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.
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.
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.
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.
As the name suggests, Granny's Kitchen is a Southern style restaurant that serves delectable food that will remind you of days gone by and will comfort you in the same way that classic home made food does. Walk into this family owned restaurant to enjoy country cooking and hospitality. The buffet is wholesome and delicious. Think of Granny's Kitchen for catering services that provide for groups between 20 and 2000; from a simple group picnic to large corporate luncheons. Call ahead for seasonal timings.
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.
Located right in the center of the town, the Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe makes for a warm and cozy escape in Bryson City. Run by Jeff and Pam Pulley's family, the place attracts several locals and tourists with its delicious fare and hot brews. They have a wide range of coffees to select from apart from snacks, soups and salads. If you are tired from all the sports and outdoor activities, try their energizing raspberry bars or fresh fruit slices. If chocolate is your kind of taste nothing would match upto their Triple Chocolate Brownie. The owners of the place are always around and their friendly treatment renders a jovial atmosphere to the setting. All in all, your hunger pangs are sure to be soothed with a visit to the Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe.
Pasqualino's Italian Restaurant is a famed Italian kitchen in Bryson City. Located on Everett Street, this famous eatery specializes in pastas, steaks and fish. Names like Calamari Fritti, Chicken Parmigiana and Filet Mignon top the menu charts. Dessert too is a sweet experience with Tiramisu and Silk Pie. They also customize the pasta and calzones to the size you want. The salads are not only tasty but also come with a soup combo. Call ahead for opening hours.
Quaint and retaining an old world charm, Soda Pops has a very old american feel to it. You can sample some lip smacking candies, malts and shakes here. Their coca cola fixation is the major eye catcher, as coke symbols can be viewed on every imaginable surface of the parlor. The custom blended ice creams include flavors like White Russian, Toffee Coffee, Cinnamon etc. Worth visiting for all those with a sweet tooth and for those who want to travel back in time, when long skirts and bow ties were the trend.Â