Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge

Can you believe that 2018 is already going to be coming to an end soon? Where on earth has the time gone? It’s as if time flies by faster and faster with every new year, do you all feel the same way?! As much as I would like for the time to slow down a bit, I can’t help but to get excited over the approaching holiday season. Are you ready for food, lights, decorations, quality time with our loved ones, snow, football, and so much more? We are too! If you’re anything like me then I bet you’re daydreaming about that delicious Thanksgiving meal that’s to come. We’re talking about all the amazing goodies like macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes and that turkey? Oh man, we’re anxiously awaiting that glistening turkey! There is something so genuinely special about this holiday. It’s our time to gather together as a family, eat a delectable meal and reminisce over what we’re thankful for and all of our wonderful memories from over the years. It’s a day full of happiness, traditions and blessings. Whether you’re at home or on vacation, it’s still a day that is meant to be spent together with our loved ones. Pigeon Forge and the surrounding areas welcome millions of visitors each year and a lot of them come to see us over the holidays. We’ve become a staple for many families over the years and we love getting to play host for such a special day. Now all you need is to know where you can get a delicious dinner on the big day. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge!

Alamo Steakhouse

I don’t know if words can accurately describe just how delicious the food truly is here. If you and the family are looking for an amazing meal and one incredible atmosphere, this is where you’ll want to be on Thanksgiving this year. They will be serving their full menu and we’re sure that their steak choices are already on your mind, given the name and all. They know how to do it right and it’s no wonder why they have won Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence. They will be open from 11 am until 10 pm on the holiday, but try to get here early, they fill up fast! We know that their eclectic menu that has everything from steak to seafood and some mouth-watering appetizers will be enough to have you wanting to come back again next year. See you all at the Alamo!

Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

So you decided to come to Tennessee for the holiday, I think that means your meal must include some homemade bbq (and more), am I right? This locally owned and operated dining establishment will offer you one lip smacking good meal. Make sure to get the napkins ready when they bring you that plate full of finger licking smoky barbeque ribs. The rest of the family will probably start trying to eat off your plate, it’ll look and smell that good. According to their website, their beef is cooked over hickory wood and smoked for over 14 hours, sign me right up for dinner please. They also have other amazing entree choices, but I must tell you, my actual favorite thing here is their homemade bread. If I could just order a plate of that for dinner, I probably would, it’s that good. They also have a homemade soup and salad bar that I will gladly get in love for. You won’t regret spending your holiday here!

J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen

This is another locally owned and operated favorite of ours that is well worth checking out with the family for your Thanksgiving meal. Here you will find everything from burgers to pasta as well as a gluten free menu, so there’s something for everyone. They also serve some truly unique and tasty appetizers for everyone to share. Just order a bunch of them and you all can have a feast at the table! Don’t worry, they also have plenty of tv’s all around the restaurant so you can watch the big football game while you’re there. They will be open from 11 pm until 9 pm, but we’re sure people will be lining up early. I bet you’re all getting super excited for your meal, we know it’ll be a good one.

Mama’s Farmhouse

We know it’s time for a Thanksgiving meal, so how about you get one that everyone can share?! Mama’s Farmhouse is served family style and will include delicious southern favorites like fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, macaroni and cheese, biscuits, and more. You will feel like you’re right at home as soon as you walk through the doors. They will be open from 10:30 am until 9 pm for the holiday. One important thing to remember at this particular spot is that if it’s a party of 6 or more, reservations are required, so make sure to start calling early so you can guarantee your spot! The food here is truly incredible and as an added bonus, you also receive a free meal here when you stay with us, talk about a deal. Not only have they won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, but they’ve also won the Tripping Award as being voted the Best Family Restaurant in Tennessee, so you know you have a great meal coming your way.

Old Mill Restaurant

This is one of the best and most popular restaurants to dine at in town and that’s even more true during the holidays. Their meals are served family style here as well and they will be cooking up a special Thanksgiving menu that will be served from 10:30 am until 8:30 pm. We sure hope it includes their soup, it’ll have you and your family talking about it for years to come, it’s just that good. You will definitely want to come here hungry, we know you’ll be getting tons of food. You will leave full and satisfied, trust us when we tell you. The decor you’ll see here alone is enough to get that togetherness feeling with your loved ones that you’re craving on this special day. We hope this one is on your list!

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

This is another great place to visit if you’re looking for a family style meal full of delicious southern favorites. They will be open from 10 am until 8 pm and will begin taking names at 9 am, they do not allow call-ahead seating. Trust us when we tell you that you want to get here early, lines begin forming before they even open their doors. Get ready to dig right in while sharing a night full of laughter and love with the ones we adore the most. We know it’ll be one meal that you all will never forget. Best of all, this restaurant is located at The Island which is a one stop shop full of attractions, shopping, entertainment, and more. You can knock some black friday shopping off your list right after dinner, talk about a good time!

We hope you enjoyed taking a quick peek at some of our Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge! We can only imagine how excited you’re getting for the holiday now that you know all about the delicious food you can get while you’re here. Nothing beats getting to share a meal together with our entire family and look back at all of our memories that we’ve shared over the years. It’s time to add another one to the books! We hope that we can become part of your tradition. Cedar Lodge would love to be your host this holiday season. We offer two and three bedroom river view vacation condos that the entire family are sure to love. You also receive FREE TICKETS as a thank you for staying with us. Visit our website to book your condo online or give us a call at 1.877.412.3327 and one of our friendly reservationists would love to assist you. Come and join our family, we would love to have you! Don’t forget to let us know what you think of these Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge!

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