Reviews

Great place!
Just happened to see Elvira's going from Townsend back to Pigeon Forge. The atmosphere was cozy, the food was delicious! We had prime rib and both of us received it cooked just right. The mashed potatoes were REAL and very good; the pickled beets very...More ... read more
utwila via tripadvisor.com - Dec 12, 2017
Stopped in for a bite before going to Pigeon Forge
Got to meet Elvira herself! This is a great little place before you hit the hustle and bustle of Pigeon Forge. Folks were very friendly and this is a cozy place. I had the homemade Chicken Soup and my friend had a cheesebuger. Both were...More ... read more
philcentraltexas via tripadvisor.com - Dec 11, 2017
A very good place to eat.They have a very good breakfast and lunch.
Brenda Shirley via google.com - Dec 10, 2017
My husband and I stumbled upon Elvira's Cafe on our way back from Cade's Cove on a Sunday morning.
My husband and I stumbled upon Elvira's Cafe on our way back from Cade's Cove on a Sunday morning. I had the pancakes (I couldn't decide between adding pecans, chocolate chips bananas-so I added all 3�). My husband had the Reuben & potatoes & onions. The food was FANTASTIC! I met the owner herself at the cash register and she was v ... read more
Julie Monnin via facebook.com - Dec 4, 2017
Great place to eat.
Janice Warren via google.com - Dec 2, 2017
Excellent food, and the staff was able to accommodate my son's severe food allergies.
Paul Schmutzler via google.com - Nov 30, 2017
Such a wonderful atmosphere, lovely staff , great owner . Loved every minute big being there . What
Such a wonderful atmosphere, lovely staff , great owner . Loved every minute big being there . What a wonderful place to eat. Thanks again for great time . ���see you soon again xxx ... read more
ნანა ნანიკო via facebook.com - Nov 29, 2017
This is a great place to have breakfast. Nice restaurant with friendly staff. We absolutely loved the quick service and the atmosphere in restaurant.
Prasangi Rajapaksha via google.com - Nov 28, 2017
Great Family Resturant
What a wonderful family restaurant. We had just missed the breakfast cutoff but had a great lunch. The service was great and food was that good old fashioned home cooking.
Krsmith41 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 27, 2017
Last minute choice, awesome choice
We didn’t realize how late it had gotten. We wanted breakfast but it was almost lunch . We stopped in here and though they had stopped serving actual breakfast. They said we could order off the al carte menu so we ordered bacon , sausage...More ... read more
J9115XYmichaelb via tripadvisor.com - Nov 27, 2017
Fabulous breakfast! Very good service! ...
Fabulous breakfast! Very good service! Would highly recommend this place! Don't miss out on the gravy!
ML K. via yelp.com - Nov 25, 2017
Excellent stop. Great home cooking and very friendly staff.
Kenneth Smith via google.com - Nov 22, 2017
Really great food I eat here every week.
SilverZZR via google.com - Nov 22, 2017
Excellent Food & Service ! The BEST Restaurant in Sevierville County !
Chuck Watlington via google.com - Nov 20, 2017
Accident!
I love the road (Hwy 321) between Pigeon Forge and Townsend as there are some breathtaking views. On a recent trip we found this place by accident. Parking lot was full (good sign) so we thought we would give it try. The dining area was...More ... read more
fivesolasturner via tripadvisor.com - Nov 20, 2017
This place is absolutely amazing ...
This place is absolutely amazing. The staff here was incredibly nice, and the restaurant really gives you the feeling of being at home. The burger I ordered tasted delicious and was cooked perfectly. My wife ordered country ham breakfast and her eggs were absolutely delicious. This place doesn't look like much from the outside but wh ... read more
Andrew H. via yelp.com - Nov 20, 2017
Good homestyle cooking perfect portions and great hospitality ... read more
Jason Lyons via google.com - Nov 17, 2017
SOOOOO GOOOOOD
The folks at Elvira's Cafe are the best. The food is prepared fresh from as many local ingredients as possible. A whole lot of love goes into the preparation of the meals. The wait time is minimal and they have WiFi while you wait.
