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New Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains: Puckett’s Grocery & Chesapeake’s

While the Smoky Mountains are already home to many delicious restaurants, the area is welcoming two new places to dine. Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant is now open Pigeon Forge, and Chesapeake’s is coming soon to Gatlinburg! We’ve got all your details on the 2 new restaurants in the Smoky Mountains:

About Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant

Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant is now open and serves as a new place to eat and be entertained in Pigeon Forge this year! The restaurant is located next door to the Incredible Christmas Place. Puckett’s is a Tennessee chain of restaurants and is known for its barbecue and other Southern favorites. The menu includes barbecue smoked slow ‘n’ low over cherry wood with home-cooked sides, burgers, and breakfast dishes. Along with delicious food, visitors can enjoy live music performances!

About Chesapeake’s in Gatlinburg

lobster on plate with lemon and butterChesapeake’s is opening a location in Gatlinburg! This will be the restaurant’s third location. Chesapeake’s is part of the Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, which also includes Copper Cellar, Calhoun’s Cherokee Grill, Corner 16, Smoky Mountain Brewery, Cappuchino’s, and multiple banquet and catering locations. Chesapeake’s is a seafood restaurant that serves everything from Maine lobster to fresh Maryland crab cakes. Your food will come straight from the sea to your table! Like all of the Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, you’ll be guaranteed fresh food and friendly service.

More Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

These two places aren’t the only new restaurants in the Smoky Mountains! The Smokies have welcomed a variety of delicious places to the area recently. Here are some of the best restaurants for you to try while you’re here:

Brick & Spoon – Brick & Spoon has been named one of the top 10 breakfasts in the U.S. by Travel & Leisure Magazine! If you’re looking for a an upscale breakfast, brunch, or lunch that’s sophisticated yet casual, this is the place for you. The menu includes omelets, stuffed french toast, fresh salads, burgers, and more. They also serve a variety of cocktails and built-to-order bloody marys!

southern meal with ham, mac and cheese, and green beansFive Oaks Farm Kitchen – Five Oaks Farm Kitchen is one of the newest restaurants to open in Sevierville. For a hearty Southern breakfast or supper, this is the place for you. Enjoy your favorite breakfast staples like country ham, grits, and scratch-made biscuits and gravy, or have some chicken and dumplings or fried chicken for supper! The portions are so big that two people can even share a plate.

Graze Burgers – Graze Burgers in Sevierville serves visitors all natural, grass fed beef burgers. Stick with what you know and love and order their Classic burger, or try something new with their Southern Jam burger, which has pimento cheese, bacon, jam, bourbon caramelized onions, local greens, tomatoes, and house pickles.

Ole Red Gatlinburg – Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Gatlinburg opened in March 2019 and serves up a variety of tasty entrees. Not only can you listen to live music, but you can enjoy foods unique to the restaurant’s Gatlinburg location like the Ober Gatlin-burger. The Ober Gatlin-burger is a pork burger with Ole Smoky Moonshine mushrooms and Swiss cheese on a salted pretzel bun.

Check Out Other Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

When you’re in town, there are so many delicious places to eat in the Smokies you should try! Browse our complete list of restaurants in the Smoky Mountains, and choose where you want to dine on your vacation.