STATE OF TENNESSEE
There are over 270,000 valid concealed carry handgun permit holders in the state of tennessee
These businesses DO NOT WANT YOUR PATRONAGE
and invite criminals into their establishments by posting NO GUNS SIGNS
American Signature Furniture - All Locations
Abay Ethiopian - 3792 Nolensville Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 834-8885
Aladdin's Hookah Lounge & Bar, Inc. - 2206 Elliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 329-3558
American Legion Post #88 - Donelson - 2864 Elm Hill Pike - Donelson, TN - (615) 889-9318
Amerigo Restaurant - 1920 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 320-1740
Amerigo Restaurant - 1656 Westgate Circle - Brentwood, TN - (615) 377-7070
Amerigo Restaurant - 1239 Ridgeway Road - Memphis, TN - (901) 761-4000
Anatolia Turkish Restaurant - 48 White Bridge Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 356-1556
B.B. King's Blues Club - 148-152 Second Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 256-2727
Back Yard Burgers - 108 Mall Circle Drive - Murfreesboro, TN 37129 - (615) 893-5770
Barefoot Charlie's - 125 Sanders Ferry Road - Hendersonville, TN - (615) 431-2859   
Belcourt Theatre - 2102 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 846-3150
Big River Grille & Brewery - 111 Broadway - Nashville, TN - (615) 251-4677
Bleachers Sports Grill - 118 Maples Shopping Center, HWY 96-EAST - Franklin, TN - (615) 791-4160
Bombay Palace - 2912 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (612) 321-6140
Boscos Nashville Brewing Company - 1805 21st Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 385-0050
Buffalo Billiards - 154 2nd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 313-7665
Burger Up - 2901 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 279-3767
Cabana - 1910 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 577-2262
Caesar's Bistro - 72 White Bridge Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 352-3661
Caffe' Nonna - 4427 Murphy Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 463-0133
California Pizza Kitchen - 4031 Hillsboro Pike #901 - Nashville, TN - (615) 460-0192
Calypso Cafe - 2424 Elliston Place - Nashville - (615) 321-3878 
Cantina Laredo #199 - 592 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 259-9282
Centennial Medical Center - 2300 Patterson Street - Nashville, Tennessee 37203 - (615) 342-1000
Cha Chah - 2013 Belmont Blvd. - Nashville, TN - (615) 298-1430
Chili's Grill & Bar # 1048 - 107 Creekside Crossing - Brentwood, TN - (615) 370-0114
Coach's Grill - 127 S.E. Broad Street - Murfreesboro, TN - (615) 439-5026
Corner Pub - 4109-4111 Hillsboro Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 337-2273
Corner Pub Midtown - 2000 Broadway - Nashville - (615) 327-9250
Costco - 6670 Charlotte Pike - Nashville, TN 37209 - (615) 354-5100
Coyote Ugly Saloon - 154 2nd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 254-8459
Coyote Ugly Saloon - 326 Beale Street - Memphis, TN - (901) 888-8459
Dalton's Grill - 7061 Highway 70 South - Nashville, TN - (615) 662-4777
Dan McGuinness Irish Pub - 1538 Demonbreun Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 252-1991
Doc Holliday's - 112 2nd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 712-6163
Edgefield Sports Bar & Grill - 921 Woodland Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 228-6422
Exit/In - 2208 Eilliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 321-3340
1808 Grille - Hutton Hotel - 1808 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 340-9333
Federal Express Locations - Nationwide
Fido - 1812 21st Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 777-3436
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - 2525 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 342-0131
Frayed Knot Restaurant Saloon - 204 21st Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 760-5015
Fujiyama Sushi House - 3736 Annex Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 352-7833
Gold Rush Restaurant & Bar - 2205 Elliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 321-1160
Golden Coast - 1722 West End Avenue - Nashville - (615) 321-8882
Golden Thai - 73 White Bridge Road - Suite 107 - Nashville, TN - (615) 353-9411
Gyro Express Cafe - 6339 Charlotte Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 352-5556
Graybar Electric - 825 8th Ave. South - Nashville, TN 37203 - (615) 254- 8484
Graybar Electric - 1850A Business Park Drive - Suite 107 - Clarksville, TN 37040 - (931) 221- 3288
Graybar Electric - 6013 John Douglass Drive - Chattanooga, TN 37421 - (423) 698-8021
Graybar Electric - 536 Anderson Street - Bristol, TN 37621 - (423) 844-1050 
Graybar Electric - 3020 N. Central Avenue - Knoxville, TN 37917 - (865) 546-7550
Graybar Electric - 89 N. Conalco Drive - Jackson, TN 38301 - (731) 427- 9311
Graybar Electric - 1474 Lamar Avenue - Memphis, TN 38104 - (901) 322- 4900
Hickory Hollow Mall - 5252 Hickory Hollow Parkway - Suite 2067 - Nashville, TN - (615) 731- 3500
Hooters - 1094 Hunter Crossing Drive - Alcoa, TN - (865) 983-1366
Hooters - 5912 Brainerd Road - Chattanooga, TN - (423) 499-8668
Hooters - Ft. Cambell - 750 North Riverside Drive - Clarksville, TN - (931) 920-8400
Hooters - 4119 Lebanon Pike - Hermitage, TN - (615) 883-0257
Hooters - 2288 North Roane Street - Johnson City, TN - (865) 983-1366
Hooters - 8050 Kingston Pike - Knoxville, TN - (865) 694-4668
Hooters - Merchant Road - 5005 Central Avenue Pike - Knoxville, TN - (865) 688-8066
Hooters - Downtown - 250 Peabody Place #101 -Memphis, TN - (901) 523-9464
Hooters - Wolfchase - 2838 New Brunswick Road - Memphis, TN - (901) 266-4404
Hooters - 1310 N.W. Broad Street - Murfreesboro, TN - (615) 867-2337
Hooters - Downtown - 184 Second Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 244-4668 
Hooters - 217 Largo Drive - Nashville, TN - (615) 867-2337
Hooters - Rivergate - 654 Wade Circle South - Goodlettsville, TN - (615) 851-6499
International Market - 2010 Belmont Blvd. - Nashville, TN - (615) 297-4453 
J. Alexander's Restaurant - 73 White Bridge Road - Suite 130 - Nashville, TN - (615) 352-0981
J. Alexander's Restaurant - 2670 North Germantown Parkway - Memphis, TN - (901) 381-9670 