James G via tripadvisor.com - Nov 17, 2017
Fantastic cheeseburger and sweet tater fries. Super friendly owners and staff. We will definitely b
Fantastic cheeseburger and sweet tater fries. Super friendly owners and staff. We will definitely be back.
Bill Cantley via facebook.com - Nov 17, 2017
Absolutely spectacular. If this happens to be the only thing you do while you're here, that's fi
Absolutely spectacular. If this happens to be the only thing you do while you're here, that's fine. You can leave knowing you've just done the coolest. This charming lil gal Elvira is just something else. Her story is so inspiring. The people and staff that surround her are magical. And then there's the food. Did I me ... read more
Clayton Bailey via facebook.com - Nov 15, 2017
We had dinner on Nov 11, 2017 and it was wonderful! The pork chops, fried potatoes with onions and
We had dinner on Nov 11, 2017 and it was wonderful! The pork chops, fried potatoes with onions and coconut cream pie were devine! Wonderful service as well!
Tracie Weld via facebook.com - Nov 14, 2017
The food was great the people were fantastic. I recommend it to everyone. The owner (Elvira) is
The food was great the people were fantastic. I recommend it to everyone. The owner (Elvira) is an awesome person.
Freddie Cox via facebook.com - Nov 13, 2017
We were there for Sunday brunch and yes there was a wait but for any good food there usually is!! A
We were there for Sunday brunch and yes there was a wait but for any good food there usually is!! And really the wait wasn’t so bad as we were a small party of 3. My eggs were excellent, the ham steak cooked well and the hash brown casserole was to die for! Mom loved her veggie quiche and fresh fruit. My sister left nothing of her ... read more
Leslie Fay via facebook.com - Nov 13, 2017
Such delicious food and the staff is so professional and just as nice as can be! Also, when you visit ask to meet Elvira her passion, story and philosophy behind the creation of Elvira's Farm Fresh Cafe is really interesting. Can't say enough good things about this restaurant!
Cindy Swanson via google.com - Nov 12, 2017
We saw Elvira's on our way to Cades Cove. Once we saw the sign for dinner beginning at 5pm. we decided this is where we'd stop on our way back to Pigeon Forge. It was a Great Decision! We loved Elvira's! Delicious food and friendly staff. Our waitress was lovely. We even made friends with some local patrons sitting beside us. I ha ... read more
Tracie Weld via google.com - Nov 12, 2017
Good food ... read more
Dennis Brotherton via google.com - Nov 9, 2017
An absolute gem of a place!  A ...
An absolute gem of a place!  A must visit if you are in the area. The food is delicious (fried green tomato BLT -- yum!!!), the pies are perfection, and the staff is delightful. The restaurant is clean and cozy, a welcoming place after a cool,damp morning  in Cades Cove.
Holly P. via yelp.com - Nov 9, 2017
Tried this place when it came highly recommended by the locals. And indeed it's a charming building with good food at a reasonable price.
Beth D via google.com - Nov 7, 2017
Great food, farm to table, convenient location in Wears Valley.
Pete Girard via google.com - Nov 7, 2017
Fantastic mom and pop style diner! ...
Fantastic mom and pop style diner! Service was super accommodating and friendly. Our waitress was so nice and attentive. The food was outstanding! We ordered the cheeseburgers, the Ruben sandwiches and the chicken and waffles. Everything was homemade with care and fantastic flavors! We also had some homemade pie for dessert which was ... read more
Elysse C. via yelp.com - Nov 7, 2017
Getaway fun
Stopped in for breakfast/lunch.. Wonderful little cafe. Staff are pleasant and food was awesome. Biscuits and gravy were great. I'd recommend for a good meal..
Cindy W via tripadvisor.com - Nov 6, 2017
We have been going here since she opened! Awesome food! Wonderful staff! When we finally move here,
We have been going here since she opened! Awesome food! Wonderful staff! When we finally move here, we will be regulars!
