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Top 4 Places to Eat Lunch in Pigeon Forge With Your Family

One of the great things about a family vacation to Pigeon Forge is all of the fun places to have lunch! Whether you are craving a buffet style meal to keep your energy going all day or a taste of famous southern barbeque, you will find it all just minutes away from our Pigeon Forge condos! Here are the top 4 places to eat lunch in Pigeon Forge with your family:

1. Mel’s Diner

mel's diner pigeon forgeOne of the top places to eat lunch in Pigeon Forge with your family is Mel’s Diner, a 50s-style diner that features delicious classic American food, great prices, and a fun atmosphere! The lunch menu offers just about everything imaginable, making it easy to please even the pickiest eaters in your family! While browsing through the menu, you will find salads, appetizers, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and all types of home-cooked meals. Of course, no visit to Mel’s Diner is complete without Mel’s Famous Ultimate Banana Split!

2. Mama’s Farmhouse

Mama’s Farmhouse is THE place to go when you are craving comfort food, and lunch is served all-you-can-eat family style! Your meal starts with a bowl of homemade buttermilk biscuits and a choice of salad or soup, then you get to choose 2 delicious entrees and 4 amazing side dishes! Finish your lunch with a choice of several classic desserts, including banana pudding, peach cobbler, or chocolate chip cookies! If Mama’s Farmhouse sounds familiar to you, it may be because the restaurant also appears on our top places to have breakfast in Pigeon Forge with your family!

3. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

pulled pork sandwich with pickleAnother one of the top places to eat lunch in Pigeon Forge with your family is Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que, a popular barbeque restaurant that has been locally owned and operated for nearly 30 years! The lunch menu features all of your BBQ favorites, including baby back ribs, beef brisket, chicken, pork, and combination platters. If you prefer a sandwich, there are plenty of options such as the Carolina Pork Sandwich, Smoked Sausage Sandwich, and the Catfish Sandwich. Don’t forget about the delectable side dishes to add to your meal, including french fries, BBQ beans, green beans, coleslaw, deep fried corn, spicy mac & cheese, or potato salad!

4. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

When you are looking for a tasty slice of pizza to satisfy your appetite, head on over to Big Daddy’s Pizzeria for lunch! Each pizza starts with handcrafted dough before it is topped with handmade sauces and fresh ingredients, then it is baked in a one-of-a-kind brick oven! Load your pizza up with all of your favorite toppings, or go for one of the specialty pies such as the Smoky Mountain Cheesesteak, Porky Pie, Margherita, or Big Kahuna! Families with young kids especially love Big Daddy’s Pizzeria because it also features a huge arcade with tons of fun video and redemption games!

Now that you know the top places to eat lunch in Pigeon Forge, it’s time to start thinking about what’s for dinner! Check out some of our favorite places to get dinner in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains.