Superb French cuisine, cozy atmosphere, excellent service. Highly reccommend Caffe Rel, dont let the location behind the Hot Spot fool you.
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You can't tell from the outside.. But go in and try it..awesome food, service, wine selection with friendly staff. We stopped in for lunch around 1 on a Saturday..busy but not crowded..no wait. The Crab Bisque was awesome. The bread and marinara were yummy.. Each...More
Caffe REL is a fantastic restaurant located adjacent to the Hot Spot gas station. The Chef of Caffe REL is also the owner. Chef Long was a former Chef at the famous Greenbrier before coming to Franklin. He has a menu that is unbelievable. The...More
Found in a gas station beautiful decorated top flight service bringing great quality French food to the table. Reservations not accepted, prepare to wait in line every meal but it is worth the wait. Upscale sophisticated dishes with tons of flavor.
The Caffe Rel is located adjacent to a quick stop gas station mini mart sort of establishment. So, if it hadn't been recommended to us by our innkeeper, we probably would not have found it. However, it was a pleasant dining experience. The restaurant features...More
Caffe Rel is about an hours drive for us, we had heard positive comments about it so we decided to try it today. It was well worth the trip as the food and service was excellent. For the quality and amount of food we thought...More
This café reminded us of many cafés we visited in France. My husband walked by the kitchen and was astonished how clean they kept the kitchen. The food was amazing!! Marinara sauce was a bit too spicy for my four year old. I wish they...More
Caffe REL is a must stop while in Franklin. Their sign on the outside says...”It’s about the food”. Such a true statement and those reviewers who gave less than a positive review for this restaurant need to be reminded of that. Who cares if the...More