Romantic Dining in Gatlinburg and Sevierville
Ahh…Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. But couples must eat, right? Several restaurants in Gatlinburg and Sevierville promise just the right spot for a couples dinner date. When you’re planning that romantic couples getaway in the Smokies, you’ll want to find restaurants with some character, ambiance, and tables just for two. Try these perfect spots for a little bit of Smoky Mountains romance.
Bistro 109 in Sevierville will fit the bill for a romantic dinner quite nicely. With its classy but informal feel and upscale interior design, this 5 star restaurant located in an historical building in downtown Sevierville strikes just the right balance between sophisticated and down-home local.
109 Bruce Street, Downtown Sevierville
Monday – Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm
The Park Grill, another restaurant near the main drag in Gatlinburg, is beautifully designed as an upscale lodge. The whole place says warm and cozy. You’ll feel like you’re visiting a fancy lodge deep in the mountains without ever venturing too far from all the activities in the heart of Gatlinburg.
The Park Grill
1110 Parkway, Gatlinburg
Daily: 11:30 a.m.
Dinner Menu Daily: 5 pm | Saturday 4:30 pm
Farther from the hustle and bustle of the Parkway, Greenbrier Restaurant is actually built in an historic log cabin built in 1939. Serving steak and seafood, this spot offers an authentic experience for the couple looking for a quieter spot.
The Greenbrier Restaurant
370 Newman Road, Gatlinburg
Sunday – Thursday: 4:30 – 9 pm
Friday – Saturday: 4:30 – 10 pm
Crystelle Creek Restaurant and Grill is also located on the quieter side of Gatlinburg. A rustic and woodsy place, Crystelle Creek is built around and over a creek. Every seat is a good one. The romance will be heightened if you can get a table with a view of the 150’ lighted tree.
1654 East Parkway, Gatlinburg
Monday – Sunday: 3 pm – Close
For an experience completely different than any of the others, try The Melting Pot in Gatlinburg. The very nature of a fondue experience lends itself well to sharing with a significant other. Booking a quiet table for tow is easy, and you can choose from a wide range of dinner options, ending, of course, with some decadent chocolate dessert.
The Melting Pot Fondue Restaurant
959 Parkway Ste 2, Downtown Gatlinburg
Monday-Thursday: 4 – 9 pm
Friday: 4 – 10 pm
Saturday: Noon -10 pm
Sunday: Noon -9 pm
Of course, dining out at a great restaurant isn’t the only romantic dining option in the Smokies. Have you considered dining in? Heartland Cabins have fully equipped kitchens if you would like to cook a romantic meal together, or you can order up your private chef to do the cooking for you. Chef Ray of Fruitful Vintage Chef will arrive at your door and prepare a beautiful 3, 4, or 5-course meal including tablecloth, napkins and tea lights. Create your own indulgent menu out of Chef Ray’s selections and add on romantic extras including a dozen roses or chocolate covered strawberries.
Fruitful Vintage Chef
Looking for the perfect complement to a romantic dinner? We’ve got suggestions for Valentine’s Day gifts too!