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“Fresh food, always busy!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Silkes Old World Breads

Silkes Old World Breads
1214 College St, Clarksville, TN 37040-4673
931-920-3311
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Ranked #10 of 329 Restaurants in Clarksville
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Clarksville, Tennessee
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86 reviews 86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Fresh food, always busy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Silke's is a great lunch spot if you want to avoid the burger and fries routine. They probably have one of the most varied menus in town, including several vegan and vegetarian dishes. Their salads are fresh, tasty, and a reasonable size, their pizza is good, and their sandwiches will appeal to individuals who enjoy European style sandwiches. They have several soups every day (even when the temperature is over 100 degrees) and they are popular with the customers. Lunch will run about $10 per person. Silke's is close to the university and quite popular with the university faculty. If they are busy, it can take a while to get your food because they prepare things as they are ordered.They have a variety of European artisan style breads and sweet rolls every day and the most popular can sell out quickly, so if you see it in the case, better get it! They have coffee drinks, but I have not tried those.

Silke is also an artist and has been graciously displayed work by local artists in the bakery since she opened. Most of the pieces are for sale. There is also a children's play area.

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English first
Clarksville, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Little Germany”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

If you are ever in Clarksville, Tennessee, don't miss a visit to Silke's restaurant and cafe. The German owner created a piece of Germany with her great selection of freshly baked breads, cakes, and menu items. The atmosphere is very authentic and includes a play corner for children. Just added was an outdoor patio which is something you find everywhere in restaurants in Germany. The food and ambiance in this restaurant will not disappoint you!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“small business charm”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

A friend invited me to join her for breakfast there. Cosy atmosphere. Selling stuff in shop other than food. Ok, look see what they have. Food: fresh but not impressive to my palate. Not rushing back to eat there. Over priced.

Visited September 2011
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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“Authentic, homestyle german food and bakery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

They are the best restaurant in town and every thing is top notch.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“I found a dead fly baked in my bread!!!!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

My husband and I went to buy some bread to take home and make sandwiches. After we purchased some whole wheat bread we took it home to have with dinner. Upon cutting the bread we found a huge dead fly in the bread. SO GROSS AND MUST BE REPORTED TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT!!! BIG DISAPPOINTMENT AND WE WILL NEVER BY ANOTHER LOAF FROM A PLACE THAT IS THAT UNSANITARY!!!!!!!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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