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The Peddler Steakhouse

820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
+1 865-436-5794
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribeye” (242 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (72 reviews)
“salad” (217 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Peddler was packed. Had reservations at 5:30 but was seated earlier. Steaks were excellent but the salad bar was the best I have EVER encountered. Crisp lettuce, cucumbers, spinach, etc. But the things not ordinarily on a salad bar were the anchovies, smoked oysters,...More

Thank golfermx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would say the Peddler was a way overpriced Longhorn, but that wouldn't be fair to Longhorn. I ordered a 16 oz Ribye, which they slice off of a whole Ribye tableside. I know a little about meat, and I was concerned at the little...More

Thank Gregg C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time to check this place out . We all got rib eyes , which were cut in front of us by man rolling a cart around and asking what size and type of steak we wanted . All tasted great and very tender ....More

Thank jpa2smh
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was fine. The salad bar was pretty good. The thing that made me sick was how the peddlar walked back and forth showing people cuts of meat and then handling their menus and then going back to touching the raw steaks. So not...More

1  Thank Ashlee I
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First this place opens at 5 PM and not sooner. Once inside they will get your drink order and then you go to the salad bar which is outstanding. While eating your salad the steak Peddler comes to your table to get you order for...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy, amazing salad bar, out-of-this-world steaks. Great for couples and families and great views of the creek. Full bar and wine list and a wait staff that truly knows the meaning of service. Waits for tables can be lengthy but call ahead seating is...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best steaks and salad bar in the area. We always go to the Peddler because the food is fantastic, service is spectacular, and the environment is just so cozy.

Thank kim c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our go to places when we visit Gatlinburg. The salad bar is always fresh and the steaks are good. We had a table next to the window with the stream rushing by. Only reason I gave 4 stars was because I...More

Thank tdbosse1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a 16 oz ribeye that melted in my mouth cooked perfectly And a huge salad bar expensive but well worth the money

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable, relaxing restaurant with great views! We had the Prime Rib and we both loved it. My husband had a side of mushrooms that it said were outstanding! We both enjoyed the comfortable relaxing feel of the restaurant with views overlooking the river.

Thank ajshon
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14 November 2017|
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Response from jtull54 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have a lounge in the back of the restaurant overlooking the river. This may serve as an area to accommodate your party. You should call them to discuss. The food and service was outstanding when we dined there... More
Gretchen C
14 May 2017|
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Response from BUCKSRULE | Reviewed this property |
My sister and brother-in-law are both vegetarian and they enjoyed the salad bar and baked potato. By the way this is not my restaurant so I do not know if it is affiliated with the one in Boone. Hope this helps.
14 February 2017|
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Response from clintfranks | Reviewed this property |
ask to sit by the creek and no you will not stick out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-5794
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Located at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg TN, The Peddler Steakhouse is literally built upon tradition. Families continue to return from one generation to the next. We invite you to start a new dining tradition with us.
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