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Root + Barrel Kitchen
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Ranked #7 of 94 Restaurants in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$40
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: We are a locally sourcing southern cuisine restaurant. We specialize in utilizing as many local seasonal ingredients as possible, enabling us to bring the freshest product possible to our guests. We have a full bar featuring fresh seasonal cocktails, draft and bottle beer and an excellent wine selection. During the summer months enjoy our outdoor covered patio. We are a perfect spot for any occasion, whether on a date or with the kids. We have several private dining features for birthdays, meetings, or weddings. When in Franklin or surrounding areas we are a must on anyone looking for a top of the line dining experience!
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This used to be the Bowery but it's the same restaurant. Delightful atmosphere and attentive wait staff. Menu equally delightful. Can't recall name of our dish but it was very spicy shrimp and scallops in an exquisite, spicy sauce. Too die for! Spinach salad the best! Great coffee. Will definitely dine there on future visits to Franklin.

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1  Thank Barbara D
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stopped in on a Saturday night for dinner. The restaurant was moderately crowded. The new menu offers some interesting choices. If you are just in the mood for a burger or sandwich, there are several options. The entree menu has almost completely changed since our last visit for lunch a couple of months ago.
The service was attentive and the server friendly. We were really pleased to see the option to have a class of house red or white wine for $5. We do not always want to drop $30 plus dollars for a bottle of wine. A glass each of the house red was just fine for us.
My husband had the shrimp and grits and I had a pasta and shrimp dish. Both were generous servings and the shrimp were properly cooked. The shrimp and grits came with enough white grits for three servings.
The outside seating was comfortable as there are a couple of walls that shelter the tables from most of the evening air.
Our overall impression was that the food could have used a bit more seasoning and the overall dishes sampled were average, not memorable. The service and atmosphere are above average for the area.

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2  Thank Teresa S
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here on a whim and we were both very impressed. I got the monster burger on the menu. It was incredibly delicious. I would go back juat to try and eat it all again!

1  Thank Amber L
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The food here is good, I just wish the service was a little better. It could use some warmth and overall care .

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1  Thank Jenn Q
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic atmosphere and great look to the restaurant! Food was impeccable (Fiancé had chicken and biscuits, I had 3 egg omelette). Staff was all super accommodating and polite and very well trained though my only complaint was that the service was a good bit slow but it seemed like maybe it was understaffed vs just not paying attention or forgetting about us. Otherwise we will definitely be coming back here and telling everyone else to as well!

1  Thank Kristi C
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