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Top 5 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge Where You Should Have Dinner


Deciding where you should go for dinner doesn’t have to be hard! We want to share our top picks for dinner restaurants in Pigeon Forge you’ll want to try with your significant other, family, and friends! There are all kinds of cuisines you can have, so no matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find a place to eat! Here are the top 5 restaurants in Pigeon Forge where you should have dinner:

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

old mill restaurantWant some southern comfort food? Then you should eat at The Old Mill Restaurant for dinner. Try the crispy fried chicken or country fried ham. You’ll love the meatloaf because it tastes homemade, and you can’t go wrong ordering the chicken pot pie or chicken and dumplings. If you want seafood, try the spicy broiled catfish or the mountain rainbow trout. You won’t want to miss out on the freshly baked bread from the bakery, and be sure to save room for freshly made dessert!

2. The Local Goat

Want some classic American eats? The Local Goat is the restaurant in Pigeon Forge where you should go for dinner! They have jumbo chicken wings covered in the sauce of your choice. For something light, they have a huge selection of soup and salads. As a main course, order any of the steaks. Seafood options include fish and chips, coconut fried shrimp, and flame grilled salmon. Burgers are a delicacy at The Local Goat. The TN Whiskey Burger has a TN whiskey glaze topped with bacon, crispy onions, and a garlic aioli. Their lamb burger includes spring mix, red onion, feta, and Tzatziki sauce. You’ll love these American staples!

3. No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina

no way jose's in pigeon forgeCraving chips and salsa? Head to No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina for dinner if you’re in the mood for Mexican! You won’t want to miss out on the sizzling fajitas with juicy onions and peppers. Try the enchiladas rolled in corn tortillas then covered in queso. Burritos are filled with all your favorite toppings, and the chimichangas are coated in delicious sauces you’ll want to try. Can’t decide what you want? Get a combination meal so you can have a little bit of everything. Just don’t forget to grab your favorite drink to go with your food!

4. Calhoun’s

Have you always wanted to try Tennessee barbecue? Then you need to eat at Calhoun’s, a local barbecue chain. Their baby back ribs are slow roasted over hickory wood then slathered in house made barbecue sauce. The pulled pork is super tender and can be served with sides or on a sandwich. Any of the steak cuts are juicy and tender, from the Bar-B-Que Steak Calhoun to the Ale Steak. Pair your entree with spinach maria and Tennessee corn pudding, and you’ve got a delicious meal! If you’re still hungry for barbecue, check out these other barbecue restaurants in Pigeon Forge!

5. Geno’s Pizza

supreme pizzaThinking about Italian food? Geno’s Pizza is the restaurant in Pigeon Forge you want to eat at for dinner! The dough for their pizza is made fresh every day. Start out with a chef or garden salad paired with your favorite dressing. You’ll find calzones, Italian sub, meatball sub, and many other kinds of sandwiches on their menu. Get a whole pizza for the table to share, from cheese to pepperoni to veggie. You can always create your own pizza if you want! Want to know where else you can get great pizza? Check out these other pizza places in Pigeon Forge!

There are so many restaurants in Pigeon Forge you’ll want to try! You won’t want to miss out on any of them. Wondering what else you should try when you stay with us? Look through these Pigeon Forge attractions to get some ideas!