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Hermitage House Smorgasbord

3131 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-2314
+1 615-883-9525
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“peach cobbler” (8 reviews)
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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3131 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-2314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I where part of the Hermitage Plantation Tour back in Sept. Hermitage House Smorgasbord is where we had lunch. Half of the buffet pans were just about empty when we arrived. Food that was left was just okay. I guess we were...More

Thank Bette H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The restaurant was expecting our group but when we arrived the food was not warm, not appealing and very limited selection. The dressing on my wife's salad was so thin it was like water. There are many other restaurants in the area I would select...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We took a Viator tour to the Hermitage and Belle Meade Plantation and they made us stop for lunch at this restaurant which we paid for. It is a cafeteria setting with very average mass produced cafeteria food. Fried chicken and fried everything, not so...More

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We happened to be touring this area of Nashville and we stopped with the tour group for lunch at the Hermitage House Smorgasbord. This is an old school, family run smorgasbord (buffet) with friendly staff and reasonable prices. We found the food to be very...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This time tested restaurant is a family run business ever since the early 1960's. The food is excellent, tasty and well portioned. The entire evening meal was only $15pp. There were three selections of meat,salads, deserts and seasonal fruit.

Thank 186NeptunusRex
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Service here was really good. The food here was typical buffet quality. They had a selection of fried chicken, meatloaf, fried fish and some others. The salad bar had a varied selection along with a varied selection of desserts. I believe we paid $12 each...More

Thank DesertCreatures
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The wait service is very polite and efficient. The food is not great but then again, what do you think you will get for around $10. The soft drinks are unlimited. They have really good friend chicken. They have moonpies (if you like that). They...More

Thank jag33437
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our Grayline Historic Tennessee tour. They had a separate reserved area for us. This is a family owned restaurant and the food is served buffet style. There were plenty of salad choices, entree choices, and dessert choices. The staff...More

Thank Adinda V
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The owners of the restaurant went out of their way to accommodate our family reunion of about 40 people -- even made sure fried chicken and corn were on the buffet the evening we were there. Since the don't have a liquor license, we were...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

For 40+ years, we've never skipped a chance to have a meal here. Always friendly, plenty of tasty offerings, some unique items & many ol' time Southern favorites. Writers of bad reviews here must've been having a bad day ~ ignore them, go & enjoy...More

1  Thank db_Blue
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8 April 2017|
Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
My family came here for lunch as part of a group day tour to the Hermitage and Belle Meade. It was a set price of $12 per person, which included tax and a soft drink /tea/coffee. I don't know if it is more or less for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3131 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-2314
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-883-9525
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