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Stan's Restaurant-Souvenirs

1555 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 381-2234
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Ranked #22 of 120 Restaurants in Columbia
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Hey Y'all! Stan's Restaurant has been servin' up the best in country cooking and friendly hometown service for generations of travelers and locals alike. We've been in these parts since 1947, and we know how Country Cookin' should be done, from scratch and with love. Breakfast around here steals the show, but don't worry, you can get it all day long. Come enjoy house favorites like our Po'ke Chops & Aigs, Country Ham, and Homemade Biscuits & Sawmill Gravy. If yer feelin' real country, give our Po'ke Brains & Aigs a try, they won't disappoint! Our real pit smoked BBQ is a must try, it's the real deal fo'ks. From our Kracklin' Cornbread, Turnip Greens, and Black-Eyed Peas to our fried Frog Legs...We mean to keep the Country in Country Cookin'! Stopping at Stan's is a Middle Tennessee tradition for truckers, travelers, and even a few famous fo'ks making their way to Music City. Come in and browse our antiques, souvenirs, and a few oddities you won't find anywhere else. Our Country Store (it's the original, by the way) stocks local jams, jellies, and the like to take home and enjoy. We ship our Famous Country Smoked Hams, Specialty Bacon and Sausage anywhere in the world! Whether it's to get gas for yer car, or food for yer Southern lovin' soul, Stan's has been keepin' it country for a long time now and we aim to please. Bye Y'all and see ya soon!
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English first
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73 reviews 73 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Been stopping here for years .the first time ive had breakfast in awhile .ordered hot cakes and sausage .they came out cold and rubbery . could not get enough syrup on them to eat them .sausage was ok .this place has went downhill bad

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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stopped while traveling and started to stop at Cracker Barrel across the street but like to try local places. So sorry we did. I had country fried steak and it was processed, mashed potatoes and white beans were dried up. Other meals was fried catfish - didn't say they fried the whole fish and had to pick if off... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stopped here based on a billboard ad looking for a good breakfast. We weren't disappointed. Everything ordered was to our liking and style (country breakfast). The service was prompt and country courteous.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was terrible the sausage gravy comes from a can the home fries are a frozen deep fried product and the hash brown were also a frozen product. We were very disappointed as it looks like and old truck stop diner. We will not return.

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Chapel Hill
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stan's is something of a legend, just off I-65 at exit 46. The walls are lined with celebrity photos. Many popular artists have obviously stopped by on their way to or from Nashville. Stan's is a typical old style truck stop. The only thing missing is the haze of cigarette smoke thanks to the non-smoking ordinances now. Seating yourself at... More 

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Katy, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

we went to Cracker Barrel first but it was closed so we went across the road to Stan's and were not disappointed. Our food was great because of the large portions of comfort food....breakfast served all day and our meals were cooked nicely. Cracklings cornbread was delicious, as was the country ham! Service and atmosphere was good and prices were... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My wife and I stopped at Stan's for lunch on our way to Alabama from Louisville. We had read some reviews and thought it was a safe bet to have good BBQ. We weren't impressed. Both of us ordered pulled pork sandwich platters and we shared an order of fried pickle slices. I ordered mine on cornbread, my wife ordered... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

3 of us walked out without paying. This is not the Stans it used to be. Dot head Indian at the cash register should have been a warning flag. Food was a joke! Frozen TV quality. Pitiful!!!!!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Service was good. Food was better than fast food for the same price. ($7-9 per meal, comes with meat & 2 or 3 sides). It's not a 5 star restaurant so don't think you are getting that kind of food. It's good country cooking much like Cracker Barrel, some things are better at Stan's; some are better at Cracker Barrel.... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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336 helpful votes 336 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stopped here to grab lunch traveling between Florida and Nashville. They predate Cracker Barrel by about 2 decades but the inside closely resembles that setup with a store and separate eating area. The food is southern comfort food with highlight being the country ham and red-eye gravy. Breakfast is served all day. They are beginning construction on a completely... More 

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Additional Information about Stan's Restaurant-Souvenirs

Address: 1555 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia, TN 38401
Phone Number: (931) 381-2234
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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