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Dining in Gatlinburg: 6 of the Most Popular Gatlinburg Restaurants You Have to Try

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Among the list of exciting things to do on your trip to the Smoky Mountains should be taking the time to sit down for some delicious meals with your family! Gatlinburg is home to plenty of must-try restaurants and eateries, so you and your crew can refuel in between activities! Here are 6 of the most popular Gatlinburg restaurants you have to try:

Breakfast

1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

crockett's breakfast camp sign

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp serves up some of the best breakfast in all of the Smokies! Featuring an Appalachian-inspired menu that includes favorites like giant cinnamon rolls, french toast, waffles, griddle cakes, omelets, scramblers, eggs benedicts and more, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp has something that hits the spot for each guest! This Gatlinburg restaurant serves as the legacy of David “Crockett” Maples, who provided quality food and service to hungry travelers in the Smokies, starting back in the 1860s.

2. Log Cabin Pancake House

Log Cabin Pancake House is a family owned and operated breakfast restaurant that has served Gatlinburg visitors since 1976! Open every day from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Log Cabin Pancake House serves tasty breakfasts all day! The menu includes savory options like crepes, french toast and pancakes, as well as classics like country eggs and ham, biscuits n’ gravy, omelets and more, plus sandwich options!

Lunch

3. Tennessee Jed’s

Tennessee Jeds in Gatlinburg

Tennessee Jed’s is another favorite among Gatlinburg restaurants! Tennessee Jed’s serves up mouth-watering meats by the pound at two locations in Gatlinburg (downtown and on Brookside Village Way)! Meat choices include corned beef, roasted turkey, pulled pork, Virginia ham and chicken salad, in addition to sandwiches, Nathan’s all-beef hot dogs, salads, Frito pies and more, making it the perfect destination for a great lunch!

4. Delauder’s BBQ

You can’t visit East Tennessee without trying some BBQ first before you head home! The BBQ here is some of the best in the area! Whether you’re wanting a pulled pork platter, a rib platter, a pulled pork sandwich or anything else, Delauder’s BBQ has you covered with its delicious BBQ! Just a 10-minute drive from the middle of Gatlinburg, Delauder’s is conveniently located yet away from the chaos of all the attractions.

Dinner

5. Cherokee Grill

cherokee grill

Cherokee Grill is an upscale mountain lodge dining experience featuring fresh fish and seafood, rotisserie chicken, mouth-watering steaks, appetizers, sandwiches and salads! All the food options at Cherokee Grill are delicious, making it the perfect place to sit down for a celebration or special occasion! Located on the Gatlinburg Parkway, Cherokee Grill is near numerous attractions and features attentive and friendly service.

6. The Peddler

One of Gatlinburg’s favorite steakhouses, The Peddler serves up tender steaks with a beautiful mountain view! Located at the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Peddler is the perfect place to enjoy a delectable dinner! Have your steak cut in front of you at your table before it’s prepared or enjoy a number of awesome appetizers before going for the meat. The salad bar is a fan favorite, with endless options for making a green masterpiece.

Each of these Gatlinburg restaurants will blow you away with their food and service! You can check out even more restaurants in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains to help you decide on where you should dine on your vacation!