When spending a vacation in the Smoky Mountains, one of the things you don’t want to miss is a taste of southern barbeque! If you love tender ribs, chicken wings, pulled pork, and other traditional bbq meals, just wait until you sample some of the local favorites. You will not only find delicious dinners to tempt your taste buds but affordable prices that are easy on your budget! Here are the top 3 restaurants to visit for the best barbeque in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville:
1. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que
Enjoy hickory smoked perfection with a meal at Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que, which has been locally owned and operated for more than 26 years! The pork, ribs, chicken, pulled pork, and beef briskets are basted in Bennett’s own special sauce before being placed over smoldering hickory wood and smoked for up to 14 hours. Since the heat and sauce penetrate deep into each layer of meat, you will be able to taste the rich, smoky flavor with every bite! The sauce is served warm on the side so you can feel free to pour on as much as you want. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que is located at 2910 Parkway in Pigeon Forge and is open Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
2. Corky’s Ribs and BBQ
Another one of the top restaurants to visit for the best barbeque in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville is Corky’s Ribs and BBQ! This popular southern chain is known for its Memphis BBQ and has been voted the best BBQ joint in Memphis 22 times since founder Don Pelts first fired up his charcoal BBQ pit over 30 years ago! Now you can experience the mouthwatering menu for yourself when visiting the Smokies, so be sure to schedule a visit during your vacation! Each dinner is served with 2 regular sides, and you can choose from coleslaw, BBQ baked beans, onion rings, twice baked potato salad, seasonal french fries, or sweet potato fries. Finish your meal with a dessert of Banana Pudding, Corky’s Cobbler, or Corky’s Pecan Pie! Corky’s Ribs and BBQ is located at 3584 Parkway in Pigeon Forge and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
3. Buddy’s Bar-B-Q
Buddy’s Bar-B-Q is one of the most well known barbeque restaurants in the area with 16 locations all over East Tennessee! The first restaurant opened in Knoxville in 1972, and it quickly spread to new locations as a new Tennessee barbeque tradition! The chain is so popular because you can always count on delicious and fresh food at a great value with plenty of good ole fashioned Southern hospitality! The dinners include pork, chicken, beef brisket, and wings, all which come with a choice of 2 sides and a choice of bun or hushpuppies. If you have a large family, consider one of the Family Packs that feed up to 10 people! Buddy’s Bar-B-Q is located at 705 Winfield Dunn Parkway in Sevierville and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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