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Red Pony Restaurant

408 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 595-7669
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Ranked #1 of 327 Restaurants in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Fourth Avenue
Transit: Fourth Ave. and Main Street Franklin TN
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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419 reviews 419 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We were in Franklin on business and went to the Red Pony for dinner based in a recommendation from a colleague. The food was excellent and the service was even better. Brian (who is serendipitously from Seattle!) was our server and he was so good at describing each of the dishes that we ended up ordering almost everything and having... More 

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Killen, Alabama
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to eat right on main street in downtown franklin. If you plan on eating on Friday or Saturday make your reservations no later that 6 hours in advanced. This is a pricey place to eat but worth it. Nice wine selection and great wait staff

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Dallas, Texas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had tried to get reservations a couple of times but they were always full. Our patience finally paid off and we were finally successful. We had wonderful salads to start and we all enjoyed our entrees. Great steaks, fish and a nice pasta dish. Our service was good, prompt and courteous. We tried two of their desserts, a light... More 

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Beaufort, SC
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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We lived in the area two years and had never been here. Big mistake. This is a wonderful restaurant with top-notch food. The elk medallions good that I had were as good as the ones I had in Sweden years ago. A bit pricey but as in everything in life you generally get what you pay for. The Ted Pony... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Met another couple here a few nights ago for diner. We were a party of six and had reservations. We were seated in the middle of the dining room at a large table that could accommodate 10 people, so it felt a bit awkward. The advice was great and our waiter quite attentive. Since it was our first time at... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the first restaurant we have been to in Franklin, and frankly, I would be happy to make it the only restaurant for the rest of our time here. Great food, and service. Brussel sprout salad, I know it doesn't sound appetizing, but it was wonderful, as was the beef tenderloin pizza, that was huge for an app. Mussels... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

So I'm not really a "foodie", but this place is absolutely ridiculous. A menu full of items I wouldn't normally order, as they sounded a little out there or "fru fru", but I happened to be with some folks who knew the place well and they ordered pretty much everything. I seriously couldn't believe it. I would try something just... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were enjoying a great dinner and finishing the evening with a bottle of wine, when a manager came to our table and stated he had a table reserved in the bar for us to continue! They wanted to turn our table. We had had great service and food up to that point. Never had that happen before and my... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have been to Red Pony twice in recent weeks. Both times the food and service were outstanding. I highly recommend the sushi and duck bacon as appetizers. The trout, elk steak and grouper were very good. They make great cocktails and the wine list is nice.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Red Pony is such a great treat. It feels like a neighborhood eatery, but it's so much more. The menu has lovely, inventive but not scary choices. There's a nice cross section of red-meats and seafood plus the veggies are fantastic.

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Additional Information about Red Pony Restaurant

Address: 408 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: (615) 595-7669
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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