Since 1960 the Oliver family has been cooking and serving up great traditional Tennessee country food to locals & travelers passing over Monteagle Mountain, between Nashville and Chattanooga on old US 41 & 64 and Interstate 24.
The Smoke House is located just off Interstate 24 - Exit 134 at the top of Monteagle Mountain and now features not only the famous Jim Oliver's Smoke House Patio Grill, but also the Smoke House Mountain Lodge, 21 Smoke House Vacation Cabins, and Live Music every weekend. The Smoke House is a true "Mountain Retreat Getaway" for couples, families, and groups; and the area is rich with many historic & scenic attractions, outdoor adventures, hiking, waterfalls, & bluff views, antique shops, cafes, and a host of motor touring back road sightseeing trips around the mountains and hollows of the South Cumberland Mountains.
The family owned & operated nostalgic Patio Grill has grown into a "must see when in Tennessee" stop over for travelers. Open Friday & Saturday from 11:00am to 9:30pm pm. Sunday 11:00am to 6:00pm; live music every weekend. There is plenty of room in the Smoke House dining rooms for all size groups, so if you're traveling as a couple, or as a group, the Smoke House has room for you.
The Smoke House lodging facilities offer a variety of accommodations in vacation Cabins and Lodge rooms for travelers; it is an excellent & affordable quiet place for one night stop overs, weekend getaways, family or business retreats, couples night out, or family vacations. The Log & Timber Frame Cabins feature wood burning fireplaces, private Jacuzzi tubs, kitchens, front porches, and lots of privacy. The Lodge is Timber Frame style construction with wood plank boardwalks, wooden spindles, post & beam support timbers, which all enhance the rugged Mountain Lodge experience. The lodge room furnishings are mission style dark mahogany, wood floors, slate limestone vanity areas, new comfortable beds, flat screen TV, wireless internet, and complete room upgrades done in 2015. All features and accommodations are shown and described on the web page at TheSmokeHouse.com; see text, video, and virtual tours at the web site. Also described here you can find out about all the area attractions, shopping, historic, and scenic features around Monteagle Mountain. For Lodging Reservations, call 1-800/489-2091 to speak with a reservations operator. The Smoke House is pet friendly.
Every weekend Live Music is featured at the Smoke House Patio Grill live music stage, cabaret style seating w/tables, no cover charge, food & beverages are served during the show, a cozy candle lit room for couples, but if you have your family with you bring the kids, it's family friendly. Music Friday 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Saturday 4:30pm to 9:30pm. Legendary as well as up & coming Singer Songwriter Music Artist perform music and lyrics they have written; and they’ll tell you their story about how they came about to write the lyrics and if any noted major music artist have recorded it. The music varies from pop, to blues, to soul, some bluegrass, folk, and a little country makes the all the shows unique every time. Each show features the primary artist or group first, starting at 7pm for 2 hours. Then, another featured artist or group may perform for an hour. To end up the evening, a Nashville style songwriter round is next which features 3 or 4 songwriters singing and performing their songs in rotation for about an hour or more. What's unique about songwriters is that you are actually watching and hearing songs sung by the original songwriter artist who wrote them; its really interesting to hear their version of the song. You may be watching a person sing their song which was ultimately recorded by great artist such as Toby Keith, or Keith Urban, Hank Williams, Jr., Elton John, Tim McGraw, Kenny Rogers, and many, many others.
The Smoke House is a convenient place to stay for many of the top area Festivals, State Parks, Attractions, and Cities. Festivals such as Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester TN, the CMA Country Music Association Fan Fair in Nashville TN, the Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburgh TN, Web School Arts & Craft Festival & Moon Pie Festival in Bell Buckle TN, the Polly Crockett Festival in Winchester TN, Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Sewanee TN, Festival of Lessons & Carols Sewanee TN, the University of the South Sewanee TN, Thunder on the Rock motorcycle festival in Monteagle TN, Monteagle Arts & Crafts Festival, and the Beersheba Springs Arts & Crafts Festival. Hiking, sightseeing, bluffs, vistas, waterfalls at South Cumberland State Park, fishing & boat rental at several places around the area Tim’s Ford State Park and Tim’s Ford Lake, Nickajack Lake at the Tennessee River, Normandy Lake near Tullahoma TN, the Elk River and the Sequatchie River, Indian artifacts at Russell Cave National Historic Site in Stevenson AL. Distillery tours at Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg TN, George Dickel Distillery in Normandy TN. Attractions in Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville AL are just a short drive from the convenience of Monteagle TN.
The Smoke House Restaurant is a convenient place to eat with great food choices and close to The Caverns & Bluegrass Underground at Pelham Tennessee, the South Cumberland State Park, Fiery Gizzard Trail, Savage Gulf natural area, Adventure Off Road Park in South Pittsburg. Big Foot Adventure RV Camping ZIP Line on Baggenstoss Farm near Tracy City. The Smoke House Restaurant is a great place to eat and has been serving authentic food since 1960, and is convenient place to stay & lodging near Sewanee & University of The South.
For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Smoke House Patio Grill HOT FOOD COLD BEER COOL LIVE MUSIC directly.