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The Best Italian on the Parkway

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-4168
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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The pizza here was awesome!! I did not want to stop eating. We thought it was a little expensive at first but you get what you pay for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The pizza here was awesome!! I did not want to stop eating. We thought it was a little expensive at first but you get what you pay for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great service from Camellia! Fantastic food! No waiting. Host was extremely courteous! One can order Italian or burgers. Highly recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Not sure if this one is different from the one further down the strip closer to the entrance to the mountains. The other one had been fantastic everytime. This time, we tried the one in the middle of the main drag. Staff was very pleasant and our waiter was on top of keeping our drinks full and making sure we... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

After several nights out on our vacation eating all the southern food we love, we decided to go Italian to mix it up. The start of the meal was very good, the salad was large and the rolls were awesome! My Wife had the Vegetable Lasagna that she said was very good! I had the linguini and Clams which was... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was our first place we visited when we got to gatlinburg....my kids see NY pizza and said we had to stop....The waitress was really nice, and the atmosphere was OK, The pizza came out and looked very ordinary. I've had better. I also ordered a salad..which was very disappointing , think I pulled half the stuff off and was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The prices seemed a bit high at first, but when I saw the portions, they made more sense. The entrees came with a delicious salad, garlic knots (which are to die for), and a large entree. We decided that we might be able to split one entree between the two of us w/... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stopped in for lunch with 4 people. We ordered the antipasta salad, a calzone, cordon blue burger, and a medium pizza. The portions were HUGE! The 4 of us split a large salad. Our waiter was extremely friendly and helpful on what to order. The food was amazing! The bread they use for their calzone and pizza are so fresh... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Overall, we were happy with our meal. We had a hiccup with the waiter writing down beef instead of bacon but no worries, we were flexible & didn't complain. The calzones are MASSIVE. (Picture below is half of one calzone). Feed a family of four massive. They warn you on the menu 'bigger than you expect' but holy cow. Taking... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Hands down the best garlic rolls we've ever tasted. The pizza was amazing as well. Our server was nice and attentive. Cant wait to come back

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Raleigh NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We ordered a pizza, garlic rolls and a side salad. Everything was great. We had a window seat and could watch the people walk by the storefront. We will come here again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-4168

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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