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Arnold's Country Kitchen

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605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
+1 615-256-4455
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast beef” (149 reviews)
“chocolate pie” (49 reviews)
“turnip greens” (63 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must try when in Nashville, although beware only open lunch hours. Had the roast beef and fried cat fish with hush puppies. The meats are great the sides are even better (fried green tomatoes, cauliflower casserole, green beans and corn casserole) and don't get...More

Thank BellaBum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in the Nashville area for 35 years and only recently found this fantastic place to eat. It is in the very popular and booming gulch district and with all the high end and expensive places in this area, it was a delight...More

1  Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our girls weekend we visited Arnold’s country cooking restaurant. Our server the night before said we should not leave Nashville without trying this Nashville institution. We had visited the HermitageAnd didn’t get back to Nashville till about 2 PM and we were starving and...More

1  Thank The-South-Carolinans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in, stood in line, ordered meat & 3, for 4 people. Got our food, silverware, drinks, then ate until I could not eat anymore! Great Food! Home cooking, flavorful, plenty on plate. Good prices. Only one CON: no ice in machine for our iced...More

1  Thank CullmanMuseum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hot chocolate pie on my goodness. Chocolate, sweet and heat what more could you want. The chicken and dumplings were pretty average not a thick as I prefer. I like dumplings with a gravy or stew like sauce not soup. Theirs was a little...More

Thank michaelrG9411PK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a bit skeptical at first... but the food was amazing! Just as the name says, it's a real country kitchen! My husband approved!

Thank vanessathomson
Reviewed January 14, 2018

we seen this place in some reviews as alocal place to try, so decided to check it out. We were very happy with the choice. It was a cafeteria style place, we pick a meat and three sides. We also had dessert and a drink...More

2  Thank fatkidfromcanada
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I have been going to Arnold's for years and it never disappoints. The reason the food is so good is because they season the food. It tastes good! What an original concept. Other restaurants could take a page from their playbook. They won the James...More

1  Thank MING-TN
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We tried to visit last year but they were closed for the holidays, so this year, I made sure we went when they were open again. And it was so worth it. Yes, it's only open from 10:30 am for a few hours a day,...More

1  Thank Umamininja
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Arnold's is a very good meat and three. There are plenty of choices, and everything I've tried there has been really good. The fried chicken is excellent, and you MUST try the hot chocolate pie. Not fancy, probably not hip, but good southern food, and...More

1  Thank Paul P
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Response from Domenic S | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Brian C
September 5, 2015|
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Response from paleoman62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and you would deserve it. Iced tea is the drink of the day, always, and please don't ask for unsweet tea!!
April 13, 2015|
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Response from ceb45 | Reviewed this property |
Get there before 11:15 am for lunch. Long line but it goes fast.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-256-4455
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