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Bennett's Pit BBQ

714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
+1 865-436-2400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (443 reviews)
“burnt ends” (111 reviews)
“bbq beans” (45 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Cafe, American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok 1st off I must say that after eating lunch here you surely wont need to look for a place to eat dinner. We had lots of left overs. My daughter & I split a full rack of ribs and demolished them. My husband swears...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BigRedCajun
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was a great BBQ place. Good food and good service. I highly recommend it if you love BBQ. It was recommended to us and we loved it.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sheree N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wife and I spent the afternoon sampling moonshines and wines. Went here for dinner. Each of us ordered the combo platter with ribs, BBQ, and brisket. Fantastic eating. I'm not a huge brisket fan as it can be a tough chew but I must say...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank flyinb36
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has really great BBQ. They have a good selection of Moonshine drinks as well. The also have a nice salad bar.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chrisU3336HJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had a Restaurant in Wisconsin for 30 years. I have managed the servers for that long Kerry was our server and she was the best . She explained every thing we asked on the menu with great precision.She made us feel like we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We would not returned. The ribs were dry. Horrible bread. Too expensive for what they serve. The servers are friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lourdes H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was a group of 19 so we had a large group and they accommodated well and our server was amazing. The food however was just ok. The hot wings where small and over cooked but the ribs where awesome. Burgers where just ok.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hunter_463
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe that I never knew this place existed before our last vacay. We decided to walk to the strip from our hotel and passed by the location. Alicia our server was excellent and patient with all of our questions. I personally was pleased...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Penny W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bennett’s had a special addition to their meals on New Years Day of a small portion of black eyed peas. Our lunch of bbq pork and chicken was delicious. Our server was Angie. Check the local coupon books for discounts. We’ll be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DonA285
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been eating at Bennett's on every trip for years, and it's always been great. Recommend the three meat platter. Their BBQ sauce is good. The potato salad and BBQ beans are excellent. We had wings as the appetizer, very tasty, and a nice portion....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SolidReview
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Response from dallasdawgg | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but u could call them and find out
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Yes they have parking in the rear of the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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 26 years.
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