Where to Eat in Pigeon Forge for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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May 2, 2024

Want to know about where to eat in Pigeon Forge for a full day? With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down your choices! Let us help you out with this simple guide to the best places for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Breakfast: Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

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Nobody does a Southern breakfast quite like Paula Deen. At Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, enjoy a delicious breakfast overlooking the beautiful fountains at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The menu has nearly endless varieties of all your favorite breakfast items. Especially if you’re visiting with a group or have a big family, their Southern family-style breakfast is perfect– you can choose your own perfect combination of down-home dishes, breakfast meats, and sweet treats with unlimited refills. Favorites include the Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Country Scramble with Sausage Gravy, Nashville Hot Chicken and Waffles, and Southwest Cheesy Grits!

Lunch: Smoky Mountain Brewery

You don’t have to go far to find a good spot for lunch in Pigeon Forge! Located next door in Lumberjack Square is Smoky Mountain Brewery. They have a wide range of brews and chews, so there is something for everyone– their food menu is better than you can imagine! Share appetizers like the loaded nachos, pretzels with beer cheese, or potato skins, and order a platter of wings tossed in your sauce of choice to go with your favorite beer or cocktail. Want a full meal? You’ll also find thick and juicy burgers, gourmet sandwiches, pasta dishes, hand-tossed pizzas, calzones, steak, salads, and more! They’re also open late if you choose one of our early afternoon showtimes and need a late-night dinner instead!

Snack: Sweet Candy Company

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Need to curb your sweet tooth? Indulge in a treat for dessert or snack at Sweet, also located at the Lumberjack Square Shops! This candy shop has 2 more locations– at The Island and also in downtown Gatlinburg– and is the ultimate place to find all your favorite candy. From sour gummies to chocolate and bulk candy by the pound, Sweet has anything and everything you could ever want from a candy store.

Dinner: Supper Show at Lumberjack Feud

Hungry for a Southern BBQ feast? The menu inspired by Paula Deen herself features juicy BBQ pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, a freshly baked roll, fruit cobbler, and a drink. Not only is our camp-style supper a crowd-pleaser, but so is the live entertainment, friendly competition, and hilarious comedy that comes along with your meal! During our Lumberjack Feud show in Pigeon Forge, two feuding families (the Dawsons and the McGraws) duke it out over thrilling logger sports activities and stunts, along with axe skills and challenges that will make your jaw drop! The interactive, high-energy experience will soar to the top of your most memorable moments in the Smokies guaranteed.

Now that you know where to eat in Pigeon Forge, we can help you plan the ultimate family vacation to the Smokies even further. Start adding unique activities to your itinerary by checking out our guide to cool things to do in Pigeon Forge that both kids and adults will love!