Located just outside the Ryman’s main entrance with floor to ceiling glass windows on three sides and a covered patio, Café Lula puts you in the middle of the excitement. The menu features fresh, healthy fare with an emphasis on rotisserie cooking and locally sourced ingredients available for both dine-in and grab-and-go service. Enjoy Hot Biscuits and an espresso bar featuring locally roasted coffee for breakfast and a salad, sandwich, half or whole roasted chicken with Baked Mac & Smoked Gouda Cheese, Squash Casserole or House Cut Fries with Parmesan & Sea Salt and full bar service for lunch or dinner. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with extended hours during nighttime Ryman events.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open later on concert nights!
The cafe is named in honor of Lula C. Naff, longtime manager of the Ryman. Lula began working with the Ryman in 1904 as a secretary for the building’s booking agency.