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Nashville, TN

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Arnold's Country Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Arnold's Country Kitchen
(786 ratings)

605 8th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 256-4455
  • Chicken and Dumplings
    use lard to make dumplings; looks good
  • Turnip Greens
    add wasabi powder and horseradish powder to give it a "kick"; looks good
  • "Meat and Three"
    1 meat + 3 sides; Casey got roast beef, mac & cheese, fried green tomatoes & fried apples
4.5 out of 5
786 ratings
won James Beard award ("America's Classics"); "meats and three" (meat entree & 3 vegetable sides)
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  • Berry Cobbler
    seasonal
  • Hot Fried Chicken
    double-dipped batter & deep-fried in soy bean oil; offered in 5 degrees of spiciness (mild, medium, hot, "Damn Hot!" & "Shut the Cluck Up!"); looks good
4.5 out of 5
3552 ratings
2 locations in Nashville
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Mas Tacos: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mas TacosSee Mas Tacos Video
(993 ratings)

732 McFerrin St Map It!
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 543-6271
  • Holiday Tamale
    masa mixed w/ whipped chicken fat & filled w/ "tinga" (spicy tomato-sauced chicken), steamed in husks & topped w/ green tomatillo salsa; available only during holidays & Wednesdays; "one of the best I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Chicken Pozole Verde
    corn-based soup w/ chicken pieces, hominy, cabbage, avocado, radish, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Quinoa & Sweet Potato Tacos
    quinoa (grain-like) mixed w/ sweet potato, topped w/ shredded cabbage, green tomatillo salsa, crema, cilantro & lime juice served on flour tortilla
4.5 out of 5
993 ratings
opened in 2010; chef/owner lived in Mexico to learn the craft & started in a 1974 Winnebago-turned-mobile-kitchen; food truck also available; Other Recipes: Chicken Tortilla Soup
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As Seen On:
Best Sandwich in America, Episode: "South"
  • Asian Flank Steak Sandwich
    sliced marinated & grilled Angus flank, topped w/ melted Provolone cheese & Asian-influenced giardiniera; available on Mondays only; looks good
4.5 out of 5
350 ratings
est. 2008; specialize in fresh artisan sandwiches w/ focus on supporting the local economy; moved from original location at 1402 McGavock Pike
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Peg Leg Porker: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Peg Leg Porker
(1619 ratings)

903 Gleaves St Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 829-6023
peglegporker.com
  • Memphis Sushi
    sausage & cheese platter w/saltines; add BBQ sauce
  • Ribs
    dry (non-sauced) baby-back rib smoked for 3-4 hrs; looks good
  • Smoked Green Beans
    w/ bacon; one of best selling sides
  • BBQ Pork Nachos
    cheese, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, jalapeneos; "best nachos I've ever had" -Aaron Sanchez; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1619 ratings
opened in 2013; award winning BBQ w/ owner who lost his leg at age 17 fighting bone cancer...and hence the restaurant name
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  • Fried Chicken Plate
    various "hotness": 0-degrees for plain; 100-deg for mild; 200-deg for medium; 400-deg for hot
4.0 out of 5
137 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2007; inspired by Prince's Hot Chicken Shack; offer "bibs" made of customer-designed tee-shirts
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Adele's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Adele's
(434 ratings)

1210 McGavock St Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 988-9700
adelesnashville.com
  • Adele's Hamburger
    burger w/ bacon-onion jam, aioli, buttermilk cheddar
  • Coconut Cake
    looks good
  • JW Potatoes
    broken-up boiled-steamed potatoes, doubled deep-fried in rosemary oil & topped w/ Parmesan cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
434 ratings
features an open kitchen w/ a large fireplace grill, wood-burning oven, white quarter-sawn oak bar & cooks' counter
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Biscuit Love: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Biscuit LoveSee Biscuit Love Video
(2190 ratings)

316 11th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 490-9584
biscuitlove.com
  • "The Gertie"
    named after chef's daughter; biscuit, chocolate gravy, peanut butter, caramelized banana jam, pretzel crunch
  • The Wash Park
    sandwich w/ buttermilk biscuit, 2 beef burger patties, Pimento cheese, bacon jam, 1 egg; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2190 ratings
est. 2012; started as a food truck that offered an assortment of southern menu options sourced from local purveyors and farms; eventually became a brick & mortar establishment in 2015; long lines
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Caffe Nonna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Caffe NonnaSee Caffe Nonna Video
(173 ratings)

