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Best 5 Pancake Houses in Gatlinburg

by Millie

Did you know Gatlinburg is the pancake capital of the South?  There are so many pancakes houses in Gatlinburg it can be hard to know which place to choose to get your flapjack fix.   We’ve picked five pancake houses in Gatlinburg that stack up above the rest.

Award-winning pancake creations, towering stacks and secret syrup recipes make this one of the best places to fill up on everybody’s favorite breakfast food.  We’ve picked five of the best Pancakes houses in Gatlinburg.  Stop by one of these restaurants for breakfast and you’ll some of the best pancakes in the South.


Atrium Pancakes

Anyone looking for a quick and satisfying meal will love Atrium Pancakes in Gatlinburg. Perfect for breakfast or lunch, Atrium is a Smoky Mountain staple with a loyal following. The star of Atrium’s menu is undisputedly the Baked Apple Pancake. Cooked until golden brown and served with plenty of butter and syrup, this thick pancake is completely stuffed with warm apples.

Trust us, you’ve never had a pancake quite like this! In addition to 25 types of flapjacks, Atrium is known for its country ham, Belgian waffles, massive club sandwiches, and Eggs Benedict.

432 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Pancake Pantry

Since 1960 when the Pancake Pantry became Tennessee’s first pancake house, visitors to Gatlinburg have made dining with us a tradition. What keeps them coming back? It’s the real butter, the honest-to-goodness fresh whipped cream and everything made from scratch. And it’s also the warm atmosphere of century-old brick, rich oak and rustic copper.

Becoming a tradition requires a special quality, a commitment to excellence, a willingness to experiment, test and develop new dishes for your pleasure and delight, while retaining the favorites from years past.

628 Parkway • Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Log Cabin Pancake House

A top secret sauce is the signature of the Log Cabin Pancake House.  The recipe for their special Royale Sauce is such a top secret, only three people are entrusted with it.  The cream-cheese based sauce is heaven poured on top of their mouth-watering French Toast Royale.

Pour it over an order of silver dollar pancakes for a delightful change from the standard maple flavors. Log Cabin Cornmeal Pancakes, and the Pancake Royale (topped with banana wedges and a cream cheese sauce). It’s easy to see why the Log Cabin is one of the top destinations for pancakes in Gatlinburg!

4235 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

327 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Flapjacks Pancake Cabin

With three locations in Gatlinburg, you are never too far away from a Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin. Founded in 2001, Flapjack’s serves up old fashioned pancakes inspired by the hotcakes the owner’s grandmother used to make. Anyone with a serious sweet tooth will love Flapjack’s Reese’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Pancakes, made with chocolate and peanut butter chips and topped with peanut butter sauce and whipped cream.

Guests who are looking for something a little healthier will enjoy their Multi-Grain & Nuts Pancakes. Any of the pancakes at Flapjack’s can be ordered gluten free, making this restaurant ideal if one of your family members has an allergy or is on a diet.

146 Parkway Gatlinburg, Tn 37738

478 E Pkwy Hwy 321 Gatlinburg, TN 37738

956 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Little House of Pancakes

Looking for a tall stack of flapjacks?  Then head to Little House of Pancakes.  They use 20 ounces of buttermilk batter used to make a foot-wide All You Can Eat flapjack that’ll put your breakfast hunger to the test. That’s price you can’t beat!  Blueberry, pecan, peach, strawberry, and chocolate chip are just a few of the flavorful pancake concoctions on the menu.

807 E Pkwy Gatlinburg, TN 37738


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