Dana Hamilton Willis via facebook.com - Nov 6, 2017
First time there yesterday and we loved it! Great food and service. �
First time there yesterday and we loved it! Great food and service. � ... read more
Susan Sikes Howe via facebook.com - Nov 5, 2017
Best place to eat in the valley! We have been going here for 4 years! Love it! The food is always fresh and tasty. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, you have to go!
Dana Last via google.com - Nov 5, 2017
Everyone was so friendly and welcoming! The food was hot, fresh, and delicious. Beautiful views, as well!
Gretchen Palmer via google.com - Nov 5, 2017
We stumbled upon this place on the way to Cades Cove. Breakfast was awesome. Tasted fresh and cooked perfectly. The service was flawless. The prices were very fair compared to places in Pigeon Forge. We look forward to coming back next year.
Daniel Krenn via google.com - Nov 3, 2017
Good food, friendly staff.
David Shaddrix via google.com - Nov 3, 2017
Simple ambiance with fancy flavors.
I expected a little more when we walked in. I love stopping at country out of the way places but the inside was a bit rustic to say the least. The young girl who apparently only does the check out to pay your bill was...More ... read more
ShirleyE601 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 3, 2017
Nice food. Owner is really friendly ... read more
chamikara karunasena via google.com - Nov 2, 2017
We have been visiting Elvira's ...
We have been visiting Elvira's since she opened and have never been disappointed! Always great food. Breakfast is my favorite. This week I had the chicken and grits crepe,  boy it was yummy. Stopped back in for dinner on Friday night. Hubby had the Reuben and said it was one of the best he's had. I had the hamburger steak, tasty. Pla ... read more
Mindy P. via yelp.com - Oct 31, 2017
The atmosphere was wonderful, the crew was very friendly, the food was the best,coffee hit the spot
The atmosphere was wonderful, the crew was very friendly, the food was the best,coffee hit the spot,thank you for a wonderful way to start the day, Sarah Johnson ... read more
Sarah Johnson via facebook.com - Oct 30, 2017
Great service and food!
We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Elvira’s. My husband and I got the BLT’s, and they were so good. It was our best meal all week. The service was wonderful, despite our coming in 10 minutes until closing. The owner was happened to be running...More ... read more
adashcra via tripadvisor.com - Oct 29, 2017
Elvira’s Cafe is a must stop and eat when visiting the Smokies. Friendly atmosphere and awesome foo
Elvira’s Cafe is a must stop and eat when visiting the Smokies. Friendly atmosphere and awesome food.
Dixie Dicks via facebook.com - Oct 28, 2017
We had the fried green tomato blts and pickled beets. Dessert was pecan cobbler. I must say everyth
We had the fried green tomato blts and pickled beets. Dessert was pecan cobbler. I must say everything was very delicious!!! We will definitely go back ... read more
Glenna Graham Sexton via facebook.com - Oct 28, 2017
We went there for our first time ...
We went there for our first time with a group of 6.   It was late for breakfast so they were out of grits.  I had a Rueben which was good.  The others in our group enjoyed theirs as well.
Mike L. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2017
Friendly service.  We arrived after ...
Friendly service.  We arrived after 8pm.  We didn't have to wait for a table. The food was delivered fast and the taste was great.  Good home-cooking.  The potatoes and onion side dish was perfect ... read more
Pam F. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2017
We were too late for breakfast, but the chicken salad was delicious. Service and prices were really
We were too late for breakfast, but the chicken salad was delicious. Service and prices were really good! Cute little place!
Donna Reslink Cohen via facebook.com - Oct 27, 2017
GREAT HOMEMADE PIE!
Like this restaurant very much. Came back for pie again one day after having lunch one day.... had a reuben and a grown up grilled cheese. Very good. The day we came back for just the pie, we had rented a polaris slingshot and were...More ... read more
Love the Shen V... v via tripadvisor.com - Oct 27, 2017
Best restaurant in Wears Valley! The owner is precious and will forever be our friend:) Anytime we
Best restaurant in Wears Valley! The owner is precious and will forever be our friend:) Anytime we are here from Louisiana we will be visiting!