4427 Murphy Rd Map It!
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 463-0133
www.caffenonna.com
  • Lasagna Nonna
    8-layers of butternut squash, spinach, pasta & ricotta on sauteed swiss chard w/ 2 sauces
4.0 out of 5
173 ratings
Other Recipes: Mediterranean Chicken | Ratatouille w/ Pesto Shrimp | Salad w/ Poppy Seed Vinaigrette & Almond Crusted Scallops | Shrimp w/ Basil Pesto | Spicy Shrimp & Scallops
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Grilled Cheeserie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grilled CheeserieSee Grilled Cheeserie Video
(319 ratings)

2003 Belcourt Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 203-0351
grilledcheeserie.com
  • Pimento Mac & Chee Melt
    top seller; housemade pimento cheese w/ local cheddar, macaroni, Benton's bacon bits, sliced tomato on country white bread; recommended w/ side of homemade tomato soup (as a dip); looks good
4.0 out of 5
319 ratings
started in 2010; serving up gourmet grilled cheese melts & nostalgic treats featuring seasonal, local products; run by husband-and-wife team...she is a Le Cordon Bleu trained Chef; formerly a food truck; Trace Adkins (country music artist) made special visit
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  • Ackee and Saltfish
    authentic Jamaican dish; ackee is a fruit
  • Coconut Drops
    coconut, water, brown sugar & ginger condensed & formed like peanut brittle (w/o the peanuts); looks good
  • Fried Chicken
    pan-fried chicken breast strips topped w/ mango chutney sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
133 ratings
at Nashville farmer's market
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  • Biscuits
    made by the "Biscuit Lady" (Carol Fay); Martha Stewart tried to get the recipe (but didn't get it); looks good
  • Country Ham
  • Hashbrown Casserole
4.0 out of 5
1613 ratings
opened in 1952; Southern cooking; known for their biscuits, they serve 4,000 to 7,000 biscuits a day; also a 14-room motel
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  • Fried Bologna Sandwich
    1-inch thick sliced smoked bologna & flash-fried
  • Redneck Taco
    BBQ on top of cornbread hoe-cake topped w/ slaw & sauce; choose between pork, brisket, sausage, chicken, turkey or catfish (Michael gets the chicken)
  • Whole Hog Platter
    smoked w/ hickory pulled pork; Michael get sides: broccoli salad & hush puppies; looks good
4.0 out of 5
567 ratings
specialize in West Tennessee-style; multiple locations
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  • Santa Fe (Pancakes)
    3 stone-ground cornmeal pancakes w/ chunks of bacon, cheddar & roasted green chiles cooked inside; recommended w/ maple syrup, hot picante salsa & sour cream
  • Sweet Potato Pancakes
    most popular; looks good
  • Village Smithy Sante Fe Cornmeal Pancakes
    Three stone-ground cornmeal pancakes with chunks of bacon, Cheddar cheese, and roasted green chiles cooked inside. Recommended with maple syrup, hot picante salsa, and sour cream; "one of the coolest, best thing I've ever tried"-Adam Richman
4.0 out of 5
1387 ratings
#48 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1961; Nashville breakfast mecca; 23 pancake variations; long lines; where QB Ingle Martin ate growing up
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Pepperfire Hot Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pepperfire Hot ChickenSee Pepperfire Hot Chicken Video
(478 ratings)

1000 Gallatin Avenue Map It!
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 582-4824
pepperfirechicken.com
  • Tender Royale
    Pepper Jack cheese sandwich battered, dredged & deep-fried, then topped w/ hot (spicy) chicken tenders; if you want HOT, order XX-Hot
4.0 out of 5
478 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods); #23 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); cozy joint specializing in Nashville-style hot fried chicken; specialize in fried chicken offering in varying degrees of hotness: Southernfied, Light Mild, Mild, Medium, Hot, X-Hot & XX-Hot; moved from original airing location (2821 Gallatin Pike)
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As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Brunch"
  • Post Roast Hash
    sous-vide tri-tip beef, potato, peppers, egg topped w/ veal reduction sauce
4.0 out of 5
1099 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Brunch); "a place to meet" w/ Americana-style restaurant, bowling, swimming pool, boccie ball
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Prince's Hot Chicken Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Prince's Hot Chicken ShackSee Prince's Hot Chicken Shack Video
(752 ratings)

