Hungry for a meal with no prep or clean-up during your camping or glamping vacation at Little Arrow Outdoor Resort? Whether you’re ready to enjoy a casual lunch outside with your pups (canine and/or human), or you’re in the mood for a 5-star dinner feast with your O.A.O. (One and Only), within 5 miles from Little Arrow you’ll find six restaurants that will tickle your tastebuds!
Apple Valley Mountain Village & Cafe
Driving distance from LAOR: 4.3 miles
Offering a double-stack of pancakes with toppings from their amazing Pancake Topping Bar, Apple Valley Cafe serves a delicious Southern-style breakfast daily until 11 am that will wake you up with a smile. Sleeping late? No problem: a variety of burgers, fresh salads, and sandwiches await, and don’t forget to order their world-famous fried apple pies topped with cinnamon and sugar for dessert!
Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro
Driving distance from LAOR: 4.1 miles
With culinary delights inspired by the restaurant’s Great Smoky Mountains surroundings, you’ll enjoy impeccable service at the award-winning Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro. Their menu features farm-to-table fresh produce grown on-site, and adult beverage selections that will please every palate. Named one of America’s 25 Most Romantic Restaurants by TripAdvisor, the Bistro is the perfect getaway for two!
Little River Pub & Deli
Driving distance from LAOR: 3.1 miles
After a long day enjoying the many fun activities at Little Arrow, stop by the Little River Pub & Deli to enjoy perfectly grilled panini sandwiches along with Moonshine Meatball appetizers and a wide selection of craft beers. Indoor seating is available, but guests simply love the relaxing back patio and beer garden overlooking the Little River. Bring the whole gang – vegetarian and kid’s meals are available!
Trailhead Steak & Trout House
Driving distance from LAOR: 2.1 miles
For a meal that will satisfy, try Trailhead Steak & Trout House’s cooked-to-order hand-cut steaks and hearty sides, served with piping hot fresh rolls with cinnamon butter. Don’t let the name fool you – along with their “legendary” trout, Trailhead offers a variety of fresh fish including salmon, shrimp, and catfish, and their unique burger creations include the Black Raspberry Brown Sugar Bacon Burger.
Peaceful Side Social Brewery + Craft Kitchen
Driving distance from LAOR: 1.8 miles
Grab fritters, a Fig and Pear Pizza, and a craft brew at Townsend’s Peaceful Side Social Brewery + Craft Kitchen, where guests describe the experience as “understated decadence”. Along with their chef-driven menu, the new restaurant has made preservation and education a part of their identity. With each purchase, Peaceful Side supports four Townsend non-profits: Townsend/Cades Cove Gateway Alliance, Little River Watershed Association, Tremont Institute, and Keep Blount Beautiful.
Burger Master Drive-In
Driving distance from LAOR: .5 miles
Located just across E. Lamar Alexander Parkway from the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, the Burger Master serves up a pet and family-friendly casual outdoor dining experience. Overlooking the Little River, Burger Master’s drive-in menu includes a variety of juicy burgers (including a veggie option) and chocolate-dipped soft-serve ice cream cones. Check their website for seasonal hours!