22 restaurants that opened in 2020 in Franklin, Brentwood; plus 6 more coming in 2021

tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

While 2020 was a tough year for many small businesses, the area saw several new eateries open or announce openings throughout the year.

American

CoreLife Eatery

401B Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 220, Franklin

615-387-9996


www.corelifeeatery.com

Henpecked Chicken

146 Pewitt Drive, Brentwood

www.henpeckedchicken.com

Izzy’s Feel Good Food

901 Columbia Ave., Franklin

615-719-2861

www.izzysfranklin.com

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

213 Franklin Road, Ste. 160, Brentwood

615-942-8199

www.mooyah.com

Party Fowl

1914 Galleria Blvd., Franklin

615-614-3636

www.partyfowl.com

Perry’s Steakhouse

5028 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin

www.perryssteakhouse.com

COMING FEBRUARY 2021

Shake Shack

McEwen Northside, Franklin

www.shakeshack.com

COMING 2021

Waldo’s Chicken and Beer

1201 Liberty Pike, Franklin

www.waldoschicken.com

Asian

Poke Bros.

430 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 110, Franklin

615-435-3451

www.eatpokebros.com

Thai Esane

203 Franklin Road, Ste. 100, Brentwood

www.thaiesane.com

COMING 2021

Vui’s Kitchen

1201 Liberty Pike, Ste. 113, Franklin

615-567-5962

www.vuiskitchen.com

Bakeries and cafes

Caffe Artisan

1113 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 254, Franklin

615-547-3400

www.caffeartisan.com

Franklin Bakehouse

100 Main St., Franklin

615-628-8493

www.franklinbakehouse.com

Just Love Coffee Cafe

4031 Aspen Grove Drive, Ste. 138, Franklin

615-465-6661

www.justlovecoffeecafe.com/mcewen

Kate & Lulu’s Kitchen

158 Front St., Ste. 110, Franklin

713-647-1077

www.kateandluluskitchen.com

Peace, Love and Little Donuts

213 Franklin Road, Ste. 120, Brentwood

615-964-7995

www.peaceloveandlittledonuts.com

Pies by Gigi

330 Franklin Road, Ste. 906D, Brentwood

615-678-8434

www.piesbygigi.com

Southerner’s Coffee

328 Fifth Ave. N., Franklin

615-861-9807

www.southernerscoffee.com

tiny little donuts

1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

615-679-9422

www.tinylittledonuts.com

Bars, breweries and pubs

Americana Taphouse

94 E. Main St., Franklin

615-790-2309

www.americanataphouse.com

Curio Brewing Company

216 Noah Drive, Franklin

615-472-1124

www.curiobrewing.com

Hop House Tennessee Taps

117 Fifth Ave. N., Ste. B, Franklin

615-454-8592

www.hophousetntaps.com

Vintage Vine 100

4051 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin

www.vintagevine100.com

COMING 2021

Mexican

Tamale Joe’s

2000 Mallory Lane, Ste. 310, Franklin

www.tamalejoes.com

COMING 2021

Sweets and treats

Hattie Jane’s Creamery

Camden Commons, Franklin

https://hattiejanescreamery.com

COMING 2021

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

4021 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin

615-628-8542

www.jenis.com

Sweethaven

1015 Westhaven Blvd., Ste. 130, Franklin

615-398-8743

www.sweethaventn.com

Seafood

The Boilery Seafood & Grill

545 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 195, Franklin

615-567-6853

www.theboileryseafood.com

By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.