Pigeon Forge Restaurants

More than 200 Pigeon Forge restaurants to satisfy your tastebuds


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A view from inside The Pottery House Cafe, Pigeon Forge. Image by Jeaneane Payne

Pigeon Forge Restaurants range from mom and pop restaurants that serve up Southern Comfort Food, trendy restaurants, cafes, burger joints, 50’s diners, pizzerias, and fine restaurants.

You can easily find a place to eat that fits your budget and the dining flavors you desire. If you’re staying in a cabin or condo on your Smoky Mountain vacation, you’re in luck. There are several grocery stores where you can pick up supplies to have a cookout on your BBQ grill.

Pigeon Forge Restaurants:

Alamo Steakhouse – Oak fired Black Angus steaks; 6 year winner of “Best Steaks” by locals. Also on the menu are soups & salads, sandwiches, seafood, chicken, and more.

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The Alamo Steakhouse. Image by Jeaneane Payne

Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que – Real hickory smoked Bar-B-Que beef, pork, chicken and ribs, mesquite grilled steaks and shrimp. In addition, there is a salad bar and homemade soup. Beer, wine, and cocktails. Full breakfast menu.

Big Daddy’s Pizzeria – Fresh baked pizza made from fresh ingredients and hand crafted dough.

Blue Moose Burgers & Wings – Pigeon Forge’s only family sports grill. Blue Moose serves a variety of casual American fare from the juiciest angus beef burgers, award winning jumbo chicken wings in 16 different flavors, hotdogs, salads and ice cold beer. Blue Moose’s inviting atmosphere and 20 flat panel televisions, make it the “spot” to catch all the games.

Bojangle’s Famous Chicken – Distinctive, flavorful chicken made with a special blend of seasonings and served with hot, fresh buttermilk biscuits and one-of-a-kind fixin’s like Bojangles’ Dirty Rice® and Bojangles’ Cajun Pintos®.

Pigeon Forge Restaurants offer many varieties of cuisine!

Bullfish Grill
– Soups, salads, meatloaf, trout, Southern corn chowder and other soups, steaks and chops, fresh seafood, and signature dishes.


Calhoun’s Restaurant – House specialty is award winning BBQ baby back ribs. Other specialties include steaks, prime rib, grilled chicken, BBQ, catfish; salads and sandwiches. Glass enclosed seating on the Parkway, full service bar. Banquets/Catering.

Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet – A country buffet serving seafood and Southern comfort food.

Corky’s BBQ – Hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – Serves homestyle meals prepared from scratch, so treat yourselves to breakfast, lunch,or dinner.

Firehouse Subs – You’ll appreciate hot specialty subs in a fast-food environment.

Five Guys Burgers and Fries – Burgers, fries, sandwiches, and hot dogs in a relaxed environment.

Geno’s Pizza & Subs – Geno’s offers pizza, bread sticks, sandwiches, cheese sticks, hot wings, calzones, salads and more using real cheese, all natural ingredients. Their dough is made fresh daily.

Golden Corral – Relax and enjoy a full buffet lunch and dinner.

Pigeon Forge Restaurants offer menus items to fit any budget!

Hard Rock Cafe
– In the mood for a quick burger and some sight-seeing or a lifetime commitment? The Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge provides authentic experiences that rock.


Huck Finn’s Catfish – Family owned and operated restaurant established in 1995. Famous for All You Can Eat catfish and chicken dinners.

J. T. Hannah’s Kitchen – All American menu of burgers and sandwiches. This old warehouse is filled with rustic décor and relics reminiscent of the 1930s. Most noteworthy, the restaurant was opened in honor of J.T. Hannah, a prosperous businessman in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Johnny Carino’s – Classic Italian food in a relaxed environment.

Kinkaku Japanese Steak House – Live hibachi cooking, sushi dining, Samurai’s bar.

Mama’s Farmhouse – Southern cookin’ served family style. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu changes daily.

