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5 of the Most Unique Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN

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sign for crockett's breakfast camp in gatlinburg

There is certainly no shortage of great places to eat in Gatlinburg TN! 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 5 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. Hofbrauhaus Restaurant

This unique restaurant in Gatlinburg is located above The Cheese Cupboard in The Village. As soon as you walk through the doors, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to Europe. The Hofbrauhaus Restaurant is styled like a German Pub, serving hot specialty sandwiches along with cold drinks and beer. Throughout the years, a visitor favorite has become the Famous Super Reuben. Other sandwiches on the menu include their hoagie, turkey, pastrami or bratwurst.

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!

More Unique Places to Eat in Gatlinburg

donut friar in gatlinburgThese are just several places to eat in Gatlinburg that set themselves apart from others in town. When you’re looking for somewhere different to dine on your vacation, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to try the restaurants listed above! You also don’t want to miss the chance to start at least one of your mornings off at the Donut Friar, which is a small shop tucked in The Village that offers freshly made donuts, cinnamon bread, pastries and coffee. Other can’t-miss places to eat in Gatlinburg that are one of a kind are Taste of Italy, Fannie Farkle’s, Smokies Cuban Cafe and New Orleans Sandwich Company. You’ll never run out of great options when you visit Gatlinburg!

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 to try these places to eat in Gatlinburg, browse our selection of cabin rentals in Gatlinburg TN!