With the fall foliage in full effect, visitors to the Smokies may be looking for the perfect dining spot to enjoy a delicious meal while basking in the magnificent beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. To help in this search, Visit My Smokies has put together a list of some of the most scenic restaurants in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
The Greenbrier restaurant has been serving guests delicious mountain meals for over 30 years. Tucked away in a secluded mountain hideaway, this Gatlinburg restaurant is well known for their savory menu items like buttery lobster tails, Cajun Tilapia, and stuffed chicken. Guests to Greenbrier can enjoy their freshly prepared meal while overlooking the vibrantly colored trees that surround the restaurant. Also, during the cooler months, the friendly staff at the Gatlinburg restaurant add to the comforting atmosphere by inviting dinner guests to enjoy their meals in front of the relaxing fireplace located in the main dining area.
Located in the heart of Wears Valley, Friendly Falls provides guests the perfect outdoor dining experience. From the roaring waterfall to the the natural wildlife, visitors to this quaint restaurant will be surrounded by the serene sounds of nature throughout their meal. Perfect for an afternoon picnic, menu items at Friendly Falls include hand-cut fries, homemade sauces, juicy burgers, and hearty deli sandwiches. Vegetarian options are also available, including peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Blending a scenic photo spot with a delicious meal, guests to Friendly Falls will not leave disappointed.
Located inside the only ski resort in Tennessee, the Ober Gatlinburg restaurant brings guests great flavors and atmosphere all year round. From the dining room, guests to this Gatlinburg restaurant can enjoy a panoramic view of the Great Smoky Mountains. When you have finished your meal, the staff at Ober Gatlinburg invite guests to visit their Exciting Wildlife Encounter. Home to otters, birds and two new black bears, a quick visit with these Smoky Mountain animals is sure to be one you and your family remember for years to come.
Want to find out about other great tasting scenic restaurants in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge? Visit My Smokies invites guests to explore our Dining page on our website under the ‘What to Do’ tab. There visitors will find a comprehensive list of some of the best restaurants in the area with breath-taking mountain views.