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The Peddler Steakhouse

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820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
+1 865-436-5794
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food awesome, love many different items on salad bar, and seeing your meat,staff great, venture cozy. We return often.

Thank sassybear_sassy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome food and the best staff! We have been visiting for years. It's the top on our list when we come into town.

Thank Amyand N
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely love the Peddler! The atmosphere is fabulous, my husband loves the filet, and I love the HUGE salad bar. They are always busy but do accept same day reservations. The staff is always friendly...we dine here every time we're in Gatlinburg.

Thank Ronna C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was friendly but steaks only ok. Steak was overcooked and thin for prices paid for that meal. The bright spot of the night was their salad bar. It has just about anything you could possibly want on a salad available on that bar.

Thank jayne_m_bell68
Buford, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Restaurant opens at 5, but was able to walk in and wait at 4:30. Large crowd began to show up and it was the middle of the week. We were seated right at 5. Food delicious..the salad bar was excellent!

Thank Pamela S
Woodstock, Alabama
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here under a recommendation from a friend. The service was outstanding as well as the salad and stuffed potatoe. But when it came to the steak it was blaaa at best. We had steak two days earlier at another restaurant and it blew this one out of the water at half the cost. Being its... More 

Thank lenny d
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146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on Nov. 23rd which seemed to be the time of year when everyone has a cough/cold. People were coughing in their hands and picking up the reusable menus. Glen/Glenn? was the steak peddler. We watched as he showed the other tables the ribeye and NY strip steaks that he cut to the # of ounces you ordered.... More 

2 Thank Judy0000
Saint Cloud, Florida, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food, service, and friendly too. A little high priced but well worth it if you want a great place to eat. Call ahead seating goes very quickly.

1 Thank Mike B
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here over 12 years ago and had a wonderfully romantic visit. I can definitely say that our visit this trip was just ordinary and a little boring. They have a nice salad bar but nothing spectacular. The fried pickle appetizer was ok but nothing I would order again. The restaurant is most known for its... More 

1 Thank Wennabird
Oxford, Ohio
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I went for our anniversary, once again, they did not disappoint. Prime rib was juicy and tender. Salad bar is out of this world. Call an hour before they open to make reservation and ask for a table by the river. You will not be disappointed . Dinner is pricey though. For wife and I, we spent around... More 

2 Thank Tommy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-5794
Located at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg TN, The Peddler Steakhouse is literally built upon tradition. Families continue to return from one generation to the next. We invite you to start a new dining tradition with us.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?