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10 Legendary Family-Owned Restaurants In Tennessee You Have To Try

A family restaurant in Tennessee isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a home. It’s where you come to be treated kindly by folks who care, where you fall in love with menu items that just don’t taste the same anywhere else, where you find a space to simply be yourself and rest in the moment. Do you have that kind of a place, somewhere in your favorite town? These 10 family-owned restaurants in Tennessee are great no matter where you are, driving by on a road trip or maybe for your Sunday afternoon lunch. Did your favorite make the list?

PS: Still looking for somewhere to visit? Check out these 15 welcoming towns throughout the state. They’re wonderful!

Meghan O'Brien
Meghan O'Brien lives in South Nashville and spends her days exploring Music City.