Spend a relaxed Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg! Let these local restaurants do the cooking while you spend time with your loved ones.
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.
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Switch things up on Thanksgiving with wood-fired artisan pizza, or wings, salads, or sandwiches, from this Gatlinburg eatery.
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Order a Thanksgiving platter or the grill’s steaks, entrees, seafood appetizers, or entree salads.
Noon - 9 p.m. Pretend you’re at the beach while you eat oysters, shrimp, crab cakes, tuna, chicken, and steak, plus hot side dishes.
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Seafood lovers take a break from turkey with crawfish, shrimp, oysters, crab, and bite-sized nuggets of alligator.
5. LOCO BURRO
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Celebrate Thanksgiving on the rooftop, with Mexican fare including roasted “street corn,” tacos, burritos, margaritas, and cocktails.
6. OLE RED
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Listen to live country music, toss back a beer, and dig into special Thanksgiving dishes or Ole Red’s bar food and comfort food entrees.
11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and 5 - 9 p.m. In this elegant mountain lodge, dine on traditional turkey or try steak, chicken dishes, pulled pork, sandwiches, and premium cocktails.
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Dine from the full menu including steaks, chicken, salmon, and the legendary salad bar, or order the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
11 a.m.- 11 p.m. Taste craft beers while you nosh on artisan pizzas, calzones, burgers, and wings.