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Top 4 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge to Try on Your Next Vacation


You’re relaxing on the deck of your beautiful cabin, staring at the gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains in the distance. Cooking dinner for your family is last thing on your mind. Luckily, Pigeon Forge has countless delicious dining options so you can take a break from cooking during your vacation. From old-fashioned southern food, to steak and seafood, you’ll be able to find something the whole family will love. Here are the top 4 restaurants in Pigeon Forge to try your next vacation.

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge.The Old Mill Restaurant is known as one of the best restaurants in the Smokies. Its classic southern food will have you feeling right at home. You’ll also be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the Pigeon River when you sit in the wood-paneled dining room. If you go during breakfast, try the fluffy warm biscuits, sausage, bacon and more, or try some pot roast and gravy for dinner. All entrees come with sides served family-style and homemade desserts! While you’re visiting The Old Mill Restaurant, stop by the General Store to get mixes of their gravy, pancakes and more to take back home.

2. Blue Moose Burgers & Wings

If you’re looking for a restaurant in Pigeon Forge where you can catch a sports game at the same time, Blue Moose Burgers & Wings is the place to go. It’s Pigeon Forge’s only family sports grill and has about 20 flat-panel TVs around the restaurant to catch all the games. Not only is it a great place to catch sports, but it also has delicious food! The menu is filled with casual American food like Angus beef burgers, onion rings and ice-cold beer. There’s also award-winning chicken wings with more than 16 different flavors to choose from!

3. Calhoun’s

calhoun's barbecue restaurant in pigeon forgeCalhoun’s is the perfect place to go if you’re in the mood for BBQ and ribs. Calhoun’s Pigeon Forge has a mountain lodge atmosphere and is located right on the Parkway. Its award-winning food will have you scraping the plate to make sure you get every last bite. Try the tasty hickory smoked BBQ ribs or the famous Calhoun’s Trio, in which you’ll get baby back ribs, chicken tenders and hickory smoked pork. The restaurant also serves delicious steaks like filet mignon, prime rib and more. Don’t miss out on these other barbecue restaurants in Pigeon Forge too!

4. Hard Rock Café

If your family loves music and live entertainment, you’ll love enjoying your dinner at Hard Rock Café. Not only will you be able to eat a scrumptious meal, but you’ll also be able to see hundreds of collectible items on display, such as a Taylor Swift vintage lace dress, or a three-tier skirt worn by Dolly Parton. Visit on a Friday or Saturday night to hear live music on stage in the venue while you eat your meal. The menu features authentic American cuisine, including legendary burgers, pulled pork, ribeye steak and more. Kids will love the chicken tenders, mac & cheese and hot dogs!

Don’t spend your vacation worrying about planning a meal for your family. There’s so many delicious restaurants in Pigeon Forge that everyone will love! Book one of our cabins in Pigeon Forge for your vacation and be close to all the best restaurants in town.