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Best resaurant for large family event

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Best resaurant for large family event

We are traveling to Gatlinburg in a couple of weeks for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. There are about 15 of us who want to have one nice meal together as a celebration. Anyone have any ideas for which restaurant woud be best? We are staying near the park entrance so something close to that is preferable but not mandatory.

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I certainly wish I had some experience in this matter so I could make suggestions. We have had inquiries that were similar in nature in the past.

My thought is to rent a pavilion in the National Park, and have the entire thing catered. I can't imagine being in such a wonderful area and not sharing it with everyone at once, but that's just me.

This link lists pavilions. www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/picnic.htm

Another thought is the Park Grill, which is right near the entrance of which you speak. It's a bit pricey, but heck, it's their 50th. I say splurge :-)

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Park Grill

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I second the Park Grill. It is very large and has different rooms that they could probably accommodate you and still have a bit of privacy. Great large salad bar, good food, and excellent desserts, plus it has a great mountain decor.

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Park Grill for sure!!! My fav place to go! It's huge ans beautiful and the great log cabin atmosphere makes it even more special!!!! :)

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I have attended a wedding reception at the Park Grill and it was nice but we had a limited menu to choose from. I know Calhouns also has a small room and we love their food. Bennett's BBQ also has a small room but is probably the least informal of all but all these are great restaurants.

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