12 RESTAURANTS WITH OUTDOOR SEATING IN SEVIERVILLE, TN

Dine al fresco in the Smokies.

Whatever you order off the menu, enjoy fresh mountain air alongside the meal at these 12 restaurants in Sevierville, Tennessee. Sit outdoors and whether you’re under an umbrella, awning, blue skies, or twinkle-lights, the setting will be stellar and the food delish.



Views of historic downtown Sevierville and its iconic Courthouse face patio diners at The Appalachian , the Smokies’ hottest new restaurant. Chef/Partner David Rule’s menu changes daily, driven by seasonal ingredients and a commitment to giving traditional Appalachian food a contemporary spin. From blue crab spoon fritters to glazed duck with grits, fried chicken skins to dry-aged steaks, sweet potato gnocchi to artisan cocktails, every creation is scrumptious.

The brick patio at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant oldest restaurant—boasts umbrella tables and views of the working apple farm nestled among trees alongside a river. The menu boasts hearty, traditional, comfort-food favorites like fried chicken, chicken pot pie, chicken and dumplings, fresh local trout, meatloaf, and other satisfying dishes. Every meal includes complimentary apple fritters, apple butter, and your choice of homemade farmhouse soup.

Big Daddy’s Pizzeria gets a patio vibe whenever the weather is pleasant and its huge garage-like doors are lifted open. Every pizza is cooked at 550 degrees in a wood-fired brick oven. Several combos are available, ranging from Mexican to Hawaiian to Florentine, or you can build your own pie among the list of 40 possible ingredients.

Relax under a red umbrella on the front patio at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q , renowned for its hickory-smoked barbecue that’s been prepared the same way for more than 45 years. Menu favorites include succulent pork, tender ribs, thin-sliced brisket, crispy hush puppies, and monster-sized hot fudge cakes.

Shop Tanger Outlets Sevierville before you snag an umbrella table at Chop House , because once you sit it’s time to focus on the homemade blue crab cakes, slow-roasted prime rib, and other deliciousness like the caramel fudge cake. The patio is an oasis within Tennessee’s largest authentic outlet center.

The patio at Cruze Farm Dairy overlooks Sevierville’s Five Oaks neighborhood, but you’ll be excused if you can only focus on the fresh-churned ice cream made using milk from the family farm. Featured flavors vary daily with options like espresso, lavender honey, cookies and cream, and even dairy-free pineapple sorbet, and sugar-free vanilla.

Horse-drawn buggies used to ramble down the alley that’s now adjacent to the patio dotted with iron tables at Graze Burgers , a casual eatery best-known for its grass-fed beef burgers—though its hot dogs, soups, salads, milkshakes, and other options are equally scrumptious. The drink menu offers craft beers, spiked shakes, creative cocktails, plus an array of spirits. Live musical performances on most Fridays and Saturdays add to the lively vibe.

Make yourself at home on the casual patio at Hickory Cabin , where award-winning pork and brisket barbecue is smoked for 16 hours on site to ensure flavorful, tender meat. Rubs and sauces run the gamut from sweet to spicy. Don’t miss the popular smoked chicken wings fried for extra crunch or the pork-loaded potato.

At Holston’s Kitchen bay doors are lifted to reveal a homey wrap-around corner patio when temperatures are comfortable. The menu is loaded with upscale familiar favorites, from hand-cut steaks to house-smoked pork spareribs, fried catfish to juicy burgers. Everything from sauces to desserts is made in-house daily.

The vibrant energy of the indoor/outdoor brickyard at Quaker Steak & Lube rises even higher most Friday evenings when local musicians perform country and oldies tunes at this family-friendly sports bar and grill. Gobble down “the best wings in the Smoky Mountains” with your choice of over 25 different sauces, a steak burger, fried shrimp, or whatever most makes your mouth water.

Umbrella tables on an open-air wooden deck help set a relaxed mood at Ristorante Della Santina , where authentic Italian cuisine is created using fresh, organic ingredients. From mussels over linguini to Tennessee grass-fed beef, just-sliced tomatoes to daily-made tiramisu, the quality is delectable.

Sink your teeth into “the best ribs in the Smokies” at Tony Gore’s Smoky Mountain BBQ & Grill and tap your foot along to some Southern Gospel while sitting at an umbrella table on the open-air patio. Whether you prefer baby back or St. Louis-style, this juicy meat is fall-off-the-bone tender and heavenly on its own or drizzled in your pick of five barbecue sauces.


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