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Barbara's Home Cookin

1232 Old Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37069-9129
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English first
Franklin, Tennessee
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We went once but food was over cooked. Chicken too brown and other vegetables not tasty. Will try again after a few months.

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Rocky Face, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

The good reviews on this place do not match up with the food we had. When we drove into the parking lot, I knew it was going to be surprising if it was good. Think of an unkept, non updated Loveless Cafe, without the outstanding food! It would do, if you were in the area, but don't go out of... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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99 reviews 99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a little out of the way locals place that if you are in the area is worth a visit..looks like a ordinary house with a lot of company outside! Great food! Try the cobblers too! The folks there are so kind and genuine. Great food...need I say more..if you like country cooking like we have here in the... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We live in Eastern NC and visit our daughter in Nashville regularly. Barbara's is number ONE on our list of places to eat. The food is authentic southern-style, freshly prepared, and the homemade rolls are to die for. All of the servers and staff make you feel right at home - just like you're sitting down at their kitchen table.... More

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

All I can say is that the food is great and the employees are very attentive! It was great talking to the wait staff and learning about their lives! Plus, those rolls... what can I say other than ADDICTIVE!

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I found this little gem through Trip Advisor & it didn't disappoint! I prefer hole in the wall vs. chain restaurants any day. When we pulled in my family looked at me like I had three heads. If you are looking for excellent service (Norma!) & great food & aren't looking for pristine dining you won't regret your decision to... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We finally had the pleasure of eating at Barbara's while in Franklin. I enjoyed the Fried Chicken while the others in my party raved about their Poppyseed Chicken. All of our sides were fresh and delicious.The rolls that were brought to our table were amazing and disappeared quickly! The desserts looked great but we were too full to try them…perhaps... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Hands down the best home cookin' restaurant EVER. The service was impeccable. The food was delicious....,. Especially the poppyseed chicken! Go.....first chance you get. And wear comfy clothes. You will want to eat until you pop!

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We had a mid afternoon lunch here. I had fried chicken...the best ever!! The rolls are beyond fabulous!!! My sides were Mac and cheese (so-so) and scrumptious sweet potato casserole. Hubby had poppyseed chicken...he loved it!! His sides were mashed potatoes and creamed corn...both excellent!! My son had chicken fingers with potato salad and fries. He ordered more potato salad... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Ever want to be ten years old, sitting at your Grandma's table, and eating the best food you have ever tasted? Barbara's is the place for you. I was introduced to this little gem ten years ago when I was in Brentwood, and returned recently with my best friend and our daughters. It hadn't changed one bit. It's a little... More

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