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Gatlinburg Restaurants

After a long day of hiking in the Smoky Mountains, shopping in downtown Gatlinburg or whitewater rafting or visiting Cades Cove it’s time to enjoy a great meal. One of the benefits of staying in a log cabin is that you get to cook your meals at home, but you do want to get out once in a while. With that in mind, we’ve listed the top restaurants in the Gatlinburg TN area. Whether you want steak, seafood, country cooking, a great breakfast, health food or something else, it’s probably listed below.

Alamo Steak House – Steak house featuring Black Angus beef, seafood and more. They can accommodate large parties and special occasions.

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant – Famous for apple fritters and the best country cooking in the Smokies. Locations in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Bear Creek Grill – Located just 3 miles outside of Gatlinburg on Hwy 321. Features Italian, rainbow trout, gulf seafood, burgers, chicken and more.

Blaine’s Grill & Bar – Dine on their patio overlooking downtown Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Features soups, salads, sandwiches, house specialties and more.

Brass Lantern Restaurant – One of the more famous family restaurants in Gatlinburg. Also features Brassy’s Pub.

Cherokee Grill – Located in Downtown Gatlinburg within walking distance of many hotels and accommodations. Features great steaks, seafood, chicken and more in a beautiful setting.

Hard Rock Cafe Gatlinburg – Yes there’s even one in Gatlinburg and it features a wedding chapel.

Log Cabin Pancake House – They don’t have a web site, but they have the best pancakes and breakfasts in the Smokies. Located at 327 Historic Nature Trail – Gatlinburg, TN. Phone 865-436-7894

Maxwell’s Steak & Seafood – Featuring specialties such as charbroiled tuna, Smoky Mountain rainbow trout, great desserts and more.

The Park Grill – Experience dining in a lodge style atmosphere. Featured in Southern Living Magazine.

Whole Earth Grocery – A complete natural whole food store and small cafe for those seeking a healthy alternative.

Alan