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The Family Wash/Garage Coffee

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626A Main St, Nashville, TN 37206-3604
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another gem in East Nashville, this hot spot is located on Main Street. Comfort food menu, with live music stage. Also has bar seating available. One of the few places around town (there are a handful surprisingly) with a coffee shop embedded in the venue which functions as a stand alone as well. One downside: parking lot is small and... More 

Thank Scott F
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had this awesome little place recommended to us by our host. We were told the food was great and you should catch some good music. It's a converted auto garage done just so well with some super decor. We got shown to a table 2nd row from the stage, brought water and drink order was taken. We were made to... More 

Thank Roger_Suth
Flat rock, NC
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family Wash was recommended by a friend who knew we were traveling to Nashville. I'm not sure if I would have gone here otherwise since it's not located downtown. We were so fortunate to have found this place. The music was a tribute to Paul McCartney. The lead singer looked and sounded like Paul McCartney. It was thoroughly entertaining. I... More 

1 Thank Joseph C
Key West, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little gem located in East Nashville. They have a generous selection of craft beer and though we didn't eat the menu looked great. Jami was our bartender and she was wonderful- attentive, kind, friendly, and a wealth of knowledge regarding the area. We will definitely be back next time we're in town!!

Thank luckytravels22
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great music room. Great foodie spot. It kept much of the character of the original while still finding ways to accommodate more groovy people. The garage coffee partnership is a wonderful addition. When traveling visitors want to see where the locals hang out, this is where i take them. Kudos to the chef for allowing customizing of the delicious shepherds... More 

Thank Hub2112
Lynchburg, Virginia
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family Wash is a great funky place to hang out and have a good meal. They seem to land some really interesting music acts and their somewhat uncommon menu is a treat (I recommend the Shepard's pie). On top of all that, the people there are great folks. Go check 'em out!

Thank jodpan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Family Wash is very different. A hip place with a very different menu and odd style of live music. Meatballs were very good but my wife got the chicken pot pie and although it did not mentioned sweet potato, the pie had a very sweet taste like sweet potato so beware. It's not your normal chicken pot pie. The... More 

Thank zacksteen
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was wonderful and the food was really good. They have a large dining area and a smaller area that they called the 'Fish Bowl'. A Large bar for happy hour and a live band on various nights. They had something on the menu that was surprising but very tasty - Fried Chicken Skins. The restaurant serves breakfast and... More 

Thank Kim C
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday afternoon. Seated immediately by a friendly hostess. Wait staff came almost immediately with menus and suggestions when we asked. She recommended a house cocktail on tap when one of us ordered a Manhattan. The house cocktail was excellent! Cant remember the name of it. sorry. Ordered beer cheese appetizer. It was wonderful. Fresh and hot. Loved... More 

Thank 538cheryly
Nashville, Tennessee
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Even though their coffee maker broke, they served us some great alternative. Breakfast items were delicious, service was fast and very friendly. Definitely a plus for the East Nashville environment

Thank WolfganginTN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, International
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626A Main St, Nashville, TN 37206-3604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: 16156459930

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?