Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. This year we are spending it in the Smoky Mountains. The first thing I searched for when I was planning my family’s Thanksgiving vacation was “Where To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner In Pigeon Forge.”
It’s the one time of year we look forward to as a family. We love sitting down together no matter where we happen to travel during the holiday and share a Thanksgiving feast together.
During my research for my family’s vacation I found out Thanksgiving is one of the busiest weekends in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
If you’re planning to eat at a restaurant in Pigeon Forge on Thanksgiving Day, reserving a table way in advance is a good idea.
We found several restaurants that let you call and reserve a table for Thanksgiving Day months ahead of time.
Where To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner In Pigeon Forge
Lots of families will be looking to eat out on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge. Whether you live in Pigeon Forge or visiting from out of town, make sure to check out our list below and call to reserve a table for your family for Thanksgiving.
However, some restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day and will take customers on a first come first basis without reservations.
Personally I rather not stand in line waiting for a table on Thanksgiving Day or drive around looking for a restaurant that isn’t busy.
The list below makes it easy and convenient for you to make reservations.
UPDATED OCTOBER 31 ,2022
This list will be updated Annually.
Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge Restaurant Guide
Due to Covid-19 many restaurants has limited seating and restrictions. Please call the restaurant you’re planning to visit ahead of time to see what restrictions they’ve in place, besides social distancing!
Song & Hearth: A Southern Eatery
Song & Hearth is located in the beautiful Dollywood DreamMore Resort. The restaurant offers Southern cooking and Southern hospitality. Song & Hearth is open to both Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort guests and Non-Resort guests. Complimentary self-parking is available. Valet service is also available for a fee. Pricing is based on adult ages 10+ and child ages 4-9.
Thanksgiving Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Call to make reservations at 865-868-1246 ( Reservations are required due to reduced capacity!)
Make reservations online: https://www.dollywood.com/Resort/Dining/SongandHearth
2525 DreamMore Way, Pigeon Forge, TN
The Old Mill or The Pottery House Cafe
Open all day with DINE IN service at both The Old Mill Restaurant and Pottery House Cafe, from 10:30 AM — 8:30 PM No Reservations needed!
3341 Old Mill St., Pigeon Forge, TN.
APPLEWOOD FARMHOUSE RESTAURANT & FARMHOUSE GRILL
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Grill is surrounded by orchards in a serene setting in the heart of Sevierville, Tennessee located on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in the Apple Barn Village. (Sevierville is 7 miles to Pigeon Forge)
The Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Farmhouse Grill is located next to the world-famous Apple Barn Cider Mill and General Store, the Apple Barn Winery, the Apple Valley Creamery and Bake Shop, and the Apple Barn Christmas and Candle Shop.
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
A beautiful restored farmhouse with multiple dining rooms which has a relaxing country atmosphere and great tasting food.
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Reservations at 865-428-1222
See Menu here.
240 Apple Valley Road, Sevierville, TN
ORDER TO GO Visiting the Smoky Mountains for Thanksgiving this year? Let Applewood do the cooking!
Now offering Thanksgiving Feast To-Go! Pre-order deadline Friday, November 18, 2022.
Pick up, warm up, serve up, and eat up. Visit applewoodfarmhouserestaurant.com/events/ for more information or call 865-429- 5700 EXT 1113 to order today.
Located in the Apple Barn Village this lovely restaurant has a huge porch. You can relax and rock in one of the rocking chairs before or after you eat.
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Reservations call 865-429-8644
See Menu here.
220 Apple Valley Road, Sevierville, TN
Harpoon Harry’s Crab House
This huge restaurant is located directly across the street from Magic Quest off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. The food is amazing and offers something for everyone.
For Reservations call 865-428-2006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your information (number in your party, name, phone number and preferred time of reservation).
See ad for Thanksgiving here and on their Facebook page.
112 Community Center Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN
Mama’s Farmhouse serves Southern cooking family style. Which means no buffet lines for you to stand in. They bring a portion of each of their items on the menu that day to your table for you to try. If you want more just tell your server. It’s all you can eat so tell them to keep it coming! They feature all the goodies the Johnson family’s great-grandmother (known as mama to the family) made for them.
Thanksgiving Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Reservations : 865-908-4646
Menu here on their facebook page.
208 Pickel Street, Pigeon Forge, TN
If you would like to enjoy Thanksgiving in the comfort of your home, cabin, or hotel room the restaurants listed below offer meals to go.
Thanksgiving at Cracker Barrel
Cracker Barrel offers guests three ways to enjoy Thanksgiving – dine-in, carry-out hot, and carry-out in advance and heat up. For those who want to spend even less time in the kitchen, Cracker Barrel offers a Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go, which serves six people and can be picked up on the day you are planning to serve it.
Cracker Barrel (Sugar Hollow)
Thanksgiving Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Order Meals to Go Online: https://www.crackerbarrel.com/catering/heat-n-serve
Phone number: 865-908-4459
2285 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Cracker Barrel (Parkway)
Thanksgiving Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Order Meals to Go Online: https://www.crackerbarrel.com/order-online/thanksgiving
Phone number: 865-428-4613
3960 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Cracker Barrel starts serving Thanksgiving at 11 a.m
We strongly suggest that you make your Thanksgiving reservations way in advance. And, if you plan to order food to go, order as soon as you can.
There’s also, a waitlist for Thanksgiving Day at Cracker Barrel. Please call the restaurant you want to visit to find out more info about their list.
Paula Deen’s Fsamily Kitchen at The Island
131 The Island Drive, Suite 8101 , Pigeon Forge TN
Phone: 865- 366-1510
Thanksgiving Day 10 am-10 pm.
Many other restaurants will be open and serving food on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge. We only listed restaurants that we know that are taking reservations or offering meals to go.
If you know of other restaurants taking reservations or offering meals to go for Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge, please let us know in the comments below.
Hope this list will help your family find out Where To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner In Pigeon Forge.
Also while you’re in Pigeon Forge eating Thanksgiving dinner you might want to check out the Titanic Museum Christmas Holiday Spirit runs November thru December.
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UPDATED OCTOBER 2022
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