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Gatlinburg Dining: Ole Red

Area Info : Eat : Family Restaurants : Ole Red in Gatlinburg

Vacations in Gatlinburg have two things in common, no matter the occasion. There must be food. There must be entertainment. At Ole Red in Gatlinburg, everyone in your group will enjoy a perfect combination of food and entertainment, making this restaurant and bar a must-visit while enjoying your Gatlinburg getaway.

About Ole Red

Ole Red was created to provide the FULL country experience that makes your body and taste buds start "boot-scootin'" with what amounts to scratch-made dishes, signature drinks, and live music dialed to 11 and ready to knock your socks off. All you need to do is show up and be prepared for a memorable dining experience no matter the day.

Pump The Music Up

The music is easily one of the best parts about stopping in at Ole Red while in Gatlinburg. It's more than just a local band showing up to play for an evening. The team behind this restaurant focuses on bringing good live music in Gatlinburg. The kind of sound that leads to today's guests becoming tomorrow's country music stars.

With a setup that makes you feel like you're at a concert while enjoying food and drink at the table, this is a wholly unique experience. Order your favorite drink and see if who's playing becomes your new favorite.

The Menu

When not jamming to the music, it's all about the food, and once you look at the menu offerings, your taste buds will be singing loud and proud while enjoying your Gatlinburg dining.


Warm up your appetite with a round or two of starters for the table. There's something for everyone to dig into, so don't be shy.

    • Fried Pickles: Choice of Ole Red Bar-B-Que Sauce, White Bar-B-Que Sauce, or Ranch Dressing.
    • Fried Chicken Wings by the Dozen: House-Seasoned, Celery, Ranch, or Blue Cheese Dressing.
    • Redneck Nachos: Tri-Colored Tortilla Chips, Taco Meat, White Queso, Corn Salsa, Pickled Red Onions, Pickled Jalapeños, Black Olives, Avocado Cream.
    • Southern Fried Cheese Curds: Deep Fried White Cheddar Cheese Curds, Chipotle Ranch.
    • Hillbilly Bone Pig Wings: 4 Battered, Fried, Bone-In Baby Back Ribs Tossed in Molasses Bar-B-Que, Onion Straws, Pickles, Nashville Hot Dust.


Are you in the mood for lighter food? You'll love the salad options.

    • Trash Talkin' Taco Salad: Taco Meat, Tri-Colored Tortilla Chips, Romaine, Corn Salsa, Black Beans, Roma Tomatoes, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Black Olives, Pickled Red Onions, Jalapeños, Lime, Avocado Cream, and Chipotle Ranch.
    • Honky-Tonk Crispy Chicken Salad: Crispy Chicken, Romaine, Roma Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Onions, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Honey Mustard Dressing.
    • Pork Belly Wedge Salad: Iceberg Lettuce, Pork Belly, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onion Straws, Balsamic Glaze, Pecan Bar-B-Que, Ole Red Bar-B-Que, Blue Cheese Dressing.

Burgers and Sandwiches

One of the classic meals of all time. Whether a burger or a sandwich, grab on with both hands and chow down on perfection.

    • Pure BS Burger: Beef Patty, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onion, Pimento Cheese, Bacon Jam, Onion Straws, and Potato Bun.
    • Barn & Grill Burger: Beef Patty, Pulled Pork, Ole Red Bar-B-Que Sauce, Pepper Jack Cheese, Ranch Potato Sticks, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pickles, and Potato Bun.
    • Oklahoma Onion Burger: Beer Onions, American Cheese, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pickles, and Potato Bun.
    • Bluetick Burger: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Red Onion, Pickles, and Potato Bun.


Are you ready for the meal itself? Roll up the sleeves and get ready to tackle your plate.

    • Cornmeal-Fried Catfish: Vinegar Slaw, Natural Cut Fries, Tartar Sauce,
    • Country Fried Chicken: Smashed Potatoes, White Gravy.
    • Nashville Hot Chicken: Country Fried Chicken Tossed in Nashville Hot Sauce, Natural Cut Fries, Vinegar Slaw, Pickles, Texoma Sauce, and White Bread.
    • God's Country Chopped Steak: 10oz. Chopped Steak, Cheddar Smashed Potatoes, Beer Onions, Mushrooms, Onion Straws, and Brown Gravy.
    • Crispy Pork Chop: Breaded Pork Chop, Cheddar Smashed Potatoes, Spiced Cinnamon Apple Chutney, and Mucky Duck Mustard.


Hopefully, you saved room for the encore. Finish the night with one of these tasty treats.

    • Molten Chocolate Cake: Chocolate Cake with Molten Chocolate Ganache, Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce.
    • Lucky Charms Cheesecake: Brulé Tennessee Cheesecake, Chantilly Cream, Red River Berry Sauce, and Lucky Charms™ Marshmallows.

Hours of Operation

The best way to benefit from the experience is to know when Ole Red is open so you can match them to your other plans for a symphony of pure awesome.

    • Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
    • Friday – Saturday: 11:00 am - 12:00 am

Final Thoughts on Ole Red in Gatlinburg

Between the live music and the incredible food, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better way to spend downtime than at Ole Red in Gatlinburg. With so much to enjoy, you'll feel thankful you're staying in our Gatlinburg cabins so you can make repeat visits.


Ole Red
511 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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