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Back Alley Diner

217 Arcade Aly, Nashville, TN 37219-1911
+1 615-251-3003
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
217 Arcade Aly, Nashville, TN 37219-1911
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Only went in to have a brew and appetizer while waiting for our table at another establishment. It is a pub. It has pub food. It is not Ruth’s Chris but it is not McDonald’s either. I caught a glimpse of other tables and it...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: Yes, it's down a dark alley. I went at night with another lady and we never felt it was unsafe. The outside is what you would except to find in a city, in an alley. It also wasn't difficult for us to find. GPS...More

1  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar atmosphere with a good variety of food. We made a reservation and they had a table reserved for us in a preferred location in the restaurant. Made for a nice night out.

Thank Carole K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on January 19th, and the bartender was friendly enough. We enjoyed the beer selection if somewhat limited, the burgers were delicious and well executed.

Thank Boggus M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The longer I sat in this restaurant, the more I liked it. Completely unpretentious, good and fast food. Burgers were very good and fries just the right crispness. Service was friendly. The crowd felt local and went from empty at 5 to nearly full by...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Did not enjoy our meal here, but perhaps it was our dingbat of a waitress...... She recommended two items, neither of them on the menu, and one was "out" (the chili) and the other seemed lackluster (nachos)........even the tiny bit of cheese on the nachos...More

Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 30 October 2017

What a hidden gem in the dark alleys of Nashville. The Back Alley Dinner is a great place to meet the locals and hear some good music from some very talented young writers. This place is visited daily for lunch by the business crowd but...More

1  Thank David U
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice little place literally located in a back alley. It has a very casual and laid back atmosphere. I had the catfish Poboy and my wife had salad with chicken. Both were very good. Prices were reasonable. RECOMMEND

Thank William S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place during our Crawl of Fame, pub crawl. This place is great! Back Alley Diner has plenty of seating, great beer/drink selection. The food is delicious! Sarah was an excellent bartender/server, very personable and accommodating. Great music and hula hoops!!

Thank mamasculley
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went to a restaurant around the corner who were just finishing serving and they sent us to this one. Didn't look great from the outside, but when you go inside you are truly amazed. The food was great, and the girl that served us couldn't...More

1  Thank MarielleIreland
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3 September 2015|
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Response from LSUfaninSA | Reviewed this property |
I think it is fine for teens. The live music was set up in the corner. I think it was a trio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Arcade Aly, Nashville, TN 37219-1911
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-251-3003
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