Where is the Loveless Cafe located?
The address is 8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221, a short scenic drive from downtown Nashville. Check out our map & directions page for more information.
What are the hours and days of operation?
We are open daily from 7:00 am - 9:00 pm. We are open until 2:00 pm on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, and closed Christmas Day to give our team time to be with their families. The Cafe is closed the second Tuesday in January for annual maintenance.
Is there a wait? What are the best times to visit?
During our busiest periods there can be a bit of a wait, especially for larger groups. In order to minimize your wait time we suggest planning your visit during non-peak times. This typically means a non-holiday, Tuesday –Thursday visit between 7:00 am - 9:00 am or 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Do you take reservations or call-ahead seating?
Please refer to our Reservations page.
What kind of food do you serve?
We are world-famous for our scratch-made southern cooking. From fried chicken to country ham, 22-hour BBQ pulled pork, omelets and amazing desserts, our menu has a little something for everyone.
Do you serve alcohol?
Yes, we have a limited menu of alcoholic beverages. Our most popular selections are our Mason Jar Mary, Strawberry Sipper and Harvest Moon, but we also serve a variety of bottled beers, house wine and additional cocktails.
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 Cafe menu.
Do you cook with peanut oil?
No, we do not cook or fry in peanut oil; we 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.
Are there healthy options on your menu?
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 salads, grilled catfish, smoked turkey, pork loin or some of our leaner side dishes.
How did the Loveless Cafe get its name?
The Loveless Cafe is named for Lon & Annie Loveless who began serving chicken and biscuits out of their front door back in 1951. Learn more about The Loveless Cafe.
Can the Loveless Cafe cater parties or events?
Loveless Events Catering offers full service catering and custom menus on-site in The Barn or The Harpeth Room or off-site around Nashville.
Can I rent the Barn for private or corporate events?
Yes! The Barn hosts a wide range of events from weddings to business meetings, concerts and elegant plated meals. Check out the Loveless Events website for more information.
I’m an event planner. Where can I find rental information?
View the Barn Rental Guide; contact Loveless Events for more information.
Do you have parking? Will I have to pay to park?
We have ample off-street parking, and it’s all free!
Where can I buy your biscuit mix and other retail items?
You can always shop online at store.lovelesscafe.com to share a taste of the Loveless Cafe with friends and family. You can also find some of our products at other retail locations in Middle Tennessee, but we cannot guarantee inventory at these locations (click here). Of course, our largest selection of southern food and gift items can be found in our shops at the Cafe!
Can I submit a product to your retail team?
Please refer to our Production Submission page.
How can I stay connected with the Loveless Cafe?