Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Yes, it's a chain, but the fact that it's a Nashville-based company buys J. Alexander's some credibility with its growing audience of devotees who overlook the corporateness to stand in line for good food, good service and a fern-less, white-tablecloth casual ambiance. Steaks, burgers, rotisserie chickens, shrimp and ahi tuna arrive on huge plates, accompanied by shoe-string fries or other worthwhile sides. The Alex's salad with its warm, honey-drizzled croissant and generous bacon and cheese topping can serve as a full meal. You'll never leave hungry, and J. Alexander's is generally loud and dark enough to drown out kids‹other people's or your own.
Payment Type: All Major Credit Cards, cash
Parking: Lot Available