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Need old school Italian in Nashville + great food in Franklin

mlshoppy Jul 5, 2014 03:24 PM

Early August trip to meet relatives, looking for great, retro, old school italian restaurant in Nashville and a farmtotable, non chain resto in Franklin area. Thanks chowhounders for your help and advice.

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  1. pete k RE: mlshoppy Jul 8, 2014 06:48 AM

    hmmm old school Italian, not sure if we have place that will fit that exact requirement, but you can try:

    Cafe Nonna

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      grundoon RE: pete k Jul 8, 2014 12:39 PM

      Valentino's might fit that bill as well, though I haven't been in many years...

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      Cameraman RE: mlshoppy Jul 12, 2014 06:57 PM

      Not downtown or midtown but Mama Mia's serves decent "Italian American" as does Coco's on 51st north of

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