Traditional Southern Cuisine: Nashville's Best Kitchens

Nashville restaurants are predominantly of southern cuisine, simply because of the city's location in central Tennessee. Enjoying a traditional Southern meal is a wonderful way to spend the day.

Couser's Southern Restaurant
3754 Nolensville Road
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 781 8270
http://www.cousers.com/

Couser's has been serving up traditional southern cuisine for more than 50 years. Visitors should come with an empty stomach and a mood to have a good time. The whole atmosphere is all about down-home cooking and the warm feelings of love that accompany each plate. The actual building sets the scene in an ideal way, because it's that of a classic country home complete with a porch. Once you step in the restaurant your nostrils are filled with the aroma of home-cooking, and that's exactly what Couser's is all about. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, greens, and meatloaf are just some of the delectable items that fill the menu. Banana pudding, a classic southern desert, will end every meal in a satisfying way. Couser's makes you feel at home and they welcome guests with true Southern hospitality. Meals are well-priced and most cost under $8. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm. Saturday they are open from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm, but breakfast is only served until noon. Sunday's hours are 10:30 am until 3:00 pm, and they're closed all day Monday.

Loveless Cafe
8400 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-9700
http://www.lovelesscafe.com/

Loveless Cafe has been drawing people to Nashville for years and it will certainly draw you out of your Nashville Bed and Breakfast. The restaurant has won countless awards for its down-home cooking and after experiencing the traditional Southern cuisine for yourself, you'll know exactly why. Fried catfish, country ham, red-eye gravy, hickory-smoked sausage and BBQ pork are some of Loveless Cafe's most popular menu items. Homemade biscuits paired with homemade fruit preserves will keep you coming back to the restaurant every day of your stay in Nashville. The building is modest and the people are true characters. Visitors come to Loveless Cafe for more than the mouth-watering food. They come for the special experience that they will most certainly have there. The cafe is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm every day of the week. A tasty breakfast menu full of buttery grits and steak is offered all day long. Supper is served from 11:00 am until close.

Silver Sands
937 Locklayer Street
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 742-1652

Southern belles literally greet you at the door of Silver Sands. This Southern charm doesn't stop with a mere hello and it continues throughout your meal. After spending a few moments in the restaurant you understand that Silver Sands is simply about food and smiles. The staff wants you to feel the love that goes into their dishes and make you feel cheerful with the kind service. Sweet young women take your orders of batter-fried chicken, gravy and green beans as visitors enjoy the simple Southern decor of the restaurant. All vegetables are from the local farmer's market, located only a few blocks away from Silver Sands. If you're on a diet, this probably isn't the place to eat. Most meal choices are fried and too appetizing to resist. If you're in Nashville searching for authentic Southern cuisine, then Silver Sands might just be the place to pull you away from your Nashville Inn.