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The Franklin Mercantile Co.

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100 4th Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-9730
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A favorite lunch spot!

The Franklin Mercantile Company is a favorite lunch spot that serves great soups and sandwiches. A very quaint atmosphere that is very relaxing and unique.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
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Franklin, Tennessee
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Soup, Sandwich, Panini? Salad? You pick your own - order at the counter - they will cook n bring to your table... Quick serve and very casual... End up going there 2 days in a row...

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Thank Munki888
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I live in Franklin and have been coming here for years. In my hundreds of times here I can truly say I've never had a bad meal. The blt is to die for, pair it with their tomato soup and it's heaven. You might as well hook me up to a fruit tea iv when I'm here!! Huge portions, delicious... More 

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Thank Denisetab
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Went prior to an event in downtown Franklin. Although there was only one other table filled our food took so long that we left without eating. The servers and cooks seemed very young and with no adult supervision on site. Would not go back.

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Thank Kathy H
Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

The Franklin Mercantile Company is a favorite lunch spot that serves great soups and sandwiches. A very quaint atmosphere that is very relaxing and unique.

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Thank Houston N
Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I live in Franklin and we eat at Franklin Mercantile at least once per month. The food is always good and the atmosphere is quaint.

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Thank Tammy G
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I was looking for a great lunch spot and found one in downtown Franklin. You are welcomed with southern charm and because of the cozy décor it feels like home. Great variety of lunch items: salads, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and soups. Love Mable's pecan chicken salad because it had plenty of chicken and pecans, but wasn't drowning in mayonnaise. The... More 

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Thank Kathy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Great place to relax and eat, loved the sandwich and will go back when in the area. We were visiting our daughter in TN and found this deli on side street from downtown. Fun place.

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Thank Paul G
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We just wanted a snack and was able to get a scoop of chicken salad with some crackers and two big glasses of water for 6 bucks. Just enough to take the edge off so we could continue doing our do's. The food looked good. They had soup and sandwiches and salads. Looked like a popular place.

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Thank beachpeach75
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The Merc offers many sandwich, panini, and salad choices for lunch. Family favorites are the "Annabelle" and the "Coriander" while my pick is the BLT. Sandwiches are filled with generous amounts of their respective ingredients...you won't walk away hungry! The counter order deli has an eclectic mix of furnishings with a shabby chic feel. Very casual atmosphere!

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Thank Eubelda
Fruita, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I'm a sweet tea fanatic even though I once again live in my home state of CO (used to live in NM with a lot of Texans). This place had the best sweet tea I've had in my week long visit in Tennessee. I'm also very picky about my potato salad and had a sample before ordering it as a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 4th Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: (615) 790-9730

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?