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Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
+1 865-430-4090
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (368 reviews)
“calzone” (235 reviews)
“salad” (137 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant was recommended to us by a mailman delivering mail. We were undecided where to eat and he mentioned this establishment. It was in an out of the way location and we probably would not have seen it otherwise. The front door glass was...More

Thank MKCN47933
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first night in Gatlinburg and we were so excited to sit down and relax for dinner. We started off ordering drinks. The mix of the Diet Coke was really off. When I asked the server for water, she said she was aware the Diet...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten here may times and always enjoyed it. Calzones are huge. The only negative is if you are getting it to go they charge $5.00 for, well I have not figured it out.

Thank johnplower
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service and good food. Big as your face calzone. Very good too. Nice size dinner portions that includes a salad and garlic knots. Knots have lots of garlic, butter and parmesan cheese.

Thank LBBell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to this Eatery by local who loved the food and especially the Garlic Bread knots. Our salads and main course were tasty, plentiful and delicious. The Garlic Knots were as advertised! The restaurant was busy but we received our meals straightaway.

Thank 186NeptunusRex
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short wait, the food was excellent and authentic! The portions were huge! We will definitely return on our next trip

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They were VERY short handed. The older ladies were rude. The younger waiters/waitresses were trying their best to host, get drinks and serve food. In addition, clean up tables. The food is usually great here. Mine was not. Chicken parm was cold and like leather.

Thank Dixon47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Gatlinburg for one day, as we were en route to another destination. We walked downtown and stopped in the Best Italian Cafe for lunch. We both ordered baked ziti from the lunch menu, which was delicious! And the garlic...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read the reviews so I was disappointed when my meal was below average. Ordered a glass of chianti wine. The wine itself was good, but the wine glass was fresh out of the dishwasher and so warm that it warmed the wind. I needed to...More

Thank Marlene C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered extra large deluxe pizza and the garlic rolls. It hit the spot after a long day of walking around Gatlinburg. Service was fast and friendly. Toppings were fresh. New York style crust. Middle was a bit soggy, but we still liked it.

Thank tcfpww
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Do not know but I"m sure that if you call them they will be glad to answer your question, they are a very friendly staffed restaurant. Here is their number 865-436-4345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-430-4090
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