5 Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN the Whole Family Will Love

crocketts breakfast camp sign
January 26, 2017

During your stay at one of our Gatlinburg TN cabins, you'll be excited about how many amazing restaurants you will have to choose from, all located super close to your cabin rental! No matter what type of food your family enjoys, we promise that there are dozens of delicious options for you. From pancake houses and traditional southern classics to upscale steakhouses and the freshest seafood joints, the restaurants in Gatlinburg TN are unbeatable!

1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

Upholding the legend of the great frontiersman Davey Crockett, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is a popular breakfast spot featuring classic southern dishes such as griddle cakes, steak and eggs, pork chops, stone ground grits and even fried cinnamon rolls! And most meals come with a side of old fashioned Cherokee Sweet corn pone, a true southern staple! This restaurant is open from 7am-1pm daily, so show up early to get your day started right!

2. Taste of Italy

Ravioli covered in tomato sauce.

Known as "the best kept secret in Gatlinburg," Taste of Italy is easily one of the most delicious restaurants in Gatlinburg TN! Originally from New York, the owners have many years of experience in preparing authentic Italian cuisine. Your family will love enjoying pizza, lasagna, alfredo and other popular Italian dishes while watching sports or catching up on the day’s events, all at a very reasonable price! After dinner, be sure to check out some of the best family attractions in Gatlinburg!

3. Old Dad’s General Store

If you like the idea of being able to buy unique collectibles and memorabilia while you enjoy a tasty sandwich or ice cream cone, Old Dad’s General Store will be right up your alley! From camping and fishing supplies to lottery tickets and funny collectibles, Old Dad’s has it all. Plus, you won’t find a more delicious breakfast biscuit anywhere in the Smokies!

4. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

The seafood at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co is so fresh and delicious that you’ll feel like you’re eating right on the beach! This is one reason why Bubba Gump’s is one of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN. The hushpuppies are hot, the shrimp are big and juicy and the service is always upbeat and entertaining. Not to mention the cocktails are handcrafted to be the perfect start or end to every meal!

5. The Peddler Steakhouse

A delicious steak dinner.

For an upscale evening on the town with your significant other or your family, you’ll want to make a reservation to The Peddler Steakhouse. This restaurant is located right at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, meaning you’ll enjoy beautiful views while you dine. Don’t get too full on steak and salad because their dessert menu is amazing! You’ll choose between hot blackberry cobbler with ice cream, peanut butter mud pie, traditional key lime pie and several other mouthwatering options!

In order to fully enjoy all these excellent restaurants in Gatlinburg TN, you’ll need a great place to rest up between each meal! Our Gatlinburg TN cabins are the perfect place to relax and enjoy a few days of peace and quiet in the Smokies while you plan where to eat next!