15 Irresistible Restaurants That Define Tennessee

Tennessee is thoroughly entrenched on every foodie’s bucket list across the globe. We’re the apex of southern cuisine, we bleed culture and thrive on creativity. These 15 restaurants are some of the best in the state, but they go a little further than that – they define our state as a whole. Each and every one of them attributes something to the glistening gem Tennessee is to American food culture.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

They look pretty amazing, don’t they? We’re craving a bit of fried chicken right about now…plus, after you’re done with the calorie bomb, you can check out this hidden Tennessee park.