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One of the best parts about vacation is trying all the mouth-watering foods in the area! When you stay at Appleview River Resort, you will be just a short drive away from all the best places to eat. Whether you’re in the mood for classic Southern dishes, a juicy burger or a tender steak, you will have no problem finding something to satisfy your appetite. To help you decide where you should eat on vacation, we’ve made a list of 4 of the most delicious restaurants in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains:
1. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
If you’re visiting on a family vacation, there is no better place to dine than Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! This tasty Southern restaurant is located in The Island in Pigeon Forge, which is less than 10 minutes away from our hotel. The dining area upstairs is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal while looking onto The Island Show Fountains below. You can visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner for a family-style meal that will have you leaving full and happy. The dinner menu includes items like Southern fried chicken, spare ribs, Southern meatloaf, beef pot roast and Paula’s famous sides including creamed potatoes, baked mac and cheese, squash casserole and more. You can’t go wrong no matter what time of day you visit!
2. Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
The Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant is located in Sevierville and surrounded by the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. It’s popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Along with every meal, you will get delicious apple fritters and apple julep. For breakfast, try their famous Smoky Mountain Biscuit Benedict, fresh baked biscuits topped with tender ham and two farm fresh eggs, smothered with country sausage gravy and served with home fried potatoes. For lunch, enjoy the Apple Valley Orchard Salad, crisp greens with grilled chicken, apple relish, dried cranberries and more. For dinner, you can never go wrong with the Applewood Famous Southern Fried Chicken, which includes four pieces of their famous juicy chicken fried to a golden brown, a garden salad, mashed potatoes, your choice of Farmhouse soup, a Farmhouse side and dessert. When you stay at Appleview River Resort, you’ll be within walking distance to Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, and we’ll even give you complimentary breakfast at the restaurant one morning of your stay!
3. J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen
J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen in Pigeon Forge serves up a delicious all-American menu with the best tastes in Tennessee! You will love one of their juicy burgers or deluxe sandwiches for lunch, or try one of their signature steak and seafood entrees for dinner. If you love ribs, you don’t want to miss the chance to try their award-winning St. Louis spare ribs! Make sure you save room for dessert, though. J.T. Hannah’s has a strawberry shortcake that is sure to send you home happy. There is something for everyone at this restaurant in Pigeon Forge, making it an easy choice for families or groups!
4. Blue Moose Burgers & Wings
For casual dining with a menu featuring all your favorites, you have to try Blue Moose Burgers & Wings. Not only is it Pigeon Forge’s only family sports grill, but it’s one of the most popular places for locals to dine. If you want to catch your favorite sports team play, this is the place for you. Choose from 16 different flavors of award-winning jumbo chicken wings or a juicy angus beef burger as you watch the game on one of the 20 flat-panel televisions. Whether you want a burger, sandwich, wings, BBQ or fried shrimp tossed in your choice of wing sauce, you are sure to be satisfied at this restaurant. It’s less than 10 minutes from our resort!
These are just some of the many mouth-watering restaurants in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains that you’ll want to try when you visit. Browse all our condos near Pigeon Forge and book your vacation today near all of these dining options!