Great Steaks - Homemade Food - Catering Services
Welcome To Crystelle Creek
Live Music - Family Friendly - Dog Friendly - Group Friendly
Follow Me To The Tree
Crystelle Creek Restaurant and Grill is one of the most unique Smoky Mountain and Gatlinburg restaurants offering something for everyone; including families, groups, children or a romantic dinner for 2. Our goal is to provide you with the finest dining and entertainment experience in Gatlinburg at an affordable price with professional and friendly service. We are also a Gatlinburg catering service providing in-house catering for wedding receptions, special events, holiday parties, family reunions, group meetings or other special events.
We serve some of Gatinburg's finest trout, steaks, seafood, ribs, chicken, catfish, seafood and signature Italian dishes, as well as great appetizers, soups, salads, burgers and sandwiches, ribs, BBQ, daily chef specials, homemade desserts and full bar service featuring draft beers, bottled beers, cocktails, wine & drink specials. We are also well know for serving up some of the best trout dishes in Gatlinburg and our large meaty ribs are dry rubbed and smoked to perfection and served with BBQ sauce on the side, or enjoy them without sauce. You owe it to yourself to come try the best smoked ribs in Gatlinburg. You can enjoy your meal in one of 2 different dining areas. Enjoy a night of dining with live entertainment or if you prefer you can enjoy dining in a more quiet area of our Gatlinburg restaurant, perfect for a romantic dining experience. If you prefer, you can choose to dine in our enclosed heated sports porch with your beloved pooch as we are one of the few dog friendly restaurants in Gatlinburg. Note: Please call ahead for porch availability so we can make sure we have the heat on (winter season) for your visit.
We are located by the creek on Highway 321 just outside of Gatlinburg adjacent to the Smoky Mountain National Park with ample FREE parking on 2 levels and our restaurant is on the Gatlinburg Trolley route with a trolley stop right in front of the restaurant. Surrounding our restaurant is a creek with large, well landscaped grounds, a Coi Pond, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and water cascading from the roof right over our large picturesque windows. At night look for our cascading lighted 150 foot tree, truly a unique feature for restaurants in Gatlinburg or anywhere in the Smokies. We have plenty of free parking on two levels with easy covered access to the restaurant. The upper parking area provides handicap accessibility to our restaurant.
Crystelle Creek is non-smoking except for outside. We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Seating at our restaurant is based on a first-come first-served basis except for large party reservation requests (parties of 6 or more) and catered events. We do not accept call ahead seating or reservations for parties of less than 6 people.
Our Gatlinburg Family Friendly Restaurant Amenities
Hours: Open 7 days a week from 3 pm daily. Wood fired grill hours 3 pm-9 pm in season, 3-8 pm off season. Special winter and holiday hours apply and are posted on our website. Special reserved hours may apply for booked events prior to opening or after closing.
Handicap accessible side entrance to the restaurant at the top of of the hill. Park in upper level parking for easy access.
Dine In Or Take Out (Pick up only, no delivery service). Please call at least 30 minutes ahead for take out orders.
Fresh homemade menu selections to please virtually everyone with a kids menu.
Full bar offering draft beers, bottled beers, cocktails, wine & drink specials
Daily chef specials and wonderful homemade desserts
Large HDTVs for watching your favorite sports in our bar and sports porch
Live entertainment nightly and special performances by songwriters & musicians
Professional and friendly restaurant staff
Locally owned and operated
Seating at our restaurant is based on a first-come first-served basis except for large party reservation requests (parties of 6 or more and catered events). We do not accept call ahead seating or reservations for parties of less than 6 people.
In-house catering for special events. We do not provide off-site catering.
2 separate dining areas both with creek side seating and large picturesque windows
Ample free parking in our 2 separate parking levels
Gatlinburg trolley stop in front of the restaurant
Handicap accessible via our covered ramp close to the upper parking area
Conveniently located on highway 321 with a Gatlinburg trolley stop at the restaurant
A dog friendly enclosed heated porch with HDTVs. Please call ahead for availability.
We are non-smoking restaurant. Smoking allowed outside only.
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Accepted
Local Sevier County resident discounts
A Gatlinburg family friendly restaurant with children's menu offerings
One of Gatlinburg's best romantic dining restaurants
Member of the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Great Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community
Seating at our restaurant is based on a first-come first-served basis except for large party reservation requests (parties of 6 or more) and catered events. We do not accept reservations for parties of less than 6 people.
Call (865) 430-1551
Gatlinburg Catering Services
We are an in-house Gatlinburg wedding caterer and Gatlinburg catering service for holiday parties, reunions, group meetings or any special event. It is not too early to plan your Gatlinburg wedding reception with Crystelle Creek. We are sorry, but we do not provide off-site catering or catering delivery. We can accomodate small groups or groups as large as 75 at our restaurant. Call (865) 430-1551 for more information or click on the link below for our online catering request.
Crystelle Creek Sports Porch
Come enjoy our covered sports porch. Large screen HDTVs with sports channels, plenty of seating, cozy atmosphere and dog friendly. A great place to relax with friends. We can also cater events on our Sports Porch. Our sports porch is a great alternative to other Gatlinburg sports bars. Note: We highly recommend you call ahead to make sure our sports porch is available and the heat is on during the winter months. The sports porch closes at the same time as the restaurant.
Come dine at Crystelle Creek for some of the best food and best live music in Gatlinburg. Family owned and operated. Bring your friends or family and enjoy great food and music in a casual dining atmosphere. We also specialize in Gatlinburg wedding catering and Gatlinburg special event catering.
What else could you ask for in a Gatlinburg restaurant. Great homemade fresh food, friendly and professional service, romantic dining, family friendly, dog friendly, live music, full bar service, free parking and so much more. Come dine at Crystelle Creek and enjoy one of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN.
Please Note: The sports porch closes at the same time as the restaurant and is non-smoking.
Friends of Crystelle Creek
News, Specials & Entertainment
2019/2020 Winter & Holiday Hours
Winter Hours: 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm
(Hours subject to change)
* Thanksgiving Day: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
* Christmas Eve: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed Christmas Day
* New Years Eve: 3:00 pm - midnight
New Years Day: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
* Reservations recommended
Now accepting reservations for large parties of 6 or more and catered events by phone.
(except the 2nd Monday of every month)
Ben Stroupe performing live at the Creek
Local musicians performing live at the Creek
Wednesday thru Sunday
Starting around 6 pm
Neesee Live On The Keyboard
Starting around 5 pm
Every Second Monday Of The Month
Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival
Hosted by John Condrone
$5 off per bottle on featured wines