Dining can be a fun and memorable part of any vacation, and while planning a Great Smoky Mountains vacation in eastern Tennessee it's helpful to know which restaurants in the Smoky Mountains are top-rated by locals and visitors. Dining choices in the Smoky Mountains ranges from five-star dining to family-friendly cuisine offering something different every day. 

There is a wide variety of dining opportunities all along the Parkway from Gatlinburg to Sevierville in countless settings and cuisines. 

The following list of top-rated restaurants in the Smoky Mountains for Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville will help make choosing a restaurant in the Smoky Mountains simple and easy.


Gatlinburg restaurants are some of the top restaurants in the Smoky Mountains and include:

#1 The Peddler Steakhouse located at 820 River Road, offers naturally aged, never frozen steaks in a fine dining atmosphere and is considered one of the best places to eat in the Smoky Mountains.

#2 The Best Italian Café & Pizzeria, 968 Parkway has been serving up their Famous Garlic Rolls for 30 years.

#3 The Log Cabin Pancake House, 327 Historic Nature Trail, offers scrumptious pancakes and excellent service.



Gatlinburg does not have the corner on the market for excellent places to eat in the Smoky Mountains.

 Dining in Pigeon Forge offers a wide variety of top-rated restaurants.

#1 The Old Mill Pottery House Café and Grille, 175 Old Mill Avenue, gets top ratings in local cuisine, outdoor seating and children friendly environment.

#2 Cakes by Bakin’ Bishop, 862 Wears Valley Road, is considered one of the best dessert restaurants in the Smoky Mountains. Breakfast served daily.

#3 The Old Mill Restaurant, 175 Old Mill Road, seems to know how to do breakfast, lunch and dinner for families with children and large groups.




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