Soul Food






Located in the back of a liquor store, this meat-and-three features breakfast all day, homemade desserts, and true Southern decor. Fresh turnip greens, excellent sandwiches, and an array of traditional veggies keep locals coming back for more.


Hermitage Cafe


When the bars close, the downtown crowd heads to the Hermitage Cafe. This all-night establishment serves diner food all night, including the popular steak-and-eggs and country-fried-steak. Pictures of local country stars adorn the cinder-block...  Read More


Elliston Place Soda Shop


Originally a soda shop, this Elliston Place mainstay is a throwback to the 50s with its fountain service and old school counter seating. The restaurant, while still serving soda-shop fare like club sandwiches and cheeseburgers, is mainly a...  Read More




Corky's Bar-B-Q brings the sweet flavor of Memphis-style BBQ to Music City. The diner-like atmosphere is made complete with classic rock and roll and sharp-tongued waitresses – you get the feeling that the clocks here are permanently stuck on...  Read More


Swett's Restaurant


Swett's began as a tavern in 1920, but turned to the meat-and-three scene in 1954. The family-owned business is proud of the diversity of its clientele. Recipes at Swetts are never written down, ensuring a different experience every time you...  Read More


Prince's Hot Chicken Shack


At this Nashville landmark, you'll discover fried chicken with a twist: the chicken is HOT. Even for people who swear they can stand anything, Prince's hot chicken presents a challenge. You can opt for four levels of heat, from mild to...  Read More




In an unassuming white shack behind McDonald's and facing Centennial Park, you'll find a great little barbecue joint. Unlike many Tennessee barbecue places, Hog Heaven offers not only pork, chicken, and ribs but also beef brisket and turkey, as...  Read More


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Rotier's Restaurant
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This popular family-style restaurant offers one of the best meals for the money in Nashville. Close to the Vanderbilt campus, Rotier's menu is distinctly Southern, including an awesome meat and three lunch special. For those looking for greasy...  Read More




Monell's occupies an historic Victorian house in Germantown. Dining is communal, and long wooden tables and an all-you-eat menu (choices of entree, vegetables, breads, and desserts) set the scene. Simply ask fellow diners to pass around the...  Read More


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