Top 3 Reasons to Visit Ole Red Gatlinburg During Your Vacation

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July 2, 2019

If you are looking for a fantastic evening of dining and entertainment during your Smoky Mountain vacation, put Ole Red Gatlinburg at the top of your list! This fun restaurant gets its name from country star Blake Shelton’s breakout hit, “Ol’ Red,” and features a laid back atmosphere that is perfect after a busy day of exploring the Smokies! Whether you want to kick back on the outdoor terrace, listen to great live music, or have a delicious meal, you will find it all at this restaurant! Here are the top 3 reasons to visit Ole Red Gatlinburg during your vacation:

1. Unique Dining Experience

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There is no need to settle for a typical restaurant when you can enjoy a unique dining experience at Ole Red Gatlinburg! You will find everything from appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, and salads to the most delicious entrees in the Smoky Mountains! Start your meal with a tasty plate of Honey-Drizzled Skillet Cornbread, Pickle and Bacon Deviled Eggs, or Redneck Nachos before moving on to the main course. Some of the popular entrees include Grilled Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Smoked Chicken Pot Pie, Red Cornmeal Fried Catfish and Champagne of Chicken. No meal is complete without dessert, so don’t miss the Turtle Funnel Cake, Lucky Charms Banana Pudding, or the Ole Red Velvet Stack Cake!

2. Great Live Music

Ole Red Gatlinburg also features live music 7 days a week! In fact, this is the only live music spot in Gatlinburg with talent that is hand-picked by Ole Red Gatlinburg’s Nashville team! The state-of-the-art stage showcases the very best performers coming out of Music City and across the southeast. With everything from rising stars to surprise celebrity guests, you never know who will end up on stage! When planning your vacation to Gatlinburg, be sure to check the official calendar for Ole Red Gatlinburg to view their schedule of events.

3. Friendly Atmosphere

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When it comes to Southern hospitality, you won’t find a friendlier atmosphere than Ole Red Gatlinburg! Whether you are enjoying a cocktail, dining in the restaurant, or browsing through the gift shop, the staff at Ole Red Gatlinburg is always delighted to serve you. Be sure not to miss the lovely outdoor terrace where you can enjoy warm summer nights while you eat dinner. This is a wonderful place to hang out and meet some other friendly folks who are also on vacation in the Smoky Mountains.

Where to Stay

Enjoy a fabulous vacation close to Ole Red Gatlinburg when you stay with us! Our cabins are in scenic locations among the Great Smoky Mountains but are still just minutes away from all of the action in downtown Gatlinburg. We have cabins of all sizes to meet your needs, ranging from one bedroom cabins for a romantic getaway to large cabins for family reunions and group vacations. While staying with us, take advantage of all types of excellent amenities, including fully equipped kitchens, hot tubs, game rooms, and more!

Check out all of our cabins in Gatlinburg TN today to plan your vacation near Ole Red Gatlinburg! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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