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Puckett's 5th & Church
Puckett's 5th & Church

Puckett's 5th & Church Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.puckettsgrocery.com/nashville/index.php
  • Phone: (615) 770-2772
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday; 8:00am - 1:00pm; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Keith West
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: Voted Best Caterer in Williamson County for 6 years in a row!
  • Private Party Facilities: Small private dining area seats up to 15. We will rent out the restaurant for private events in the evening.
  • Private Party Contact: Autumn Friese (615) 770-2772
  • Entertainment: We feature Music City's best local talent 7 nights a week! You'll hear up and coming songwriters and great Americana acts Sunday through Thursday. Number one hit song-writers and bands made up by those hit song writers and the same musicians who have toured with everyone from Elton John to Emmylou Harris on featured on Friday and Saturdays. Want more info? Check our calendar at http://bit.ly/NashvilleCalendar for all the details!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Avenue
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet every Friday and Saturday evening starting at 5pm.
A word from Puckett's 5th & Church
Founded in the fifties, people have been congregating at Puckett"s for over half a century. We've updated a bit, added some recipes from our family and friends, and thrown in some great live music. But it's still Puckett's Grocery... nothing too fancy, but everything good. It's where the locals go for real food, real people and real fun.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "This was the second time we went to puckets during our holiday. We're from Scotland and absolutely loved the place. The food is excellent especially the shrimps and gritts. Loved the decor, bought the tshirt and would definitely recommend this place."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "1st time at Puckett's and I was very happy with teh service and good. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Our waiter was fabulous and the food was excellent. I had the fried chicken sandwich and loved it so much we went back the next night and I ordered it again!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Hands down great food! We've been there a few times now and have had awesome food and service EVERY time. Everything on the menu is delicious, you just can't go wrong, trust me. Save room for dessert too!! It's always busy so I absolutely suggest making a reservation."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food was amazing. Southern home with a bit of a twist."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Great food service excellent can not wait to comeback"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "It was a good sign when both nights I tried to go to Puckett's there was a line out the door. I finally set a reservation and now my southern food dreams have come true. A friendly staff, reasonable prices, sizeable portions, and delicious food were all part of a great meal. The live music was the icing on the cake!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food was excellent and so was the music. The environment is casual but not too bar-like. My only complaint is that it took too long to be seated. I had a reservation but waited over an hour to be seated. I was not alone. Another group I talked to with a reservation waited almost two hours to be seated."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We discovered Puckets's on a trip to Nashville about a year ago during a football weekend. We loved it and now try to eat there at least once a trip. The food is great. Don't be upset with the service it's going to take a bit to get your food during peak times but it is well worth it!!!!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Loved the fried green beans and the shrimp and grits!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Made reservations for 20 for my husbands surprise birthday party. Had a very good experience!! They were very accommodating."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "7pm reservation and was seated immediately but the table was directly across from men's room. Restaurant was crowded but for good reason, the food is really good, servings are large, and prices are quite reasonable. 8 would definitely eat here again when visiting Nashville. location is an easy walk from downtown hotels."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Food was very good, service was great. Plan for an evening full of energy, with good local music."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our first trip to Pucketts. Our waitress was precious and the food was great. The fried chicken is to die for. Take the family if you are ever in Nashville."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We ate here before catching a concert at the Ryman. I had the Shrimp and Grits and they were delicious. Our server was very attentive and made good food and drink suggestions. My wife and I enjoyed the convenient location close to our hotel and concert. The restaurant was busy without being annoying. The only blemish is that we were originally sat next to the restrooms and the waiter kiosk. Our server got us moved quickly when we requested it."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Great food, music, and atmosphere at dinner time! This restaurant is a Nashville must for those looking for good southern/country comfort food! The live music is phenomenal too! You get the best of both worlds... Excellent food and music! I will be telling everyone about Puckett's! Oh, and they serve their drinks in mason jars... How awesome is that!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We had wonderful service and the food was great. Everyone is so friendly there. This was our second visit there and would recommend it to everyone visiting the city. Two girls were singing who had played The Bluebird the night before! Put this on your to do list!!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We have been to the Boathouse in Franklin many times and were always pleased with it. This was my daughters birthday and she wanted to celebrate at Puckett's downtown - our 1st time there. It was not clean, floor, table, chairs were dirty, inside the restaurant was extremely HOT (like the A/C was broken), it was much cooler outside than in, we were sweating, it was very uncomfortable, the waitress was slow and not friendly, food too forever, the food was cold upon arrival, and the order was wrong. We got 2 burgers & BLT. How do you mess that up? But they did! This is Not a place I will recommend and will Not be back. We all were so VERY Disappointed."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Fabulous spot with great food and music to host friends from out of town!