Highest-rated cheap eats in Nashville, according to Tripadvisor

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June 3, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Nashville, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Nashville that are listed as “cheap eats” on Tripadvisor. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Wild Beaver

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 212 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37201-1807
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#29. Shugga Hi

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 1000 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207-5461
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#28. Waffle House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (106 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2340 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-5118
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#27. Pizza Perfect

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (94 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 1602 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3125
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#26. Beer Sellar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 107 Church St, Nashville, TN 37201-1609
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#25. Roma Pizza & Pasta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 2703 McCampbell Ave, Nashville, TN 37214-2913
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#24. Big Al's Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1828 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-1620
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#23. Sicilian Pizza & Pasta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 905 Church St, Nashville, TN 37203-3417
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#22. Hermitage Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (146 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 71 Hermitage Ave, Nashville, TN 37210-2193
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#21. Manny's House of Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (78 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 15 Arcade, Nashville, TN 37219-1906
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#20. Brown's Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2102 Blair Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-4902
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#19. Southern Engine Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Soups
- Address: 1200 Clinton St, Nashville, TN 37203-2894
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#18. The Valentine

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 312 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201-2006
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#17. Dandgure's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 538 Lafayette St, Nashville, TN 37203-4225
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#16. Wendell Smith's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 407 53rd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209-3368
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#15. Santa's Pub

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pub
- Address: 2225 Bransford Ave, Nashville, TN 37204-2309
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#14. Calypso Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Healthy, Cafe
- Address: 3307 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209-3924
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#13. NY Pie

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 6800 Charlotte Pike Ste 106, Nashville, TN 37209-4270
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#12. VN Pho & Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 5906 Charlotte Pike Suite C, Nashville, TN 37209-3181
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#11. Nashville Crossroads

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (93 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pub, Bar
- Address: 419 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
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#10. Baja Burrito

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (156 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 722 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3610
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#9. Benchmark Bar and Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (179 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 117 Second Avenue Across from World Famous Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville, TN 37201
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#8. The Nashville Palace

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2611 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214-1215
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#7. Tootsie's Orchid Lounge

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (989 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 422 Broadway Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
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#6. Nashville Biscuit House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 805 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206-3239
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#5. Arnold's Country Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (884 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Address: 605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4102
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#4. Legends Corner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 428 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
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#3. Sun Diner Nashville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (511 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 105 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201-2001
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#2. Joey's House of Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (725 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 897 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37210-2852
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#1. Robert's Western World

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,113 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
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