AJ’s Hearth & Kettle

AJ’s Hearth & Kettle in Townsend, TN has some of the best home-style cooking in the Smokies. Come for their breakfast bar and never leave hungry.

Trying to find that mom & pop spot that only the locals know about? Well, here’s a little Townsend, TN secret: If you want good, home cooking like you remember from trips to your grandmother’s house, AJ’s Hearth & Kettle is just the place for you.

And if it’s breakfast you want, they’ve got it. AJ’s famous breakfast buffet has kept Smoky Mountain visitors and locals alike coming back for years. Try it for yourself and see. The bar is loaded with southern breakfast favorites – bacon, eggs, sausage, grits, hash browns, pancakes, biscuits, french toast, fruit, and much more. Makes you wish you were smack dab in the middle of Townsend, Tn right now.

If breakfast is what you want but you’d rather have it served up to order to your table, AJ’s can do that as well. Eggs, biscuits, ham, and sausage in whatever order you’d like. add a pancake or two, or three, if you’d like. They also make some delicious omelets. Hey, you don’t have to convince anyone here, they know it’s good. They’ve even got cereal, or they can heat some toast for you. At AJ’s, the guest comes first.

Sticking around for lunch? Their lunch menu has a number of delicious sandwiches you can eat there or take out in the park with you. They have a number of hamburger platters to choose from and they all come with fries. If you’re just in the mood for a sandwich, each is served with chips and a pickle. Other sandwiches include fish, chicken, BBQ pork, roast beef, and the Hillbilly steak burger. They’ll even grill you up a wonderful grilled cheese like your momma used to make.

Dinners at AJ’s Hearth & Kettle get served with a choice of baked potato or fries and two vegetables. From the chicken strip dinner to grilled pork tenderloin to rainbow trout to chopped sirloin, AJ’s has something for everyone on their dinner menu. Every bite is cooked to perfection and the ribeye steak is good enough to write home about.

Next time you’re in Townsend looking for the place where all the locals eat, remember AJ’s Hearth & Kettle and taste what the Smoky Mountains are really about.

AJ’s Hearth & Kettle
7767 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-6059