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Murfreesboro’s Global Eats

Travel Around the Globe with the Far Aways Tastes of Local Murfreesboro Restaurants

If you’re looking to explore the flavors of global cuisine in your own backyard, Murfreesboro City Lifestyle has you covered! Whether you’re in a restaurant rut and want to try something new or craving a cultural experience to learn more about other parts of the world, we’ve compiled a list of some great international dining options here in Murfreesboro! 

From the flavors of Mexican and Cuban dishes to the fresh offerings of Greek, Thai and Laotian cuisine to the fragrantly spiced dishes of India, let your tastebuds tour the globe with visits to these Murfreesboro local spots! 

Fresh Bites Cuban American Cuisine 
WHERE: 451 N Thompson Ln., Murfreesboro, TN 37129
WHAT: Fresh Bite Cuban American Cuisine features an array of Cuban flavors and dishes. Serving traditional Cuban entrees, including ropa vieja dishes, picadillo, their sandwich Cubano, empanadas, and more.  Go for the appetizer Sampler 305 to try a variety of different bites.
CONTACT: | 615.546.4444

SaBaiDee Cafe
WHERE: 505 Cason Lane, Ste. E, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
WHAT: SaBaiDee Cafe features authentic Lao and Thai food. Pop in for a Thai green tea, milk tea, or Thai coffee, or sit down for a meal; this cafe offers many options for traditional foods.
CONTACT: | 615.900.3777

Opah Greek Grill
WHERE: 133 James Luscinski Dr. Murfreesboro, TN 37129
WHAT: The perfect place to grab a fresh lunch on the go. Featuring traditional Greek appetizers, such as grape leaves or spanakopita and traditional plates with your choice of meat, salad, pita, and rice or a gyro sandwich with fries or a variety of salads, including Greek, tabouleh, or falafel. 
CONTACT: OpahGreekGrill.com615.439.6045

The Clay Pit
WHERE: 1312 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN, 37129
WHAT: The Clay Pit offers an abundance of Indian fare from clay oven dishes, including Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka, and Boti and Seekh kababs, and many types of lamb, chicken, seafood, goat, and vegetable dishes with sauces that are packed full of flavor. Be sure to dine between 11 am – 3 pm when they offer their buffet and sample a little of everything. 
CONTACT: | 615.904.6262

Mexico Tipico Restaurante y Taqueria
WHERE: 2021 S Church St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
WHAT: Mexico Tipico Restaurante y Taqueria offers drive-thru and quick-service counter options! Their breakfast menu features a variety of breakfast burritos, omelets, and egg dishes, or come for their tamales, enchiladas, fajitas, a variety of taco options, or many traditional Mexican dishes for lunch or dinner.
CONTACT: MexicoTipicoMX.com629.201.5074

Thai Spice
WHERE: 225 North Rutherford Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
WHAT: Thai Spice starters include dumplings, fresh summer rolls, spicy papaya salad, and soups. Main courses include different curries, including a pineapple curry with duck and red coconut milk curry. Thai Spice offers milk bubble tea or frozen blended bubble tea in a variety of flavors.
CONTACT: BestThaiSpice.com615.895.9757

Lisa Valentine is a Nashville-based freelance writer, covering an array of topics including music, lifestyle, travel, and outdoor adventures. Valentine also works in TV and event production and began freelance writing while traveling on a six-month, cross-country RV trip. Her love of travel has taken her to 30 countries and 36 states across the U.S. 

  • Sabai Dee Cafe
  • Opah Greek Grill
  • Lisa Valentine
  • Thai Spice
  • The Clay Pit. Photo provided by The Clay Pit
  • Fresh Bites Cuban American Cuisine Photo provided by Fresh Bites Cuban American Cuisine