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Jun 27, 2011 08:24 PM

Kid-Friendly pics for I-65

Planning multi-day road trip from Tallahassee, FL to Lexington, KY via Birmingham, AL and Nashville, TN with two kids. Willing to veer off interstate for good local or ethnic food. Thanks in advance.

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  1. If you stop in Nashville get off I 24 at Exit 47 and go W across the bridge to 6th Ave. Turn right and go to Monell's for outstanding all you can eat country buffet. City House in Nashville has outstanding pizza and pasta for dinner only. At Exit 24 off I 24 in Pleasant View, TN Cafe Ameno serves outstanding breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere.

    Monell's Dining @ 1235 6th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 615 - 248 - 4747.

    City House @ 1222 4th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 615 - 736 - 5838.

    Cafe Ameno @ 254 Village Square, Pleasant View, TN 615 - 746 - 6702.

    Get off I 65 at Exit 2 in Franklin, KY and go Nashville Road in Franklin, KY to Jim's BBQ for outstanding KY country food. Get off I 65 at Exit 26 in Bowling Green, KY and go W on Cemetery Road or Fairview Avenue to Chestnut. Take a left and go to Brickyard Cafe for fine Italian for lunch and dinner. Get off I 65 at Exit 65 in Munfordville, KY and go S on Main Street to Big Bubba Buck 's BBQ for good Kentucky BBQ. Get off I 65 at Exit 86 at Glendale, KY and go to The Whistle Stop or Tony York's for outstanding southern country food for lunch or dinner. Get off I 65 at Exit 94 in Elizabethtown, KY and go W on Mulberry to Commerce Drive. Take a left and go to Texas Outlaw BBQ for good road food.

    Jim's BBQ @ 6111 Nashville Rd., Franklin, KY. 270 - 586 - 9851.

    Brickyard Cafe @ 1026 Chestnut St., Bowling Green, KY 270 - 843 - 6431.

    Big Bubba Bucks BBQ @ 1802 Main St., Munfordville, KY 270 - 524 - 3333.

    Tony York's @ 201 East Main Street, Glendale, KY 270 - 369 - 6000.

    The Whistle Stop Restaurant @ 216 East Main St., Glendale, KY 270 - 369 - 7969.

    Texas Outlaw BBQ @ 220 Commerce Dr., Elizabethtown, KY 270 - 234 - 8586.

    2 Replies
      1. re: Littleman

        Thanks for the recommendations. We hit Jim's BBQ, but must of hit it late because they were almost out of everything. Had pork sandwich...yum.