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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

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714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for for dinner our last nite in the area. Service was good. Wait staff were very friendly. Ribs fell off the bone. Great experience. Go if your in the area!!

Thank my4sns
Stow, Ohio
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our server Curtis was wonderful with our large group. Our food was great! I especially liked the burnt ends, blooming onion and their biscuits. Yum!!!

Thank Megan W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want great barbecue you must eat at Bennetts. We have eaten at both locations and it doesn't get any better than this! The pulled pork, the brisket and the ribs were superb. The cole slaw was a great side. Service was fast and everything was clean. Just thinking about it makes me want to go back!

Thank Susie T
Georgetown, Ohio
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like BBQ, then this is the place for you! Pork, beef, sausage, Oh my! Ribs are my favorite, tender, juicy, fall off the bone, they have very good pulled pork, not slim on their portions either. Love their potato salad and baked beans! YUMMO. They also have 4-5 bottles of different bbq sauces on the table, that way... More 

Thank SherBear19
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bennetts is always our first stop we hurry up and unload our car and head straight there. I have been going there since I was a young one and now I get to take my kids there, one day they will get to take their kids there! It is always delicious with great service...

Thank npdpig
New Orleans, Louisiana
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food and fast service with a smile. Was recommended by the trolley driver and and she was right. Had the sampler which was a pretty good portion of three meats and sides. There are 4 choices for sauce if you like. Husband had burger that was mixed with brisket and it was amazing. Juicy with no condiments needed whatsoever.... More 

Thank JLS430
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the experience - the fried corn on the cob was very unique and good. The barbecue was good but not memorable and I didn't care for their sauces. I would recommend it as a place to visit if you are staying near the restaurant.

Thank efranchi3134
United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner after a day of exploring Gatlinburg attractions. The atmosphere is casual. The servings are generous! The service was excellent and the food was scrumptious. We're definitely keeping this restaurant on our list of Gatlinburg favorites. We ordered Onion Blossom for starters, and Bar-B-Que Chicken and Hog Legs for entrees. Delicious! The meats were tender and... More 

Thank cazales360
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pretty good BBQ. If you're looking for authentic BBQ---this is one of the best places in Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg to get it.

Thank Pastor R
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bennett's has the best BBQ I've ever eaten. The BBQ nachos are incredible, but they're more of an entree than an appetizer because you get so much. The pork sandwiches are very filling and delicious. I can't wait to eat there again!

Thank Destiny F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: 18654362400
Serving the area's best slow-smoked ribs, beef, chicken, sausage and pork for almost a quarter of a century! Come find out why we are voted BEST RIBS and BEST BBQ year after year by the readers of the Mountain Press. Come taste the difference homemade makes, with our delicious BBQ beans, cole slaw, potato salad and so much more that perfectly compliments our mouth watering BBQ. And we don't stop there, with homemade appetizers like Fried Pickle Chips, Spicy Mozzarella Squares in Pork Chili, AMAZING chicken wings and many more. All this delicious food is served by the friendliest staff around. We also feature a full All You Can Eat Soup and Salad Bar every day, as well as an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet. We have a complete kids menu to satisfy their tastes as well. Finally, remember we are locally owned and operated for almost 25 years.

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