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Karin's Kustard & Hamburgers

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470 S Lowry St, Smyrna, TN 37167-3420
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to grab a bite and enjoy the fresh air and occasionally a train whistle! We go for the shakes at least once a week...best in town! Usual fair, kind of a tasty freeze flair from back in the day...burgers, dogs, chicken, fries, ice cream and of course their Shakes! Friendly staff and fair pricing.

Thank aPriestinTN
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on our way home for ice cream. Banana splits were ordered. Took a little longer than expected to rcv at walk up window. Something about a cup of soft serve with a few slices of banana and spoons of topping doesn't make a banana split. I would probably order something different in the future. Drive through was... More 

Thank Cinamngrl
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is no 5 star dining experience, but it's cute and the food is tasty. It's a nice little detour from the restaurant circuit. My kids enjoyed the picnic tables dining experience. It was a fun way to take them out for a meal while Mommy was working late. The soft serve ice cream was nice treat for the drive... More 

Thank Bluetorasan
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

So Karin makes some decent ice cream. It's not the best I've ever had not the worst. The food on the other hand is an entirely different story. The only way I imagine this place stays open is that locals have a sense of duty to buy from there. My family went and got hamburgers and hot dogs, and corn... More 

Thank Andrew B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the best. Love it. Fast and friendly (these 2 things rarely come together these days). Locally owned and operated. Its one of those places that you come across, and all of a sudden, its your go to spot.

Thank Cindy D
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We were out and about looking at houses for sale and saw this little place on the side of the road and wasn't in the mood to eat but the menu looked fantastic and decided to try a large milkshake and it was beyond amazing. I tried a large extra extra banana and this fat boy was in heaven

Thank Chris F
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Quick service drive thru Good burgers Good chili Good shakes Great frozen custard Great for kids Crowded at times, plan ahead

Thank suntan49
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Karin's Kustard is a good place to eat and a great place for custard (ice cream). In warm weather it is nice to sit out side under their cover and enjoy your Kustard! The trains come right by so cover your ears and enjoy the rumble under your feet. Be sure to have a Bomb dig-a-dy. It is the BOMB!

Thank W3083UZmarkh
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

My co-workers and I ordered take out, so I did not get to experience the atmosphere of this place, but I did get to experience the food! I had a cheeseburger, which was perfectly done, well seasoned and juicy. I also had some chili cheese fries which I did not expect to be so massive! And the chili definitely tasted... More 

Thank auburnledford
Smyrna, Tennessee
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Karin ' s Kustard takes me back to the many mom and pop burger places I remember from the Midwest. Karin hails from Indiana. From the walk up window to the pork fritters, it is a classic. There is no indoor seating, you can eat at the covered picnic tables or in your car. We eat there often and really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 S Lowry St, Smyrna, TN 37167-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: 615-220-0440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?