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5 Appetizers at Our Pigeon Forge Restaurant You Have to Try

Before digging in on one of our delectable entrees, your group can kick your meal off with a taste of one of our incredible appetizers! From cheese curds to the Junction 35 Giant Pretzel, we have something for everyone on the menu. In order to narrow down the options, here are 5 appetizers at our Pigeon Forge restaurant you have to try: 

1. Texas Fries 

As the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas, which applies to this appetizer that is great for sharing. We take our crispy French fries and top them with spicy queso dip, pico de gallo, sour cream, and jalapenos to create the perfect start to your meal. We also offer another French fry starter that we like to call the Distillers Fries. These fries are topped with creamy beer cheese, crispy bacon, tomatoes, and green onions! Your group will adore either one of these starters, or you can make the easy decision and get one of each! 

2. Fried Pickles 

Fried Pickles at Junction 35 in Pigeon Forge

Are you a pickle lover? If so, you don’t want to miss our incredible fried pickle appetizer. We hand-bread the pickles and then fry them until they are golden brown on the outside with just the right amount of crispiness. While they are great by themselves, dipping them in our homemade Buttermilk Ranch dressing changes the game. The next time you are in Pigeon Forge, bring your group to Junction 35 and enjoy a night of good food and unique spirit and cocktails

3. Southwestern Eggrolls

One of our most unique appetizers on the menu is our Southwestern Eggrolls. They are filled with chicken, spinach, black beans, corn, and a blend of Mexican cheeses. Then, they are put in the fryer where they come out hot and crispy straight to your table. For the perfect dipping sauce, try your eggroll dipped in our creamy ranch! The only thing that can make this appetizer any better is pairing it with one of our cocktails from the bar! 

4. BBQ Nachos

BBQ nachos at Junction 35 in Pigeon Forge

You can never go wrong with an order of nachos, especially not at our Pigeon Forge restaurant. We start with a hefty pile of our fresh tortilla chips that are fully loaded with all your favorite toppings, including smoked pulled pork, jalapenos, sour cream, pico, green onions, queso, dry rub, and Honey Bourbon BBQ sauce. While these make a great appetizer for the table, we have plenty of folks order them as an entree as well because they are that good! 

5. Smoked Wings 

We understand you like to be in charge when it comes to your food, which is why we offer 6 different wing sauces to choose from on our Smoked Wings. Whether you prefer a simple dry rub or like to live life on the wild side with our Nashville Hot sauce, we have the perfect sauce for everyone. You can also order our wings in orders of 8 or 12, but we know you want the 12-count. Each order of wings is served with your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing and celery sticks. 

Are you ready to start planning your next visit to our Pigeon Forge restaurant to try all our incredible appetizers? Check out our menu to see what else we have to offer at Junction 35! We look forward to seeing you soon!