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When you go on vacation, trying the local restaurants is always one of the best parts! Gatlinburg is home to a variety of delicious places to eat for even the tiniest of eaters. When you visit with your family, choose somewhere that everyone in the family will love — especially the kids! To help you pick the perfect place, we’ve made a list of 5 of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg for kids.

Exciting news, Blake Shelton fans! Shelton’s Ole Red restaurant and entertainment venue is now open in Gatlinburg! The week-long grand opening celebration for the restaurant and entertainment complex lasts from March 11 through March 17 and includes a scavenger hunt, live performances with special guests, and more. Visit My Smokies has all the details on Ole Red Gatlinburg:

There’s no better way to start your morning than with a warm (or iced) cup of coffee — especially on vacation! Coffee will get you ready for a full day of exploring everything that the area has to offer. Whether it’s a pumpkin spiced latte in the fall or an iced coffee in the summer, you can’t go wrong with an extra boost of caffeine to begin your day. Lucky for you, there is no shortage of coffee in the Smoky Mountains. We’ve put together a list of 6 of the best coffee shops in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge:

If you’re anything like us, dining out is one of your favorite parts of being on vacation! We’re excited to report that visitors to Gatlinburg, TN will find a number of recently opened eateries to try during their next getaway. To help you make the most of your escape, we have put together a handy guide to seven of the best new restaurants in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.

With its majestic mountain scenery and East Tennessee charm, it’s easy to see why the city of Gatlinburg is a hugely popular destination for romantic escapes. Millions of couples come to Gatlinburg each year to celebrate weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Of course, no couple’s getaway in Gatlinburg is complete without a meal at one of the city’s legendary restaurants. To help you make the most of your vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to the top five romantic restaurants in Gatlinburg TN.

One of Gatlinburg’s most beloved restaurants is back and better than ever! On October 2, 2017, the Alamo Steakhouse celebrated its grand reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The legendary steakhouse was completely rebuilt from the ground up in its original location. Visit My Smokies has all the details on the changes made to the Alamo Steakhouse in Gatlinburg and what guests can expect when they visit the restaurant.

The Tennessean newspaper recently released a list of the 10 best restaurants in the state, and we’re pleased to report that a local favorite made the grade! The Wild Plum Tea Room in Gatlinburg was praised as “quaint and whimsical...a refreshing lunch option with attentive service set off the beaten path”. Here at Visit My Smokies, we couldn’t be happier that one of the area’s hidden gems is getting the statewide recondition that it so richly deserves. To help you make the most of your next vacation, we have put together a guide to everything you need to know about dining at The Wild Plum Tea Room.

If you’re a fan of Jimmy Buffett, a fan of great food, or a fan of both, we have exciting news for you! The eagerly anticipated LandShark Bar & Grill is now open in downtown Gatlinburg, TN. This brand new restaurant features a tropical theme and menu items that are inspired by the music of Jimmy Buffett. To help you prepare for your next vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about visiting LandShark in Gatlinburg TN.

One of the most beloved places to eat in the Smokies is enjoying a moment in the spotlight! As part of their “Hidden Treasures of Gatlinburg” series, Knoxville’s NBC affiliate profiled Smoky Mountain Shakes N Dawgs. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is famous for its unique hot dogs and delicious milkshakes. WBIR’s Brandon Bates went down to Gatlinburg to sample some of the restaurant’s signature dishes and interview the owner. You can watch the segment below:

Here at Visit My Smokies, we subscribe to the philosophy that if you’re taking a vacation, you should also take a vacation from your diet! The Smoky Mountain area offers so many delicious dining options that it would be a crime to skip all of the Southern fried goodness. So turn off your Fitbit, loosen your belt, and savor all of the mouthwatering food at the best places to eat in the Smoky Mountains.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee may very well be the pancake capital of the world. It seems that everywhere you turn in Gatlinburg, you find a new pancake restaurant - not that we’re complaining! Here at Visit My Smokies we love pancakes, and we think that the fierce flapjack competition in Gatlinburg has produced some of the best hotcakes in the country. If you’re looking for the perfect breakfast destination, be sure to check out these four places to eat pancakes in Gatlinburg: