Blueberry pancakes at Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg, TN
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Where to Get Pancake Stacks in the Smoky Mountains

This region is a pancake lover's heaven.

If you're headed to the Smokies, you should sink your fork into a sky-high pile of scratch-made pancakes in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. The Smokies are a pancake lover's heaven. From creative varieties you couldn't even dream of to traditional, fluffy cakes topped with sweet maple syrup, here are some pancake restaurants to order a stack or two. 

Pancake Pantry - Gatlinburg

Pancake Pantry was Tennessee's first pancake house. Since 1960, they've continued to bring guests back with made-from-scratch recipes that do not disappoint. Choose one of the more creative stacks of pancakes like banana pineapple, Australian apple-walnut, apricot-lemon or sweet potato pancakes. You can even choose Parisienne pancakes - whole strawberries wrapped in three delicately thin crepes; or Swedish pancakes - egg butter crepes stuffed with lingonberries imported from Sweden and served with lingonberry butter, powdered sugar and lemon wedges.

Log Cabin Pancake House - Gatlinburg

Enjoy breakfast all day in a welcoming and warm atmosphere at Log Cabin Pancake House. You'll find chocolate or white chocolate chip pancakes, raisin-nut pancakes, traditional pancakes topped with powdered sugar and silver dollar pancakes in a stack of four, eight or 15. The Caribbean pancakes that have sliced bananas, nuts, coconut and powdered sugar. The Pigs in a Blanket are three-link sausages rolled in a pancake and served with hot syrup and whipped margarine. 

Sawyer's Farmhouse Breakfast - Pigeon Forge

Give your day a sweet start at Sawyer's Farmhouse Restaurant with pecan pancakes or Hershey's chocolate chip pancakes or pancakes with M&M's baked inside and topped with M&M's and powdered sugar. The strawberry & banana pancakes are cooked with bananas inside then topped with strawberry topping, more bananas and powdered sugar. You can go classic with the old-fashioned pancakes served with butter and hot syrup, too. 

Flapjack's Pancake Cabin - Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & Sevierville

With locations in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Flapjack's Pancake Cabin serves up stacks throughout the Smokies. Order a four-pancake stack of mixed berry pancakes with blackberries, blueberries and strawberries. Enjoy buttermilk pancakes with bananas and topped with peanut butter sauce, Reese's peanut butter pancakes featuring chocolate chip pancakes topped with crumbled Reese's, peanut butter sauce, chocolate syrup and whipped cream. Buttermilk, strawberry, blueberry, pecan and chocolate chip pancakes are also great choices.

Smoky Mountain Pancake House - Pigeon Forge 

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Stop in to Smoky Mountain Pancake House for melt-in-your-mouth buttermilk pancakes. Choose from pancakes filled and topped with pecans, chocolate chips, mountain blueberries and strawberries. Dig into Belgian waffles, French toast and Pigs in a Blanket - sausage links tucked into three buttermilk pancakes. 

Five Oaks Farm Kitchen - Sevierville

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Stick your fork into a giant, thick stack of griddle cakes from Five Oaks Farm Kitchen. Choose a topping like fresh strawberries, bananas and brown sugar, warm blueberry compote and warm maple syrup. The buckwheat cakes are a must as well as the homemade, farm-size cinnamon roll, breakfast casseroles and eggs Benedict.

Smoky's Pancake Cabin - Pigeon Forge

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You'll find made-from-scratch pancakes at Smoky's Pancake Cabin, located along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Try the unique pineapple upside down pancakes, lemon berry, cheesecake and gluten-free pancakes. Biscuits and gravy and the smoked sausage scrambler - hash browns topped with eggs, smoked sausage, fire-roasted peppers and onions and Monterey and cheddar cheeses - make any morning great.

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