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MacK and Kate's

3078 Maddox Way, Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 591-4104
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Ranked #68 of 324 Restaurants in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Franklin Road & Moores Lane
Description: Sophisticated Southern and Gourmet Country are great ways to describe the cuisine at the charming Mack & Kate"s Cafe. Named after two sisters, MacKenzie and Kathleen, our family owned and operated establishment will make you feel right at home. Started in a small, sleepy town, Mack & Kate's humbled beginnings took place in a small service station. This charming little destination dining spot grew over eight years, resulting in the Strawn Family relocating Mack & Kates to Franklin, TN. We enjoy seeing our friends from our early days and our new friends here in Franklin. We use the freshest and finest when it comes to our ingredients and always support local farmers and growers. We pride our self in our accommodating and knowledgeable service team and the ability to consistently feed our customers what they are looking for; the freshest from the best.
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English first
New South
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was not my first choice for a restaurant today. Not very busy at all and I can see why. Took almost ten minutes just to take our drink order which consisted of water and ice tea. For some reason they had run out of menus, how does that happen? When I got my water I almost gagged. There was... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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255 reviews 255 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My husband and I have wanted to stop in here many times. Well we finally did and what a wonderful meal! We walked in and were a little surprised that it was as upscale as it was, more so than we were expecting. We were lucky to get one of the last tables since we did not have a reservation... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had an opportunity to dine at Mack and Kate's this past Saturday evening. It's becoming increasingly difficult to get a table anywhere in our area for dinner but we got lucky and they had an opening. We had a glass of wine at the bar before we moved to our table. While our table was ready for us almost... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

i ordered filet was excellent our appetizers were awesome as well great quality of food and atmosphere is comfortable will return soon

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We enjoyed a Sunday Brunch in this quaint restaurant with two other couples. Recommend reservations, its a busy place. I enjoyed the crab cake Benedict, it was rich but delicious. my favorite was the pineapple gazpacho, I could have made a meal out of that! Our server was pleasant and knowledge and accommodating. I would love to try dinner here... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The waiter gave us a list if things not to order. When some asked about house red he said it wasn't good and he would pick something. Food portions were small, food was sub par. Waiter couldn't remember simple drink orders. Decor was ok. Overall, wasn't that great.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Six friends enjoyed brunch at Mack & Kate's this past Sunday. We were happy to have a reservation as the restaurant filled up quickly. Comfortable atmosphere and the staff was friendly and knowledgable. They are obviously worthy of the many awards they proudly display. All of the brunch items looked enticing. Our group tried the crab cake Benedict, the veggie... More 

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Strawn Family, proud proprietors of Mack + Kate, should be as offended as I was when Teresa, the receptionist, approached me half-way through my dessert and invited me to vacate my table by 7:30 pm so that a forthcoming reservation might take my place. I have never been asked to leave a restaurant for another reservation--especially, when I rang... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Let me begin by saying that the menu posted on OpenTable is from October 2012 - which we discovered when our waiter told us - so do ignore the menu offerings and prices. However, do NOT ignore the other reviews. Remarks about blandness, food temperature, small portion size, indifferent attitude, tacky decor and lack of ambience are so true. The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I chose this spot based on previous reviews for an anniversary dinner as we were looking for something new and fresh that was local and unique. And Mack and Kate's fit that bill precisely. Herman, our waiter, was excellent from beginning to end. Was attentive and helpful without being overbearing. Was always smiling and eager to meet our wishes. The... More 

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Additional Information about MacK and Kate's

Address: 3078 Maddox Way, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: (615) 591-4104
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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