If you read my Blue Plate Special critiques, (And shame on you if you do not) then The Smoky Mountain Brewery restaurant on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is no stranger. Tonight’s offering was a simple choice, and with the restaurant crowded but not over flowing, we were seated quickly and positioned our table to the TV with the football game of our choice.
Our waitress was bubbly and took our drink and dinner order and in a short time, rolls and drinks were at our table. The rolls were hot, fresh, and tasted very good. Of course they tasted home made, not known if they actually were, but tasted so.
My order was a chage up from the standard menu. I ordered the chicken planks and a baked potato with butter. I saw an order of chicken go to a table next to us and they looked delicious. A few minutes later, my eyes were correct.
The chicken was hot, fresh, juicy, the batter spicy enough and cooked golden brown to almost perfection. The taste, delicious.
The baked potato was hot, well cooked, and completed the meal. A cold diet Coke was a refreshing addition to the meal.
The portion was adequate, not to much, not to little. the meal was filling and I left felling full but not bloated.
The cost was reasonable, $13 dollars before tip. Yes, only $13 dollars.
The Grassy Knoll Institute scores 4 out of 5 shots and recommends Smoky Mountain Brewery in Gatlinburg for dinner.
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