When we’re hungry and only a delicious burger can hit the spot, we head to these restaurants to satisfy our craving in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.


Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill

A perfect hangout spot with friends, Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill has a relaxed vibe. Featuring live music and great grub, this bar is a great place to unwind and kick back a few drafts with a tasty burger.

Try This: Burning Bear Burger

Served with ghost pepper cheese, jalapenos, and spicy mayo, this burger is on fire!


Three Jimmy’s

With its laidback atmosphere, Three Jimmy’s feels like a perfect spot to hangout and taste some burgers and brews. At first glance, the space seems like a mish-mash of tables and decor, but that is part of the charm of this local favorite. Diners can hear live music almost every night, and the menu has a large selection of burgers to choose from.

Try This: The Three Jimmy

This massive burger comes with three juicy patties, mushrooms, caramelized onions, Applewood-smoked bacon, and smoked gouda sauce sandwiched between a crispy brioche bun.


Pancake Pantry

The European mountain village aesthetic combined with the restaurant’s unique name may make the Pancake Pantry an odd entry on a best burger list. However, breakfast is not the only food this eatery excels at creating. Everything here is made from scratch, and that includes the menu’s 5 featured burgers, each tasty in its own right. Ranging from Creole-inspired creations and a filling veggie burger, the Pancake Pantry manages to offer fare to please more than just pancake aficionados.

Try This: The Viennaburger

This savory and sweet combination comes with a ground beef patty mixed with garlic, onion, and spices. Topped with sauerkraut, lettuce, and a sweet pepper sauce, this burger has true Old World charm.


Farmer’s Burger Barn & Brewery

Juicy, hand-pattied ground chuck burgers await visitors at Farmer’s Burger Barn & Brewery. Burgers here are made fresh to order, and hungry patrons are served warm buns baked daily at a local bakery. Choose from three types of bread, six kinds of sauces, and premium toppings. The barn also features a microbrewery, bar, and plenty of seating.

Try This: Mountain Burger

This behemoth of a burger is over a full pound of meat! Two half-pound beef patties, pork barbecue, jalapeno bacon, tomato, fried onion petals, cole slaw, and smoked gouda cheese are all nestled between two buns to make every burger lover’s dream a reality.


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