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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro Earns 5 Year Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro Earns 5 Year Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Posted in Bistro on Jun 05, 2019

The Appalachian Bistro at Dancing Bear Lodge was voted one of the top 25 most romantic restaurants in America by TripAdvisor. Read our latest blog post to see the steps we took to create an unforgettable experience in the Great Smokey Mountains.

Chef Shelley's Ambrosia Salad

Chef Shelley's Ambrosia Salad

Posted in Bistro, Recipes on May 30, 2019

Chef Shelley Cooper brings her culinary skills to the table with a unique twist on a classic recipe. Check out her recipe for Ambrosia Salad and try making it yourself!

Make Your Smoky Mountain Wedding Memorable With These Tips

Make Your Smoky Mountain Wedding Memorable With These Tips

Posted in Smoky Mountain Wedding Venues on Apr 25, 2019

Read our latest blog post on some tips to make sure that your Smoky Mountain wedding is an unforgettable experience. We'll cover the main things you need to consider to make sure you and your guests have the best time possible.

Sunday Brunch at the Bear

Sunday Brunch at the Bear

Posted in All News, Bistro on Apr 11, 2019

The Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is happy to announce that starting Sunday, May 5th we will be opening our doors for brunch! Sunday Brunch at the Bear will be offered every Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm and will feature an incredible a la carte menu from our award-winning culinary team in addition to bottomless mimosas and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar!

OpenTable: Dancing Bear Among 'Best Restaurants in Knoxville' Area

OpenTable: Dancing Bear Among 'Best Restaurants in Knoxville' Area

Posted in Bistro on Feb 26, 2019

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro has been recognized in several categories of OpenTable’s 2019 Diner’s Choice Awards, including Best Ambiance, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasions, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, American, and Best Restaurants in Knoxville. From the service to the food, people are loving the experience we offer at Dancing Bear.

America's 25 Most Romantic Restaurants

America's 25 Most Romantic Restaurants

Posted in All News, Bistro, Events on Feb 01, 2019

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is proud to have been named one of America's 25 Most Romantic Restaurants, just in time for Valentine's Day. Dancing Bear is serving up a gorgeous menu offering all week long, so for those who may prefer to miss out on all the hustle and bustle of the day of activities, we are serving up a week of cupid's finest. With our Valentine's Special Menu available from February 13th through February 17th, the Valentine's Dinner at Dancing Bear is available through a regularley scheduled dinner reservation.

2019 Events

2019 Events

Posted in All News, Events on Dec 14, 2018

Announcing the 2019 Events Schedule for Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro. Plan your trip to the Peaceful Side of the Smokies around the best events of 2019.

Dancing Bear Brand Apparel Now Available

Dancing Bear Brand Apparel Now Available

Posted in All News on Dec 03, 2018

Just in time for the holidays, Dancing Bear Lodge has expanded our online store to give our guests the ability to enjoy a bit of the Smoky Mountain experience wherever home may be. Now you can look stylish, stay warm this winter, and show your love for Dancing Bear while on the go.

Beautiful Options Make Dancing Bear Stand Out Among Wedding Venues in the Tennessee Mountains

Beautiful Options Make Dancing Bear Stand Out Among Wedding Venues in the Tennessee Mountains

Posted in All News on Nov 21, 2018

A picture-perfect country wedding in the Smokies is something most brides and grooms dream about. For your consideration, Dancing Bear Lodge and our sister property, Apple Valley Mountain Village, offer a wide range of options and multiple wedding venues in the Tennessee Mountains to accommodate a variety of needs and budgets.

Tourism Award Winner - 2018 Best of Blount Award with Peyton Manning

Tourism Award Winner - 2018 Best of Blount Award with Peyton Manning

Posted in All News, Events on Nov 02, 2018

"Future NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and University of Tennessee icon Peyton Manning wowed nearly 1,000 attendees Thursday night as the Blount Partnership celebrated its 17th annual Best of Blount Awards ceremony." The Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro was awarded the honor of the 2018 Best of Blount Tourism Award. "The Best of Blount Awards focus on the Blount County community as a whole rather than only on the business sector. It celebrates those individuals and businesses that give their time and resources to make this area an outstanding place to live and work."
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