OUR TOWNSEND TN RESTAURANT


Chef Shelley’s Sunday Supper – $35

Experience the unique culinary flair of Executive Chef Shelley Cooper each Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday evening! Chef Shelley creates a special 3-course dining menu which changes weekly. Reservations recommended.


At our Townsend TN Restaurant, Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, we know that great food begins with fresh, quality sourced ingredients. On our menu, you’ll find dishes that are familiar and steeped in tradition yet enhanced with bold new dashes of flavor and component combinations that may surprise and delight you.

Dancing Bear provides a premium lodging experience. We bring the same commitment to excellence to our restaurant. Whether enjoying a romantic dinner for two or bringing the extended family together for a celebratory meal, we want your night out in Townsend to be a very special experience. We offer a refined assortment of regionally inspired dishes — all served among rustic surroundings and calming wooded vistas.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is under the direction of Shelley Cooper. From time to time, we will bring in distinguished guest chefs for special dining events.

This is an exciting time as we host families gathering for weddings, corporate & private events, as well as friends and old classmates enjoying long-awaited reunions.

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Our Hours

Wednesday - Sunday, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To make reservations, call (865) 336-2138 or visit OpenTable.com

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