Top 6 Local Restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee

I am in no way a critic but I will give you my opinion (and my wife’s) of some of the restaurants in the area. I also realized I seem to like the burger and beer joints….This restaurant list I am compiling will cause me to have to do some “market research” and try new places

The Roaming Gnome Pub and Eatery – Sevierville, TN

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The Roaming Gnome Pub and Eatery is located at 202 Collier Drive in Sevierville, Tennessee in the Governor’s Crossing strip Mall across the street from Wal-Mart.

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Known to the locals as “The Gnome”, The Roaming Gnome Pub and Eatery is a laid back informal Irish pub that offers a relaxed atmosphere with lots of games to play including pool, darts,
large screen TV for sports enthusiasts, live music, free wi-fi, and outdoor seating. The pub is a “good little ‘locals’ bar in the middle of a tourist wasteland.”

In keeping with the restaurant’s titular theme, gnomes are inconspicuously scattered about the building. Some are hanging from the ceiling, some lurk on the shelves behind the bar, some sit in the window displays and still others are found painted on tabletops.

For those looking for cold drinks, the bar at the Roaming Gnome has over 75 frosty beers, among…

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Lunch with the girls: Old Mill Pottery House Cafe [4.5/5 stars]

Jess, What's on the Menu?

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Over winter break I was juggling two jobs and trying not to yell at crazy middle aged shoppers during the Christmas retail uproar. Somehow I managed to get a day off and me and the girls decided to take a trip to Pigeon Forge. I suggested we eat at the Old Mill Pottery House Cafe. I’d eaten there before and one special item on the menu kept me coming back for more. I somehow found this special menu item by chance and have never been the same since. The chicken Reuben is made with fresh shaved rotisserie chicken on toasted rye bread with thousand island dressing and special coleslaw. The sandwich is accompanied with house made potato chips. The sandwich had perfect flavor. The chicken is fresh and salty perfectly paired with the crisp sweetness that the coleslaw brings. The buttered toasted rye bread really seals the deal for me…

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Beef Jerky Outlet

The Beef Jerky Outlet specializes in all kinds of beef jerky from original to fiery hot, with over 200 varieties in all. The store offers free samples for those who like to try a wide variety of flavors before purchasing.  But beware, my husband was at the peppers shop and put a free sample in his … Continue reading Beef Jerky Outlet