family dining at Frizzle Chicken Cafe

Top 5 Places to Eat in Pigeon Forge

Feeling hungry? If you’re in Pigeon Forge, we can help you find the best restaurants and places to eat! There are so many mouth-watering options to choose from, and even the pickiest of eaters will be pleased. From breakfast food to Southern specialities, you can find it all in the Smokies. Here are the top 5 places to eat in Pigeon Forge:

1. Frizzle Chicken Café

Start your day off right with a breakfast that’s both delicious and fun! Frizzle Chicken Café is one of the most family-friendly restaurants in town. It serves up a delicious Southern-style breakfast and lunch, with a side of entertainment. While you dine, you’ll get to witness animatronic chickens singing and dancing! If you visit for breakfast, enjoy everything from biscuits & sausage gravy to breakfast tacos. If you’re dining with kids, we recommend the special Bear Cakes! For lunch, this restaurant offers some of the best sandwiches in town, including the Chuckwagon Steak Sandwich and the BLT Classic. It’s right next door to The Comedy Barn, so you can’t miss it!

2. Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dinner at Dolly Parton's Stampede

Why not enjoy a unique dining experience at the world’s most visited dinner attraction? Dolly Parton’s Stampede is one of our favorite places to eat in Pigeon Forge because you’ll get to watch a high-spirited adventure while you dine. The four-course feast includes their own Creamy Vegetable Soup, a Hot Homemade Biscuit, a Tender Whole Rotisserie Chicken, Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork, Buttery Corn on the Cob, Herb-Roasted Potatoes, and the Stampede Signature Dessert. The entertainment includes 32 magnificent horses and a cast of talented trick riders showing off their skills, musical productions, spectacular special effects, and more. The whole family will have a great time at Dolly Parton’s Stampede!

3. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud

Speaking of dinner shows in Pigeon Forge, another great option is the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud. This is another one of our favorites because you’ll get to dig into an all-you-can-eat feast! This Southern homestyle dinner tastes like it came straight from Granny’s kitchen and features all your home-cooked favorites. You can enjoy Feudin’ Fried Chick’n, Open Pit Pulled-to-Pieces Pork Barbeque, Southern Style Creamy Soup, Smashed Mashed Taters, Buttery Corn on the Cob, Ma’s Hot Homemade Bread, No Tellin’ What’s In It Coleslaw, Granny’s Famous Specialty Dessert, and unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea, or coffee. The best part is that everything’s served family-style, so you’ll really feel right at home! While you dine, become a part of the longest running feud in history and witness jaw-dropping stunts, mighty feats of strength, singing and dancing, and comedy!

4. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

dinne at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Another popular place to eat in Pigeon Forge is Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show! You better bring your appetite when you come to this dinner attraction. Get ready to devour a pirate feast that’s made to satisfy the hungriest of pirates! The meal is four courses and includes Voyager Creamy Vegetable Soup, a Buccaneer Biscuit, Cracklin’ Pan-Fried Chicken, Swashbucklin’ Sugar-Cured Ham, Cob-O’ Buttery Corn, Matey’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Apple O’ Me Eye Pie, and unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea, or coffee. When you dig in, your eyes will be drawn toward the indoor lagoon, where pirates will battle on land, on deck, in water, and high above their full-sized pirate ships in the air! You’ll be entertained the whole time you dine when you visit Pirates Voyage.

5. Dollywood

Another one of our favorite places to eat in Pigeon Forge is Dollywood. This world-class theme park has so much more than just thrilling rides and entertainment. It’s also home to delicious restaurants! If you visit during the Dollywood season, you’ll want to make a trip to the park to enjoy both food and fun. Popular restaurants include Aunt Granny’s, which offers Southern favorites served family-style. You can choose 3 main dishes and 4 side dishes per table, as well as 1 dessert per person. Meal options range from Southern Fried Chicken to Pot Roast with Root Vegetables. Granny Ogle’s Ham ‘n’ Beans is another great dining choice! Expect a heaping plate of ham and pinto beans with a side of Southern hospitality. Other entrees include Chicken Pot Pie, a Meatloaf Stacker, and more. If you’re just hoping for a snack, stop by The Grist Mill for some of its world-famous cinnamon bread!

There are so many great options for places to eat in Pigeon Forge! You can’t go wrong with any of the spots we listed above. Looking for more places to go when you visit? Check out our ultimate bucket list for your Pigeon Forge vacation.