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Howard's Steakhouse

976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-3600
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“steak dinner” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first time to eat at Howard's was on our honeymoon 49 years ago. We eat there every time we go to Gatlinburg. The steaks are incredibly delicious. The staff is super efficient and friendly and the owner is delightful. Don't miss having a meal...More

Thank Sylvia G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bone in filet was AWESOME if you are a filet lover and never ate one with the bone it you are missing the best tasting filet ever great service awesome cooks owners are amazing

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I took my parents to dinner for their anniversary. We all had steaks, salads, potatoes, and the broccoli and cheese. As always, the ribeye was delicious, and there was enough of it that we at the leftovers for breakfast the next day...More

Thank CaptainPandora
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was nice, as was our waitress. The food however was way overpriced for the quality. The best part was Rocky, the racoon who came to beg for food.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived in town and happened to walk by and read the menu. We were seated outside along the river. We had the special burger and fries. The food was good, service above average but patio location was great.

Thank dep116
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, friendly service and large portions. Slow paced dinner and had to waddle out and try to get loaded up on the motorcycle to ride back to our hotel.

Thank reiman1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A bit rough on the edges but good service and decent food. Nothing special but not a let down either. I will say the outdoor seating by the river is a plus.

Thank Baloo777
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It does not matter that this place is on the strip or that it has been around for many years. Its pretty dark and probably kept that way to hide the years of dust and dirt. The staff are not that friendly and I am...More

Thank lacy j
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a pleasure to dine along the gurgllng creek side! We ate a light lunch--fruit, a unique chicken salad in a large split tomato. Looking around us and talking to others, their meat items appeared to be exceptional, whether burgers or steaks . Probably have...More

Thank rich and linda s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited in aug of 16, they charged us for a glass of water! Revisited Dec 27th, Waitress took our drink order a glass of pepsi, and a pitcher of beer. The man who seated us turned on the heater for us, after 15 min she...More

Thank Patricia B
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Katy B
Do they have BBQ? If so, how was it?!? Thanks!!
7 February 2017|
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Response from 2CanStan | Reviewed this property |
Limited BBQ - lots of other choices, especially steak.
Stacie D
Do they have a kids menu ?
10 October 2016|
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Response from tnsilvertip | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I think there was a kids section but can't find it on the web. Call them and ask. (865) 436-3600
Do you have gluten-free options?
3 April 2016|
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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!