Nothing is better after a fun day of ziplining in Pigeon Forge than a good meal with friends and family. And the large selection of great restaurants in Pigeon Forge with some of the world’s greatest cooks is just one of the many reasons we love calling the Smoky Mountains home. But how do you choose which restaurant in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville to visit? Here is a brief breakdown of some of the best seafood restaurants in Gatlinburg:
Huck Finn’s Catfish
Huck Finn’s Catfish is one of the best seafood restaurants in Pigeon Forge. It serves up an “all you can eat” catfish and chicken dinner. Their signature dish is Southern fried hush puppies. They serve pond raised and grain fed Mississippi catfish. Noteworthy about Huck Finn’s restaurant in Pigeon Forge is the Southern cooking, moderate prices, live music and an emphasis on comfort and fun! This is definitely a good place to try.
Having dinner at the Cherokee Grill restaurant in Pigeon Forge is a must for those who love great food. Near the center of town located at 1002 Parkway, you will discover the finest mountain trout, crab cakes and fresh fish. Enjoy luscious lobster brought in fresh from the New England shores. Try the Salmon Filet on a bed of Wild Rice or a steak for those who prefer. BBQ is just one of their specialties. The Cherokee Grill is a part of the Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants in Pigeon Forge, out of Knoxville. A very happy “Happy Hour,” great food and nice people will lead you to an extremely joyful evening. The Cherokee Grill is a moderate to high end restaurant.
The Peddler Steakhouse is located near town and on a Little Pigeon River setting. Standing out from other restaurants in Pigeon Forge, Peddler Steakhouse is full of tradition, and has trees and flowing water that creates a beautiful backdrop for any family meal. Steaks are cut to your liking, table-side and prepared especially the way you like it. For the seafood lover in you, try their English Mountain Trout, grilled or fried, grilled salmon or crab-stuffed shrimp. All are served with a bountiful salad bar.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Anyone who has cruised up and down the strip in Gatlinburg has seen the famous Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.’s sign. With usually a line out the door, this restaurant in Gatlinburg pays tribute to the iconic film Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks. Visitors to the restaurant can even pause and take a photo on a replica of the bench from the movie where Forrest waits for the bus. Their menu includes shrimp, ribs, sandwiches, salads and desserts. All of which are made from solely from top-quality ingredients. You can even take a piece of your experience from Bubba Gump’s home with you by visiting their spacious gift shop. Like many restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Bubba Gump’s is sure to please any member of your family.