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4 Casual Places to Eat in Pigeon Forge for the Whole Family

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You don’t always want to grab fast food while you’re on vacation. You also don’t want to spend a ton of money at an upscale restaurant every night. That’s why families love casual restaurants the most, especially while on vacation. You’ll love the selection of casual places to eat in Pigeon Forge. We’re sure you’ll find somewhere your whole family will love! Check out these 4 casual places to eat in Pigeon Forge for the whole family:

1. Blue Moose

Burger and friesThe Blue Moose is the only family friendly bar in town! You can grab a drink and watch your favorite sports game while you’re here. If you’re wanting an appetizer when you first sit down, get the moose-a-rella sticks, Buc’s poker chips, or Blue’s Rocky Mountain platter where you can try a little of everything. You’ll find all kinds of wing flavors, and of course, you’ll want to try all of them! Blue Moose is known for their delicious angus beef burgers with virtually any toppings you can think of. You can get a mac and cheese burger, a farmhouse burger with a fried egg, or the junkyard burger with a little bit of everything. Head over to Blue Moose as soon as you come to town!

2. J.T. Hannah’s

For a variety of food, you should try J.T. Hannah’s. You’ll find all kinds of dishes, from seafood to steak to chicken. Try one of the deluxe sandwiches or burgers if you don’t want a heavy meal. You can also get a salad and soup, or even an appetizer like spinach and artichoke dip. When you first walk in, you’ll pick up on the rustic, old-mountain feel. The restaurant is named after a famous businessman, J.T. The adults and kids in your crew will love this casual place to eat in Pigeon Forge!

3. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

Barbecue ribsWanting to taste great southern barbeque? You should go to Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que. They have all the classic favorites: ribs, pulled pork, grilled chicken, and brisket. You’ll also find soups and salads and all kinds of combo platters if you just can’t decide what you want to try. Another great thing about Bennett’s is they have a Your Favorites menu and the Family Feast where you can buy whatever meat and sides you want or get a whole meal and take it on the go. Now you guys can take a picnic to Cades Cove or Metcalf Bottoms!

4. Mel’s Classic Diner

Do you love classic American favorite foods and want to step back in time? Then you definitely want to eat at Mel’s Classic Diner. When you first walk in, you’ll feel like you’re in the 50s with all the neon sign decor and jukebox. Burgers, meatloaf, and hot dogs are only a few favorites on the menu. You can also find a fried bologna and cheese sandwich, a philly cheesesteak sandwich, and salads. Breakfast is also served at Mel’s, perfect for a great meal before a day full of fun!

Adults and kids alike will love all of these places to eat in Pigeon Forge. You’ll want to try all of them while you’re in town! Browse our available rooms and start planning your trip now!