Nicole Tullier Brewer via facebook.com - Oct 26, 2017
Great food and great service ... read more
Thomas Walker via google.com - Oct 26, 2017
Good service and food.
Rebecca Baker via google.com - Oct 26, 2017
We love this place for the food. And it's. Pie is wonderful. Owners. And staff. Awesome 👍👍😄 ... read more
Sandy Cruz via google.com - Oct 25, 2017
Awesome Breakfast!
My brother in law went there for 4 mornings out of the 6 he was there on vacation. Enough said... :o) ... read more
Robges via tripadvisor.com - Oct 25, 2017
Chicken and waffles changed my ...
Chicken and waffles changed my life.  Ruben was also amazing . Yep good as was the roasted turkey ... read more
Barry M. via yelp.com - Oct 25, 2017
Went there Sunday morning for brunch. There were people waiting outside to be served. They took our
Went there Sunday morning for brunch. There were people waiting outside to be served. They took our name and asked us to wait. Only had to wait about 10 minutes considering how many people were eating we thought that was great. Service was excellent! My wife had the pork loin with biscuits and gravy it was excellent. I had the Philly ... read more
Bryars Richard via facebook.com - Oct 23, 2017
Food was good.service was good. All the way around a good experience.
Food was good.service was good. All the way around a good experience.
Kevin Feeney via facebook.com - Oct 23, 2017
Great place to grab lunch. We stopped in out exploring the area and were pleasantly surprised. Great atmosphere very friendly staff.
Matthew Plonk via google.com - Oct 23, 2017
Yummy food, cozy environment, mesmerising surroundings. Loved being there. Although the cafe was fu
Yummy food, cozy environment, mesmerising surroundings. Loved being there. Although the cafe was full when we reached but the service was pretty good. Would love to go again!
Bhawna Khowal via facebook.com - Oct 22, 2017
Yummy food & great service.
Karla Coll via google.com - Oct 22, 2017
This is a lovely place with a beautifully ...
This is a lovely place with a beautifully decorated lawn and porch area. Our server was delightful and attentive. I had the liver and onions & it was great. The others in my party enjoyed the beef stroganoff and prime rib with a baked potato. Everything was well prepared and we will certainly come back.
Para D. via yelp.com - Oct 22, 2017
Fun place to eat on the way to Townsend or Cades Cove. A regular stop for us.
Mike Key via google.com - Oct 21, 2017
Excellent food and very friendly staff with great services!
Debbie Choate via google.com - Oct 21, 2017
The BEST!
June Riggs via google.com - Oct 20, 2017
Well worth the ride to this fabulous restaurant
Decided to head to the Great Smoky Mountains to check out the colors so we stopped at Elvira's for lunch. I had heard from my hiker friends that the food was home made and delicious so I had high expectations. Not disappointed. I had a...More ... read more
803FLgirl via tripadvisor.com - Oct 19, 2017
Great food, great service, and ...
Great food, great service, and a great view!! Can't beat it! My husband had the bacon and cheese omelet with grits and biscuits. I had the early risers breakfast with 2 eggs over medium, bacon, hash brown casserole and biscuits! It was quite a drive to get out here from Gatlinburg but it is a nice change from all the hustle and bustl ... read more
Amanda M T. via yelp.com - Oct 19, 2017
Everything was homemade and taste great. Small seating area so you may wait a little bit. Staff a
Everything was homemade and taste great. Small seating area so you may wait a little bit. Staff and owners were very friendly and true southern hospitality. Will eat there again.
Vonnice Barton via facebook.com - Oct 18, 2017
Fresh and local and couldn’t have been more delicious! Perfect service.
Sharon via google.com - Oct 17, 2017
Good food. Great service.
Mike McCormick via google.com - Oct 17, 2017
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