Savor the Smoky Mountains in Sevierville

By: TLP's Partners

Hometown recipes give Sevierville, Tennessee true flavor.

old mountain recipes are making their way onto menus across the Smoky Mountains. A nod to tradition and a way of honoring our Appalachian heritage, Sevierville’s restaurants and distilleries are sharing authentic flavors of the Smokies. Dig into the past at these five food and beverage hot spots in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Five Oaks Farm Kitchen serves up plenty of cool weather comfort food. Try the Open Faced Pot Roast, Chicken Pot Pie, or Chicken & Dumplings then finish the meal with Window Sill Cobbler or a handmade Farm Sized Cinnamon Roll and glass of ice-cold Butter Milk. This farm-themed restaurant is based on the recipes and hospitality of Blanche Ogle, whose farm once occupied the property.

Variety of food from Five Oaks Farm Kitchen in Sevierville, Tennessee

Chubby’s Restaurant has the charm of an old country diner and flavors straight from Granny’s supper table. At this family-owned restaurant, matriarch “Chubby” serves up delicious food year-round. Try the fried pork tenderloin – a plate-sized deep-fried delight! Indulge in rich liver and onions and finish your meal with cornbread peach cobbler.

The Appalachian – This chef-driven restaurant focuses on traditional Appalachian dishes prepared in an open hearth. Guest favorites include buffalo frog legs and chicken skins, but their rich and buttery cornbread also gets high marks from foodies.

Man grilling meat on an open flame at The Appalachian in Sevierville, Tennessee

At Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, they’ve elevated fried dough to an artform with their famous Applewood Fritters served up with apple butter made on site. Sit down to breakfast, lunch, or dinner at this working apple orchard, then stroll the grounds to watch folks make traditional fried apple pies, old fashioned stick candy, apple wines, and more.

Shine Girl is Sevierville’s newest distillery. Helmed by master distiller and combat veteran Danielle Parton (who also happens to be Dolly’s niece), Shine Girl’s line of unaged whiskeys combines her families’ traditional distilling recipes with modern twists to create flavors like Red Velvet, Coconut, Lavender, and Rose’. She has also created a Vodka and an Oat Whiskey.

Learn more about all the delicious ways to explore Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains at and find even more hidden gems on the map! 

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