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The Best Italian on the Parkway

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710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-4168
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saw the sign outside "great burgers". Thought we'd see. His favorite food is a good hamburger. We weren't real hungry so we decided to split the half pounder. Definitely enough to feed 2 people. Gave Adina, our server, our order. Took about 30 minutes to get our food. Saw several people getting their food. Even ones that came in after... More 

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Thank Kay R
Columbus, Georgia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have gone there every trip for the past 19 yrs. the food is perfect and when you ask the locals they will till you this is the place to go. Try the rolls also.

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Thank Jay S
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can get past the very dated decor, they have very good pizza. The beer selection is nothing to write home about (most of the limited choices were in the Bud Light/Miller Lite category), but the service was efficient and friendly. Our party of 8 was seated and served promptly even thought it was a busy Friday at dinner... More 

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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we're waiting to be seated(there were only 3 of us) a party of 8 came n behind us.While we were waiting for someone to take our drink order the big party already had there drinks an an appetizer.I had to get up find the girl that seated us an find out where our waitress was.Apparently the waitress of the... More 

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Thank Tellingitlikeitis4u
Valrico, Florida
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here today. The food was great. My wife had a calzone and that was the biggest calzone I've ever seen. The taste was really good. I had a cheeseburger that was so big that I could not finish it. Needless to say, we brought the calzone home. The server was very attentive to our needs. I highly... More 

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Thank Pdhoffman
Winfield, Alabama
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here every time were at Gatlinburg.Some times twice in one days.This is just important to eat here as it is to go to cades cove!! This is one of the best Italian places I have ever ate at. If you like Italian food you need to try this! The place is showing some age on the carpet but... More 

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Thank andy c
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 out of 7 of us were very ill after eating here. We have it narrowed down to either the garlic rolls or the artichoke dip. On top of that, our waiter was rude and seemed aggravated when we questioned him about the menu. All in all, the entire experience was horrible. We will never return.

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Thank Blantonpartyof6
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite little Italian kitchen. Great service, fantastic marinara. Interior decor looks as if it has been left over from the 70's. A little renovation would go a long way in making this place a Gatlinburg favorite. Especially when you need a break from southern cooking.

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Thank Curtis M
Mantachie, MS
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family couldn't decide where to eat, I was in front of them all while walking back up the hill, I saw a podium with a menu so I stopped and picked it up. This led to the host coming out and talking us into coming to eat since we had no clue what we wanted. I got the meatball... More 

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Thank tatergirl83
Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you order Burgers, be prepared to wait. They make them fresh, and they make them the right way. We had the shrimp and pasta.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-4168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?