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Caney Fork

) #63 of 1,710 Restaurants in Nashville €€ - €€€ American, ,
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
+1 615-724-1200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (110 reviews)
“frog legs” (95 reviews)
“catfish” (313 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Bar, Grill
€€ - €€€
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time and the kids got to try fried alligator and frog legs with catfish. They even had live catfish in a pond to watch.

1  Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a great selection of catfish (3 pieces) baked beans, cole slaw,french fries. Entertainment was a small group with old kinds of insruments and good singing.

Thank jkornack
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband, kids (9 and 7) and I came for a late lunch. Service was amazing from the host to the waitress to the food runner. We shared: catfish, ribs, fried gator, fried frog legs and fried green tomatoes. We had never had gator or...More

Thank Lyndsay U
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not terrible but not great. Would skip it on our next visit. Attentive waitress though. Had the seafood platter so we could try different things. The slaw is vinegar based, catfish was soggy-but very hot, liked the crab cake and cod.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place with great atmosphere. Plenty of food with a range of choices to make anyone happy.

Thank krenault1687
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the decor. Very unique and worth a visit. Loved the catfish pond. I ordered the catfish poboy and my spouse had the shrimp poboy. Both were okay, but not the best. Service was average. Our waitress tried very hard, bit waited until the 3nd...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a locals-oriented place on the outskirts of Nashville. We'd heard wonderful reviews, si we thought we'd try it. Mistake. While the staff was nice and attentive, the food was generally average, at best. My steak had equal parts meat, gristle and fat. My...More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plus point first, the decor's really cool. Not so great is the food, which is average at best ; the pulled pork definitely isn't the best in the south as proclaimed. Worse, the service was horrible. Eyes rolled when weekend ready to order, the head...More

Thank Maxmaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Caney Fork based on the good Trip Advisor reviews. Unfortunately, the restaurant did not live up to the reviews. There was no wait on a Monday night. The service was fine and the food was served in a reasonable amount of time....More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They gladly ushered us in even though they were close to close time. The food was great and the catfish pond was really neat!

Thank Wendy S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
James R
I have an extreme allergy to peanuts and want to know if they use peanut oil to fry with, does anyone know?
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.
Is candy fork family friendly?
10 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.
is this restaurant within reasonable walking distance to the Grand Ole Opry? I do not have a car and taking public transportation to the Opry ,would like to eat in the area before show.
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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.
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