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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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Johnson City, Tennessee
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Bennett's has the best brisket in all of Gatlinburg and their spicy mac and cheese is the perfect side dish. Don't forget to finish your meal with their wonderful blackberry or peach cobbler.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

stayed nearby. ..good BBQ. .excellent staff..great BBQ sauces! we stopped at 430 on a wed. coleslaw was also really good. I would go again!

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Dayton, Ohio
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

There is a salad bar which was nice it had a pretty wide variety of choices on it and you had a choice of two soups on the bar. I got the brisket sandwich with baked beans and fried corn on the cob. The brisket was cut very thick which I am not used to and lacked any smoky flavor.... More 

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Thank Ashley C
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

While walking to Gatlinburg from are hotel one evening we decided to stop here for dinner. Service was great and staff was very friendly, restaurant was very clean and in an excellent location. The scenery next to the creek was beautiful. The food how ever was pricey and made both of us sick very soon after.

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This was near our hotel. You order when you first walk in. They have a bar type area and flat screen TVs. They also have outdoor seating with fire pit. You get your own drink and plastic utensils. I had brisket which was pretty good. There are several sauces on table to add to meat. Fries are just regular crinkle... More 

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Nappanee, Indiana
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Service was good. Food was just ok. But you do get plenty. For the price of 10.99 for soup and salad bar could have better selection

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Franklin, Kentucky
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We were looking for BBQ and decided on Bennett's. I am gluten sensitive and stay gluten free 24/7. We were welcomed by a friendly hostess, a waitress that made us feel at home, and great food made the way we wanted it. I chose the chicken, beans and fries, while my husband had ribs, sausage, pork, and beans. The pork... More 

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Thank tpdb
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best BBQ I've ever had! The smoked flavor was on point and our waitress was fun and very friendly. Great atmosphere and priced right.

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We were there for lunch. My water glass came with paper floating in it. My brisket was barely warm. Overall, I was not impressed and do not believe their claim to be the world's best.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We visit Bennett's Pit Barbeque every time we go to Gatlinburg, as it is my husband's favorite restaurant there. The salad bar was great, and the burnt ends were fabulous. Bennett's is always a good choice.

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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
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?