McAllister’s Deli – Sandwiches served on artisan breads like baguette, ciabatta and focaccia. A variety of soups.

Mel’s Diner – A classic 50s American diner serving traditional American food.

Pigeon Forge Restaurants offer everything from burgers to the finest steak dinners!

Mellow Mushroom – Hand-tossed, southern gourmet pizzas, calzones, fresh salads, made-to-order hoagies and more. Patio on the Parkway. Wi-Fi.

No Way Jose’s Cantina – Especially relevant, this restaurant uses authentic recipes discovered years ago off the coast of Baja, Mexico. Even tamales are hand wrapped daily in banana leaves to ensure the best taste and texture. The choicest cuts of meat and poultry are marinated for exceptional tenderness and charbroiled.  Most noteworthy, salsas and sauces are prepared from farm fresh produce.

Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille – First of all, this is one of the finest and most picturesque dining experiences in the Smoky Mountains. Furthermore, you will find the highest quality steaks, southern catfish and fresh seafood, as well as other southern comfort foods. Other menu items include garden fresh salads made to order, delicious sandwiches, and burgers. In addition, you will enjoy hearty homemade soups and freshly baked breads.  Furthermore, breads are made with wholesome grains stone ground at the historic Old Mill.

Old Mill Restaurant – At the Old Mill Restaurant, whet your appetite with a menu that features hearty Southern classics. Choose from  country fried steak, southern-fried catfish, pot roast and gravy, or southern fried chicken.  Chicken and dumplings and country ham with redeye gravy are also popular menu items. Also, scratch-made biscuits, muffins and corn fritters from the bakery are the perfect addition. Most of all, dinner specialties are served in generous portions and include the Old Mill Restaurant’s signature corn chowder, salad.  Also, you get all the fresh vegetables you can eat and even free dessert.

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Papa John’s
– You will find this pizzeria in Winery Square.  The menu consists of pizza, breadsticks, cheese sticks, coke products, chicken strips and chicken wings. In addition are daily specials.  Also,  Papa John’s offers carry out and delivery.


Shoney’s – First of all, Shoney’s offers a breakfast and dinner buffet and an a la carte menu with comfort food.

Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant – On Site Microbrewery. First of all, you will enjoy dining in a Lodge atmosphere. A unique restaurant featuring wood roasted steaks & entrees, pizza & calzone, and fresh baked breads.  Also on the menu are sandwiches & burgers, large selection of appetizers, handcrafted beers; Brewery souvenirs.

Texas Roadhouse – Specialty steaks, home baked bread, country side, ribs, and salads.

Tony Roma’s – Tony Roma’s is the largest casual theme restaurant chain specializing in ribs in the world. In addition, this restaurant serves its signature ribs, world famous onion loaf, and other steak, chicken and seafood entrees.

Wood Grill Buffet – First of all, the is one of the South’s largest buffets.   While the restaurant serves grilled steaks, smoked ribs, succulent shrimp, tasty fried chicken, there are lots of other items on the buffet.


In conclusion, you have more than 200 restaurants to choose from in the Pigeon Forge area.  Furthermore, you can plan your entire dining experiences around your budget.  Starting your day with a hearty breakfast since you will be using a lot of energy to see all the sights.  Most of all, you can easily find a pancake house in addition to places that serve a full breakfast menu!

If you are planning a picnic in the national park, area grocery stores have everything you need for a BBQ.  Also, several restaurants prepare fried chicken “To Go”.    In addition, you can pick up side dishes at a number of fast food places.  Therefore, you will find it is easy to plan for a picnic since we’ve done most of the work for you.

Jump start your day with probably one of the best breakfasts you’ve ever had.  Since we have many pancake houses and other restaurants that serve breakfast, you will probably do a jig.  If you plan to spend all day hiking in the Smokies, you will definitely want to fill up with a hearty breakfast.

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