55 South

615.538.6001 www.eat55.com
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Taking its name from the highway that connects Memphis and New Orleans Executive Chef Jason McConnell’s casual Franklin restaurant draws a similar tangent with its menu. Eclectic Southern cuisine and New Orleans-style favorites include a range of options familiar in concept but delightfully fresh to taste. Try the chicken and sausage jambalaya or come in […]

Alegria

615.750.5119 www.alegrianashville.com
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Alegria Restaurant offers some of the best authentic Mexican cuisine in the South – think lamb chops with chimichurri, seafood paella, an incredible mole sauce and hand-crafted margaritas. The highly stylized restaurant offers a fun, high-energy vibe and a flavorful menu, embodying traditional and modern elements of Mexican style intermixed with a Latin flair, right […]

Blue Moon Waterfront Grille

615.356.6666 www.bluemoongrille.com
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For years Blue Moon was a mainstay in West Nashville, and a gathering spot for the boating community. Those good times washed down the Cumberland River with the restaurant in the 2010 flood—until it was reborn in the form of Blue Moon Waterfront Grille three years later.  Rock Harbor Marina veterans will appreciate the same […]

Bound’ry

615.321.3043 www.boundrynashville.com
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Executive Chef Philip Shyatt’s cuisine balances contemporary American technique with ‘New South’ influences while mixing in touches from around the world. He works closely with local purveyors and growers to provide the freshest menus of the season. Seafood is flown in overnight, pasta is made in house, and desserts and breads are prepared by our […]

Bread & Company

615.627.4800 www.breadandcompany.com
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This Nashville landmark has been serving locals fresh sandwiches, salads, pastas, pastries and coffees since it opened in 1992. With staples like their homemade cranberry-pecan bread and their unique-to-Nashville fruit tea, Bread & Company is the go-to spot for business people, families and celebrities alike. Between the creamy tomato basil soup, the curried chicken salad […]

The Bunganut Pig

615.794.4777 www.bunganutpig.com
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For 27 years, The Bunganut Pig Pub & Eatery has been a downtown Franklin staple. “The Pig” offers a large patio, billiards room, martini lounge and a downstairs dining room reminiscent of a 19th century English pub. Live acoustic music is featured on the patio each night during fair weather and full dance bands perform every […]

CABANA

615.577.2262 www.Cabananashville.com
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This cool, hip, upscale bar, restaurant and lounge in eclectic Hillsboro Village features a 2,900-square-foot, year-round patio and ten private cabanas outfitted with flat-screen TVs. Offering the ultimate in bar food and innovative entrees, Executive Chef Brian Uhl’s “Southern Comfort”-style menu has won national acclaim. Cabana is available for private events.

Caffé Nonna

615.463.0133 www.caffenonna.com
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Chef Daniel Maggipinto’s original, earthy Mediterranean-style dishes capture the hearty flavor, generous portions and “amore” of his own Nonna’s (grandmother’s) recipes. At Caffé Nonna, the motto is “To eat well is to live well.” USA Today says, “Nonna’s food satisfies the soul.” Reservations recommended.

Chago’s Cantina

615.386.0106 www.chagoscantina.com
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Chago’s Cantina is providing Nashville with an authentic taste of Mexico and Latin America in a fun, laid-back atmosphere in the Belmont/Hillsboro neighborhood. You will love their traditional, homemade Mexican favorites and the original Latin dishes. Chago’s open patios are the perfect place to hang out with family and friends, or watch a sporting event […]

Cork & Cow

615.538.6021 www.corkandcow.com
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Cork & Cow, Chef Jason McConnell’s latest venue in Franklin, emphasizes great steaks and great wine. They offer a menu with extensive cuts of steak and wood grilled specialties that feature dry-aged, grass-fed and locally sourced beef, from Prime to Wagyu grades. Choose from 100 bottles of wine – more than 30 offered by the […]

Copper Kettle

Franklin: 615.905.4949 | Green Hills: 615.383.7242 www.copperkettlenashville.com
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At Copper Kettle, they believe in doing things the old-fashioned way: home-cooked culinary delights from around the world and right here at home in Nashville and Franklin. Dine with them at either of their casual cafe locations, which feature daily specials, classic sandwiches, satisfying salads and irresistible desserts. The Brunch every Sunday is a bountiful […]

Cross Corner Bar & Grill

615.370.0870 www.crosscornerbarandgrill.com
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Businessmen for lunch, families for dinner, tables full of softball players celebrating into the night. Youth soccer teams on Saturday and Titans fans on Sunday. Great food, lots of TVs and the full complement of Cheers-like regulars. Cross Corner Bar & Grill is always comfortable, always fun.      

