We know you’ve packed your schedule full of fun things to do while you’re in town, but do you know where you’ll eat? Luckily there are hundreds of Pigeon Forge restaurants, but you may have a hard time deciding which ones to visit. That’s why we want to share some of our favorites with you! Here are the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for lunch:
1. Cookie Dough Monster
When you’re on the hunt for delicious food and a quick meal, Cookie Dough Monster is perfect! By their name, you probably wouldn’t have thought they would serve savory foods, but they do! You can get their signature Bleu Bae burger dripping in bright blue sauce, or try something else like the Spicy Queso burger or the Mac Daddy. There’s also chicken sandwiches, like the Chick-Jita covered in peppers and onions or the Nashville’s Hottie. You also can’t go wrong with gourmet grilled cheeses and melts. Plus, you can get cookie dough as your dessert!
2. Pigeon Forge Deli
Another one of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for lunch is Pigeon Forge Deli. This is a sandwich shop that will get you in and out so you can get back to all the fun! Their signature subs include a Chub, Italian, reuben, and cheesesteak. You also can’t go wrong with pimento cheese, chicken salad, or ham and American cheese. Pigeon Forge Deli is also known for their homemade pretzels served with your topping and sauce of choice!
3. J. Del’s Pizza
A great option for lunch is pizza, and you’ll find mouth-watering pizza and more at J. Del’s. You can create your own pizza or choose from one of their signatures, like meat lovers, vegetarian, or chicken ranch. What makes their pizza unique is being able to choose what type of crust you want! They have New York hand tossed or Chicago style thin crust. J. Del’s also has calzones, hot Italian subs, cold cut subs, and pasta.
4. Puckett’s Restaurant
If you’re searching for a casual sit-down restaurant, then Puckett’s Restaurant is it! They serve traditional southern barbecue, from smoky baby back ribs to classic pulled pork covered in house sauce. You’ll also find crispy southern fried chicken, smoked meatloaf, and fried catfish on the menu. There’s also burgers and other types of sandwiches if you’re on the hunt for something more casual. Puckett’s is definitely one of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for lunch!
5. Local Goat
Local Goat is an uber popular restaurant in the area, and it’s a great place to go for lunch. You can start out sharing fried green tomatoes, fried deviled eggs, or chicken wings tossed in your favorite sauce. They’re known for their gourmet burgers covered in unusual toppings, like the Elvis, or you can pick from the Local’s Picks entrees, like steak, shrimp and grits, and more. Local Goat also has a huge drink menu you’ll want to look at!
These are just some of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for lunch. You’ll have a great meal at any of them, and then you can head back out for all the fun! Not sure what you’re going to do while you’re in town? Come see us! Your whole family will have a blast throwing axes, riding our coaster, and braving the tubing hill. Reserve your spot today for a great time with us!