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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 yesterday via mobile

After discovering this jewel on an earlier trip to Nashville, I insisted on taking my son and husband next visit. Both were anxious about dining with 'strangers', yet walked out smiling and chatting with our dining partners. The fried chicken and roast were SO good,...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing dining experience very social and southern. We met a lot of interesting people over some amazing fried chicken

Thank fathre2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved our family-style dinner at Monell's. Wow! Every few seconds it seemed like a new dish was being passed around. Tons of food! It was so good! The atmosphere is like being in someone's home, and it is so nice to make new friends...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food at this restaurant is wonderful. Southern foods served in a family-style setting. Our table held 12 diners. My wife and I were seated with other friendly folks and we all had great conversation and passed to the left. Fried chicken, roast beef, meatloaf,...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Monell's is a very unique dining experience. We were there for lunch. It was $13.95 per person. You get sat with strangers and you get the food served family style. You just pass it around and eat. It is all you can eat. On the...More

Thank mer1264
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on a weekday with no crowd..you will be seated at a long table with a variety of other guests and pass everything to the left.... family dining..you are bound to meet some interesting folks...breakfast included skillet fried chicken, smoked sausage, country ham, biscuits and...More

Thank marco770
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here yesterday. Our experience was simply amazing. Excellent hospitality and excellent food. Every dish was excellent. Soul food at its best. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Al F
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food at this restaurant is incredible. Expect southern cooking, because that's what you'll get, and plenty of it. Scrumptious and plentiful food at a communal table with folks you'll enjoy talking with. Tons of southern hospitality as well. I would go back again in...More

Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read some positive reviews about Monell's and had to choose amongst breakfast, lunch or dinner seatings - we went at 4:20 for the 5 pm sitting. Be sure to check when the hours are for each in the day you wish to go....More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great dinning experience. Everything served was wonderful and the choices varied enough to satisfy most everyone's taste. And plenty is served!!!

Thank Howard D
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Layne J
12 April 2017|
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Response from Janice P | Reviewed this property |
shorts ok no resv needed
2 April 2017|
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Response from Josh S | Reviewed this property |
They serve an awesome breakfast!
Anne K
23 March 2017|
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Response from Josh S | Reviewed this property |
I've not been in the evening but there was no wait for us. The tables are al designed with large groups in mind, so I would presume that they can accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 15:00
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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