Best 3 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge with Delicious Southern Cooking

by / Friday, 19 January 2018 / Published in Restaraunts



If you are looking for the best comfort food to eat in Pigeon Forge, then the Oak Tree Lodge has some suggestions. Taste authentic Southern cooking, and even learn about the area with these restaurants in Pigeon Forge.

crocketts breakfast camp1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

Start your morning off right with a meal at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp. Just a short drive from Pigeon Forge, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is the best place to go for a hearty, Southern breakfast. This restaurant has a rustic, cabin theme and puts a modern take on classic Southern breakfast dishes. It serves as the legacy of David “Crockett” Maples, an original frontiersman, honored soldier and devoted family man. A popular menu item is Postmasters Favorite, which is chicken fried steak, homestyle sausage gravy and 2 farm fresh eggs. Diners can also enjoy waffles, Big Tennessee French Toast, griddle cakes and more tasty breakfast items.

2. J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen 

J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen is another one of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge for Southern cuisine. Named after a successful businessman in the Smoky Mountains, J.T. Hannah’s boasts a unique retro decor that is reminiscent of the 1930s. Decorated with black and white pictures and whiskey barrels, the restaurant doubles down on its theme by serving all of its drinks (including sweet tea) in mason jars. Some of the most popular menu items at J.T. Hannah’s include the ribs, burgers, country fried chicken, catfish, and the French dip sandwich. Be sure to save room for dessert because Mama Laura’s Famous Strawberry Short Cake is not to be missed!

3. Holston’s Kitchen 

prime rib pigeon forge restaurantA meal at Holston’s Kitchen never disappoints! This charming restaurant serves all of your favorite Southern dishes, including country fried steak, pork spare ribs, fried shrimp, ribeye steaks, and pulled pork sandwiches. Throughout the week, Holston’s offers a number of special promotions, such as Mexican Mondays, Prime Rib Wednesdays, and Saturday Brunch. No matter when you choose to visit, you will enjoy Holston’s friendly service and delightfully rustic atmosphere. 

After you fill your stomach at one of the best Southern restaurants in Pigeon Forge, you can come back to relax at our hotel. You can curl up in a comfy bed, or take it easy in a Jacuzzi tub. To start planning your vacation, browse the beautiful rooms at the Oak Tree Lodge!

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