Best Restaurants In Townsend, TN


From cozy restaurants serving homemade Southern comfort food to elegant dining with breathtaking mountain views, Townsend's diverse restaurants offer a taste of authentic Appalachian hospitality.

White Frame Corner

Discover the culinary gems of Townsend, TN!

Discover the culinary gems of Townsend, TN!

Known for its farm-to-table approach, with all of the produce used coming from local farms and sources.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

They serve dishes such as rainbow trout, Beef Tenderloin, pork chops, and other delicious options.

Whether you're looking for something hearty like steak and burgers or something light like salads and soups, there's something on the menu for everyone to enjoy.

Trailhead Steak & Trout House

Their must-try dishes include fried tomatoes, ribeye steak, and trout.

Nestled in the heart of the town square, Peaceful Side offers an extensive array of craft beers and culinary delights that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Peaceful Side Social Brewery

The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere with plenty of outdoor seating, so you can enjoy your meal while taking in the sights and sounds of the mountain town. 

This historic building originally served as a wedding chapel, but now provides a cozy atmosphere for locals and visitors alike to enjoy some of the finest local brews and bites.

The Abbey

Inside, there are long tables made from the original pews where guests can enjoy the company of friends and family.  And when the weather is nice, they can step outside and take in the view of the river running behind the property.

A classic country cooking eatery that offers the perfect down-home ambiance.

The Riverstone Restaurant

Try their Country Fried Steaks, Smoked Pork Platter, a Veggie Plate, and more!

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