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Apple Valley Cafe

7138 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882
+1 865-448-1232
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried apple pie” (55 reviews)
“fudge” (27 reviews)
“sandwich” (33 reviews)
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8:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
7138 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband, mom, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and I had lunch here. Two had the fish which were huge servings and they said it was delicious. There was a condiment bar for our sandwiches that had lots of common and unusual selections. Everything was very tasty. We...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped for breakfast on Sunday October 15. There was no sign indicating serving times. We knew 10:45 am was later than usual for breakfast but the young lady directed us to the counter beside another couple who was ordering breakfast. As we were looking...More

Thank DCH304
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. Nice covered patio to eat outside. We both had the 1/3 lb burger. They have a burger bar with lots of toppings to choose from. The burgers were very good.

Thank Reginahill
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the cutest place on route 321 in Townsend. We stopped in for lunch, grabbed some sandwiches and explored the shops.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 3 stopped in for lunch. We all got the double cheeseburger. It was cooked perfectly! We also shared a basket of their curly fries. They were delicious and more than enough for 3 people. We will definitely return when back in the...More

Thank Sarah M
jerrico01, Public Relations Manager at Apple Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place seemed to have a little bit of everything. Chicken and dumplings were very good along with the homemade apple fritters. There are two gift shops next to it which offer a lot. The breakfast sounded good but never tried.

Thank Aquaphine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was on my way to Gatlinburg and came across the Apple Valley General Store and Café. Stopped in to look around and ended up getting a fresh apple turnover and something to drink. Interesting atmosphere and shops to visit. Staff very polite. Well worth stopping...More

Thank DrMarc9491
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to have a quick dinner and we loved it. The food was really good and the owner was super funny and really nice!

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a late lunch. You order your food at the bar, take a table number, they bring your food, and if you have a burger you take it to the condiments bar to build your own burger. The inside of the cafe isn't...More

Thank smilgaki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite Smoky Mountain lunch spot. Great hamburgers complete with a condiment bar. Wedge type fries are great. Try to save some room for the fried apple pie.

Thank DanielandScout
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9 November 2016|
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Response from TNtravles | Reviewed this property |
the one in Sevierville is called Apple Barn & Cidar Mill Located at 230 Apple Valley Road Apple Valley Cafe is in Townsend Located at 7138 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy Two separate places, separate owners...visit both, you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7138 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-1232
  • E-mail
Our Cafe serves up an assortment of delicious breakfast and lunch items, including soups N salads, sandwiches, eggs made to order and extra fixins. We are a family business serving up the best fried apple pies in the Smokies. Our fudge is homemade on-site using only the finest ingredients. Shop the Country Store for jams, jellies and gourmet coffees. Smoky Mountain T-shirts, Minnatonka moccasins, Garden flags & much more. Shop Dancing Bear Mercantile for fine jewelry, Handbags, Beautiful Quilts, Home & Lodge Decor. OH! And Bear Decor. We have some local made items and strive to carry Made in America as much as possible. If you are Visiting The Great Smoky Mountains, we are a must stop shop.
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