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“Very good food - awful decor” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Park Grill

The Park Grill
Ranked #28 of 195 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $36
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Here at the Park Grill, we welcome you and your family to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains with hearty fare, an open door and a friendly smile. Our guests experience all the classic flavors of Southern Appalachia while dining in the comfort of our rustic mountain lodge.
Sevierville
1 review
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“Very good food - awful decor”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

The Park Grill has been a great restaurant with a Smoky Mountain theme since the mid 90's. Their entree's are great and their salad bar is one of the best!!! They recently changed their decor from one that fit the setting of the Smoky Mountains to one that is contemporary and looks cheap. Their lighting fixtures used to be made of copper and are now similar to what hangs in newly remodeled McDonalds restaurants. Our family is local and we have decided that we don't enjoy the "dining experience" as much as we used to when The Park Grill reminded us of where it is located. It now reminds us of a cheap Chinese restaurant. So sad. But, the food hasn't changed and is very good should you decide to visit!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank SeviervilleLee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Still good food & service but atmosphere ??????”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

Recent opportunity to re-visit an old favorite. Same great food, although a little pricy, and excellent service but what a surprise on physical changes to the decor. I must admit I was very comfortable with the "park and woodsy" theme that had been in the restaurant. The new decor looks like it was copied from Ruby Tuesday restaurants. I asked the waitress if the owner had a new girlfriend that was a decorator trying to prove herself. Might have to re-think a return visit.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Michael L
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Lapeer, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The new look!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

Outstanding meal today as they show off the new look! Your trip to Gatlingurg will not be complete unless you have at least one meal at the Park Grill!

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Thank SKWilkinson
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Awesome Mountain Decor with Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

By far, The Park Grill is the epitomy of the Great Smoky Mountains with it's decor. Wide selection great steaks, great salad bar, desserts are delicious and service is friendly, courteous and prompt. If you are looking for a very nice meal either to relax after a day of hiking or to celebrate a special occasion this is your restaurant.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank travelchanneljunkie
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Louisiana, United States
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17 reviews
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“Delicious!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Terry was our waiter. He was very polite & kept drinks full. Food was outstanding! Salad bar was very plentiful.
Prices are typical for a tourist area mixed with an absolutely beautiful atmosphere.
I definitely recommend this restaurant. We made this our 1 "night out" before we went home. Well worth the wait & $!!

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Thank April R
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