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Are you looking for restaurants you won’t find anywhere else with delicious food? There are a unique places to eat in Sevierville TN! This town may be slightly less popular than Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, but you’ll find restaurants with food that can’t be beat.
If you love Thai food, then you have to eat at Thai Basil. They have spring rolls or potstickers for appetizers. Then you can get lemongrass soup or their Thai basil salad. You can try their stir fry with your choice of shrimp, chicken, pork, tofu, or beef. They have all kinds of vegetables and sauces for your choice of stir fry. They have several Thai curry options, as well as noodle dishes, seafood entrees, and fried rice. You might have a hard time deciding what to try!
Healthy Balance Meals
Just because you go on vacation doesn’t mean you have to eat unhealthy the entire time! Healthy Balance Meals is a local place to eat in Sevierville TN that serves healthful meals. You can get a burrito bowl with all your favorite toppings. There’s a taco salad, grilled chicken salad, and a superfood salad. If you’d rather have a sandwich, try the chicken pesto or french dip. There’s also wraps, such as buffalo chicken or the fajita wrap. You’ll also find all kinds of burgers and paninis on the menu. You’ll definitely feel energized after you eat at Healthy Balance Meals!
Step back in time when you eat at The Diner. This restaurant looks like you went back in time to the 1950s with classic stool and booth seating, as well as the rest of the decor. Plus, you can enjoy classic diner dishes! They have salads, burgers, and hot dogs. There are sandwiches, such as the New York Reuben, a tuna melt, and grilled ham and cheese. Other favorites include chicken pot pie, chopped steak, liver and onions, and fried catfish.
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
If you’re in the mood for true southern food, you should eat at the Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant. This place is unique because their signature apple fritters, apple julep, apple muffins, and apple butter are all made from apples grown in the orchard in the back. You’ll also find grilled chicken marinated in the apple julep. Other entrees include fried chicken, meatloaf, and grilled pork chops. Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant also serves breakfast.
Another unique place to eat in Sevierville TN is Graze Burgers. This restaurant is in downtown Sevierville. They use locally sourced ingredients, and their beef is grass fed. You’ll find a classic cheeseburger topped with their signature sauce or unique burgers such as the Pistol Pete, which has bean and corn salsa, con queso, and buffalo sauce. There’s a lamb burger topped with tzatziki and olive tapenade. You’ll also find a bison burger, turkey burger, and veggie burger. Graze also serves salads and hot dogs.
If you just can’t decide what you want to eat, Holston’s Kitchen is the perfect place to eat with your family! You’ll find a little bit of everything on their menu, from Tex Mex to steak! They have juicy burgers piled high with delicious toppings, and you can’t go wrong with any of the creamy pastas served with garlic bread. Other entrees you can choose from include fried shrimp, pork spare ribs, Hawaiian chicken, and much more. Even the kids will be able to get their favorites, from chicken tenders to a burger!
Red Oak Bistro
Billed as one of the most unique dining experiences you can find in the Smokies, Red Oak Bistro is an incredible place to have a girls night out. The seasonal, local menu changes regularly and features tastes inspired by Mediterranean and Eastern European cuisines. Red Oak Bistro specializes in small, sharable plates to create an intimate dining experience. The wine list and drinks menu are fantastic! Check out their offerings here.
Reservations are always encouraged due to the popularity of the restaurant, and are easy to make by contacting the Red Oak Bistro at 865-325-1717 or by submitting them online.
Find Red Oak Bistro at 669 Glades Rd., Gatlinburg.
With its roots in New Orleans, Ruby Sunshine serves beignets and shrimp and grits. There are nine kinds of eggs Benedict, white chocolate bread pudding pancakes or bacon praline pancakes.
Ruby Sunshine also has eggs and omelets, breakfast sandwiches, brioche French toast, breakfast tacos and meats like pork, chorizo or chicken sausage and applewood-smoked bacon. Order a specialty cocktail or specialized coffee. There’s an online waitlist.
Drink, dance, and sing your way into the night at this bar popular with locals and tourists alike. Shamrock Pub serves pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and fried seafood platters. The pub is has open mic nights for musicians, nightly karaoke, and a lively dance floor.
Tulsi Indian Cuisine
Tulsi Indian Cuisine is renowned for the lip smacking food of North Indian Food. Every dish in our menu is of the finest taste and is served to diners after a fine work that our chefs puts in. This Indian street food restaurant located at 3784 Parkway, Pigeon Forge.
Chicken Guy! features one-of-a-kind all-natural fresh chicken tenders, hand-pounded to maximize crunch and paired with a wide selection of delicious sauces. Brined in fresh lemon juice, pickle brine and buttermilk, and infused with fresh herbs, these tenders deliver on flavor and texture. Choose from a wide array of sauces created by Chef Guy to enjoy with your meal and sides.
Chicken Guy is located at727 Parkway in Gatlinburg.
Smoky Mountains Creperie
Smoky Mountains Creperie is located at 812 Parkway Suite 111, in Gatlinburg. Along with the sweet Crepes just like the ones made in France, there are also savory crepes.
