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Calypso Cafe

#193 of 1,649 Restaurants in Nashville
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3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 297-3888
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, great value

Great chicken and choice of sauces. Great black beans and sweet potatoes as well. I went to this place before they expanded to several locations and it is a good as ever. Table service is wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Bob F
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Great chicken and choice of sauces. Great black beans and sweet potatoes as well. I went to this place before they expanded to several locations and it is a good as ever. Table service is wonderful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place has Table Service or Carry-Out with a nice little menu selection. The fruit Tea is so yummy with FREE refills!! The muffins are a bit dry but still very good. I like that they offer a lot of heathy options on the menu. The staff was super friendly & the service quick as our food was served shortly... More 

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Crown Point
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Relaxed atmosphere, semi-fast food. They have table service or carry-out. We had jerk chicken and many of the side items between us. Food was really good. Chicken was very well done jerk! Staff was friendly. Good place that is different from the normal fast food offerings. Well worth stopping here to eat.

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Cedar Hill, Texas, United States
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Perfect to take you wife for lunch or dinner. Their fruit tea is delicious with unlimited refills. Great service and friendly staff. The menu appeals to ladies more than men, but the food is good and reasonably priced.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food at a fair price - parking easy -waitress was a kick- need a 100 characters i think i am almost done

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I had not been back in awhile but tried the new location on Charlotte Ave with a new friend and it was as good as ever! I find all their salads good and healthy and their chicken is good anyway prepared.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

good review because my husband loved his bar-b-cued chicken and bean salad-the rice meh....so-so. I asked the waiter about the tuna salad. Answer "yeah...I don't know, it's not made here" not such a good answer. I had a salad that MUST have had and entire cup of canned, squishy mandarin oranges on it. Really? the romaine was crisp and fresh... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I went to Calypso Café to try what other seem to enjoy so much. Hearing so many good thing I wanted to try for myself. My disappointment began when we were told that we couldn't have a gallon of their fruit tea at the table, it was only for to go orders. Which is bull. If your worried about anyone... More 

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Thanks to Trip Advisor, I discovered Calypso for Lunch. They have a good variety for lunch (Rotisserie Chicken with three styles <BBQ, Curry, and Jerk-Hot>, Sandwiches, 5 salads, Nachos, etc with plenty sides). I had 1/2 Chicken Curry-Flavored, with the Orzo/Basil Salad and Sweet Potatoes topped with Coconut. Fruit Tea seems to be a Nashville standard and Calypso did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We made it at 8:55pm to pick up food before going to the hotel. This is my all time favorite place to eat period. Meal for 4 + 1 salad for me was $30 with lots left over.

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Additional Information about Calypso Cafe

Address: 3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209
Phone Number: (615) 297-3888
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: (615) 297-3888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?