Dining

Pigeon Forge Restaurants – Something for Every Taste

In Town for a Visit? Stop at These Pigeon Forge Restaurants The restaurant scene is just as varied and diverse as all the attractions you find throughout Pigeon Forge. From delicious Tennessee southern cooking to themed restaurants for family fun, to more sophisticated fare, Pigeon Forge has it all, including restaurants that specialize in Italian,… Read more »

Gatlinburg Restaurants – Great Places to Grab a Bite

Vacationing in Tennessee? Check Out These Gatlinburg Restaurants Gatlinburg, TN has hundreds of restaurants to choose from offering everything from good ol’ down-home cooking to tasty recipes from around the world. Places to eat in Gatlinburg range from take-out convenience to intimate, cozy atmosphere, everything to suit your taste. Grab some food to go for… Read more »

Johnson Family Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

What Makes the Johnson Family of Restaurants So Darned Good? 20 years ago, Bruce Johnson first realized his lifelong dream of opening a BBQ restaurant. Since then, Bruce has opened 4 more restaurants, offering cuisine ranging from steak to ice cream, and even gourmet pizza. Even though the types of food they offer vary, all… Read more »

Split Rail Eats Restaurant – in Gatlinburg Along the Arts Trail

Split Rail Eats in Gatlinburg is a little off the beaten track but it’s worth finding if you’re hungry for a good meal. With a mix of traditional and modern American diner fare, and special twists to the ingredients and specialties, this cute little restaurant is a place the locals eat, and recommend to visitors…. Read more »

Taste of Italy Restaurant: A Gatlinburg Hidden Gem

One of Gatlinburg’s hidden gems for dining is Taste of Italy. It’s a family-owned and operated restaurant popular with visitors and locals alike, serving a wide range of Italian dishes – including fresh homemade pizza – both for meat lovers and also for vegetarian and gluten-free tastes. Taste of Italy offers quality Italian food made… Read more »

Fannie Farkle’s in Gatlinburg: Food and Fun For the Family

Fannie Farkle’s is a restaurant and arcade in downtown Gatlinburg with food to go or to eat in, including its famous, foot-long corn dogs that some people have called the best in the world! Fannie Farkle’s has been converting visitors into regulars for years because of its high-quality food and fun for the entire family…. Read more »

Delauder’s BBQ: Award-Winning Hidden Gem in Gatlinburg

Delauder’s Smoky Mountain BBQ in Gatlinburg is hard to find but worth it – a hidden gem serving barbecue that was named among the Top 25 in the nation. If you crave an authentic taste of Tennessee barbecue, you have to give this place a try. Eastern Tennessee barbecue is an American treasure, known throughout… Read more »

Wild Plum Tea Room

Would you like to uncover a side of Gatlinburg that many people wouldn’t expect? The Wild Plum Tea Room, located along the Arts & Crafts Community Trail on Buckhorn Road, is an eclectic and charming tea and lunch venue. You’ll find here creative and original dishes with an emphasis on seasonal and local ingredients. Reservations… Read more »

Whole Earth Grocery in Gatlinburg

When visiting Gatlinburg, enjoy something extra good for your body and soul with a visit to Whole Earth Grocery. This cafe and store offers vegetarian & vegan food & products, natural foods & items. The food is delicious, with great sandwiches, wraps and other lunches. This all-natural cafe and shop is your one-stop Smoky Mountains… Read more »

The Best Italian Café and Pizzeria: a Gatlinburg Hidden Gem

The Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria in Gatlinburg has been a favorite among locals and repeat visitors to the Smoky Mountains since it opened in 1976. Stop in for lunch or dinner at this hidden-gem restaurant to try Best Italian’s versions of Italian favorites done right, from pizza to classic dishes, with New York style…. Read more »

The Funnel Cake Company in Gatlinburg

Yummm, funnel cake! No Gatlinburg cabin vacation or Pigeon Forge cabin vacation is complete without a visit to The Funnel Cake Company. For almost 20 years, this Gatlinburg treasure has been serving up fresh, world-renown funnel cakes and lemonade, recipes for success with your own funnel cake stand, and delivering lots of pride with their… Read more »

Howard’s Steakhouse & Wild Boar Saloon, Gatlinburg

If there are nights during your vacation that you do not feel like cooking in your spacious Gatlinburg cabin rental or Pigeon Forge cabin rental, take a short drive into Gatlinburg to find a delicious dining experience at Howard’s Restaurant. Offering lunch and dinner creations, Howard’s Restaurant features hand-cut steaks and excellent seafood that are sure to… Read more »