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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

The place is old, older than I am and I'm old. But, it has that way back in the 50's charm, even if worn down to the tabletops. The food is carefully home made with a changing menu of meat and side options daily. The...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2019

Thank you so much for dining wit us, Landboxwood12! We pride ourselves on being one of Nashville's favorite places to eat for over 65 years. We thank you for taking the time to leave us a thoughtful review. Come back and see us! - Kristine

Reviewed August 5, 2019

I encourage everyone to try this restaurant. I had dinner a couple days ago and the food was wonderful. I had fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and white beans. Oh yeah, I forgot the really fresh, hot and good corn bread. This restaurant has been...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you loved your meal with us! Come back and see us again! - Annette

Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

This is a small restaurant that has been around a very long time in Sylvan Park. Parking is easy in a free lot. Service is very good. It’s a bit dingy for me and the food seems bland. Lots of people seem to love it,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you for dining with us Kcjmiddle! - Kristine

Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a great friendly place to go. They were all very nice, the food was absolutely amazingly delicious. We had 6 people and one complaint about anything, lunch was so good we came back the next day for breakfast. Highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2019
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WendellSmiths, Public Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review!!! We're glad you enjoyed our place....You can always come back for dinner too ;) -Annette

Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

The food here is incredible, and is True Nashville. Once you get pass the look and age of the building, which truest adds to the Character of the experience. As the saying goes “if it isn’t broke”. The food was pure “Yum”. The Roast Beef...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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WendellSmiths, Public Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

NashYankee- We are so glad that you felt all the "YUM" feels when dining with us! Come back and see us! -Jules

Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here around 9:00 AM. It was a great choice. Delicious coffee and fast fresh breakfast. Had our food in 10 min an price was cheaper than fast food. No brainer. Their hot roast beef open face sandwhich is yummy. A good meat n 3.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jillnWendell
WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you so much for dining with us, jillnWendell. Come back and see us! - Kristine

Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

My husband wanted to eat his favorite Hattie Bs but I didn’t. This restaurant is across the street and I was not in the mood for greasy Hot chicken. He wanted BBQ chicken but they were out. Then he wanted pork chops and they were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Thank you so much for giving us a try! We pride ourselves on providing our West Nashville community with delicious Southern cooking for over 60 years. We hope to see you again soon! - Kristine

Reviewed March 5, 2019

Before last night, I had the utmost respect for Wendells. I arrived on 3/4/19 Monday night at around 6 pm with a couple of co-workers. I ordered roast beef, potatoes, green beans and a roll with sweet tea. The other guys, one had chicken and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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WendellSmiths, Guest Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

NashMaplewd81, We can’t thank you enough for being a loyal customer for the last 20+ years. As you know, this situation is far from the norm - the first one we’ve had in 70+ years to be exact. We still can’t figure out how that...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

In between doctor visits, We had time for a late breakfast at Wendell Smiths. Friendly server, seated ourselves and chose our breakfast. I asked for over medium eggs but when they came they were barely even over easy. I hate to say anything but I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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WendellSmiths, Public Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Thank you so much for dining with us, candacejo. We appreciate your business. Come back and see us! - Kristine

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Our friends who live in Nashville not far from this place suggested it because it was close, quaint and easy. They were right. Great hospitality and service — super friendly, helpful waitress behind the bar that struck up a genuine conversation with our server behind...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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WendellSmiths, Public Relations Manager at Wendell Smith's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2018

We like to keep it simple and good - just like you said. It's what's kept us in business for so long. Thank you for stopping by. -Brittney

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