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Gatlinburg is filled with top notch restaurants that will keep even the most extreme foodie happy. If you’re traveling to the area with friends, family, your significant other or even solo you’ll want to take time to get a little game plan together for where you want to dine while you’re in town!

At The Appy Lodge, we want you to enjoy your time as fuss as free as possible, so we put together a list of spots that you’ll want to check out while you’re vacationing in the Smokies!

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

crockett's breakfast campIf you’re looking to start the day off with a hearty breakfast that is complete with heaping plates of the best early morning dishes in town, then you need to head over to Crockett’s Breakfast Camp! Home to the biggest cinnamon roll in the Smoky Mountains, Crockett’s is a favorite among countless guests and we’re sure you’ll feel the same after your first bite! With a menu that includes griddle cakes, eggs benedict, pan-fried pork chops, Grandma Hattie’s French Toast, and even gluten free options, everyone in your party is sure to find the perfect meal to kick start a day of exploring!

Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill

Tucked away off the main strip of downtown Gatlinburg is a great little local spot named Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill! Southern sweet tea, Rocky Top Nachos, Earl’s Favorite, being pup-friendly, excellent service and having live music are just a few of the things that both locals and guests enjoy about this little gem in town. If you’re looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle, watch the game, have a beer or just sit and relax on the patio you’ll want to add Tom & Earl’s to your list!

No Way Jose’s

no way jose's gatlinburgDo you need a little chips and queso and a top shelf margarita added to your vacation? Check out No Way Jose’s! It’s one of the top spots in town and located in the heart of attractions and shopping. The prices are affordable, the servings are plentiful and the place is filled with a fun atmosphere and excellent staff. When in Gatlinburg, say “Yes!” to No Way Jose’s!

The Park Grill

The Park Grill is not only a top rated restaurant in Gatlinburg, but it’s also the perfect spot to include with a trip into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! The property is fully designed to tell the story of America’s most visited national park and includes some really wonderful items from the history of the park that you’ll enjoy along with their appetizing menu! Take a hike in the Smokies and then refuel on some Southern Pecan Chicken, a savory steak, the salad bar or some Nanner Puddin’!

The Peddler

the peddler in gatlinburgOne of Gatlinburg’s best date night or special occasion restaurants is The Peddler. This Smokies steakhouse sits next to a beautiful mountain stream, is filled with dining options, and having the “steak peddler” cut your steak table side just adds to the experience. The service is highly rated and the dishes have had guests returning for years. To add a little something special to your vacation, make plans to dine at The Peddler!

Is your mouth watering yet? It certainly should be! The best part? This is just 5 of the top dining experiences in Gatlinburg! The possibilities are endless!

If you’re ready to start planning a trip to the Smokies, take a minute to Browse Our Guest Rooms or learn more about Our Amenities that include a free complimentary breakfast, a free downtown Gatlinburg parking pass upon request, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, King Suites with fireplaces, an onsite market and much more!

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