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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” (91 reviews)
“brisket” (126 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 today 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 4 days ago via mobile

I'm originally from the south but have lived in Indiana for a while now and I've found my happy place at Hungry Bear bbq! Ribs were perfect and fell right off the bone like they're supposed to! Sausage and pulled pork were cooked to perfection...More

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ribs were the most tender I've ever eaten, bar none. The sauce wasn't that special; I go so far as saying the sauce was pretty average, but the meal was still outstanding because these people know how to smoke some meat. Holy cow. The...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are from Minnesota and travel to this area yearly. This restaurant has become a must stop while we are here. We love the meats, the killer sauces and the baked beans. I highly recommend this restruant!!

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the worst meals I have had in Gatlinburg! All the reviews that I read just raved about the meats, baked beans both awful no taste at all, Mac and cheese was Stouffer's. The guy didn't act like he wanted to take...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We like this spot to pick up some quick BBQ on the way back to our cabin. They do brisket right. Also, their sides are quite tasty. Not fancy, priced right, great food. Lots to like!

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A great find conveniently located just across the street from a great hiking spot in the National park and still close to Gatlinburg. Prices were normal for bbq. The cashier does not speak or understand English well and does not have attention to detail. I...More

Thank LNS4
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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