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4 Gatlinburg Restaurants with the Best Burgers

Mar 11, 2022

When you are planning your meals for your Smoky Mountain vacation, sometimes you just want to keep it simple. Plus, you can never go wrong with a burger and fries. Whether you are looking for a specialty hamburger or just something simple with cheese, there are plenty of fantastic options for you near our cabins. Here are 4 Gatlinburg Restaurants with the best burgers:

1. Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill

If you want to add an extra spice to your traditional burger and fries, check out the Burning Bear Burger at Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill. This 8-ounce burger is topped with ghost pepper cheese, jalapenos, lettuce, tomato, onion, and spicy mayo. This meal is sure to spice up your mouth with a multitude of amazing flavors! If you want to keep it simple, you can’t go wrong with Earl’s Favorite, a traditional cheeseburger with all your favorite toppings!

2. New Orleans Sandwich Company

Baskins Square Gatlinburg restaurantsAre you looking for a special burger you can’t find anywhere else? Be sure to visit the New Orleans Sandwich Company to try the amazing Cajun Burger PoBoy. Because the restaurant serves authentic New Orleans and Cajun food, you know it is going to be delicious! This particular entree is a juicy hamburger that is mixed with hot and spicy New Orleans flavors, and is served on a traditional French bread that is unbelievable! If you want to sample some other things on the menu, you can’t go wrong with one of their fish sandwiches with a side of red beans and rice!

3. LandShark Bar & Grill

You know the burger is going to be good if it is the signature item on the menu! When you visit the LandShark Bar & Grill, you can’t miss out on the LandShark Burger! This meal starts with angus beef that is cooked just the way you like it, and is then topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, and their signature sauce! Be sure to bring your appetite because this is one of the biggest burgers you will find in the Smokies. Of course, you have to get a plate of fries and one of LandShark’s signature drinks to complete your meal! The overall experience at LandShark is what makes it one of the most popular Gatlinburg restaurants.

4. TGI Friday’s

TGI Friday's Gatlinburg restaurantsAre you looking for a place with a ton of burger experience? TGI Friday’s has been in business for over 50 years and continues to expand all across the country! They have a multitude of different burgers you have to try, including the Philly Cheesesteak Burger! This delicious sandwich is piled high with layers of roast beef, onions, red and green peppers, and melted cheese! As if that’s not enough, it also comes with the famous Philly cheesesteak egg roll! This is a burger you have to see to believe!

Now that you know about the Gatlinburg restaurants with the best burgers, you can make the trip to the Smokies to try them for yourself. Be sure to browse through our cabin rentals to find the perfect place to stay on your trip. We look forward to seeing you soon!