5 Great Restaurants Within Walking Distance of Valley Forge Inn Hotel in Pigeon Forge

February 13, 2017

The Valley Forge Inn has one of the best locations of any hotel in Pigeon Forge, as it is conveniently located directly on the Parkway in the center of all the action! Therefore, guests of our hotel can walk to many of the excellent restaurants that Pigeon Forge has to offer. Here are 5 great restaurants that are easy walking distance from our hotel in Pigeon Forge:

1. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Our hotel is ideally situated next to the huge Island shopping and dining complex, which is home to Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! This family style dining restaurant has quickly become a Pigeon Forge favorite, serving delicious southern specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. After finishing off down home dishes such as Best Ever Southern Fried Chicken and Georgia Fried Catfish, be sure to sample Paula’s signature dessert, Ooey Gooey Butter Cake. Some lucky diners have even been known to have run into Paula Deen herself!

2. Margaritaville Pigeon Forge

The Pigeon Forge location of Jimmy Buffet’s popular Margaritaville restaurant chain is also located at the Island complex, just steps from the Valley Forge Inn! Margaritaville Pigeon Forge offers a laid back atmosphere and a huge deck overlooking the Little Pigeon River where guests can enjoy live music and outdoor dining. In addition to unique menu items including Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya and Beach Tacos, Margaritaville has an extensive retail store with a variety of great souvenirs.

3. Sawyer’s Farmhouse Restaurant

Although guests of the Valley Forge Inn can enjoy a daily complimentary continental breakfast at the hotel, breakfast is served all day at Sawyer’s Farmhouse Restaurant! This locally owned and operated restaurant within walking distance of our hotel has become a hit with both locals and tourists alike. They serve a wide selection of tasty breakfast foods such as crepes, made-from-scratch pancakes, and Belgian waffles. In addition to breakfast, Sawyer’s Family Restaurant offers lunch and dinner menus with burgers, fried chicken and more!

4. Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs, situated just a short walk from our hotel in Pigeon Forge on the south side of the Parkway, is one of the top rated restaurants in Pigeon Forge. This casual eatery features a fun firehouse theme, complete with a full sized vintage fire truck inside of the restaurant! However, it is truly known for its massive subs and sandwiches, including specialty subs such as the Hook & Ladder, Engineer and Firehouse Hero. Firehouse Subs also offers a children’s menu that comes with a kid-sized fire hat for children to take home!

5. TGI Friday’s

This fun chain restaurant is located directly across the street from the Valley Forge Inn, and is just as well known for it’s tempting appetizers as it is for their steak, chicken and seafood dishes. Of course, no meal is complete without dessert and TGI Friday’s offers some of the best around with such tasty treats as Tennessee Whiskey Cake, Brownie Obsession and Oreo Madness.

After enjoying your delicious meal, you can enjoy walking back to our hotel in Pigeon Forge. Take a look at all of our rooms at the Valley Forge Inn to start planning your Smoky Mountain vacation getaway now!