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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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“steak” (1,497 reviews)
“prime rib” (247 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (78 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 today via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times over the past 30 yrs, but haven't been in about the last 10. This steakhouse was a staple in Gatlinburg for decades, but has lost its touch in my opinion. The location is one of the best in town;...More

Thank Beefseeker
Reviewed yesterday

Had dinner here last week while vacationing in the area. I ordered salad bar and iced tea. My husband ordered a filet with stuffed shrimp. He also had salad bar and baked potato with his meal. As always, the salad bar was very good. Lots...More

1  Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here on the recommendation of a few friends, so we arrived at opening one night. The restaurant was already packed, but folks hadn't been seated yet so it was a bit crowded. But once they started sitting folks, the experience was more enjoyable. We...More

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always schedule an evening at the Peddler when in Gatlinburg. It has never disappointed or even failed to exceed expectations. They handle crowds with a calm and accurate approach guaranteeing everyone a chance to enjoy. The salad bar is the best I've tried globally....More

Thank 4q2
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's okay, but definitely not a foodies delight. The salad bar was expansive, food was average at best. The "steak peddler" who comes around to your table to allow you to choose your steak, cut the steak and handled it with bare hands, which was...More

Thank Andyflipse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this place for our 30th wedding anniversary. Depending on when you arrive you may not be able to find a place to park. We got there right when it opened and we got a table quickly. I am giving this...More

Thank dbolin2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You want to use the call ahead seating, and have patience keep calling till you get through!!! We were seated right on time the restaurant is clean, nice clean salad bar kept well stocked, service was efficient very fast, and our meal was perfect! Ribeye...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is always a wait and the parking is not the best with a big vehicle but has the best salad bar I have ever had. The food is a bit pricey but is a very nice place if you want to go out without...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Peddler is always outstanding. Amazing food and the gourmet salad bar can’t be beat. Each time we are in Gatlinburg we always make it a stop. It’s truly one of our favorites. Excellent service and a wonderful atmosphere!

Thank DesertWest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other than having a good salad bar, the rest of the meal was extremely over priced for average to below average food quality. We both had steaks that were extremely dry and tough to eat and the baked potato was so over cooked you literally...More

Thank Dan T
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2 January 2018|
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Response from ajshon | Reviewed this property |
They were $26 to $45. Very good place to eat!
14 November 2017|
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Response from tdbosse1 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen wedding groups downstairs before but it isn't a private area. I would call and see what they can do for you in one of the upstairs areas.
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.
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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