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The Whippoorwill

118 North Water Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066
615.230.9130
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Ranked #11 of 92 restaurants in Gallatin
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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English first
Gallatin, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

No Longer in Business. It is too bad. I have been there many time and had a great time. They had great bands most of the time and great atmosphere.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food got worse and worse, finally closed. RIP. Too bad, not many live music venues in our small town.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Lots of antiques on display My wife and I attended a friend’s birthday party at the Whippoorwill a couple of months ago and really enjoyed ourselves. The seating area is VERY tight and was sorta hard for the waitress to go to each patron to take their order or deliver drinks and food. There was a band that started around... More

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Nashville
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Eclectic food and entertainment venue that closed May 2014. Lots of challenges including limited parking and small space for patrons. The glacial pace of refurbishing town square was another nail in their coffin. They will be missed.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to the square in Gallatin this morning and noticed that the Whippoorwill has closed. :( So sad! We loved this place! Best of luck to the owners, we will miss you!

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The staff here is SO warm and friendly, and made us feel like regulars from our very first visit. The vibe here is just amazing, and the music is always great. The food is fresh and delicious, and I really appreciate the variety of the menu. Definitely going back soon!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Nice place for dinner and dancing on date night. Can take children during the day for lunch. This location was on old drug store in days gone by. They have kept many of the old fixtures and memorabilia as decor. The food is always fresh and tasty. Live music is only a plus along with the art hanging on the... More

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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I have been to the Whippoorwill several times and I keep meaning to write a review and let others know about the place. It is located on the historic courthouse square in one of the historic buildings. The ambiance is "early 20th century"...except for the sound system and giant tv. Last trip there I had lunch: turkey panini with roasted... More

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Omro, Wisconsin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed at near by State Park to visit Nashville and we wanted to try a local place in Gallatin before we left for home. Very happy we chose The Whippoorwill. It used to be a Drug Store and still looks a lot like one. Unfortunately we didn't go on a live music night & missed any promising new acts, but... More

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Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We found this place by chance and we couldn't be happier with our discovery. Haley our waitress took excellent care of us. The manager Rich was gracious and sat and visited with us twice, as well as walking out with us and asking us to stop back. The band was a local group and did a nice mix of songs.... More

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