SEVEN RESTAURANTS IN SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE
These old and new favorites on Sevierville, Tennessee’s dining scene had our mouths watering even before the doors opened. Each dining hotspot adds welcome new flavors to local menus, from Southern classics to secret recipes, healthy eats to sweet treats. Come enjoy a tasty feast in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, y’all.
Make a reservation and enjoy dinner at The Appalachian, an approachable fine dining restaurant in historic downtown Sevierville. This elegant eatery specializes in Appalachian dishes with a modern twist – everything from buffalo frog legs to savory potato cakes. A wood burning hearth is the center of the open kitchen and many of the menu items are prepared by this traditional cooking method. 133 Bruce Street Sevierville, TN 865.505.0245 The Appalachian
Slip into a rounded, velvet-covered booth at Seasons 101 and prepare for a culinary journey through winter, spring, summer, or fall. Award-winning chef Deron Little uses favorites like duck, barramundi, mutton, and beef tenderloin as the basis for his seasonally inspired menus then adds the freshest in-season ingredients to create new flavor profiles. Vegetarian options and award-winning desserts are also on the menu and get the same seasonal treatment – as do the cocktails. Make plans to visit often and enjoy a taste of each season in the Smokies. 101 E. Main Street, 865.381.2101, Seasons 101
TROTTER’S WHOLE HOG BBQ
Smoky flavors and tender meats are the hallmarks of this new BBQ joint in downtown Sevierville. Helmed by Chef David Rule, Trotter’s is out to define East Tennessee whole hog BBQ. Locally sourced hard woods, hogs, and sorghum come together to create a true Sevierville flavor sure to entice even the pickiest of pit bosses. Enjoy a platter in the laid back environment and indulge in locally crafted beers from the restaurant’s self-serve digital tap system. 127 Bruce Street, 865.263-2103, Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ
All natural, grass fed beef burgers are the feature at this hip new restaurant in downtown Sevierville. Housed in what was Sevierville’s first U.S. Post Office, Graze Burgers acknowledges the history within its walls with specialty cocktails like Goin Postal (Plymouth Gin, Blueberry-Sage Shrub, and Tonic). Another cocktail, Off the Rails (Bulleit Rye, Cherry Brandy, Star Anise, and Orange), is a nod to the Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern railway that once ran down Bruce Street – right in front of where the restaurant now stands. Check out live music and patio seating during summer months. 125 Bruce St., 865.206.9822, Graze Burgers
FIVE OAKS FARM KITCHEN
Southern-style breakfast, lunch and supper is served with gracious hospitality on two floors at this spacious restaurant. Start your day with a Belgian waffle topped with warm cherries jubilee and real whipped cream or perhaps Eggs Benedict with sugar cured ham. For lunch consider the fried chicken, meatloaf, or hickory-smoked pork ribs among other temptations. For supper perhaps fried chicken livers, chicken and dumplings, beef short ribs, or pan-fried rainbow trout will satisfy cravings. Desserts like blackberry dumplings and banana pudding prove hard to resist. 1638 Parkway, 865.365.1008, Five Oaks Farm Kitchen
PINCHY’S LOBSTER & BEER CO.
Kick back and relax at Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Co. with a decadent lobster roll and a frosty cold beverage. Their large outdoor patio offers cozy fire pits, cornhole boards, and plenty of space to enjoy a nice meal under sunny skies - or starry nights. Catch some live music, dig into a plate of raw oysters, and get pinched by a great time in downtown Sevierville. 212 Court Avenue, 865.365.4168, Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Co.
NAGANO JAPANESE GRILL
Delicious sauces made from scratch – including shrimp sauce, ginger sauce and their famous teriyaki sauce – are a highlight of this new family-owned restaurant located on the Parkway in front of Tanger Outlets Sevierville. Chicken teriyaki and steak hibachi (made with top of the line black angus beef) are among the most popular dishes and fresh seafood, such as never-frozen salmon and large, wild caught scallops are often featured on the menu. Each meal comes with a generous portion of fried rice and a serving of sweet carrots. Nagano Japanese Grill also features a full sushi menu. Patrons can enjoy a great meal in the restaurant, pick up dinner to go, or get it delivered via DoorDash. 1725 Parkway, 865.355.1129 Nagano Japanese Grill