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“Little country kitchen” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dotson's Restaurant - CLOSED

Dotson's Restaurant
99 E Main St, Franklin, TN 37064-2249
615-794-2805
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Californian, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Novi, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Little country kitchen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Local eatery. Had breakfast there. Very slow service, but the food was good. Pies are over the top! Tried both coconut cream and chocolate, yum to both.

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“bad service and cold food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The service was absolutely terrible and when our food finally arrived it was cold and bad. When I mentioned this at checkout, the woman screamed at me that they were short handed. WOW! Haven't been back since and vowed to never return!!

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Maryville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Good Food , Good Price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Standard breakfast fare at a good price , but you better bring cash. They dont do plastic. The service was also good. Bacon and biscuits and gravy were very good.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Cash only at this local spot”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Truly your local food place. If you're looking for those "hole-in-the-wall" places filled with old-time locals, this fits the bill. Old and full of history; food was average (we ordered breakfast items), service was great, prices are low to average.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Derby, Kansas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“good comfort food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We had lunch at Dotson's. The food was very good - the prices were reasonable, and the service was like out of the 50tys.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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