Top 10 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

#1 Bennett’s Pit BBQ

Serving the area’s best slow-smoked ribs, beef, chicken, sausage and pork for 26 years! Come find out why they are voted best ribs and best BBQ year after year by the readers of the Mountain Press. Come taste the difference homemade makes, with delicious BBQ beans, cole slaw, potato salad and so much more that perfectly complements the mouth-watering BBQ. Bennett’s Pit BBQ also won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2017.


#2 Alamo Steakhouse

Voted best steaks in the county again and again by the readers of the Mountain Press. Alamo Steakhouse hand cuts their Angus beef, cooking it over an open oak fire, rendering it juicy, flavorful and tender. They also have an extensive seafood, chicken and chops menu and are TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Winner in 2017. Alamo has been locally owned and operated for 17 years and pride themselves on food and service.


#3 Mama’s Farmhouse

Serving up country favorites, FAMILY STYLE, right to your table so you get to taste everything that Mama is cooking that day. Specialties like Fried Chicken, Chicken Fried Steak, Turkey, Honey Ham, Meatloaf and more are paired with a huge variety of vegetables like green beans, chicken-n-dumplings, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato casserole and so much more. They always finish lunch or dinner with their famous delicious peach cobbler and banana pudding. In addition to these Southern Delights, daily breakfast features pinwheels, eggs, sweet potato pancakes, fried chicken tenders, sausage, bacon and much more! Taste something you really can’t get enough of, just ask for more, because Mama always has a stove full of goodies.


#4 Harpoon Harry’s Crab House

Harpoon Harry’s Crab House is a unique multifaceted, indoor/outdoor, dining facility specializing in great seafood, sushi, steaks and spirits. Specializing in Dutch Harbor King Crab, Peace River Blue Crab as well as Maryland and Louisiana Blue Crab, Lobster, shrimp, scallops and fresh fish from the Northeast. The Steaks and other land fare is from top quality beef, Pork and Poultry producers. The Sushi has been touted by patrons as the freshest and tastiest sushi they have ever tasted.  It is also an entertainment venue on Friday and Saturday nights boasting live entertainment as well as a DJ booth for sound and alternative music. There are Games, pool tables, and many Televisions for Sporting events as well as a large pull down screen for specialty game events.


#5 J.T. Hannah’s

You’ll drool over one of their delicious burgers or deluxe sandwiches. Feel the sizzle of the signature steaks and seafood entrees, or sample one of J.T. Hannah’s Specialties such as their award-winning St. Louis Spare Ribs! When you’re finished, don’t forget to order a local favorite – Mama Laura’s Famous Strawberry Short Cake!


#6 Old Mill Restaurant

Established in 1830 and a local landmark. History, dining and shopping are all available in the historical old town area of Old Mill Square. You haven’t experienced true Southern cuisine until you’ve sat down to an old-fashioned breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Old Mill Restaurant. Stoke your appetite with a menu that features hearty Southern classis like country-fried steak, sugar-cured ham, pot roast and gravy, chicken and dumplings and chicken potpie. Dinner specialties are served in generous portions along with their signature corn chowder, salad, fresh vegetables and dessert. All fresh vegetables are served family style – complimenting each dinner and lunch entree.


#7 Local Goat

Local Goat Tavern is Pigeon Forge’s best restaurant for craft food and drinks. The kitchen is a scratch kitchen specializing in locally sourced and sustainable foods. They make everything from scratch in the kitchen daily including their breads. The bar specializes in local craft breweries, craft cocktails and fine wines and the dining room is adorned with artwork produced from local artists and craftsman. Local Goat Tavern is the perfect place for any occasion!


#8 Huck Finn’s Catfish

Step into an authentic southern atmosphere with fresh, delicious, and made from scratch meals! Their extensive southern menu also features such delicious items as country fried steak, grilled chicken, frog legs, fried or grilled shrimp, steaks, pork loin, fish and chips, chicken livers…and many more. With live music and friendly staff, Huck Finn’s is a great place for a good time.


#9 No Way Jose’s Cantina

If you are a fellow lover of chips and queso, fajitas, and margaritas look no further! They use the freshest, and most authentic ingredients for every dish and trust me, it’s delicious. Take a seat surrounded by bright tropical colors, listen to festive music, and eat fabulous, authentic Mexican food voted Best Mexican Food in Sevier County.


#10 Espresso Yourself

Large selection of delicious organic coffees and teas, smoothies, frappe’s and homemade bakery items. With over 50 Monin syrup flavors, they have something for everyone! With a variety of homemade baked goods available and all baked fresh daily, Espresso Yourself is the freshest way to start your morning!


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