J. Alexander's Restaurant - 2215 Hamilton Place Boulevard - Chattanooga, TN - (423) 855-5559
J. Alexander's Restaurant - 2609 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 269-1968
J. Alexander's Restaurant - 1721 Galleria Boulevard - Franklin, TN - (615) 771-7779
Jerusalem - 1805 Church Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 915-4086
Joe's Crab Shack - 123 2nd Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 242-2722
Ken's Sushi & Japanese Restaurant - 2007-B Division Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 321-2444
Kien Giang - 5845 Charlotte Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 353-1250
Kimbro's Pickin Parlor - 214 South Margin Street - Franklin, TN - (615) 599-2946
Korea House - 6410 Charlotte Pike #108 - Nashville, TN - (615) 333-7726
LaVergne City Hall - 5093 Murfreesboro Rd - La Vergne, TN 37086 - (615) 793-6295 - Sign posted next to the door
Local Taco - 4501 Murphy Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 891-3271
Loews Vanderbilt - Eat & Drink - 2100 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN (615) 321-1955
Logan's Roadhouse - 727 Thompson Lane - Nashville, TN - (615) 385-7712
Los Arcos Seafood & Grill - 3798 Nolensville Road - Nashville, TN (615) 837-3399
Loser's Most Wanted Bar - 1911 Division Street - Nashville, TN (615) 578-6155
Lucky Bamboo Restaurant, Inc - 5855-B Charlotte Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 618-8577
McDougal's - 2115 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 530-1521
McFadden's Restarrant and Saloon - 134 2nd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 256-9140
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant - 1236 West Main Street - Monteagle, TN - (931) 924-5550
Midtown Cafe - 102 19th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 320-7176
Miel Restaurant - 343 53rd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 298-3663
Miss Saigon - 5849 Charlotte Pike - Nashville, TN - (615) 354-1351
Morton's of Chicago/The Steakhouse - 618 Church Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 259-4558
Opry Mills Mall - 433 Opry Mills Drive - Nashville, TN 37214- 2440 - (615) 514- 1000
O'Sake Japanese Restaurant - 2204 Elliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 340-0058
Old Spaghetti Factory - 160 Second Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 254-9010
Outback Steakhouse #4318 - 1390 Interstate Drive - Cookeville, TN - (931) 372-2145
Outback Steakhouse - Nationwide - "Reply from Joseph Kadow , Executive Vice President"
P.F. Chang's China Bistro - 2525 West End Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 329-8901
Pizza Perfect - 1602 21st Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 329-2757
PM - 2017 Belmont Blvd. - Nashville, TN - (615) 297-2070
Rebar - 1919 Division Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 345-6298
Red Door Saloon - 1010 Forest Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 226-7660
Red Pony Restaurant - 408 Main Street - Franklin, TN - (615) 585-3224
Ruby Tuesday #3611 - 2110 Green Hills Village Drive - Nashville, TN - (615) 292-0755
Ruth's Chris Steak House - 6120 Poplar Avenue - Memphis, TN - (901) 761-0055
Sambuca Restaurant - 601 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 248-2888
San Jose Billar y Taqueria - 3013 Nolensville Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 331-2010
Satay Thai Grill - 2412 Elliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 915-0972
Shenanigans Bar & Grill - 2227 Phebus Lane - Union City, TN - (731) 885-9800
Siam Cuisine - 265 White Bridge Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 354-0082
Sitar Indian Restaurant - 116 21st Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 321-8889
Sonobana Japanese Restaurant - 40 White Bridge Road - Nashville, TN - (615) 356-6600
Sunset Grill - 2001 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 386-0579
Smokey's Sports Pub & Grill - 2613 Adair Drive - Knoxville, TN 37918 - (865) 686-0600
Staffmark Employment Services - 2336 Lebanon Pike - Nashville, TN 37214- 2411 - (615) 874- 9900
Specialty Arms II - 184 Old Nashville Hwy - La Vergne, TN 37086 - (615) 793-9696
TPAC Performances - Nashville, TN - All shows & plays are performed in a State building
Tennessee Aquarium - One Broad Street - Chattanooga, TN 37401-2048 - 800-262-0695
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. - 4221 Pilot Dr. - Memphis, TN, 38118 - (901) 369-1841
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. - 3260 Goodyear Blvd - Union City, TN 38261 - (731) 885- 2310
Tayst Restaurant - 2100 21st Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 383-1953
The Corner Bar - 2200 Elliston Place - Nashville, TN - (615) 320-4979
The Dog - 2127 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 292-2204
The Red Door - 1816 Division Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 320-6525
The Tin Roof - 1516 Demonbreun Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 313-7103
The Wine Loft - 503 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 891-2967
The Yellow Porch - 734 Thompson Lane - Nashville, TN - (615) 386-0260
3 Crow Bar - 1020-1024 Woodland Street - Nashville, TN - (615) 262-3345
Tuesday Moring Resturants - Nationwide - Corporate Office HQ - (972) 387-3562
12 South Taproom & Grill - 2318 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 463-7552
Urban Flats Restaurant - 610 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 292-4687
Value City Furniture - 6393 Winchester Road - Memphis, TN - 38115 - (901) 362- 3200
Value City Furniture - 7930 Giacosa Place - Memphis, TN - 38133 - (901) 381-1660
Vanderbilt Hospital - ALL LOCATIONS - Nashville, Tennessee - (Classified as a school or teaching facility)
Vetrans Adminstration Hospitals - Nationwide
Waffle House Resturants - Nationwide
Watermark Restaurant - 507 12th Avenue South - Nashville, TN - (615) 256-4117
Wild Iris - 127 Franklin Road - Brentwood, TN - (615) 370-0871
Wildhourse Saloon - 120 2nd Avenue North - Nashville, TN - (615) 316-6351 & (615) 902-8200
Zumi Sushi Japanese Kitchen - 2119 Belcourt Avenue - Nashville, TN - (615) 383-5770

