Are you looking to discover the best bars in Gatlinburg?
Then we have you covered!
On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of all the bars in Gatlinburg. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why it’s best to go.
Feel free to check out each bar’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.
We’ve also created separate shortlists for each genre you might like to visit on your time out.
Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive bars. We are happy to help you out with either.
1. Water Into Wine Gatlinburg
Water Into Wine is Knoxville has one of the only Mixologists West of Downtown Knoxville. Their cocktails are crafted with fresh house made ingredients – juices, syrups, jams and tinctures. Over 9,000 Hand-Crafted cocktails made. Water Into Wine’s mission is to provide a warm, cozy, social lounge and eatery which promotes relationships, connection opportunities for business and local patronage.
2. Five Thirty Lounge Gatlinburg
Enjoy delicious craft cocktails, cozy seating, and an elevated experience at the top of the Hyatt place, the former Historic Farragut Hotel. Surrounded by 15ft glass, take in spectacular views of downtown Knoxville and the Smoky Mountains from their glamorous indoor bar. Or step outdoors to cozy up next up next to the fire-pit and see the City from 10 stories above. From social gatherings, corporate events, holiday parties, to celebrations and more, our rooftop event space offers the perfect blend of style and taste in an elevated setting. Choose a terrace, the indoor lounge, or both, for a reception of up to 120 attendees. All the while, your guests will enjoy views of iconic Gay Street and the Smoky Mountains.
3. Bernadette’s Crystal Gardens Gatlinburg
Beautiful and unique bar visit. It’s so pretty and fancy looking. Located inside the purple-lighting building in market square, you walk through a gorgeously lit scene. Located at the heart of downtown Knoxville, this place is worth the visit.
4. Not Watson’s kitchen + Bar Gatlinburg
What a nice spot on Market Square. This place is a great little find with food that’s not like all the food around them. Retro haunt with vintage decor offering classic bar food with a modern twist & regional craft beers.
5. Merchants of Beer Gatlinburg
Easygoing, industrial-chic bar with 50 craft beers plus heartly pub grub, cigars, & beer flights. Visit their chilled beer market for unique craft brews to take home. Funky old diner serving a good selection. The place can get busy. While here you’ll enjoy Barleys and walking the strip. Lots of activities to enjoy. This retro diner is now an ideal pub with dozens of craft beer on tap from near and far. Indoor area is in perfect harmony with the original building style. Huge outdoor seating with umbrella tables and plenty of space for games and pups. This place is great for beer, cider, wine, or cigar lovers! It’s a classy place that caters to a variety of tastes! With 50 taps for beer, cider, and wine, you can quench your thirst in whatever way you desire.