The Best Non-Chain Restaurants in the Smokies.

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One of the best things to do on vacation is to be able to try new foods and restaurants that you can’t get at home. Many of our guests ask for recommendations of some of the best Restaurants in the Smokies that aren’t what they could already get elsewhere, so here, we are happy to present them to you!

In this article, we’ve got names, locations, website, a sample size of their menu and a Google Maps link to help you find each entry. Enjoy!

The Ship English Pub

170 Glades Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 325-1658

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Pub Reuben
  • – Anchor Dog
  • – Fish and Chips
  • – Chicken Tenders
  • – Pub Chicken
  • – Jarod’s Philly
  • – Hog Burger
  • – Jarod’s Club
  • – Cottage Pie
  • – Bangers and Mash

Google Maps  CLICK HERE


 

Three Jimmy’s Good Time Eatery

1359 East Pkwy #F, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 325-1210

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Smoky Mountain Club
  • – Granny Smith Turkey Sandwich
  • – Turkey Reuben
  • – Fried Smoked Chicken
  • – Chicken Tenders
  • – Southern Fried Catfish
  • – Roast Beef
  • – Burgundy Mushroom Hamburger Steak

Google Maps  CLICK HERE 


Alamo Steakhouse

705 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 436-9998

3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

(865) 908-9998

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – San Antonio Chicken Dinner
  • – Teriyaki Chicken Dinner
  • – Oak Fired Pork Chops
  • – Chili Rubbed Pork Chops Dinner
  • – Horseradish Crusted Filet
  • – Chicken Parmesan Dinner
  • – Rio Grande Rib Eye
  • – Alamo New York Strip

 

Gatlinburg Location Google Maps  Click Here  

Pigeon Forge Location – Google Maps Click Here 


 

Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill

651 Parkway #110, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 325-6022

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – All Sauced Up Wings
  • – Chili Cheese Fries
  • – Parson’s Pickles
  • – Fried Green Tomatoes
  • – Chips & Salsa
  • – Cream Corn Fritters
  • – Back Alley Quesadilla
  • – Cream Corn Fritters
  • – Parkside Panini
  • – Hillbilly Philly
  • – Hatfield Chicken
  • – “Bust It Big” BBQ

Google Maps CLICK HERE  


Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria in Elks Plaza

Suite #9 968, Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 430-4090

3206 710, Park Path Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 436-4345

 

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Signature Garlic Rolls
  • – Meatballs Parmigiana
  • – Antipasta Salad
  • – Chef Paul’s Seafood Medley
  • – Paul’s Red Clam Sauce Supreme
  • – Linguini & Clam Sauce
  • – Fettuccini Alfredo
  • – Lasagna with Meat Sauce
  • – Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
  • – Spaghetti Marinara with Mushrooms
  • – Tenderloin Tips Marsala
  • – Veal Parmigiana

 

Gatlinburg 321 – Google Maps CLICK HERE

Elks Plaza Down Town Gatlinburg Google Maps CLICK HERE


 

 

Crystelle Creek Restaurant

1654 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 430-1551

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Char-Grilled Skewer
  • – Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • – Catfish Sandwich
  • – 8 oz Filet of Beef Tenderloin
  • – 10 oz Smoked Prime Rib
  • – Chopped Steak
  • – South Western Chicken
  • – Spaghetti Marinara
  • – Chicken Parmigiana
  • – Vegetable Lasagna

Google Maps: CLICK HERE


 

J.O.E. and POP’s Sub Shoppe

1244 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 412-1333

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Philly Cheesesteak
  • – Chicken Cheesteak
  • – Italian Roast Beef Sandwich
  • – Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
  • – Italian Sub
  • – Club Sub
  • – Create-Your-Own Sandwiches
  • – Open Faced Roast Beef
  • – Grilled Chicken
  • – Roast Beef and Provolone
  • – Genoa Salami and Cheddar

Google Maps CLICK HERE   


Taste of Italy

1235 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 325-1750

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Calamari Fritti
  • – Fried Ravioli
  • – Meatball Parmesan
  • – Buffalo Bleu Chicken Salad
  • – Philly Cheese Steak
  • – Oven Roasted Turkey BLT
  • – Mushroom and Swiss Burger
  • – Bacon Cheeseburger
  • – Big Burger
  • – Eggplant Parmesan
  • – Chicken Francese
  • – Veal Picatta

Google Maps CLICK HERE


  

