No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll be able to find the perfect restaurant to satisfy your tastebuds when you visit Gatlinburg! There is a wide variety of delicious eateries on the main downtown strip, as well as Highway 321. Not only are there your classic Southern staples, but you’ll be able to find Italian food, Chinese food and so much more!
Take a look at some of the popular restaurants in the area, and come hungry when you visit Gatlinburg!
The premiere steakhouse in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Alamo Steakhouse specializes in everything you came to the South to enjoy – Texas-sized steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers and even some seafood items! Check out their full menu.
Having been in the BBQ business in Sevier County for more than 20 years, Bennetts has racked up an impressive amount of awards for their food and service, winning “Best Ribs, Best BBQ” in 2012. The restaurants also serve amazing chicken, sausage, catfish, pork shoulder, brisket and more! Check out their full menu.
Hot rolls with cinnamon butter, seasoned fries with honey mustard, chicken, steaks, burgers and even a sample of free ribs is just the start of what Texas Roadhouse can offer you! There are locations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville. Find out more about the restaurant.
The Smoky Mountain Brewery
One of the area’s favorite hangouts for visitors and locals alike, the Brewery serves a variety of delicious items, from ribs, to wings, to burgers, to spaghetti! You’ll have plenty to choose from when you dine at Smoky Mountain Brewery.
The Peddler Steakhouse
How would you like a delicious dinner at one of Gatlinburg’s oldest restaurants, where a juicy steak cooked over hickory charcoal is waiting for you, along with mountain trout or prime rib, New York cheesecake or hot blackberry cobbler. You’ll be able to choose from many tasty menu items at The Peddler Steakhouse. A wine menu is available also!
Wild Boar Saloon
Formerly Howard’s in Gatlinburg, Wild Boar Saloon serves some of the best steaks and steak burgers, roast beef sandwiches, grilled pork chops and chicken sandwich platters around. You’ll be able to find those favorites and much more just waiting for you when you take your next trip to Gatlinburg and visit The Wild Boar Saloon.
When you drive down the main street, you’ll be able to see one of the best pancake restaurants in the city! At Pancake Pantry, you can dine on chocolate chip pancakes, sweet potato pancakes, cherry waffles, pecan waffles, western omelets, breakfast cereals with banana slices and much more!
The Best Italian
The Best Italian’s name speaks for itself. The restaurant is famous for their delicious garlic knots and serves some of the best homemade pizza you’ll find in Gatlinburg. But The Best Italian doesn’t stop at just pizza. There are also tasty entrees like filet tips linguini, chicken linguini with white sauce, tenderloin tips marsala and more amazing Italian dishes!
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 or Beef Lo Mein, General Tso’s, Hunan Beef and more. It is located on River Road just behind the main downtown strip.
If you want to dine at a restaurant with a real mountain atmosphere in Gatlinburg, Greenbrier Restaurant is the place to go. It’s located off the beaten path and offers delicious appetizers, entrees and more with views of the Smokies off in the distance. The restaurant is perfect for romantic dinners and special occasions!
LandShark Bar & Grill
LandShark Bar & Grill gets its name from the famous LandShark Lager, a beer produced under Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville label. It’s a sister restaurant to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Pigeon Forge, and you can expect the same great quality food! When you dine at the LandShark Bar & Grill, you can enjoy a delicious meal from both the land and the sea in a laid-back atmosphere.