Family Friendly Restaurants To Try This Thanksgiving 2018

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Spending the holidays in the Smokies is a family favorite and perfect way to to spend time together. If you don’t plan on cooking during your vacation, you may be wondering what restaurants can provide the delicious Thanksgiving dinner you’re used to. Here’s a list of favorite Pigeon Forge restaurants that will be open and even have your favorite Thanksgiving dishes available!


Bennett’s Pit Bar- B- Que

Thanksgiving Hours: 11 am to 9 pm

Pigeon Forge: (865) 429-2200

Gatlinburg: (865) 436-2400

Bennett’s is hosting the 23rd annual ALL YOU CAN EAT Turkey Buffet Dinner! Bennett’s Pit BBQ is the perfect place to celebrate Thanksgiving, whether you’re eating there or taking your meal home! Don’t worry- they’ll still have the savory BBQ you love! 

They are offering a family feast for $99.99 that includes:

  • 12-lb. average Turkey
  • 4 qt. of Mashed Potatoes
  • 2 pt. of Gravy
  • 4 qt. of Dressing
  • 4 qt. of Veggies of your choice
  • 15 Rolls
  • 2 Pumpkin Pies


All you have to do to claim your feast is to place an order at least 24 hours before Thanksgiving.


Bennett’s will also be offering:

  • Smoked Whole Turkey 20-22 lb average- $44.99
  • Smoked Whole Turkey 10-12 lb average- $29.99
  • Ham 22lb average- $49.99


Not only can you take the deliciousness home, but also, you can dine in! If you’re wanting to dine in the restaurant, they have you covered too. You can enjoy their buffet full of:

  • Smoked Turkey
  • Dressing
  • Smoked Ham
  • 5 Veggie Options
  • Soup and Salad Bar
  • Desserts

Additionally, you can make reservations for Thanksgiving Day for parties of 6 or more.


Mama’s Farmhouse

Thanksgiving Hours: 11 am to 10 pm

Phone Number: (865) 908-4646

Mama’s Farmhouse is an area favorite because of its delicious food, served up family-style. This Thanksgiving they’re continuing their family-style tradition by offering up a bonafide traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

The dinner you can enjoy includes:

  • Roasted Turkey
  • Stuffing
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Honey Baked Ham
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Pecan Pie, Peach Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie…and so much more!


Additionally, you can make reservations for Thanksgiving Day for parties of 6 or more.


Alamo Steakhouse

Thanksgiving Hours: 4 pm to 9 pm

Phone Number: (865) 908-9998

You’re favorite Steakhouse welcomes you and your family this holiday season! This family chophouse serves some of the best steaks, seafood, and chicken in Sevier County. Packed full of flavor, these entrees are cooked over an oak fire and served with the most delicious sides. Although there is no special menu for Thanksgiving, you can still enjoy all your Alamo favorites this holiday!


Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

Thanksgiving Hours: 4 pm to 9 pm

Phone Number: (865) 429-7171

Pizza on Thanksgiving? Sounds good to us! Big Daddy’s offers up the best pizza you can find in Pigeon Forge. They specialize in wood- fired, thin crust pizzas plus sandwiches and salads. While pizza may not be a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Big Daddy’s is perfect families to fill up on delicious food and hang out in the on- site arcade!  

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