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Loveless Cafe

8400 Hwy. 100 (McCrory Ln.) Send to Phone
615-646-9700 | Menu
This famed roadside restaurant offers more than the biscuits and jams for which it’s known.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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Loveless Cafe, Nashville, TN

Loveless Cafe Restaurant Review

: Taking a page straight out of 1950s iconography, downhome Loveless, with its gingham tablecloths, hardwood floors and walls covered in country music head shots, has been profiled in many a cooking show and magazine. The usual focus is on the winsome biscuits and house-made preserves that folks have been enjoying since 1951. But there’s much more, such as the fried chicken with slow-simmered pintos and potlikker-rich greens. That and the biscuits are available all day, not just at breakfast. Locals come early and during the week to avoid large weekend crowds of tourists. But even if you have to wait, pitmaster George Harvell will keep you entertained at the smokehouse where he produces pulled pork for piling over a stack of steaming hoe cakes and daubed with tomato-based sauce. A small list of beer, wine and moonshine cocktails are available. But many folks come just for the breakfast, and the country ham is not to be missed. You can take home a slice or two (or even a whole ham) if you stop by the Hams & Jams store just next door, where the preserves are also sold. For dessert, there’s house-made pies, cobblers and banana pudding. And if you are from faraway places and crave some of it, the place does a lively mail order business.


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