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All You Need to Know About the New Ruby Sunshine Restaurant in Gatlinburg

There’s a brand new brunch spot open in Gatlinburg! Ruby Sunshine offers a New Orleans-style brunch menu with eye-opening cocktails. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a unique meal in the heart of Gatlinburg. To help you learn more, we’ve put together a guide of everything you need to know about the new Ruby Sunshine restaurant in Gatlinburg.

What is Ruby Sunshine in Gatlinburg?

bloody mary with baconRuby Sunshine is a New Orleans-style restaurant in Gatlinburg that serves delicious brunch options all day long! Enjoy dishes made with fresh and local ingredients and their specialty “eye-opening” cocktails. This unique restaurant has the same owners as the Ruby Slipper Cafe in New Orleans. The Gatlinburg restaurant is the fifth Ruby Sunshine in Tennessee, with other locations in Franklin, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville.

What’s on the Menu at Ruby Sunshine?

The Ruby Sunshine menu features Southern classic dishes with a New Orleans twist. With a focus mainly on brunch, the New Orleans-inspired menu includes French toast, pancakes, eggs and omelets, eggs benedict, sandwiches, shrimp & grits and more. This Gatlinburg restaurant also offers seasonal specials throughout the year. This spring, try the Cereal and Milk Pancakes, classic buttermilk pancakes filled with sweet marshmallow, topped with fruity rice crispy cereal, whipped cream and served with a cereal milk sauce.

In addition to delicious food, Ruby Sunshine is well known for its “eye-opening cocktails.” Start your day off on a good note with one of their “Rise & Shine Cocktails,” including a Morning Margarita or a Boozy Iced Coffee. They also have Big Easy Mimosas and Award-Winning Bloody Marys!

For the full menu, visit the Ruby Sunshine website.

Where is This Restaurant in Gatlinburg Located?

The Ruby Sunshine restaurant in Gatlinburg is located in the heart of downtown, at 105 Reagan Drive. It’s near the Gatlinburg Space Needle and SkyLift Park. You can’t miss the big ruby red slipper on the sign! While you dine, you’ll have views of downtown Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.

When is it Open?

Ruby Sunshine in Gatlinburg is open 7 days a week. You can visit Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More Restaurants in Gatlinburg

pancake pantry in gatlinburgRuby Sunshine isn’t the only delicious place to eat in Gatlinburg! Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you’ll have plenty of options in town. Popular breakfast options are Pancake Pantry, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp and Atrium Pancakes. Popular spots for lunch and dinner include Loco Burro, Three Jimmy’s Good Time Eatery, The Peddler and Cherokee Grill.

Check out our list of more of the best places to eat in town, and decide where you want to try when you visit Gatlinburg!