So, your coming to the Smokies this Thanksgiving and you don’t want to spend your cherished holiday moments in the kitchen. Then read on for a list of some of our cherished local restaurants, that will have their doors open for you! We have also provided their menus so that you may plan ahead and choose the restaurant for you.One must always start the day out right, so join The Little House of Pancakes or Flap-jack’s Pancake cabin for a mighty mountain breakfast. The Little House of Pancakes will have their doors open from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM and they are located off East Parkway in Gatlinburg. There you can enjoy a full meal whether it be biscuits and gravy, country ham, giant salads, burgers, home cooked vegetables or anything in between. Click http://dininginthesmokies.com/_menus/gat/little_house_of_pancakes_gatlinburg_menu.pdf. Flapjack’s Pancake cabin will have their doors open from 7:00 AM – 12:00 noon, so go on down and pull up a chair. They have been serving up country-style breakfasts for quite some time now, and their sure you will enjoy their cozy atmosphere and fresh, scratch-made comfort food. They have five locations throughout Sevier County, so see http://www.flapjackspancakes.com/menu.html for their menu. The Peddlar Steakhouse has a unique atmosphere as it looks onto the shimmering Little Pigeon River. The tables offer a wonderful vantage point, which will leave you with a memorable dining experience. The restaurant is located in Gatlinburg on River Road. Their menu consists of Steak, Mountain Trout and Marinated Chicken. See http://peddlergatlinburg.com/menu/our-menu/#.UoK2rvmsiSo for a menu. The Cherokee Grill which is located off Parkway in Gatlinburg presents a mountain lodge atmosphere with a stone and brick interior and a dining area accented with walnut and granite. Their menu consist of fresh fish and seafood, rotisserie chicken and steak along with an assortment of appetizers, sandwiches, and salads. See http://cherokeegrill.com/menus.html for the menu items. The hours for that day will be from 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Calhoun’s which opened in West Knoxville as a tribute to the agricultural roots and great barbecue traditions of Eastern Tennessee has a location in Gatlinburg. The restaurant’s signature hickory smoked baby-back ribs won the title of “Best Ribs in America” at the prestigious National Rib Cook-Off. Calhoun’s is a located at 1004 Parkway, it has a covered outdoor dining area and is just a stone’s throw from the entrance to the national park on U.S. 441. They will be open from from 11:00 AM -10:30 PM. View their menu http://www.calhouns.com/our-locations.html. Park Grill Restaurant has an inviting interior with organic decor and contemporary feel. To enhance your dining experience the restaurant offers live entertainment with Bobby Aiken from Tuesday through Sunday nights. Here are their menu items to review: http://parkgrillgatlinburg.com/menu/dinner-menu/. Alamo Steakhouse in the Smokies is the perfect dinner setting, for anything from an intimate dinner for two – to a big family dinner. The atmosphere is perfect for all ages and their large dining room is suitable for groups up to 50. Alamo steakhouse has two locations one in Gatlinburg and one in Pigeon Forge. They serve appetizers, soups, sandwiches, Black Angus steaks, chicken, chops, seafood and much more – http://www.alamosteakhouse.com/dinner_menu.html.
The Smoky Mountain Brewery is a natural gathering place for any televised sporting event or meal. Located in Gatlinburg, the restaurant and brewery has been a fun place to take the family. Its fresh mountain micro-brewed beer plus traditional pizza, one-of-a-kind subs and sandwiches make for a great combination place. Click http://www.smoky-mtn-brewery.com/locations.html.
Visit Three Jimmy’s a unique Gatlinburg restaurant and sports bar with live music entertainment and full menu offerings for lunch and dinner. Three Jimmy’s takes great pride in offering you fine and fresh homemade food. They have several large screen HDTVs, a large wrap around bar area, a banquet & entertainment room, a performance stage for our live music venues, a dance floor and a beautiful covered outdoor dining patio and deck area. See for their traditional Thanksgiving menu http://www.threejimmys.com/#!menu-drinks/cncw. They are even offering a wonderful menu for those who would like to dine in the comfort of their own cabin, see http://media.wix.com/ugd/a7c121_e7c3d1a6cf1f461dabbe3b5e1378935e.pdf for that particular menu, be sure to order ahead. The compliment to a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday may be, that the dishes are not a sight to be seen!
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