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Top 5 Wears Valley Restaurants You Will Want to Try

August 23, 2019

Wears Valley is known for its stunning mountain scenery, and after a long and exciting day of exploring it all, you will probably have worked up an appetite! Luckily, there are also plenty of amazing restaurants with everything from Italian classics to mouthwatering barbeque. To help you plan for your trip, here are 5 of the top Wears Valley restaurants you won’t want to miss:

1. Gepetto’s Restaurant

pepperoni pizzaIf you’re looking for classic Italian fare, you can’t go wrong with Geppetto’s Restaurant! You can order almost anything from hand tossed pizzas and pasta dishes to salads and appetizers. Don’t forget to save room for one of their desserts to end your meal on a sweet note.

2. Grandmother’s Kitchen

Another one of the best Wears Valley restaurants is Grandmother’s Kitchen! This quaint eatery offers some seriously delicious Southern staples for breakfast and lunch like their jumbo biscuits and gravy and other tasty dishes. Grandmother’s Kitchen is also known for its affordable prices, so if you’re looking to save a little on your next meal, this is the place to go.

3. Elvira’s Cafe

A plate of delicious pancakes, eggs, bacon, and fruit.This farm-to-table mountainside cafe is the perfect spot to bring your group on vacation for a meal. You can all stop by for a flavorful breakfast of pancakes, french toast, or crepes to fuel you for your day. Elvira’s Cafe also has a fantastic evening menu, complete with favorites such as country ham steak and baked spaghetti. They even have simplified menu options for the kids that are sure to be enjoyed by even the pickiest eaters.

4. Hillbilly’s Restaurant

If you’re a fan of brunch, Hillbilly’s Restaurant is about to be your new favorite restaurant! Whether you’re in the mood for banana foster french toast or one of their mouthwatering burgers, you can surely satisfy all of your breakfast and lunch cravings. They also have menu items for kids with simplified versions of popular main dishes the kids will love!

5. Paw Paw’s Catfish Kitchen

jambalaya in a cast iron skilletThis family owned restaurant serves authentic Cajun cuisine with down-home hospitality! With classic staples like gumbo, jambalaya, and, of course, the best fried catfish in East Tennessee, Paw Paw’s Catfish Kitchen is a must visit. Before you head out, you’ve got to try one of their famous desserts like the white chocolate bread pudding or key lime pie!

Where to Stay

You’ll never go hungry when you stay in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins! Not only does each one have its own kitchen for you to cook all your favorite meals, but you’ll also be located near all the best restaurants in the area. When you’re not out and about sightseeing and enjoying all the great food in town, you and your group can relax in the comfort of your cabin.

Now you’ll have somewhere in mind for a tasty bite to eat! All you have to do now is figure out what you want to do when you visit! Take a look at all the best area attractions and start planning your trip.