Smoky Mountain Brewery restaurant is the perfect place to kick back with a cold beer and a good meal.
Mountain Brews and Bites at Smoky Mountain Brewery
From down-home favorites to more upscale dishes with a mountain view, Gatlinburg restaurants, as well as restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Townsend, can satisfy any appetite. While there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants, sometimes you just want to kick back with a cold beer and a good meal. There’s no better place to do that than Smoky Mountain Brewery.
About Smoky Mountain Brewery
Smoky Mountain Brewery is the oldest craft brewery in eastern Tennessee. The restaurant first opened in 1996, with a location on the Gatlinburg Parkway, aiming to serve fresh, local microbrews. While the idea was initially met with some hesitation, as the craft beer movement started to grow in the United States, Smoky Mountain Brewery remained ahead of the curve. The company had spent years developing their own recipes to offer a unique craft beer experience.
Now, the brewery has four thriving locations in east Tennessee, including the original Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville and Maryville. Though it’s grown in success, Smoky Mountain Brewery is still focused on serving beers that are special to the mountain region.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Beers
Smoky Mountain Brewery boasts six flagships brews that are always on tap.
The Appalachian Pale Ale is a dry, hoppy ale with a caramel sweetness.
Black Bear Ale is an English-style brown ale with a malty-sweet finish, reminiscent of a tootsie roll.
Cherokee Red Ale is an American amber ale with subtle fruity notes.
Helles is the European-style lager, balanced with Bavarian hops, with a floral and spiced aroma.
Smoky Mountain Brewery’s IPA is a West Coast IPA with a citrus hop profile.
Mountain Light is the brewery’s low-carb and low-calorie beer, with a refreshing and clean finish.
In addition to the flagship brews, Smoky Mountain Brewery also has four seasonal beers and a Brewmaster Special that rotates every few weeks. Specialty and seasonal beers include the Harvest Fest and Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Menu
More to Drink at Smoky Mountain Brewery
In addition to their signature beers, Smoky Mountain Brewery also offers other adult beverages, including wine, champagne, sangria, bourbon and whiskey. Try one of the handcrafted cocktails, made with premium spirits. For those who don’t drink alcohol, Smoky Mountain Brewery has non-alcoholic flavored lemonades.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Food
Whether you come for a quick bite to eat or a sit-down meal, there’s something for everyone at Smoky Mountain Brewery.
Start with a sharable appetizer, such as nachos, potato skins, spinach dip and other bar bites. Lighter fare on Smoky Mountain Brewery’s menu includes fresh salads, sandwiches and subs. For a more filling meal, try one of the burgers or a pasta dish.
Smoky Mountain Brewery has several steak entrees, as well as ribs, chicken tenders and fish and chips.
The restaurant’s most popular menu items are the hand-tossed Brewmaster Pizzas. What’s a better combination than pizza and beer? These pizzas come fresh baked, loaded with ingredients of your choosing and melty cheese.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Pairings
Smoky Mountain Brewery’s beers each pair with a menu item.
Appalachian Pale Ale: Kick Back Burger | Black Bear Ale: Fish Sandwich | Cherokee Red Ale: Brewmaster Pizza | Helles: any burger | IPA: Spicy Boneless Wings | Mountain Light: Thunder Road Wings
Smoky Mountain Brewery Gatlinburg Location
Smoky Mountain Brewery’s Gatlinburg location combines the look of a traditional Bavarian beer hall with a mountain ski lodge. This restaurant boasts an enclosed deck that overlooks Calhoun’s Village and the Smoky Mountains.
The Gatlinburg location is perfect those visiting the attractions along the Parkway, guests staying in a downtown Gatlinburg hotel and beer enthusiasts searching for a frothy glass.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Gatlinburg Address
Smoky Mountain Brewery is located at 1004 Parkway, Gatlinburg.
Smoky Mountain Brewery Gatlinburg Hours
Smoky Mountain Brewery’s Gatlinburg location is open daily from 11 a.m.–1 a.m. The kitchen closes at midnight.
Events at Smoky Mountain Brewery
Smoky Mountain Brewery hosts a number of events throughout the year, including live music, team trivia, karaoke and SINGO. SINGO is a mix of bingo and music.
Football fans will want to root on their favorite teams from Smoky Mountain Brewery. The restaurant has plenty of screens that show every NFL game.