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Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que

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714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
+1 865-436-2400
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
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New Buffalo, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Bennett's for dinner based on a recommendation of a local and we were not disappointed. The portions were good size and everything tasted excellent.

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Thank Steve H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the food. The salad bar was fresh and the server was very courteous. I had a half rack and the meat fell off the bone when I picked it up. Perfectly sauced, too. We felt it was a little pricy - but in a resort town that's to be expected.

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Effingham, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great specials 11 to 3 buy one meal 2nd free.M-F.very busy. Good waiter.They have a breakfast all you can eat brunch with a great variety.Tried some things I'd never tried..fried corn on cob.love trying different things.really liked grilled better but love to try different things.think you would too known for there bbq but varied menu.

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Dalton, Georgia
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was good and filling. I had the combination plate of BBQ Brisket, Sausage and Pork. It was very good! Service was also good.

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Thank Gail C
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the dining highlights of our recent trip to Gatlinburg. We visited Bennett's for lunch on the recommendation of a local, and we were not disappointed. The smell is amazing, and the food is even better, which is a hard feat to accomplish most times. I ordered a brisket sandwich with baked beans and cole slaw. The brisket was... More 

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Thank JRoberts4613
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been looking for a great barbq and finally found it. Amazing!! The best I've ever had and I would so recommend the hot legs! Such a sweet tasting meat. The place was friendly and clean. A shout out to our server Joshua for all his recommendation and friendly service . Sir you are wonderful thank you

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Thank Laurel M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best dinner in a long time. The pulled BBQ chicken with baked potato, salad, and roll were wonderful after a day of hiking. They seated us with our muddy boots and all. Salad bar was nice, but I opted for someone to wait on me. Craven was an outstanding waiter. He was friendly and helpful with tips about hiking in... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here after a day of hiking and thought it was good, but not great. Have eaten at many restaurants in Gatlinburg and only found this to be an average place. Our service was good, helpful and friendly. The prices are on par with other Gatlinburg restaurants. Wouldn't say this place is bad, but there are many other restaurants I... More 

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Thank WildHaireHiking
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has excellent food and I love there BBQ sauce. The staff are very friendly and my family and I had a great time there.

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Thank Sheila S
Lagrange, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most delicious Barb B Que we have EVER had! We always go back on every visit and we buy take out too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-2400
Description
Serving the area's best slow-smoked ribs, beef, chicken, sausage and pork for almost a quarter of a century! Come find out why we are voted BEST RIBS and BEST BBQ year after year by the readers of the Mountain Press. Come taste the difference homemade makes, with our delicious BBQ beans, cole slaw, potato salad and so much more that perfectly compliments our mouth watering BBQ. And we don't stop there, with homemade appetizers like Fried Pickle Chips, Spicy Mozzarella Squares in Pork Chili, AMAZING chicken wings and many more. All this delicious food is served by the friendliest staff around. We also feature a full All You Can Eat Soup and Salad Bar every day, as well as an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet. We have a complete kids menu to satisfy their tastes as well. Finally, remember we are locally owned and operated for almost 25 years.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?