Need to decide where to eat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? From traditional Southern dishes to barbeque and Mexican cuisine, there’s so much to choose from! Find ideas of places to eat with these top restaurants in Pigeon Forge near our adventure park you have to try!
1. Mama’s Farmhouse
Enjoy family-style Southern comfort food at its best at Mama’s Farmhouse! They’re most famous for their melt-in-your-mouth buttermilk biscuits, and you won’t find a yummier banana pudding! Choose from all-you-can-eat country-fried steak, honey-glazed ham, or meatloaf with sides such as chicken and dumplings, real mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, and macaroni salad. They also serve a family-style breakfast menu during the week from 8 am to 11 am and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am until 2 pm. You have to try their biscuits with chocolate gravy and strawberry butter– it’s won awards and has placed Mama’s as one of the most unique breakfast restaurants in Pigeon Forge. Big appetites are welcome at Mama’s and are guaranteed to get filled up with the best Southern cooking!
2. Frizzle Chicken Cafe
Come see why families call Frizzle Chicken Cafe the most kid-friendly Pigeon Forge restaurant. They serve both breakfast and lunch, from omelets and the classic chicken and waffles combo to burgers, sandwiches, and tenders. You’ll not only enjoy your food but also be entertained by the singing and dancing animatronic chickens. At Frizzle Chicken Cafe, fun is an additional side dish at no extra charge!
3. Puckett’s Restaurant
If you’re in the mood for slow-smoked barbeque, Puckett’s is the place to go for brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and baby back ribs. But their most popular dish is the Piggy Mac, cherry-smoked pulled pork served underneath white cheddar mac and cheese with biscuit crumbs sprinkled on top. It’s a must-try! Their menu also features starters such as nachos, pimento cheese bites, and wings, entrees like burgers, fried catfish, and hearty salads, and for dessert, homemade cobbler or cinnamon roll bread pudding!
4. Downtown Flavortown
Dining and entertainment come together in the best way at Downtown Flavortown! Eat delicious food, play at the giant arcade, and enjoy a few rounds of bowling all in one place! Their menu is diverse and unique, so there’s something for everyone! Those looking for something sweet and savory should try the Nashville hot chicken waffle, and the perfect shareable starter has to be either the Vegas Fries or the Dragon’s Breath Chili Cheese Fries! You can also choose from chicken wings, burgers, pasta, flatbreads, and more, each designed with a unique twist by the famous chef Guy Fieri.
5. No Way Jose’s Cantina
Bold Mexican flavors and fresh ingredients are used to create your favorite dishes including burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, and so much more at No Way Jose’s Cantina! They make fresh tamales every day, and their salsas, queso, and other sauces are also made daily for optimal taste and quality. We recommend starting with their Loaded Border Bean Dip or Papa’s Mexican Pizza and then trying their Pork Carnitas served with corn tortillas, pico de gallo, and cilantro lime sauce, or Chicken Picante, a chicken breast stuffed with chipotle cream cheese baked in a savory picante sauce and fresh cilantro. Don’t pass up on a tropical cocktail or margarita while you’re there! They also have a large selection of beer options to pair with your meal. The friendly staff and colorful restaurant create an inviting, casual dining experience you’ll want to come back for over and over again.
You can’t go wrong at any of these restaurants in Pigeon Forge for delicious food and a fun, bright atmosphere! But we can’t forget about those who need their daily caffeine fix– find out the top coffee shops you should visit for that jolt of energy to get you through an exciting day in the Smokies!