Category Archives: Reviews

Bennett's BBQ

Gatlinburg Restaurant Review: Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

For this week’s Gatlinburg restaurant review, we visited Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que, an outstanding barbecue joint that serves hickory and mesquite-smoked meats in generous portions. The restaurant also has a breakfast buffet and is situated in the same building as Big Daddy’s Pizzeria. When you walk into the building, turn right for pizza or left for…

The Historic Gatlinburg Inn

Forbes Names the Gatlinburg Inn as One of the Best Hotels in Gatlinburg

A recent article from Forbes.com listed what they considered to be the best hotels in Gatlinburg. The Historic Gatlinburg Inn made the list! Here is what Forbes had to say about us: This historic hotel has been hosting visitors to Gatlinburg since 1937, and still maintains old-fashioned Southern hospitality, like its front porch full of…

Best Italian Salad & Garlic Roles

Best Italian – Gatlinburg Restaurant Review

Best Italian restaurant has been a staple in the Gatlinburg dining scene for years, and it is no wonder. It has three big things going for it: Fantastic location, situated right on the main strip at 710 Parkway (which is, of course, a very easy walk from the Historic Gatlinburg Inn). Super friendly service. Fantastic…

Smoky Mountain Brewery

Smoky Mountain Brewery – Gatlinburg Restaurant Review

I recently had dinner at Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant in Gatlinburg and thought it was worth a restaurant review in our little blog here. Located at 1004 Parkway, Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant is an easy walk from the Historic Gatlinburg Inn. You will, however, have to cross the street. It is situated a…

Ole Red

Gatlinburg Restaurant Review: Ole Red

Recently I had lunch at Ole Red, a restaurant and live music venue in Gatlinburg owned by country music superstar Blake Shelton. The place has a tremendous atmosphere, and it looks like Blake’s designers did a fantastic job blending high end with red neck (ala, a vintage International Harvester tractor suspended upside down from the…

Puckers Sports Grill

Gatlinburg Restaurant Review: Puckers Sports Grill

Recently I stopped in at Puckers Sports Grill, located at 745 Parkway in Gatlinburg. The astute observer will make note that that is literally right next door to the Historic Gatlinburg Inn parking lot. If you walk out of our front door to Parkway and look to your left, there it is, nestled neatly into…

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