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Pigeon River Smokehouse

3105 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“fried okra” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
3105 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The food in the smoke house is really good, especially the Brisket and the Philly stake. The employees are nice and the food is good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KeliS630
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We camp & raft nearby. The Smokehouse & Grocery provide lunch & dinner several times on our trip. We used to buy beer & sit on the porch during storms, but the porch has since been enclosed to make dining area for the Smokehouse. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Magellanizer
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Just a gas station with a grill in it. We only chose this place, because the #1 place appeared to be small building behind the house. I know try not to judge a book by its cover; BUT Pigeon River looked better, but only had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JeffH390
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in before our rafting trip to get something to eat. The bbq was awesome. Would recommend stopping by and checking this place out if you are in the area.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

More than just a gas station!! The food here is awesome. The staff is friendly and food is always fresh and hot.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carol7275
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My family go here every year after we finishing rafting. Great selection of food, drinks, snacks, etc. Friendly people.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Phyllis L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The only thing I could even recommend is the nuggets. We ordered the pulled pork and the brisket. It looked like they had scraped the bottom of the pan to get the left over meat and then threw some BBQ sauce on top. The fried...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Pulled off to get gas and found this gem. Very good BBQ sandwich out of a gas station. They offered all types of BBQ with sides and seemed popular as it was busy. Very friendly service, order at counter and they bring it to you.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate here after rafting and the food was tasty and plentiful. We had the pulled pork sandwiches, fries and slaw. The slaw was sweet but very tasty. The food was fresh and flavorful. It really hit the spot after a busy morning!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank dodabaker
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The kids in our group were starving after our rafting trip with Rafting in the Smokies so they headed over to PRS for some ribs, pulled pork, grilled cheeses, slaw, fries and onion rings. They ate it ALL!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank unrefined_life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3105 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hartford
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