For a fine dining experience in the Smokies, look no further than the restaurant at the Lodge at Buckberry Creek, which is situated in the beautifully rustic Lodge Dining Room. The highly praised chefs at the restaurant create memorable dishes that are sure to please, while the views of Mount LeConte that outdoor seats afford are sure to impress. The restaurant, which features a seasonal menu, also serves an incredible brunch that is not to be missed.
If you are hungry and looking to fill up your tank, head on over to The High Test Deli & Sweet Shop. In fact, the restaurant's motto is "Let our deli fill up yer belly." This family-friendly lunch place serves up hearty sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, and sides. The deli also offers delicious desserts to go with the custom sandwiches and subs that customers can order.
After 30 years of serving pancakes, this Village traditional spot is more popular then ever. The secret to the "Pantry's" success is simple—delicious pancakes served the way you want them. Whether it's the standard buttermilk variety or one of the many specialty pancakes on the menu, you will be delighted with the light, fluffy hotcakes and the delicious syrups and toppings. The raspberry pancakes with whipped cream is the most popular item on the menu, but you'll be hard pressed to find a selection you don't love at first bite.
Spoil your taste buds at this local barbecue joint. Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que slathers its own secret sauce on many of its main dishes, including the ribs, chicken, and beef brisket, before smoking these meats over hickory wood for a whopping 14 hours. Talk about tasty! The joint also has a great kids menu that is sure to please your little one. Of course, with all of the savory meals coming out of the kitchen, you'll need something to wash your meal down with. Luckily, the restauarant offers up an extensive drink menu, including beer, soda and other non-alcoholic beverages.
Situated in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Cherokee Grill offers up some delicious traditional American fare. Known for their juicy steaks, the restaurant's menu also includes fresh seafood, finger lickin' appetizers, and tasty sides - including their famous blue cheese grits. Diners can enjoy a lovely view of the mountains while they eat thanks to the restaurant's wall-to-wall windows.
The Buckhorn Inn Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner to hotel guests and the public. Breakfast is served between 8a and 9:30a, and seating for dinner starts at 7p promptly. Lunch is served for guests who would like take out bag lunches and on luncheons for special occasions. The dinner is a sight to behold, with four creative courses of regional and southern-influenced cuisine. The beautifully presented courses usually include a meat-centered entree, a soup, salad, and a desert. Vegetarian meals are available with advance notice.
Step into the exotic world of aromatic coffee at the Coffee & Company, located within the Village. This haven of coffee features around 50 varieties of freshly roasted coffee that transport you to the different world. Besides delectable brews, there are lip smacking fruit smoothies and an array of savory teas on offer.
Eat like you would at home at the Hemlock Inn Restaurant, located within the Hemlock Inn at Bryson City. You can choose between breakfast or dinner as they don't serve any other meal in between. You dine at large wooden tables fitted with a revolving center, to make serving a less tedious task. Most of the vegetables used are freshly picked from the country and many indigenous ingredients like country ham or local honey are used. They accept reservations, so do book in advance. Call ahead for timings.