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Plate of soul food from a restaurant near Olympus Hillwood in Murfreesboro, Tennessee



The South is well-known for its comforting, delicious soul food and Murfreesboro highlights some of the best dishes Tennessee has to offer. Be sure to hit up these three soul food themed restaurants near the downtown area.

Kleer-Vu Lunchroom

This homestyle-inspired buffet is located right off of East Main Street 226 South Highland Avenue. Kleer-Vu serves up hearty portions of classic Southern soul food such as turnip greens, fried chicken, black eyed peas, fries, and pies. The price is affordable and great for a big lunch. You can stop in from 11 am to 6 pm Monday to Thursday and 11 am to 8 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Jeff's Family Restaurant

An affordable, family-owned restaurant, Jeff's is popular for its fried chicken, cornbread, potatoes, cheese pie, cake, and green beans. Located just south of Kleer-Vu at 467 South Hancock Street, this cafeteria-style spot is perfect for large portions for a great price. Jeff's opens at 11 am every day and closes at 6 pm Monday to Saturday and at 5 pm on Sundays.

The Fish House

This location is a hole in the wall that prides itself on its one pound fish sandwich. However, they also serve classic Southern eats such as fried chicken, pork chops, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, yams, potato salad, and turnip greens. You can find them in South Murfreesboro at 1626 Middle Tennessee Boulevard from 11 am to 9 pm Monday to Saturday and from 12 pm to 6 pm on Sunday.

So whether you are looking for a classic plate of fried chicken or more unique dishes like the one pound fish sandwich, Murfreesboro will have a place to satisfy your craving. Contact us to learn more about living in the Murfreesboro area and what opportunities may be awaiting you in the greater Nashville area.