The best hole in the wall restaurants you never knew existed ... but need to try! 

In the Smoky Mountains, there's no shortage of great food. 

Here's some of our favorite hidden gems you should try: 


It's small, out of the way, and oh, so delicious. 

Lil Black Bear Cafe 


If you want a perfectly made sandwich in Gatlinburg, look no further.

Tennessee Jed's 


It may look like a shack, but the meat is out of this world. 

Preacher's Smokehouse 

May we recommend the 14-lb Frankenstein? 

Monster Mash Burgers 


If you want real Cajun cooking, look for places off the beaten path. 

Paw Paw's Catfish 


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