We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

968 Pkwy Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
8654304090
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #38 of 173 restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Write a Review

879 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
    455
    221
    80
    68
    55
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
kingsport
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

pizza was delish. garlic rolls unusually good. also try the parmesan chicken!!!! we did not try anything we disliked. Large servings. We shared with two little ones and had plenty to eat. Atmosphere was very cordial and peaceful, very relaxing. nice place for adult gatherings. Recommend it to everyone and all types of diners.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here on a recommendation from a friend. It was the worst Italian food we've ever had. Complained to the manager after we couldn't eat more than two bites and they did nothing. Save yourself a trip if you want good Italian food.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Chester, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I asked for a calzone without any cheese, they brought it out 20 minutes later smothered in cheese. We sent it back and the manager came out a couple minutes later to tell us that they couldn't make a calzone without cheese. He gave me no choice but to let them make me a pizza. It came out 20 minutes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eaton, Ohio
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I had the lasagne for lunch, the best I've ever tasted and they have the best garlic rolls! They have a lunch menu, which is less expensive than the dinner menu. Their name sure fits their food!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Franklin, Tennessee
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Took family here and it was so sad....the service was slow and the wonderful rolls were hard and the food just not up to par. I do not know what has happened here. They were not covered up, they were busy but it was just not a good experience this time. Sad for us, we had really talked it up... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ft. Worth, TX
Top Contributor
285 reviews 285 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Was seated outside by the creek. The outside area is nothing fancy but rather metal tables with the paint flaking off of them and faded umbrellas. Throw a few live pigeons into the setting and there you have it. Their rolls are wonderful and the pasta we had with a seafood mix and white sauce was very good. Service was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Illinois
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After all the positive reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to try this little place that's tucked away. Wonderful food! My manicotti was fabulous, my husband had the calzone which truly is as big as they say, although he was put off by the toppings being in the center of the calzone and not distributed throughout. The kids had Mac... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Covington, Louisiana
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped in and had pizza while on our trip, I wouldnt say its the best pizza I've ever had but it was good. The good part was they were open later then most places around there which helped out when we went out late looking for dinner.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chillicothe, Ohio
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The salads and the Parmesan Garlic Rolls are good, but the main courses are not as good as one would expect for the prices on the menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Powell, Tennessee
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You have to eat the pizza here! Real cheese, fresh toppings..They don't scrimp. This is pizza you will have to eat with a fork. We live a little less than an hour away and try to eat there as often as possible. If you like pizza, you can't pass this place up!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria also viewed

 
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
 
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
 
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
Gatlinburg, Sevier County
 
Gatlinburg, Sevier County

Been to Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing