Kids Eat Free at These Pigeon Forge Buffet and All-You-Can-Eat Style Restaurants

Part of the excitement of going on vacation is the chance to experience new things and try new foods. The problems a lot of parents face is that most kids tend to be rather picky eaters. Luckily, there are a lot of Pigeon Forge buffet and all-you-can-eat style restaurants that rise to the challenge of allowing parents to be adventurous while keeping kids happy. Plus, to top it all off, at a lot of these Pigeon Forge buffets kids can eat for free.

Golden Corral

Known as America’s favorite buffet style restaurant, the Golden Corral has offerings all the way from Asian-style chicken to slow-cooked pot roast. There is no doubt that every member of your family will find something new and delicious to try at this Pigeon Forge buffet. Before you leave be sure to stop by the extensive dessert bar! With cupcakes, cakes, ice cream, pie, pudding and more, your sweet tooth will be thanking your for days to come. Don’t forget kids 3-years-old and younger eat for free at this Pigeon Forge buffet.

Huck Finn’s Catfish

On top of their freshly prepared “Mark Twain Dinners” including fried frog legs, Huck Finn’s Catfish also offers all you can eat portions of their pond raised catfish, Southern fried chicken or a combination of the two. All meals are also served with bottomless servings of their “vittles” which include baked white beans with turkey ham, fresh coleslaw, hushpuppies and your choice of fries or mashed potatoes. The best part for parents is children ages three and under eat for free at Huck Finn’s Catfish restaurant in Pigeon Forge.


Shoney’s is a combination of a sit down restaurant and Pigeon Forge buffet. Guests can order off the menu, or help themselves to the all-you-can-eat selection that varies daily. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this Pigeon Forge buffet will cure any hunger cravings you and your family might have. Children four and under eat for free at Shoney’s.

Wood Grill Buffet (5 and under)

Wood Grill Buffet in Pigeon Forge offers one of the best selections of Southern-style selections in town. However, the choices don’t end there. This Pigeon Forge buffet also offers guests a tour around the world with their Asian, Italian and Southwestern offerings. Still not sure this is the best place for you? Three words, caramel fondue fountain. Wood Grill Buffet has one of the best dessert bars sure to please any member of your family. To top it off, children five and under eat free, and children ages 6-10 are half off.


After you and your family have your fill at a Pigeon Forge buffet, unwind in one of our bubbling hot tubs, or spend time with family watching a movie in one of our theater cabins. To see a full list of our Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabins, visit the ‘Cabin Rentals’ tab our website. There you will also find great specials and packages to help save money on your next Smoky Mountain family vacation.