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5 of the Best Places to Eat in Pigeon Forge

Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, cole slow, and a biscuit

Riding around Pigeon Forge, it can feel overwhelming with all the options for where you can eat. Don’t worry though — we’ve put together a list of the restaurants we think you should try while you’re in town! Check out this list of the 5 best places to eat in Pigeon Forge!

1. The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grill

Want to try some southern cooking mixed with a cafe feel? You should head over to the Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grill. Set in the heart of the Old Mill shopping center, this cafe has all kinds of mouth-watering dishes you’ll want to try from their quiche to the pimento cheese sandwich. They also have traditional dishes like grilled chicken, steak, and pork chops. Freshly baked bread is made in house every day and is served before your meal if you ask for it. You can also pick up a variety of loaves before you leave, like the olive bread or cinnamon raisin bread. During warmer months, you can even opt to sit out back on the patio beside a water feature!

2. Mama’s Farmhouse

You’ll feel like you’re part of the family at Mama’s Farmhouse. This is one of the best places to eat in Pigeon Forge since the food is served family style. You can eat as much as you want and whatever you want! Mama’s serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For breakfast, you’ll find classics like biscuits, bacon, and eggs. Lunch and dinner have a wide variety from meatloaf to country fried steak. You have plenty of sides to choose from too. Kids 5 years old and younger eat for free, and if they’ve eaten too many chocolate chip cookies, let them burn off steam at Mama’s outdoor play area!

3. Mel’s Classic Diner

Mel's Classic DinerHead back in time for classic American eats from the 50s at Mel’s Classic Diner. You will love the 50s decor that includes a jukebox! They have lighter choices like salad and soup, or you can grab an appetizer like cheese fries or onion rings. If you want a more authentic experience, you’ll want to order a burger or a patty melt. You’ll even find breakfast classics! And to top it off, get a banana split for dessert to share with your friends and family!

4. Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe

Whether you want breakfast or lunch, Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Cafe is the place to go! Kids will love the funfetti pancakes or the cinnamon roll pancakes. If you like a more savory breakfast, try the chicken taco pancakes or pigs in a blanket stack. Frizzle’s also has waffles and biscuits, as well as pan fried egg dishes and omelets. Lunch consists of a simpler menu with a variety of sandwiches to choose from. All of the sandwiches come with fried potatoes or french fries. To make your meal entertaining, Frizzle’s has over 100 animatronic chickens that will serenade you while you eat!

5. Applewood Farmhouse Grill

stack of pancakes with berries and syrupBreakfast, lunch, and dinner are served at the Applewood Farmhouse Grill. Choose from a farmhouse special consisting of traditional breakfast items or a hearty special with waffles or pancakes. You’ll definitely want to grab a farmyard special for a classic southern breakfast. Their Oldtime Farmhouse specials are classic southern dishes you’ll definitely want to try. If you want something a little lighter, there’s grilled chicken, soup, and a veggie platter. After you eat, shop over at the Apple Barn Cider Mill and General Store!

We know you can’t wait to come and try all of these best places to eat in Pigeon Forge. To start planning your vacation, browse our available cabin rentals now!