Please take time to call these establishments to let them know they have lost you as a customer....
Other locations where concealed handgun carry is not permitted

- All state owned & operated building in Tennessee, Including All Rest Areas

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All government buildings - including post offices - State and Government buildings DO NOT HAVE TO POST SIGNS 
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Court Houses 
- All public buildings with metal detectors 
- Anywhere prohibited carry signs are posted 
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Schools - However, concealed weapons are allowed to be kept in vehicles in school parking lots by non-students and may be carried by adults in  a vehicle while dropping off or picking children up from school.


Inaccurate posted properties from other websites

- AAA Auto Club South - 1515 N. Westshore Blvd. - Tampa, FL 33607-4599 - Corporate Headquarters - Phone 1-813-289-5800
  On June 5, 2009 I was told that AAA employees are not allowed to bring firearms to work, but that none of their properties are posted, and      
   legal handgun carry is permitted by AAA at all of their locations nationwide.

- Hastings Books - 1660 Memorial Blvd Murfreesboro, TN 37129 - (615) 904-9755 - I visited Hastings and found no evidence of a posting on any 
  doors.
Please contact me if you know of a business that should be included in this list - Thank You!
Richard Hickok - (615) 223-0336 - Smyrna
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Another legal option we have is to carry a 4 inch fixed blade knife strapped onto our belts.
Any knife with a blade length of 4 inchs or less is legal in Tennessee and can be worn openly, per Tennessee knife code laws.