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Top 6 Local Places to Eat in Gatlinburg You’ll Love

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There are several local places to eat in Gatlinburg you will want to try when you stay with us. From Mexican to Italian, you’ll find all kinds of cuisines you love. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it. These local eateries are one of a kind, and you don’t want to miss out! Here are the top 6 local places to eat in Gatlinburg you’ll love:

1. No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina

no way joses mexican cantinaWant some chips and queso? No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina is a great place to get Mexican food in Gatlinburg. They have all the classics, including tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas, and burritos. You’ll also find specialities, such as flautas and stuffed peppers. No matter what you enjoy, you’ll find it on their menu. Plus, they have a huge selection at their bar, including every flavor margarita you could think of.

2. Smith and Son Corner Kitchen

Looking for a great place for delicious American food and a drink? You should eat at Smith and Son Corner Kitchen. Start out with fried okra, spinach and artichoke dip, or street tacos. If you want something light, they have several salads to choose from. There’s also chicken tenders, pasta, burgers, steak, shrimp, and so much more. Don’t forget to try one of their signature cocktails to go with your food!

3. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

big daddys bennetts pit signA great local place to eat in Gatlinburg that serves southern barbeque is Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que. They have everything you could want, including pulled pork, burnt ends, brisket, smoked sausage, and more. For sides, you can get spicy mac and cheese, green beans, potato salad, french fries, and bbq beans. Bennett’s makes their own sauce, and you’ll love it over everything they serve!

4. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

Located at the same place as Bennett’s, Big Daddy’s Pizzeria is a sister eatery where you can get delicious pizza. Get a classic, such as supreme or pepperoni. They have several signature pizzas you’ll want to taste, such as The Bee Sting, the Taco Pizza, or The Big Kahuna. You can also get salad and sandwiches from Big Daddy’s.

5. Taste of Italy

spaghetti and meatballsIf you want Italian food, you should eat at Taste of Italy. This local joint serves all your favorites, from pasta to classic entrees. You can’t go wrong with the lasagna or penne alla vodka. If you love seafood, you can get calamari, main lobster ravioli, or pan seared salmon. They also have chicken, pork, and beef entrees. You’ll also find pizza and calzones on their menu.

6. The Alamo

Want a great steakhouse dinner from a local place to eat in Gatlinburg? Try The Alamo. They have all kinds of soup and salad. Get a New York Strip or salmon as your entree. The Alamo also serves chicken and pork dishes. If you don’t want a New York Strip, they also have filet mignon, rib eye, porter house, and much more. You’ll want to save room for dessert if you eat at The Alamo!

These are just a few of the local places to eat in Gatlinburg you can choose from. There are so many, you’ll just have to keep coming back until you try them all! Ready to plan your next trip to the Smokies and try all this delicious food? Look through our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals and book one today!