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Loveless Cafe

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As featured in Best Food in Nashville
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8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221-4012
+1 615-646-9700
07:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome food great service had family in during the week went Friday 10 am with a group of 8 no waiting!

Thank E3847RTdavidb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

These folks have mastered home cookin' in casual dining. Food was excellent, and their trademark biscuits are worth the price of the meal. Entrees aren't over-cooked, side dishes are excellent (creamed corn!), and it's just plain a fun place to go.

Thank Randy G H
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have eaten at The Loveless many times over the years and have nevah been disappointed. Best pulled pork in Nashville as far as I'm concerned. Great sides too. The meatloaf and chicken can't be beat. Do yourself a favor. Go. Try the breakfast first. Biscuits to die for. Then go back for lunch or dinner. You walk out full... More 

Thank Sharbecr
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loveless is near my home so it's a convenient place to grab a bite to eat although I don't go there often. Loveless is well known for their home cooking and biscuits and is a big tourist destination . Autographed photos of celebrities line the walls. There are small shops and a market which sells food items on site. There... More 

Thank angeliabyoung
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish I remembered the waiter's name - think it was Lucas? He was great. Clearly very busy but still attentive and friendly. The biscuits, ham, and fried chicken were fantastic. My daughter had a salad with grilled chicken that I kept stealing pieces of too! The wait was an hour but we easily filled that time with the little... More 

Thank Jennifer S
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had already eaten supper somewhere else when the weather suddenly changed our plans for the evening. So, while visiting the Nashville area we just had to try this great place that has been highly recommended from friends back home. We decided to just go back out for dessert. Every member of the staff was very friendly. Our waiter was... More 

Thank heath423
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want the best fried chicken in the world with ho'made biscuits and preserves, head here!! A Nashville tradition that always delivers a tasty meal.

Thank Gwen W
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the Loveless Café for brunch at times the line to get in can be rather long of a wait for a table as well rewarded Amazing southern style food large portions you will not leave hungry We enjoyed the Nashville hot chicken plate, and had the Special of the day the pork chop which was absolutely perfect... More 

Thank Dave S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I visited the Loveless Cafe for lunch a couple of weeks before Christmas. It was a Tuesday around 11:00 am and fairly busy. However, there was no wait. I ordered the peach barbecue chicken which was delicious. However, it is a special that is only served on Tuesdays. For my sides, I had the hashbrown casserole and... More 

Thank AlabamaAngel
Nashville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Loveless Cafe has great food. Lots of that southern comfort food that we have to have once in a while. Their biscuits are so good, you can buy the makings in one of their gift shops right next door. And their jellies...mmmm. The staff is great, prices are reasonable, and lots of stars have been there; their pictures are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-646-9700
The Loveless Motel and Cafe first started serving its famous fried chicken and biscuits in 1951. A favorite spot to grab a good ole country breakfast for locals and tourists alike, today the Loveless Cafe serves more than 400,000 guests a year and makes between 4,000 to 7,000 biscuits a day, using founder Annie Loveless' original secret recipe. The Food Network awarded the Southern eatery with its best biscuits award in 2010.

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