Restaurants Open in Pigeon Forge on Thanksgiving

If you are visiting Pigeon Forge this Thanksgiving and want to eat out, you may be trying to figure out which restaurants will be open.  We wanted to make it easy for you to know your options, so we rounded up all the restaurants that we have confirmed will be open. (We highly recommend contacting any restaurant you plan to visit to inquire about reservations)

The following Pigeon Forge restaurants will be OPEN on Thanksgiving: 

Calhoun’s Pigeon Forge
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 AM – 10:00 PM

There are tons of great options at Calhoun’s from savory BBQ, pulled pork nachos, or even a hearty 10-ounce steak.  You certainly won’t leave here hungry.

Smoky Mountain Brewery
Thanksgiving Hours: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Here you can enjoy some small-batch craft beers and some pretty decent food.  We recommend you try their pizza or their burgers!

The Old Mill Restaurant
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 AM – 8:30 PM

If you are looking for some delicious home-cooked southern comfort food and HUGE portions, this is the place for you. You can typically expect a bit of a wait at this popular choice.

Curl de la Creme
Thanksgiving Hours: 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM

If you need a sweet treat, this can’t be beat.  With so many options to customize your ice cream, everyone in your party is sure to find something to please.

Alamo Steakhouse Pigeon Forge
Thanksgiving Hours: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Here you can expect heaping portions, cooked-to-order steaks and some really great chicken, pork and seafood options as well.  Come hungry cause you’ll get plenty to eat here!

The Pottery House Cafe and Grill
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 AM – 8:30 PM

If country cookin’ is your forte, you will love the Pottery House Cafe and Grill! With appetizers like fried chicken livers, pimento cheese cups and fried green tomatoes paired with dinners like fried catfish, rib eye sandwiches and the like, you can indulge a little for the holiday and have a great time doing it.

Big Daddy’s Pizzeria Pigeon Forge
Thanksgiving Hours: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Get ready for some world-class pizza at Big Daddy’s!  Their wood-fired pizza is a crowd favorite and a perfect choice for feeding your crew while in town.

Bennett’s BBQ Pigeon Forge
Thanksgiving Hours: 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM

With over 20 years of experience, Bennett’s has BBQ down pat!  You can get BBQ and all the fixings here plus for just 3.99, you can add unlimited trips to the salad bar – so you will get your fill.

Reagan’s House of Pancakes
Thanksgiving Hours: 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Classic breakfast foods, buffet option, and pancakes galore.  If breakfast is what you crave, this is the choice to fuel up for the day.

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen in Pigeon Forge, TN
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Best described as pure caloric heaven, this southern comfort restaurant is a crowd-pleaser for sure.

Mel’s Classic Diner
Thanksgiving Hours: 7:00 AM – 12:00 AM

This 50’s style eatery serves up generous portions of classic American food. We recommend the gutbuster breakfast or any of their specialty burgers.

Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge
Thanksgiving Hours: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Relaxed atmosphere, good food and an abundance of rock and roll memorabilia awaits at this popular eatery.

Old Mill Creamery
Thanksgiving Hours: 10:30 AM – 8:30 PM

If you are looking for a way to indulge your sweet tooth, you won’t be disappointed at Old Mill Creamery. With an extensive menu of flavors, you can find just what you need to satisfy those sweet cravings.

Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet
Thanksgiving Hours: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

If all-you-can-eat seafood sounds like the perfect Thanksgiving meal, then you can’t miss Captain Jim’s. From main courses to abundant sides, you will find it all at this buffet.

When planning your Thanksgiving dinner in Pigeon Forge, you will likely want to call ahead to see if reservations are needed. No matter which of these you choose, you are sure to have an enjoyable and memorable meal with your family and friends!