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Red Pony Restaurant

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408 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064 (Fourth Avenue)
Fourth Ave. and Main Street Franklin TN
(615) 595-7669
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Nashville Culinary Great

Red Pony never lets us down. My tenderloin was cooked to perfection and my son sopped up every last bite of Red Pony's version of a BLT, Bacon - Lobster and Tomato. Dinner on Tuesday offers half off bottles of wine and Red Pony service is exemplary. The only downside? I was too full from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Cathy S
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Brentwood, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Brentwood, Tennessee
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Red Pony never lets us down. My tenderloin was cooked to perfection and my son sopped up every last bite of Red Pony's version of a BLT, Bacon - Lobster and Tomato. Dinner on Tuesday offers half off bottles of wine and Red Pony service is exemplary. The only downside? I was too full from cleaning my plate to order... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

One of the first restaurants we tried in downtown Franklin. It was a bit pretension and a little pricy but the staff was prompt and friendly. The food was very good and will prompt a revisit soon.

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Slikkerveer
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Good service, good food, wine, good value for money. We are quite critical but recommend this without any doubt. Open kitchen, felt welcome.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Tried to eat at two other Franklin restaurants (couldn't get waited on after being seated at one) before winding up here. Must've been meant to be because the food and service were both excellent. Highly recommend and we'll definitely return.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Red Pony while visiting friends in Nashville. It's located in the historic downtown Franklin. A two-story restaurant with a bar on each floor. We loved the warm, cozy & arty atmosphere. We ordered the "grit balls" (balls of fried grits). The surprise is that they have a gooey grit center, so it's really like a hush-puppy that's been... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and had drinks and dessert as well. Drinks and food are always good as is the service. The tables are a little close together which makes for good atmosphere but not as romantic of a location. Shrimp and Grits were amazing and the steak was cooked perfectly.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The title of a "special place" can be earned by its food, atmosphere, value, service and more. Red Pony has it all. Creativity is #1. Fresh ingredients combined by a chef that knows how to blend the unusual to create extraordinary flavors with hints of New Orleans and Mississippi. Lobster crepes was my choice. If it is on the menu... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Red Pony is a wonderful local small town restaurant with an 'upper scale' menu and atmosphere. Delicious!

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Red Pony knows how to handle a crowd. We had a business dinner in the upstairs room, and it was great. I had the greens salad, shrimp and grits, and creme brulee for dessert. Delicious. Service was great despite the number of people and the crowded room. Shrimp and grits was perfectly balanced and delicious. Creme brulee was the perfect... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The service was excellent! The food was well prepared with a different flare from other places and the presentation was elegant. I loved that the waiter explained the dishes so well. It was a little pricey for anything other than special occasions. Definitely plan to return another time.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 408 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064
    (Fourth Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Fourth Ave. and Main Street Franklin TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: (615) 595-7669

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?