The Best Thanksgiving Dinners in the Smokies!

Halloween has come and gone, and more than 5-million Christmas lights adorn the town of Pigeon Forge! Although we are all anxiously awaiting mugs of peppermint hot cocoa, kisses under the mistletoe, and a visit from jolly old St. Nicolas, We mustn’t forget that a delicious Thanksgiving feast is right around the corner! We understand that many of you are on vacation and either don’t have the means to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving spread or maybe you just simply want more quality time to spend with your loved ones. Today, we are breaking down our picks for the 5 best restaurants in Pigeon Forge and surrounding areas for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.


Mama’s Farmhouse

Mama’s Farmhouse offers the perks of all you can eat without the long buffet lines. Your server will bring the portions directly to your table and will even replenish your servings per request. Mama’s Farmhouse is perfect for those that want to experience a homestyle Southern Thanksgiving. Their 2019 Thanksgiving menu will feature classics like roasted turkey, honey-baked-ham, and so much more! Dessert options include pecan pie, peach cobbler, and pumpkin pie. You can read the full menu below or check it out here!


Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Farmhouse Grill

Applewood Farmhouse is a fan favorite due to its outstanding service and delicious home cooking! Make sure you put aside some time to check out the apple orchard, winery, and Apple Barn while you’re there. This year, they are hosting their 32nd annual Thanksgiving Feast! The menu will feature a variety of classics as well as more unique dishes like roast prime rib with beef au jus, apple fritters, and vegetable soup! You can check out the full menu below or by clicking here.


The Old Mill

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The Old Mill Restaurant has been rated amongst the top 10 restaurants in Pigeon Forge and is adored for its incredible service and delicious food! After dinner, you’ll have to check out The Old Mill which was rated as the number one sight and landmark in Pigeon Forge! You won’t want to miss out on eating at this historic staple during your next visit to the Smoky Mountains. You can find their full Thanksgiving menu below or by clicking here.


Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

If you want to be instantly transported to a tropical vacation getaway for Thanksgiving, then Margaritaville is the place for you! Conveniently located at the Island in Pigeon Forge, you’ll be glad you decided to take a bite out of paradise! Margaritaville’s Thanksgiving menu will feature all of the staples like roasted turkey and gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and more! You can check out the full menu below or by clicking here!


Harpoon Harry’s Crab House

Located on the Parkway next to Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park, this Crab House is adored by locals and tourists alike! This restaurant serves up some of the best and most authentic sushi and seafood that Pigeon Forge has to offer! Their Thanksgiving spread will feature some seafood favorites like Krab salad, New England Clam Chowder, as well as all of the traditional favorites. You can find the full menu below or by clicking here!


We hope you’ve prepared your tastebuds and are ready to stuff your tummies with all the Thanksgiving goodies that the Smokies have to offer! Where will you be dining this Thanksgiving season? Shoot us an email to contact@cravegolf.com to leave us any feedback or to request any future blogs. Also, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to be notified when new blogs are posted.