NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – The Loveless Cafe, tucked away along Highway 100, celebrated 70 years in business on Thursday. The restaurant has been a popular culinary destination for residents of the Middle Tennessan region and visitors across the United States.
The cafe is known for its southern cuisine and comfort food. Seven decades ago, the owners started the business which has become a major draw for so many.
Lon and Annie Loveless opened the front door serving fried chicken, country ham, and cookies, literally out of their homes to passers-by on Highway 100, and it was just word of mouth that drove home. attracted people to our door, ”said Crystal Buttrey, spokesperson for Loveless Restaurant. .
Word of mouth is what holds so many visits back, especially outside guests like Mike Colvin, who visits Nashville from California.
“We were looking for something to do today and found this game online and Trisha Yearwood said this was her favorite place, so here we are, and the cookies are worth it,” Colvin said.
Guests were greeted with balloons and placards recognizing the company’s 70th anniversary. Games, prizes and free food were part of Thursday’s festivities.
“We have lots of festivities planned for the family, everyone can enjoy arts and crafts, free food, free hot cookies,” said Buttrey.
The cafe offers southern comfort food including cookies and your favorite breakfast and dinner options.
“We really enjoy Nashville, Bellevue, and we just want to be a contributing partner there,” said Buttrey.
It is the “love” for their cookies and their food that keeps it going.
“People are loyal to the cookie. It’s just something that I just can’t recreate, ”said Buttrey.
The Loveless Cafe is located at 8400 Highway 100 in Nashville. Click for restaurant information.
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