One of the best things about a visit to the Great Smoky Mountains is enjoying all the different types of cuisine the area has to offer. From a wide variety of national chains, that you know and love, to unique local eateries there is truly something for everyone.

Start your day at one of the many area pancake houses in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, or Sevierville; featuring stacks of pancakes covered with a variety of toppings traditional syrups, fresh fruits to nuts and more. If a hearty breakfast is more to your liking, there are numerous restaurants offering breakfast buffets and menu options.

Lunch promises possibilities that are endless. Choose from a large selection of sandwich options from burgers and hot dogs to hoagies, gyros and more. Order a pizza delivered to your room and continue to enjoy the day at your lodging facility. For a truly memorable experience, load up the family, pick up some fried chicken or your favorite dish, and head to the Smokies for a picnic you will remember for years to come.

Dinner can truly be one of the highlights of your vacation. You can choose your favorite cut of meat cooked to perfection at one of our local restaurants. Filling comfort foods just like Grandma made are on the menu at several locations in the Smoky Mountain area. Italian, Mexican and Oriental options abound for the fans of these cuisines as well as seafood and BBQ enthusiast.

Let’s not forget the people who are too busy enjoying everything there is to see and do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville to sit down for a real meal. For those visitors a yummy snack is the order of the day. With ice cream parlors, candy shops and snack shacks any direction you look, they will certainly not be left out.

From sit down to take out, to American comfort foods or International delights, you are sure to find something you and your family will enjoy eating. The only difficult part is deciding what you are in the mood for. Be sure to check out all of the dining options featured on this site when you are planning your Smoky Mountain day.

The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe & Grill, 175 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN

Come for the food, stay for the atmosphere. The Pottery House Cafe & Grille offers a true, authentic dining experience mixing smoky mountain ambience with our delicious menu prepared with only the freshest regional ingredients.
Phone: 888-453-6455
Phone: 865-453-6002

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The Old Mill Restaurant, 175 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN

While you are in the area, stop by for a meal at our famous Old Mill Restaurant. Sit down for an old-fashioned breakfast, lunch or dinner featuring generous family-style portions of hearty Southern classics.
Phone: 888-453-6455
Phone: 865-429-3463

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Texas Roadhouse,

Texas Roadhouse is a legendary steak restaurant serving American cuisine from the best steaks and ribs to made-from-scratch sides & fresh-baked rolls with 3 locations in Sevier County!
Sevierville: 865-908-4140
Pigeon Forge: 865-286-1543
Gatlinburg: 865-430-4284

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