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Lil Black Bear Cafe

3068 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3176
+1 865-366-1181
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“black beans” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3068 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3176
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The owner is a professional chef and delivered a quality product. Great service. Fried bologna sandwich was a treat.

Thank Mobile595561
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our breakfast was so delicious. The owner is very nice and kind. I'mm really recommend this place. Also we got sandwiches to go to our trip.

Thank Monika s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first impression was of the owner/staff greeting me with a huge, very genuine, smile and warm welcoming! Immediately, I felt at home. Then, I mentioned that I noticed the “bologna sandwich on the sign out front” and they whipped one right up for me....More

1  Thank smokymtnsoul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome! The chef is an amazing guy with great personality! The atmosphere is great! Now on to the main event: the food! I have never had pancakes that were that big and that delicious! All I can say is "WOW"!!! Can't wait...More

1  Thank jesusfreak0870
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family and I were in the Gatlinburg area for a soccer tournament during Labor Day weekend. So we decided to return to The Lil Black Bear Cafe for lunch in between her games. We originally came to this little gem during our spring break...More

2  Thank RipStubbs22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out on a saturday morning looking for coffee and Google sent us here. Walked in and relized it was not a true coffee but was curious since we were hungry anyway. Extremely friendly, gospel music and treated you like family. Tbe food was amazing...More

1  Thank D H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have wanted to stop by for several years but keep forgetting about it when it's time to eat. Not again!!! This is a great little gem in a perfect location on Veterans Blvd. behind Old Mill Restaurant. It's hard to find local restaurants in...More

3  Thank 395waynef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the "Smokey Mountain Burger" special, (frozen patty, little bit of pork, Kraft singles cheese, and no sides). My wife had an "Aloha Chicken Sandwich" special (also no sides), and my son had bacon and eggs (2 eggs and 2 tiny strips of bacon)....More

2  Thank Dave T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop in for lunch and the Trip Advisor reviews were spot on, as the service was quick, friendly and attentive. Our group of 4 all had something different and we all agreed that this home style cooking was great... Come early or late as they...More

1  Thank THOMAS J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we went here! Had the Patty Melt. Double Cheeseburger and Cinnamon roll. Fast and very friendly service. Feels like you're eating at your friend's house. Food was spot on!! Don't let the small size deter you. You'll be glad you stopped!

2  Thank Becky T
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3 August 2018|
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Response from guitarflyer | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We showed up late for breakfast around 11:15. I asked walking in if I was too late for one of the thick pancakes that I had been reading about. They said that it was never too late.
29 May 2018|
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Response from Keith T | Reviewed this property |
It’s not a German restaurant. But the food is super and leaves you feeling comfy.
william w
1 May 2018|
Response from Jeremiah W | Reviewed this property |
I can't help you here...I'm in Norfolk. Sorry. But I can guarantee it is worth the wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3068 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-366-1181
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