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The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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Delicious Thanksgiving dinner at a restaurant near our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee.

4 Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Near Our Hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee

Eating around a big table with all your loved ones is a big part of the Thanksgiving tradition. By enjoying a big family meal, you get to sit back and cherish everything that you have to be thankful for. Of course, not all Thanksgivings are celebrated at home. Taking a Thanksgiving vacation with your family is always an exciting adventure. This year, you decided to visit the Pigeon Forge area for Thanksgiving, and you are looking for a great place to stay that is near all the incredible restaurants in the area, where you can savor a delicious Thanksgiving meal with your family.

Well look no further, our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee has exactly what you are looking for in a Thanksgiving getaway. To help you out, we have compiled a list of the best restaurants near our Pigeon Forge hotel that will be open this Thanksgiving.

1. Smoky Mountain Brewery

You and your family love watching football, especially on Thanksgiving, so you need a place to eat that will be tuned into all of the games. Smoky Mountain Brewery is home to over 20 TV’s, so you are guaranteed not to miss of minute of any game, plus when the games are over there is nightly entertainment for you to enjoy. This great location is only minutes away from our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee, and inside you will find a state of the art microbrewery that will provide you with the perfect Thanksgiving escape. When you aren’t watching the football games, you can enjoy your bar food favorites such as buffalo wings, burgers, and even hand tossed pizzas & calzones. These meals and more are perfect for filling even the most hungry of stomachs.

Thanksgiving hours: 12-11pm.

2. No Way Jose’s CantinaAutumn table setting with pumpkins and a gourd.

You want a Thanksgiving meal that is more on the spicy side. You can get just that at No Way Jose’s Cantina. This amazing local, Mexican restaurant is home to all of your favorite Mexican foods from fajitas, enchiladas, burritos and even chimichangas. Your spicy food craving will definitely be satisfied at this one of a kind restaurant. You won’t even have to travel far from our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee because this restaurant is right down the road from us.

Thanksgiving hours: 2-9pm.

3. Calhoun’s

Since you are in Tennessee, you are looking for good hometown Tennessee food, well Calhoun’s has exactly what you are looking for. Calhoun’s menu options include the choicest of meats, barbecue, and other local favorites. The Pigeon Forge location is the newest Calhoun’s location. This restaurant features an upscale mountain lodge atmosphere, which is perfect for a Thanksgiving meal. Don’t worry, if you have a large family that needs seating, Calhoun’s has a banquet facility that is semi-private that seats up to 35 people.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am-10pm.

A plate of tasty Thanksgiving food.4. Wood Grill Buffet

If you have a hungry clan, a buffet may be the direction you want to go this Thanksgiving. The Wood Grill Buffet has everything you need for a delicious Thanksgiving meal that will leave the whole family very satisfied and full. From steaks to spare ribs, you can find these things and more at Wood Grill Buffet. Also, don’t forget about dessert, with a wide variety to choose from, even the sweetest of sweet tooths will come out fulfilled.

Thanksgiving hours: 10:30am-9pm

Eating local foods is one of the perks of visiting the Pigeon Forge area. Luckily for you, there are many great restaurants near our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee that are open throughout Thanksgiving to make your holiday memorable. In order to enjoy these restaurants and more, book our hotel in Pigeon Forge Tennessee today.