Williamson County Eateries that Closed in 2019

There were a lot of new food choices in Williamson County for 2019. Unfortunately, not all locations managed to stay in business. Here is a list of eateries that closed in 2019. Did we miss a food business closure? Send an email to news@williamsonsource.com and let us know.

1. Homestead Manor Restaurant Announces Closure

Homestead Manor

The Thompson’s Station farm-to-fork restaurant Homestead Manor officially closed for good on Sunday, Feb 24th. Homestead Manor was known for offering fresh Southern basics while borrowing influences from culinary traditions across the map. Read More

2. Kona Grill in Franklin Closes

Kona Grill

Kona Grill, an American grill and sushi bar located outside of CoolSprings Galleria next to Connor’s Steak & Seafood closed in April 2019. Kona Grill opened at the CoolSprings Galleria in August 2016. It was the first location of Kona Grill in Tennessee. Read More

3. Burger Shack Nolensville Closing

burger shack

Burger Shack in Nolensville closed. Saturday, May 25th, was the restaurant’s last day in business. Burger Shack offered a menu of burgers in the west coast style with a special sauce. Many customers have compared Burger Shack burgers to those at In-N-Out. Read More

4. Franklin’s Historic Halfway Market to Close

Halfway Market

Sitting at the Southall Road and Carters Creek Pike fork in Franklin, Halfway Market has been serving customers since 1910. However, at the end of June 2019, the landmark pitstop will close. Halfway Market was a country market where you can grab essentials like milk and bread, as well, as buy sandwiches and burgers. Read More

5. Wendy’s Closes Franklin Location


Wendy’s, located at 601 Hillsboro Road in Franklin closed. All signage was removed from the property and the building was boarded over completely.

The Hillsboro Road location permanently closed on June 9, a Wendy’s representative told us. We were not given an explanation as to why the location closed. Read More

6. Franklin Soul Closes Within a Year of Opening

Franklin Soul

After less than a year in business, Southern-style restaurant Franklin Soul closed its restaurant at 9040 Carothers Pkwy. Franklin Soul specialized in Southern favorites like bbq, brisket, ribs and more. Read More

7. The Casual Pint Serves Its Last Brews

The Casual Pint, located at 1110 Hillsboro Road in Franklin shut its doors for the final time on Saturday, June 29th. Opening in October of 2015, The Casual Pint is a unique combination of taproom and package store. Read More

8. Music City Tea Closes Franklin Location

music city tea

Music City Tea closed its location at 1113 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin. They continued by thanking all those who visited their tea shop in Franklin and invited customers to visit the Murfreesboro location. The new store will open on August 1 in downtown Murfreesboro at 105 North Maple Street, Suite B. Read More

9. Fulin’s Asian Cuisine Closes Franklin Location


Fulin’s Asian Cuisine located at 3046 Columbia Avenue, Franklin has closed. The last day of service was July 30, 2019. Read More

10. Elliston Place Soda Shop Closes

Elliston Place Soda Shop Cool Springs

Elliston Place Soda Shop in Cool Springs closed in August 2019. Prior to Elliston Place Soda Shop, Puffy Muffin occupied the space at 335 Mayfield Drive. Read More

11. Mantra Artisan Ales Moves Out of Franklin

Mantra Artisan Ales

For almost four years, 216 Noah Drive has been the place Mantra Artisan Ales created and served culinary-inspired beers and made a name for itself.

On September 1st, Mantra Artisan Ales left their Franklin space to focus entirely on the new 83-acre beer park and new state of the art brewing facility in Murfreesboro known as Hop Springs. Read More

12. Mac’s Grille Closes in Spring Hill

mac's Grille

Mac’s Grille closed their doors permanently Sunday, September 8, 2019. Mac’s was an independent restaurant that specializes in Burgers and Wings

13. Music City Seafood Closes

music City seafood

Music City Seafood closed for business in September. Veteran restaurateur and chef Tom Neville purchased Gulf Pride Seafood in The Factory at Franklin two years ago, renaming it Music City Seafood. Read More

14. Jet’s Pizza Closes South Franklin Location

jet's pizza

Jet’s Pizza closed its Lumber Drive location in Franklin. A sign was placed on the door informing customers of the closures effective Saturday, September 21 at 10 p. Read More

15. Spring Hill Bakery Closes its Storefront

Spring Hill Bakery

On October 5, 2019, Spring Hill Bakery closed its storefront operation to meet the demand for online cookie orders. They will halt production on their breads, cinnamon rolls, and quick breads to focus solely on their cookie line. Read More

16. Pei Wei Closes in Franklin

Pei Wei

The fast-casual restaurant Pei Wei has closed in Franklin. As of November 13, the Franklin location is permanently closed. Read More

17. Sidelines Grill in Spring Hill Closes

Sidelines Grill

Sidelines Grill in Spring closed in December 2019. Sidelines Grill has two other locations, 220 Ren Mar Drive, Pleasant View and 232 Hutton Place, Ashland City. Read More

18. Salty Goat in Spring Hill Closes

Salty Goat

Salty Goat, located at 2078 Wall Street in Spring Hill, has closed. It seems the restaurant closed on Sunday, December 29 but the social media posted wasn’t released until Monday. Read More