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Amazing storm Amazing Food
Went to Elvira's with my buddy. The food was fabulous. The service was amazing. We ate in the side room and had an amazing view to a really torrential down pour. This place without a doubt is the number 1 eatery in the Valley. We...More ... read more
tazmtnbiker via tripadvisor.com - Aug 8, 2020
We stumbled across this treasure this morning and it became and instant family favorite. An absolute must if you are anywhere nearby. The people are awesome and the food even better. All purchased fresh from local farmers and tastes great. Don't miss this gem in the Smokies. You will not be disappointed.
Scott Dixon via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Food was great, service was average.
Carl Joseph Andrews via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Great food good service I'm going to go back in the fall ... read more
kenneth rossing via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
Great food and atmosphere ... read more
treytbs1 via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
Delicious lunch!!! We have
Delicious lunch!!! We have been staying in wears valley for years and have always talked about stopping here but never did until today! Why didn’t we come sooner?!?!? We had the grown up grilled cheese, chicken and waffles, rueben, chicken tenders, and kids cheese burger!!!!...More ... read more
triciaf772 via tripadvisor.com - Aug 6, 2020
This is a family friendly, great food and interesting atmosphere. The decor is dedicated to local photos of bears. You can eat outside on the wrap around porch. It is wheel chair accessible with ramp in the back. Service was awesome.
Melissa Price via google.com - Aug 3, 2020
Always a great place to eat. The food and service can't be beat.
John Cooper via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Lunch time
Road by this place twice and when you see the place packed with cars they must be doing something right. I order a sub you got to choice either ham or turkey, your cheese, and other toppings. I got both ham and Turkey man I...More ... read more
890careyl via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2020
I was a bit upset we were 5 minutes too late for breakfast, but one bite of my Fried Green Tomato BLT changed that. Awesome food, fabulous friendly staff.
Phyllis Sam via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
The decorations are good as the food ... read more
Joyce Roach via google.com - Jul 28, 2020
Some of the best food we had are whole trip. The staff was friendly and very helpful.
Jay Reynolds via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Truly outstanding!
Truly outstanding! Had dinner. Chicken and waffles best ever. Excellent fried potatoes and onions. Homemade chocolate cream was best ever. Can’t go wrong!
robk453 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 25, 2020
Service was friendly and exceeded expectations for being speedy. (I have waited longer in a Taco Bell line). Husband was a bit underwhelmed by his portion size. However, I declare the chicken strips to be the best I have had (plenty to share will still-hungry hubby) and the potatoes and onions really hit the spot.
Cheryl Weldon via google.com - Jul 25, 2020
Grown up grilled cheese!
heather howell via google.com - Jul 25, 2020
Still Awesome
My biggest regret about Elvira's was that I never stopped there after it opened for a LONG time. Anyway, now that we know about it...even if staying in Gburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, or even the Kodak side (a newer habit of mine to avoid traffic...More ... read more
David K via tripadvisor.com - Jul 23, 2020
Enjoyable place for a meal. An error in my order was corrected quickly and with out question. Would visit again for sure.
Kevin Callaghan via google.com - Jul 23, 2020
Great fresh delicious food and kind courteous staff ... read more
Michael Gomez via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
3 words...Chicken and Waffles!
John Douglas via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Amazing food. The gravy can't be beat.
Janna Lane via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Wish the staff was wearing masks ... read more
Marc & Mary Belle Duvivier via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
We love eating here the staff is very friendly and the food was amazing.
Therese Chilton via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Elvira’s has the most amazing chicken and dumplings and fried apples! We’ll be back! A new fan from the Buckeye state! O-H!
Amy Henthorn via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
My favorite place to eat when we visit. The Ham steak and baked sweet potato are awesome.
Debra White via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
The food was great.
Wendy Deutsch via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
Great local restaurant. Good food. Reasonable prices. Nice atmosphere.
Scott Penick via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
Amazing food, you have to try the Fried green tomatoes ... read more
sarah qtgirl via google.com - Jul 11, 2020
Elvira's is a super cute little ...
