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Top 4 Restaurants You Should Visit for the Best BBQ in Gatlinburg

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Gatlinburg has a wide range of restaurants for all tastes, but one thing that you don’t want to miss while on vacation is some delicious southern barbeque! From mouthwatering barbeque chicken to smoked ribs where the beef just falls off the bone, you will find it all just minutes away from our Gatlinburg cabin rentals! Here are the top 4 restaurants you should visit for the best tasting BBQ in Gatlinburg:

1. Bennett’s Pit BBQ

One of the top restaurants for the best tasting BBQ in Gatlinburg is Bennett’s Pit BBQ, which has been locally owned and operated for over 26 years! As you relax at your table, enjoy delicious meals that are moist, tender and packed full of flavor. The pork, ribs, chicken, pulled pork and beef briskets are basted in Bennett’s own special sauce, then smoked over smoldering hickory wood for up to 14 hours! Since everyone likes a different amount of sauce, Bennett’s Pit BBQ also serves their sauce warm on the side so you can pour on as much as you want! 

2. Delauder’s BBQplate of bbq ribs, fries, and coleslaw

When it comes to tasty BBQ in Gatlinburg, you won’t want to miss a meal from Delauder’s BBQ! This popular family owned BBQ joint has a motto that “we feed people like you are family.” In other words, you can expect a satisfying meal! As a result, Delauder’s BBQ has a reputation for treating people right and delivering great food at reasonable prices. Keep in mind that their closing hours could change any day if they sell out of their incredible BBQ, so visit early to avoid any disappointment!

3. Bones BBQ Joint

Another one of the top restaurants for BBQ in Gatlinburg is Bones BBQ Joint, a family owned restaurant that has been providing flavorful BBQ for 4 generations! The menu includes all of your barbeque favorites, and you can choose anything from sandwiches to full dinners with sides. Would prefer to eat in the comfort of your cabin? Consider one of the Picnic Packs To Go where everything is wrapped up in one convenient package! There is also a full kid’s menu with food that your kids will love including chicken strips, hot dogs and pork sandwiches.

BBQ pulled pork sandwich4. Hungry Bear BBQ

Enjoy the fresh and sweet flavor of barbeque at Hungry Bear BBQ, which has 2 locations in Gatlinburg to serve you! Each restaurant smokes their own meat for the freshest taste and offers a wide choice of appetizing sauces. When you walk into Hungry Bear BBQ, just look up at the menu board to see what they offer! You will find sandwiches, picnic packs, sides, full dinners and daily specials, so the only tough part will be picking what you want! 

Now that you know where to find the best tasting BBQ in Gatlinburg, you are all ready for your Smoky Mountain vacation! Check out all of our cabins in Gatlinburg TN today to stay just minutes away from these tempting restaurants!