Five Guys Pigeon Forge: The Best $5 Burger in the Smokies

Although Five Guys Burgers and Fries is new to Pigeon Forge, the company was originally founded in 1986 and has over 1,000 locations. Five Guys claims to have produced the best $5 burger in the country – I wholeheartedly agree. The burgers, which include a comprehensive list of 17 toppings at no additional cost, are the most prominent of the joint’s five menu items: Burgers, Dogs, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Fries, and Drinks.

As you can see, the Five Guys menu is extremely limited, but everything is cooked fresh to order. Next to the cash register is a sign that proudly displays the name of the farm that the potatoes were purchased from. The restaurant does not own a freezer – no TV dinners here!

However, don’t mistake fresh for healthy. If you are looking for healthy eating options, Five Guys is probably not a great choice. The Bacon Cheeseburger, which has two huge beef patties, packs a whopping 920 calories and 62 grams of fat. Or, how about a large order of fries that have 1,314 calories and 57 grams of fat? Now, to be fair, this meal could easily be the very best 2,234 calories you have ever sunk your teeth into. If caloric input is not a major concern, these burgers and greasy fries are difficult to beat!

Everything from the flavorful burgers to the greasy fries is awesome – this is one of the few chain restaurants that I can wholeheartedly recommend.

Directions:
Five Guys Burger & Fries is located at Walden’s Landing in Pigeon Forge, TN near traffic Light #2B.

Insider Tips:
During peak season, use online ordering to skip the line.

The Bottom Line

Does the food cost more than McDonalds and other fast food joints? Yes. However, I would drive straight past those chain joints (even if they were giving away their food) to eat at Five Guys. Give them a try – you won’t be disappointed.