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MacK and Kate's

3078 Maddux Way, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-4104
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3078 Maddux Way, Franklin, TN 37064
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great brunch. Outside of downtown though, about a 20 minute drive. Great drinks too for about $9. Friendly staff. More expensive than some brunches but was delicious and nice location.

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends really enjoyed brunch. The blood orange mimosa was great. Was a little pricy. Would go back again.

Thank Almorgan21
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation for six. There ended up being seven of us. However when we showed up. The table was only suitable for four people. We decided we would go somewhere else. Then they said they had an alternative. It was a very nice...More

Thank BruceandLeslietravel
Jan S, Owner at MacK and Kate's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bruce and Leslie, I agree that the ratings should in include 1/2 points, however, I am most concerned about your food. The bouillabaisse is my family recipe and is considered one of the top dishes for 15 years. I will look in to that...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner here with family. Food was delicious. Amanda, our server, was very attentive, knowledgeable, and helpful. We have already decided to return for our next special dinner.

Thank LRD
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have resisted posting a negative review about our neighborhood restaurant Mack and Kates, which I have frequented many times over the past few years. But I have reached the breaking point - with such a great location in this attractive development in this great...More

Thank Foodymon
Reviewed 18 June 2017

How nice to dine in a restaurant where you can actually have a conversation with people in your party. Delectable Shrimp & Grits was a popular dish for a lot of us in our party. The fried green tomatoes were amazing! Everyone enjoyed their dinners...More

2  Thank Amelia B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for brunch. A nice original southern menu for Sunday brunch. In a quiet area with plenty of parking. Good service, full bar.

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had dinner here with reservations on a Friday evening. The fried green tomatoes were the best I've ever had. The complimentary biscuits were also good, but ours were not served with jam that other reviewers have mentioned. For my entrée, I ordered the lobster...More

1  Thank clairehs1974
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We went April 21st and hosted 4 other adults. The décor and atmosphere is inviting and pleasant. The crab appetizers were underwhelming; the fried green tomatoes were good. Four people ordered the fresh Halibut and said that it was very good; two of us had...More

Thank jjlgrammie
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a basic brunch hunger and decided to try Mack and Kate's for our first Sunday brunch there (Valentines, dinner and business lunches have been great). The atmosphere was, as always, perfect . The service was good and engaging. They have a way of...More

1  Thank John M
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Mary K
10 August 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Casual to nice dress - doesn't matter
16 April 2017|
Response from Justin E |
Yes we are open 365 days of the year book any special occasions or holidays early they fill up fast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$36
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3078 Maddux Way, Franklin, TN 37064
    (Franklin Road & Moores Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-591-4104
  • E-mail
Sophisticated Southern and Gourmet Country are great ways to describe the cuisine at the charming Mack & Kate"s Cafe. Named after two sisters, MacKenzie and Kathleen, our family owned and operated establishment will make you feel right at home. Started in a small, sleepy town, Mack & Kate's humbled beginnings took place in a small service station. This charming little destination dining spot grew over eight years, resulting in the Strawn Family relocating Mack & Kates to Franklin, TN.
We enjoy seeing our friends from our early days and our new friends here in Franklin.
We use the freshest and finest when it comes to our ingredients and always support local farmers and growers. We pride our self in our accommodating and knowledgeable service team and the ability to consistently feed our customers what they are looking for; the freshest from the best.
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