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Caney Fork

$$ - $$$American, ,
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
+1 615-724-1200
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (118 reviews)
“frog legs” (100 reviews)
“catfish” (344 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Caney Fork
1. Best Wild Game in Tennessee
" Great gator, elk, deer stew and the best frog legs i ever had."
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2. Large Parties/Groups Welcome!!
"They were very accommodating for our group of 20+"
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3. Largest Catfish Filets in Nash
" Best BBQ ever. Ribs a dream. Catfish to perfection."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, excellent service, generous portions. Four ate for $55 + tip. I would definitely recommend Caney Fork for an interesting meal. Small children may be anxious about the many mounted animals. Okra & green tomatoes fried to perfection. Bison burger was moist and flavorful....More

Thank Browni
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The ribs are so good. So is the pulled pork. The barbecue sauce is Excellent. I recently visited the renowned Joe's barbecue in Kansas City, voted the best in KC, and actually liked Candy Forks flavors better. The ambience is interesting without being crowded. If...More

Thank Pentaburks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch. Immediately seated near the pond. Food was excellent. I had the flat iron steak and it was prepared to perfection. My wife had the wings and thoroughly enjoyed them. Oversized portions. Onion rings were very good. Lightly breaded. Enjoyed this restaurant....More

Thank Iralgo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good. The service was friendly and accurate, but it took a very long time to be served. The fried cod was moist, the coating was crispy. The fried gator tail was well seasoned. The atmosphere was fun and the live catfish...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I was a bit apprehensive, Caney Forks turned out to be a great choice for dinner in Nashville, Tennessee. We weren't really into wild game, so we opted for the chicken and ribs. Great meal! Amanda (or Mandy?) was our server, and did an...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the atmosphere of this place! There are lots of mounted animals - even a pond with live fish. They offer great Southern Cooking. I've been here when there was live music, although that was not the case on this visit. I think it's...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum! The bartender served me at a nearby table. I enjoyed the fried pickles and the Outfitters Stew! The stew was just like grandmas but with venison in it! So good!! The staff was super friendly and the decor was great. Tell me how I...More

Thank SwanPrincess333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband wanted to go here because my older son and him had eaten catfish sandwiches here 3 years ago. They both said it was great. So, I was looking forward to our lunch and so was he. The complimentary corn puffs are pretty good....More

Thank bhupp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While at a convention I ended up going to the Caney Fork for dinner. I wasn't that impressed from the outside, but once we got in the place it was very nice. The wait staff was very nice and quick to take care of you....More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ask for Megan. She is so attentive and really knows the menu. Portions are large. Really tasty ribs, catfish & corn fritters. Kind of a hunting lodge décor. Catfish pond and waterfall in the rear provide a nice relaxing touch. Several wild game items on...More

Thank van m
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James R
10 May 2017|
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Response from ItsASunniDae | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know but I do know that they fry their fries in the same oil as the fish because we inquired about shellfish allergies.
9 January 2017|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. We were there as a couple but there were plenty of families around.
22 April 2016|
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Response from J-W | Reviewed this property |
For my husband and I it would be considered a short walk. Maybe 20 minutes. So yes, if you are in fairly good shape, you could walk to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-724-1200
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The #1 Restaurant Attraction in Nashville. Southern Camp-Style Restaurant with top rated food, awesome service, interesting decor and a fun atmosphere. Now also rated as the #1 restaurant for Wild Game in Tennessee
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