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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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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“corn pudding” (221 reviews)
“biscuits” (268 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We didn't do any research on this restaurant before we went, so we had no idea what it would be like. It's kind of in a residential area in a beautiful old house with an impressive garden. The hostess showed the two us to a...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten lunch at Monell's before and had been impressed, especially with their fried chicken, but had never tried breakfast until Sunday morning. It was "slap my momma" wonderful! It's brought out family style on platters and in bowls...hot biscuits, sausage,...More

1  Thank Rockytopdoc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was watching the many bowls come out to the table thinking how can they serve all this food for such a low price. Then we checked out we found out it was $21 plus tax. We didn't realize it costs more to eat there...More

Thank stuckon75
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I ate here in September, we were seated at a table with12 other guests. 6 people were traveling together, another group of 4, and then two sets of individual couples (my husband and I were one of these). I'm sure this can...More

Thank KnittyJay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun sitting at long tables with strangers. The food just keeps coming and it's delicious. Service is excellent,and the whole experience is memorable.

Thank DickandRobin
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recommended this fine establishment and it didn't disappoint! The wonderful food is served family style at large tables where everyone gathers around like supper in the old days. There were all manner of vegetables, casseroles, ribs, fried chicken and banana pudding. There was...More

Thank Jerrybuch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! All the food is amazing! Fried chicken and all kinds of sides and salad and dessert! Very reasonably priced too!

Thank B9011ZKbarbaras
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had fun trying different foods at this interesting restaurant. You sit a big family table with other customers, and pass big bowls and platters of food around, and jugs of sweet tea, etc. It was all you can eat, and there was a huge...More

Thank Donnahawker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In 2016 it's so disappointing to find a restaurant that is inflexible to dietary needs. As a Celiac am fully aware that places can't always cater to me, but to not be allowed to bring a cold snack , so I can with my friends...More

Thank Jussie7022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good southern style served family style with Everyone around the table. Meat served as ordered but the vegies are "keep 'em" coming

Thank AML46
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9 September 2017|
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Response from casinosisters | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. However, if you are going to have a large party you may be able to call ahead and let them know.
18 August 2017|
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Response from Suzanne G | Reviewed this property |
No, you can't and they are strict about cell phones too at the table
Layne J
12 April 2017|
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Response from 03NormaV2016 | Reviewed this property |
From what I saw, shorts were fine. And I don't believe they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

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