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Cafe Rakka Mediterranean Grill

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71 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste A, Hendersonville, TN 37075-2361
+1 615-824-6264
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our whole family will agree to go here because their food is fresh and wonderfully infused with flavor, they have good sized portions for take home, and well, our adult daughters think it's cool to be seen here. After all, Guy from Drive Ins and Dives came here to put his stamp of approval on it! I recommend their lentil... More 

Thank violets4you
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hate this place. The food is below par. I had the Chicken Sajj which was basically chicken doused in saffron, and it was awful. The only thing that came with it was a salad consisting of lettuce, a slice of tomato, and cucumber. My meal was $15.99. SO NOT WORTH IT!!!!! The drinks were also very expensive. Again, not... More 

Thank Marisa P
Gallatin, Tennessee
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185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of this place for years and finally stopped for lunch. At 1 PM there was a line and the room was full. I felt like we were back in Israel with the Middle Eastern menu. I had the lunch falafel and the bride had one of those eggplant,etc pitas. Both were bursting with exotic flavors. Even the... More 

Thank OldOldBob
Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited Cafe Rakka for the 2nd time last night for Valentine's Day with my wife. This is one of her favorite places and I surely don't mind bringing her here and enjoying the food myself. My wife's favorite dish is "Chicken on the Sajj", my daughter faithfully returns to her "Chicken Tikka Masala". Last night I tried a new dish... More 

Thank Jason B
Hendersonville, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mediterranean cuisine. Like bringing people here for a casual and healthy business lunch. I eat here about once a month and find this is easy to reach and love the food every time.

Thank madeely
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My meal was very delicious and healthy. Not many options on the entree list compared to other Mediterranean restaurants I've visited but that's not a worry if all of their dishes taste as good as the shrimp jalfrezi. I asked for spicy and boy was it!! I would highly recommend for a date or small gathering. Place is small but... More 

Thank David L
Hendersonville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place!!!! Lamb Korma is simply delish!!!! Hummus is wonderful!!!!!! And we love their homemade chips!

Thank Susie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for lunch. He just returned from travel abroad and thought the food was authentic. I had the Tandoori chicken and cheese. It was excellent with just the right amount of heat

Thank Michelle P
Harmony, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Best Greek food in Tennessee! Simple and cozy place with fresh food and delicious taste! Came here on New Year's Eve and we were delighted by the great people that served us.

Thank Roberto D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We drove from NC to Nashville for the long weekend and decided to venture out and about looking for a good place to eat. Rakka's is a small eating place with not 1000 items on the menu to confuse you but, what it has to offer will leave you wanting for more. We tried almost everything - lamb korma, chicken... More 

Thank Abhishek C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste A, Hendersonville, TN 37075-2361
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sumner County  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-824-6264

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