Pigeon Forge is about to be home to a brand new restaurant that is sure to quickly become one of the most popular places to eat in the Smokies! Paula Deen is coming to “butter people up” in the Smokies by opening a restaurant at The Island in Pigeon Forge late this summer in 2014. The name will be Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen and is said to have a budget of $20 million to get it up and running, which makes it one of the highest-funded restaurants in Pigeon Forge! Paula Deen’s Pigeon Forge restaurant will be approximately 20,000 sqft to accommodate what will undoubtedly be large crowds eager to enjoy her southern-style cookin’.
Paula Deen’s restaurant will open shortly after Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville restaurant opens also at The Island in Pigeon Forge this summer.
As we get more information including artist renderings, construction photos, menu, firm opening date, etc we will update this article and feature it in upcoming email newsletters.
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