12 Best Southern Restaurants in Murfreesboro

Chicken Salad Chick Southern • $
2855 Medical Center Pkwy Suite F, Murfreesboro

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwich
Spicy Pimento Cheese
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Broccoli Salad Side
Loaded Potato Soup
Cranberry Kelli
Extra Crackers
Broccoli Salad
Bread Options
Sassy Scotty

“Chicken Salad Chick is so good!! Their new croissant melt was mouth watering good. My girlfriend got the classic chicken simple salad and she loved it. This place never disappoints. Also, the signs inside the mens bathroom are adorable and funny so I had to share.“

4.6 Superb52 Reviews
Happy's Sports Lounge Sports Bar • $$
302 W Main St, Murfreesboro

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Veggie Flatbread

“Stopped by for lunch with my co-workers today and I got the Happy's Signature Flatbread . Delicious! Also got an order of tots and a side of the Hot Honey Garlic to dip them in. Delicious! Highly recommend! The various games and activities that surrounded us in the large venue space looked pretty fun and I could see myself going back with some friends to try those out.“

4.5 Superb61 Reviews
Kleer-Vu Lunchroom Southern • $
226 S Highland Ave, Murfreesboro

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Cornbread Mac and Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Meat and 3 Featuring Fried Chicken
Cornbread Cabbage Black Eyed Peas
Fried Chicken Mash Potatoes
Fried Chicken with Sides
Hot Water Cornbread
Cornbread Dressing
Chocolate Chess
Peach Cobbler
Bar BQ Ribs

“What an amazing hidden gem. We found this great little take out eatery, and this home cooking was mouth watering. The Peach Cobbler and Chocolate Chess Pie were the best way to end this meal. Home cooked meals were just like my Mawmaw's used to make. If you are ever in Murfreesboro and want something different for lunch or dinner to take back with you, this is the place! We will be back.“

4.3 Superb50 Reviews
Jeff's Family Friendly Restaurant Southern • $
467 S Hancock St, Murfreesboro

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Chicken and Dressing Green Beans
Fried Chicken and Cornbread
Turnip Greens Fried Okra
Smothered Pork Chops
Macaroni and Cheese
Country Fried Steak
Chicken & Dressing
Strawberry Cake
Mashed Potatoes
Banana Pudding

“I found this gem of a restaurant via a Reddit thread discussing the best food in Murfreesboro.I brought my daddy here for a late lunch/early dinner today and we were beyond pleased with our decision to try Jeff’s out!I love the feel of the place— very tidy and clean, very homey. They have beautiful family photos in the space and cute decor that all communicate that this is a family establishment, which I love. There is power in the dollar and I believe fully that where you choose to spend your money says something about you. Why go to a chain restaurant when you can support a family-owned, local business like Jeff’s?We were greeted heartily by the kind people working in the front of house. You can’t find service like this anywhere anymore! I love feeling like I’m entering someone’s home, having a meal prepared by loving hands.We both got the chicken and dressing with gravy and it was fabulous. I had spinach and cabbage, both absolutely delicious. My dad said his sides— pintos and sweet potatoes— were wonderful also, and that the sweet tea was amazing!And y’all, let me not forget to talk about their BREAD. My dad got the flapjack and said it was just stellar, that he’s never had anything like it. I tried a homemade yeast roll and found it to be just perfect. When I tell you I will drive the 40 miles from my home just for this food, I am not lying!Thank you, Jeff’s! We had a great time with y’all today.Parking: Ample parking outside the building. Wonderful location.“

4.2 Good75 Reviews
Puckett's Restaurant American • $
114 N Church St, Murfreesboro

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Skillet Mac and Cheese
Skillet Cinnamon Roll
Nashville Hot Chicken
Nashville Cheesesteak
Chicken Fried Chicken
Country Fried Steak
Sweet Potato Fries
Smoked Meatloaf
Mashed Potatoes
Fried Pickles

“The food, service, and experience was fantastic. We shared the sausage & pickle starter and The Whole Farm BBQ platter. Very reasonably priced for the amount and quality of the food. The presley parfait was dynamite. The live music (The Deltaz) and ambiance were perfect. Great date night. Can't recommend highly enough.“

4.1 Good198 Reviews
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store American • $
138 Chaffin Pl, Murfreesboro

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The Cracker Barrel's Country Boy Breakfast
Sides for Mama's French Toast Breakfast
Grandpa's Country Fried Breakfast
Momma's French Toast Breakfast
Momma's Pancake Breakfast
Cracker Barrel Sampler
Southern Fried Chicken
Chicken Fried Chicken
Hashbrown Casserole
Pancakes Buttermilk

“We had a party of 12. We waited 1 hour 15 min to be seated. Four of us got our meal right away, the 11 of us had to wait 1 hour for their meal to be served. 1 didn't get her meal until after the 11 finished eating and she opted to get her meal to go as to not make the rest of us wait for her to eat. Absolutely worst service ever. Usually we get great service here so not sure what happened on this day.Vegetarian options: Carrots“