Smoky Mountain Trout House

410 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 436-5416

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Broiled Mountain Trout
  • – Pan Crispy Fried Mountain Trout
  • – Mountain Trout Sauteed
  • – Parmesan Trout
  • – Dilly Trout
  • – Smoky Mountain Trout
  • – Trout Almondine
  • – Green Bean Almondine Trout
  • – Cheese-baked Trout
  • – Blackened Rainbow Trout
  • – Trout Fritters

Google Maps CLICK HERE


 

Atrium Pancakes

432 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 430-3684

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Happy Hiker Breakfast
  • – Eggs Benedict
  • – Buttermilk Pancakes
  • – Pecan Pancakes
  • – Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • – M&M Pancakes
  • – Apple-Cinnamon Pancakes
  • – Blackberry Pancakes
  • – Caribbean Pancakes
  • – Banana-Nut Pancakes
  • – French Toast

Google Maps CLICK HERE


 The Park Grill

1110 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 436-2300

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Hickory Grilled Moonshine Chicken
  • – Southern Pecan Chicken
  • – Smoky Mountain Shrimp
  • – Rib Eye or New York Strip
  • – Buckshot Sirloin
  • – Filet Mignon
  • – Hickory Grilled Hamburger
  • – Moonshine Marinated Chicken Sandwich
  • – Chicken Sandwich
  • – Pulled Pork BBQ Plate
  • – Jack Daniel’s Crème Bruleé
  • – Pepper Jack Cheese & Spinach Queso Dip

Google Maps CLICK HERE 


 

The Peddler Steakhouse

820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 436-5794

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – New York Strip or Rib Eye
  • – Filet Mignon
  • – Prime Rib
  • – Crab & Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
  • – Marinated or Blackened Chicken
  • – Fresh Rainbow Trout
  • – French Onion Soup
  • – Stuffed Shrimp
  • – Sweet Potato Casserole w/Coconut
  • – Kahlua Creme Brulee
  • – Chilled Shrimp Cocktail
  • – Oysters on Half Shel

Google Maps CLICK HERE


 Bennetts BBQ

714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 436-2400

2910 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

(865) 429-2200

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Bar-b-que Pork Shoulder
  • – Bar-b-que Beef Brisket
  • – Pulled Chicken
  • – Smoked Sausage
  • – Hog Legs
  • – Chargrilled Burgers
  • – Brisket Burger
  • – Jumbo Baby Back Ribs
  • – Deep Fried Deviled Eggs
  • – BBQ Nachos
  • – Brisket Stuffed Mushrooms

Pigeon Forge Location – Google Maps CLICK HERE

Gatlinburg Location – Google Maps CLICK HERE


 

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

1103 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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(865) 325-1403

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes
  • – Thick Aretha Frankensteins Pancakes
  • – Huevos Rancheros
  • – Chopped Steak and Eggs
  • – Elk Mountain Grande Burrito
  • – Fried Cinnamon Rolls
  • – Western Style Omelet
  • – White Oak Flats Eggs Benedict
  • – Florentine Benedict
  • – Waffle of Insane Greatness
  • – Stuffed French Toast

Google Maps CLICK HERE


 

Wild Bear Tavern

4236 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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(865) 868-0737

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Alsterwasser
  • – Apfelstrudel
  • – Butter Grog
  • – Bavarian Wings
  • – Big Bear German Liverwurst Board
  • – Chicken Bratwurst
  • – Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich
  • – Leberkase Melt
  • – Wild bear Club Sandwich
  • – Schnitzel Parmigiana
  • – German Pot Roast
  • – Honey Mead Mustard Salmon
  • – Opa’s Pork Shank

Google Maps CLICK HERE  


 

Huck Finn’s Catfish

3330 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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(865) 429-3353

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Southern Fried Chicken
  • – Catfish and Chicken
  • – Country Fried Steak
  • – Chopped Steak
  • – Popcorn Shrimp
  • – Rocky Top Boom Boom Shrimp
  • – Fish and Chips
  • – Slotsy’s Grilled Catfish
  • – Rainbow Trout
  • – Boneless Chicken Breast
  • – Grilled Haddock

Google Maps CLICK HERE


 The Old Mill Restaurant

164 Old Mill Ave, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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(865) 429-3463

Menu Item Sampler:

  • – Southern Fried Chicken
  • – Southern Fried Beef Liver
  • – Southern Fried Country Ham
  • – Southern Country Fried Steak
  • – Homemade Meatloaf
  • – Old Mill Chicken and Dumplings
  • – Deep South Chicken Pot Pie
  • – Pot Roast and Gravy
  • – Spareribs and Sauerkraut
  • – Southern BBQ Plate
  • – English Mountain Rainbow Trout

Google Maps CLICK HERE