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Trailhead Steakhouse

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7839 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4032
+1 865-448-0166
12:00 - 21:30
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Sorrento, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let me begin by stating that my wife and I are not mere travelers that stumbled upon the Trailhead Steakhouse. We are Great Smokey Mountain Association members and descendants of those that lived in Cade's Cove. We visit Townsend often and have eaten at MANY establishments in the surrounding areas (Pigeon Forge, Gaitlinburg, etc) for many years. This particular day... More 

Thank Kenneth B
Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was great, especially the green tomatoes and steak. The waitress was very friendly and outgoing. We will be coming back on our next trip to Townsend.

Thank redman057
Tupelo, Mississippi
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed across the road from this steakhouse so we decided to check it out. They had a very good business and you could actually see them cooking the steaks on the grill from the outside. They told us they could sit us immediately if we didn't mind upstairs and we said that was fine. When we got upstairs there... More 

1 Thank jlofton2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time I've had rainbow trout was wonderful, staff very friendly highly recommend stopping in for a bite. Upstairs dining was a nice romantic type setting.

1 Thank Ron C
Sugar Land, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate supper at the Trailhead Steakhouse on the 18th of March. Service and food were good. My wife had the grilled shrimp and they were well cooked and tasty. I had the sirloin steak and it was a good piece of steak and cooked as ordered. The waitress did a good job and was very attentive. I thought prices... More 

1 Thank des0001
Melrose, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely one of the best meals we've ever had! Rolls and butter are AMAZING! Salad is extremely fresh and crisp. ❤Chocolate cake was sooooo good! We all had different dinners and they were all good! Not one complaint and I'm very picky...so that says a lot!! Thank you Trailhead Steakhouse!

1 Thank 2cjw2
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a nice, sit down dinner, this can't be beat. Excellent service, fine menu, cozy dining room. They have a salad bar as well as salads on the menu, steak, fish, and one of the best burgers anywhere.

1 Thank fineartby
Tampa, Florida, United States
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trailhead was a local delight! The food was perfection and Samantha made our evening just as delightful. The portions are comparable to the prices. I highly recommend the restaurant in Townsend, I would definitely make it a stop on our visits in the future!

1 Thank Elizabeth W
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 3ed time we have ate here and it was just as good as the 1st. We definitely recommend you stop in and eat :)

1 Thank Brigitte T
Maryville, Tennessee
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lovely drive of Cades Cove Loop Road, we were cruising home and saw the Trailhead Steak and Trout House and decided to stop in. It is a small place, so be prepared to wait a bit for a table. There are a table that can seat up to 10 people, but most tables are for four or two.... More 

1 Thank CocoEverett

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7839 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-0166
At Trailhead we focus more on the quality and perfection of our food and service than anything else. Our prices are the same or cheaper than all of our local competitors. Only difference is we try to offer more of a fine dining restaurant experience such as decorating our plates and the table cloths and candle light adds a very lovely touch. For the same price we pamper you with our generous hospitality. Come give us a shot, your Trailhead Steak & Trout House. Steven Haley (General Manager) has had excessive feedback from folks wondering why there was not a TRAILHEAD STEAKHOUSE in other areas, so keep an eye out for a TRAILHEAD STEAKHOUSE coming to a town near YOU!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?