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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

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714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
8:00 am - 10:00 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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New Albany, Indiana
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was prompt and friendly. Did not wait long for our meal to be served, which was great since we traveled with 2 little ones. Food was well prepared and tasty - The loaded baked potato with bbq pork was a fantastic value. Location is off the main strip in Gatlinburg, but still convenient and worth walking just one block... More 

Thank Ronda B
Adel, Georgia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large portions, dated atmosphere, great service. Country cooking, great prices. Will go again thismonth.

Thank clh4596
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My ribs were falling off the bone DELICIOUS, my side's were very tasty. The atmosphere pleasant and Jen's service was the best.

Thank jlugows
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been there several times in the past but the price is getting way to high for only a decent meal and decent service.

Thank Jeff F
Coldwater, Mississippi
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food! Great staff! I recommend the Carolina BBQ sandwich. It was so loaded with meat and slaw that I had to eat it with a fork! It was wonderful! There is also a full salad bar. I recommend the Long Island ice tea, very good!

Thank lauraleigh77
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is really good we even bought some bbq sauce to take home but Jean (our waitress) was the star of our experience!!! There was a backup in the kitchen due to the arrival of a large party unplanned. She was honest with us and let us know the wait was going to be a little longer and why!... More 

Thank Bridget R
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Again, I used TA for advice on the best BBQ in the Gatlinburg area. After reading the reviews, we chose Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que. We were not disappointed!! We were lucky to find a parking space behind the building. We were immediately greeted and seated. Our server, Pia, was a breath of fresh air! We each ordered the three-combo platters for... More 

Thank Penelope1975
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had/had bites of the catfish, fried deviled eggs, pork potato skins and something called chow chow. They were all fantastic! Make sure to ask for the house BBQ sauce!

Thank Thomas S
Houlka, Mississippi
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came with a group of 17 and was greeted and seated warmly. Great BBQ and Hamburgers was served within our group but i had all you can eat soup and salad bar. Good location and a friendly staff with great food.

Thank agriggs2016
Hickory, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were warmly greeted upon entering, and our request for a larger table with room for the baby stroller was promptly accommodated. The venue itself is clean and neat and very inviting. Just the smell of the smoking meat from outside is enough to draw you in! We had smoked baby back ribs with slaw, onion rings and potato salad.... More 

Thank Bill M

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?