4.1 Good134 Reviews
Party Fowl Murfreesboro Chicken • $
127 SE Broad St, Murfreesboro

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Half Bird Nashville Hot Chicken and Greens
Nashville Hot Deconstructed Cobb Salad
Chicken Tenders and Fries Medium Hot
Hot Chicken & Stuffed French Toast
Nashville Hot Chicken Benedict
Hot Chicken and Beignets
Hot Chicken Street Tacos
Hot Chicken Tenders
Hot Chicken Poutine
Chicken and Waffles

“Tried this place for the first time since its opening in the Boro. Went for a date night before a movie. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and enjoyed what we ordered. Nachos good. Chicken fingers good. Chicken and beignets good. Beer on tap not good! I ordered an IPA and my husband got a wheat beer. Both were flat as could be. It immediately reminded me of John Taffer and Bar Rescue, not only because if you've watched the show, you know that the one thing that can make or break your experience in a bar and grill is the quality of the beer pour, but also because this building was featured on the show when it was MT Bottles and Cans. But honestly, that was the only thing lacking as the food really hit the spot for a Nashville hot chicken experience. The staff was friendly and our server was great. She checked on us just enough times to not be overbearing, was attentive and professional. The ambiance was okay. There seemed to be a lot of younger workers kind of meandering around working but not doing much. It caught my attention just because the overall decor and atmosphere is good, just not very festive. I kind of wished the music was a little louder, the staff was more upbeat, and the vibe was kicked up just a notch. I think if the staff presented a little more of a party vibe it would completely change the experience for the patrons. Overall, this was a good time in the Boro and I recommend if you're wanting some friend chicken and pub food.“

4.1 Good87 Reviews
Seasons Of Murfreesboro Restaurant & Lounge American • $
2227 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro

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Southwest Cheese Dip & Chips
Southern Style Green Beans
Season's Burger & Fries
Seasons Meatloaf Dinner
Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Southwest Cheese Nachos
Southwest Cheese Fries
Brisket Burger & Fries
Grilled Chicken Salad
Country Fried Steak

“Stayed at the Clarion and only visited here for the breakfast offered the lady that helped us was very personable, helpful and sweet! We stayed for extended stay and their breakfast menu didn't change one bit..maybe a variety would be beneficial In the future!“

4.1 Good79 Reviews
Slim Chickens Chicken • $
229 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro

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Strawberry Cheesecake Jar Dessert
Wings and Tenders Combo
Chicken & Waffles
Chicken Tenders
Fried Mushrooms
Honey Mustard
Fried Pickles
French Fries
Texas Toast
Chicken Wrap

“Quality of the chicken is really great and service is fast. The food is also served hot. It reminds me alot of Culver's. Great food and great atmosphere with great service! Highly recommended. Prices are a bit higher than most fast food, but you pay for what you get.“

4 Good101 Reviews
Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q Barbecue • $
436 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro

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Not so Naked Baked Potato
Deviled Eggs Appetizer
Chopped Southern Salad
Beef Brisket Sandwich
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Loaded Baked Potato
Loaded Mac & Cheese
Beef Brisket Plate
Cornbread Muffins
Cheese Biscuits

“Jim 'N Nick was a great experience for us and we loved everything about it. The food was well prepared and in a large portion.The waiter was funny and attentive to what we needed. The pacing inside was enough so that you didn't feel like you were invaded someone else space while you are.Everything here was good and would recommend it for anyone who wants a great day/night with friends as they even had places inside to view the NCAA tourney.Will be back.“

3.9 Good108 Reviews
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen American • $
1829 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro

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Steak Dinner with Idaho Mashed Potatoes with Broccoli
Monte Cristo with Broccoli and Cheese Casserole
Broccoli Cheese Casserole
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
Honey Butter Croissants
Country Fried Chicken
Monte Cristo Sandwich
Santa Fe Spinach Dip
Homemade Onion Rings
Country Fried Steak

“This Cheddar's was THE best. We've been to different locations in Florida, Indiana, and now Tennessee. We were lucky enough to have Jordan as our server. He was amazing. Promote that guy to Senior Staff Trainer. What an awesome experience! I think we'll actually stop here again on our next road trip in hopes of checking in with Jordan.“

3.8 Good99 Reviews
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store American • $
2115 S Church St, Murfreesboro

Customers` Favorites

The Cracker Barrel's Country Boy Breakfast
Grandpa's Country Fried Breakfast
Momma's French Toast Breakfast
Cheesecake Stuffed Pancakes
Grilled Chicken Tenders
Southern Fried Chicken
Chicken Fried Chicken
Hashbrown Casserole
Country Fried Steak
Hamburger Steak

“Even in a group of 31, the staff was awesome! The food, as good as always, too!We gave them notice we'd be there. And they were ready!Dietary restrictions: Lifetime WW member and eating at Cracker Barrel, and staying on track, is why weekly brunch is always on the menu for me.“

3.7 Good149 Reviews
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