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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

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714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
+1 865-436-2400
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Bellevue, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on vacation in Gatlinburg in Oct. 2016 and HAD to eat BBQ, of course! :) It was around 7:30 p.m. when we arrived. The food was delicious and arrived at the perfect temperatures. The salad bar had so much to offer, as well, and didn't look as if everyone else had been dropping stuff all over it throughout... More 

Thank Karen K
Dublin, Virginia
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have eaten at Big Daddy's Pizza in the same building but this was our first time dining at Bennett's at this location. We were there for a late lunch. My husband ordered the rack of ribs with fries and bbq beans while I ordered the Ultimate sandwich with fries and bbq beans. We both got salad bar, which we... More 

Thank kitten4762
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this local gem on thanksgiving day. The food was definitely great. The chicken was amazing. I would recommend the corn and chicken!!!! The homemade BBQ sauce was delicious.

Thank Melissa M
Abbeville, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que on T-giving day and it was very crowded. Had to walk thru the buffet area to enter and exit the restaurant, very inconvenient for those using the buffet. Got a pulled pork sandwich was large and delicious, but pricey. Service was good. Would eat there again.

Thank Linda F
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you, Ms. Anita, for making our 1st experience a great one. Great food, great service and great fellowship. Ms. Anita rocks!!!!

1 Thank Elissa S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No one's BBQ is as good as your own backyard cue cooked on your personal grill or smoker. I got the BBQ meat platter with pulled pork, ribs and brisket. Pork was ok but a little bland for claiming to be hickory smoked BBQ, brisket was ok but again a little bland and the ribs were overlooked to the point... More 

Thank Doug B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast buffet. Reasonably priced. $47 for four buffet's with drinks. Very good service. On river road where Ober Gatlinburg tram starts.

1 Thank Michael M
Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always include a trip to Bennett's when in the area. An excellent selection of meats and good sides. Due to normally staying in Pigeon Forge we had gotten to visiting their locations outside of Gatlinburg but made the effort to visit Gatlinburg, it is still the best to us. We have some fine BBQ restaurants in our home state... More 

Thank Kenneth T
Indian Trail, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anita was awesome. We enjoyed the food and great service. We will be back soon. If you are looking for good Tennessee BBQ, this is your place. Ask for Anita.

Thank tori65
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible food at a reasonable price. Service was very friendly. Delicious BBQ sauces. The beef & brisket burger was absolutely mouthwatering good!

Thank Brian C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-2400
Serving the area's best slow-smoked ribs, beef, chicken, sausage and pork for almost a quarter of a century! Come find out why we are voted BEST RIBS and BEST BBQ year after year by the readers of the Mountain Press. Come taste the difference homemade makes, with our delicious BBQ beans, cole slaw, potato salad and so much more that perfectly compliments our mouth watering BBQ. And we don't stop there, with homemade appetizers like Fried Pickle Chips, Spicy Mozzarella Squares in Pork Chili, AMAZING chicken wings and many more. All this delicious food is served by the friendliest staff around. We also feature a full All You Can Eat Soup and Salad Bar every day, as well as an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet. We have a complete kids menu to satisfy their tastes as well. Finally, remember we are locally owned and operated for almost 25 years.

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