7138 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN

Apple Valley Cafe

About Us

Located in Townsend, Tennessee, at the foot of Dancing Bear Lodge, the Mountain Village is the perfect place to stop while making your way to the Smokey Mountain’s most popular destination, Cades Cove! Apple Valley Mountain Village consists of The Mountain Store, The General Store, Apple Valley Cafe, and The Dancing Bean.

General Store

In the General Store, you’ll find a huge variety of merchandise – from fudge, jellies and cider to garden and home decor. Here you’ll find the perfect souvenir to capture the spirit of your Smoky Mountain adventure and take a bit of fun home with you. If you are headed to or from the Smoky Mountain's most popular destination, Cades Cove, you'll certainly want to stop by to pick up a guidebook and a map of the area!

Mountain Store

The Mountain Store showcases the high country lifestyle, with major outdoor apparel brands like Columbia, Southern Tide, The North Face and Mountain Hard Wear. With a focus on capturing the tone of the Smokies, specialty sections include beautiful quilts and cabin decor, in addition to distinctive handbags and jewelry.

Apple Valley Café

At the Apple Valley Café, you’ll enjoy the finest comfort food the Smokies have to offer. Stop in early to delight in the pancake breakfast bar, or come at lunch to taste the best smoked bar-b-que, home-made chicken salad or real fried-apple pies you’ve ever had! With the addition of the Beer Garden, there’s never been a better reason to drop by the burger bar and sip a local brew.

Express Café

Now featuring an Express Café menu, enjoying the Apple Valley Grille has never been easier! Call ahead, or order online at AppleValleyCafeExpress.com to get the same fresh quality, express style!

The Dancing Bean

The newest addition to Apple Valley Mountain Village is The Dancing Bean Coffee House & Bakery. Offering locally roasted beans, you can enjoy freshly brewed coffee, traditional espresso beverages, as well as Bear-ista signatures like the Black Walnut Mocha, Buttered Brown Sugar or the Truffled Cream. Additional offerings include regionally-produced kombucha, nitro coffee, cold brew, fresh fruit smoothies, custom sodas, and imported and local bottled beers. The Coffee House & Bakery features an array of baked goods, including house-made sticky buns, biscuits and specialty breakfast and lunch creations prepared fresh daily.