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The Yellow Porch

££ - £££American, , Vegetarian Friendly
734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
+1 615-386-0260
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant that has enormous flavors. The lunch menu isn't huge but had plenty to choose from! I had tomato basil soup and half roast beef sandwich. Scrumptious! Hubby had the Reuben and potato salad... equally delicious! Everyone should go!

Thank Sandy5byeweek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious! I do recommend making a reservation as it isn't a very large restaurant the it is usually pretty full. The staff was very polite, our food came out quickly and tasted phenomenal. It is a little on the more expensive side,...More

Thank Tyson B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eclectic place with the most complex taste combinations I ever had. A foodie paradise without a doubt. I had their “Cherry salad” (out of this world!) and the citrus and chili dusted salmon. Salmon perfect medium. There for business. If I was here longer I...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I have been travelling to, and working in Nashville on many projects for more than thirty five years...and until tonight I was not familiar with The Yellow Porch. One of my dearest friends in life took my wife and I there. After the great experience,...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The Yellow Porch has been open for years but has always remained under the radar. I can appreciate that fact and it’s one reason it’s so enjoyable. The place always has a warm and friendly vibe - and the food is amazingly good and consistent....More

Thank JRM37027
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were visiting Nashville and ate at the Yellow Porch. What a fortunate find! The menu is interesting and varied, with many of the ingredients harvested right onsite from a garden lovingly tended by owners Katie and Gep Nelson. Our server Todd,...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We went with friends who are locals like us. We had fish and steak. I have always wanted to try the steak, and it did not disappoint. Cooked perfectly with asparagus and potato. Their fresh fish is a good. Service is always friendly and efficient....More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to Nashville for short weekend trip. We got into town around three and went shopping. We didn't have reservations, since we weren't sure what time we would get in to town. I made a reservation about 15 minutes before we wanted to eat...More

Thank chefkristen10
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This restaurant came highly recommended by several local Nashville folks and we were very happy we listened to them. The outside is not much to look at and the parking lot is small. But the inside is warm and welcoming. They were down a wait...More

Thank cyndi011
Reviewed 17 February 2018

When we could not get into our movie at the local theatre, decided to have dinner at the Yellow Porch. We did not have a reservation, could not be seated for several hours, but chose to sit at the bar. Everything about our experience was...More

1  Thank JTKnott
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 15:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
    (West Iris)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-386-0260
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