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Before your main course, you might be interested in trying out one of our delicious starters prepared by our talented chefs. We have many unique options to get you in the mood for our main dishes. The Greenbrier Restaurant appetizers are also great for sharing with your group of family or friends at the table! Take a look at our top 4 starters at the best restaurant in Gatlinburg TN:

1. Nashville Hot Oysters

table at the greenbrier restaurant in gatlinburg If you think you don’t like oysters, think again! Our Nashville Hot Oysters are a delicious starter that both oyster fanatics and skeptics will love. We take spicy, fried, fresh-shucked oysters, and serve them with pickled shallot and a pickle juice “caviar”. It’s an intense burst of bold flavors that will have your taste buds jumping for joy! If oysters aren’t your favorite, we also have mussels, shrimp, scallops, and other seafood options on our menu. But we highly recommend ordering some of these hot oysters for your table to share– just to say you’ve tried them!

2. Duck Rillette

Duck is a very underrated protein that you don’t often find in restaurants, but our chef has made a mouthwatering creation that you absolutely must try. You won’t regret trying our popular Duck Rillette starter at the best restaurant in Gatlinburg TN. This dish features preserved duck, fresh herbs, fig mostarda, and cornichon served on griddled rustic bread. If this is your first time trying duck, we think this starter on the Greenbrier menu is a great start to eating this delicious meat!

3. Smoked Bone Marrow and Tartare

starter on the greenbrier restaurant menuReady to get out of your comfort zone? Consider ordering our Smoked Bone Marrow and Tartare appetizer. One of the reasons why we are the best restaurant in Gatlinburg TN is because we create unique dishes you can’t get anywhere else! So, what exactly can you expect from this starter? We smoke bone marrow and serve it alongside beef tartare, capers, shallots, truffle aioli, and potato chips. The chips add the perfect crunch, finishing off a bite of perfect texture and flavors coming together!

4. Baked Goat Cheese

If you want to eat some of the most delicious goat cheese you’ve ever had, you’ve got to try our Baked Goat Cheese! Surrounding the high-quality goat cheese is a sweet and savory crust made with pistachios and cranberries. We then drizzle local honey over the top and serve naan bread on the side for dipping and scooping this delectable cheese. You’ll enjoy every bite!

Now you know our top 4 starters at the best restaurant in Gatlinburg TN. These delicious appetizers are only some of our most popular options at The Greenbrier. You can choose from many more savory starters, including our Foie Gras and Scallop, Shrimp Cocktail, Mussels Marinière or Pork Belly and Ribs. Explore our food menu and begin planning your main dish and sides to enjoy after your tasty starter!

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