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Posted on 11/16/2022

5 Can't-Miss Restaurants on Gatlinburg's Historic Strip


Gatlinburg's Historic Strip is home to some of the best restaurants in town. From BBQ to Mexican cuisine, there's something for everyone on the Strip. Here are five must-try restaurants that are sure to please your taste buds.


1. The Peddler Steakhouse


The Peddler Steakhouse has been a Gatlinburg staple since being built in 1958. They're known for their delicious steaks, but they also have a great selection of seafood and vegetarian options. Be sure to try their Hot Blackberry Cobbler, served with vanilla ice cream for dessert! On top of the food selection, they have the best view of the Little Pigeon River. You can enjoy a classic steak meal with a beautiful view.


2. Crawdaddy's Restaurant and Oyster BaR


When you're visiting Gatlinburg, there's one restaurant that you can't miss - Crawdaddy's Restaurant and Oyster Bar. This local favorite is known for its fresh seafood, and its menu features something for everyone. Crawdaddy's has you covered whether you're in the mood for oysters, shrimp, or fish. And if you're not in the mood for seafood, they also offer a variety of chicken and beef dishes. Be sure to stop by Crawdaddy's - it's a can't miss restaurant!


3. Smoky Mountain Brewery


Smoky Mountain Brewery is great for grabbing a bite and a beer. They have a wide variety of beers on tap and a full menu with something for everyone. Be sure to try one of their famous pretzels!


4. Smith & Son Corner Kitchen


Smith & Son Corner Kitchen is a can't miss restaurant in Gatlinburg for various reasons. The food is incredible, the menu features a wide variety of mouth-watering items, and everything is perfectly cooked. The staff is incredibly friendly and attentive and goes out of their way to ensure every customer has a great experience. The atmosphere at Smith & Son Corner Kitchen is simply unmatched. The restaurant has a warm and inviting vibe, making it the perfect place to enjoy a meal with family and friends. 


5. Calhoun's Restaurant


Calhoun's is one of Gatlinburg's most popular restaurants, and it's easy to see why. The menu features various classic American dishes, all cooked to perfection. The ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender, the burgers are juicy and delicious, and the fried chicken is crispy and delicious. And don't even get me started on the fries! They're perfectly seasoned and crispy, just the way I like them. Calhoun's also has a great selection of local and national beers. So whether you're looking for a casual meal or a night out on the town, Calhoun's is the perfect place.


If you're looking for a great meal in Gatlinburg, check out one of these five fantastic restaurants on the Historic Strip. You won't be disappointed!

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