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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
+1 865-436-2400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (393 reviews)
“burnt ends” (84 reviews)
“bbq beans” (34 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

No one's BBQ is as good as your own backyard cue cooked on your personal grill or smoker. I got the BBQ meat platter with pulled pork, ribs and brisket. Pork was ok but a little bland for claiming to be hickory smoked BBQ, brisket...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast buffet. Reasonably priced. $47 for four buffet's with drinks. Very good service. On river road where Ober Gatlinburg tram starts.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We always include a trip to Bennett's when in the area. An excellent selection of meats and good sides. Due to normally staying in Pigeon Forge we had gotten to visiting their locations outside of Gatlinburg but made the effort to visit Gatlinburg, it is...More

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Anita was awesome. We enjoyed the food and great service. We will be back soon. If you are looking for good Tennessee BBQ, this is your place. Ask for Anita.

Thank tori65
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Incredible food at a reasonable price. Service was very friendly. Delicious BBQ sauces. The beef & brisket burger was absolutely mouthwatering good!

Thank Brian C
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Had the BBQ Combo. Very good! Visited for a business conference and brought the family. Great price for entire family

2  Thank Dustin W
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Our server John was excellent. I had the brisket sandwich and my husband had ribs. The food was great, good price for what we got!! Definitely will return.

2  Thank Bethanie D
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Best hamburger ever, BBQ out of this world good! I could not finish my plate so we had lunch the next day and it was as good as leftovers!

2  Thank Hope M
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Nothing ritzy about this place but the food is AMAZING! Definitely recommend!!! The pulled pork sandwhich is huge and the ribs and chicken are so so good!!

2  Thank kellypostell
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a hard time deciding where to eat on arrival in pidgon forge where there is just about every restaurant known to man. But I am so happy that we found Bennett's. The service was good but the food was outstanding!! My brisket was...More

Thank Jeff R
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October 8, 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have parking in the rear of the building.
September 13, 2017|
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Response from SM584 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you can
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May 27, 2017|
Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no fire damage. And food is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-2400
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 26 years.
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