The common belief is that Italians invented pizza, but its origin goes back to ancient times in the Middle East. Babylonians, Israelites, Egyptians, Armenians, Greeks and Romans, and other ancient cultures ate flat, unleavened bread cooked in mud ovens. The word "pizza" was first documented in 997 AD in Gaeta, Italy, and successively in different parts of Central and South Italy. At Mellow Mushroom, they concentrate on keeping their pizzas classic. Their Southern Pizza has a unique flavour which is their own recipe.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is a pizzeria that was established in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 and operates as a restaurant franchise with over 150 locations throughout the United States. Their beginning is very humble. Those were the days of hippy culture of the 1970s and they started making pizzas for fun, not concerned with rules, conventions, or the consequences of their actions. It was a culture, a way of being, inviting people to enjoy delicious pizza in a fun and creative environment. The founder members dreamed of a world where happiness meant a slice of good homemade pizza with beer.
Mellow Mushroom specializes in pizza, now with gluten free base, and also serves calzones, hoagies, salads, and appetizers. They even serve vegan cheese. Vegan cheese is made out of soy, nutritional yeast, or various vegetable proteins and tapioca starch. This they use on all their vegan dishes. Pizza is sold in three sizes, but slices are available during lunch and late night at some locations. They also have a large selection of beer, typically 20-40 beers on draft and 50 or more bottles. The décor inside is very eclectic and relaxing with tie dye artwork and colourful mushrooms as a theme. This funky décor is aimed to bring cheer to the customers and help them relax. They have catering services as well and they are more than happy to take their show on the road.
Mellow Mushroom Travel Tips
- They do not accept reservations, and no home delivery but you can order take away while seated in the restaurant.
- The only alcohol available is beer and wine.
- It is wheel chair friendly and there is an outdoor seating arrangement as well
- They have a TV.
Entrance Ticket Details For Mellow Mushroom
- Price range : $ 11 - $30
- Marble Slab Creamery: Desserts
- Denny's: American
- Johnny Carino's: Italian
- Subway: Sandwiches
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23.8% of people who visit Pigeon Forge include Mellow Mushroom in their plan
33.33% of people start their Mellow Mushroom visit around 7 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mellow Mushroom
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mellow Mushroom
Mellow Mushroom Reviews & Ratings
We went here to grab some pizza before a fun day at Pigeon Forge and couldn't have been more satisfied. The establishment is clean, fast, and friendly. Our waitress who's name has escaped me was very sweet and joked around with our table. The pizza is great! Certainly worth $13 for this type of quality pizza. We'll see you all next time we're in town!
The pizza here was awesome. We got half Hawaiian and the other half was buffalo chicken and it was great. The flavor was on point and the toppings were just right. This shop is in a good location and the staff was really great. Good food. Recommended!
Great pizza and a fun atmosphere. Service was good too! We love the fresh ingredients, it really shows in the taste. Ordered cheesy bread and two large pizzas...only a slice or two remained after we devoured the food. We don't live anywhere close to one of these so we'll be back next time in Pigeon forge.
Pizza was very good. We ordered two medium specialty pizzas without any extra toppings. We drink water because we didn't want anything else. It came to $55 after-tax. With a $ $7.50 tip it ended up being quite expensive for two pizzas. We won't go again. It was clean. Service was hip happening cool Folk. Probably too cool for me but what the heck. What am I I'm only a hillbilly.
Went here with my girlfriend and ordered pretzel bites and a bacon/pepperoni pizza. The pretzel bites were amazing and I seriously recommend them. The pizza was pretty good as well. The service was amazing, we got a waitress with good character who was very helpful and friendly. The menu is very good and you can see examples below. It just looks amazing and is very easy to find what you want in it.