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Posted on 11/8/2021

15 Popular Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge


Join the friendly folks of Pigeon Forge to give thanks this Thanksgiving holiday. These eateries are open on Thanksgiving Day to serve up food and fellowship.

Before you go: Hours are subject to change. Some restaurants require reservations. Click on a restaurant name for information. An asterisk means the restaurant has a special Thanksgiving menu.


1. ALAMO STEAKHOUSE

4 p.m.-9 p.m. Not a turkey lover? Let Alamo grill you a juicy steak.


2. BENNETT’S PIT BAR-B-QUE*

11 a.m.-9 p.m. Enjoy a turkey and ham buffet with all the trimmings plus desserts.


3. CALHOUN'S*

11 a.m.-10 p.m. Come in for bar-b-que, chicken, seafood, steaks, and chops, or order a Holiday Feed Pack to take to your cabin.


4. FRIZZLE CHICKEN FARMHOUSE CAFE

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Start Thanksgiving with breakfast or brunch dishes like biscuits and gravy, pancakes, or omelets. Don’t miss the singing chickens!


5. GAUCHO URBANO

1 p.m.-10 p.m. This Brazilian steakhouse features meats, hot side dishes, salads, cheeses, and desserts like papaya cream and Brazilian flan.


6. HARD ROCK CAFE*

Noon-9 p.m. The holiday menu includes turkey with traditional sides plus caramel-drizzled pumpkin pie and an eye-opening espresso martini.


7. HARPOON HARRY'S*

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dine buffet-style on turkey, ham, chicken pork, sides, plus Harry’s crab dishes, for a touch of the seaside.


8. J.T. HANNAH'S KITCHEN*

11 a.m.-10 p.m. Relax in rustic 1930s-themed decor and enjoy a holiday menu.


9. MARGARITAVILLE*

11 a.m.-9 p.m. Try an island Thanksgiving with a traditional menu plus signature dishes. Spice up the holiday with tropical cocktails.


10. MEL'S DINER

7 a.m.-Midnight. Chow on classic diner food, from burgers to breakfast to entrees with hot sides.


11. NO WAY JOSE'S CANTINA

11 a.m.-9 p.m. Gather the family for Thanksgiving with Mexican flair. Try the chicken tamales or the Macho Grande Steak Burrito.


12. PAULA DEEN'S FAMILY KITCHEN*

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Paula serves a hearty Southern Thanksgiving dinner family style.


13. PUCKETT'S GRO. & RESTAURANT*

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dine in for a traditional holiday buffet or order a Thanksgiving feast to pick up and enjoy in your cabin.


14. SMOKY MOUNTAIN BREWERY

11 a.m.- 11 p.m. Local microbrews are the specialty, alongside pizza, calzones, burgers, and wings.


15. THE OLD MILL AND OLD MILL POTTERY HOUSE CAFE*

10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. The Old Mill dishes up turkey, beef, and ham with sides, plus corn chowder and fritters made with corn ground right here.

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