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Howard's Steakhouse

976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-3600
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  • Excellent40%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We received a gift certificate for dinner for two at Howard’s. We sat outside and enjoyed the creek while we ate the most amazing steak dinner. Our server Clint was outstanding and our food was prepared perfectly. We will definitely be back and are looking...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here on recommendation and it was by far the most relaxing meal of our visit. Wonderful steak. Great service by Sean our waiter. Will come back AsaP probably tomorrow before leaving town!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while in town for the day. The food was great- big portions, cooked perfectly, all for a reasonable price. We had a large party and they were able to accommodate us right away and near the back so we could...More

Thank Whitney M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Oh my lanta this place was AMAZING. The staff, the service, the location, the food...PERFECT! We have two small kids (ages 10 and 5) and my husband and my steaks were so big we shared with the kids. They were cooked perfectly. The Porterhouse is...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here tonight after our friends had great things to say. Howard’s did not disappoint. The steak was cooked just right and brought out at the right temp. The sides (broccoli and cheese and mashed potatoes) were ok not great. We will be back...More

Thank fallin22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great view of the creek, I ordered the cat fish bites. I should have ordered 2 they were fantastic also ordered the pulled pork sandwich it was good. ,my wife ordered the chicken tenders they were excellent. Although this was our first visit here it...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice relaxing dinner by the creek. Had the pan seared trout served with huge baked potatoes. Would go there again.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our entire party ordered burgers (I mean, their sign claimed they had the BEST burgers, so it should've been a safe bet, right?). They were AWFUL! Dry, overcooked, too salty, and over seasoned. I couldn't even eat it. The fries were great though. No manager...More

Thank calimauigirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing view on the patio so relaxing ....the food was ok not great prices seemed high but again the view so it totally made it worth it

Thank ChicagoMomof1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got fried catfish bites and my wife got a side salad. At first glance, I thought the bites had too much batter. BUT, not so! Excellent. My wife liked the side salad. We ate ouside by the creek & enjoyed the setting.

Thank poptopEBS
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Katy B
7 February 2017|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
The ribs and pulled pork are made from scratch it will melt in your mouth
Stacie D
10 October 2016|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from n2deep0 | Reviewed this property |
eat elsewhere that place is awefull
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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: 976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-3600
Howard's Steakhouse Restaurant, establish in 1946, is a Gatlinburg Tradition. Voted Best Steaks and Burgers of the Smokies. All our steaks are cut and prepared on site and our famous burgers, also handmade from our Prime and Choice steak trimmings. Howard's is Gatlinburg's oldest restaurant and we are in a renovated 100 year old building with one of the best patios in the Smokies, which is per friendly and located overlooking a river stream. Come see us and enjoy the Best Bloody Mary in town!
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