Are you looking to have a romantic dinner during your vacation to the Smoky Mountains? These romantic Gatlinburg restaurants will create an unforgettable evening for you.

Park Grill

TThe Park Grill restaurant has a rustic interior that is perfect for a romantic Gatlinburg evening. The menu items are delicious; their steaks are fresh and never frozen. They also carry a large selection of desserts.

The Peddler Steakhouse

The Peddler Steakhouse is another upscale dining option for those looking to create a romantic Gatlinburg evening. The restaurant sits on the Little Pigeon River, so the view from your table is amazing.The Peddler Steakhouse offers a tradition of hand-cut steaks, cut tableside to your perfection. Finish your meal with a delicious dessert before you head back to your cabin for the evening. Your experience at The Peddler Steakhouse is sure to be memorable.

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot is known for fondue meals. From appetizer to dessert, The Melting Pot offers a variety of dinner options, cooked at your table! Roses can be placed on your table prior to arriving. The Melting Pot offers unique, upscale dining.

Greenbrier Restaurant

Greenbrier Restaurant is a local, romantic Gatlinburg dinner option. The restaurant is known for fine dining and romantic atmosphere. Located in a historic log cabin. The restaurant makes homemade salad dressings, and all dishes are prepared fresh, daily.

Alamo Steak House

The Alamo Steakhouse believes in serving the best. The aged steak is hand cut in house and season. It is grilled over an oak fire to sear in all the juices and natural flavors. This makes steaks tender and delicious. But it’s not just steaks, they also grind their own burgers, make all their soups, sauces & gravies, as well as hand-bread and cook mozzarella sticks to order. This all takes extra time, but once you taste the food, the effort was worth it.

Visit the website for the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge location and hours.

Howard’s Steakhouse

There’s a reason Howard’s Steakhouse is Gatlinburg’s oldest and most beloved restaurant — they’ve been the best at what they do since 1946. Between the mouthwatering menu, the scenic setting, and the in-house saloon, there’s no better way to spend a day relaxing in the Smokies.

Hours & Location
976 Parkway,
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 

(865) 436-3600
Located across from Ober Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tram Station.
Monday – Thursday
11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
11:00 am – 10:00 pm


The Chop House in Sevierville, TN has the best steaks and chops in town! Enjoy delicious appetizers, along with the finest steaks, chops and fresh U.S.D.C. inspected seafood. The Chop House works hard to create a warm, inviting atmosphere and strive for 100% guest satisfaction. 

For reservations of 5 or more, please call (865) 774-1991.
The Chop House
1649 Parkway Drive
Sevierville, TN 37862 map
Tel: (865) 774-1991
(865) 774-1993
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

Gaucho Urbano

For a modern flare on traditional Brazilian cuisine, come by Pigeon Forge’s Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse. This family owned and operated restaurant is bringing authentic Brazilian culture and dishes to Tennessee. Your servers will bring selections of meat to your table which you have the option to sample or wait for the next meat. You’ll be given a token upon arrival which indicates if you want the meat to keep coming or if you’ve had your fill. Flip to the green side while you’re sampling or flip to red when you’re finished. Some of their best steak options include Picanha, Beef Ancho, Costela de Boi and Churrasco.

The Appalachian

Recently opened, The Appalachian is a fine dining restaurant in the Smoky Mountains. Appetizers include blue crab spoon fritters, butterbean hummus, or fried chicken skins. You will be able to have glazed duck, dry aged steak, or gulf grouper. The chef wants to take southern cuisine and turn it into upscale dishes. The food at The Appalachian is locally sourced, so the menu will change depending on what is in season. This is the perfect restaurant for date night or to splurge while you’re on vacation!

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Steeped in tradition and enhanced with contemporary flavor profiles, the component combinations of the Dancing Bear Bistro’s culinary team is an Appalachian tour-de-force. True to the farm-to-table experience, the Appalachian Bistro uses fresh produce grown on-site, and sources the highest quality local ingredients, to create renowned dishes that are as inviting to the eye as they are to the palate.

This Townsend TN restaurant offers a refined assortment of regionally inspired dishes — all served amongst the rustic surroundings of the Smoky Mountains. Enjoy a cocktail or beer on the patio amidst the calming wooded vistas. Warm up by the fire pit while making s’mores. Take in the breathtaking nature that surrounds, on the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro named one of America’s ’25 Most Romantic Restaurants’ by TripAdvisor


Burg Steakhouse

Born in Baton Rouge Louisiana, these Italian-French Cajun entrepreneurs are identical twins. In 2007, they purchased their first business, Mayfield Dairy Bar, marking the beginning of their joint entrepreneurship. Since then, they have created a unique enterprise including a wide variety of shops in the heart of the downtown Gatlinburg and in Pigeon Forge. The Burg Steakhouse is the newest venture for the brothers.

The Burg Steakhouse was voted #1 in Gatlinburg to celebrate reunions, weddings and holidays.

Check out their menu here. Make sure you don’t overlook their dessert cocktails.

738 Parkway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738, United States


To complete your Smoky Mountain experience, you can book one of our cabins. You can reserve your cabin by visiting My Bearfoot Cabins or by contacting Pat at 618-559-3915.

Pat and Don Kirchhoefer, Owners
Phone: 618-559-3915
Email: pat@mybearfootcabinscom