When you take a vacation or move somewhere new, one of the first things on your list is likely checking out the type of food available there. We all like to have a variety of delicious food nearby. It’s even better when the majority of those restaurants are local holes-in-the-wall. Here in White Pine, TN, we are proud of the diverse food options we have to offer our residents and visitors. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to eat so that you can enjoy all the local favorites during your time here with us.

Mexican Restaurants

If you’re like the rest of us, you love Mexican food and are always searching for the best Mexican restaurants in every place you visit. When you come to White Pine, TN, you won’t be disappointed. We have two Mexican restaurants to choose from: La Lajita Mexican Restaurant and Toro Mexican Grill. La Lajita Mexican Restaurant is a local favorite with a small-town feel and authentic Mexican cuisine. Toro Mexican Grill is so popular that it has locations throughout East Tennessee. Both of these restaurants offer delicious food that will keep you coming back again and again.

Pizza Places

There’s nothing like the comfort of a tasty pizza after a long day of work or sight-seeing. The two local pizza restaurants in White Pine offer some of the best pizza around. The local small business White Pine Pizza offers New York style brick oven pizza with dough made fresh every day. You can also satisfy your pizza craving at Pizza Plus, which has locations throughout the area and offers specialty pizzas, hoagies, and pasta dishes, all at reasonable prices.

Burger Joints

If you’re looking for a real local hole-in-the-wall place to eat, look no further than Burger Barn. Burger Barn doesn’t look like much on the outside, but the food and service are both amazing. The menu includes a variety of burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, chicken tenders, salads, and more. There’s no doubt you will find something delicious to eat when you stop by Burger Barn during your stay in White Pine, TN.

Sweet Treats

Every small town needs a local sweet shop, right? Well, White Pine is no exception. AttiKats Cakes & Confections is a locally owned bakery that focuses on baking and decorating cakes but also serves up yummy confections and sweet treats such as scones, brownies, cupcakes, cookies, chess bars, chocolate covered strawberries, and more. AttiKats also now offers ice cream scoops, sundaes, floats, and cookie sandwiches to help you beat the coming summer heat. If you find yourself needing a sugary treat while in White Pine, TN, be sure to stop by this local business.

Food Trucks

Who doesn’t love sampling food from local food trucks? There are a few different food trucks that make stops in White Pine, TN, so be sure to keep an eye out for them while you’re here.

GrillBilly Smoke is a local favorite that offers some of the best barbecue around. They usually make a weekly stop in White Pine so that all the locals can enjoy their favorite smoked meats and sandwiches.

Patriot Wood Fired Pizza frequently stops in White Pine as well and has made-to-order pizzas, wings, and garlic knots. Everyone who tries their food talks about how delicious all of it is.

For dessert, look around for Sweet Smuckers Doughnuts. This food truck handcrafts doughnuts, soft pretzels, and coffee. Depending on the local produce they find, Sweet Smuckers will often have different types of fruit toppings for their doughnuts or fresh-squeezed lemonade.

Deli-Style with Ease

Most people would agree it’s hard to beat a good, home-style deli sandwich. Luckily for you, White Pine has a variety of convenient and quick deli-style eateries in the area.

Easy-In Market lives up to its name. With its prime location on Roy Messer Hwy., you can be in and out fueled up and filled up in no time. They have scrumptious offerings such as a reuben, classic turkey & cheese, even BBQ sandwiches and poreboys – their take on a po boy. Easy-In also has a variety of hotdogs, salads, and fried chicken by the piece. Best part, you can order online.

Douglas Lake Market and Deli is another area staple when it comes to great eats, quick. They pride themselves on always providing friendly service, home-style food, and hot coffee. Stop in before 10 AM, and you can grab breakfast. If you’re not an early riser, their dining room is also open for lunch and dinner and their menu is guaranteed to please!

Woody’s Market, on State Street, also offers you great service from a friendly staff. They making stopping in easy, and you can get everything you need in one place from gas to a wonderful bite to eat.

Fast Food

When you’re in a hurry while passing through White Pine and you don’t have time to stop at one of our local treasures, you can instead enjoy one of the fast-food restaurants we have to offer in our town. Some of the fast-food restaurants that have found a home in White Pine, TN, include:

  • Sonic Drive-In
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • McDonald’s
  • Wendy’s
  • Dunkin’

Enjoy the Small-Town Restaurants in White Pine, TN

Whether you are staying for a while or just passing through, you should make a point to try some — or even all! — of the local eateries we have here in the small town of White Pine, TN. You won’t be disappointed by any of the food places you eat at. When you are looking for a place to eat during your travels, during your vacation, or during your lifelong stay, don’t be afraid to stop at that local hole-in-the-wall because it most likely serves some of the best food you’ll ever taste.

If you need any other information about living in or visiting our small town, visit our website to find the answers to your questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!