mill

175 Old Mill Ave, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Old Mill is one of the oldest continually operating gristmills in the country. Dine on classic southern fare while overlooking the Little Pigeon River flow through the 200-year-old mill. 



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The Park Grill Gatlinburg

1110 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

Enjoy a true Smoky Mountains dining experience in this rustic lodge that serves all the classic flavors of Southern Appalachia. Bonus: it’s located right near at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, making it a convenient (and delicious) spot to grab a bite. 


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The Wild Plum Tea Room

555 Buckhorn Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

This tea house was inspired by tea houses of Austria. The rotating menu includes recipes passed down from family and community members. You may not know what will be on the menu that day, but it will always be fresh and local.


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