Looking for a delicious place to grab a bite to eat during your next vacation to the area? The Travel Channel recently released their list of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN. From breakfast spots to fine dining steakhouses, you will find a ton of amazing restaurants you and your family or group are sure to love on this list.
For more information on our favorite restaurants in Gatlinburg TN that made the cut, read below!
1. Log Cabin Pancake House
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not enjoy it at one of the best pancake restaurants in Gatlinburg TN, Log Cabin Pancake House. Not only does this breakfast spot offer you huge sacks of mouth-watering pancakes, but it also features a variety of other early morning favorite menu items, including crepes, buttermilk biscuits, french toast, and more!
If you get a later start in the day, don’t worry. The Log Cabin Pancake House also serves lunch. Featuring juicy burgers, hot sandwiches, and a delicious lunch buffet, you will have no trouble finding something you love when you eat here.
These items are also perfect for you to order to go and enjoy at your favorite picnic spot in the area, like Mynatt Park or somewhere in the national park.
2. Wild Plum Tea Room
Inspired by the Austrian-style tea houses, the Wild Plum Tea Room has been a staple in the Gatlinburg restaurant community for over 32 years. Their menu offers daily chef specials, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more. They even offer several vegetarian selections, so you will have no trouble finding something to enjoy here no matter what your dietary requirements are.
We are also happy to say Wild Plum Tea Room is a pet-friendly restaurant. Meaning, you and your pet can enjoy your delicious meal while relaxing on the scenic patio.
The Wild Plum Tea Room is one of the many unique restaurants in Gatlinburg TN found in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts District. Because of this, we encourage you and your family or group to walk off part of your meal by exploring all of the quaint shops surrounding the restaurant.
3. Hofbrauhaus Restaurant
Located above The Cheese Cupboard in The Village, The Hofbrauhas Restaurant is a German-style pub located in the heart of downtown. The menu here is full of German staples, including their famous reuben sandwich loaded with corned beef, swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.
Even better, just like European restaurants, typically the person taking your order is also the person who will be preparing your food.
Because of this, you may want to leave a little room in your schedule for a longer wait time. However, we promise it is well worth it! Besides, you can always enjoy one of their authentic German beers while you wait.
4. The Peddler Steakhouse
If you are looking to enjoy a romantic meal or planning a celebratory dinner, we recommend you make a trip to The Peddler Steakhouse during your next vacation to the area. One of the best steakhouse restaurants in Gatlinburg TN, the staff here offers a fine dining experience that you cannot find anywhere else in the area.
The menu at The Peddler Steakhouse showcases unbeatable steaks, fresh out of the over baked potatoes, freshly caught fish, tender chicken, and much more!
Not to mention, they also have one of the best dessert offerings in the area. For us, we love their decadent chocolate cake that is served with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and homemade whipped cream.
Now that you know all of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN to eat at during your vacation, it is time to decide what else you want to do during your vacation. For more fun and unique ideas of places to go and things to do during your next trip to Gatlinburg, check out our blog about the Top 5 Gatlinburg Vacation Ideas You Will Love.