Where To Eat

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Here are some popular restaurants in the area:

  1. The Old Mill Restaurant: Known for its Southern cuisine and historic setting near the iconic Old Mill, this restaurant offers comfort food like fried chicken, pot roast, and corn chowder.

  2. Paula Deen's Family Kitchen: Owned by celebrity chef Paula Deen, this family-style restaurant serves up classic Southern dishes like fried chicken, catfish, and Southern sides. Guests share large portions at communal tables.

  3. Mama's Farmhouse: Another family-style restaurant, Mama's Farmhouse, serves all-you-can-eat Southern comfort food in a homey atmosphere. The menu includes fried chicken, country-fried steak, and plenty of sides.

  4. The Alamo Steakhouse: If you're in the mood for a hearty steak, The Alamo Steakhouse is a popular choice. They also offer other American classics, seafood, and a selection of cocktails.

  5. The Apple Barn Cider Mill and General Store: Famous for its apple-themed dishes, this restaurant offers apple fritters, apple butter, and various apple-infused treats. The setting includes a charming cider mill and general store.

  6. The Pottery House Café and Grille: Located near The Old Mill, this restaurant offers a diverse menu with dishes ranging from salads and sandwiches to steaks and seafood. The ambiance includes a courtyard and a historic building.

  7. Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que: If you're craving barbecue, Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que is a popular choice. They serve up classic barbecue dishes, including ribs, pulled pork, and smoked chicken.

  8. Mellow Mushroom: For pizza lovers, Mellow Mushroom is a funky and eclectic pizza joint with a diverse menu of creative pizza options, salads, and craft beers.

  9. Local Goat New American Restaurant: A modern and trendy spot, Local Goat offers a menu focused on locally sourced ingredients. The menu includes burgers, steaks, seafood, and craft beers.

  10. Blue Moose Burgers & Wings: If you're in the mood for burgers and wings, Blue Moose is a casual spot with a sports-bar vibe. They offer a variety of burger options, flavorful wings, and other pub-style fare.

  11. The Peddler Steakhouse: Known for its rustic setting and delicious steaks, The Peddler Steakhouse offers a unique dining experience where guests can pick their own cut of steak.

  12. The Greenbrier Restaurant: Housed in a historic log cabin, The Greenbrier Restaurant serves Southern cuisine with a focus on comfort food. The ambiance is cozy and charming.

  13. Pancake Pantry: A Gatlinburg institution, Pancake Pantry has been serving up delicious breakfasts since 1960. Their extensive menu includes a variety of pancake options, waffles, and omelets.

  14. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Inspired by the movie Forrest Gump, this seafood restaurant offers a casual and fun atmosphere along with a menu featuring a variety of shrimp dishes.

  15. The Cherokee Grill: A steakhouse with a mountain lodge ambiance, The Cherokee Grill is known for its steaks, seafood, and extensive wine list. The outdoor seating offers views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

  16. The Melting Pot: If you're in the mood for fondue, The Melting Pot offers a unique dining experience. Choose from a variety of cheese, chocolate, and broth fondues.

  17. Crockett's Breakfast Camp: Another popular breakfast spot, Crockett's Breakfast Camp serves hearty breakfasts in a rustic, camp-themed setting.

  18. Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina: For those craving Mexican cuisine, Loco Burro offers a lively atmosphere, rooftop dining, and a menu featuring tacos, fajitas, and margaritas.

  19. Smoky Mountain Brewery: A popular brewpub, Smoky Mountain Brewery offers a selection of craft beers along with a menu of burgers, pizzas, and pub-style fare.

  20. No Way Jose's Cantina: This Mexican restaurant is known for its vibrant atmosphere, outdoor seating, and a menu featuring traditional Mexican dishes.