Here is a list of some of the best places in town to enjoy a nice meal. Happy dining!


A southern-style modern steakhouse offering USDA Prime and Choice cuts of meat, fresh seafood, home-style sides to share, brunch, and a selection of classic cocktails, wine and bourbon.


Located in the bottom of the Encore Tower in Downtown Nashville – Join us for lunch Monday – Friday or dinner Monday – Saturday. Reservations are recommended.

The Green Pheasant

Under the direction of co-chefs Jess Benefield and Trey Burnette, of Seed Hospitality, our aspiration is to honor Japanese culinary traditions while also celebrating regional foodways and ingredients. The Green Pheasant’s menu will reflect their interpretation of seasonal Japanese cuisine and include an abundant list of fish and ingredients sourced directly from Japan as well as continuing to utilize meats and produce from local farmers with The Nashville Food Project, Bells Bend Farms, No. 9 Farms and Marmilu Farms, to name just a few.

Killebrew Coffee

Located on the ground floor of the Thompson Nashville, Killebrew is a neighborhood coffee shop serving up Revelator coffee and Chef Lisa Marie White’s daily selection of house-made pastries.

The Catbird Seat

the counter at the catbird seat provides guests the opportunity to view the inner workings of an active kitchen. this experience can be as interactive as you, the guest, choose for it to be. we invite you to join us as will aghajanian and liz johnson prepare a 10-12 course tasting menu as you watch it all come together. we invite you to rediscover the catbird seat.

Loveless Cafe

For more than 65 years, the Loveless Cafe has been offering families and friends a place where they can enjoy a scratch-made Southern meal and reconnect with each other around the table.


A tailor-made dining experience by culinary creator, Vivek Surti, Tailor Nashville is a space created to make you feel like family—with warmth, love, and dinner inspired by Surti’s South Asian American menu. We welcome you to join us for a meal you’ll always remember.

Henrietta Red

Nestled in a bustling stretch of Germantown, Henrietta Red is an American restaurant offering seasonal contemporary cooking and an oyster bar.

Nicky’s Coal Fired

Nicky’s Coal Fired is an Italian restaurant from award-winning chef/partner Tony Galzin, located in the bourgeoning Nations neighborhood of West Nashville

Black Rabbit


City House

Italian Restaurant · Pizza Place

The Patterson House

1711 Division St. Nashville, TN 37203
Sunday – Wednesday  5pm – 1am
Thursday – Saturday  5pm – 3am


Contemporary Chinese Cuisine


Chauhan Ale & Masala House is devoted to creating a unique dining experience in Nashville, Tennessee’s bustling food scene.

Peg Leg Porker

We built our restaurant in the Gulch section of Nashville to be able to serve the downtown community as well as the residential areas of Nashville. Our building is old school BBQ. We have a great patio to enjoy the downtown view and have a plain but soulful interior for you inside.

Bar Otaku

A classic Izakaya from the team behind OTAKU RAMEN serving beer, sake, yakatori and Japanese soul food

An izakaya (居酒屋) (Japanese: [izakaja]) is a type of informal Japanese pub. They are casual places for after-work drinking and eating.

Bluebird Cafe

The Bluebird Cafe is one of the world’s preeminent listening rooms and the venue has gained worldwide recognition as a songwriter’s performance space where the “heroes behind the hits” perform their own songs; songs that have been recorded by chart-topping artists in all genres of music.

Cafe Roze

Cafe Roze is an all-day cafe in East Nashville specializing in fresh and simple breakfast, lunch and dinner options, as well as top-notch cocktails at night.

Led by longtime New York chef Julia Jaksic, executive chef of Employees Only Singapore and formerly of Jack’s Wife Freda, Cafe Roze offers a beautifully designed space, delicious fare and a cool yet approachable vibe, making it a favorite neighborhood dining spot for visitors and locals alike.



Tavern at Bobby

Bobby is a vibrant lifestyle hotel unlike any other in the heart of Music City. Residing on historic Printers Alley in Downtown Nashville, Bobby Hotel is just steps away from the bustle of the downtown music scene yet far enough away to get some shut eye. Housing an eclectic mix of treasures and collections from Bobby’s travels, it’s also home to an inherently creative experience that will solidify you as a lifelong friend of Bobby’s.

The 404 Kitchen

The 404 Kitchen accommodates guests nightly for dinner and on Sunday mornings for a Southern-style brunch. The restaurant features multiple dining spaces, outdoor patios, as well as, various private dining options.  Gertie’s Bar, located on the first floor of the restaurant and hosts happy hour Monday – Thursday, offers unique cocktails, rare and unusual wines, and one of the largest whiskey selections in the south, earned The 404 Kitchen a spot on Travel + Leisure‘s list of the best whiskey bars in America and a nod at the best whiskey bar in Tennessee from Thrillist.


modern middle eastern cuisine


An authentic New York style delicatessen in Green Hills


As a pioneer of elevated independent restaurants in Nashville, Virago has consistently transformed throughout its nineteen-year reign as the city’s gold standard for sushi and Asian cuisine.

The Southern

Located in the heart of downtown Nashville’s burgeoning SoBro district, the Southern Steak & Oyster is a unique and animated eatery that offers an authentically southern adventure with a twist.


Located in Rutledge Hill – just a few blocks south of Historic Broadway, in the heart of Downtown Nashville—Husk transforms the essence of Southern food.  Executive Chef Katie Coss reinterprets the bounty of Tennessee and the surrounding area, exploring an ingredient-driven cuisine that begins in the rediscovery of heirloom products and redefines what it means to cook and eat in the South.