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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
865-429-0082
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Ranked #22 of 173 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Kosciusko
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96 reviews 96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Easy to find on river road and parking in front as well as in the rear. A good restaurant for the family, plenty of choices on the menu and a well stocked salad bar. Service has always been good and have never waited more than 10 minutes to be seated. I like Bar-B-Q and a few years ago we tried... More 

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Defiance, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ever been to a restaurant where you know they just "get it"? I feel this is one of those places and I'm picky when it comes to restaurants. From the time you walk in this place, you are welcomed with a smile and treated like you are coming into their home rather than a dollar sign. The food comes out... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is the BEST BBQ anywhere! The ribs are so tender and juicy. I also love the chicken. My hubby loves the brisket and beans. We've also had their breakfast which is also extremely good. It's a little pricey but worth the cost!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great breakfast buffet. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Buffet and fruit bar are well-stocked and kept hot. I have been going to Gatlinburg for the last 15 or so years and haven't found a better breakfast place for the price.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have been to Bennetts BBQ many times for lunch or dinner and decided to try their breakfast buffet. I was surprised to see they had bbq on the buffet. Everything was good. I wish the bacon would have been cooked a little longer. The biscuits and gravy was also really good. Plenty of fresh fruits to choose from. I... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

They have a wonderful breakfast buffet. It has everything you can think of on it. Their lunchtime is extremely crowded. Be sure to have you ID on you if you plan on having any alcohol.

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Indianapolis, IN
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226 reviews 226 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We travel to the Smoky Mountain annually, and not once have we ever tried Bennett's. Decided to give them a try once, and are glad we did! Prices are reasonable, and food portions are good for the price. I ordered the BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich, which was served with your choice of two sides. I enjoyed the Baked Beans and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Love the bar-B-Que pulled pork and all the selections of sauces. The slaw was even good. I liked the fact that it had a salad bar. The Gatlinburg location had a full bar. It made for a great lunch just before going up the mountain to Ober Gatlinburg.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Awesome breakfast buffet! You wouldn't normally think of breakfast at a BBQ place. So different. A nice change of pace for breakfast. Excellent service. Happy staff. Lots of food. Good price considering how many meat products on the buffet. Definitely will return! Wish we had time to try lunch or dinner.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

First time at Bennett's - GREAT food and waitresses, staff! The food was served warm and tasted great. It was a very pleasant family atmosphere, our waitress was very friendly and helpful. The other thing I really liked is the Big Daddy's Pizza which is inside the same building. We ordered our son a pizza for dinner and it was... More 

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Additional Information about Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

Address: 714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
Phone Number: 865-429-0082
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 22
Cuisine: Barbecue

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