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Howard's Steakhouse

976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-3600
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife got here bout 8 pm. They seated us outside by the creek. She had a bloody Mary, which she said was delicious. My long island tea was average. We ordered off the days special menu. She ordered fresh trout and steamed...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For steak go no where else this is the place. Not a chain and the atmosphere is wonderfully Smoky mountain welcoming. Steaks are excellent, good sides, mixed drinks are very good and the staff is excellent and warm. Outback dining on the rumbling creek is...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family came here for dinner. My wife and I got the steak for 2 she got the filet I got the ribeye both steaks were perfect. Baked potato was over cooked and dry and the broccoli was under done . The steaks were amazing...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is locally owned and one of the oldest restaurants in Gatlinburg, and once inside you can tell it is pretty old by the need for updating. We recommend patio seating if available. We had the couple steak selection with a ribeye and a filet...More

Thank afrench313
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was right across the Parkway from our hotel. It is one of the oldest individual owned businesses in Gatlinburg. Prices seem to be a little high but the burger was huge for the same price you get at a chain. It was cooked perfectly...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I stopped by on our way back to our motel for a drink? The manager was outside and was friendly so we went in. They were done serving food but we sat at the bar and chatted with the barmaid and some...More

Thank cstrachan9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Howard's last night because I wanted steak. I go to Texas Roadhouse a lot home, and like to patrionize the local mom & pop places when I can especially on vacation. Plus I really like to try different places. Now this isn't...More

Thank AndyK1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stood at the front door waiting to be seated and a very trashy looking waitress said she would be right with us. Waited some more and another waitress came and brought us to our table. Waiter very hard to understand and found out he...More

Thank Nuttyrd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here over Memorial Day 2017. Nice little find. Being at the end of the strip it was a little more laid back and quiet when compared to other restaurants in Gatlinburg. I recommend eating out on the back patio. If you are there...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here with some friends while we were in Gatlinburg. They promptly seated us with combined 4 kids and were very accommodating. The food was great.

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Katy B
7 February 2017|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
The ribs and pulled pork are made from scratch it will melt in your mouth
Stacie D
10 October 2016|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from n2deep0 | Reviewed this property |
eat elsewhere that place is awefull
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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: 976 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-3600
Howard's Steakhouse Restaurant, establish in 1946, is a Gatlinburg Tradition. Voted Best Steaks and Burgers of the Smokies. All our steaks are cut and prepared on site and our famous burgers, also handmade from our Prime and Choice steak trimmings. Howard's is Gatlinburg's oldest restaurant and we are in a renovated 100 year old building with one of the best patios in the Smokies, which is per friendly and located overlooking a river stream. Come see us and enjoy the Best Bloody Mary in town!
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