Top 4 Kid Friendly Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN That Your Family Will Love

Big Daddy's Gatlinburg
March 30, 2022

We know that children can sometimes be picky eaters, so you’ll be excited to know that there are plenty of kid friendly restaurants near our cabins! After a busy day of sightseeing in the Smoky Mountains, you can look forward to a relaxing and delicious meal while chowing down on some of the best food in the Smokies! Here are the top 4 kid friendly restaurants in Gatlinburg TN that your family will love:

1. Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets not only offers a fun 1950s style dining experience, but a menu filled with kid favorites like burgers, hot dogs and fries! There are more than a dozen burger options available, so go for the classic Original or try the SmokeHouse Burger that comes topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, crispy onion rings and homemade BBQ ranch! There is a special menu just for the little ones that includes Mini Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Tenders and Grilled Cheese. Of course, no meal at Johnny Rockets is complete without sampling one of their legendary milkshakes!

2. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Another one of the best kid friendly restaurants in Gatlinburg TN is Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, where the atmosphere is just as fun as the tempting menu! As you might expect, shrimp and seafood lovers will be in heaven with dishes such as the Maker’s Mark Glazed Salmon, Captain’s Fish & Chips, and Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp! There are plenty of great options for non-seafood fans too, including salads, burgers, fried chicken and baby back ribs! The Kid’s Meals each come with an entree, side and milk or juice, with options such as Chicken Strips, Mini Corn Dogs, Popcorn Shrimp, Fish Sticks, Cheeseburgers and more! Check out these other seafood restaurants in Pigeon Forge too!

3. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

If your kids love pizza, they are in for a real treat at Big Daddy’s Pizzeria! This popular pizza joint features handcrafted dough, homemade ingredients and a brick oven to create the best tasting slices around town! Choose from one of the specialty pies or create your own combination from a variety of mouthwatering toppings! There is even a special Personal Kid’s Pie with marinara sauce, cheese and any one topping, plus it comes with a kids drink and a homemade cinnamon sugar donut! Some of the other tasty menu options at Big Daddy’s Pizzeria include chicken wings, meatballs, salads and sandwiches, as well as cheesecake and cannoli!

4. Chicken Guy!

chicken tenders

Chicken Guy is also one of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg for kids because it features an awesome menu and some incredible milkshakes! While your children choose from Chicken Tenders, Grilled Cheese or Mac Daddy Mac ‘N’ Cheese, you’ll enjoy selecting from the menu of chicken tenders, signature sandwiches, salad bowls and shareable sides! Once you’re done with your meal, finish up with one of the unique milkshake flavors, such as Triple Double Mint, Oreo or Apple Cinnamon Cereal!

Check out all of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals today to stay near all of these fun kid friendly restaurants in Gatlinburg TN! We look forward to seeing your family soon!