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Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

968 Pkwy Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
8654304090
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Ranked #45 of 170 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had high expectations because the restaurant was highly recommended. The salad was good and the dinner serving was large. Although there was mounds of food with plenty left over, we did not take the leftovers home. We found the marinara sauce too sweet and watery. Service was good, but meal was lacking.

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Lagrange, Ky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

They have a great selection of $5 mixed drinks! I had an amaretto sour which was wonderful! We ordered pasta with marina and pasta with meat sauce. Each came with a salad and three garlic biscuits. The salad had olives, tomatoes, mushrooms and celery. The garlic biscuits were sitting in olive oil to dip them in. Both pasta dishes were... More

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Columbia KY
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103 reviews 103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My family returned here for our annual Italian dinner, and, as always, it was very good. I had vegatable ravioli, and my wife had a very good pasta dish. Some of the group enjoyed pizza. All of us enjoyed the fattening garlic rolls. As always, the service was friendly and attentive

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Madrid, Spain
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

You really have to look for this restaurant, you could pass by it without realizing it because it sits in the backside of a small plaza area, it doesn't look really elegant but the food is marvelous, we had the spaghettis and meatballs, chicken and broccoli with pasta, and lasagna, the Parmesan rolls where Marvelous....they really serve you a big... More

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Norco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Looked small and quaint from the outside but was bigger than expected. We were greeted as soon as we entered and seated within just a few minutes. Our waitress was very pleasant and helpful. I had the chicken parmesan and it was excellent! The garlic rolls and salad were very good. My daughter had the chicken Alfredo and she loved... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The inside of the restaurant was older but seating was fast. The portions are really, really huge! I wish I would have shared something with my husband. There is no food here that you could eat lite except a salad but even that is huge! The garlic parmesan rolls were really good! The calzone my husband ordered was bigger than... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Great good and fantastic garlic rolls! A little pricey but you get a TON of food, the helping are huge!

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Waverly, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I have been eating here every year on my trips to Gatlinburg sometimes two nights in a row. This goes back at least 10 years. Always sit outside on the patio, enjoy watching the raccoons beg for food by the river and the lady that comes around selling single roses. This year we went for dinner on a Friday night... More

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Nashville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant has traveled around Gatlinburg a bit but the Italian menu is still the BEST! I always have chicken parm and it's the best I've ever had, but I can attest to the vegetarian lasagna too. Anything that marinara touches becomes magical. It's located right on the parkway downtown now, so no free parking but it's still worth it!... More

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London, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You definitely get more than what you pay for here. We ordered the calzone for two people, and it was excellent!!! Between the two of us we only were able to eat half of it. Waitress was great. She was fast and courteous.

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Additional Information about Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

Address: 968 Pkwy Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
Phone Number: 8654304090
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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