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“Good Meat and Three Cafeteria” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Swett's Restaurant

Swett's Restaurant
Ranked #292 of 2,029 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Nashville, Tennessee
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good Meat and Three Cafeteria”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

This is a go-to-place if you you want home cooking - the meat dishes are typical for this type restaurant, I particularly like the beef tips over rice. The vegetables are usually over cooked in the southern tradition. Not the cleanest establishment, but this is just a lack of attention to detail.
If you are wanting a quick southern meal this is a good place to start.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank jrb47
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English first
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Food Like Mom Made”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

I had the pork chop, green beans, mashed potatoes and peach cobbler. Reminded me of the meals my mom use to make. It was really good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jon G
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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Yummy Meat & Three”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

Swett's always makes me think on the great Southern kitchens I've experienced in the past. The food is very consistent in quality and the staff always makes you feel welcome.

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Thank Jenny A
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Tennessee
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Won't be back”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

The food wasn't "BAD" just not my cup of tea. Its a cafeteria folks in an old dirty building with old dirty tables and chairs. They had chicken, chicken, chicken and more chicken. Fried, baked, roasted and country style (swimming in sauce) and pork BBQ, Add to that all the slimy country staples like greens, beans etc. all swimming in pork fat. I couldn't finish the chicken (greasy) the mashed stuffed potato had so much sour cream in it that sour cream was all you could taste. I got a corn bread muffin that was so dense it seemed to weigh about a pound and it was bone dry. Saving grace, the mac and cheese was quite good, The crew I went with (all men from work) seemed to love it but I have seen most of them eat anything that sat still long enough.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank AliciaBen8
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Eastern Norway, Norway
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Our first 'meat and three' in authentical surroundings, greatly appreciated by the whole family - including the friendly service and 'local' atmosphere

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Thank Anne H
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