Unlike cinematic love scenes, cuisine can be enjoyed in the company of parents without embarrassment. Dodge future moments of uneasiness with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of American fare at Greenbrier Restaurant in Gatlinburg.
Greenbrier Restaurant fills belly caverns with a varied menu of American fare inside a historic log cabin eatery. The vegetables provolone features melted provolone cheese cloaking fresh sautéed vegetables ($14.95), while the slow-roasted and hand-carved roast prime rib comes served with its own savory jus ($21.95 for 10 oz., $26.95 for 14 oz.). Travel back to a time when societies dined underwater with a seafaring starter, such as the crabmeat-stuffed mushrooms with a homemade crabmeat dressing ($8.95), or the shrimp cocktail with tender shrimp smothered in cocktail sauce ($8.95). Instead of whipping up a crayon soufflé, grub-hankering youngsters can be sated by noshing on an entree from the children's menu, such as the fried chicken tenders, deep-fried shrimp, or cheeseburger ($6.95 each). Built in 1939, the dining room features a wood fireplace, exposed wood accents, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering a pristine woodland view.