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Monell's Dining & Catering

1235 N. Sixth Ave, Nashville, TN 37208-2601 (Germantown)
615-248-4747
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Ranked #6 of 1,695 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Neighborhood: Germantown
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: When in Nashville do as the locals do... Pass the Peas..Please! Great Southern Food served Family Style in Historic Settings. Located in historic buildings, Monell's as been a Nashville staple since 1995. Come on in, grab a seat and pass the food to the left. Monell's famous Skillet Fried Chicken served at every meal, including our weekend country breakfast. A vist to Nashville is not complete without dining at Monell's. Enter as strangers...Leave as Friends. Monell's - 4 locations to serve you.
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Expect a long wait (approx 1 hour) for a weekend meal. Weekdays are much less busy. Monell's is happy to accommodate larger parties as the family style tables seat quite a few. I always love sitting in what feels like my grandmother's dining room as large serving platters come from the kitchen and are passed in one direction. A request... More

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Bryan, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This place is ridiculous. The catfish is the best I've ever had. The fried chicken was perfect. The meatloaf and pulled pork were delicious. Then there's the 7 or 8 sides passed around. Okra, mashed potatoes, Mac and cheese, corn pudding, green beans, and biscuits and corn bread. Don't eat any other meals on the day that you go. We... More

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marysville ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

You CAN NOT leave Nashville without going to this place. Absolute best deal in town. Amazing southern comfort food served up family style. At 14.95 a person you get all you can eat. We had: cucumber salad, cole slaw, gravy & biscuits, corn pudding, white beans, green beans,mashed potatoes, pulled pork, meat loaf, fried chicken, cinnamon rolls and banana pudding.... More

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Williamstown NJ
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91 reviews 91 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was in Nashville for a couple days on business and decided to dine at Monell's after reading all the great reviews on TA. WOW! The food was great. It is served family style with about 10 people per table. The staff and service was great. The food was of good quality and plenty of it. No one should go... More

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Newport
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were looking for a place that served real, good southern food, someplace the locals would go. We heard about Monell's and gave it a try. If you like real good southern, comfort food, this is the place to go. There is plenty to go around, the seating in family (communal) style, and out of respect, they ask for no... More

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New Jersey, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place looks like there is a crazy long wait when you walk in, but put your name on the list and they will seat you quickly. If you dont like to socialize, this place is not for you. You pay a flat rate and get massive amounts of different food that you pass around the table to your left.... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Dining is family style, you sit around a table with other families. Food is served in big bowls and on platters, the food is passed around the table. It is all you can eat. Menu changes daily, however, crispy fried chicken is served everyday. There are vegetables, salads and casseroles. Desserts is served at the end of the meal. The... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you want good food and have an empty stomach this is the place for you especially on the weekend........brunch!!!!!!!

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Fallston, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

On a recent trip to Nashville we decided to find a restaurant that offered good old fashioned southern cooking. We came across Monell's and decided to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised by the group seating arrangements. All food is brought out in large bowls to be passed around the table. We had a most enjoyable time conversing... More

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Chicago
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was in town from Chicago for career fairs at Tennessee State and Fisk University. We were looking for a good place to eat and was told about Monell's. Boy, was I pleased. First, of all I really like the Germantown area. The restaurant has group seating, so you are placed at a long table with other people and the... More

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