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Hungry Bear BBQ # 1

2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003
+1 865-325-8048
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“baked beans” (93 reviews)
“brisket” (128 reviews)
“pork special” (15 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great everything and very nice guy working there. Really cool pictures and antiques on the wall. Portions are good and prices are reasonable.

Thank World_Travels1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed the Pittman address on our way to get family pictures taken on our trip down here. I key in on small joints, one because I know people are making a living off of their small business and the food could be a hidden...More

Thank S D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

didn't know what to expect but our food choices were very good... would have preferred to sit outside but not in that weather..if back in the area would return & get the food to go...

Thank bogey718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we walked around the area, kept hearing the same thing, "go to Hungry Bear BBQ". And glad that we did. Had the beef brisket dinner and the five rib dinner. Delicious! Very reasonable prices. Quick service and more than enough to eat. Can't ask...More

1  Thank hoosiersindiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place when returning from a white water rafting trip. It was crowded but the line moved. The food was amazing, ribs, brisket, pulled pork, sausages, and sides. We ended up coming back again it was so good. The menu does change depending...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Walking into this place was like stepping back forty years, it's very rustic and has an authentic feel. The food is excellent and the servings are very generous. We ordered the combination dinner (ribs, pork, chicken and beef) so we could try everything. It turned...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ! Ribs are full of flavor and very tender. BBQ baked beans are among the best we’ve ever had. And Great sauces, the hot is vinegar based, but very good. House sauce is good, but the sweet sauce is excellent, especially on the ribs....More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We drove past this little place, then turned around and went back. And we're both glad we did. The food is delectable. The setting is charming. The service is prompt. The prices are unexpectedly reasonable - this is the Smokies, after all. My wife found...More

Thank Horace T
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! That was some melt in your mouth barbecue. This is a great place for some Texas style barbecue. The rib plate was fantastic with good slaw and the green beans were delicious. The pulled pork was exceptional as well. We will definitely go back....More

Thank 339gudrunr
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had BBQ here and it was a great meal. The brisket was very lean, nicely sliced and piled high. My wife had slaw and potato and both were homemade. I had baked beans for a side and it came with a lot of meat...More

Thank Eric M
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Debra G
6 October 2016|
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Response from penny1970 | Reviewed this property |
No take out or eat in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6003 (Formerly Hungry Bear BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-325-8048
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