The Inn on the River Hotel

The Inn on the River is a newly renovated Pigeon Forge hotel on the Parkway.

The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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New Restaurant in Pigeon Forge: Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant

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New Restaurant in Pigeon Forge: Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant

A new restaurant is now open in Pigeon Forge, and it’s right next door to our hotel! Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant introduces a new place for food and entertainment in the Smoky Mountains. We’ve got all the details on this new restaurant in Pigeon Forge and other new places to dine when you visit.

About Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant

Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant opened August 26 and brings visitors delicious food with a side of Southern hospitality. This is the restaurant’s sixth location throughout Tennessee. Andy Marshall, the CEO of A. Marshall Hospitality, said that the restaurant is thrilled to extend its roots into the area and offer an authentic dining experience that’s signature to both their brand and to Tennessee. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and serves a variety of options for guests to choose from. In October, Puckett’s will start serving breakfast too! You can enjoy creative breakfast dishes, barbecue smoked slow and low over cherry wood with home-cooked sides, and legendary burgers. In addition to great food, there are live music performances too!

Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant is located at 2480 Parkway, right beside our hotel! That means you’re just a few footsteps away from a delicious meal at this new restaurant in Pigeon Forge!

Other Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

While you’re in town, be sure to try some of the other delicious restaurants in Pigeon Forge! Our hotel is within walking distance to a variety of places to eat. Whether you’re in the mood for a burger and wings, Italian food, or barbeque, you’ll have it all just footsteps away. Here are some of the best restaurants you can walk to from our hotel:

Blue Moose

Located less than 10 minutes from our hotel, Blue Moose offers a variety of burgers, wings, and more for you to choose from. It’s a family sports grill that has something for everyone. We recommend trying one of their specialty burgers, like the Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger, or one of their dozens of flavors of wings.

Johnny Carino’s

If you’re in the mood for an authentic Italian meal, walk to Johnny Carino’s! Johnny Carino’s is just 5 minutes away and serves up your favorite Italian dishes. Enjoy spaghetti with handmade meatballs, classic fettuccine, or handcrafted pizza! Be sure to save room for dessert so you can try their Italian chocolate cake or popular cheesecake flavors.


Calhoun’s is less than half a mile away from our hotel and has the best barbeque in Tennessee! They slow smoke their Bar-B-Que items with split seasoned hickory logs and follow specific smoking procedures for all of their items. Try their award-winning baby-back ribs basted in their special bar-b-que sauce, or go for a tender steak.

If you want to try the new restaurant in Pigeon Forge, there is no better place to stay than our hotel! The convenience of being right next door combined with the quality and comfort or hotel provides guarantees you’ll have a great stay. Browse all of our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms and book your stay.