Econo Lodge Inn & Suites at the Convention Center
135 Reagan Drive
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone: (865) 436-7991
Fax: (865) 436-7576
Bars & Cafes
Enjoy a hearty meal at the Maxwell Beef & Seafood restaurant that is located in a secluded area and is an ideal place for casual dining. Sporting a red facade, this restaurant exudes a serene ambiance and can accommodate about 50 people in case of private dining. From lobsters, oysters, fish, shrimp to pastas and spaghetti, the restaurant has something for everyone. So, if you are making a trip to Great Smoky Mountains, don't forget to check this place out. Open from 5 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and from 4:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
A wide selection of hamburgers, as well as grilled chicken, sandwiches, appetizers, pizzas, soups, and salads are served at this sports bar that features numerous TVs broadcasting the latest sporting events in a unique ski lodge atmosphere. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
KJ's Saloon is a hip bar located within the Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que. It offers a range of margaritas, appetizers, draft beer and other beverages for its patrons. The lounge area of the bar is the center of all activity. It features pool tables, dart boards and other games for entertainment. For those who love music, there are live performances by local artists on weekends. Happy hours last from 3pm to 6pm from Monday to Friday. Check website for further details.
A popular restaurant in the Great Smoky Mountains area, the Peddler Steakhouse, is a spacious and a friendly place. Usually frequented by vacationers and travelers, this restaurant offers a fine dining experience in an intimate setting and is largely marked by wooden interiors. Serving succulent steaks along with seafood, the meals served here are prepared of fresh products. Along with the wholesome dinner, you can also indulge in their lip smacking desserts and awesome wines. As a souvenir, you can pick up cards from the card shop here. For timings, please check the website. It's sister establishment, the Park Grill Steakhouse, is also located just a few minutes' walk away.
The largest collection of rock memorabilia in the world is located at this famous cafe that serves an extensive menu of all-American dishes such as appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, and desserts. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Transport yourself into the aromatic world of freshly roasted coffee at the Coffee & Company at the Cottage. This coffee hub features an array of judiciously chosen fine coffee that comes from places like Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Africa. Besides delectable coffee, the store offers fruit smoothies and a variety of teas too. It is a perfect place to spend a romantic evening with your partner. Check website for details.
Gatlinburg's only wine bar that offers beer on draft, great food, and karaoke. A unique and casual wine bar with Karaoke and open mic anytime. The food is American/Italian Bistro style. Try the Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie.
Seriously great coffee, fresh roasted to order including organic, fair trade, and shade grown. Freshly brewed Blue Smoke Coffee is available in the cafe at Whole Earth Grocery and fresh roasted bags are available to take home.
Surrounded by mountains and nestled in a beautiful environment, The Greenbrier Restaurant is mainly frequented by travelers and vacationers. This place sports a facade in the form of a historic log cabin. Done up in warm colors, the restaurant boasts of a fireplace and is marked by large french windows on one side, which offers stunning views of the surrounding woods. If you want to hold parties, this restaurant offers a private dining area that can seat about 25 people. Some of the specialties of this restaurant include succulent prime ribs and mountain trouts. So, the next time you are here, don't forget to try these delicacies.
British style pub and Colonial American themed tavern that specializes in local and English draught ales, as well as traditional pub foods and pub games such as darts and checkers. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Open from March to mid-December for lunch only, this lovely tea room has items on its menu that include house salads, specialty sandwiches, wild plum muffins, wild plum tea, and delectable desserts that include Hummingbird Cake, Brownie Delight, Sour Cream Lime Pie, and Coconut Cheese Cake. A charming gift shop is also on site that overlooks the dining area. Reservations are recommended.
Enjoy appetizers, pizza, salads, burgers, sandwiches, fresh baked desserts, and pastas, along with a excellent selection of entrees such as ribs, steaks, seafood, and chicken, at this cafe that also offers a wonderful breakfast buffet.