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The moment all Smoky Mountain Parrot Heads have been patiently waiting for is now here. The brand new Margaritaville Pigeon Forge restaurant is now open, and we at Visit My Smokies could not be more excited!
(See Related: 3 Exciting Things to do in Pigeon Forge at The Island)
What to Expect At The Margaritaville Pigeon Forge
The new Margaritaville Pigeon Forge restaurant is unlike all the other places to eat in Pigeon Forge. Here, guests are encouraged to set their clocks “to island time” and drift away.
From the moment guests step inside they will feel as if they have been transported to a tropical beach somewhere with none other than Jimmy Buffet as their tour guide. Everywhere you look, visitors will find an abundance of island-themed memorabilia, slogans and pictures. Not to mention, there is a larger than life margarita blender in the middle of the dining area.
Our personal favorite is the Volcano Nachos. Piled high with house-made tortilla chips, melted cheese, fresh guacamole, chili, jalapenos, tomatoes, sour cream and scallions. We suggest bringing a volcano-sized appetite to finish this dish, or at least a buddy to share it with because there is a lot!
Other popular choices include:
- Shrimp Louis Wedge Salad (grilled shrimp, avocado, tomatoes, capers and hard-boiled eggs)
- Beach Club (sliced ham and turkey, Swiss cheese, Applewood-smoked bacon, dijon aioli on a toasted bun)
- Seafood Mac & Cheese (shrimp and lump crabmeat with cavatappi pasta that is covered with a Boursin cream sauce)
- Key Lime Pie with a graham cracker crust
Vegetarian and gluten free menu options are also available.
Prices for entrees range between $16.99 and $25.99. Be sure to sign up for Margaritaville Pigeon Forge’s Fins Up Club email list to receive a coupon for a free appetizer for your next visit to the restaurant.
You can sign up for the Fins Up Club here: http://www.margaritavillepigeonforge.com/finsupclub.html
Hours for the Margaritaville Pigeon Forge restaurant are 11 a.m.- 2 a.m. daily. Hours for the retail shop are 10 a.m.- 1 a.m.
For more information, or for additional details for large groups or special events, please call the restaurant in Pigeon Forge at (865) 210-8530.
Of course it would only make sense for the new tropical-themed restaurant to be located on an island. The brand new Margaritaville Pigeon Forge restaurant is located at The Island in Pigeon Forge, a fast-growing retail and entertainment complex. The Island in Pigeon Forge is located directly behind the Lumberjack Feud Dinner show off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.
For directions to The Island in Pigeon Forge, please see the map below:
Parking is free at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There is even a free trolley that will transport you and your family from your car to the entrance of The Island, so you all can avoid walking in the heat this summer.
The Margaritaville Pigeon Forge restaurant is just one of the many new exciting restaurants to call The Island in Pigeon Forge home. Other restaurants that can be found inside the thrilling Pigeon Forge attraction include the new Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, Timberwood Grill, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, and Dick’s Last Resort in Pigeon Forge.
Not in the mood for a full meal? There are also several snack shops at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Ranging from frozen yogurt to freshly-made fries, there is something for everyone here.
Snack Shops at the Island in Pigeon Forge:
- The Fudgery
- Auntie Anne’s
- Island Yogurt
- Poynor’s Pommes Frites
- Mini Donuts
- Pepper Palace
An Inside Look at The Island in Pigeon Forge
Looking for other tips on great places to eat in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville? Be sure to check out our Smoky Mountain restaurants page on our website for a full list of all our favorite eateries.
Do you have a favorite Margaritaville story or review you want to share? Let us know in the comments below!