Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are home to a variety of hidden gems that bring you delicious food at unreal prices! Today, we are breaking down our top 10 choices for cheap eats in the Smokies! We hope you’re hungry!

1. Pigeon Forge Deli

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Located at 159 E Wears Valley Rd #13, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863,

This classic staple offers subs, sandwiches, and soft pretzels at absurdly low prices! Pigeon Forge Deli boasts a perfect 5-star rating on Tripadvisor. Great food plus affordable prices makes this a must-stop during your lunch break!

2. Lil Black Bear Cafe

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located at 3068 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Lil Black Bear Cafe specializes in breakfast, sandwiches, soups, and salads. Most menu items range around the $5 mark, but the portion sizes are large enough to fill you up!

3. Mel’s Classic Diner

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located at 119 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Mel’s Diner proudly boasts the title of the highest-rated budget-friendly restaurant in Pigeon Forge! Mel’s features an array of classic breakfast, lunch and dinner options but they are famous for their HUGE banana splits!

4. Reagan’s House of Pancakes

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Located at 3516 Parkway and 2820 Parkway

Reagan’s House of Pancakes features an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet for ONLY $8.99! Reagan’s can be found at 2 locations on the Parkway.

5. Smokie’s Cuban Cafe

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Located at 3526 Parkway #4, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863.

If you’re looking to spice up your lunch break with some classic Cuban cuisine, then Smokies Cuban Cafe is the place for you! Most breakfast items range around $5 and most lunch/dinner options range between $7 and $10!

6. Smoky’s Pancake Cabin

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Located at 4235 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Smoky’s Pancake Cabin offers picturesque pancakes that are almost too pretty to eat! You’re looking at averaging between $7 and $10 dollars per plate at this delicious eatery.

7. Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill

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Located at 3965 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill features classic Mexcian-American favorites at extremely low prices. A plate from Cielito’s averages between $5 and $7.

8. Parton’s Deli

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Located at 332 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Parton’s Deli brings you all of your favorite American deli classics at unbeatable prices. Everything on the menu is $5.99 or less!

9. Hot Diggity Dawg

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Located at 968 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Hot Diggity Dawg brings you home-style hot dogs and street tacos at low prices. You can find a detailed menu by clicking HERE.

10. Bob’s Burgers

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Located at 1386 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

This 50’s style diner features all of your American diner favorites ranging from only $2-$6!

We hope you enjoyed reading our picks for the top 10 cheap eats in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Do you agree with our picks? Shoot us an email to contact@topjump.com to leave us any feedback or to request any future blogs. Also, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to be notified when new blogs are posted.