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Classic Southern food and hospitality 


About Us

Founded in 1983 by Kathy Bonnet, The Picnic has been a long standing tradition in Nashville's southern cuisine. We pride ourselves on making everything in our own kitchen, using the same ingredients our mothers and  grandmothers use. 

Stop by for Breakfast or Lunch and see for yourself why Nashvillans love us! Not able to make it by? Need a party catered? Click here for our delivery and catering options!

We are located at 4320 Harding Pike, Nashville TN 37205, and can be reached at  (615) 297-5398.

The Picnic is open Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM, Saturdays 8AM to 4PM, and we are closed on Sunday. 

Gift Cards

Looking for the perfect gift? We offer gift cards, in any amount you choose, shipped to you, or your loved ones.

The Picnic Cafe

cook book

Share your favorite picnic recipes with your cherished friends and family. From Chicken Salad to Kathy's Crescent Cookies, we made sure to include all of the recipes you know and love.  Call (615) 297-5398 to order.





Catering Menu

Be the life of the party and let The Picnic handle the details. We can cater for five or fifty with party-pleasing sandwich, fruit, and vegetable trays or full dinners and casseroles. Add some cold accompaniments, delicious breads, and mouth-watering desserts and you've got a gourmet get-together.

Call 615-297-5398 to place your catering order

Orders must be placed with the manager 48 hours in advance. Delivery is available at an extra charge. The Picnic provides carry-out disposable trays and pans, or you can provide your own dishes and trays. We are not responsible for breakage of your containers.

Disposable pans, quart size: 50¢ 
Disposable tray with lid: $5.00

Delivery Menu


For those times when you just can't make it to The Picnic, we do offer deliveries. Sandwich plates and gourmet box lunches are served in attractive totes, boxes, or picnic baskets! Perfect for office luncheons, parties, or picnics. Napkins and utensils included.

Call 615-297-5398 to place your delivery order

Delivery is free within a limited area; there's a charge for deliveries outside the area. Minimum of 8 orders in limited areas. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.No cancellation of orders will be accepted after 2:30 p.m. on the day before delivery.

COntact us


Address & Phone Number:

4320 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-5398

Call ahead and we will have your Breakfast or Lunch order ready when you get here!  


Monday-Friday 8AM to 5PM
Saturday 8AM to 3PM