Whether you’re craving fluffy, warm pancakes or a tender, juicy steak, you’ll be able to find something to satisfy your taste buds in Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg is full of a variety of delicious places to eat, from BBQ restaurants to steakhouses. To help you plan your meals on vacation, we’ve come up with 4 of the most mouth-watering restaurants in Gatlinburg:
1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so of course you’ll want to find a tasty spot to enjoy it. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is the perfect place to go! The menu includes all your breakfast favorites, like omelets, french toast and pancakes. Some popular items with guests include Postmasters Favorite, which is chicken fried steak, homestyle sausage gravy and 2 farm fresh eggs, and Jimmy Jose’s Scrambler, which includes 3 farm fresh eggs, scrambled chorizo sausage, peppers, cheese and more! Start your morning off right with a meal at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp.
2. The Park Grill
The Park Grill is a great place to go in Gatlinburg to get a true taste of the Smokies. You’ll get all the classic flavors of Southern Appalachia in a rustic mountain lodge setting. This restaurant is located right near the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, so after an eventful day hiking in the mountains, you can look forward to a delicious meal. The Park Grill’s menu includes the finest and freshest cuts of beef, pork, fish and chicken. And that’s not all, with every entree you’ll get to try the salad bar, which is overflowing with fresh vegetables, cheeses, fruits and more!
3. No Way Jose’s Cantina
If you’re in the mood for some delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine, head to No Way Jose’s Cantina! This Gatlinburg restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. If the weather’s nice, enjoy your meal on the outdoor covered patio, where you will have beautiful views of the river and downtown Gatlinburg. No Way Jose’s serves everything from burritos, to fajitas, to enchiladas! We recommend trying one of Jose’s specialities, like Jose’s Baja Chicken & Shrimp or the Chicken Picante, a grilled chicken breast stuffed with chipotle cream cheese.
4. Blaine’s Grill & Bar
Blaine’s Grill & Bar is one of the best dining and entertainment experiences you can get in the Smokies! This restaurant serves a variety of freshly prepared meals, and if you dine on the outdoor patio, you’ll get to enjoy an incredible view of downtown Gatlinburg while you eat! Try the Slow Cooked St. Louis Ribs or the Grilled Sirloin, and end the meal on a sweet note when you try the Big Orange Soak, which is old-fashioned pound cake, mandarin oranges, caramel soak sauce and vanilla bean ice cream! If you’re looking for a fun night out, visit Blaine’s on a Friday or Saturday after 10:45 p.m. when it transforms into 812 Gatlinburg! 812 Gatlinburg has the largest dance floor in Gatlinburg, a DJ and more, for adults 21 and older.
Where to Stay
If you want to be close to all these delicious dining options, stay at Old Creek Lodge! Our hotel has comfortable accommodations for both couples and families visiting the area. You can enjoy incredible amenities like a private balcony, an outdoor seating area, an outdoor heated pool and more! Each of our rooms comes with a coffee maker, small refrigerator and microwave for your convenience.
Try one of these mouth-watering restaurants in Gatlinburg when you stay at Old Creek Lodge. Browse all of our Gatlinburg hotel rooms and plan your trip!