About 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.

500 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Southern, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: 7am-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 7am- 11pm
Breakfast served daily from 7am-11am
Breakfast buffet available Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday beginning at 8am

Cross Street:
5th Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(615) 770-2772

Website:
http://www.puckettsgrocery.com/nashville/index.php

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://www.puckettsgro.com/nashville/events for all the details!

Catering:
Voted Best Caterer in Williamson County for 8 years in a row!

Parking Details:
Please visit http://www.parkitdowntown.com/ for details on parking

Executive Chef:
Billy Hearn

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

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Puckett's 5th & Church Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (65)
Casual (52)
Live Music (44)
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Fun (43)
Good for a Date (38)
Good for Groups (31)
Authentic (30)
Hot Spot (30)
Neighborhood Gem (27)
Great for Lunch (25)
Pre/post Theatre (25)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Great Beer (18)
Kid-friendly (17)
People Watching (16)
Happy Hour (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Cozy (14)
Special Occasion (14)
Late-night Find (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Great for Brunch (9)
Business Meals (9)
Quick Bite (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Romantic (5)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Scenic View (3)
Seasonal (3)
Spicy (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Healthy (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was good and entertainment was very talented. We saw 4 acts and reservations are a must to get. Filet / steaks were puney😫
They over cooked one out of two steaks and may have mixed them up.
Fun evening though

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music
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·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was delicious. We were recommended to go to there by several people and it was very good. The appetizer was a good size not to much so you still had room for your meal. Having a reservation was a good thing as it is very popular and there was a long wait.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Nashville)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food, great service, great prices

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 (Nashville)·Dined 7 days ago

Super small portions... almost not even worth getting an appetizers... it was more like a sample...
great music, fast service, reservations are a must but DO NOT go if you are hungry...

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find
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 (Fayetteville)·Dined on February 13, 2018

My coworker and I ate here for dinner during a business trip. It did not disappoint! Our food was good, service was great, and the music acts are good!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 13, 2018

No wait due to making a reservation online. However we waited for 15 minutes before the server came over. She showed up with 6 glasses of water when there was only 5 of us. Got our orders wrong. Didn't come and check up on us at all. Felt the portion sizes were small due to the price. It was good but wouldn't come back

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on February 13, 2018

We went here before one of the Predators games service was very prompt the food was great.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 13, 2018

We’ve been here before and they never disappoint. Busy nights it’s a good idea to have a reservation. The food is great,service great. Tried breakfast there and it was great. Music is always good there too and it’s a cozy atmosphere. What can I say. Go and check it out, you won’t be disappointed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great Beer, Romantic, Fun, People Watching, Authentic, Casual, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Live Music, Special Occasion
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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I was kinda disappointed. I ordered the house special and I should have known better. It had wings, pulled pork and ribs. The wings were great. The pulled pork was moist but without much flavor. The ribs were cooked good but lacked any flavor. The waiter could have done a better job of keeping us in drinks.

Tags: Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good comfort food. Taste of the south. Pleasing local beer. All at our table enjoyed their meal. Server top notch.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Birthday dinner

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on February 7, 2018

We had a great time and would definitely return. Food was fantastic!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent food and service! First time for several in our party and they all said it was their favorite of all the places we had been to.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great food & service

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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had dinner here before a show at TPAC, which is a short walk away. The food was good and service was excellent. We will go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Live Music, Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Have been to Puckett's several times, it never disappoints!

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Fantastic live music and great service. Only gripe is I was there to watch my friend play live music and requested a good table for this yet was given one behind a pillar with an endless stream of people walking in front of me

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Live Music, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Great music!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 31, 2018

We have been here several times before a play at TPAC and the food has been pretty good but this time it was only fair, rather dry. It is always crowded and pretty noisy but being close to the theater is a plus. However, I don't think it's really great value for the money so I probably won't be back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 28, 2018

The southern fried chicken was delicious, my wife had the salmon which she loved. It was songwriters showcase night which was perfect. The apple cobbler was average. If you want a night to hear some music and grab a bite I would recommend Pucketts

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We loved Val. We had a great time. We will be back.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food, reasonably priced. Fast, friendly service.

Tags: Disabled Access, Comfort Food
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We were seated on time. Food was great, as usual & the service was wonderful!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We enjoyed an early dinner before going to the Ryman. There is a happy hour special 3-6 pm so we had the winter sangria and some fried pickles to start (very salty). For dinner, two people enjoyed the macaroni and cheese with the pork barbecue underneath of it. It earned rave reviews. The other two of us had fried green tomato BLTs. Unfortunately, it was lackluster. Very dry (guess it’s not the time of year for tomatoes), bread wasn’t toasted and wasn’t sourdough but just a white bread. Be warned, the restaurant is chilly. Service was efficient and meals came quickly. Overall, good!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Get a reservation in early and be sure to have a seat for the evening concert! Went for dinner and breakfast while in Nashville - it’s good, affordable food and the restaurant has a welcoming vibe. Be sure to peek inside the drawers in your table...

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Great place and great food, went for my sons birthday. Had live music at night and was really a fun place.

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 23, 2018

This is one of our favorite places to eat in Nashville. We live in Missouri but visit Nashville often. We always plan at least one meal at Puckett's when in town. It is a short walk to The Ryman after dinner. I was very excited the first time at Puckett's for breakfast when I found out that I could get pulled pork on my pancakes. We will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, People Watching, Comfort Food
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 22, 2018

This place was delicious! If you are looking for some good southern comfort food then you will truly enjoy the food. The drinks were also very good with some great specialty drinks available as well as great beer.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Our favorite happy hour! Great place to eat before concerts, shows, and sporting events!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I was excited to eat at the famous Puckett's Grocery I had read so much about in my research prior to visiting Nashville. My experience was fine, but I feel like it didn't really live up to the hype. We were there at 10 PM on Saturday and it was almost empty, which was fine I guess as the live music was still lively and entertaining, but the food was also just "okay" compared to other places we had been... so overall I was left a little disappointed based on my expectation. Maybe it's better during the day? I got the meatloaf by the way if you're wondering.

Tags: Casual, Live Music
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I have been to the Puckett’s downtown location several times. The food, service and live music are always the best. There is a reason they are always packed.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent food and service

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Had a dinner reservation on Jan. 16. The restaurant closed early due to snow (even as nearby events and concerts went on), but no one from Puckett's bothered to contact us. Walked from our hotel to the restaurant only to find a note taped to the door. Really?

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We ate here three times during our visit. Although we were staying right across the street that wasn't the reason for going back. Their food was excellent. The service was wonderful. Fried chicken to die for. Love their pucket light beer and husband liked the Yazoo beer. A+++

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Absolutely delicious! We ate there twice during our 3 day visit!

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Robert was a great waiter. Food was pretty good but did not care for the fried green tomatoes. Friend didn't care for them either. Coating was too grainy. Yukky texture and flavor mediocre.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Live music was great. Food was good. Portion size on the southern fried chicken was very small. My wife asked if I ordered the kids plate.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Great live music. Food was delicious. Service was attentive. Busy spot in Nashville

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I love this place and now my family does too. The food is consistently great and the service was the best! Thank you for a great birthday celebration !!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Awesome food and Service, highly recommended

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