The Old Mill on the Little Pigeon River in Pigeon Forge.

There is no shortage of great restaurants in Pigeon Forge, TN! With everything from traditional Southern fare to flapjacks, you are guaranteed to find exactly what you’re craving. To help you make the most of your vacation, Top Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to five of the best Pigeon Forge places to eat:

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

The Old Mill Restaurant is an institution in Pigeon Forge! Located next door to the iconic Old Mill, this restaurant makes its breads, biscuits, pancakes, and muffins from the freshly ground flour produced at the 19th century gristmill. Whether you come for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you will enjoy mouthwatering Southern food served in a charming setting. All entrees come with the restaurant’s signature corn chowder and corn fritters, so be sure to come hungry.

2. Pigeon Forge Deli

Despite its innocuous location among The Shops of Pigeon Forge on Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge Deli is definitely worth a visit. This wonderful lunch place bakes all of its bread in house and uses only the best ingredients, so every sandwich is absolutely delicious. Pigeon Forge Deli also makes fantastic hot pretzels that come with your choice of flavoring and dipping sauces. It’s easy to see why this deli is one of the top Pigeon Forge places to eat!

3. Mel’s Classic Diner

Travel back in time with a meal at Mel’s Classic Diner! This 50s inspired restaurant has a jukebox and all of your favorite American foods. Breakfast is served all day, along with a great selection of burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and comfort food like meatloaf, chicken pot pie, and pot roast. Make sure you save room for dessert, because Mel’s has the best milkshakes, malts, and banana splits in town!

A plate of fried chicken surrounded by Southern side dishes.4. Mama’s Farmhouse  

When you eat at Mama’s Farmhouse, you become an honorary member of the Johnson Family, whose great-grandmother (known as Mama) was a Southern chef extraordinaire. Drawing on Mama’s recipes, this restaurant offers mouthwatering down home favorites, like fried chicken, honey-glazed ham, turkey n’ stuffing, and country fried steak. Everything is served family style and all you can eat, so you can keep getting fresh plates of your favorite dishes brought right to your table.

When you stay with Top Cabin Rentals, you will be just a short drive away from all of these wonderful Pigeon Forge places to eat. Offering mountain views, hot tubs, seasonal fireplaces, internet access, and so much more, our cabins are the perfect home away from home for your next vacation. To start planning your getaway, check out our complete selection of Pigeon Forge cabin rentals!