Crow’s Nest

615.783.0720 www.crowsnestnashville.com
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It’s a blend of a casual fine dining restaurant and a sports bar, focusing on foodies and discriminating diners looking for quality eats and drinks. Then they morph into an all-out SEC football spot on Saturdays, and a pro football haven on Sundays.

Elliston Place Soda Shop

615.327.1090
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A local institution that’s been slinging thick, homespun milkshakes and hand-patted burgers across lunch counters since 1939, Elliston Place will take you on a trip down memory lane right quick. The fountain and grill offers old-fashioned Americana ambiance alongside a full Southern repertoire, including daily meat ‘n’ three offerings and a not-to-be-missed lemon icebox pie. […]

FIDO

615.777.3436 www.fidocafe.com
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FIDO straddles the line between upscale coffeehouse and casual restaurant. The all day menu features everything from blueberry pancakes to fish tacos, with daily specials ranging from pulled pork sandwiches to poached salmon. Fresh roasted organic and fair-trade coffee comes from Fido’s sister store, Bongo Java. Desserts made on premises.          

Fleet Street Pub

615.200.0782 www.fleetstreetpub.com
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Located in the famous Printer’s Alley, Fleet Street Pub offers hungry roamers an authentic English experience. The dishes coming out of the kitchen from lunch to late night are about as British as their names: Give a go at the Queensway cock-a-leekie soup, the Baker Street burger, the Picadilly fish and chips or the Whitechapel […]

Flyte World Dining and Wine

615.255.6200 www.flytenashville.com
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With emphasis on fresh, organic and humanely raised ingredients, Executive Chef Matthew Lackey and his team create contemporary, seasonal menus featuring spectacular presentations and flavors that complement an eclectic wine list. Flyte provides unique opportunities to sample deliciously inventive flavor combinations and constantly evolving cuisine and beverage pairings.              

Germantown Café

615.242.3226 www.germantowncafe.com
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Just blocks from downtown, TPAC and LP Field, Germantown Café offers fresh, comfortably creative, reasonably priced food, along with an amazing view of the Nashville skyline. The Café is the perfect choice for pre-theatre dinners, casual nights out on the town, power lunches or lazy Sunday brunches.            

GRAY’S on Main

615.435.3603 www.graysonmain.com
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Set in a ca. 1876 Victorian building in Historic Downtown Franklin, the three-story restaurant and music venue honors Tennessee’s cultural heritage through fresh spirits, flavors and sounds. The GRAY’S menu reflects the best of the South in food, with a focus on locally and regionally sourced ingredients. The second floor bar and music hall features […]

Holland House Bar and Refuge

615.262.4190 www.hollandhousebarandrefuge.com
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Housed in the re-imagined shell of a former grocery in East Nashville, this neighborhood haven sources local and regional ingredients in the kitchen and the bar, which was saluted in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Best Business Bars” in 2011. Chef Kristin Beringson’s menu of rustic New American fare boasts an impressive selection of house-cured meats, farmstead cheeses […]

Jackson’s

615.385.9968 www.jacksonsbarandbistro.com
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A bustling corner bistro in historic Hillsboro Village, Jackson’s offers creative comfort cuisine for lunch, dinner, late-night dining and Saturday and Sunday brunch in an eclectic, upbeat, come-as-you-are atmosphere. Choose a seat in the dining room, at one of two bars or on the sprawling, covered outdoor patio.               […]

Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse

615.329.4349 www.jimmykellys.com
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Impressing visitors and natives alike with its great food and Southern hospitality since 1934, Jimmy Kelly’s is now serving superb steaks to a third generation of Nashvillians. Located in a Victorian mansion with the look and feel of the Old South, Jimmy Kelly’s is part of what Music City is all about.

The Listening Room Cafe

615.259.3600 www.listeningroomcafe.com
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Music for the soul, food for the body. Located on Second Avenue South in downtown Nashville, The Listening Room Cafe is one of the city’s premier music venues. In addition to excellent live music every single night, it also features an excellent selection of Southern-inspired dishes for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

MAFIAoZA’S

615.269.4646 www.Mafiaozas.com
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Since 2003, MAFIAoZA’s has wowed capacity crowds nightly with its authentic Italian menu, impressive Old and New World wine list and comfortable, welcoming ambiance. In the style of a 1920s New York Italian restaurant, MAFIAoZA’s serves the finest stone-oven pizza in the Southeast and other authentic Italian dishes, using only the freshest ingredients.

