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Calypso Cafe

301 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206-3218
+1 615-227-6133
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“black beans” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Healthy, Caribbean, Vegan Options
301 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206-3218
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Needed a light lunch so wasn't looking for anything in particular. Had the tuna salad sandwich and it was fine. The sides are were it's at. They are authentic and are unique--friend had sweet potato with coconut and I had and orzo. Wish I could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having many food allergies this is the place to go! I finally got to have a veggie burger that tasted good!

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is not a fancy place but the service was lightning fast and the food well made and definitely not manufactured glop. The server was intelligent and genuinely pleasant. We both had chicken and 2 sides. The spicing on both kinds of chicken was very...More

Thank Nellie858
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

In Nashville getting my son prepared for his freshman year at TSU and decided to meet a friend for lunch. She selected Calypso Cafe...being Caribbean, I was like I hope its good😊. Well its more on the Cuban/Spanish side of cooking and YES it was...More

Thank Chalonda S
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Stopped for late lunch. Simple menu of chicken, offered with one of three sauces, salads and several sides. Very reasonable prices, and the food was all very good. Salads were fresh and tasty. Chicken was tender and come with sauce on the side. As mentioned,it's...More

Thank Kenny O
Reviewed December 20, 2016

My wife and I both had Beans and 3. We ordered greens, soup, sweet potatoes, muffins, and rice. Everything was good and the prices are good.

Thank AndersonTeacher
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Some friends and I decided to try this restaurant for lunch as we had heard it was a good place for lunch. When we got there around 11:30 the parking lot was full which is always a good sign. I had the BBQ chicken sandwich...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Food and service is very good but if you try to go around lunch (12 to 1) good luck. Parking is not customer friendly. Eaten here several times but usually past lunch hour. Today had to opt to go somewhere else since parking lot was...More

Thank Warren C
Reviewed May 24, 2016

It is not the place to take your prom date. But if you like great tasting chicken and excellent service, then this is your place!

Thank Wolfgang R
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Calypso started over 25 years ago serving rotisserie chicken and bountiful salads made with this chicken, as well as black beans, chips and other caribbean-inspired dishes. Their three sauces for the chicken are flavorful and the side item menu is awesome. Their black beans anchor...More

Thank JGPnashville
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Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206-3218
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-227-6133
Eat Better, Be Better! Affordable, healthy, hearty meals featuring generous salads, rotissierie chicken, sandwiches and inspired side items. Vegetarian, vegan, low-fat and low-carb options. Local, family owned for over 25 years!
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