Gatlinburg is home to a variety of delicious restaurants. From pancake houses to seafood restaurants, there is something for everyone. One of the perks of staying at The Greystone Lodge on the River, is that you’ll be just footsteps away from some of the best places to dine! For help deciding where you should eat on your vacation, take a look at these 5 downtown Gatlinburg restaurants you can walk to from our hotel:

1. No Way Jose’s

fajitas in Mexican restaurantIn the mood for Mexican food? Walk next door to No Way Jose’s! No Way Jose’s combines the fresh flavors of your favorite Mexican dishes with a fun and family-friendly atmosphere. You can choose to dine indoors, or outside on the patio overlooking the river! On the menu, you’ll find everything from classic Mexican dishes to Jose’s Specialties, like Chicken Picante. The restaurant is also famous for its margaritas and tropical drinks! When you’re craving Mexican food, this is the place to go in Gatlinburg.

2. Pancake Pantry

Your trip to Gatlinburg wouldn’t be complete without dining at Tennessee’s oldest pancake house! This breakfast restaurant is only 0.2 miles from our hotel. Open daily from 7 am to 2 pm, you can visit the Pancake Pantry to enjoy a variety of pancakes, crepes, and breakfast specials. There are 24 different varieties of pancakes, waffles, farm fresh eggs, country sausage, and more. Already enjoyed breakfast at our hotel? The Pancake Pantry serves lunch, too! Be sure to try the Dutch Diplomat, an award-winning, triple-decker sandwich!

3. Ole Red

thick burger with lettuce tomato and cheeseAre you ready for good drinks, good food, and a good time? Head to Ole Red in Gatlinburg! This Gatlinburg restaurant belongs to country star Blake Shelton and features made-from-scratch dishes, signature drinks, live music, and more. It’s more than just a restaurant — it’s an entertainment venue! Start your meal off with some Redneck Nachos or Southern Tater Tot Poutine before trying some Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf or a burger. Ole Red is just 0.2 miles from The Greystone Lodge.

4. Smoky Mountain Trout House

Another one of the best downtown Gatlinburg restaurants near our hotel is Smoky Mountain Trout House. This unique restaurant is located in one of Gatlinburg’s oldest buildings. It features 10 different rainbow trout dishes, along with a variety of seafood, steak, pasta, and chicken dishes. This locally owned restaurant has been open since 1975, and although it’s been remodeled, it still offers a rustic and charming atmosphere. Smoky Mountain Trout House is only 0.4 miles from our hotel.

5. Chesapeake’s Seafood and Raw Bar

raw oysters on ice with lemonWhen you want a dining experience that’s a little more upscale, consider walking to Chesapeake’s Seafood and Raw Bar! This Gatlinburg restaurant features a heated patio, a private wine cellar, a bar and lounge area, a raw bar and grill, plus a river view. You can visit for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Some of the most popular menu items are the Grilled Jumbo York River Oysters, the Broiled Seafood Platter, and the Steamed Seafood Feast. Chesapeake’s is the place to go for fresh seafood in the Smokies. This Gatlinburg restaurant is located 0.3 miles away from our hotel.

More Things to Do in Gatlinburg near Our Hotel

These are just some of the many delicious downtown Gatlinburg restaurants near our hotel. You will love the amount of restaurants, shops, and attractions that are nearby. For more help planning your trip, take a look at more things to do in Gatlinburg!