Top 10 best coffee shops in the Great Smoky Mountains

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Top 10 best coffee shops in the Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains offer stunning scenery, exciting attractions, and of course, delicious coffee! Whether you're a coffee snob or a casual caffeine seeker, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge have a cup waiting for you. Here's our guide to the top 10 coffee shops in the Great Smoky Mountains, each with its unique charm and offerings.

  1. Heavenly Roast Coffee
Address: 3637 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37862
Hours: Mon-Fri 7AM-2PM, Sat-Sun 8AM-2PM


Spread out and enjoy a spacious coffee haven at Heavenly Roast Coffee. They offer a wide selection of coffee drinks, teas, smoothies, and baked goods, ensuring there's something for everyone. Relax in their comfortable seating and enjoy a leisurely coffee break. This one is our personal fave!
  1. Painted Bear Coffee Co
Address: 522 Buckhorn Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hours: 8AM-6PM

Painted Bear Coffee Co. is your haven for artisanal coffee. They focus on single-origin beans, letting the unique flavors shine through various brewing methods. Pair your perfect cup with a delicious pastry!

  1. Casey's

Address: Multiple locations in Gatlinburg
Hours: Vary by location (generally open early to late)

Need a quick pick-me-up on the go? Casey's, with multiple locations throughout Gatlinburg, is your answer. They offer classic hot and iced coffees alongside convenient snacks and other essentials, perfect for a fast and satisfying coffee break.

  1. Smoky Mountain Coffee & Creamery
Address: 1004 Parkway Suite 401, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-9PM, Sat 8AM-10PM, Sun 8AM-9PM

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Smoky Mountain Coffee & Creamery offers the best of both worlds: a delightful coffee shop and ice cream parlor. Indulge in a rich cup of joe and then cool down with a scoop (or two) of their delicious ice cream. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth alongside a caffeine boost.

  1. Dutch Bros Coffee


197 Forks of River Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37862
Hours: Sun-Thurs 5AM-10PM, Fri & Sat 5AM-11PM
Known for: Drive-thru coffee chain with a focus on bold flavors and creative latte combinations. Offers fast and friendly service.


In a rush but craving a caffeine kick with a twist? Dutch Bros Coffee is your solution. This drive-thru coffee chain is known for its bold flavors and creative latte combinations. Offers friendly service and their friendly baristas will whip you up a delicious drink in no time.

  1. Coffee & Company

Address: 634 Parkway #13, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hours: Sun-Fri 7:30AM-9PM, Sat


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Steeped in history, Coffee & Company is Gatlinburg's oldest family-owned coffee shop. They take pride in fresh-roasted beans, ensuring a flavorful cup every time.  Explore their menu of classic coffee drinks, specialty lattes, and pair your pick with a delectable pastry for a satisfying coffee experience.

  1. Cuppa Gatlin Cafe


458 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30AM-3PM, Fri-Sun 8AM-7PM
Known for: A charming cafe with a warm atmosphere. Offers a variety of coffee drinks, teas, and light lunches.

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Craving a cup of joe in a charming setting? Look no further than Cuppa Gatlin Cafe. This cozy cafe offers a warm atmosphere and a variety of coffee drinks, teas, and light lunches. It's the perfect spot to relax, sip your coffee, and people-watch.


  1. Black Rifle Coffee Company


2655 Teaster Ln. , Pigeon Forge, TN

1836 Parkway Sevierville, TN 37862
Hours: Sun-Sat 8AM-9PM

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Salute your taste buds at Black Rifle Coffee Company! This veteran-owned roaster boasts a patriotic atmosphere and strong brews. Explore their extensive menu of coffees, teas, and grab some merchandise to support a great cause.

  1. Donut Friar

Address: 634 Parkway #15, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hours: Sun-Sat 5AM-6PM

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Satisfy your sweet tooth and caffeine cravings at Donut Friar! With locations in both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, they offer a delightful combination of freshly made donuts and a variety of coffee drinks. It's the perfect stop for a delicious and satisfying coffee break.


This list just scratches the surface of the fantastic coffee scene in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. So grab a cup, explore the shops, and discover your new favorite brew in the heart of the Smoky Mountains!