Mel's Diner in Pigeon Forge

Your Guide to the Top Restaurants in Pigeon Forge for Each Meal

Exciting attractions, entertaining shows, incredible views — Pigeon Forge has it all. But have you tried the food? Pigeon Forge has some of the best food in East Tennessee! Vacation is a time to try new spots and dine on delicious meals, and you’ll have plenty to choose from when you visit! To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve come up with the top 2 restaurants in Pigeon Forge to dine at for each meal:

stack of pancakesBreakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so deciding where you want to enjoy it is important too! Here are some delicious breakfast spots where you’ll be able to find eggs, bacon, pancakes, biscuits and gravy and more!

Mama’s Farmhouse

Mama’s Farmhouse is a family-style restaurant in Pigeon Forge. This is the perfect place to go for breakfast during your family vacation! You’ll get to dine on pinwheels, chicken tenders, buttermilk biscuits with chocolate gravy, buttermilk Belgian waffles, hash brown casserole, bacon, sausage patties, cheese grits and more! It’s all you can eat, so make sure you come hungry!

The Old Mill Restaurant

The Old Mill Restaurant is one of the most popular breakfast spots in town! When you dine at The Old Mill Restaurant, you’ll get a taste of classic Southern food as you stare at the beautiful view of the Pigeon River. Watch the water wheel that powers the historic Old Mill turn below the dam as you enjoy fluffy warm biscuits and muffins, cooked-to-order eggs, pancakes, grits, sausage, bacon and more! It’s a delicious meal with a side of history.

An authentic Cuban sandwich.Lunch

Whether you’re looking for a light lunch to hold you over until dinner or a hearty meal, you’ll be able to find the perfect spot in Pigeon Forge! Here are some tasty lunch spots in Pigeon Forge:

Pigeon Forge Deli

The Pigeon Forge Deli started with a plan to create the best deli sandwich in Pigeon Forge. We’ll let you be the judge of if they accomplished that goal or not. Head to Pigeon Forge Deli to choose from a variety of signature subs, from a Pot Roast Sub, to The Ultimate Reuben. Make it a combo and enjoy your sub with a drink and your choice of a salad, chips or soup. The bread is homemade daily with only the best ingredients!

Mel’s Classic Diner

Mel’s Classic Diner offers guests a classic 50’s diner experience. You’ll be able to try everything from juicy burgers to banana splits. Order one of Mel’s Famous Burgers, or some of Betty Jo’s Home Cookin for a delicious meal. There are also salads and starters for you to choose from! Get one of Mel’s collectibles on your way out, like a T-shirt or coffee mug for the perfect souvenir.


You’ll want to end your day off right: with a delicious dinner in Pigeon Forge. After a long day of exploring all the town has to offer, you’re sure to have worked up quite the appetite. Try one of these tasty restaurants in Pigeon Forge:

Alamo Steakhouse

Alamo Steakhouse is one of the top steakhouses in the area. For a tender steak that’s hand cut and seasoned in house and some hand-breaded mozzarella sticks, head to the Alamo Steakhouse. If you’re not in the mood for steak, there is still plenty to choose from, like Grilled Salmon, Santa Fe Chicken or a Prime Rib and Beer Cheese Sandwich.

Huck Finn’s Catfish

Huck Finn’s Catfish is the place to go a southern-style menu in a laid back atmosphere. Try some of their famous Golden Fried Chicken, Country Fried Steak, Fried and Grilled Shrimp or a Ribeye Steak! The best part about this restaurant is that each entree is served with unlimited sides! Sides include made-from-scratch baked white beans, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, famous signature southern hushpuppies and more!

Locker's Mountain Hideaway at Eagles RidgeWhere to Stay

At Eagles Ridge, we have gorgeous Pigeon Forge cabins that are close to all the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge, as well as the exciting attractions! Not only will you be in a convenient location, but you’ll get to enjoy amenities such as a hot tub, wireless internet, wrap-around porches, stunning mountain views and more!

Make sure you pack your appetite when you visit so you can try all the delicious restaurants in Pigeon Forge! Browse all our Pigeon Forge cabins and start planning your trip today.

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