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Arnold's Country Kitchen

605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
+1 615-256-4455
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast beef” (148 reviews)
“chocolate pie” (48 reviews)
“turnip greens” (62 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just want to let everyone know that you have a VERY small window of time to eat there. They are closed on the weekends (all day Saturday and Sunday) and only open from 11:00am until 2:45pm. If you want to visit this restaurant I...More

Thank RJD32
Reviewed 1 week ago

A no-frills cafeteria-style restaurant serving Southern comfort food classics that exceeded expectations. Excellent introduction to meat and three format. Be sure to arrive before noon to beat the large lunch crowd. Service was friendly and efficient. The fried catfish was perfectly seasoned and prepared. The...More

1  Thank nickopernicus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good choice of meat and three options and a welcoming environment. Food not rated higher due to what seemed to be excessive salt seasoning in many of the food options.

Thank Bobjlandwa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw the photo of the roast beef plate online somewhere and let that tempt me into a visit here. Be sure to check their hours, which are very limited. Long line for service, as many have mentioned. The man carving the beef was verbally...More

Thank keithhyman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for lunch if your are looking for a meat and three. I have tried almost everything and it was all good except for the country fried steak. I am not a fan of this. The line is normally...More

Thank TbonethePhotographer
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Every time I get to Nashville I try to make time to eat at Arnold's Country Kitchen. They have just finished a remodel which modernized and enlarged the dining area, so the lines that form move pretty quickly. There is a good reason for the...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I was in town for a site visit for a possible upcoming conference. We needed to stop and have lunch; and I absolutely love southern food. It was recommended and decided to eat where the locals eat - Arnold's. I just couldn't wait. The restaurant...More

Thank leoclab
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My daughter heard of this place and we went for lunch on our first day in Nashville. It was an easy walk from the Country Music Hall of Fame. The food was fantastic. They have a different choice of meats each day with a selection...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good and many selections but on the sweet side. Not a relaxing place for lunch but quick. Chairs very close together

Thank Shari G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

While in Nashville, plan to go to Arnold's for a killer lunch time meal. They are open a few hours from 11:30 to 3 so it is a small window. It is worth the effort. They serve cafeteria style plates of meats and sides. I...More

Thank Peter F
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Response from Domenic S | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Brian C
5 September 2015|
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Response from paleoman62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and you would deserve it. Iced tea is the drink of the day, always, and please don't ask for unsweet tea!!
13 April 2015|
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Response from ceb45 | Reviewed this property |
Get there before 11:15 am for lunch. Long line but it goes fast.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-256-4455
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