You’re probably wondering where you’re going to eat when you stay with us. Pigeon Forge is home to some of the best restaurants. There’s a variety of the types of food you’ll find around town. Check out these 5 best restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN you should try:

1. Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grill

old mill pottery house cafe in pigeon forgeOne of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN is the Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grill. Although you’ll be right down the road from the Smoky Mountains, the food will take you to a high end restaurant with modern twists on southern classics. Locals love the pimento cheese sandwiches, chicken livers, and any of the quiches. You’ll find classic cafe food, from soup to salads to sandwiches. They also serve fried chicken, pork chops, and steak. Be sure to save room for dessert; they have delicious peanut butter pie and key lime pie.

2. The Local Goat

Do you want your favorite food? The Local Goat has just a little bit of everything, and all the food is made from scratch, locally sourced, and sustainable. The decor displayed is made by local artists, so this restaurant has a unique vibe. Grab a basket of chicken wings tossed in your favorite sauce to share. You won’t go wrong with the shrimp and grits, flame grilled ribeye, or jumbo lump crab cakes. The Local Goat is also known for their gourmet burgers. Try the TN Whiskey Glazed burger or The Elvis.

3. Mel’s Classic Diner

mel's diner in pigeon forgeEnjoy themed restaurants with delicious comfort foods? Mel’s Classic Diner takes you back in time and serves all your favorite dishes. Grab a burger or a hot dog loaded with toppings. Try one of the other popular sandwiches, such as the fried bologna or a philly cheese steak. If you really want to dive into the diner food, get the meatloaf, beef liver and onions, or the chicken pot pie.

4. No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina

Craving Mexican food while you’re in Pigeon Forge? One of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN is No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina. You’ll find chips, salsa, queso, and all your other favorite starters. Try a burrito smothered in ranchero sauce or a chimichanga covered in queso. As soon as you smell the fajitas, you’ll want to order them. Any of the enchiladas will hit the sweet spot, and if you really can’t decide, get one of the combos. Don’t forget your favorite drink to go with your food!

5. J. Del’s Pizza

pepperoni pizzaIf pizza sounds delicious one night, head over to J. Del’s Pizza. They have all kinds of specialty pizzas with all your favorite toppings. If you want to create your own, you have plenty of toppings to choose from, as well as what kind of crust you want. J Del’s has New York hand tossed crust, Chicago style thin crust, and Sicilian style thick crust. You’ll also find pasta, salads, calzones, and sandwiches.

These are only some of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN. Since you have an idea of where you’re going to eat, now you just have to decide what you’re going to do while you stay with us! Check out these Smoky Mountain attractions to help get you started!