Dining in Gatlinburg Just Got Easier…. And Tastier!

Finding the best places to eat in Gatlinburg TN while on vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains can be daunting. Because there are so many choices, you might be tempted to stick the the major chain restaurants you’re familiar with from back home.  Why leave home to refresh and recharge your batteries without having an adventure for your taste buds too?  After all, what’s a vacation without great food, drinks, music, and entertainment?  Our four unique and enticing, palate pleasing Gatlinburg dining experiences offer something everyone in the family will love and can only be found right here in the Smokies!

Dining in Gatlinburg at Johnny RocketsHow about rockin’ out to the oldies while revisiting the days of sock hops, classic cars, and all-American classic food like hamburgers, French fries, and thick, creamy, hand-made shakes and floats at Johnny Rockets!  You’ll find your favorite burgers and melts, soda pops and awesome desserts.  Be sure to bring some change… quarters for the arcade and nickels for the mini-jukeboxes on each table.  Won’t the kids be surprised when the staff starts dancing?

Mexican Restaurant in Gatlinburg - Loco BurroInterested in gorgeous sunset views of the mountains, a romantic fireplace, and live music served up South of the Border style? Yes, such a place exists.  The only casual rooftop dining experience in Gatlinburg can be found at Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina.  Offering more than your ‘standard’ burritos and tacos.  There’s warm salsa and fresh chips to whet your appetite while you decide just which Margarita to try before riding the mechanical donkey!

Gatlinburg Seafood Restaurant - Crawdaddys Oyster BarPerhaps you have a cravin’ for crawdads, jambalaya, and fresh oysters!  Crawdaddy’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar is here to give you the finest Cajun dining experience outside of Louisiana.  Let the good times roll!  Fun times await on our outdoor balcony overlooking downtown Gatlinburg, complete with a bucket of cold beer and a boatload of shrimp, steamed or fried.  And if you’re really into having some fun, stick around for some Karaoke!

Gatlinburg Bar and Grill - PuckersAnd then there is Puckers Sports Grill, the sports grill where the locals hang out.  Super-friendly bartenders, refreshing drinks, gobs of hot wings and juicy burgers.  What more could you want?  How about 11 large flat screen HDTV’s so you can cheer your team on in style and not miss a thing while on vacation.  Meet the locals and make some new friends, have a cocktail or two and relax in the cleanest grill along the strip.

No matter WHAT kind of food you are in the mood for, we have the four best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN.  They are each unique and family-friendly, serve quality fresh foods, and all located in the middle of downtown!