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October 4, 2018

PEOPLE Magazine Names Crockett’s Tennessee’s Favorite Breakfast!

Crockett’s Black Bear Camp Skillet Named Favorite Breakfast In Tennessee

PEOPLE lists 51 of America’s favorite breakfast dishes, one in each state and Washington, D.C. PEOPLE partnered with the folks at Yelp to find the most popular menu selections for early risers across the country.

Here in the Volunteer State, The Black Bear Camp Skillet at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp claimed the top spot! The fan-favorite dish is a sizzling combo of pecan-smoked bacon, your choice of country or sugar cured ham, sausage and two farm-fresh eggs (any style).

Everyone at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp would like to say a special thank you to the many people who have visited us in Gatlinburg and shared their experiences with others. It truly is a pleasure to serve you every morning and we look forward to your next visit!

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp opened in Gatlinburg, TN in 2014, and has since become the area’s top breakfast spot. In addition to the famous Black Bear Camp Skillet, locals and visitors alike return again and again for dishes like Splinter Maples Scrambler, Signature Corned Beef Hash Benedict and the Waffel of Insane Greatness! Other popular breakfast features include Stone Ground Grits, Thick Aretha Frankensteins Pancakes and the Fried Cinnamon Rolls. Shop online for Aretha Frankensteins Pancake Mix, Crockett’s Pancake Ring, Gift Cards and more.

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

Open Daily 7 AM – 1 PM

1103 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738

Check out Crockett’s Breakfast Camp in PEOPLE’s “The Most Popular Breakfast in Every State (and Washington, D.C.)


August 31, 2018

Spend Labor Day Weekend in the Great Smoky Mountains

The last days of summer are upon us, and if you’re in Gatlinburg for Labor Day, the long weekend offers a great opportunity to explore the outdoors and take in the Great Smoky Mountains! There are so many hiking trails within walking distance of downtown Gatlinburg, whether you’re looking for a challenging hike or a leisurely walk. Before heading out into the great outdoors, fuel your adventures with a delicious and filling breakfast at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp!

Deliciously Satisfying

Whatever adventures you have planned for Labor Day weekend, nothing gets the day started like a filling breakfast, and Crockett’s has options to satisfy everyone’s appetite. If you have a sweet tooth, our Waffle of Insane Greatness is insanely delicious and is sure to keep you going until lunchtime. If savory is what you’re after, The Black Bear Camp Skillet is a mouthwatering breakfast that will satisfy even the most bear-sized appetites. We have something that everyone will love!

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is located at 1103 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738


May 10, 2018

Bring your Mom in for a delicious Mother’s Day breakfast!

Start your day off perfectly with breakfast at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp. Will you be spending your day shopping in downtown Gatlinburg or doing wine tastings? Crockett’s is just what you need to fill you up before a fun Mother’s Day!

Sweet & Savory

Crockett’s offers so many delicious sweet and savory breakfast options! Whether you want to sip on our hot coffee while sharing one of our famous Cinnamon Rolls or you want some freshly squeezed orange juice and a The Black Bear Camp Skillet. We have something that everyone will love!

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is located at 1103 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738


April 16, 2018

Use “The List” To Get in Line Before You Even Arrive!

Cut down your wait time when you want a great breakfast at Crockett’s! Spend time walking around downtown Gatlinburg and use “The List” App to check your place in line and get real time updates.

We know you will be hungry. So on your way to eat our delicious food, use our app to get in line and you will receive a text when your table is ready!

How It Works

All you have to do is go to the App Store or Google Play and download “The List”. Find Crockett’s and get in line.

We can’t wait to see you!


March 19, 2018

Crockett's Artisan Culture

Take a look at the Artisan culture in Gatlinburg this Spring!

The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Easter Show is from March 29-31. This show is free to the public and filled with handcrafted work. The unique handcrafted gifts and products produced by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are on display and offered for sale during the annual Easter show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. You won’t want to miss this event if you are in Gatlinburg!

The Gatlinburg Convention Center is located right down the road from Crockett’s! Your family can enjoy a delicious meal and take a short walk down to see the amazing handcrafted work by local artisans and craftspeople from all around the US.

Artisan Culture in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg has a thriving, arts and crafts community. The local residents pay tribute to the rich history of the pioneers by creating Smoky Mountain folk art, quilting and crafting homemade items. This Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community is the largest amount of artisans and craftspeople since 1941 in the US.

Check out our shop!

Support Gatlinburg’s local Artisan community! Click here to find the handmade Crockett’s Artisan Mugs in our shop.


February 13, 2018

Thick Aretha Frankensteins Pancake Spotlight

Learn More About Arethas Secret Recipe

We want to shine a spotlight on Aretha Frankenstein’s pancakes, something that makes Crockett’s Breakfast Camp so unique. This secret recipe is served with whipped butter and warm maple syrup. You can add delicious toppings to your pancakes like; chocolate chips, strawberry, blueberry or blackberry with real whipped cream or southern pecans.

Want to make Aretha Frankensteins Pancakes at home?

In between Crockett’s visits, you can eat these mouthwatering pancakes in the comfort of your own home! Check out all the tools you need to make these pancakes at home. Make sure to be patient, (wait about 10 minutes), when using the pancake ring so you have the perfect Aretha Frankenstein’s pancakes!

Not a pancake fan? Check out some of our other delicious dishes!


January 16, 2018

Need to relax and refresh after the busy holiday season?

Find your happy place here in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Gatlinburg is home to countless spots where you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of life and relax in peace and quiet. During these winter months, there are fewer crowds which means shorter wait times and more parking spots!

Taking in the fresh Smoky Mountain air will have you rested up in no time. And you’ll want a hot cup of coffee and a generously sized breakfast to fill you up. Find both here at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp!

Friends of the Smokies know just how special this place is and we invite you to enjoy it all year long. Pick up a Crockett’s Breakfast Camp gift card for yourself or a friend today

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