#93 of 106 Pigeon Forge Things To Do

Taste of Europe

Taste of Europe: Unique Food Market With An International Twist
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4.5 / 5
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If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind specialty shop with European flair, check out Taste of Europe on Parkway in Pigeon Forge, TN. This interesting little food market carries teas, cookies, chocolates, pickles, preserves, cheeses, meats, and other eastern European delights. It’s a combination of a grocery store, an international deli, and a gift shop and is a unique destination to explore, taste, and experience something new.

- The SmokyMountains.com Local Expert Team

If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind specialty shop with European flair, check out Taste of Europe in Pigeon Forge, TN. This unique little food market offers exactly what the name implies, a taste of Eastern Europe. This is the perfect little shop to see and taste something new or find a gift for someone special. It’s located right in the midst of some of this shopping district’s favorite hot spots and dining destinations. The average visitor might casually walk right by this hidden gem. Look for the orange building with the blue awning and the lime green sign. Make time to spend some time here. It’s well worth the visit, and you’ll be glad you did.

Don’t let the size of this unique market fool you. This cozy little store is big on personality. It’s like a tasty feast for your senses. Once you go through the door, the sights, sounds, and fragrances are somewhat intoxicating. Everywhere you turn there are shelves full of teas, cookies, chocolates, pickles, preserves, cheeses, meats, and other European delights. Most items are beautifully packaged and will make special, thoughtful gifts and souvenirs to take back home. Fall in love with goodies like Amoretto Classic boxed chocolate assortment by Mieszko, specialty tea collections, and German-baked loaves of bread. Or gather together multiple items like colorfully labeled tinned seafood, crispy crackers, hard pretzels, and tasty seasonings, and create a gift basket full of unique items for your favorite foodie. Simply ask the friendly staff to share one of their favorite recipes and show you all the ingredients needed to create a delicious masterpiece.

One of the amazing features of A Taste Of Europe is the sampling opportunities. The team usually displays a few picks of the day on the counter and throughout the store. If you are interested in tasting something in the meat and cheese deli, simply ask. The Taste of Europe team wants you to sample to your heart’s desire. They realize the more you like it, the more you will like and share their great products with others. The Sovetska salami is a customer favorite, and you just might want to taste it for yourself. There are so many delicious European meat and cheese selections to tempt your taste buds.

It’s rare to have the opportunity to have such a unique store right in the heart of Pigeon Forge. It’s a gem for sure, especially for locals and visitors alike who love to explore and enjoy a totally different shopping experience. The atmosphere is as unique as the items they carry. Everywhere you look is packed full of Polish, Ukrainian, German Russian, and Italian foods. It’s a combination of a grocery store, an international deli, and a gift shop. The bottom line is that it is interesting, entertaining, and delightful! This family-owned market has served the Pigeon Forge community and delighted visitors for more than six years. Most of the team is of European descent, creating an amazing experience and excellent customer service. Since many of the labels are in another language kindly ask for assistance, and you’ll be helped with a friendly smile. After all, half of the fun is exploring, learning, and sharing. You might even learn a new word or two, to impress your family and friends when you get back home.