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The Best Italian on the Parkway

710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3206
+1 865-436-4168
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“garlic rolls” (146 reviews)
“calzone” (115 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wait staff was very nice, we were seated quickly. The food was good and very larger portions. We would go back even tho I’m not a huge Italian fan

Thank fallin22
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in for dinner and had the pizza again. As always the service and the food was great. we have eat here several times before and had several items from the menu. We always look forward to returning

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were walking the streets of Gatlinburg on our final day of our visit and stopped in for lunch at the Best Itialian on the Parkway. I am alergic to garlic so I do not eat at many Italian places. but they advertised the best...More

Thank 1946Glenn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an incredible dinner here. The pizza was amazing ! It was so good we went back two days later for more pizza ! I had the Grateful Dead Tea (like a Long Island) and it was so good ! The second visit my...More

Thank Kaycene T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place had awesome food and plenty of it. Helping were guite large and very good. Best ribeye we've had in a long time and from and Italian place. If you want mixed drinks this is the place to go, highballs for only $5! Very...More

Thank Lacey D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been eating at The Best all my life and it is hands down the best in Gatlinburg. Wonderful pizza, generous portions and garlic rolls to die for!

Thank msunicorn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was good. Nothing spectacular. The garlic bread was very good. We had eggplant platter. It was good just nothing h spectacular. We also had the Veal platter. The veal was real veal vs the processed veal but the sauce was not a buttery...More

Thank HappyVactioner1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Italian restaurant and a great value- we always eat here when we visit Gatlinburg. Prices are reasonable and portions are big. The calzones are ginormous and you definitely need to get the garlic rolls!

Thank Feffer75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go visit Bea for a delicious Bloody Mary - they're famous in Gatlinburg. The food at Best Italian is also good. Have some garlic knots and pizza. The prices are fair and the portions are huge.

Thank Miamigirl1425
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a HUGE calzone. My teenage son and I split and, ate some later and still had some left. The garlic rolls are good and the Bloody Mary's delicious! the service was great. Fast and friendly. No complaints, great place!

Thank Danielle M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-4168
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