Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge: Restaurant Guide 2018

Looking for a Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge restaurant guide? Some of our favorite Pigeon Forge restaurants are opening their doors on Turkey Day, offering locals and visitors alike a chance to celebrate with family and friends without hassle! So why don’t you leave the holiday cooking (and mess) to someone else? Here’s a quick rundown of restaurants open in Pigeon Forge on Thanksgiving Day 2018.

Mama's Farmhouse

There’s nothing like eating a home-cooked meal surrounded by friends and family, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Mama’s Farmhouse in Pigeon Forge. Stop by Mama's Farmhouse in Pigeon Forge at 208 Pickel Street to satisfy your Thanksgiving Day cravings from 11 am to 9 pm. Reservations are required for parties of 6 or more, so give them a call at (865) 908-4646 to snag a spot.

More Info

Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

You haven’t celebrated Thanksgiving in Tennessee until you’ve had succulent smoked turkey like they serve at Bennett’s Pit BBQ!​ With locations in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg, Bennett’s is your go-to spot if you’re craving a homecooked dinner with southern flair. They even have a Turkey Dinner To Go option if you order 24 hours in advance. They will be open from 11 am to 9 pm on Thanksgiving.

More Info

Alamo Steakhouse

Craving something a little different for your Thanksgiving spread? Consider Alamo Steakhouse. This is the place to go for anyone with a Texas-sized appetite! The ample dinner menu features everything from flame-grilled oysters to savory salads to fresh seafood, but the real claim to fame comes right from the grill master’s oak-fired pit: You’ll find succulent hand-cut steaks and the juiciest burgers around!

More Info

Big Daddy's Pizzeria

You can only eat so much turkey in one day. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria is opening at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to save your taste buds! The restaurant’s Pigeon Forge location is the perfect place to unwind. The large back room features a full arcade for little ones and the young at heart! Big Daddy’s has locations in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg.

More Info

J.O.E. & Pop’s Sub Shoppe

Stop by the Gatlinburg parkway for a delicious meal at J.O.E. & Pop’s Sub Shoppe. The Gatlinburg location will be open from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thanksgiving day. Enjoy delicious subs, rolls and gluten-free wraps- whatever sounds delicious to you that day. Homemade sides are also available to add to your meal.

More Info
thanksgiving in pigeon forge restaurant guide

Applewood Farmhouse

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Grill will be open on Thanksgiving day from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. The menu includes roast prime rib of beef au jus, roast turkey with gravy and cornbread sausage dressing, apple glazed sugar cured ham, and all the tranitional Thanksgiving sides cooked to perfection. Reservations are encourages. Call (865) 428-1222 for the original Farmhouse and (865) 429-8644 for the Grill. This is a great spot to watch the Titanic Thanksgiving Fireworks!

You can also order a Thanksgiving meal to go for $99. Call Applewood Farmhouse Group Sales at (865) 429-5700 and use extension 1113. You can place these orders between October 15 and November 16.

thanksgiving in pigeon forge restaurant guide

Harpoon Harry's Crab House

Whether you are in the mood for some crab, or a classic Thanksgiving dinner, Harpoon Harry's Crab House has something for you on Thanksgiving Day. A buffet will be surved from 11 am- 8 pm, with a traditional Thanksgiving meal. An a la carte crab menu and cash bar will also be available for the day. Children eat at a discounted price.

More Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

*Asterisk denotes a special Thanksgiving menu, buffet, etc.

In Pigeon Forge:

  • Cracker Barrel
  • Golden Corral
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Iron Boar Saloon
  • J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen
  • Margaritaville
  • No Way Jose’s Cantina
  • Old Mill Restaurant*
  • Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen*
  • Reagan’s House of Pancakes
  • Shoney’s
  • Smoky Mountain Brewery
  • TGI Friday’s

In Sevierville:

  • Applebee’s
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Golden Corral
  • Holston’s Kitchen
  • Shoney’s
  • Steak N’ Shake

In Gatlinburg:

  • Atrium Pancakes
  • Blaine’s Grill & Bar
  • Calhoun’s
  • Loco Burro
  • Mama’s Chicken Kitchen
  • Seasons of Ober Loft & Lounge*
  • Smoky Mountain Brewery
  • TGI Friday’s
  • The Melting Pot
  • The Park Grill*
  • Three Jimmy’s*

There’s still time to plan your Pigeon Forge Thanksgiving getaway! Browse Pigeon Forge hotels, cabins and condos for last-minute lodging options. You’ll love ushering in the holiday season here in the Smokies! There’s so much to do here this time of year!