123 Ewing Dr Map It!
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-9442
  • Spicy Hot Chicken
    spicy hot (lots of cayenne pepper); served on white bread and capped w/ slices of pickle on top; history: great uncle--a womanizer--upset a lady friend and she served him chicken spiced super hot to get back at him...he liked it
4.0 out of 5
752 ratings
#3 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1941; Nashville institution
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As Seen On:
Iron Chef Eats, Episode: "Comfort Food"
  • Smoked Meatloaf
    house ground meatloaf slow smoked & finished on the grill; topped w/ mushroom gravy, served w/ at iron green beans & mashed potatoes
  • Southern Stack
    slow-smoked pulled pork over sweet potato pancakes & fried apples, topped w/ a fried egg & served w/ a side of home fries
4.0 out of 5
1748 ratings
started as a little grocery store in the 50s & then adding restaurant w/ "great food & Southern hospitality"; multiple locations in TN
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  • Bacon lamb Burger
    grilled and lightly spiced (w/ homemade "love spice") ground lamb patty, strips of bacon topped with melted Swiss cheese and a pinch of crushed red pepper; looks good
  • Kotopita
    like a "Greek pot pie"; slowly baked cubes if chicken breast, Greek cheese & veggies wrapped in layers of flaky phyllo dough; looks good
  • Suzukaki
    Greek beef meatballs topped with light tomato sauce
3.5 out of 5
283 ratings
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  • Crawfish Boil
    crawfish, potatoes, homemade smoked sausage, corn on the cobb boiled in Cajun-seasoned stew
  • Smoked Sausage
    smoked for 7-8 hrs in hickory wood
  • Stuffed Pork Chop
    pork chop stuffed w/ Cajun-seasoned ground pork butt
3.5 out of 5
113 ratings
Cajun and Creole cooking
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Hog Heaven: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hog HeavenSee Hog Heaven Video
(192 ratings)

115 27th Ave N Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-1234
www.hogheavenbbq.com
  • Pulled Turkey Sandwich
    smoke turkey breast for 4-5 hrs, pulled, put on onion bun or corn bread (Claire's preferred) w/ cheese, pickles and topped w/ white BBQ sauce (mayo-buttermilk-based sauce); "it is the best turkey sandwich I've ever had"-Claire Robinson; looks good
  • Pulled Pork on Cornbread
    cornbread pancakes as buns; recommend the white sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
192 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); est. 1986; outdoor seating and take-out style restaurant
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Phat Bites: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Phat BitesSee Phat Bites Video
(226 ratings)

2730 Lebanon Pike Map It!
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 871-4055
www.phatbites.com
  • Long Life Salad
    chopped kale, black-eyed peas, Christmas Lima beans, black beans, split lentils, red quinoa, pecans, dried cranberries, mango, golden raisins, plums all mixed w/ a citrus vinaigrette; "killer...this is what I love to eat"; looks good (& healthy!)
3.5 out of 5
226 ratings
opened in 2002; funky, unique, eclectic, healthy cuisine w/ abandoned, artistically graffiti-ed car wash next door used for parking; "Phat" stands for "Pretty, Hot And Tasty"; moved from original airing location (940 Allen Rd); Other Recipes: Mama's Saltines
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  • Jambalaya Pasta
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
57 ratings
CLOSED
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Savarino's Cucina: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Savarino's Cucina (CLOSED)See Savarino's Cucina Video
(108 ratings)

2121 Belcourt Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 460-9878
  • Cantaloupe Italian Ice
    looks good
  • Ed Pontieri Sandwich
    mortadella, sopressata, capicola, provolone, tomato slices, lettuce, balsamic vinegar & olive oil w/ puréed red chili-artichoke-eggplant-olive oil spread; bread is homemade
  • Fettuccine w/ Vodka Sauce
    fettuccine and sause is homemade
3.0 out of 5
108 ratings
CLOSED; near Vanderbilt University; everything is homemade
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Nashville"
  • Rooster Challenge
    challenge: 72-oz steak, baked potato, salad, 2 slices of toast in 1 hour (each person); Lo Cash Cowboys (2-person country band) lost
2.5 out of 5
41 ratings
CLOSED
Nashville, TN   (25 restaurants)    

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