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Kimbro's Cafe - CLOSED

214 S Margin St, Franklin, TN 37064-2642
+1 615-599-2946
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“old house” (3 reviews)
“own songs” (2 reviews)
“live music” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
214 S Margin St, Franklin, TN 37064-2642
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We saw the Beaker Street Blues Band at Kimbro's and they were fantastic! Fun place for live music! We did not eat here as we arrived later and came for the music!

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I didn't eat here, but I really enjoyed a night of music! This is one of the most unique places I have visited. I would visit if you have a chance!

Thank BrentY77
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Although, I did not experience any of their food or drink. I was given the "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to sing my own songs on a "semi-Nashville" stage! Apparently they have a "songwriters" night, giving anyone off the streets the opportunity to sing 3 of their songs....More

Thank marcusmA4840JJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We really enjoyed going to Kimbro's on a Saturday night in June. It's in an old house and has a great vibe. Two of us got salads and one got a burger. The food was delicious. In the room next to the one we ate...More

Thank meriwejm
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food, cold beer, a very nice and attentive staff, and always a good selection of local musicians/songwriters.

Thank Elkodm
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I go to listen to music at Kimbro's Cafe about once a month. It's casual, the food is good, the service is good, it's just a comfortable place to hear local musicians. In the last few years it has become more difficult to find a...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Too cute. If you work up a thirst antiquing, this the place for you. If you feel like picking they have a selection of guitars, etc for you to play. Cold beer at reasonable prices and a tasty but small menu.

Thank Radjeff
Reviewed 24 April 2016

from the 100 year old door bell in this cnverted house to jam sessions on the porch, fresh music in the back room, family kitchen for dinner, fun bar, new friends, front row to old and new talent in historic Franklin. This could be the...More

Thank Leslieann111
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Checked it out on a Saturday evening. Cramped and crowded, but the band was oh so sweeeet! The cover was only $5, the bar is extreeeemely limited (2 vodkas, 1 tequila, 2 whiskeys) - and I don't like drinking out of a plastic cup, but...More

Thank smstafford
Reviewed 8 February 2016

When we went in to see Kimbro's, we paid a $10 cover charge for the bands that were lined up. You never know what type of music you will hear here but a place you need to visit. it's a small casual laid back environment...More

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

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American, Pub
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 S Margin St, Franklin, TN 37064-2642
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-599-2946
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