Top Unique Buffets in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains

With their many offerings, buffets are the perfect solution when you are having trouble deciding what and where to eat! Because of this, buffet-style restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have grown in popularity among visitors over the past few years. However, people tend to only associate a southern-inspired spread when deciding on a buffet in the Smoky Mountains. That is why we have compiled a list of the best buffets in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains that take guests on a tour around the world without even having to leave the Smokies!


lo mein dish at chinese buffetChinese is never a bad option when deciding what type of buffet you want to dine at. Located close to Pigeon Forge in Sevierville is No. 1 Chinese Buffet, which offers a countless variety of Asian-inspired food options. Guests can stick to their favorites of beef and broccoli and sesame chicken, or branch out and try delicious items like Szechuan beef or Moo Goo Gai Pan. Another great option is Sakura, which has both Chinese and Japanese dishes for visitors to enjoy. There’s a full sushi bar, hibachi, a hot buffet line, and plenty of ice cream and desserts.


Just because you’re in the Smoky Mountains doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some fresh seafood! Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet in Pigeon Forge is the only place in the Smoky Mountains where you will find all you can eat crab legs and shrimp. Guest’s taste buds will go on a nautical journey through popular menu items like the hand-breaded catfish, the Captain’s Seafood Platter and North Carolina Spicy Calabash Shrimp. Once you’ve eaten your fair share of seafood at this buffet in Pigeon Forge, try their selection of desserts!


A big pizza with pieces of chicken.Wood Grill Buffet in Pigeon Forge has something for everyone with their ever-growing menu selection. Their cuisine ranges from Asian to Southern, with everything in between. What makes this buffet in Pigeon Forge stand out, however, is their authentic Italian selections. Including everyone’s favorite spaghetti dish, Wood Grill Buffet will leave your family happy and satisfied.

You can’t mention Italian food without talking about pizza. CiCi’s Pizza is just one of the many great-tasting pizza buffets in Pigeon Forge. With serving options that include pasta, soup, salad, wings and over 28 varieties of freshly-made pizza, there’s no doubt that you and your family will love eating out at this buffet in Pigeon Forge. Before you leave be sure to swing by the desserts that include brownies and an apple dessert pizza.

More Buffets in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains

These are just some of the many delicious buffets in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. If you’re spending the day at Dollywood, you can visit Aunt Granny’s Buffet! Aunt Granny’s has a little bit of everything, from a salad bar, to fired chicken and fish, to a variety of side dishes. You can also stop by Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que for a delicious breakfast buffet that won’t disappoint. The buffet includes a Belgian waffle bar, pulled pork, eggs, sausage, bacon, French toast, and so much more.

Once you and your family have had your fill at one of these delicious buffets in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains, you all will be happy to come back and relax inside your Pigeon Forge cabin. Each of our cabins come fully equipped with an outdoor hot tub, a fireplace, and a kitchen. Some guests can even choose to unwind in one of our unique movie theater cabins! Browse all our Pigeon Forge cabins and book your stay today.