Sometimes you want to enjoy a nice meal away from the noisy dining room of the restaurant. There are quite a few restaurants in Gatlinburg where you can pick up some food and bring it back to your hotel room or take it on a picnic in the national park. Here are the top 5 restaurants in Gatlinburg where you can get takeout:


1. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que is great place to pick up food. They have family feed packs where you can choose a protein and sides to share with the whole family. Bennett’s has racks of ribs, smoked chicken, pulled pork, brisket, burnt ends, and other barbecue favorites. Sides include baked beans, spicy mac and cheese, potato salad, green beans, coleslaw, and more.


2. Calhoun’s

Calhoun’s is another great local chain restaurant that serves Tennessee barbecue. They have chicken wings and boneless wings for appetizers that you can get tossed in whatever sauce of your choice. If you want something casual, grab one of their burgers or the pulled pork sandwich with their signature sauce. You’ll love the slab of ribs that has been slow roasted over hickory wood and coated in barbecue sauce. They also serve chicken tenders, pork chops, and steak.


3. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

Big Daddy’s Pizzeria is a great restaurant in Gatlinburg that offers takeout. They serve classic pizzas, from cheese to pepperoni, as well as signature pizzas. The Porky Pie is a barbecue pizza. The Carnivore is covered in almost every protein you can think of. There’s even a Taco Pie pizza. Not only can you get pizza, you can also get sandwiches or salad. Don’t forget to grab some garlic knots to go with the rest of your meal!


4. New Orleans Sandwich Company

New Orleans Sandwich Company serves Cajun-style food. There’s a fresh market fish sandwich, creole ham sandwich, Mardi Gras muffuletta, and much more. You’ll also find unique sandwiches, such as the Cajun burger, Bayou BLT, and the Fat Tuesday Ferdie. You can also try traditional dishes, such as red beans and rice, gumbo, jambalaya, and etouffee.


5. Hot Diggity Dog

When you want an all-American meal, you should grab takeout from Hot Diggity Dog. You can get a 100 percent beef hot dog or 100 percent turkey dog topped with cheese, onions, relish, sauerkraut, chili, and more. You’ll also find street tacos, cheesesteak, nachos, chicken tenders, and more on their menu.

These are just a few of the restaurants in Gatlinburg that offer takeout. You have so many options for your next meal or picnic. Want to know what else there is in Gatlinburg? Check out this Gatlinburg information to find out more about what to do and where to go when you stay with us!