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Trailhead Steakhouse

7839 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4032
+1 865-448-0166
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (332 reviews)
“trout” (165 reviews)
“garlic fries” (27 reviews)
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All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7839 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4032
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent service. Well kept restaurant. Small but good salad bar. Steak had some gristle but flavor was outstanding. Trout was also very good and fresh. Suitable for couples or families.

Thank Randy k
Reviewed 2 days ago

Read the good rdviews on trip advisor, so expecting goid things. It was a nice facility and grest service staff. The food was pricey and just average. We've eaten betrer steak elsewhere for the same money. Probably won't return

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband, son, daughter-in-law, and 11-month-old grandson enjoyed a delicious meal here. Our server was very attentive, the warm chips and queso were a great starter, our steaks perfectly cooked, salad greens very fresh, and the mashed potatoes, garlic fries and green beans were all...More

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the first time in a while that I've eaten everything on my plate. The steak was delicious and my wife enjoyed her fried chicken salad. Total cost for us both was around $27.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in last night for dinner. Samantha was our waitress and is honestly what made our whole experience. Although we came in at the last minute she was still very nice and attentive to us. Small town so everything closes super early, FYI! The food...More

Thank JSKW89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I really enjoyed the great food they had and the staff was really on top of there game!

Thank jason k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a late lunch on a Saturday. Excellent, attentive service. Wife had steak cooked and seasoned just the way she likes it. Son says burger was very good. He also liked the garlic seasoned fries. My lemon pepper trout was above average but...More

Thank dasmith5977
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have passed by so many times and never visited the steakhouse. They, also , have burgers, and some fish choices. It is a white tablecloth restaurant and during summer months, we were told they have waits up to 2 hrs. Reservations are accepted. Service:...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent is about all I need to say. My husband got the Special of the Day, a Huge grilled pork chop, very tender and juicy. My entree was the blackened salmon, it was very tasty. Their salad bar was very good and I wonder if...More

Thank youngnonnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

burgers were not a good quality and high price. the chopped steak was made from same meat-not angus. the salad bar was ok but nothing extra ordinary for the 11 dollars.

Thank Wayne W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have any entertainment
19 May 2017|
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Response from ChuckAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
Didn't when I was there- but I was told they occasionally do have ...
Marcia N
Should e have reservations for 5:00?
17 June 2016|
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Response from leroyeck2057 | Reviewed this property |
We have never waited more than 15 minutes without reservations
Pat W
Do you take reservations for large groups i.e. 12 adults?
9 April 2016|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes we sure do just call one or two days ahead so they will be ready for
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7839 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-0166
  • E-mail
At Trailhead we focus more on the quality and perfection of our food and service than anything else. Our prices are the same or cheaper than all of our local competitors. Only difference is we try to offer more of a fine dining restaurant experience such as decorating our plates and the table cloths and candle light adds a very lovely touch. For the same price we pamper you with our generous hospitality. Come give us a shot, your Trailhead Steak & Trout House. Steven Haley (General Manager) has had excessive feedback from folks wondering why there was not a TRAILHEAD STEAKHOUSE in other areas, so keep an eye out for a TRAILHEAD STEAKHOUSE coming to a town near YOU!