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4 of the Best Restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN and the Smoky Mountains

Posted on March 27, 2022
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One of the best parts about vacation is trying all the restaurants in the area! When you stay with us, you will be just a short drive away from all the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge TN. 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. Here are 4 of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN and the Smoky Mountains:

1. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

If you’re in Pigeon Forge on a family vacation, there is no better place to dine than Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! This Southern restaurant is located in The Island in Pigeon Forge, which is less than 10 minutes away from our condos. The dining area upstairs is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal while looking onto The Island Show Fountain below. You can visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner for a family-style meal. 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. Once you eat at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, you’ll see why it’s one of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge.

2. Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant

The Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant is located in Sevierville. This restaurant is popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Along with every meal, you will get delicious apple fritters, apple butter, and apple julep. For breakfast, try their famous Smoky Mountain Biscuit Benedict, which are 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, try the Apple Valley Orchard Salad,  which includes crisp greens with grilled chicken, apple relish, dried cranberries, and more. For dinner, you can never go wrong with four pieces of the Applewood Famous Southern Fried Chicken, a garden salad, mashed potatoes, your choice of Farmhouse soup, a Farmhouse side, and dessert. When you stay with us, 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. Blue Moose Burgers & Wings

blue mooseFor casual dining with 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 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 Blue Moose. It’s less than 10 minutes from our resort!

4. J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen

J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen is a great restaurant in Pigeon Forge TN that serves up a delicious all-American menu! 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.

More of the Best Places to Eat in Pigeon Forge TN

the old millThese are just some of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains that you’ll want to try when you visit. Other local favorite restaurants in Pigeon Forge include The Old Mill Restaurant, Pottery House Cafe & Grill, the Local Goat, and Alamo Steakhouse.

If you want to stay close to all of these best places to eat in Pigeon Forge TN and the Smoky Mountains, choose one of our condos! You’ll be within walking distance of the Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and just short drive from the other restaurants. Browse all our condos near Pigeon Forge and book your vacation today near all of these dining options!

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