About Puckett’s Historic Downtown Franklin
A little history…
Have you ever walked into a place, and you instantly feel at home? Well, Puckett's Grocery and Restaurant is that sort of place. Founded in the 1950s, Puckett's served as a country store to several communities in Williamson County. It has always been the place to buy some food, grab a good homemade sandwich and catch up on the day's events in the world and at home.
In 2004, Puckett's opened in Historic Downtown Franklin, and now in 2010, Downtown Nashville as well.
Southern breakfasts with local, organic eggs, award winning burgers, plate lunches,fresh salads, cherry wood smoked BBQ pulled pork and ribs, and homemade desserts, make every meal memorable.
Add live entertainment from some of Nashville's greatest artists and songwriters and you have the complete Puckett's experience!
Open at 7am every day, Puckett's invites you to come on down and see us!
Real Food, Real People, Real Fun!
Comfort Food, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Friday & Saturday: 7am-10pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Tuesday through Saturday Night, with the occasional special Sunday show. Please see our online calendar for more details at: http://puckettsgro.com/franklin/events
Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access
Puckett’s Historic Downtown Franklin Ratings and Reviews
One my favorite places! Great music scen ...
One my favorite places! Great music scene ! Good menu! Love everything about it!
We planned a dinner at Puckett's with my ...
We planned a dinner at Puckett's with my in-laws for Father's Day: they enjoyed the fish sandwich, burger, and the sides they choose to go with them (coleslaw, fries, and onion rings). We were glad to see that with each visit with us, the get a solid, satisfactory experience with Puckett's and continue to want to return when in Franklin, TN.
Fried chicken was tough and over cooked. ...
Fried chicken was tough and over cooked. The waiter got the order wrong. Mashed sweet potatoes were not good. Have eaten the fried chicken here on numerous occasions and it was always good but not this night. Very substandard. The music group was The Boomerangs. The musicians were very good but the female singers were not good. Not worth a $12 cover charge.
Dinner reservations set for 30 minutes p ...
Dinner reservations set for 30 minutes prior to Blue Hollow show. The restaurant was busy. Noise level was high. Host service and food service (BBQ platter and fried bologna sandwich) was prompt and on-point. Between the server trainer and trainee, we were surprised on the lower frequency of check-ins. Overall, it was a good experience.
Great night with family. Food was great ...
Great night with family. Food was great and live music was the topper to a great evening. Three songwriters who kept us laughing all night long (and took us down memory lane with a couple of classics). Highly recommend to anyone looking for good food, casual atmosphere and good night out.
We arrived early and we were seated. Cu ...
We arrived early and we were seated. Cute country atmosphere with friendly staff. After tasting a few drafts we settled on beer and sampled chicken wings. We ordered smoked ribs and fried chicken. Both were delicious and filling. The green beans sides were not special but the corn cakes were quite good. Great service with a live band at 830p (cover charge added to check)
Great Southern Cooking, friendly and att ...
Great Southern Cooking, friendly and attentive waiter and wait staff! Very fun and lively atmosphere. We were visiting from Chicago Area and appreciated the Southern Hospitality!
We flew in from Wisconsin for a work mee ...
We flew in from Wisconsin for a work meeting and had made reservations for dinner at 7:30 in order to listen to the live music. We arrived at 7:20 and our table was ready and waiting for us. The entertainment started promptly at 7:30 - she was fantastic! The pulled pork was excellent and the beer was cold. It was a perfect first day in the greater Nashville area. The restaurant was full and quite loud but was to be expected due to the live music. This is a quaint little joint that I would highly recommend to foodies as well as lovers of live music! Will definitely return on our next trip to Brentwood.
Dinner with old friends
We chose Puckett's as a good place to have dinner with old friends. We wanted good food and to be able to linger and talk. Our waiter wass great and he allowed us to chat after we were finished eating. The pulled pork and hamburger were great, but the salad and catfish were just average. It also seemed nosier than previously. We did enjoy our conversation and the atmosphere at Puckett's. We will return, but will stick to the pulled pork and sweet potato fries.
Patrick, our server, was wonderful. Food ...
Patrick, our server, was wonderful. Food was great and gluten free options are plentiful. Music made us happy to be in (outside of) Nashville.
Wanted to like it...
Seated promptly with reservation. Sunday evening and not overly crowded. Feel like sitting in community center with grocery fridge/freezers tucked in one corner and small bar in the other. Kitchen was wide open to the back like a school cafeteria. No live music, etc. between 6-7p. Server was friendly but very forgetful about multiple things and in the weeds. Appetizer was fried green beans and they were ok. Restaurant was out of the flank steak that wife intended to order so she switched to a filet. Prepared fine and meal was average. Smoked ribs were tough and hard to pull off the bone. Child loved piggy mac. Other child had grilled PBJ since it was different and like it. For dessert, tried chess pie, pecan pie, and peach cobbler. All were good. Not sure how this is a top 15-20 mentioned restaurant, honestly. Downtown Franklin is charming.
Really fun night! My three grandkids tho ...
Really fun night! My three grandkids thought it was awesome! They enjoyed their meals and the service was great also. Yes, we will come again!
Always a great time!
I love bringing friends here for great food and great entertainment. Always come away knowing we will be back again soon! Am always impressed with the friendly hospitality of the wait staff!
Great ambiance and good live music. I ...
Great ambiance and good live music. I took a friend for the first time and she was really impressed. The Piggy mac (BBQ with mac and cheese) was awesome and a large portion! I was disappointed there was no cherry cobbler (my favorite)...well. they had it but it had been made with maraschino cherries and that did not sound good. Overall, a great dining experience.