Elvira's is a super cute little diner right by cades cove. We stopped on the way home for lunch and was not disappointed. The fried green tomato BLT was really yummy and fresh. My daughter had chicken salad that had lots of flavor. The service is great and the wait was very short even though they were quite busy.
Shannon B. via yelp.com - Jul 9, 2020
Super friendly staff. Great view of the mountains from the porch! Food is prepared fresh and it was obvious while eating it!
Tony Planck via google.com - Jul 9, 2020
Nice little diner food was tasty ... read more
TTV_inputSTORMZ Z via google.com - Jul 9, 2020
Vacation in the smokies is always ...
Vacation in the smokies is always fun! We mostly love all of the great nature settings and the wild life. The one thing that usually comes up short for us while in the region is the food. We do not drink alcohol so the bar/restaurants have not appeal to us. This rules out your sports bar type eateries too. Plenty of good breakfast op ... read more
Scott S. via yelp.com - Jul 7, 2020
One of the greatest sandwich/soup combos I've ever had. Turkey BLT w fried green tomatoes... Fire! Tomato bisque was delish. This Yankee always cuts his sweet tea w unsweetened tea. That was delicious too.
Ed Miranda via google.com - Jul 7, 2020
Had to take family to our favorite eatery
Well we had a large group that was treated fabulous. We always tell our family and friends how great it is to visit Elvira's. Great food and great service. Love the atmosphere. Going back Sunday for brunch.
tazmtnbiker via tripadvisor.com - Jul 4, 2020
Very good food and nice portions ... read more
Greg Rumbaugh via google.com - Jul 3, 2020
This place was AMAZING!!! Delicious ...
This place was AMAZING!!! Delicious food, and Elvira herself was a delight to talk with after we enjoyed delicious chicken & waffles. Don't pass this place without enjoying it ... read more
Rita G. via yelp.com - Jul 2, 2020
We got a to-go omelet and pancakes ...
We got a to-go omelet and pancakes. The pancakes were thick and fluffy. Very delicious. The omelet was perfectly cooked with fresh fillings. The biscuit and gravy that came with it were a nice addition to the omelet. The gravy was a nice surprise as it was expertly seasoned. Not too salty but with lots of flavor.
Ally D. via yelp.com - Jun 30, 2020
Worth the drive. It’s a favorite!!
We met another family who were vacationing in the area. There were 8 in our party. They seated us quick. We all ordered from the breakfast menu. The service was too not notch. All the food was served hot and tastes great. The hash browns...More ... read more
garylH556EI via tripadvisor.com - Jun 30, 2020
Delicious food. Polite staff. Nice atmosphere.
Jessica Hayes via google.com - Jun 30, 2020
Had a great omlet and some crepes. Really good food, fair prices.
Dave Atwood via google.com - Jun 29, 2020
Our last night in the Tennessee ...
Our last night in the Tennessee foothills, searched and found Elvira's. Beef stroganoff (special) was just like Moma fixed it. Mustard greens, corn medley, fried apples, mmm...mmm! If you like Cracker Barrel you will like this place. Down home. Patriotic owner too who loves her country!
Matt W. via yelp.com - Jun 27, 2020
What a nice surprise for breakfast ...
What a nice surprise for breakfast...we were seated quickly by a very friendly waitress, I believe her name was Jessica, we ordered a few different items and all wre very tasty ... our only complaint was the french toast came out room temperature and not very hot but it tasted wonderful...left with full bellies and a great start to o ... read more
Jim A. via yelp.com - Jun 27, 2020
I had always wanted to try this ...
I had always wanted to try this cafe.  We got the philly  cheese sandwich . It was only ok and you only get a small helping of fries. We did order a small order of fried green tomatoes. They were very good!!! The waitress was very sweet!!!   My husband and I agreed we would try it again sometime  and order something else .  Maybe it ... read more
David W. via yelp.com - Jun 26, 2020
Chef and staff were excellent and helped navigate the menu for my son who has multiple food allergies. The food was amazing! Highly recommend!
Megan Koenig via google.com - Jun 25, 2020
Good quality food, great service and atmosphere. Highly recommend!!!
Yuriy Kukin via google.com - Jun 25, 2020
Stopped by for lunch, food was ...
