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3 Amazing Places to Eat While Visiting The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

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December 30, 2019

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge is a historic dining and shopping complex that is one of the most popular destinations in the Smoky Mountains! The Old Mill itself is one of the oldest continually operating grist mills in the country and is on the National Register of Historic Places for its unique place in American history. While stopping to see this iconic structure, don’t miss the opportunity to dine at one of the tempting restaurants on site! Here are 3 amazing places to eat while visiting the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge:

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

Scenic photo of The Old Mill Restaurant in Pigeon Forge.

The Old Mill Restaurant is a legendary dining establishment known for serving hearty southern classics in a beautiful setting that overlooks the Little Pigeon River. Whether you choose to dine here for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you never have to worry about leaving this restaurant hungry! You will find the dining rooms busy all day and night as everyone loves the Old Mill Restaurant’s wholesome ingredients, time-tested recipes, and home cooking. After just one meal, don’t be surprised if you return several times to eat throughout your vacation!

2. Pottery House Cafe

Another one of the amazing places to eat while visiting The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge is the Pottery House Cafe, where you can enjoy freshly made sandwiches, entrees, and salads on dishes created by the potters right next door at Pigeon River Pottery! If you are visiting during the winter months, you will love cozying up near the crackling embers of the dining room’s original stone fireplace! The Pottery House Cafe is also a special place during the fall, spring, and summer when you can dine on the outdoor patio next to the garden pond!

3. The Old Mill Creamery

old mill creamery in pigeon forge

If you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, be sure to stop into the Old Mill Creamery for some old fashioned ice cream! Whether you prefer your ice cream treat in a bowl or a sugar cone, you are sure to enjoy every bite! Some of the signature ice cream flavors include Oat Mill Cream Pie, Banana Pudding, Vanilla Bean, Salted Caramel, and Whiskey Ribbon. Since the featured flavors are created from seasonal ingredients, you never know what goodies you might find on the menu! The Old Mill Creamery also features shakes, malts, floats, and eye popping sundaes!

Where to Stay

Enjoy a wonderful vacation just minutes away from The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge when you book a cabin with us! Our affordable cabins are in beautiful locations among the Smoky Mountains but are still close to all of the attractions, shows, restaurants, and shops in Pigeon Forge! We have a wide variety of cabins to meet your needs, including pet friendly cabins for those folks who want to bring their furry companion along for the fun! While staying with us, enjoy private decks, hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, game rooms, and more!

Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to plan your vacation near The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge! We look forward to seeing you soon at Timber Tops Cabin Rentals!

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