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Rotier's

2412 Elliston Place, Nashville, TN - (615) 327-9892
Rotier’s burgers, served on French bread, are monumental, piled between slabs of tosted French bread with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard (and preferably crowned with a slab of bright orange cheese, too); but do not ignore the excellent plate lunch that draws crowds to the beloved Nashville institution.
88% Approval Rating (18 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Grilled Cheeseburger
Lemon Ice Box Pie
hamburger on French bread
Lemon Ice Box Pie
Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
" Rotier’s looks like a bar, and it is: beer-sign décor, dark wood-panel walls, cozy back-room booths suitable for private rendez-vous. Ambience notwithstanding, this is a restaurant that attracts families, nice white-haired ladies, polite couples on dates, and just ..."   [Read More]
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Peter Roaman
November 06, 2005
"Rotier's is one of my all-time favorite Roadfood joints. I just love those grilled cheeseburgers, although I prefer them on white bread, not the French bread. Fried pickles are really good, and they have that creamy potato cheesy side dish that is incredible. Meat ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2412 Elliston Place, Nashville, TN
(615) 327-9892

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Rotier's offers several different burgers, but the cheeseburger on french bread is what they are best known for.  This is a really good burger!
"Rotier's offers several different burgers, but the cheeseburger on french bread is what they are best known for. This is a really good burger!"
Cliff Strutz





The favorite among the group was the gooey grilled pimento cheese sandwich.
"The favorite among the group was the gooey grilled pimento cheese sandwich."
Cliff Strutz


The lemon ice box comes with a thick graham cracker crust and a healthy dose of whipped creamon top.
"The lemon ice box comes with a thick graham cracker crust and a healthy dose of whipped creamon top."
Cliff Strutz


Dark and clubby, Rotier's is a place where you can sit and have a quick meal or sip beer and watch the wall-mounted TV all afternoon.
"Dark and clubby, Rotier's is a place where you can sit and have a quick meal or sip beer and watch the wall-mounted TV all afternoon."
Michael Stern



""On French bread" is the preferred way to get a burger at Rotier's."
Michael Stern


Rotier's has been a culinary fixture in Nashville for as long as anyone can remember.  It's just a short way from Vanderbilt University, hence a favorite among students.
"Rotier's has been a culinary fixture in Nashville for as long as anyone can remember. It's just a short way from Vanderbilt University, hence a favorite among students."
Michael Stern



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