The Ultimate Guide To the Best Gatlinburg Restaurants for Every Meal

When you visit the Smokies, make sure you come hungry! Treat yourself to a world-class meal at any of our favorite Gatlinburg restaurants. From breakfast to dinner, anything you eat in Gatlinburg will delight you! Of course, along with these family-friendly eateries is a city full of fun and adventure. Before you plan your family-friendly getaway, take some time to browse through our free Vacation Guide to discover all the great activities, attractions, and entertainment Gatlinburg, TN, has to offer. 

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Top Gatlinburg Restaurants You Have to Try During Your Visit 

Breakfast  

Continental Breakfast at Edgewater Hotel

Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you shouldn’t stress about where you’ll eat breakfast while you’re in Gatlinburg. To take one vacation planning decision off your plate, we offer delicious breakfast options every morning. One of the best perks of booking your stay at Edgewater Hotel is that you can get ready for your day peacefully and then begin enjoying a tasty morning meal as soon as you leave your room! 

All-Day Breakfast at Log Cabin Pancake House

Complete with stone fireplaces and rocking chairs, the Log Cabin Pancake House is ideal for all-day breakfast lovers! The specialty at this popular Gatlinburg restaurant is pancakes, but the menu features all kinds of delicious breakfast and lunch options, including crepes, French toast, omelets, and sandwichesOf all the pancake houses in the United States, this one is sure to delight the entire family!  

Lunch  

Ski Mountain Pizza

Just because you’re in the Great Smoky Mountains doesn’t mean you can’t enjoa tasty New York-style pizza! Ski Mountain Pizza useonly the freshest ingredients and house-made dough to craft delicious pies. In addition to pizza, you can also enjoy garlic knots, fresh salads, sandwiches, and homemade desserts.  

Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

As one of the area’s local favorites, Bennett’s Pit BBQ has been voted best BBQ & best ribs for many years! The tastiest menu items are basted in Bennett’s secret sauce and smoked with hickory wood for up to 14 hours! Whetheyou’re in thmood for pulled pork, ribs, or beef briskets, you’re sure to find them right here.  

Dinner  

Howard’s Restaurant

Widely known as Gatlinburg’s oldest eatery, Howard’s Restaurant has delighted guests with exceptional meals and stunning river views since 1946. The mouthwatering menu includes excellent hand-cut steaks, fresh mountain trout, gourmet burgers, and traditional southern entrees.  

Cherokee Grill

Located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, Cherokee Grill is one of Gatlinburg’s most well-known restaurants. The steakhouse specializes in crafting quality steaks, boasts prime views of the city, and offers a remarkable mountain lodge atmosphere, making it perfect for family dinners and special occasions.  

Keep Enjoying the Best of Gatlinburg at Edgewater Hotel Double Queen - Riverside

When you stay at Edgewater Hotel, you’ll never have to say goodbye to the enchantment of Downtown Gatlinburg. Our beautiful hotel is located steps away from award-winning Gatlinburg restaurants and offers unique views of the Smokies and the city streets. At Edgewater Hotel, you can start your mornings with our delicioucontinental breakfast or with a relaxing stroll alongside the Little Pigeon RiverOur welcoming property and spacious accommodations will ensure you are relaxed and refreshed throughout your stay.  

Check our availability and make your reservations today. Gatlinburg, TN, can’t wait to show you all its beauty!