Welcome to the Thistle Stop Cafe!

The Thistle Stop Cafe is a home to anyone who walks through our doors. Built and staffed by our graduates and a dedicated group of volunteers, the cafe is a warm and inviting spot for catching up with friends, enjoying a homemade meal,  sipping a cup of tea or sharing a story.

We invite you to become a part of the circle. 

Visit Us
Monday- Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm
5128 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 953-6440
**The cafe closes at 2pm the first Friday of every month for a Thistle Farms meeting

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Thistle Stop Events

Are you planning an event?
The Thistle Stop Cafe is an ideal venue for a personal, professional or wedding event. The cafe offers a warm and intimate ambiance with barn wood floors and teacup chandeliers. Our cafe team would be happy to cater your next event.

Whether you rent the space for an hour or a day, we’ll help you create a memorable experience. When you choose the Thistle Stop Cafe for your event, you are employing graduates and supporting a community of survivors. Thistle Farms believes that love is the strongest force for change in the world.

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Boxed Lunches

Looking for someone to cater your next office event or meeting? At Thistle Stop Cafe, we provide a variety of delicious, homemade  boxed lunches that are sure to fit your needs.

Submit a Boxed Lunch Order
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Thistle Stop Cafe Guiding Principles
Hospitality          Healing          Story          Love

At the Thistle Stop Cafe there is a story in every cup, healing in every sip and love in every drop.

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