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There’s never a shortage of new restaurants and attractions popping up in and around the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.
And it looks like this winter will be no exception with several new and exciting restaurants coming soon to Gatlinburg and Sevierville.
Without further ado, here’s your round up of new restaurants coming to the Smokies early 2021:
4. Damn Yankees – Coming Soon
The owners of the popular Delauder’s BBQ restaurant in Gatlinburg recently made an exciting announcement that a second restaurant concept, with an all new menu featuring American classics, will be opening up in the Smokies early 2021. The grand opening is just weeks away.
The new restaurant goes by the name “Damn Yankees” will be located at 170 Glades Road in Gatlinburg, Tenn., near the original Delauder’s BBQ location near Three Jimmy’s and the entrance to the Arts and Crafts Community loop.
“Thank you all for your patience. It’s been an exciting few weeks with a lot of ups and downs but … we are opening a new restaurant! It’s been in the works for the last couple of months, we are just waiting for everything to come together,” said Delauder’s in a Facebook announcement.
Owner Denny Delauder says he hopes that Damn Yankees will be opening their doors in late January or early February.
The menu is set to feature wings, specialty burgers and mouth-watering appetizers.
Live music, karaoke and trivia will also be featured on select nights.
3. Don Marco’s Kitchen Sevierville – NOW OPEN
The Don Marco’s Family of Restaurants, who also own the popular Don Marco’s Mexican in Kodak and Don Marco’s Kitchen in Dandridge, have just added a third restaurant to their roster: Don Marco’s Kitchen in Sevierville.
The new restaurant celebrated their grand opening on Dec. 10.
Fans of the original Don Marco’s Kitchen location may already be familiar with the menu, which will feature All-American favorites including steaks, premium burgers, pastas and specialty pizzas.
An extensive craft beer menu is also available, featuring local favorites on draft as well as classic bottles and cans.
Don Marco’s Kitchen is available for both take out and dine-in. It is open from 11 am-10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 am-9 pm Sunday through Thursday.
Don Marco’s Kitchen is located at 630 Winfield Dunn Pkwy in Sevierville, Tenn.
2. Ristorante DellaSantina – NOW OPEN
Fans of home-cooked Italian cuisine and fresh seafood rejoice – Ristorante DellaSantina is now open in Sevierville, Tenn.
Ristorante DellaSantina takes pride in offering fresh, never frozen Italian favorites with seasonal cuisine, fresh seafood (flown in 3 times a week) and tiramisu made daily.
Their menu features specialty soups and salads, pizzas, pastas, seafood and desserts.
Ristorante DellaSantina celebrated their grand opening on Dec. 1 and are open weekly Tuesday through Sunday serving lunch and dinner. The restaurant is closed on Mondays.
Ristorante DellaSantina is located at 2004 Red Bank Road in Sevierville, Tenn.
1. Roll On In – Coming Soon
Ready for a unique concept? Roll On In, coming soon to Sevierville, Tenn., is set to feature one-of-a-kind classic Asian dishes with a Tex Mex twist for a fusion you’ll be hard pressed to find anywhere else in the Smokies.
Roll On In already has a handful of other locations throughout the United States, but this will be their first in Tennessee.
Some of their popular menu items include made to order sushi burritos, specialty bowls and salads served up in a casual dining atmosphere. Think Chipotle only with more seafood.
Roll On In is set to open late winter, early spring and will be located in the same complex as the new Publix on Hwy 66 in Sevierville, Tenn.
Do you know of any upcoming attractions coming soon to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg or Sevierville? Let us know and we will add them to the list!
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