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When you stay at The Inn on the River for your vacation in Pigeon Forge, you definitely won’t go hungry! Our hotel is located right on the Parkway, just minutes away from some of the very best restaurants in the Smokies. To help you make the most of your getaway, we have put together a guide to six wonderful restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN that you can walk to from The Inn on the River:
1. Mellow Mushroom
If you’re craving pizza, you can’t go wrong at the Mellow Mushroom! This great restaurant makes some of the best pies you’ll ever eat. The secret to their success is their dough, which is made with springwater and brushed with garlic butter and parmesan. Guests at the Mellow Mushroom will find a variety of unique pizza creations along with awesome calzones, sandwiches, and salads. The Mellow Mushroom is just a 2 minute walk from The Inn on the River.
As you probably guessed by its name, Little Tokyo is known for its delicious Japanese food. When you sit at one of their hibachi tables, you can watch a talented chef prepare your meal right in front of your eyes. Little Tokyo also has a wonderful selection of sushi for guests to enjoy. Little Tokyo is a 7 minute walk from The Inn on the River.
3. Bullfish Grill
Bullfish Grill is one of the most popular restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN for fine dining. Guests will enjoy the best of the land and sea, including Grand Champion Angus Steaks, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, slow roasted prime rib, ahi tuna, and pork tenderloin. Whether you visit for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch, you are guaranteed to love your meal at this restaurant. Bullfish Grill is a 4 minute walk from The Inn on the River.
4. Johnny Carino’s
Johnny Carino’s is the place to go for excellent Italian food in the Smokies. Some of the most popular items on the menu include the 16-layer lasagna, Italian nachos, shrimp scampi, and the jalapeno garlic tilapia. Be sure to come hungry, because the portions are very generous! Johnny Carino’s is a 5 minute walk from our hotel.
5. Smoky Mountain Brewery
The Smoky Mountain Brewery is the perfect place to relax with your friends or family. With an expansive selection of locally brewed beers, over 20 TVs, and nightly entertainment, this restaurant has everything you need for a fun evening. Highlights of the menu include the chicken wings, pizza, reuben sandwich, and fried pickles. The Smoky Mountain Brewery is a 3 minute walk from our hotel.
Popular among the locals, Blue Moose Burgers & Wings is a family sports grill with something for everyone. Guests will love this restaurant’s speciality burgers, such as the famous Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger (which replaces hamburger buns with two grilled cheese sandwiches). The Wild Ranch Wings are also out of this world! Blue Moose Burgers & Wings is an 8 minute walk from our hotel.
Guests at The Inn on the River will love staying close to all of these superb restaurants in Pigeon Forge TN. With a beautiful riverfront location, indoor and outdoor heated pools, a complimentary breakfast bar, and free popcorn each evening, we have everything you need for an incredible getaway. To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of Pigeon Forge hotel rooms!