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The Loveless Cafe

8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221-4012
+1 615-646-9700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“preserves” (425 reviews)
“biscuits” (2,779 reviews)
“fried chicken” (793 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Barbecue, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221-4012
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a Tuesday morning - no wait and the food was hot and fresh - My wife had the eggs - cooked perfectly! I had French Toast that was delicious! They also have shops to buy everything from jams to t-shirts! Good to...More

Thank Loutravel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service was good, getting reservations helped with the crowd. I was a little let down after reading all the positive reviews. I've eaten several good country meals that were better, but I would go again.

Thank Jen14641660
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a fun stop, just 5 miles from the I-40 at the start of the Natchez Trail. In season you can find an open-air barbecue pit, there's a gift shop, full-service café and of course the famous chow chow relish. If you don't get...More

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone visits The Loveless Cafe for his history. Go on "off" times to get the best service, and really be able to enjoy your visit. Breakfast is the best meal of the day.

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my goodness this is breakfast paradise. The biscuits we maybe the best I’ve ever had. Potato casserole delicious. Well worth the extra drive to get there. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank travelisfun2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pulled pork with eggs and some Hot Chicken for breakfast. Sweet tea was delicious. The atmosphere and the service made it feel like being at a friend’s house. Our waitress (a new Momma from a nearby town) was a doll and also a mind reader....More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped for breakfast at Loveless on our way home to Memphis from a quick trip to Nashville. Its not a place that would appeal to me at all as I don't care about breakfast, their biggest claim to fame, but my...More

Thank Deb62862
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on our bucket list and did not disappoint! The biscuits were melt in your mouth, sooo good. We had the fried chicken, meat loaf, mashed potatoes and hash brown casserole. I felt like I was at my mammaw's kitchen table on Sunday after...More

Thank durham9185
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I love breakfast and this place was awesome! Highly recommend. Fun atmosphere and great southern breakfast food. We waited a while for a table but would definitely wait again!

Thank Holly Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told biscuits were the best, and they really are, very delicious, so it was the breakfast. Service and management were great, I will come back to Nashville just to go there.

Thank Felipe W
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Benetta S
28 November 2017|
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Response from 811victoria | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I have been to this establishment twice and have never noted “all you can eat”. I can tell you that the portions provided are very generous. Hope you enjoy!
14 April 2017|
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Response from TLC0201 | Reviewed this property |
This is what I found on the Loveless Café website: Do you serve alcohol? Yes, we have a limited menu of alcoholic beverages. Our most popular selections are our Mason Jar Mary, Strawberry Sipper and Harvest Moon, but we... More
Mark C
3 March 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Thursday at around that time in February. There was no wait at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-646-9700
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Established in 1951 and currently serving more than half a million guests a year, the Loveless Cafe is a Nashville landmark that remains true to its Southern flavor. Its welcoming neon sign on Highway 100 promises hot biscuits and country ham every day, drawing food enthusiasts, locals, out-of-town guests and celebrities alike. The Loveless Cafe is rooted in traditions of comfort, scratch-made meals and down-home hospitality. To learn more, visit www.lovelesscafe.com.
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