Overall, another great meal. Food is alw ...
Overall, another great meal. Food is always excellent. Though, this meal was a little lacking in service. Appetizer came out 30 seconds before the salads, and the meal came 30 seconds after that. Seems like we were being hurried along, even though it was the emptiest I've ever seen the place.
Puckett's in Franklin always delivers in both quality food and service. If it's a southern meal you're looking for, you have found it. I brought my guests from Germany to indulge in some southern fried chicken and mashed potatoes & gravy and boy what a hit! They loved every bite. But, it's not just the food that brings me back to Puckett's. The service is amazing. From start to finish, always an attentive wait staff to bring a smile to your face and make your evening enjoyable. Then, there's the music! You'll hear great artists, old and new - climbing their way to the top of the charts. Also, Puckett's in Leipers Fork is a great stop as well. Yes, I'm a big fan of Puckett's. They always deliver!
Prior to coming to Franklin wife discovered Puckett's on the internet and we made reservation for Dinner. Best decision SHE made. Everything - was GREAT - food, wait service, and atmosphere. Looking forward to our return one day. And we will praise you to all!
Pucketts - take family and guests
Continues to be our "pick" to take family and friends visiting from across the country. Unbeatable food. Awesome service. Tennessee atmosphere with down home memories as well as great music.
We have frequented this site many times. It's a great place to grab dinner and listen to local artists.
Great Music City Vibe
Pucketts Captures the down home feeling of life in middle Tennessee with its charming country store atmosphere . The food is everything you would expect from a southern kitchen on any Farm table. The music which is the heartbeat of middle Tennesseans is the highlight and best part which pulls the whole experience of Pucketts together and makes it a MUST while in this fabulous Town . I love coming back home to visit and find what I miss all in one place! Madie NC
Great food, friendly people
We had a wonderful evening. The food was excellent and the staff is friendly. Also enjoy the music. Will definitely be going back.
Great date night with hubby. Listened to song writer musicians singing great hits. Great food and cozy atmosphere. We had a great time!
We love Pucketts
We have visited and enjoyed the music and food a number of times. The venue is unique, friendly, a great value. We have had a lot of out of town guests visit us and we make it a point of taking them to downtown Nashville and Franklin Pucketts. It has not failed to please ourselves and our guests.
The food is comfort food with a comforta ...
The food is comfort food with a comfortable environment!
The place to go in Franklin
The Piggy Mac entree is amazing. Their house beer was very watered down. Great atmosphere.
Best dining Surprise in Franklin
Hmmmm ... it says Puckett's Grocery on the sign, what does that mean? It means that you are in for an exceptional treat when you sit down to eat. The staff is incredible, the food is even better, and the whole atmosphere, right down to the free entertainment, made this experience the finest I've had in Franklin (and I go to Franklin at least 4-5 times per year. Puckett's is now on my "must go to" list every time I return to historic Franklin. The menu is quite varied and will satisfy everyone's food tastes. So make your plans early , get to Franklin, and most of all, be sure to stop in for a bite to eat at Puckett's
The staff at Pucketts is always so frien ...
The staff at Pucketts is always so friendly and helpful. Tonight was no exception. The food was outstanding as always. Tonight was musician Virgil Beckham with no cover!
We brought an out of town guest for dinner on Saturday night ...and as usual the food did not disappoint! Chicken Fried Chicken and the pulled pork were delicious! The entertainment for the night was quality but not particularly entertaining. We are used to performers/songwriters engaging the audience and telling stories about the music!This performer did neither. The food made up for it
My favorite place for live music
I love being able to make a reservation, come in for an excellent meal and sit in a comfortable, space where the people around are usually there to listen respectfully to great music. Our server was Chris and he is super. He never let our tea glass get empty...and for my wife and I, that is a challenge. Donna Ulissee and the Poor Mountain Boys was a fantastic show. Thanks for a great night.
Much fun;drove 6 hrs. + to get there for ...
Much fun;drove 6 hrs. + to get there for donna Ulisse concert + food, etc. Wait staff (ours + all others) super, wonderful: The most friendly, fun EVER
We go to Pucketts quite a bit. It's at the top of our list to show out-of-towners what Franklin is all about. We also have heard some great entertainment in the 4 years we have lived here. Up until this past Friday that included South Street Players and On Call......now we are adding Rocketmen to that list....they were great and the crowd loved it!
We really enjoy the menu for all meals..we especially like the music venues…our favorites are the Wannabeatles, Boomerang and On Call..these groups really get the crowd moving and very, very upbeat! Food selection is something for everyones taste.
A real gem. Great service.
I found Puckett's online and decided to check it out. It was fantastic! Our server Chris was excellent. It was a great experience and the band was good as well.
The food was mediocre. We were charged a $12 cover charge we were not aware would be charged. We went to eat not for the live music. We did not know there would be live music and would not have stayed at all had we have known it cost extra. We only stayed for one and 1/2 songs.
Great, fun food & lively atmosphere.
Met some friends for dinner. Good food-although nachos had more chips & could have used more meat. Great entertainment & fun place to hang out.
Always a good meal and great time
We are semi-regulars at Pucketts. We enjoy the music and the food. The green bean appetizer is excellent. The Music City Hot Chicken sandwich is nice and spicy, and both the chicken fried steak and chicken are top notch. Nice selection of beers and special drinks. Great desserts too. Get there early to hear David Parr on the Chapman Stick. What a treat!
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