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Hungry Bear BBQ # 1

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2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003
+1 865-325-8048
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“baked beans” (95 reviews)
“brisket” (120 reviews)
“pork special” (15 reviews)
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2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003
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Reviewed yesterday

We were so excited for our first meal in Gatlinburg - one of the foodies in our group scoped this place out. We went out of our way to go there. The food was OK. To me the yummm factor is in the sauce. Getting...More

Thank myownsand
Reviewed 4 days ago

after going ZipLining and Mountain Biking we had an excellent dinner. Food, scenery, the people that work there... all VERY good. I would definite go back in a future trip!!!

Thank AG051969
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is not much to say about this place other than the food is good,, portion sizes are big and the cost is fair. I would recommend it.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off the service was terrible. The girl "greeting" us could have cared less about her job or our eating experience. The food was Luke warm and flavorless. Our group had the chicken, pork, and ribs. All were equally flavorless. The only one in the...More

Thank rriesbeck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 5 went there for dinner. Place doesn't look like much but the food is excellent. We got the ribs and pulled pork. Had huge portions they we took home for snacking later. Very tender and juicy ribs.

Thank callie67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a lot of bang for our buck and the meat was delicious!!! It's hard to beat those prices for a comparable BBQ back in Illinois

Thank Aaron E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They need to get a new girl at the front. Asked to substitute something and she seemed pissed that I even stopped in. I use to love this place but no southern charm or hospitality any longer. She played on her phone the entire time....More

2  Thank mooshkimu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after rafting. Small place. Some indoor and outdoor seating. Chairs inside are really uncomfortable. The pulled pork was good. I have had better. Baked beans and rolls pretty good. Good sauces on table. Super small bathrooms. Pretty good lunch.

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and would definitely recommend anyone to this place. Great location right off the parkway. There was a young girl taking orders who was on her phone most of the time with headphones in, yawning, rude, and not helpful at all. Hopefully...More

1  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Hungry Bear for many years when we are in the Greenbriar area near Gatlinburg. During a recent visit, my wife and I stopped by for some lunch expecting a good meal. I had the ribs and brisket combo and my...More

1  Thank Balex23
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Debra G
October 6, 2016|
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Response from penny1970 | Reviewed this property |
No take out or eat in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003 (Formerly Hungry Bear BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-325-8048
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