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Hungry Bear BBQ # 1

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2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003 (Formerly Hungry Bear BBQ)
+1 865-325-8048
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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CC,Fl
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a cabin that was right down the road from Hungry Bear BBQ #1. We got there right at 11:00 when they opened, and ordered the half rack of ribs, half chicken and the pulled pork sandwich to go! We took all of this delicious food with us into the park for a picnic lunch! We drove for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pulled pork, and excellent sauces. I'm not wild about the ribs, but my husband liked them just fine. Minimal dining space, so take-out is a good idea; call ahead, and by the time you get there it ought to be ready. Very friendly staff, and a nice outdoor picnic area, if the weather cooperates.

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Thank Heather M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The brisket was wonderful. We happened by this place looking for lunch and was not disappointed. Ribs were very good too. I would recommend this place.

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Lima, Ohio
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I asked at the hotel for some local eating suggestions. We don't like to eat at tourist places. As we first pulled into the parking lot, it pretty much looked like the proverbial hole in the wall. The interior is nothing fancy and small. The smoked meats and sides are delicious. The smoked sausage was amazing and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were going to Gatlinburg and seen a BBQ sign. A you could smell the meat cooking. It's a very busy road side place. I had a brisket sandwich with BBQ beans and coleslaw with three choices of sauce. My sister had pulled pork sandwich and it was good we would recommend this to anyone.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

tried hungry bear bbq sunday with family the food was bad flies buzzing around restrooms closed the place was dirty 10.00 per person and one person was four will not be going back

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Thank food c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here after zip-lining nearby & it was absolutely delicious! The pulled pork sandwich was fantastic & the sweet BBQ sauce was the best I've ever eaten. Sides of baked beans & Cole slaw were excellent too. Nice staff & friendly service. We would highly recommend!

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Macon, Missouri
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

While staying in a cabin in Gatlinburg we wanted to enjoy a meal at our cabin. My husband set out to get some to-go food and came back with this BBQ. Im very glad he did! It was very good! The portions weren't the biggest but we were both very full! Stop by if your in the area!

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Thank mmfaught
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We ate there almost every day either for lunch or dinner. We recommend the brisket, beans, mac and cheese and chili. Nice staff.

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Evansville, Indiana
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

A little off of the beaten path from Gatlinburg, but well worth the drive. Great food! Best bbq in the Gatlinbugh area!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?