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The Restaurant at Buckberry Creek

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International, Contemporary, Healthy, Eclectic
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961 Campbell Lead Road, Gatlinburg, TN
1-865-430-8030
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  • 114
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Warm, romantic atmosphere and delicious food

We enjoyed the 5 course prix fixe meal here on a Friday night and everything was delicious. We were seated at a table next to the fireplace. The room was cozy and we enjoyed all of the food and our cocktails. The servers were all very friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Nashville, TN
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Nashville, TN
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the 5 course prix fixe meal here on a Friday night and everything was delicious. We were seated at a table next to the fireplace. The room was cozy and we enjoyed all of the food and our cocktails. The servers were all very friendly.

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Madison, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful property. My wife and I booked dinner reservations late in March, arrived early and were seated promptly. The night we were there, the menu only had a choice of two entrees, with identifcal courses. The various courses, cornmeal fried oysters, tomato and potato soup, Caesar salad, either a strip steak or saltwater drum, then dessert. Menu was missing the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is a high end restaurant and the food and service completely reflect that! We made reservations as we knew we would be passing through on our way to Florida and some friends recommended this place to us. Dishes were exquisite and so was the service. Will dine here again in the future

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Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited here for our last dinner of a weekend getaway to the area. The view was beautiful, as was the atmosphere. The presentation of the food was nice, but the food was mediocre at best. The prices were too high for the quality of the food served.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good food, nice atmosphere, good service, but had a ill-informed waitress. Make sure you ask about specials.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Food presentation was visually appealing and quality and taste were exceptional. Their use of fresh ingredients is obvious in the wonderful taste.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First time at Buckberry. The chef;s tasting menu was great. My husband and I really enjoyed our meal. He had the shrimp and I had the veal. Outstanding. We will certainly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you haven't been it's a must! Nothing in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge holds a candle to it. The atmosphere and views are incredible. but the food will make you want to come back. We had the veal and shrimp and they were awesome. Not the biggest portions in the world but incredible flavor and presentation. If you want big... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had an extremely disappointing dinner at the Buckberry Creek Restaurant. The wait staff was very attentive and professional and the wine nice, but the food was one step up from inedible. Both the wine and food portions were minuscule. And when I say expensive, I mean in excess of $50 per person for food alone, expensive. I write this... More 

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BBL37738, Manager at The Restaurant at Buckberry Creek, responded to this review

We are so very sorry that your experience with us was so disappointing. The executive chef apologizes sincerely for the inconsistencies in quality and portions the night you dined. He is evaluating these, and we intend for every guest in the future to have a truly fine dining experience to match the ambiance and traditions of The Lodge. Thank you... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were so excited to eat dinner at a fine dining restaurant so we paid $200 for dinner for two (including tip) for a meal that was horrendous. Extremely small portions and terrible food. Granny's buffet at Dollywood is a far better choice than this. The starter course of "filet mignon" tacos were composed of ground beef cooked to oblivion... More 

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BBL37738, Manager at The Restaurant at Buckberry Creek, responded to this review

We apologize for disappointing you. The executive chef sincerely apologizes. He is addresses your comments, and is making changes to ensure that this example is not repeated, and every future guest has a good experience that they want to share. As a side note, no one left without paying. There are guests in-house at the hotel during the winter that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 961 Campbell Lead Road, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: 1-865-430-8030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 50
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Healthy, Eclectic

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