Stopped by for lunch, food was excellent and top notch service. Highly recommend this place!!!
Yuriy K. via yelp.com - Jun 25, 2020
Great Food
This place was on the way to our cabin, so we decided to give it a try and we were glad we did. As with everyplace around Pigeon Forge, it wasn't cheap, but we were all able to find something that we liked on the...More ... read more
sodak47 via tripadvisor.com - Jun 18, 2020
Great service, local food, wonderful atmosphere. Elvira’s a sweetheart to talk to.
Scott Merritt via google.com - Jun 18, 2020
Always the best food and people!
pattie holzer via google.com - Jun 15, 2020
The staff was really friendly, and the place was beautiful. I had the chicken and waffles and the Belgian waffles where so good. I wished I live in town to experience this restaurant more.
Joshua Griner via google.com - Jun 15, 2020
Great food and greater staff. A neat place to eat. Elvira, just look for that cream & blue Indian motorcycle you liked. That's me!
Dan Cutting via google.com - Jun 15, 2020
Wow.. Do yourself a favor and get ...
Wow.. Do yourself a favor and get the chicken and waffles. I don't know if it is because I fished all day or not, but they were some of the best I have ever had. For my side I had the potatoes-n-onions and they were great as well. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with my meal, and the service was amazing as well. 10/10.
Parker M. via yelp.com - Jun 13, 2020
LOVE THIS PLACE! We went for lunch and enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere so much that we went back for breakfast. You can't go wrong. It's worth the drive from Townsend, Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge!
Troy Hayes via google.com - Jun 13, 2020
We we're getting ready to head ...
We we're getting ready to head out from Townsend on our way to Virginia. We decided to stop for some lunch. The food was delicious and the service was great! The only issue we had was when the neighbor yelled at us for parking. We were on our motorcycles and the only spots that were open were on the hill. So we tried for the end of t ... read more
Peggy G. via yelp.com - Jun 12, 2020
Took our breakfast to go. It was ...
Took our breakfast to go. It was great quality and flavor. The spinach and feta crepes were really good! Pancakes nice and fluffy with a hint of sweetness even without the syrup. Turkey sausage was pretty flavorful as well.
Giselle Z. via yelp.com - Jun 11, 2020
Food was amazing, servers were so nice and helpful. Mountain man omelet was delicious ! Highly recommend!!!
Kara Woosley via google.com - Jun 10, 2020
Great food and greater staff. A neat place to eat.
Dan Cutting via google.com - Jun 9, 2020
Good food and service ... read more
Johnathan vlogs via google.com - Jun 8, 2020
If you haven’t tried this place yet you’re truly missing a hidden gem!
This place is absolutely wonderful, nestled in the country side with beautiful mountains surrounding the place! The drive there is about 10-15 from pigeon forge. From the moment you walk in you feel the hospitality! Elvira was even working herself! She’s super friendly along with...More ... read more
amandapB6590QM via tripadvisor.com - Jun 7, 2020
This place is really great! The food here is always fresh, yummy and local! For breakfast, lunch and dinner, the food is super good. It tastes very homemade. The service is great and the atmosphere is fun and cozy! The cost is reasonable and the facilities are nice. The location is also great as it is right near the entrance to Great ... read more
Elyssa Looney via google.com - Jun 6, 2020
I cannot say enough good things about Elvira's Cafe. Not only is the food exceptionally good but the service there is even better. We met Elvira and she is very sweet but the person who really stuck out to us is Elvira's father. We locked our keys in our car and had our 5 year old and 10 month old baby with us. We called road side as ... read more
Meli Clark via google.com - Jun 5, 2020
Good food. Very good service.
Mrs Thacker via google.com - Jun 5, 2020
Nice place, food and people ... read more
K Den via google.com - Jun 3, 2020
Friday night out!
My wife and I dined at Elvira's on Friday evening. I had the prime rib--cooked to perfection and would melt in your mouth. Wife had liver and onions--ugh to some but it was tinder and good. Never been disappointed there.
mikegW4056LT via tripadvisor.com - May 29, 2020
Comfort food, at its best ... read more
D S via google.com - May 29, 2020
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