Smokies Cuban Cafe

Looking for something a little different than the usual fare that you find along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge? If your tongue happens to prefer being stimulated by a variety of tastes, let us suggest that you try a dish at the Smokies Cuban Cafe sooner rather than later.

Located at 3526 Parkway between light Nos. 7 and 8 in Pigeon Forge, Smokies Cuban Cafe is THE place in the Smoky Mountains to find authentic homemade Cuban dishes, pastries and turnovers. Actual Cuban visitors have given the restaurant high marks for its Cuban offerings.

It’s not just lunch and dinner that’s being served at Smokies Cuban Cafe, their breakfast menu is very unique. From toasted Cuban bread and butter to a hearty breakfast featuring a tomato sandwich with salt, garlic and olive oil on Cuban bread. If it’s something more locally-based that you prefer, eggs and ham, or an omelet can be found on the menu as well.

Moving on to the lunch menu, you’ll find the traditional Cuban sandwich, a Cuban burger, steak or pork. One of the highlights on the lunch menu is the croquette sandwich made with ham, pork and croquettes.

The dinner menu, which if you choose can also be ordered from at lunch, is loaded with Cuban delights. From masitas d puerco (fried pork chunks) to bistec empanisado (breaded steak) or ropa vieja (shredded beef). There’s bistec pollo (grilled chicken steak) for all the chicken lovers out there. And ohhhhh those side…. Choose from stuffed potato, empanadas, plantains, tostones, croquettes or black beans. Both lunch and dinner entrees come with a choice of three sides.

At Smokies Cuban Cafe you can eat there, order take-out, have it delivered, or have an event catered.

Smokies Cuban Cafe is open Monday – Saturday, 10 am-10pm. For additional information call 865-365-1700 or check them out online at

After you visit Smokies Cuban Cafe, check out our list of BEST Pigeon Forge restaurants if you’re going to be in the area for bit and enjoy all the delicious offerings that can be found in Pigeon Forge.

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