Top 4 Restaurants in Gatlinburg You Need to Visit
When you stay at one of our cabins, you will be in prime location to access all the best places to go in Gatlinburg. Not only will you be close to attractions, you will also be near some fantastic dining options. Here are 4 of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg you need to visit:
1. Chesapeake’s Seafood and Raw Bar
If you want to sample some of the freshest seafood available in the Smokies, you need to try Chesapeake’s. They get their seafood flown in daily to make sure you are getting the best possible product. When you visit, you will feel like you are at a local seafood restaurant at the beach. There are three different Chesapeake locations, all in East Tennessee. At the Gatlinburg location, there are a couple of great features. First, they are located by a fantastic river view that you can see from the patio. You are able to sit on the patio and enjoy your meal while you listen to the water. The patio is also heated so you can sit outside during all times of the year. The combination of great scenery and fantastic, fresh seafood makes Chesapeake’s a prime dinner destination in Gatlinburg.
2. The Peddler Steakhouse
Are you craving a delicious steak? The Peddler Steakhouse has been serving some of the best since 1976. One of the most interesting things about this restaurant is the history behind it. The building that it is in was once a residential home to Charles Ogle, a fourth generation Gatlinburg merchant. His great grandfather opened the city’s first grocery store on the other end of town in 1850. The restaurant was founded on family principles, and does it’s best to maintain those to this day by thinking of each customer that comes through the door as another member of the family. As far as the menu goes, The Peddler is best known for two things: the steaks and the salad bar. On the salad bar they have pretty much everything you could imagine, including some delicious seafood options. If you ask people about their experience at The Peddler, you are almost guaranteed to be told how good the salad bar is. If you don’t want to take their word for it, head down to The Peddler Steakhouse and find out for yourself why this is one of the most popular restaurants in Gatlinburg.
3. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp
If you are familiar with Tennessee history, you have probably heard of Davy Crockett. Well, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp serves as a legacy to the honorable soldier and frontiersman who was born in Limestone, Tennessee. When you enter the restaurant, you will see a statue of Crockett standing outside to greet you. As far as the food goes, you will be stretched to find a better place to get a home cooked breakfast. If you want a home cooked breakfast that will remind you of waking up at Grandma’s house on a Saturday morning, this is the place for you! The menu offers all the classic breakfast dishes, ranging from sausage and eggs to some of the best french toast you will ever taste! Help the legacy of famous Tennessee hero Davy Crockett live on while you enjoy a true Southern breakfast at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp!
4. Cherokee Grill
As another one of the restaurants in Gatlinburg that takes pride in the history of the region, Cherokee Grill is proud to honor the tribes who came before us. The Cherokee Indians called the Appalachian Mountains home years before the first European settlers arrived. At the Cherokee Grill, they want everyone that comes into their restaurant to feel like a part of their own tribe. With a regionally inspired menu and friendly service, they try to show respect to the people who made it possible to live in the Smokies today. Not only will you be greeted with friendly faces, you will also experience some fantastic food. One of the best things about the menu is the fantastic variety. You can select from numerous categories to find exactly what you are looking for! If you want a place that mixes rich history and a delicious meal, be sure to check out Cherokee Grill.
Where to Stay
If you need a place to stay that will put you near all these fantastic restaurants in Gatlinburg, be sure to check out our Gatlinburg cabins. We have lodging options that can accommodate up to 20 people so be sure to bring your friends and family with you! Before you plan your next group vacation, be sure to check out our current specials to help you save on your cabin! We hope to see you soon in the Smoky Mountains!