Timberloft Restaurant is located ten minutes from Butterfly Hollow, offering a relaxing atmosphere and delicious menu with favorites from great steaks to smoked BBQ. They have an outdoor patio to enjoy lunch, dinner and/or live music on select nights.
Ebel’s Tavern is located 7 miles north of Butterfly Hollow in the town of Carthage, TN. A comfortable pub setting serving a variety of exceptional American cuisines, Craft Beers, Fine Wines and Spirits. Open 7 days per week but recommend checking hours as they do change occasionally.
Bull and Thistle Pub is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon offering an evolution of Celtic and Southern cuisine in an old style pub. Offers live music most weekend nights to enhance your dining experience. Approximately a 40 minute drive from Butterfly Hollow but well worth it.
Blue Water Grille on Center Hill Lake is a scenic restaurant within a 30 minute drive of Butterfly Hollow. Sitting on the edge of Center Hill Lake, Blue Water Grille offers a romantic ambiance, delicious chef designed menu, and great water views. Please be aware hours are seasonal from April – October.
Located on the Cumberland River in Granville, TN the Lakeside Restaurant at Wildwood Resort offers waterfront dining with beautiful sunsets overlooking the marina. Enjoy a casual cocktail in their full service bar then enjoy a delicious meal of high quality, authentic, and fresh ingredients. Open Thursday – Sunday and reservations are required due to limited seating.
Nona Lisa Pizzeria is located in the small town of Watertown, TN just a short 20 minute drive from Butterfly Hollow. A secret gem for those in the mode for pizza! Grab a menu at the door, order at the counter, and sit down for a delicious meal. The restaurant is limited on seats so don’t be surprised if you have to wait.
Additional restaurants to consider
Town Square Social Restaurant and Bar – Lebanon
Nestled in the historic town square serving classic southern dishes and wood-fired pizza.
AJ’s Bar and Grill – Lebanon
Classic road side bar and grill just a short drive from the Hollow. Serving home cook meals every day for lunch and dinner.
37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar – Cookeville
Offering a wide variety of menu items 37 Cedar is located on the west side of Cookeville and has become a local favorite.
Twisted Oaks Restaurant – Smithville
Family owned and operated restaurant that offers cold drinks (from beer to sweet tea) and awesome food. If you are looking for a variety of cities to visit while in Middle Tennessee Smithville is one to add.