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3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209-3924
+1 615-321-3878
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Frederick, Maryland
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of my regular places, I mean I eat here at least three times a week. It is within walking distance from my house, it offers healthy, reasonably priced food and it is great. For those that are gluten intolerant they have many options.

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Thank Janet F
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

The restaurant is a little hard to find the first time, it is located on the side of a building, just look for the sign as you are driving down Charlotte. The restaurant is always clean and the waiters attentive. I usually get the beans and three or the half chicken plate with Jamaican curry sauce. All of the sides... More 

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Thank Victoria C
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

I passed the place three times before I arrived for the first time. It is always packed with customers and the parking lot is full. I guess that says something before I even walk in the door.

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Thank Tanya R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Calypso Cafe is a Nashville favorite with locals. The food has an island feel and taste and is great anytime of the year. If you visit, most of the diners will be locals. I like the Chicken Salad with chicken breast, Mandarin oranges, almonds atop a plate of greens with the lime dressing. It is amazing! I also like the... More 

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Thank SandySRL
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

First time visit to the Calypso Cafe and I was impressed. I got the Lucayan Salad and my husband got the Black Bean Salad. Both salads were big- especially the Black Bean Salad. Both were made from very fresh ingredients. The dressing on the Lucayan was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank EKRN
Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I love the black bean chicken nachos. I call ahead and pick up for lunch. They are always yummy and will throw in some extra beans and onions on request.

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Thank CJMcB
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

I hate to leave negative reviews, but my dining experience at this restaurant is such a contrast with the glowing reviews that I wonder if we ordered the wrong things from the menu. First though, the service was excellent. I have no complaints about the quality or speed of the service. Our server was very good. We started with the... More 

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Thank StephanieGee
Jackson, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Everyone in our group loved their food . . . Veggie Burger, Rotisserie Chicken, Island Burger, Tuna Salad Burger. The Cuban Black Beans and the Orzo Basil Salad are excellent as well. The prices are fantastic! This place is a MUST GO! I just wish we had a Calypso Cafe in Jackson, MS!!

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Thank JCE1709
Houston, Texas
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150 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

We traveled 20 miles to eat at this restaurant that is touted a fresh and healthy, and it was a huge let down. The food is very plain and without much flavoring. It wasn't even average. Don't go here if you want upscale healthy cuisine. We ordered three items: 1. Vegetable sandwich that was just a few cut up raw... More 

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Thank Clopaboba
Breckenridge, Colorado
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Great chicken and choice of sauces. Great black beans and sweet potatoes as well. I went to this place before they expanded to several locations and it is a good as ever. Table service is wonderful.

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Thank Robert F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Healthy, American, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-321-3878
Description
Eat Better, Be Better! Affordable, healthy, hearty meals featuring generous salads, rotissierie chicken, sandwiches and inspired side items. Vegetarian, vegan, low-fat and low-carb options.

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