We hear it all the time: Gatlinburg is a place like no other. Part of what makes this mountain town so distinct is its flavors. To help you savor the best of the Smokies, we’ve rounded up 10 Tastes of Gatlinburg. We dare you to try them all!

Fannie Farkle's Corndog

Fannie Farkle’s​

Generations of guests have relished good food and great fun at Gatlinburg's original Fannie Farkle’s. Be sure to try the famous Ogle Dog or Smoked Sausage while you're there. It really is all fun and games here, with a dynamic game center you’ll enjoy almost as much as the classic dogs, subs and sweets.

Donuts and Drink From The Donut Friar

The Donut Friar 

Hear ye, hear ye. We declare that The Donut Friar is a divine Gatlinburg tradition – and tasty to boot. Since 1969 this small donut shop has served up supernaturally tasty treats to soothe the soul. Heaven help you, don’t miss it!

Fish and Chips From Boudicca’s Celtic Pub

Boudicca’s Celtic Pub 

With an authentic atmosphere worthy of its queenly namesake, Boudicca’s offers the best Celtic entertainment, food and drink in Gatlinburg. This relatively new spot in the classic Village Shoppes is a stop worth making.  

Crepes and Fruit From Smoky Mountains Creperie

Smoky Mountains Creperie 

Chef-driven crepes – need we say more? Sink your fork into pure deliciousness, available at the counter or to go. Fresh, seasonal and local ingredients from local farmers’ markets amp up the taste and health benefits. Run, don’t walk!

Man Holding Coffee Cup From Coffee & Company

Coffee & Company 

There comes a time in every day when nothing’s more welcome than a tall cup of Joe. When that hour strikes in Gatlinburg, mosey over to Coffee & Company. Local brews will knock off the doldrums and get you back up to speed.  

Plate of Ribs and A Burger From The Park Grill

The Park Grill 

Picture yourself in a warm-lit mountain lodge, feasting on the classic flavors of rustic Appalachia. Like what you see? If so, The Park Grill is for you! Eat, drink and visit in this inspired spot beside the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Pancakes, Bacon and Eggs From The Pancake Pantry

Pancake Pantry 

Which comes first, the mountains or the cozy? We’re not sure, but they certainly are a pair. That’s why pancakes – the classic comfort food – are a no-brainer in Gatlinburg. Take our word, Pancake Pantry can’t be beaten for options, flavors or quality.

Milkshakes With Sprinkles From Crazy Mason Milkshakes

The Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar 

Crazy or genius? When it comes to this spot, it’s definitely the latter. With 30 awe-inspiring creations and desserts on the menu, The Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar puts indulgence in overdrive. More is MORE when it comes to shake toppings!

Nachos From Ole Red Gatlinburg

Ole Red Gatlinburg 

Ole Red might have been born in Nashville, but this East Tennessee outpost has a charm all its own. Blake Shelton’s Gatlinburg location is part restaurant and part live music venue. Enjoy Redneck Nachos, Fried Pickles and Green Tomatoes and other Southern staples.

I Cream and Cookies From Cookie Dough Bliss

Cookie Dough Bliss 

Sometimes the only viable path is ultimate indulgence. In that case, we direct you to Cookie Dough Bliss, where safe and ready-to-enjoy small-batch cookie dough awaits you. You’ll always find your bliss in Gatlinburg!