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Friendly Falls

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2135 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8007
+1 865-429-2139
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Falls were much bigger and nicer than expected. There is more to the building and grounds than the eye can see from the road. Been going by this place for a couple of years and never stopped until now. Glad we did because the kids and grownups all enjoyed the beverages and atmosphere of this place. Owner was super... More 

Thank maughanm
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfall is gorgeous!! We went to mine for gems which was a lot of fun! The menu is pretty limited, but the view is worth sacrificing more menu items. We were a little disappointed with finding a plastic army guy in our mining bucket, but otherwise we found some pretty rocks and Quartz. We will definitely return!

Thank Leahletts
Clyde R, Owner at Friendly Falls, responded to this review

The army guy was guarding the gems in your bucket! Thanks and we look forward to coming back to see us... More 

Phenix City, Alabama
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long and very crowded day of shopping at the outlet stores, we found this place to "get away" from the crowds searching on Tripadvisor. We absolutely fell in love with this beautiful place. It was exactly as described. A wonderful place to get away from all of the crowds and relax on the deck (under the heat lamps)... More 

1 Thank Ashlea B
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, beautiful scenery with great people, things for all ages! Including a light show at night ❤

Thank Veronica B
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For sure stop here on your way to or from Townsend to Pigeon Forge. Super cute atmosphere. Small and quaint. We had ice cream and enjoyed the view of the fantastic cute waterfall. We also enjoyed strolling through their garden and spotting all the gnomes. We even got to see some baby chicks. Kid friendly.

Thank gettysburgbuff123
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great hospitality! Beautiful view! It was very cold when we went but the had heaters set up and a small fire. We got hot chocolate and enjoyed the view. The light display on the waterfalls was beautiful!!

Thank Betty B
Springfield, Tennessee
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823 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 660 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

When you get tired of the noise, crowds and endless tourist attractions of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, then it's time to drive to a more peaceful place. This little shop and snack shack is a great place to go. The falls are pleasant, the surroundings are serene, the food is fun and the owners are great people. This is a... More 

Thank Tennessee50plus
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were here for brunch on a Sunday after a friend's wedding. They did a spectacular job. It was the largest venue and way to celebrate the day after the big day. We even meet the chickens who provided our eggs. The owners are super friendly and accommodating.

Thank Sheila C
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Owners are very nice and the drop is well worth seeing the falls and all the cute decorations out back. 😊 we didn't eat there but it smelled great inside. Lots of old metal lunch boxes and items from the 60's-80's.

Thank Lorrie C
Frederick, Maryland
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool place! The woman was very friendly that talked to us about what to do. The creek and falls are beautiful and well worth the trip just to see that alone! The Gem mining is cute and would recommend doing it with kids. Our kids 4, and 2 had a lot of fun! So did we! Nice view while... More 

1 Thank Steff C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Sevierville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2139
Great Food, Cold Drinks, Live Music, a Relaxing Garden & a Waterfall! This is a great find in the Smoky Mountains. Only 4.5 Miles from Pigeon Forge on Wears Valley Rd but your a world away. Order inside our restaurant and store and enjoy on the covered/heated deck overlooking our waterfall or in our garden. The kids we'll LOVE our creekside Gem Mine. You can even get married, hold a family reunion or book a private dinner at our Waterfall! Hours change seasonally and we are closed for the months of January and February.

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