If you prefer a unique ambiance to go along with your delicious meal, you will be delighted to know Pigeon Forge is home to a variety of themed restaurants! Whether you want to escape into a tropical paradise, dine like a rock star, or take a trip back in time, you can do it all while dining out in the Smokies! Here are the top 4 themed restaurants in Pigeon Forge you need to experience during your vacation:
While it might be surprising to discover a taste of the tropics in the Smokies, that is exactly what you will find when dining at Margaritaville! This fun restaurant is inspired by the music and philosophy of Jimmy Buffet, so you’ll enjoy the laid back atmosphere and tropical colors. The menu features a variety of tempting options for lunch and dinner, including Crispy Coconut Shrimp, Landshark Lager Fish & Chips, Fish Tacos, Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya, and of course, Cheeseburgers in Paradise! Be sure to save room for a slice of the homemade Key Lime Pie!
2. Hard Rock Cafe
Another one of the top themed restaurants in Pigeon Forge you need to experience is the Hard Rock Cafe. This popular dining establishment features 12,000 square feet of stylish space, including seating for over 400 guests, an outdoor patio, and a live music stage. This location of the Hard Rock Cafe is particularly unique because it features 3 dining areas with memorabilia from Dolly Parton, Jimi Hendrix, and Madonna. The restaurant features hundreds of collectible items from other artists too, so take a stroll around to see everything, and don’t forget to pick up a t-shirt from the Rock Shop!
3. Old Mill Restaurant
The Old Mill Restaurant offers a natural historical theme as it shares its setting with one of the oldest operating grist mills in the country. The restaurant is well known for serving hearty Southern classics family style, so be sure to come hungry! Start your morning with the Old Mill Country Breakfast, which features eggs, pancakes, stone-ground corn grits, homemade biscuits, Old Mill seasonal preserves, home fried potatoes, and country sausage gravy. For lunch and dinner, you should have homemade meatloaf, southern fried chicken, or chicken and dumplings.
4. Sunliner Diner
Take a trip back to the 1950’s with an amazing meal at the Sunliner Diner. As one of the top themed restaurants in Pigeon Forge, this restaurant features a beautiful chrome exterior, classic cars, vintage retail shop, and an interior themed to match! The charming ambiance is just half of the fun as the menu contains all the American classics, including burgers, club sandwiches, milkshakes, banana splits, and root beer floats! The Sunliner Diner also serves breakfast all day long, so don’t worry about sleeping in late during your Smoky Mountain vacation!
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