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Paula Deen's Family Kitchen
While shopping through all of the wonderful specialty shops at The Island in Pigeon Forge, hunger is sure to strike! The good news is that you will find a variety of great places to eat, ranging from snack stands to some of the best restaurants in the Smokies! If you are craving a full meal and can’t decide where to eat, take a look at these top 4 restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge that you need to try:

1. Margaritaville

Jimmy Buffett's MargaritavilleMargaritaville brings the flavors of the islands to Pigeon Forge, complete with tropical theming and a laid back atmosphere! The restaurant is inspired by the lyrics and philosophy of Jimmy Buffett, so don’t miss this chance to enjoy a margarita and a taste of paradise! Margaritaville also features a concert stage, multiple bars and a large exterior deck that overlooks the Little Pigeon River. If you are a burger fan, you’ll want to bite into the Cheeseburger in Paradise, Cheddar BBQ Burger or Garlic Bacon Burger! The menu truly features something for everyone, so choose your favorite entree and finish it off with a slice of signature key lime pie!

2. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Another one of the top restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge is Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! This popular family style dining restaurant offers endless portions of their Southern style entrees and side dishes, as well as a mouthwatering dessert! The meals are created using the very same recipes that launched Paula Deen’s career and everything on the menu comes straight from Paula’s cookbooks! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, the 300 foot dining area overlooks The Island Show Fountain and provides a delightful setting for your lunch or dinner!

3. Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom Pigeon Forge Mellow out during your adventure at The Island in Pigeon Forge with a tasty slice of pizza at the Mellow Mushroom! This restaurant is well known for their hand tossed pizza that is baked on a stone, so go for one of the specialty pies or create your own unique combination! You will also find a selection of yummy appetizers, such as Pretzel Bites, Cheese Bread and Oven Roasted Wings! For a lighter meal, consider one of the salad options with one of the Mellow Mushroom’s all natural salad dressings!

4. Timberwood Grill

Timberwood Grill offers a genuine taste of the mountains with lodge-themed dining that has been inspired by the hospitality of the folks who have called the Smokies their home for generations! The menu has something for everyone in the family, including a variety of soups, sandwiches, burgers, steak, seafood and much more! There is even a special Kid’s Menu for the children in your family who are 12 and under, so bring the whole gang along for this fun dining experience!

Check out all of our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms today to plan your exciting Smoky Mountain vacation and stay just down the street from the restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge! We look forward to seeing you soon!