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Stan's Restaurant-Souvenirs

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1555 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia, TN 38401-7658
+1 931-381-2234
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Stan's frequently before they closed for this renovation. The improvements only extend to the structure itself. We walked in to several tables that had not been bussed. The service was slow. The food was mediocre and the hostess had zero personality. They no longer serve french silk pie. The knives are not dinner knives; they're smaller butter... More 

Thank kaytherese
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't like to write negative reviews but the only good thing about this was the chicken was good and the waitress was nice...but, you knew this was coming 😀, every time the waitress showed up she had to apologize for the delay. For $10.99 for chicken, I got a small thigh and a wing!! The potatoes (with no gravy) were... More 

Thank joymarq
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would try Stan's now that they are open again. Had a Great breakfast and wonderful service. Can't wait to give lunch a try.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Saint Augustine, Florida
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292 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Working in the area and wanted to try the local place first. Looks like they just opened in their new building. It looks great! Portions were fairly large however service was slow. Maybe they will get it figured out soon! I'll certainly be back to avoid the big breakfast chains nearby.

Thank sdf66
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to Birmingham. Wanted a local place to eat but rather than look for a diner we saw this on I-65 so stopped. Pickles were good but a little salty. Hamburger with mushrooms was big but a little over cooked. I had roast beef sandwich and mashed potatoes which were not "real" as they thought. I do believe... More 

Thank Jean P
Locust Fork, Alabama
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late breakfast on the way to INDY. Did not know what to expect. It was absolutely wonderful. Large portions and down home cooking. The server was new (she said she had been there a week) but she was super friendly and helpful. I have a food allergy and she made several trips to the kitchen... More 

Thank Tammymomoftwin
Columbia, Tennessee
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115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives - This place looks awesome, country lodge decor restaurant mated up to a convenience store. New, bright and welcoming. Negatives - Service was painfully slow, long wait for drink order, server was even slower to return to check on us and refill drinks. Our meals were brought to us incorrect, condiments were not to order. Menu makes no mention... More 

Thank NC27012
Steele, Alabama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our way home from a family vacation see all the signs on the interstate stans.looks good so we go to try stans country cooking..we walk in to this gas station with a restaurant in it.big nice building. They have 5 or 6 empty tables but we still had to wait because the trump wanna be look alike ignored us... More 

3 Thank sfinley1970
Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

They've only been open about 2 weeks since rebuilding. Stan's has been around since 1947. But they have a new building and it looks great. For years, I've been trying to find an excuse to stop there when traveling I-65 near Columbia. Tuesday, my main dish was a half skillet of kracklin' cornbread. I added some pinto beans, white beans,... More 

Thank Jerrie B
Columbia, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We live nearby and wanted to try it out since it is completely new. It was awful, the service was poor but the vegetables tasted like right out of a can and the biscuit was a very hard and cold and either frozen or canned. To make it worse the vegetable plate that I tried was not only terrible, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia, TN 38401-7658
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-381-2234
Hey Y'all! Stan's Restaurant has been servin' up the best in country cooking and friendly hometown service for generations of travelers and locals alike. We've been in these parts since 1947, and we know how Country Cookin' should be done, from scratch and with love. Breakfast around here steals the show, but don't worry, you can get it all day long. Come enjoy house favorites like our Po'ke Chops & Aigs, Country Ham, and Homemade Biscuits & Sawmill Gravy. If yer feelin' real country, give our Po'ke Brains & Aigs a try, they won't disappoint! Our real pit smoked BBQ is a must try, it's the real deal fo'ks. From our Kracklin' Cornbread, Turnip Greens, and Black-Eyed Peas to our fried Frog Legs...We mean to keep the Country in Country Cookin'! Stopping at Stan's is a Middle Tennessee tradition for truckers, travelers, and even a few famous fo'ks making their way to Music City. Come in and browse our antiques, souvenirs, and a few oddities you won't find anywhere else. Our Country Store (it's the original, by the way) stocks local jams, jellies, and the like to take home and enjoy. We ship our Famous Country Smoked Hams, Specialty Bacon and Sausage anywhere in the world! Whether it's to get gas for yer car, or food for yer Southern lovin' soul, Stan's has been keepin' it country for a long time now and we aim to please. Bye Y'all and see ya soon!

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