5 Smoky Mountain Restaurants You Really Don’t Want to Miss

One of the best things about going on vacation is you don’t have to cook. You get to go out and try new food or eat at restaurants you don’t have back home. You can find local gems or try a chain restaurant you haven’t been to before. Check out these 5 Smoky Mountain restaurants you really don’t want to miss:

1. Frank Allen’s Market & Grill

juicy burgersFrank Allen’s is the perfect place to get an amazing cheeseburger! You’ll never visit this Smoky Mountain restaurant when it’s not busy, but that’s part of its charm! If you want a drink to go with your food, just walk up to the fountain and grab the size you want, or grab a bottled drink out of one of the coolers. You can get french fries to go with your burger, or you can try one of their hot dogs with a ton of different toppings.

2. Margaritaville

Margaritaville is a classic for any Jimmy Buffett fan! The menu at this tropical restaurant has a wide variety of choices, so there will be something for everyone. They have seafood, steak, chicken, and pork entree options. You and your friends can split an appetizer before you eat your meal, and everyone can get their favorite cocktail!

3. The Melting Pot

the melting potThe Melting Pot is a great option for date night or a unique experience. You can try a three course experience or just come for an appetizer or dessert. For the first course, you get to choose what kind of cheeses to dip your bread and veggies in. For the entree, you get to choose what kind of marinated meats you want, then cook them at your table. Dessert is a choice of chocolates with fruit and cakes to dip.

4. Holston’s Kitchen

Holston’s Kitchen is a nice Smoky Mountain restaurant that has a great choice of foods. Located on Dolly Parton Parkway, you can hit this food stop on your way into the city. They have all kinds of options, so it’s perfect for everyone. You can get Italian, Mexican, American, and many other kind of cuisines. Holston’s also has a great drink selection, and if they have cheesecake, you won’t want to skip dessert!

5. Smoky Mountain Brewery

smoky mountain brewerySmoky Mountain Brewery offers not only microbrewed beer but also beautiful views of downtown Gatlinburg. The dining room looks out across Gatlinburg, and since they are open late you will get to see the city all in lights.You can get lunch or dinner here, and you will enjoy the food you get no matter what! You can get burgers, wings, pizza, and so much more.

There are so many Smoky Mountain restaurants for you to try. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find somewhere to eat! Are you ready to come try all this delicious food? Look through our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals and start planning your next trip today!