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Monell's Dining & Catering

1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2601
+1 615-248-4747
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2601
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Southern comfort food shared family style with complete strangers. Enjoy company you wouldn’t meet otherwise & expand your world view at the same time.

Thank damatch123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation and so glad we did. Couldn’t believe what was brought to the table such as homemade cinnamon rolls, homemade peach preserves, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, cheese grits, corn pudding, fried chicken, bacon & sausage, fried apples & fried...More

1  Thank Lorraine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a friends recommendation. Family style meal where I sat with 10 people I didn't know at the start. New one guy pretty darn well by the time we were done. Different menu each day and you get what is served.... and lots...More

Thank prairieboy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to eat here given the reviews for the quality of the food and knowing that we would have to wait. When we arrived at noon, we were told there would be a three hour wait for our party of two. We chose to...More

1  Thank Kathie31281
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked a local while on a business trip where to eat. He immediately said Monell's. We pulled up to a nice house looking place and walked in. Our group was seated at a table with no menus. Then the food started to come. Fried...More

1  Thank psudino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had brunch prior to leaving Nashville & returning to Ann Arbor. This restaurant was suggested to us by my son & girlfriend. It might be my favorite place to eat thus far in visiting Nashville. Joined 6 other people who happened to be from the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were seated immediately at a table with 3 other couples. They explained to us that the food already on the table was meant for all of us to share. Our server continued to bring out dishes of wonderful food that we...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No trip to Nashville is complete without a stop at this restaurant. It is about the experience as much as the food. The large communal tables and no cell phone rule ensure that the meal will be about good company and conversation. The food is...More

Thank upnorthjodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hidden gem was a true treat! I can’t believe this is the first time I’ve eaten there! The menu of the day is served family style and constantly refilled. You’re seated with strangers and encouraged to visit like you would have back in my...More

Thank foodisourlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably some of the best Southern food in the city, (with apologies to Sweatts). All of the food is fabulous. There are some people who don't like the family-style seating so those who don't should take heed. But if you don't mind eating at a...More

Thank 116kenj
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Response from Jerrybuch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's the one I just dined at recently!
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They don't take reservations. However, if you are going to have a large party you may be able to call ahead and let them know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Germantown
  • Neighbourhood: Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 615-248-4747
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When in Nashville do as the locals do... Pass the Peas..Please! Great Southern Food served Family Style in Historic Settings. Located in historic buildings, Monell's as been a Nashville staple since 1995. Come on in, grab a seat and pass the food to the left. Monell's famous Skillet Fried Chicken served at every meal, including our weekend country breakfast. A vist to Nashville is not complete without dining at Monell's. Enter as strangers...Leave as Friends. Monell's - 4 locations to serve you.
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