Sweet crepes include:
- Nutella & Strawberries
- Hershey’s & Marshmallows
- Nutella & Oreo
- Nutella & Bananas
- Nutella & M&M’s
- Peanut Butter & Jelly
Savory crepes – a true favorite – include:
- Ham,Cheese & Bacon
- Beef,Cheese,Peppers and Onions topped with Signature Sauce
- Chicken,Cheese,Peppers and Onions topped with Signature Sauce
- Hummus,Spinach,Feta,Peppers and Onions topped with Signature Sauce
Roll On In
Roll On In offers a menu that explores the edge of multi-cultural boundaries, bringing hibachi, bowls, sushi burritos, sushi tacos, sushi bowls, and even sushi donuts to a whole new level. Our food is fast, fresh and affordable and takes quick service dining to a whole other level.
Sticky white rice mixed with cream cheese then deep fried to create a donut, topped with avocado, masago, and wasabi mayo.
Pick from one of our specialty bowls or create your own to meet dietary needs – bases include brown rice, white rice, fried rice, noodles, and more.
Freshly made wonton taco shells filled with teriyaki chicken, slaw, spicy mayo, and green onions – Fresh & Delicious.
750 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Suite #140, Sevierville, TN 37876
In Sevierville is Seasons 101 at 110 E. Main St., where a “comfortable, casual dining atmosphere, combined with upscale cuisine at moderate prices.” The season determines the menu here and guides everything from signature dishes to cocktails.
Seasons 101 offers brunch Saturdays and Sundays 11-2:30 with appetizers that today include Brie en Crute and fried green tomatoes. Choose from several fresh salads and brunch features such as praline pancakes and black angus benedict.
Honeysuckle buttermilk chicken is an appetizer on weekdays, as well as quick fried artichoke hearts. Signature dishes today include rack of lamb, dou of duck, cast iron seared ribeye steak and much more.
When choosing the top best new restaurants, we know to consult the locals. One Google reviewer wrote: “Seasons 101 is an absolute gem! Nestled in the heart of Downtown Sevierville, this is a local favorite and for very good reason. The atmosphere, cuisine and service are absolutely top notch. … We will definitely be regulars!”
Boudiccas Celtic Pub
Boudicca’s Celtic Pub was first hatched as a concept in the middle of 2020, bacame an official project early in 2021 and opened just after Christmas in December of 2021. They are located in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee behind Pancake Pantry at light 6 in the historic Village shops. Boudicca’s pub food is from a made-to-order menu consisting of the great items you would find while visiting the Celtic nations. Their décor and music are samples of an authentic Pub or “Public House” meant to be welcoming to the young and old alike. While they do have beer on tap and the traditional bar with stools for having a pint or two; we also have a dining room upstairs for the whole family to enjoy. All food is served in “to go” style containers, as you may also choose to sit in the famous Village Shops courtyard and enjoy the fountains and surroundings while you partake. Their friendly staff has rave reviews for treating customers like they’re visiting old friends each time you drop by, so please stop in to see them for a quick pint or a fantastic meal!
Don’t forget to stop by their sister shop, Celtic Heritage, also located in The Village (#26) for fine gifts from Ireland, Scotland and Wales!
Bear Cub Cafe and Grill (gluten free)
Bear Cub Cafe and Grill opened its doors in May, 2023 and has met a need in the area for people who require gluten free and organic food. I am writing this as it has just opened, so not much to add except to stop and and try their menu options. They have appetizers and a child’s menu as well. They are a member of the National Celiac Society.
680 Glades Road
Wild Plum Tea Room – Vegan
You can sip wild plum tea, bite into a baked salmon burger, or eat a dessert sampler while sitting outside in the fresh mountain air. Pets are allowed on the screened porch or open deck as well. Only lunch is served on specific days, so reservations are recommended.
Quaint and homey, The Wild Plum Tea Room, is a lunch-only restaurant open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and reservations you’ll want to secure your table with a reservation. Sip wild plum tea, bite into a baked salmon burger, or eat a dessert sampler while sitting outside in the fresh mountain air. Bring your pets with you on the screened porch or open deck as well.
Inspired by Austrian-style tea houses, the restaurant has fresh homemade lunch menu offerings with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. All menu offerings are homemade and made fresh daily from fresh ingredients.
Lunch is served on fine China fit for a Gatlinburg romantic meal in a cabin set in the woods. The menu selection may include daily chef specials, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches, desserts, vegetarian, vegan and allergy-accommodated meals.
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.
Mellow Mushroom, GLUTEN CRUST FREE ALSO
f you have never tried a Mellow Mushroom pizza, you’re in for a treat for the mouth and the mind. You can build your own pizza or choose from one of the many fun and interesting Mellow Mushroom concoctions.
Everything including the crust can be completely customized. Any pie can be made with gluten-free crust that is quite tasty. Can’t or don’t eat dairy – no problem. Although the famous crust does include a touch of Parmesan at the end, it can be made without it like the Vegan Veg Out. Mellow Mushroom also has a dairy-free cheese.
The Corner Diner
The Corner Diner serves classic breakfast items like omelets, pancakes, and waffles. They also have the finest smash burgers and sandwiches in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge area.
Order on line or give them a call at 865-730-4360.
3060 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge
Lee’s Fusion Cafe (Vegan)
Lee’s Fusion Cafe is the place for delicious, local chinese cuisine. With a variety of food, there’s an option for everyone, so you and your family will never have to feel hungry again. With the convenience of ordering online for pick-up or having your food delivered right to you Lee’s Fusion Cafe has a seamless way to get you what you want when you want.
2528 McGill St, Pigeon Forge
You won’t want to miss out on any of these unique places to eat in Sevierville TN. Since you have an idea of where you want to eat, you just have to decide what cabin to stay in at
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