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Papa Boudreaux's

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328 Main St., Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-807-2324
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Burns, Tennessee
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are no words for this small eclectic little spot in Downtown Franklin except amazing, exceptional, fabulous, so you get my drift. I love shrimp and grits and these were off the chart. Also had the boudain balls and they were off the chart! Wife had gumbo that was exceptional as well. Seating is limited so come early or late.... More 

Thank theandrewsnation
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here for lunch on a Saturday, got seated immediately. Had the shrimp n' grits and was possibly the best I've ever had, perfect! Service was great and prices very fair!

Thank Justin Melissa M
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Love this place so much! It's a little spot and you might miss it if you aren't looking, but man oh man is it worth eating at! I have been to New Orleans many times and this is the only place in this area where you will find quality Cajun food. The food is delicious and the beignets are to... More 

Thank juliafraser815
Signal Mountain, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I would have giving this place 5 stars except that if you are NOT christian, then you are forced to listen to very loud jesus music. I completely respect their right to believe in whatever they like, but do they really think that by forcing clients to listen to their religious music that we will actually be saved? I digress.... More 

1 Thank Michelle M
Franklin, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not a large space, but quaint. If you are looking for real cajun cooking, then this is it. Very good. If you have time and a larger party go to their Dad's place in Fly, TN and tailgate while you wait for your table. Both will not disappoint.

Thank Steve S
Franklin, Tennessee
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The name of the restaurant has changed to Boudreaux Brothers, but has the same great food and unique take on Cajun food. Small restaurant, so either go early or make reservations.

Thank Patsfingers
Nashville, Tennessee
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here several times when i crave NOLA but can't get there! I am sure you cant go wrong with anything on the menu but a good idea for lunch is to have an appetizer and the lunch portion of a dish... it is more than enough food! Recently i had the fried crawfish tales appetizer with the crawfish... More 

Thank DvsDan
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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

By far the best Cajun food I have eaten, heck, best food in Franklin so far. Go for the BBQ shrimp, Shrimp Po Boy, Gumbo and Bread Pudding. Hands down best order for authentic taste and prices are outstanding. Their bottled beer selection unique and our seafood tasted fresh, fresh, fresh! Service was also polite and efficient. We cannot wait... More 

Thank Malia R
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Located in beautiful downtown Franklin, Tennessee! Papa Boudreaux's offers a wonderful experience, great food, and great service! The Fried Shrimp Po Boy is amazing!

Thank Fla_Gatorz
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love this place. The food is out of this world and the atmosphere is down to earth wooden benches and tables and very relaxed. The restaurant is small but that is part of the draw. Prices are a little high but probably average for Franklin.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Main St., Franklin, TN 37064
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-807-2324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?