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4 Restaurants That are Less Than Five minutes from our Pigeon Forge Hotel

Going out to eat is one of the best parts of vacation, whether that means trying something new, sticking to a staple, and getting to cheat on a diet there’s plenty to eat in the Smokies. You may not want to drive very far to reach a restaurant, luckily, our Pigeon Forge hotel is conveniently located near several delicious restaurants.

1. Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining staple! It’s hard to figure out which is more famous, their hand cut steaks or their cinnamon butter. The restaurant does everything big and bold with large portions and great flavors. You can find menu items like ribs, chicken, shrimp, salads, and so much more! The Roadhouse is a great place to stop by and get a mouthwatering meal! You can also come in to find and enjoy handcrafted signature cocktails to compliment your meal.

2. Cielito Lindofajita with steak and bell peppers

If you’ve got a craving for chips, salsa, and or queso here’s your place to be! Cielito Lindo serves authentic and delicious Mexican dishes. Inside you’ll find bright colors decorate the chairs and tables, and it always smells like tasty food. You can find staple menu items like tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, and more items that are dripping in sauces and cheese. However, a star of their menu is a fajita style dish served out of a fresh pineapple! Cielito Lindo offers large portions and good service at very reasonable prices! This restaurant is less than a five minute drive from our hotel!

3. Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel may not have originated in East Tennessee, but they handle Southern cooking in a tasty way! You can get fluffy biscuits, homemade maple syrup, hashbrown casserole and more for breakfast. As for dinner, they have items like country fried steak, meatloaf, burgers, and more! Besides dining, Cracker Barrel offers a unique “country” store to shop in. In the store you can find clothing, toys, souvenirs, and even their maple syrup to buy. Cracker Barrel is a great price point option for eating out and is located very closing to our Pigeon Forge hotel.

crab legs4. Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet

If you’ve got a craving for fresh seafood in the mountains, Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet is your answer! The restaurant is lite dimly to give it a more relaxed and dine atmosphere. Along the buffet line you can get items like fried flounder, crawfish, butterfly shrimp, and more. If you have someone in your party who doesn’t like seafood that’s okay! Because you can find other items like BBQ ribs and chicken tenders. The biggest star and draw to Captain Jim’s is their all you can eat crab legs! Crack some crab legs away and enjoy the taste of fresh seafood. Jim’s has a a full service bar and a lounge area also if you just want to come in and relax after a day of exploring the Smokies.

If you’ve got leftovers from on of these nearby restaurants don’t worry! Our Pigeon Forge hotel offers microwaves and mini fridges for your leftovers. Learn more about our rooms and book your stay with us sooner!