Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar now open in Franklin

Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened in early January in downtown Franklin. (Courtesy Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar, Victoria Rosa)
Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened in early January in downtown Franklin. (Courtesy Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar, Victoria Rosa)

Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened in early January in downtown Franklin. (Courtesy Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar, Victoria Rosa)

Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened Jan. 8 in Harpeth Square at 104 E. Main St., Franklin.

The eatery, headed by Executive Chef Frank Pullara, offers wood-fired pizzas, house-made pastas and other Italian dishes.


The restaurant also includes an outdoor patio and bar with fire pits as well as a wine list, local craft beers and seasonal cocktails, such as South for the Winter, which is made with aged rum, toasted coconut and pineapple. 615-435-3539. www.culaccinotn.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.