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Jul 5, 2014 03:24 PM

Need old school Italian in Nashville + great food in Franklin

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. 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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    1. re: pete k

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

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

      1. In Franklin, check out Puckett's Grocery. An interesting combination of Meat n 3, Bar & Grill and Bistro. Great atmosphere and usually some live entertainment.