Frequently Asked Questions


Where is The Loveless Cafe located?

We are at 8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221. Check out our location page for maps and driving directions.


What are the hours and days of operation?

We are open daily from 7am to 9pm. We close Christmas day and are open until 2pm on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.


Is there a wait?

During our busiest periods, there can be a wait for tables – especially for larger groups. To minimize the time waiting for your next meal at the Loveless, we suggest planning your trip to visit during non-peak times. This typically means a non-holiday Monday – Thursday visit for an early breakfast between 7-9am, a late lunch after 2pm or an early supper before 6pm. 


Do you offer call-ahead seating?

Call-ahead seating is not available at the Loveless Cafe.


Can I make reservations?

Reservations are only accepted for parties of 12 or more and 24 hours notice is required. No reservations are accepted on Saturday and Sunday or holidays.


What kind of food do you serve?

We are world-famous for our scratch-made southern cooking. From fried chicken to country ham to pork barbecue, our supper menu is full of all the southern favorites, plus fresh daily specials. Our breakfast menu is available all day and includes all the standards plus a few healthy options.  Click here to view menu.


Do you serve breakfast all day?

Yes we do – all day, everyday!


Do you have an online menu?

Click here for our menus.


Do you serve alcohol?

Yes, we have a limited menu of alcoholic beverages.  Our most popular are our Mason Jar Mary and Mimosa for Two, but we also serve a variety of bottled beers, house wine and MOONSHINE!


Can I bring alcohol with me?

Guests are allowed to bring their own wine but please note that we don’t have any fancy wine glasses and there is a corkage fee of $15 per bottle.  Beer and liquor cannot be brought into the Cafe.


What is the price range of the food at the Cafe?

Most of our menu options are in the $12 to $20 range.  Click here to view the full menu.


Where can I find your daily specials?

Find our daily specials here!


Do you cook with peanut oil?

No, we do not cook or fry in peanut oil and only fry in soy and/or canola oils.  We do however have pecans and other nuts in certain menu items.  Your server can help you navigate the menu should you have any specific food allergies.


Do you serve any healthy dishes?

Yes! We do have quite a few healthier alternatives on our menu. Breakfast options include our homemade granola, fresh fruit and egg whites. For supper, try any of our great salads, grilled catfish, smoked turkey, pork loin or some of our leaner side dishes.


How did The Loveless get the name?

The Loveless Cafe was named for the husband and wife team that originally opened the Cafe in 1951 – Lon and Annie Loveless. We are still using many of Annie’s original recipes today, including our great biscuits!


Do you have live music?

We have a great live weekly radio show every Wednesday evening in the Loveless Barn – Music City Roots, Live from the Loveless Cafe highlights much of the talent Nashville is known for.  To view this week’s lineup, visit the Music City Roots website.


Where can I purchase Music City Roots tickets?

You can purchase tickets at Hams & Jams or you can order online.


Can I send some of Loveless’ famous food and products home?

Yup! We have gotten all high tech so y’all can have your Loveless fix at home. Click HERE to visit our online store.


I’m looking for some great corporate gifts… do you have anything in mind?

Sure thing! We have many options to choose from in our online store. Click HERE to view.


Y’all do gift baskets right?

Only the best around… Click HERE to see them in our online store.


Can the Loveless cater parties or events?

Yes!  The Loveless has several options for catering depending on your needs and budget.  Click here to view our menus.


Can I rent out the Loveless Barn for private or corporate events?

Yes! We have all kinds of events in the Barn, from weddings to fundraisers to corporate functions. Email events@lovelesscafe.com with inquiries.

 

Have a smaller event? Consider reserving our brand new space, The Harpeth Room! Email harpethroom@lovelesscafe.com for more info.


I’m an event planner. Where can I find rental information?

Click Here for more information regarding event planning at Loveless.


Is parking free?

Yes. We have parking on site for the Cafe and events in the Barn.


How can I get connected?

Sign up for our emails (in the left navigation menu), friend us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check out our Pinterest boards, see our images on Instagram, tell us your loveless memories or send us an email.


Where can I stay updated on contests and promotions?

We always have something going on… click here to see all promos and contests!


I hear The Loveless is a hot spot for celebrity sightings… is that true?

Sure is and you wouldn’t believe some of the nice things those folks are saying about us! See our famous quotes! From George Jones to Martha Stewart, we are getting love all the time!


When is the best time to come and avoid long waits?

To minimize the time waiting for your next meal at the Loveless, we suggest visiting during non-peak periods. This typically means a non-holiday visit on Monday – Thursday for an early breakfast between 7-9am, a late lunch after 2pm or an early supper before 6pm. We look forward to serving you.


Interested in employment?

We don’t often have spots open up but email employment@lovelesscafe.com if you have any inquires.