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“Delicious BBQ Food”

Hungry Bear BBQ # 1
Ranked #40 of 195 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Miami, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious BBQ Food”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stopped here on our way back to Gatlinburg after a day of white water rafting and the food definitely hit the spot. The inside of the restaurant was small and very homey, food is served on styrofoam to-go boxes and you use plastic forks and knives. We were the only ones in there for about 5 minutes, then it filled up fast! By the time we left there were no tables available on the inside, but they also have outdoor tables. I ordered the pulled pork with baked beans and corn on the cob. The pork was amazing! Their BBQ sauces were delicious; I especially liked the "mild". The beans were also very good. I do wish the lady at the front who took our orders would have been a little friendlier, but overall the food made up for it. I will definitely go back when we visit the area again.

  • Visited June 2014
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“Average”
Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Very simple food on disposable plates. Mostly plain pork and chicken. Sides are very poor. For VERY hungry bears only....

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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“It's all about the meat!”
Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Escape the downtown traffic and drive ten minutes or so to get amazing pulled pork at a fair price. Chicken was good, not amazing. Slather meats with your choice of sauce or eat plain! The sides are very small and taste average. We originally drove there to have amazing ribs, but they were out. The gentlemen behind the counter seemed to assume we should have known this would be the case since we arrived at 6pm. Additionally we had a discount coupon for 10% off that we forgot to mention. We realized this before we even had filled our drinks and asked if we could just get a complimentary side ($1.75 each). Our discount would have been $2. They said this was not possible since we did not show them our discount card at time of order. Moral of the story: sometimes it takes going above and beyond for the customer for the business to get a four or five star rating, even if going above and beyond involves a side which costs the company probably $0.25 to make.

Visited June 2014
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Texas
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“BBQ ok, staff unwelcoming”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stopped here last week on our way back to town after ziplining with Climbworks. My husband and I both had brisket sandwiches. Food was fine, but nothing special. We went in late afternoon and the staff seemed bothered by our presence. Everyone in and around Gatlinburg had been very friendly, so the staff here just stuck out in a negative way. Service was fast though!

  • Visited May 2014
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Panama City, Panama
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Really good BBQ!”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were driving by and stopped on a whim for pulled pork sandwiches. VERY glad we did! Excellent pulled pork, sauces, and coleslaw! Very happy with this place and would drive out of the way to eat here again!

  • Visited May 2014
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