The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge TN

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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Top 4 New Restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville Worth Planning a Visit To

We know you love hearing about new and exciting things in the area, and that’s why we can’t wait to tell you about all the delicious new restaurants coming to Pigeon Forge and Sevierville! Recently, we’ve seen the opening of some incredible places, like Downtown Flavortown, and it only gets better from here! Here are the top 4 new restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville you have to plan a visit to:

1. Azul Cantina

Do you love Mexican food? Then you’re going to love this new restaurant in Pigeon Forge! Azul Cantina will put a flavorful twist on traditional Tex-Mex dining, using wood-fire grilling methods in traditional Mexican cooking styles. All of the dishes here will be made from scratch with authentic ingredients, and they pair perfectly with homemade cerveza-style lager and Agave distilled spirits. Not only will Azul Cantina have delicious food, but it will have the first rooftop bar in Pigeon Forge! Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail while taking in gorgeous views of Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains.

Azul Cantina is expected to open in summer of 2022 at the Mountain Mile in Pigeon Forge.

2. Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Garden

lobster roll with butterPinchy’s Lobster & Beer Garden is coming soon to downtown Sevierville! It will be a dining experience you can’t find anywhere else in town. Pinchy’s will offer a delicious menu of lobster rolls and other seafood favorites, along with a raw bar and beer garden! The beer garden will be a great outdoor space, with a covered deck, fire pits, raw bar, shaded seating, and a music stage. You can choose from a variety of seafood items, from lobster rolls to lobster tacos! This is sure to become a new favorite place for both locals and visitors.

Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Garden will open on October 5, 2022. It’s located at 212 Court Avenue in Sevierville.

3. Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ

We can never have enough delicious BBQ in the Smokies! Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ is coming soon to Sevierville! This downtown Sevierville restaurant will offer authentic East Tennessee BBQ. All of the pigs are born, raised, slaughtered, sourced, and prepared within Sevier County, and local ingredients like sorghum will be featured in menu items, from BBQ sauce to sides. The restaurant will offer counter service, table seating, a high-tech self-serve craft beer experience, and an outdoor stage where live music will be performed on the weekends.

Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ will open in spring of 2022. It’s located on Bruce Street in Sevierville.

4. Andy’s Frozen Custard

ice cream sundaes with chocolate and strawberriesIn the mood for dessert? Andy’s Frozen Custard is coming soon to Sevierville! For more than 35 years, Andy’s have been using the freshest ingredients to offer visitors a frozen custard experience they can’t get anywhere else. It’s a quick-serve frozen dessert company that offers a wide variety of treats, from vanilla and chocolate cones to seasonal favorites. All of the frozen custard is served within an hour after it’s made, and all the brownies, apple pies, cookies, and other treats are baked fresh daily.

Andy’s Frozen Custard’s official opening day is April 27, 2022. It is located at 852 Dolly Parton Parkway in Sevierville.

More Restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

While you wait for these new restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville to open or while you’re in town trying them, be sure to enjoy some of the other great places to eat in Pigeon Forge, too! Take a look at some of the best restaurants near our hotel.