The summer season is finally here and with it comes warm temperatures here in Gatlinburg. Every summer vacation getaway to the area needs to be enjoyed with some outdoor dining. Local restaurants keep spacious patios open exclusively for that purpose. Take a look at the best restaurants in the area to enjoy some outdoor dining in Gatlinburg:


Cliff Top

Eating by a cliff provides incredible views so make sure to stop by Cliff Top for a great experience. Cliff Top is a casual outdoor eatery that offers hearty burgers, leafy green salads, and a full-service bar. Try out one of their signature cocktails or grab a pint of your favorite craft beer. The scenery is incredible, but you also get plenty of food for your money too. A visit to Cliff Top is a must for anyone visiting in the summer!


Three Jimmy’s Good Time Eatery

There is just something about good BBQ that makes summer getaways even better. Local favorite Three Jimmy’s Good Time Eatery has everything you could want from hearty American meals to slow-cooked BBQ. The patio is very spacious and offers live music on a regular schedule. The patio also features an overhead cover, so you don’t have to be out sitting in the sun during your meal. For dessert, do not pass up on the moonshine cinnamon apples!


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Crawdaddy’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Do yourself a favor and come try out the delicious Cajun classics found at Crawdaddy’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar. This lively restaurant features a spacious patio area where you can enjoy their classic dishes such as jambalaya, PO boys, and even steak and pasta. They offer nightly karaoke for those who want to dish out some tunes after their tasty meal. The patio overlooks downtown so you can enjoy plenty of people watching. The full-service bar is able to whip up your favorite cocktail. And since you are at an oyster bar you shill some freshly prepared oysters! Don’t miss out on this local favorite with a wonderful outdoor space!


Summer Time in Gatlinburg

Outdoor dining in Gatlinburg is just one of many activities you can enjoy with us here in Gatlinburg. Make sure to get ready for your stay by reserving one of our vacation rentals here in the area. Each property features cozy features and amenities to make the most of your stay in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Contact us to book your stay today!