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4 Best Restaurants in Pigeon Forge That Serve Southern Food

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In the mood for delicious southern comfort food? You’ll find some of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge that serve southern food you’re looking for! From fried chicken to chicken and dumplings, there are all kinds of dishes you can find. Here are 4 of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge that serve southern food:

1. Old Mill Restaurant

the old millOne of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge, and one of the most popular, is the Old Mill Restaurant. They serve fried chicken, meatloaf, chicken and dumplings, and beef livers. You’ll also find salad, soup, and seafood. The Old Mill Restaurant has a signature corn chowder you’ll love. After you fill up on delicious savory dishes, you should try one of the freshly baked desserts from the bakery. They also sell bread that is made fresh in the bakery every day. You’ll want to come back for all three meals!

2. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen also serves meals family style, making you feel like you’re right at home! You can eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner here. Breakfast allows you to choose 3 Down Home Dishes, 1 Breakfast Meat, and 2 Breakfast Treats. Some of the food you can get includes chicken and biscuits, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage patties, hashbrown casserole, or grits. Lunch and dinner include the same foods. You can pick which experience you want, allowing you to choose 2 or 3 Down Home Dishes and 4 sides. Some food you could get includes beef pot roast, fried catfish, and chicken and dumplings. Sides include creamed potatoes, collard greens, and baked mac and cheese.

3. Mama’s Farmhouse

mama's farmhouse in pigeon forgeMama’s Farmhouse serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so you can get your southern food fix any time of the day! Mama’s is unique because food is served family style. You choose a few entrees and sides for the entire table to share, just like you’re at home! Southern breakfast includes biscuits and sausage gravy, bacon, ham, eggs, and much more. Lunch and dinner can be fried chicken, meatloaf, country fried steak, and other entrees. Sides include mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, fried okra, creamed corn, and more. Everyone also gets dessert, which is chocolate chip cookies, banana pudding, or fruit cobbler.

4. Huck Finn’s Catfish

For one of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge that’s casual and serves southern food, head over to Huck Finn’s Catfish. Start out with fried chicken livers or fried green tomatoes. Whatever dinner you decide to get, it comes with bottomless vittles. These vittles include baked white beans, coleslaw, french fries or mashed potatoes and gravy, hushpuppies, dill pickles, and onion slices. Some of the entrees you can get include catfish, fried chicken, country fried steak, and shrimp.

These are the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge to eat at if you’re in the mood for southern food. For more suggestions of places to eat in Pigeon Forge, read out blog, “4 Delicious Restaurants in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains.”

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