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5 of the Most Unique Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN

There is certainly no shortage of great places to eat in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! Whether you’re in search of a home cooked breakfast or a romantic dinner, our Smoky Mountain city is guaranteed to have exactly what you’re looking for. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to five of the most unique restaurants in Gatlinburg TN:

1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

A visit to Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is the perfect way to start your day. This restaurant boasts a fun mountain lodge atmosphere and fresh takes on all of your favorite breakfast items. Instead of traditional pancakes, Crockett’s serves special “griddle cakes”, which are extra thick and fluffy. Other popular dishes at this restaurant include the fried cinnamon rolls, breakfast quesadilla, and the candied apple waffle. The portions at Crockett’s are very generous, so be sure to come hungry!

2. The Wild Plum Tea Roomcup of tea with scarf on table in room

The Wild Plum Tea Room has been a can’t-miss stop in Gatlinburg for over 30 years. Inspired by the tea houses in the mountains of Austria, this restaurant makes everything from scratch, using the freshest ingredients available. Standout menu items include the lobster pie, chicken salad, and the baked salmon burger. You’ll definitely want to save room for dessert, because the Tea Room is famous for its delicious bread pudding.

3. Smoky Mountain Shakes-N-Dawgs

Smoky Mountain Shakes-N-Dawgs is another one of the most unique restaurants in Gatlinburg TN. Guests at this beloved eatery will enjoy a variety of hot dog creations that you won’t find anywhere else, including a moonshine dawg, mac ‘n’ cheese dawg, pretzel dawg, and chili cheese fry dawg. In addition to their mouthwatering hot dogs, Smoky Mountain Shakes-N-Dawgs also offers incredible milkshakes made from Amish buttercream ice cream.

4. Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill

delicious steak with loaded baked potato at Gatlinburg TN restaurantCrystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill is a superb choice for a romantic dinner or a special meal with the whole family. This restaurant offers an ambiance unlike any other, with a creek, koi pond, cascading water from the roof, and a 150 ft. tree decorated with beautiful lights. Crystelle Creek also features live music every night of the week, so you can hear some of Gatlinburg’s most talented artists while you dine. Visitors will find a varied menu that includes seafood, steak, BBQ, Italian dishes, and more.

5. Glades Soda Fountain

Anyone with a serious sweet tooth will love the Glades Soda Fountain. Located in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, this old fashioned restaurant serves sundaes, floats, milkshakes, malts, phosphates, and other classic ice cream dishes. When you visit this malt shop, you’ll swear that you’ve stepped back in time!

When you stay with Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals you will be just a short drive away from all of these unique restaurants in Gatlinburg TN. Our cabins come with your choice of wonderful amenities, including hot tubs, mountain views, fully equipped kitchens, game rooms, and swimming pool access. With everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 9 bedroom cabins, we are sure to have the perfect accommodations for your next vacation. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of cabin rentals in Gatlinburg TN!