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Varallo's Too

239 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219-2107
+1 615-256-1907
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“chili dog” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
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LOCATION
239 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219-2107
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017

For the oldest restaurant in town they serve very fresh tasting food, the whole atmosphere is great, very nice people, lots to choose from, and moderate prices, we had the chili dog and the pulled pork sandwich with sweet tea and we loved it

Thank DiabloDesigns v
Reviewed 18 April 2017

It is a local diner on 4 Ave N. I routinely eat at Varallo's once a week either breakfast or lunch. Not sure which would be considered the better deal. I am retired, reside downtown so eat out frequently and looking for good, quality affordable...More

1  Thank Harold B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The food is great, and the people are even better. Stop in here when you're downtown for a great breakfast and a really good lunch too! Food is cheap (and not in quality! just in price!) one of the few places left in Nashville where...More

Thank indyfan99
Reviewed 25 January 2017

In the heart of downtown Nashville this is reputed to be the oldest restaurant in town. It is not very big but enough seating to accommodate a crowd. Cafeteria service gives you a close up view of the offerings, some of which change daily. Food...More

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Varallo's is the oldest restaurant in Nashville dating back to 1907. I finally made it down to 4th Avenue and enjoyed the best chili dog and Fries I've ever eaten. Go! Just go! It's like a Nashville icon. I'll be back to sample those three...More

1  Thank 12dbryan
Reviewed 16 November 2016

AKA...Varallo's Chili Parlor & Restaurant..."On a newspaper article" tried it today. Rode the bus(public transportation) downtown as parking is "terrible", add the construction, everywhere, and you will spend MORE on parking than a lot of meals!!! Breakfast and Lunch only(6A-2:30P) Red/White checkered "oil cloth" table...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A small comfort food restaurant. Meals served from a hot table and very good. The cat fish was very good along with the Southern side dishes, turnip greens, lima beans. If you want Southern cooking, this is the place.

Thank William D
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this little unassuming diner while doing some sightseeing in downtown Nashville. We would have walked by it but noticed locals going in so I asked a few of them about it. They raved about it and one patron practically dragged me in...More

3  Thank Cara L
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a tiny local cafeteria style restaurant open for breakfast and lunch only. It is the spot for a good cheap breakfast, with the locals. Great home made biscuits and it's the oldest restaurant in Nashville (so the sign claims).

Thank danr165
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Decided to try this cafe for breakfast after reading other reviews. If you can get past the look of it, as it looks like a work man's type of place (but very clean). It will definitely surprise you. Staff very friendly and helpful, order your...More

Thank Carol U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-256-1907
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