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0.2 miles from Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very solid 4 of 5. Fish is very good though not exceptional. Service is also very good bordering on exceptional. Interior is nice just missed something I couldn’t put my finger on. But overall a nice pleasant enjoyable meal.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was amazing, Service was best we have ever had here. Dawn was amazing waitress. Best meal we have had in Gatlinburg. A must go!!!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Good value for money. Included hush puppies and hand made chips free of charge. Trout fritters for appetizer we amazing. Serving staff were incredibly nice. Overall an amazing experience

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the ole Smoky Trout with sautéed mushrooms and onions and side salad. Everything was delicious and service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot think of anything bad. Just really tasty, fresh, well portioned trout and catfish. Side salad is also quite good but there is additional $2.00. For each entree, you also get fresh cut chips ,hush puppies and two sides.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small and cozy and designed to be reminiscent of a rustic fishing shack, the Smoky Mountain Trout House has delicious fried trout. The sides are somewhat limited but are tasty and the right addition to a plate of fried fish. The hushpuppies and chips are...a nice touch. This is simple, good cooking at it's best. There was no wait when we were there, but we've seen lines in the past. The server was efficient and timely and the food came out quickly. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our honeymoon 36 years ago and continue to come back. Great food, intimate atmosphere and rustic look and feel. The trout is served many different ways but we like the butterflied and fried. Comes with homemade chips and hush puppies as...an appetizer.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an old school dining destination that has had a recent upgrade. The food is delicious and of course you have to go with the grilled fresh mountain trout seasoned and grilled over an open flame with sides of sauteed mushrooms and onions and...green beans. Everything was great and you should check it out when there.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed September 8, 2021

We really wanted to try local trout and were told this is the place to go. The website says it's open till 9 pm but we called to confirm. The lady on the phone told us to get there as close to 8:30 as possible....We walked a mile through light rain, arriving at 8:34. Woman at the desk said "were closed". We tried to explain we called but only response was "closed". People were still eating. She was quite rude. We have 2 more nights here but will find another place to patrinize.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 18, 2021 via mobile

We had steak, trout and chicken. All of us loved our food. Dawn was our waitress and she was very accommodating, personable and attentive. We never had to wait for refills.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Lisa R
December 21, 2018|
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Response from RonnieMackin | Reviewed this property |
I agree with posts down below. There were 6 of us and I think our bill was around 125 or so. Most dishes are around 20-25 dollars, but that is not out of line with every other place in the area, unless you get fast food. The... More
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jenday812
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca A | Property representative |
I am sorry. We will be closed on Thanksgiving. We will however, be open the following day. We hope you are able to come dine with us.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Smoky Mountain Trout House

Yes, Smoky Mountain Trout House offers takeout services.

Smoky Mountain Trout House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4