You will never go hungry when you stay at Black Bear Inn & Suites! Our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN is just seconds away from some of the very best restaurants in the Smoky Mountain area. To help you make the most of your vacation, we have put together a guide to six incredible restaurants that are a minute’s walk from our hotel:
1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp
Guests at Black Bear Inn & Suites enjoy a free hot breakfast every morning. However, if you are looking to have brunch or breakfast food for lunch, you can’t go wrong with Crockett’s Breakfast Camp! Crockett’s is Gatlinburg’s highest rated restaurant on TripAdvisor, and it has earned this coveted title by serving up some of the tastiest food in town. Highlights of the menu include the breakfast skillets, biscuits, cinnamon rolls, griddle cakes and country ham.
2. Luigi’s Pizza
If you’re craving pizza, Luigi’s is the place to be! This popular pizza place is known for its hand-tossed pies that come in a number of unique varieties, including a Lasagna Pizza, Chicken Parm Pizza, and a Philly Steak Pizza. Luigi’s is an especially attractive dining option if you’re a night owl, because they stay open until 2 a.m. and will deliver your pizza right to our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN.
Smoky Mountain Brewery is a great place to spend an evening with your friends and family. This fun restaurant offers locally brewed beers, delicious food, and regular live entertainment. Some of our favorite items at the Brewery include the Cherokee Ale, pizza, chicken wings, soft pretzels, and Reuben sandwich.
4. The Park Grill
The Park Grill is one of Gatlinburg’s top destinations for steaks. All of the juicy cuts of meat at this restaurant are hickory grilled to perfection. In addition to steaks, the Park Grill also offers delicious seafood, chicken entrees, sandwiches, and an endless salad bar. Be sure to save room for their famous Black Bear Brownie Bash dessert!
Anyone looking for some great BBQ during their vacation will love Calhoun’s. With delicious ribs, pulled pork, and hickory chicken, this restaurant serves authentic Tennessee style smoked meats. Other popular items at Calhoun’s include the spinach Maria, corn pudding, and their wonderful bread basket.
Cherokee Grill is the perfect place for a romantic evening or a special dinner with the family. With its upscale mountain lodge design, this restaurant provides the ideal atmosphere for a night out in Gatlinburg. Can’t-miss foods at the Cherokee Grill include the steaks, blue cheese grits, baked macaroni, crab cakes, and the calamari.
As you can see, there is no shortage of wonderful places to eat near our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN! Guests at Black Bear Inn & Suites will love being near all of the best restaurants, shops, and attractions on The Strip. With a complimentary full hot breakfast, enclosed heated pool, bubbly hot tub, and great exercise facility, our hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of Gatlinburg hotel rooms!