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5 Places to Find Fine Dining in Gatlinburg

If you are planning a trip to the Smokies soon and want to spend a night out on the town of Gatlinburg, we have a few suggestions. Gatlinburg offers a variety of restaurants that provide an amazing dining experience and classy atmosphere. Treat yourself or your partner to a dinner you won’t soon forget. Here are 5 places to find fine dining in Gatlinburg:

1. Cherokee Grill and Steakhouse

Keeping with the mountain lodge aesthetic, the Cherokee Grill and Steakhouse offers a relaxing Smoky Mountain atmosphere while providing some of the best fine dining in Gatlinburg. We recommend stopping by from 4-7pm on Monday through Thursday for their happy hour where you can enjoy discounts on your favorite microbrews and options from their extensive wine list. If you’re bringing a bigger group with you on your night out, Cherokee Grill offers secluded event rooms that seat up to 15.

2. The Melting Pot

melting potThe Melting Pot is an iconic date night spot right in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg. We guarantee you’ve never had a dining experience quite like what The Melting Pot offers. Enjoy their Four-Course Dinner for Two where you choose a cheese fondue, salad, entrees and the cooking style you prefer to create the ultimate meal for you and your sweetheart. With such a unique and classy atmosphere and menu, it’s no wonder The Melting Pot is considering some of the best fine dining in Gatlinburg.

3. Park Grill

If you’re looking for another one of the most romantic restaurants in Gatlinburg, we recommend taking your date to the Park Grill. Modeled after a rustic mountain lodge, this restaurant served the finests cuts of beef, pork, chicken and fish in the Smokies. They also have a fresh salad bar and an impressive selection of warm soups. Make sure you save room for some of their home-made desserts and try the Blackberry Cobbler, Black Bear Brownie Bash or the Jack Daniel’s Creme Brulee.

4. The Peddler

the peddlerIf you’re craving a thick and juicy steak, The Peddler is the perfect place for you! They offer incredible hand-cut meats cooked and seasoned to perfection every time. This Gatlinburg staple provides an unforgettable fine dining experience and is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. All their entrees are served with a house salad, your choice of side, and hot bread upon request. Try their prime rib, filet mignon and other customs cuts on your next trip to The Peddler.

5. Chesapeake’s

Just because you’re in the mountains doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some fresh seafood! At Chesapeake’s, you can order fresh and quality seafood that is delivered to the restaurant daily. Try any of their traditional seafood favorites like the Broiled or Fried Seafood Platter, Fresh Maryland Crab Cakes and Shrimp and Grits. They also offer a wide variety of lobster options like the Stuffed Maine Lobster and Steamed Seafood Feast. If you’re craving seafood a little earlier in the day, make sure to swing by for brunch at Chesapeake’s from 10:30am to 2:30pm.

Now that you know where to find fine dining in Gatlinburg, you can make your reservations for the spot that sounds most appealing to you. Are you still looking for a place to stay? Check out all of our Gatlinburg cabins and stay close to all these fine dining establishments. We look forward to seeing you!