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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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food at both locations. Our favorite place to grab lunch while in town and a must to grab some food for the road on our way back to SC. We stop each and every visit to Gatlinburg. Wish we had a Hungry Bear closer.

Thank laurastrickland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate there several times before just awesome..The last time I went 2 guys I never saw before I ordered a rib sandwich and got pulled pork I know the difference they insisted I was wrong I saw them make it from the pulled pork bin..What did they think I was a tourist? I hate wing lied... More 

Thank steve T
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great. A little smokey for me but that's just a personal thing. We will definitely go back next time we are in gatlinburg!

Thank Jewels147
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this amazing, and I DO MEAN AMAZING, BBQ joint on the way back to our rental cabin after a long day in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. We entered and the staff explained the menu. Since we were exhausted from a long day, we took our order of a pulled pork sandwich and beef brisket to go! They... More 

Thank skywarn6118
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the hungry bear ribs, pulled pork, and the hot dog for the kid, and every bit of it was absolutely delicious. The ribs were on point. We were the only people dining in the restaurant so obviously the service was great but it's a small enough place that even if they were full the service would still be... More 

Thank Justin S
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We stop there after every hike we take near Greenbriar area for the last three years. Everything we have tried so far is great, would certainly recommend this place top everyone

Thank Alex L
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Stopped in for lunch and got some pulled pork sandwiches. Inside of the place is not that spiffy but the food is great!! Recommend.

Thank Rich L
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 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 

Thank Love2Travel88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

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.

Thank Heather M
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 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.

Thank KKRichwine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?