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Friendly Falls

2135 Wears Valley Rd, Wears Valley, TN 37862-8007
+1 865-429-2139
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“kettle chips” (6 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
2135 Wears Valley Rd, Wears Valley, TN 37862-8007
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Furst off these folks are never ugly or rude we have been here 5 times everytime we in the area also we call an tell them we coming and never have a problem being closed ok enough about the bad comments people this is a...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ive been stopping here for years its such a gem that has that old smokey mountain feel to it! This place is more then just whats trending on the strilp in pegion forge.. its a place to make memeriesmemories year after year after year! Keep...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after seeing the sign on the road. It was amazing! Absolutely beautiful! My 3 year old was enchanted by the fairy/gnome garden. He had so much fun gem mining and he fed the chickens. My teenagers enjoyed it too. We had some...More

Thank Vanfamily216
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The overall appearance is country and authentic. The proprietors extremely personable. Enjoyed the view..mining and gift shop! Highly recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to drink a beer and talk business! Great people and just a chill place! The view is out of this world!

Thank JB1420
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well as look at the glowing reviews I get it as this place has boarded up a place that bypassers could stop and enjoy the excellent waterfall. Ironically, we stopped wanting a hamburger which we were told was replaced with a healthier menu. Hotdogs a...More

Thank tazmtnbiker
Clyde R, Owner at Friendly Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We respect your right to own a gun, we hope you respect our right not to have guns on our property (as allowed under state law), especially when we serve alcohol.

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped to visit the waterfall and eat lunch. The food selection is very limited. We settled on hot dogs. They were good, but they were hot dogs. Great place for a snack. We did explore the gnome garden and waterfall. The kids had fun...More

Thank ahumphries
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We loved mining for gems! Well worth it! Tina was pleasant and we enjoyed our chat with her! Lovely views for sure! And the blueberry cheesecake ice is delicious!!!

Thank Ashley Y
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely lovely. It's peaceful and was just a fun little stop for our family. Kids were able to do a little gem mining and walk in the water. The falls are beautiful and it is my undersranding you can hold events at...More

Thank gigibeans
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I discovered Friendly Falls a few years ago, Passed it many times but never stopped. There is more here than meets the eye. From the outside you cannot tell but once you are inside the atmosphere and the views of the falls are breathtaking. I...More

Thank trinaruth61
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Questions & Answers
Beth D
3 July 2017|
Response from Clyde R | Property representative |
Hello Beth. Sorry, but we have free range chickens and we cannot accommodate pets. Hope to see you soon!
Cherries O
5 February 2016|
Response from Treasure_1662 | Reviewed this property |
They have the menu on their website :)
24 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Clyde R | Property representative |
We sure do. Our local smoked trout plate is gluten free if you skip the crackers. Any of our sandwiches if you leave the bread. Our Friendly Fall-Chos are our take on nachos. They would work too. Hope to see you soon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
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
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Wears Valley Rd, Wears Valley, TN 37862-8007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Wears Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 865-429-2139
  • E-mail
Ice Cream, Snacks, Cold Drinks, Gem Mine, Light Show, 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. Step inside our store and enjoy and enjoy a cold drink or snack 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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