7 Best Places to Get Lunch in Pigeon Forge
The next time you’re exploring all the excitement of Pigeon Forge and you work up an appetite, we have a few suggestions for some lunch spots. With so many restaurants in the Smoky Mountains it can be hard to narrow down what you want, but there is always somewhere that will please everyone. Here are 7 of the best places to get lunch in Pigeon Forge:
1. The Old Mill Pottery House Café
Located in the historic Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, the Pottery House Café is filled with great options for lunch! With lunch specials served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, you have plenty of time to order any of their delicious dishes. We recommend trying the Shrimp and Grits, Praline Pork Chop or the Grilled Triple Cheese Sandwich and Soup.
2. Local Goat
Sit down for a burger and a pint at Local Goat after spending the morning hanging out in Pigeon Forge. This New American restaurant bolsters an impressive menu filled with appetizers, jumbo wings, fresh salads, hearty meats and more! Local Goat is a scratch-made kitchen that specializes in locally-sourced and sustainable menu items, so you know you’re always getting fresh and delicious meals.
3. Mama’s Farmhouse
For Southern specialties and a welcoming atmosphere, head down to Mama’s Farmhouse! Winner of the 2015 International Biscuit Festival, Mama’s Farmhouse knows a thing or two about country cookin’! This Smoky Mountain restaurant is hands down one of the best places to get lunch in Pigeon Forge! We suggest trying the Fried Chicken, Honey-Glazed Ham or Country Fried Steak.
4. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria
If you’re craving a cheesy pizza pie, make a stop at Big Daddy’s Pizzeria! With locations in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg, you’re never far from one of these delicious pizzas while you’re vacationing in the Smokies. Cooked in a 550 degree brick oven, all these pizzas are wood-fired and topped with homemade sauces and fresh ingredients.
5. Lil Black Bear Café
If you’re looking for a unique mom and pop restaurant in Pigeon Forge, check out the Lil Black Bear Café. Rated a Top Place to Eat by Tripadvisor, this café has some awesome breakfast and lunch options to choose from. For lunch, we recommend the Chef Salad, Philly Steak and Cheese, as well as their amazing Chicken Salad.
6. Dick’s Last Resort
If you take your lunch with some sarcasm, Dick’s Last Resort is the place for you! One of the most interesting spots to get lunch in Pigeon Forge, this restaurant is serving up some classic American fare with tasty drinks on the side. If you don’t mind a little playful back and forth with your server, you’ll love the experience of this restaurant.
7. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Come on in for a family-style lunch at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! Inspired by the recipes of celebrity chef, Paula Deen, this menu is outstanding. Choose between The Albany, The Savannah or The Georgia and enjoy Down Home Dishes, sides and desserts that you can share amongst your group.
Now that you know about the best places to get lunch in Pigeon Forge, you can begin deciding where you want to try. Still looking for a place to stay on your getaway to the Smoky Mountains? Browse our cabins in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and find the best rental for you!