The Smokies carry their Southern charm from farm to fork. The Appalachian cuisine paired with the ambient backdrop of the Smokies makes for a memorable meal. While you’re visiting, plan to reserve time to experience any of these 5 highly coveted dinner spots in the Smokies.
5 of Our Favorite Dinner Spots in the Smokies
The Park Grill is a rustic mountain lodge showcasing prime selections that are both grilled and smoked over Tennessee hickory.
The Peddler Steakhouse is a historic log cabin on the river with steak peddler service.
Located inside the Historic Central Hotel, Seasons 101 offers a seasonal rotating menu and delectable desserts.
The Appalachian is an upscale Southern dining experience where they pair tried and true Southern favorites with an elevated twist and instill generational recipe practices.
The Local Goat specializes in scratch-made fare with locally sourced ingredients paired with inventive cocktail experiences.
While you’re mapping out your day of exploring the national park, take a moment to browse these 6 restaurants with picnic-ready menus to build your picnic basket in a breeze!
WHERE TO SNAG GRAB-N-GO PICNIC MEALS
Parton’s Deli is a timeless favorite with freshly steamed hoagies and the best deviled eggs in Gatlinburg!
Clabough’s Market & Grill in Pigeon Forge is a great pick to load up on handheld breakfast and deli sandwiches, subs, salads, and more on your way to Cades Cove.
Old Dad’s is located near the gateway to the Smokies and has both grab-and-go breakfast and deli sandwiches, and plenty of options for your sweet tooth.
Hometown Hero’s Subs has a lengthy sandwich menu and a secret sauce you can add to just about anything.
Smith Bros Deli’s sandwiches are piled high with savory meats and cheeses.
Chubby’s serves up meaty sandwiches with old-fashioned flavor.
5 of Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in the Smokies
Pancake Pantry is a Gatlinburg staple that is famous for its menagerie of pancakes and crepes.
Crockett’s Breakfast Camp offers camp-style breakfast skillets and giant cinnamon rolls.
Grandmother’s Kitchen is the most authentic made from scratch Southern breakfast curated with hand-me-down recipes.
Flapjack’s has some of the best pecan pancakes and crispiest bacon in town- and they offer expedient service.
The Brick and Spoon provides a fun (sometimes spicy) twist on classic favorites- and BEIGNETS!