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Arnold's Country Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Nashville
As featured in Best Food in Nashville
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605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
+1 615-256-4455
10:30 - 14:45
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 14:45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Homemade rolls. Tasty veggies. Killer pies. Delicious meat. Super nice people. I absolutely love this place. They might want to throttle back a little on the salt, but otherwise this place made me happy.

Thank Alzor S
minocqua, wi
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told to go here by an area retailer. I was a little hesitant, but was told they are a James Beard Award winner and were featured on Dinner's Drive Ins and Dives. The place isn't much to look at and is cafeteria style but the food is wonderful! I had never had fried green tomatoes before and I... More 

Thank Anne A
Greenbrier, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There may be a line but it moves quickly. That shows how good the food is. There is a daily choice of meats and vegetables just like grandmother used to make.

Thank melindaarthur2017
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My imagination gets the best of me here. There must be a 150 year old great grandmother in the kitchen who's been cooking for her 15 children, 30 grandchildren and 100 great grandchildren for years marking the dishes here. Sides and pies are consistently good Just good ole home southern cooking here.

Thank skankymonk
Rochester, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

how about $29.95 for deep fried "dry" chicken---2 legs, 1/2 breast (without wing) cold canned green beans, 2 small scoops of mac/cheese, small bowl of baked apples, 3 waters and a roll. (3 people) that's not even three quarters of a chicken! WHAT? dirty, no atmosphere, never again-i'd be surprised if they EVER get return customers. the place sucks! BIG... More 

Thank s68ijnp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely love Arnold's Country Kitchen! Chicken and Dumplings, Mac and Cheese, Fried Shrimp, Roast Beef, Sweet Tea and so much more. The crowd is an eclectic mix of Nashville's finest: country music stars, local businessmen, and blue collar construction crews. Don't be fooled by the ordering style... this is not your middle school cafeteria! Oh, and have a piece... More 

Thank DRB060607
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from Birmingham AL.. looking for soulfood..and we found it. Everything was excellent, price was great, service great and atosmpher great. Oh, and the lemonade/tea is a must. Diabetes I caution you (lol). But get it anyway.

Thank 1hilltop420
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took some co-workers there twice for lunch. Doing renovation but the food was excellent. The man clearing the tables is very friendly

Thank William C
Roslyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You gottta go for a unique Southern experience. The meat and three consists of a choice of a main course meat (or fish) dish and three authentic southern sides - ranging from turnips to mac n cheese. All for under $10. The corn soufflé and the squash were excellent. For dessert get the chocolate hot pepper pie - it was... More 

Gallatin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was ok, I got Country fried steak (never seen it in dark brown gravy, always white) and it was ok. the vegies tasted like straight out of a can. It did not look that clean inside.

Thank 310ran

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:45
10:30 - 14:45
10:30 - 14:45
10:30 - 14:45
10:30 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-256-4455

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