Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin – Gatlinburg

Flapjack's Pancake Cabin in Gatlinburg: Heaping Portions of Award-Winning Pancakes
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

While their pancakes aren't as world renowned as the Pancake Pantry just down the street, the variety of southern favorites makes this a perfect choice for those who want to avoid the long lines during peak season at Pancake Pantry.

- The SmokyMountains.com Local Expert Team

Loosin’ your belts, and pick up your forks. It’s time to treat your mouth to some grits, gravy and biscuits (pancakes too, of course).

Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin is located just off the main strip in Gatlinburg, on East Parkway. Why should you eat breakfast here? They don’t cut corners!  Celebrating 13 years in business here in the Great Smoky Mountain region, Flapjack’s breakfast menu has something delicious for everyone.

It’s hard to miss Flapjack’s Pancakes on 321 (East Parkway) just out of Gatlinburg – the building does look like a big log cabin and there is ample parking in front. The inside is quaint, with wooden booths and ornate wall decorations, setting the stage for some good, down-home southern cooking done right.

Some favorite menu items of ours at Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin:

Skillet Potatoes!
These potatoes are no joke. Order them as a side and smother them with their house-special sawmill gravy, and you’ll be in potato heaven.

“The Works” Omelette
Eggs cooked to perfection with the perfect portions of Ham, Sausage, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Onions and Cheese.

The #1
2 Eggs (cooked the way you like), and 3 delicious buttermilk pancakes (add a side of Skillet Potatoes if you’re looking for an early morning nap!).

Smoky Mountain Club 
Country cooking meets simplicity. Grilled Texas Toast book ending a stack of shaved ham, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and cheese with mayo on the side.

Low-Carb Breakfast Skillet
For the non-complex carbohydrate lover. 3 eggs with cheese, a piece of bacon, 2 pieces of sausage, and a piece of whole wheat toast.

Spanish Skillet 
This is definitely a must-try. A load of skillet potatoes covered with 2 eggs, tomatoes, green peppers, onions, sausage, and cheese with a side of salsa and sour cream.

With the generous portion sizes and all the freshly made biscuits you can handle, you’ll definitely wanna save room for this breakfast experience.

Insider Tips:
-With 6 locations in the area, Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin offers a variety of parking arrangements for large buses and groups on vacation, and touts that they hope you’ll “come hungry”.
-If you have gluten allergies, remember that you can get any pancake gluten-free.
-Healthier options are available at Flapjack’s if you have a long drive or don’t want an impending food coma. This includes an egg white omelet, stone ground oatmeal, and yogurt mixed with granola and fruit.
-When you’re in the mood to try a bit of everything, opt for the Wonderland Breakfast. This comes with eggs cooked your way, sausage, bacon, grits, and two pancakes.