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Best Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
+1 865-430-4090
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (373 reviews)
“calzone” (237 reviews)
“salad” (220 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately, based on many positive reviews we chose this restaurant. The garlic knots were swimming in a pool of butter with minced garlic from a jar & powdery Parmesan cheese as a topping. The artichoke crab dip was a minuscule portion and imitation crab for...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not a lot to look at, and on the strip but away from the road, but the food here was outstanding. This is in a plaza across from the Hampton Inn at the far end of the strip. We went for lunch and they had...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We usually don't get pizza while on vacation, mostly because we have 2 superb Pizza parlors near our home. But after hearing good things about this place, we decided to give it a try. Greeted and seated quickly, and ordered very reasonably priced drinks. We...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking for a place out of the tourist craziness with a patio and this fit the bill right next to our hotel Econolodge on the River. Great pizza, pasta and wine, good service on the patio, wonderful views at sunset.

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dinner, was great. Shared a meal. Great dinner and wine. Pinot noir went well with meal. Service was nice and quiet.

Thank Edie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by for a bloody Mary when Jeannie was working on a Friday morning. She truly made the best Bloody Mary I ever had. She was behind the bar making drinks then came out from behind the bar took our food order and delivered...More

Thank lmb859
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went there on our trip to Gatlinburg. Service was fantastic. Chicken Marsala was the best I have ever had. The waitress and the staff made my wife’s birthday fantastic. They went above and beyond. This place also advertises the best Bloody...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my 2nd time visiting this amazing place there will indeed be a 3rd. There was a wait but everyone there was happy to do so. As we were waiting to be seated everyone in line including us were all talking about how this...More

Thank C0dakane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were finishing a hike on a trail talking about where to get dinner. A local hiker happened by and offered this suggestion. We loved it! We will definitely go back when in Gatlinburg again. It is tucked away in the Elk's Plaza so it...More

Thank pbradford2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Italian is the place to go. If you love pizza, pasta, garlic rolls. I had an antipasta salad to die for with a large pizza. Excellent service, great surroundings. Best Italian is known for their Calzones. Their portions are huge. Prices reasonable. Very easy...More

Thank maryjo208
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Do not know but I"m sure that if you call them they will be glad to answer your question, they are a very friendly staffed restaurant. Here is their number 865-436-4345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 968 Parkway Ste 9, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-430-4090
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