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You can always prepare breakfast in your cabin, but maybe you want to eat a huge breakfast while you’re in town. You want to know where to find a delicious breakfast in Pigeon Forge, and we are sharing some of the best places to have a hearty breakfast. To be fair, there are many more than this list, but we know you can’t go wrong with any of these.
Sawyer’s Farmhouse Breakfast, Gluten Free also
Want a huge breakfast selection? Sawyer’s Farmhouse Breakfast has a little bit of everything you could want to start your day. Choose from waffles and pancakes served plain with butter and syrup or covered in fruit or candies. If you want something a little decadent, try the french toast or crepes. Get a breakfast platter with a variety of combinations if you plan on needing a lot of fuel before your day starts. You can get bacon, eggs cooked to order, hash browns, grits, biscuits and gravy, and much more. Even kids will enjoy eating at Sawyer’s. They can choose from cereal, pancakes, egg platter, and biscuits and gravy.
Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin
Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin is one of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for breakfast when you’re on a budget. The Elkmont Egg Platters come with pancakes, toast, or biscuits and your choice of eggs and another protein. There are many omelets to choose from, as well as potato skillets topped with eggs, veggies, and other proteins. Flapjack’s is known for their sticky bun pancakes, but they also have peanut butter banana pancakes, mixed berry pancakes, and waffles. Kids can choose from all different kinds of pancakes.
Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe
Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe is unique because of the atmosphere. They have over 100 animatronic chickens placed throughout the restaurant, which is great for families. Everyone will have a great time while also getting a delicious meal. Choose which toppings you want on your waffles or pick from one of the many pancake options. If you like eggs, choose from scramblers, egg platters, or omelets. Kids can have pancakes in the shape of a bear, caterpillar, or covered in chocolate chips.
Red Rooster Pancake House
The Red Rooster Pancake House has so many options with eggs and pancakes served with your choice of bacon, sausage, fried steak, and more. Scramblers have scrambled eggs topped with veggies or meats. Red Rooster has a huge selection of pancakes, from classic plain to unique flavors such as chocolate eclair.
Smoky’s Pancake Cabin
Smoky’s Pancake Cabin is a great local option for breakfast. They have egg platters and other breakfast favorites. Their specialty is unique pancake flavors, including lemon berry, banana split and pineapple upside down cake. Another option is pigs in a blanket.
Do you love diner food? Then another place to get the best breakfast in Pigeon Forge is Mel’s Diner. You can get breakfast any time of the day. Get an omelette stuffed with cheese, peppers, onions, and mushrooms. If you have a hearty appetite, get one of the platters that comes with eggs, hash browns, grits, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, sausage, or bacon. Do you like sweet stuff for breakfast? Try the french toast topped with syrup and powdered sugar. You’ll love the casual feel of Mel’s Diner!
Old Mill Restaurant
The Old Mill Restaurant is a popular place to go to eat in Pigeon Forge. They serve breakfast from 8 am to 11 am. If you want a true southern style breakfast, this is the restaurant for you. The pancakes are made with flour ground by the grist mill, and grits ground by the grist mill too. If you want something a little more decadent, you should try the cinnamon raisin french toast. Other foods you can get include eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits, gravy, fruit, and oatmeal. You can get juice, milk, or coffee to go with your meal. Your whole family will love eating at the Old Mill Restaurant.
Brick and Spoon
If brunch is more your speed, you should go to Brick and Spoon. You can get biscuits with seasonal marmalade, bayou green tomatoes, or beignets. If you prefer egg dishes for breakfast, you can get an omelette or scrambler stuffed with your favorite protein and veggies. There are also pancakes and french toast on the menu. For brunch foods, you can get breakfast tacos, eggs benedict, or shrimp and grits.
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is a great place to go for the best breakfast in Pigeon Forge. Food is served family style, so you all agree on an entree and sides and then pass bowls around the table. Some of the choices include chicken and biscuits, apple cinnamon french toast, and scrambled eggs. Other options include bacon, grits, and hash brown casserole. Paula Deen’s is all you can eat, so if your family loves one dish, you can get some more.
Mama’s Farmhouse is another breakfast restaurant in Pigeon Forge that serves food family style. Choose a few foods for the whole table to share, just like you’re at home. Every breakfast comes with bacon, eggs, fruit, sausage, gravy, and cheese grits. Some of the specialties you can choose from include Mama’s famous biscuits, hash brown casserole, and pinwheels.
Smoky Mountain Pancake House
Smoky Mountain Pancake House has all of your favorite breakfast dishes. You can get pancakes topped with candy or fruit. There are waffles and french toast too. If you can’t decide what you want, get one of the breakfast platters with ham, eggs, bacon, and biscuits. This restaurant also has breakfast sandwiches, which will keep you full while you have fun in the Smokies.
These are just a few of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge for breakfast. Since you have an idea for your breakfast when you stay with us, you might be wondering about our cabins and our amenities. My Bearfoot Cabins can help in planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains while staying in one of our cabins.
Pat and Don Kirchhoefer, Owners