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The Yellow Porch

#173 of 1,693 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
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American, Contemporary
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734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601 (West Iris)
+1 615-386-0260
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Creative menu, attentive service, one of my favorite go-to restaurants in Nashville. Daily specials based on what's available locally. Good for lunch and dinner. Definitely recommend reservations for dinner, especially on weekends.

Thank Hermione4832
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
211 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We recently had our first visit to The Yellow Porch and absolutely loved it. It is a small "homey" type restaurant and a great place to celebrate a special occasion. I started my meal with the Baby Green Salad with Garlic Bleu cheese dressing. I am a huge fan of both garlic and bleu cheese, so this was a great... More 

Thank happyd829
White House, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

There was 4 of us and we went to celebrate a birthday. It was unique and a fun atmosphere kind of place. The food was excellent and very delicious!! Definitely a must try!!

Thank bankermomah1
Brentwood TN
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195 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'm not saying the Yellow Porch is a "forgotten restaurant", because it's not and it's consistently popular. But it seems like it gets lost sometimes in the clutter of all the new "hot openings" around Nashville. They always provide great food and service. Had the duck and it was tender and very flavorful. My wife always gets the Celery Soup,... More 

Thank Noleman
Nashville, Tennessee
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179 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was at the Yellow Porch when we first moved here back in early 2000 and I was not impressed with the food preparation or service and have not returned until last night. Based on the recommendation to return by a friend of mine who is a professional Chef, we returned. I don't know if the establishment has since changed... More 

Thank robin a
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great upscale place for the immediate area with nice wine selection. Can get busy, often full. Try the unique soup

Thank happigirl44
Nashville, Tennessee
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552 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have never had a disappointing lunch here. We usually have the pasta, but this time had the cheeseburgers. They were delicious, the meat was so flavorful. We were surprised that they do not serve fries, but the side salad was great and a lot healthier for sure. We usually have soup which is excellen,t especially the celery blue cheese,... More 

Thank Patty B
Los Angeles, California, United States
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Excellent restaurant experience, I arrived on a Weds night with 3 other people and no reservation. We waited at the bar and after about 30 minutes were seated at the outdoor patio, which was comfortable and inviting. More drinks and appetizers were ordered and arrived a few minutes later, appetizers were cheese fritters and a charcuterie plate, both were delicious.... More 

Thank Jeffrey H
Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love love love the yellow porch! Please don't let its unassuming appearance and lack of parking deter you. It is a great restaurant! The blue cheese and celery soup, creamy, rich hot, delicious, peppery and SCRUMSHUS! The soup is like a bisque and has such a unique flavor! I order the osso bucco at least 1 out of every 3... More 

Thank Michelle4561
Saint Louis, Missouri
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had dinner here with 3 friends on a recent trip to Nashville. We all took Uber and each of us had a little difficulty getting the Uber driver to figure out where we wanted to go. Weird parking lot, and not easy to find. That aside, this place is wonderful! We had the Antipasto platter, which was delicious. I loved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
    (West Iris)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-386-0260

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?