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Friendly Falls

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2135 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8007
+1 865-429-2139
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11:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Springfield, Tennessee
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793 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 611 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

When you get tired of the noise, crowds and endless tourist attractions of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, then it's time to drive to a more peaceful place. This little shop and snack shack is a great place to go. The falls are pleasant, the surroundings are serene, the food is fun and the owners are great people. This is a... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were here for brunch on a Sunday after a friend's wedding. They did a spectacular job. It was the largest venue and way to celebrate the day after the big day. We even meet the chickens who provided our eggs. The owners are super friendly and accommodating.

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Thank Sheila C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Owners are very nice and the drop is well worth seeing the falls and all the cute decorations out back. 😊 we didn't eat there but it smelled great inside. Lots of old metal lunch boxes and items from the 60's-80's.

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Thank Lorrie C
Frederick, Maryland
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool place! The woman was very friendly that talked to us about what to do. The creek and falls are beautiful and well worth the trip just to see that alone! The Gem mining is cute and would recommend doing it with kids. Our kids 4, and 2 had a lot of fun! So did we! Nice view while... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Each time we go to this area a stop to Friendly Falls has been on our agenda. It had been two years since our last visit, so was a bit shocked to see that they no longer serve hot food. Only cold foods and not much variety. Still is a beautiful place to visit for the views and atmosphere.

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Bath
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was a great place to stop by! We wanted to do Gem Mining and this place showed up and we were very surprise at how cute and nice it was. The scenery was beautiful! The staff was amazing and so nice and we found so many beautiful Gems! Thank you for the wonderful experience!

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Thank AMY W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We accidentally stumbled upon this place while looking for something to do on a rainy day. We enjoyed the outdoor covered dining area, and the views were beautiful! The sound of the rain accompanied by the delicious food, antique lunch-boxes, gnomes, and waterfalls made for a delightful rainy afternoon! Will return if in the area again!

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Mobile, AL
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153 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stopped by for a quick look. It is a lovely waterfall and there are activities for children. It is certainly picture worthy.

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

More of s snack establishment than a restaurant, having said that it was a great place and the staff are great. Very beautify setting even if it was like going back to the 70's .... Man Highly recommend for a stop and a drink

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Thank Fribrishire
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23 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The staff was super unfriendly, the menu is tiny and the quality and taste of the food wasn't good either. Wouldn't recommend the location

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Sevierville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2139
Description
Great Food, Cold Drinks, Live Music, a Relaxing Garden & a Waterfall! This is a great find in the Smoky Mountains. Only 4.5 Miles from Pigeon Forge on Wears Valley Rd but your a world away. Order inside our restaurant and store and enjoy on the covered/heated deck overlooking our waterfall or in our garden. The kids we'll LOVE our creekside Gem Mine. You can even get married, hold a family reunion or book a private dinner at our Waterfall! Hours change seasonally and we are closed for the months of January and February.

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