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Rae's Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe

501 Union St, Ste B, Nashville, TN 37219-1712
+1 615-313-7237
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501 Union St, Ste B, Nashville, TN 37219-1712
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great small business sandwich shop. I had the Magic Mushroom sandwich and a cup of gumbo. Both were excellent. The poboy bread is spot on. Clean restaurant and plenty of seating

Thank Jsmeyers
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had about 30 individual sandwiches for a catering order on Memorial Day. They were delivered on time, everything was correct and my catering event went off without a hitch. Thanks for the great service!

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What more can you want? Fabulous food, great service and the lines move fast. This is by far the best sandwich place in downtown Nashville, if not Nashville in its entirety. I come back every Tuesday for the Chef's Special Shrimp Po Boy, which is...More

Thank nattyhubert
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

First visit today - won't be my last. The Reuben was excellent - quality meat, just the right amount of dressing, toasted hoagie roll. Beer cheese soup was different and delicious. Brownie a great finisher. Go as early as you can, a line develops later...More

Thank TNbeachbum75
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I am a very picky eater but Rae's was great. There was a long line but they got you through very fast. We received very friendly service as soon as we walked in. I got the Angus sub and it was great! I would recommend...More

Thank TennesseeGirl82
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Way above and beyond normal lunch faire! While my favorite sandwich is the Magic Mushroom, I have tried several and always feel very satisfied. This is probably my favorite lunch place. I miss being so close that I can make it more often, but I...More

Thank phyllisdpatrick
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The crowd truly gathers here at lunchtime. There is a wide selection of sandwiches, sides and sodas. It reminds me of a New York style deli without the soup Nazi. There is definitely an air of southern hospitality here, not to mention the Ruben was...More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Get ready, there is always a line, but it moves pretty quick. They have their menu of sandwiches and soups, and then they will have a special sandwich and soup of the day. I love the Beastie Girl sandwich, and on tuesday their shrimp bisque...More

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you want the best sandwiches and soups downtown, this is where you need to go. I recommend the shrimp po' boy and some beer cheese soup. You can't go wrong with anything here!!

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best sandwich shop I have ever eaten at. I come here for lunch more than I should. The Italian princess sandwich is to die for. Their salads are amazing and the brownies are worth every penny. All of the people...More

Thank NicholeSly
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Union St, Ste B, Nashville, TN 37219-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-313-7237
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