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The Old Mill and Old Mill Restaurant in Pigeon Forge TN

A Guide to a Full Day of Eating at Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

If you have a lot of activities on your Pigeon Forge vacation itinerary, you’ll need a lot of energy and you can get it by eating the city’s delicious food! If you need some recommendations, look no further. Here is the ultimate guide to a full day of eating at restaurants in Pigeon Forge:

Breakfast: Sawyer’s Farmhouse Restaurant

Sawyer’s Farmhouse Restaurant is one of the locally owned restaurants in Pigeon Forge! It is conveniently located on the Pigeon Forge Parkway, which means it is a great place to go before you visit the Titanic Museum or The Island in Pigeon Forge. As for food, you will never be forced to choose between a savory or sweet dish. This is because you can get a savory dish, such as a breakfast burrito or omelet, with a side of fluffy buttermilk pancakes. Other options on their menu include delicious crepes with fruit toppings. If you don’t make it for breakfast, don’t worry. The restaurant has an equally delicious lunch menu!

Lunch: Mel’s Classic Diner

Mel's Classic Diner

Mel’s Classic Diner is a fun place to eat lunch because it is modeled after a 1950’s diner. It is also one of the best budget-friendly restaurants in Pigeon Forge! The menu consists of classic American food, so you can chow down on a Chubby Checker Cheeseburger with a side of chips, fries, or pasta salad. Visitors have even more choices, as the restaurant serves breakfast classics, such as omelets, pancakes, and French toast, all day long! After the main meal, treat yourself to a delicious dessert, such as Homemade Cobbler or Hot Fudge Cake. You can also get a milkshake or rootbeer float!

Dinner: The Old Mill Restaurant

The Old Mill Restaurant will serve you a delicious dinner with southern hospitality. They have so many excellent choices, such as Southern Fried Chicken, Pork Chops, or Deep South Chicken Pot Pie! Both entrees come with sides of mashed potatoes, green beans, and a side salad. After your main course, you will love choosing a delicious dessert as well. As you enjoy your food, look out the window and admire the views of The Old Mill. It was built in 1830 and played a significant role in Pigeon Forge’s history. Today, the gristmill has become one of the most photographed mills in America.

Dessert: Buzzed Bull Creamery

milkshake from Buzzed Bull Creamery in Pigeon ForgeIf you need dessert after dinner or just a pick-me-up during the day, head over to Buzzed Bull Creamery! The shop uses the power of liquid nitrogen to make the ice cream creamier and more delicious. Their specialties include Tiger Stripes, Death by Chocolate, and Strawberry Shortcake. You can also enjoy the classic flavors, such as chocolate, vanilla, and mint. While visitors of all ages can enjoy the ice cream by itself, adult guests can add in favorite spirits. The menu recommends certain ones that pair well with each flavor! For example, Death by Chocolate pairs well with chocolate vodka, Tiger Stripes tastes great with spiced rum, and Strawberry Shortcake mixes well with strawberry vodka! Besides ice cream, Buzzed Bull Creamery also serves hot or iced coffee and hot chocolate!

We hope you try some of these great restaurants in Pigeon Forge during your vacation! Want to know more about food in the Smoky Mountain area? Check our other guide to a full day of eating at Gatlinburg restaurants!