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Perfection!!!!! I have and will to continuely recommended guests to dine at Puckett's. I recommended dinner for a buisness group of 10 and Puckett's over exceeded it self in all area. Top of the line service and consistancy in excellence in your exquisite menu and food."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "The service is great and there is a wide variety of food options. My girlfriend and I went on a Monday, luckily we had a reservation because the place was packed! Great mood, and the live music w as a lot of fun."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Great food and the server we had was fantastic! He remembered every little thing and always made sure people's drinks were full. It was a little crowded for the table we had even though we made reservations ahead of time but the food was delicious! Totally recommend one of the fried chicken dishes"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Visitors from CMA Fest and an upcoming conference were able to join tables and enjoy a delicious meal together at 5:45. Our server was super in making dinner recommendations (a couple had been there for lunch only); offered a bowl of grits to those who had never had any with pleasing results; and even split the cost of a shared appetizer between the two early arrivers. Advise you to get there early, and/or make a reservation -- the lines were long when we left. Definitely a popular place for good reason!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "My daughter and I had a early dinner reservation after a show at TPAC. We were out earlier than expected and were able to be seated almost immediately. I definitely recommend reservations for busier times. Our server, Rob, was smashing. He was attentive without hovering. The food was excellent. We both had chicken and waffles. Chicken was spicy and crispy; a perfect counterpoint to the sweet waffle."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We enjoyed our visit to Puckett's in Nashville, it was lively and bustling, even on a weekday. Food was standard American middle market fare, mostly fried stuff, but my steak was cooked as required and tender, typical largish portions. Whilst not fine dining, the band were good and the volume just about right, but still difficult to talk easily. Music was rocking blues, no country if that's what you want. Would go back if in Nashville. Our server was a nice guy and gave good friendly service."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We made reservations early for an 8:00 show, not knowing the time was changed to 9:00. Jennifer was a tremendous help in finding us a table where we could see instead of the corner where we started. The food was great and the service was also. The only negative in the whole evening was that the music was so loud during dinner that people had to talk too loud to hear over it."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Had dinner before CMA Fest! Glad we made a reservation as it was packed when we arrived. Have a great happy hour with half of appetizers. Dinner was great: Shrimp & Grits / Chicken & Waaffles. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "The food is wonderful and the music is always great as well! Definitely great for people who are looking to hear some great up and coming artists without the crazy bar scene. :) "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Puckett's 5th and Church has become one of my new favorite downtown places to eat. I love taking out of town guests because the atmosphere is so wonderful and the food is great! We love the chicken fried steak, bbq pork and fried green tomatoes - such classic southern fare! They have added outdoor seating and the last two times we have one, we have sat outside on the sidewalk and love the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "The ambiance and music are top both here. I had 2 slight disappointments: I ordered a side of green beans and based on he quality of the rest of the food, I expected them to be fresh, but they were clearly canned beans. The other was that one person input group ordered an entree that came with a side salad. The kitchen sent out both her side salad, and the entire table's entrees (including hers) at the same time. This was not ideal. Otherwise- I love this place and will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We took our 6 year old and 2 year old and even the picky eaters were pleased! Delicious food, great service, awesome atmosphere!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "On my second visit to Pucketts, I brought a group of 8 girl friends. They enjoyed the atmosphere, the friendly yet efficient service, and the simple, but very good food. My shrimp and grits were fantastic and those who were having catfish for the first time loved it! I had made a reservation and we were seated promptly. We also enjoyed the live music which wasn't too loud to prohibit our conversation. This was the perfect choice for the first night of our Nashville visit. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. The staff were attentive, even though it was really busy. The pulled pork was delicious and the restaurant atmosphere was fun."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "The food is delicious and comforting, and the music is fantastic! Will definitely be coming here again."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Very nice restaurant : good food with a vibrant ambience mainly due to an excellent duo performing real good music on that day. Result was corresponding to comments : very good experience."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Ate here three times in a week while visiting. Their pulled pork is very, very good. Chicken fried steak was done just right. Brisket hash on a corn meal waffle with an egg was a memorable breakfast."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "This place has a great menu, atmosphere and is very accommodating. We had extras join our large group on a Saturday night on a holiday weekend and they fit us in with no issue!! and the house was packed!!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great food and good service and conveniently located near the Ryman Auditorium. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We brought 13 people attending a conference at the Gaylord to enjoy a night out. Food service and music were great. I recommend this as a good for door groups."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Had a great time with out-of-town guests. Everyone enjoyed the food and the music was super. Really enjoy the fact that there are so many original artists-musicians in the area. Waitress handled all our requests and was very attentive to everyone. Also appreciate close parking."
    Dined on 5/22/2014