The eclectic mix of cultures that have built up and immigrated to Gatlinburg have made it so that everyone can find both a wide variety and focused selection of eateries on the main downtown strip, as well as Highway 321. Of course, we feature many Southern staples with beef, chicken, bbq, grits, and breakfast eateries, but we also have quality houses flying the flags of England, Italy, China, Greece and others all across the area as well.
Definitely check out some of the menus here to build some anticipation for the wonderful dishes you’ll be served during your stay!
The premiere steakhouse in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Alamo specializes in everything you came to the South to enjoy – Texas-sized steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers and even some seafood items to keep things interesting! See their full menu at www.alamosteakhouse.com.
Having been in the BBQ business in Sevier County for over 20 years, Bennetts has racked up in impressive amount of awards for their food and service; winning “Best Ribs, Best BBQ” again as recently as 2012. They also serve amazing chicken, sausage, catfish, pork shoulder, brisket, and more. See their full menu at
Hot rolls with cinnamon butter, seasoned fries with honey mustard, chicken, steaks, burgers and even a sample of free ribs if you’ve never been to a Texas Roadhouse before is just the start of what the restaurant can offer you! Locations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville. www.texasroadhouse.com.
The Smoky Mountain Brewery
One of the area’s favorite hangouts for visitors and locals alike, the Brewery is part, well, brewery, and part restaurant specializing in ribs, wings, pizzas and half-priced pizzas on Tuesday nights, sandwiches, burgers, spaghetti and a ton of other items on the menu. http://www.smoky-mtn-brewery.com.
The Peddler Steakhouse
How would you like a proper fancy dinner at one of Gatlinburg’s oldest restaurants where a fat, succulent steak, cooked over hickory charcoal is waiting for you next to some mountain trout or prime rib, New York cheesecake or hot blackberry cobbler. This is one of many amazing food combinations you’ll find at The Peddler Steakhouse. Wine Menu also available. http://peddlergatlinburg.com
Wild Boar Saloon
Formerly Howard’s in Gatlinburg, but with the added advantage that is both a new restaurant and the original restaurant available upon request. Some of the best steaks and steak burgers, roast beef sandwiches, grilled pork chops, chicken sandwich platters and much more just waiting for you to take your next trip to Gatlinburg. http://www.bestitalian.com/wild_boar_saloon.html
When you drive down the main street and, at any given day during the morning, you see a line from the outside of the door extending around to the inside of the Village just to get in and eat, you know you’re looking at the best pancake restaurant in the city! Chocolate chip pancakes, sweet potato pancakes, cherry waffles, pecan waffles, western omelets, breakfast cereals with banana slices and much more! www.pancakepantry.com
The Best Italian
Not just a boastful name, “The Best Italian” proves itself to many a visitor with starting rounds of their famous “garlic knots” and continues on with some of the best homemade pizza you’ll find in the city, or filet tips linguini, chicken linguini with white sauce, tenderloin tips marsala and more amazing Italian dishes that earned them the name on this listing. www.bestitalian.com
North China Restaurant
North China is Gatlinburg’s only Chinese restaurant and it is one worth visiting before you leave the mountains. North China specializes in excellent service and even better dishes of chicken lo mein, beef, General Tso’s, hunan beef and more. Located on River Road just behind the main downtown strip.
If ever you needed to find a restaurant with a real mountain atmosphere in Gatlinburg; off the beaten path but offering some of the highest quality and highest class surroundings with views of the Smokies off in the distance, Greenbrier is where you want to go. Tucked back in the greenery like an exclusive secret, romantic dinners and special occasions are what Greenbrier is all about! www.greenbrierrestaurant.com