Perhaps the closest dining option outside of the Nashville International Airport (BNA) is Darfons Restaurant & Lounge, located less than a mile away, which serves typical American-style food, including steaks, burgers, ribs, and sandwiches. The price range is a two out of five (with one being the cheapest and five the most expensive). Another American-style option that is slightly farther away (about 3.5 miles) is Raz'z, which also serves Cajun and Creole-style dishes.
Down the street is a restaurant called Ellendale's, which specializes in brunch and home cooked meals. It is a bit more expensive, with a price rating of three out of five. Another nearby breakfast joint, Monell's at the Manor, is slightly over two miles away, with a price rating of two out of five. Monell's was also rated the Best Fried Chicken, and is considered one of the Top 100 Restaurants.
A good, inexpensive option for burger-lovers is Fat Mo's, which is located about 2.25 miles away. The price is very cheap, and the quality is very high; Fat Mo's specializes primarily in burgers, with other dining options including hot dogs, cheese steaks, sandwiches, and wings. Dairy King, at less than three miles away, also serves burgers and other home-style cooked foods.
There are also several Mexican restaurants in the nearby vicinity of BNA, including Casa Fiesta, which is a bit more than a mile away with a price rating of one out of five, La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, which is about two and a half miles away with a price rating of two out of five, and Cinco de Mayo, which is slightly over four miles away with a price rating of two out of five.
There is also a plethora of ethnic food options that are close to BNA. Sal's Pizza (2.5 miles away) specializes in Italian food, Vihn Long (2.75 miles away) serves Vietnamese and Japanese cuisine, Honduras (2.75 miles away) serves Latin and South American food, and So Gong Dong Tofu House (4 miles away) provides Korean cooking. Most of these choices, since they are locally owned, provide cheap meals that are high in taste and quality.
In addition to these options outside of airport, there are also a variety of choices within BNA, including Blue Coast Burrito, La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, Neely's BBQ, Noshville, O'Charley's, Popeyes, Quiznos, and Starbucks, including other erroneous diners and cafes scattered throughout the complex and terminals.