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Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
+1 865-430-4090
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (378 reviews)
“calzone” (242 reviews)
“salad” (229 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were strolling along the strip and stopped at Howard's to look at the menu. A gentleman came out and talked with us. When we told him the only meat we ate was seafood he directed us to Best Italian, another restaurant they owned. Decided...More

Thank MaccaFan1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent accident. Had seen tgis place many times but never stumbled in before now. Amazing food. Got there just after dinner rush so thee place was a wreck but thee food and service were outstanding. Ordered salads that came with garlic knots and loved them....More

Thank oneemcee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is packed around dinner time and there's a good reason! We ate here one night and it was so good we came back the next night to try some more delicious items from their menu. We had their famous garlic knots, calamari, a...More

1  Thank bamadramamama
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of us enjoyed our meals. We took the recommendation of the waitress and ordered the spaghetti. They accommodated my wife's request to substitute a different type of noodle. The sauce was excellent. I had the spaghetti with mushrooms. Garlic rolls were quite good. The...More

Thank JimfromAuburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in Gatlinburg we have to visit this restaurant. The calzones are huge and are the best. One will do for two people and the garlic rolls are delicious. Our server was Miss Jo, and she did an excellent job of taking...More

Thank Don A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza in town and our waitress Whitney was Great! Very good service! We will be back the next time we are in Gatlinburg!

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really the best Italian you will eat, we have made the 2.5 hr drive from home just to eat here. You will love it if you love real Italian Food

1  Thank bmanleysc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not exaggerating. Italian food is my favorite, so I have been to a number of Italian restaurants. Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria is now my favorite of all time! And here's why... We visited at lunchtime. There was a bit of a wait,...More

Thank jamesj75pet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is GREAT! You will not leave hungry. Calzones & pizza’s are really good. We all enjoyed the food and atmosphere!

Thank taxman1635
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place.The food was very good.The Italian season.was great.And the serving are large portions.We will be back.

Thank petloverAugustaga
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Questions & Answers
Missy W
13 January 2018|
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Response from lmb859 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are two locations in Gatlinburg, the one on the street doesn’t really have a parking lot this is the one I go to and get the bloody Mary’s the one at elks plaza has a small parking lot if i remember correctly
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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