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The Peddler Steakhouse

820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
+1 865-436-5794
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (247 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (78 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's okay, but definitely not a foodies delight. The salad bar was expansive, food was average at best. The "steak peddler" who comes around to your table to allow you to choose your steak, cut the steak and handled it with bare hands, which was...More

Thank Andyflipse
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited this place for our 30th wedding anniversary. Depending on when you arrive you may not be able to find a place to park. We got there right when it opened and we got a table quickly. I am giving this...More

Thank dbolin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

You want to use the call ahead seating, and have patience keep calling till you get through!!! We were seated right on time the restaurant is clean, nice clean salad bar kept well stocked, service was efficient very fast, and our meal was perfect! Ribeye...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always a wait and the parking is not the best with a big vehicle but has the best salad bar I have ever had. The food is a bit pricey but is a very nice place if you want to go out without...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Peddler is always outstanding. Amazing food and the gourmet salad bar can’t be beat. Each time we are in Gatlinburg we always make it a stop. It’s truly one of our favorites. Excellent service and a wonderful atmosphere!

Thank DesertWest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Other than having a good salad bar, the rest of the meal was extremely over priced for average to below average food quality. We both had steaks that were extremely dry and tough to eat and the baked potato was so over cooked you literally...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really great place, great environment, and the food was outstanding! Would definitely go back again!

Thank revzik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has been coming to Peddler for as long as I can remember. We love to talk to the peddler and Chris has been there for so long, he is awesome. The steaks are tender and flavorful and the child's menu is great really....More

Thank caroline a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Peddler Steakhouse is a must for visitors to Gatlinburg! If food, service, and cleanliness are among the attributes you seek in a fine restaurant, then you will definitely not be disappointed. I would also like to commend the work ethic of Director of Operations...More

3  Thank Brandon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here several times, always great food. This time the steaks were not near the quality that we have had in the past. The one thing that is always great is the salad bar. Great, fresh and neat, but the steaks were not up to...More

1  Thank henrycF7873AJ
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2 January 2018|
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Response from ajshon | Reviewed this property |
They were $26 to $45. Very good place to eat!
14 November 2017|
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Response from tdbosse1 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen wedding groups downstairs before but it isn't a private area. I would call and see what they can do for you in one of the upstairs areas.
Gretchen C
13 May 2017|
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Response from BUCKSRULE | Reviewed this property |
My sister and brother-in-law are both vegetarian and they enjoyed the salad bar and baked potato. By the way this is not my restaurant so I do not know if it is affiliated with the one in Boone. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-5794
  • E-mail
Located at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg TN, The Peddler Steakhouse is literally built upon tradition. Families continue to return from one generation to the next. We invite you to start a new dining tradition with us.
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