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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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“burnt ends” (92 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, American, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
714 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3131
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bennett’s is always a must for a trip to Gatlinburg. They smoke a of their meat on location so everything is very fresh. Highly recommend the Cheese Squares! Sam was our waiter and he was just excellent, he took very good care of us and...More

1  Thank KateM1128
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband was craving some BBQ for dinner - there were several options to choose from ... Bennett’s is where we landed ... it couldn’t have been a better choice! The service was great. Greg was very attentive to our table, the food was hot...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just gotten down from Ober Gatlinburg and were walking back to the car when we just decided to stop in. We were slightly misled, thinking it was BBQ and pizza, but once inside, had to choose between the two. Opted for the Bbq...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here and it was great!! Has a wonderful breakfast buffet!! I would most defiantly make a point to eat there again!

Thank dixierose6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good BBQ but nothing exceptional. Had the chopped pork sandwich and the sides were good. Friendly staff. We would go back if in the area.

Thank modolr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family really enjoyed this restaurant. The server, Joshua, had a great personality and he made sure we enjoyed our meal. The nachos, burnt ends and wings were a hit for our family!

Thank 164egs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was quick with their service and we were really in and out. Food was average. We had the brisket stuffed mushrooms (different taste than I expected). Can’t go wrong with the deep fried corn but know how your belly handle it later ;)

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all enjoyed our food here. The punch drink (alcoholic) was really good. The front porch tea was quite strong and less sweet.bbq ribs were good! I loved the Mac and cheese. It says it’s spicy but just made with pepper jack cheese which was...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a morning of hiking. The waitress was friendly and attentive. The food was very good and there was a wide variety of options on the menu. We especially enjoyed the combo appetizer which included deep fried pickles, deep fried...More

Thank Chickiechicky
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a busy day of enjoying the area we met up here to have a big lunch before hitting the road again! Deep fried deviled eggs, who knew! A yummy appetizer. Everyone got the pork or beef or chicken they liked and the chance to...More

1  Thank Raissa F
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October 8, 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have parking in the rear of the building.
September 13, 2017|
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Response from SM584 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you can
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May 27, 2017|
Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no fire damage. And food is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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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