The Old Mill Restaurant in Pigeon Forge

4 Fantastic Places to Visit at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is a lively tourist destination in the Smoky Mountain area with a rich history. You can see remnants of it in various attractions, one of which is The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge. The centerpiece is a gristmill that was built in 1830. Its use helped foster socialization among farmers to make Pigeon Forge the bustling city that it is today. See The Old Mill in all its glory as you explore the area. Here is a list of 4 fantastic places to visit at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge:

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

No matter when you visit The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, stop at The Old Mill Restaurant for a delicious meal! Start the day with an omelet, pancakes, or French toast paired with a steaming cup of coffee or fresh orange juice. For lunch or dinner, there are equally delicious dishes to choose from including the Deep South Chicken Pot Pie, Southern Fried Chicken, BBQ Country Ribs, or Homemade Meatloaf. All of these entrees come with sides of corn fritters, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a salad. You also can get a dessert! As you enjoy your food, look at the window and admire the views of the Old Mill on the Little Pigeon River and see why it is one of the most photographed mills in America!

2. Pigeon River Pottery

Pigeon River PotteryIf you’re looking for a great souvenir, stop by Pigeon River Pottery to get a beautiful work of art! In 1954, a potter named Douglas Ferguson founded the shop out of what used to be an old tobacco house. The shop continues his legacy by making clay using his original recipe. The talented artisans work hard by molding the clay on the potter’s wheel and then painting it. You can purchase mugs, vases, and more in store or online! Buy them for yourself or as gifts for loved ones! You’ll also see the pottery used at the Pottery House Cafe, one of The Old Mill’s other restaurants. They have great lunch items, such as the Praline Pork Chop or Chicken Salad Sandwich!

3. The Old Mill Creamery

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a “legen-dairy” treat at The Old Mill Creamery. They make ice cream the old-fashioned way, using ingredients from The Old Mill Candy Kitchen and Old Forge Distillery along with seasonal fresh fruit. Some of their signature flavors include Oat Mill Cream Pie and Banana Pudding. Of course, they make classic flavors of Vanilla, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and more! With so many options, everyone will be able to find one they love! Get your chosen flavors in a cone, cup, or in a big sundae!

4. The Old Forge Distillery

Old Forge DistilleryAdult guests will love visiting the Old Forge Distillery! They make delicious spirits from fresh mountain water and stone-ground grains! Get classic moonshine or try it in one of their unique flavors, such as Bananas Foster, and Caramel. They also make cream liqueurs as well. The collection includes Chocolate Coconut, Peanut Butter Cream, and Vanilla Ice Cream. If you want something more basic though, get a refreshing bottle of bourbon, whiskey, gin, or rum. There are so many great choices! If you need help picking one out, come to the Distillery Cocktail Bar to try them in a refreshing drink!

We hope you come visit The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge during your stay with us! Want to find out more about attractions in the area? Check out our other list of great things to do in Pigeon Forge!