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The Peddler Steakhouse

820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
+1 865-436-5794
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribeye” (253 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (79 reviews)
“salad” (225 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salad bar is great, fresh, good variety. Steaks are excellent, prepared to perfection. All around hood experience.

Thank Zoesgam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at Peddler amazing. Steaks carved table side. Melt in your mouth. Amazing salad bar, everything was fresh. Wonderful service. This just became my favorite place to eat when we visit this area. Well worth the wait. We had stuffed mushrooms as appetizer more crab...More

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing multiple people rave about The Peddler, we decided to give it a try. WOW! What a fantastic place. I can't believe that after all our trips to the area that we hadn't discovered The Peddler before. We were seated at a table with...More

1  Thank jodygirl73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steaks are delicious and cut fresh at your table by the steak peddler. Salad bar is by far the best around.

Thank Chaparro2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating our anniversary with some excellent food and great service. Jenny, our waitress, was awesome!! Even brought us a candle for a table with a view of the creek.

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been coming here since I was a kid and before I could appreciate a wonderful steak! I am now 30 and a Chef that owns my own restaurant. I have never been disappointed when visiting the Peddler. The staff is great and the steaks/salad...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 5, called ahead for seating but still ended up waiting 45 minutes which is fine except there’s no place to sit to wait really. Parking is impossible so plan ahead. Steaks were tasty, salad bar was decent but I feel like it’s overpriced....More

2  Thank NEWhereButHere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were able to get away for the 1st time in years without our 3 kids. My husband called and got us a table by the river with a candlelit table. It was so sweet and personal. The food was wonderful as...More

Thank MomiTo3Boys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always great here. Service is fast and efficient. Excellent salad bar. Better call ahead for seating or your wait could be long. We tried the grilled shrimp and they were delicious.

1  Thank Merl H
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We tried to eat here on a Saturday night and called ahead like it is suggested on the website. They do not take reservations. They were so busy that the hostess was too busy to answer and there was a recording to just come by...More

3  Thank jbrewandcrew
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2 January 2018|
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Response from ajshon | Reviewed this property |
They were $26 to $45. Very good place to eat!
14 November 2017|
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Response from tdbosse1 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen wedding groups downstairs before but it isn't a private area. I would call and see what they can do for you in one of the upstairs areas.
Gretchen C
13 May 2017|
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Response from BUCKSRULE | Reviewed this property |
My sister and brother-in-law are both vegetarian and they enjoyed the salad bar and baked potato. By the way this is not my restaurant so I do not know if it is affiliated with the one in Boone. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-5794
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Located at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg TN, The Peddler Steakhouse is literally built upon tradition. Families continue to return from one generation to the next. We invite you to start a new dining tradition with us.
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