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Wild Iris

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$$$
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
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127 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027 (Town Center Way)
(615) 370-0871
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great shrimp and grits!

This restaurant is a great choice! The ambience is perfect. The service is fast and friendly. It has some of the best shrimp and grits I have ever eaten. I will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Donna J
via mobile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a great choice! The ambience is perfect. The service is fast and friendly. It has some of the best shrimp and grits I have ever eaten. I will definitely be back!

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Thank Donna J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upscale restaurant in a stripmall - ok really. This is one of the best places to eat in this area. The food and service are impeccable. The tenderloin medallions are the best. It is a small restaurant so try to make a reservation - It is full most evenings.

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Thank Kara S
Easton, Maryland, United States
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended as a local favorite. It is very unassuming from the outside. Atmosphere inside is great, staff is excellent, and the food was fantastic. I had the Chilean Sea Bass and it was cooked perfectly. Highly recommend.

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Thank John R
Cape Coral, Florida
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357 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to this quaint restaurant located in a small strip mall. The service was excellent. We had the Braised Pork Belly which was tasty and for the main course we had their take on Shrimp and Grits. It was awesome. They have a nice wine selection and I had a couple glasses of a Sauvignon Blanc. I would recommend... More 

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Thank Charles1019
Franklin, Tennessee
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101 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need a small, intimate place to meet someone for a drink or good meal? This is your place. Small and cozy; there are tables, a bar area (not many stools) and tables outside when the weather is good. Tucked away in a small strip center. The drinks are hand crafted and the food is fresh and good. Specials each day... More 

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Thank jeff s
Memphis, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, nice, locally owned restaurant that you will enjoy. Have been here for lunch and on another occasion, for dinner. The turkey, avocado and bacon sandwich is delicious, the bread elevates it to exciting. We got apps at dinner and the mussels were wonderful but the crab cakes were too salty and when I told this to... More 

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Thank KCG1972
Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I relocated to Nippers Corner in June 2015 from Saint Petersburg Fla. I met a work colleague for dinner at wild Iris. This place is exactly what my wife and I have been looking for. It's a hidden gem! The food was amazing they have a great wine selection and the atmosphere is great for business meetings, group dinners or... More 

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Thank Tim A
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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375 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little place with a good menu and service. Nice wine selection. Try the pork belly appetizer very unique twist, romain salad was great and the shrimp and grits is fantastic

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Thank Biztravr
Naples, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling through Nashville, we were staying just one night. We quickly made our decision and chose Wild Iris. It was one of our favorites when we lived in Nashville. It was great as always. You just cannot go wrong here. Excellent food and service.

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Thank JKKat
Franklin
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This place is wonderful for a romantic date or a nice ladies who lunch afternoon. I've been visiting for the last decade and always find it a jewel. It's a little hard to find but it's worth the hunt. If you go for lunch get there early and if you want a date on the weekend make a reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027
    (Town Center Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: (615) 370-0871

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?