1544 Bear Creek Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: (931) 388-2500
Fax: (931) 388-2595
Bars & Cafes
The Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company Taproom is known for its craft beers. Located in the city of Franklin, this brewery has its own sophisticated taproom and offers tours as well. It is a family friendly place, so don't be afraid to bring your kids along!
Nestled in the quiet setting of Carter's Court, this cozy Bunganut Pig club serves classic British "pub grub" and features live music nightly. A warm and friendly wait staff and pleasant atmosphere create a perfect setting to relax over a stout and a juicy steak. But don't get too relaxed, the music starts in the evening each night, and there is very little quiet time after that. Come early, and enjoy a good meal. Don't forget to ask your server to tell you the "Pig Story."
In case the name didn't give it away, Franklin's specialty is meat. Chicken, ribs and beef are served up in classic American style. Enormous portions and reasonable prices make this restaurant a favorite with families and large groups. The menu deviates from the basic meat dishes to pasta and seafood platters. They are equally tasty and reasonably priced. Extra hungry patrons choosing should try the authentic Maryland Crab Cakes for an appetizer. Dessert lovers must indulge in the Oreo Cookie ice cream pie.
Frothy Monkey is a local restaurant and cafe featuring extensive menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. the place is also popular for coffee, drinks and house-made teas.
McCreary's is the real deal Irish pub and eatery. Guests are welcomed from Franklin, Tennessee straight into Ireland, especially on Friday and Saturday nights when live Celtic music adds the perfect ambiance for a pint of Guinness and fish and chips. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, McCreary's serves up a traditional Irish breakfast menu which includes such familiar Irish dishes as Ulster fry, bangers and hot potatoes, and bread pudding French toast. The service and atmosphere at McCreary's is exactly as you would expect from a good Irish pub: friendly and inviting. -Lynn-nore Chittom
JJ's Wine Bar is the neighborhood favorite spot to wind their day. The bar has extensive beer and wine selection. The restaurant has relaxed and laid back atmosphere.
The Frisky Berry Coffee Company has mastered the art of naming an establishment and designing a sign that grabs your attention. Located inside The Factory in Franklin, The Frisky Berry is a lovely little coffee and sandwich shop which has very little to do with being frisky or offering berries. What it does offer is a delightful coffee shop menu and small seating area just a few feet down the hall from the artists' galleries and locally owned shops of The Factory. The service is friendly and inviting, and in true Nashville style, The Frisky Berry includes a small stage for local songwriters to share their talent on Thursday evenings beginning at 7pm. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Located on Cool Springs Road, Starbucks is a popular spot for caffeine lovers and is always buzzing with people. Indulge in some delectable sandwiches and coffee here.
With the recipe for success, the Tin Roof 2 in Franklin is laid-back, friendly, neighborhood establishment. Grab a group of friends and head here for a guaranteed good time with live music, cold draft beers and expertly concocted cocktails. You'll find hearty pub grub options like their 'pizzadillas' and build your own nachos dishes. Lighter fare is also offered for the health conscious, with salads veggie sandwiches.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.