We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Peanut Shop

Address: 19 Arcade, Nashville, TN 37219 (Downtown Nashville)
Phone Number: 615-256-3394
Website
Improve this listing
92%
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hotels near The Peanut Shop

Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    13
    0
    0
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Dickson, Tennessee, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have worked in buildings next to the Arcade for years in downtown Nashville and each day I would walk to The Peanut Shop to get my milk chocolate malt balls and my roasted peanuts. The store is very old and has an original look to it. You have to remember this store opened in 1927, I believe it was,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
new jersey
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

After reading the reviews on TA, we felt we had to go....... Only to be very disappointed. The tiny shop had an odor that resembled rancid and the peanuts that we did buy were stale. Did we miss something here so as to not appreciate it the way others have?

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nashville, TN
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

How good are their nuts? The line during lunch is usually out the door. You can't go wrong with this place for a tasty snack. It's like stepping back into childhood. I love this place and the staff is always full of smiles.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Smells delicious inside. Very friendly employees. A must stop if visiting the Arcade. They roast nuts fresh here. And have lots of other.treats to chose from

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, WI
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We were staying just 1/2 block away from the Arcade and stopped in one morning. The Peanut Shop has a collection of old lunch pails and other memorabilia that were fun to look at. I purchased a bag of roasted pecans that turned out to be the best I've ever had.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Michigan
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We learned about the Peanut Shop on our walking tour with Bill Demain. Following the tour we stopped in for some treats. It's a small store located in the Arcade. When you walk in you are taken back in time to the Peanut Shops found in many cities years ago. The cashews were so fresh and perfectly salted. The chocolate... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I went to this shop hoping to see "Mr. Peanut" outside. However his costume was hanging gingerly from the ceiling inside the shop. The owner said he was now retired because it was difficult to find someone to stand outside in the hot with black tights and a hard peanut shell on. But, I was pleased to find that the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nashville, TN
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
62 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

I work across the street from the Arcade where the Peanut Shop is located! I visit about twice a week for popcorn! Best popcorn in the area! I love the staff, I walk in and they immediately know "large bag of popcorn" sometimes I mess them up when I ask for an ice cream cone instead! Best ice cream cones... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Our local Mr. Peanut shop in Raleigh closed many years ago, so it was a real treat to stop in this one. The proprietress was very friendly and offered samples of anything we wanted to taste. Although it added an hour or so to our trip, it was very much worth it. The peanuts and chocolate covered nuts were very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

A hidden treasure. The best fresh roasted nut meats I have ever tasted. The cashews are especially tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Peanut Shop also viewed

Nashville, TN
Nashville, TN
 

Been to The Peanut Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Peanut Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?