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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” (327 reviews)
“burnt ends” (70 reviews)
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8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
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Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Best ribs I've ever had! We have a BBQ place back home and usually my wife gets the brisket. She gets 3 pieces. At Bennett's she got 6 for the same price as our place at home. The salad bar is not included, but the...More

Thank adam s
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Get the sampler of brisket, pulled pork and chicken to get an interesting and taster mix of meats. Definitely pour on some of the sauces available. The corn was a disappointment. Entirely too much butter. An oily mess. Barely any taste at all. I did...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome experience at Bennett's pit barbecue. We had a group of 12 of us and our server/waitress was Jen. She was the absolute best she knew exactly what we wanted she was on top of everything she had a great attitude and...More

Thank Patrickjturner
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch. But the breakfast buffet was still open so I got the breakfast and my husband got the big Texas bbq meal. Huge portions couldn't finish everything tasted amazing and the service was perfect! Thank you

Thank Meredith G
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This was by far the best bbq place I've been to! The staff was absolutely amazing and our waitress was very polite and accommodating! She talked me into trying the deep fried deviled eggs and though it sounded weird at first, I gave in and...More

Thank courtney110213
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We came in and had Misty as our waitress. She was fantastic. My mother's and my tea were never less than half empty and my dad's beer was always full. The bbq was fantastic. The brisket in particular was melt in your mouth good. And...More

Thank Chara R
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We decided to try the BBQ place for breakfast.... so glad we did!! It was the best breakfast we had the whole time we were in Gatlinburg and it was in walking distance from the condo.

Thank keesha s
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here recently and we really enjoyed it. Although it was a bit crowded, we were seated a quickly and our food was ready quickly. I expect they are used to crowds and are staffed accordingly so, so don't let the crowds deter...More

Thank ctkttt
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Excellent bbq. Got the triple meat. Brisket had good smoke Flavor and was really tender. Pulled pork was good. Ribs were sauced and tender.

Thank Kirch97
Reviewed July 7, 2016

The bbq was probably the best I've ever had! We went for lunch and their prices are very reasonable and you get a lot of food for your money. Also had an excellent waiter!

Thank miss6477
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Casey M
This location is still OPEN!!!!!
May 27, 2017|
Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no fire damage. And food is amazing.
hancock m
this location is open
May 27, 2017|
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Meg B
Is catering available?
May 16, 2017|
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Response from HillbillyBiker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Bennett's does cater.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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: +1 865-436-2400
  • E-mail
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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