The 10 Best Places for French Fries in Tennessee!

Who doesn’t love French fries? This tasty little dish is the best thing to happen to American cuisine: they’re easy to make, they’re inexpensive, and they go with just about anything. Tennessee’s southern fried nature has perfected this classic favorite, serving it alongside nearly every meal. French fry connoisseurs won’t be disappointed at these 10 best places for French fries in Tennessee. 

1. Farm & Fries, Germantown, TN

What are twice-cooked fries, you ask? The experts at Farm & Fries divulge: it’s just what it sounds like. Cut in house and cooked twice in peanut oil gives their fries a unique flavor, texture, and freshness that simply can’t be beat. Their upgraded version of their delicious fries are finished in duck fat and drizzled with truffle oil salt and parmesan for elevated tastes. They also have a variety of homemade dipping sauces to complete the experience. 

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2. Wine Down, Ooltewah, TN

If you thought you’ve tasted everything there was to taste in the French fry world, think again. The amazing truffle fries at Wine Down are the perfect blend of class, sophistication, and craving-inducing madness. Flavored with truffle oil, herbs, garlic-lemon aioli, and pecorino-romano, you’ll never experience French fries the same way again.

3. Burger Up, Nashville, TN

This two-location eatery (both in Nashville) gives you French fries three ways, each one as delicious as the others. Take your pick of house fries, sweet potato fries, or their legendary truffle fries to treat your taste buds. Fans love the portion sizes they get no matter which type of fry they order.

4. Blues City Cafe, Memphis, TN

Is there any better combination than the best French fries and authentic Tennessee barbecue? Many would argue not. Blues City Cafe is serving up thick, succulent steak fries that you can eat plain or under a mound of chili and cheese, or topped with their delicious seafood gumbo (yes, you read that right). You’ve never tasted anything quite like it before.

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5. Gabby’s Burgers and Fries, Nashville, TN

Delicious, hand-cut fries without the guilt are one of the shining spots of this burger joint. This place is truly dedicated to the quality of their food, serving up grass-fed beef burgers that taste good and are better for you than traditional burgers. Customers love the fries here because they’re not too thin, not too thin, with the perfect amount of crispness and flavor.

6. One and Only BBQ, Memphis, TN

If you’re into sweet potato fries, there’s no better place to go than One and Only BBQ. This nearly-famous joint has three locations in Memphis serving some of the best flavors of the South. Rest assured, they also have regular French fries that are just as good as their sweet potato counterpart. 

7. Ridgewood Barbecue, Bluff City, TN

This family-owned eatery is dishing out award-winning barbecue, but don’t let that overshadow their delicious French fries. Inside the old-fashioned diner-style building are golden, hand-cut fries that are crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and pairs perfectly with every meal. You get a ton of ‘em in every order, enough to share!

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8. Preston’s Steakhouse, Oneida, TN

The best steak fries should be three things: hot, crispy, and perfectly seasoned. Preston’s Steakhouse fries are all three, and you’ll want to eat every last one of them. They also serve up a great chili con queso—French fry dipping is encouraged!

9. Ankar’s Hoagies, Chattanooga, TN

As a long-time restaurant serving the best Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and American cuisine in the city, no meal is complete without a pile of their crinkle cut fries. They’re crispy, golden, and fried fresh to perfection. Truthfully, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but adding a side of fries to your order is a must. 

10. Tennessee Barbecue, Livingston, TN

This homey, family-friendly barbecue joint is superb in many ways, but their fries have earned special attention from their fans. Simple, straight forward, and cooked fresh to order, these fries are ideal for any of their entrees or as a standalone snack. Take your pick of traditional or sweet potato fries— either way, you won’t regret it. 

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