Martin’s Bar-B-Que

615.200.1181 www.martinsbbqjoint.com
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After making waves in Nolensville and Morgantown, W. Va., Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint has joined the ranks of Nashville barbecue destinations with the opening of their new location on Belmont Boulevard. Their pulled pork, brisket, ribs and variety of Southern sides are suitable for the likes of stars such as Waylon Jennings, who described his experience […]

McCabe Pub

615.269.9406 www.mccabepub.com
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McCabe has proudly been serving Nashville in the Sylvan Park neighborhood since 1982. Family-owned and operated, McCabe is open for lunch and dinner. They serve American home-style food, catering to a variety of tastes with a well-rounded menu offering anything from a grilled cheese to fresh salmon or pan-fried trout. Daily specials are also available. […]

Mere Bulles

615.467.1945 merebulles.com
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At Mere Bulles, you’ll find business executives, celebrities, locals and tourists all raving about the “new-old” Southern dining experience. Savor a cup of the notorious she crab bisque, or feast on succulent seared fish. Settle into a cozy dining room, the indoor or outdoor patio, or perch yourself on the balcony overlooking the nearby hills. […]

Midtown Café

615.320.7176 www.midtowncafe.com
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Known as the place for a power lunch as well as a romantic dinner, Midtown Café offers great, unpretentious food under the precise eye of Executive Chef Brian Uhl. Fifty wines by the glass and 150 by the bottle keep Midtown on the top of every “Best Of” list. Free shuttle service for downtown hotel […]

Nonna’s Pizzeria and Wine Bar

615.678.5232 www.facebook.com/NonnasPizzeriaWineBar
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In addition to sharing an entrance with Sylvan Park’s revered Caffe Nonna, Nonna’s Pizzeria and Wine Bar shares a menu full of authentic, affordable Italian food made by Chef Dan Maggipinto—just like his Nonna taught him to do when he was young. Opened in 2012, Nonna’s Pizzeria and Wine Bar serves up delicious pizzas and sandwiches […]

Noshville Green Hills

615.269.3535 www.noshville.com
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At Noshville Authentic New York Delicatessen, the goal is to prepare and serve the highest-quality food in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Noshville has several convenient locations, and the house rules are simple: “Check your cares at the door, order with reckless abandon, and indulge your senses in the life that is Noshville.”   Breakfast is […]

Noshville Midtown

615.329.6674 (NOSH) www.Noshville.com
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At Noshville Authentic New York Delicatessen, the goal is to prepare and serve the highest-quality food in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Noshville has several convenient locations, and the house rules are simple: “Check your cares at the door, order with reckless abandon, and indulge your senses in the life that is Noshville.”   Breakfast is […]

The Pineapple Room at Cheekwood

615.352.4859 www.cheekwood.org
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Located in the beautiful setting of Cheekwood, The Pineapple Room Restaurant offers everything from gourmet sandwiches and salads full of local produce to fresh seafood entrees. Daily features include seasonal soups, chef’s specials and original desserts. The views of the natural setting are spectacular, making the restaurant the perfect place to host a group luncheon […]

Pizza Perfect

615.329.2757 www.pizzaperfectonline.com
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Since 1983, Pizza Perfect has been making pies by hand and baking them to-order in gas-fired ovens. With a focus on fresh cooking and fresh ingredients, their homemade dough is made fresh daily without using any preservatives. The local pizzeria also offers an authentic selection of Italian pastas, salads, baked or steamed sub sandwiches, desserts […]

Provence Breads & Café

615.386.0363 www.provencebreads.com
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Provence Breads & Café opened its doors in 1996 with the goal of baking the finest-quality artisan breads and pastries in Nashville. Every single item we produce is baked from scratch using the finest ingredients available.

PM

615.297.2070 www.pmnashville.com
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PM, in the heart of the historic Belmont neighborhood, offers something for everyone. Guests enjoy an Asian-influenced menu, from great burgers to sushi and Thai-fusion small plates. Established in 2003 by Chef Arnold Myint and Nashville leading lady Patti Myint, who says of the name PM: “When you buy signs, you pay per letter…when I […]

Puckett’s 5th and Church

615.770.2772 www.puckettsgrocery.com
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People have enjoyed what Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant has to offer for years.  In the heart of historic downtown Franklin, and downtown Nashville, Puckett’s is the home of warm hospitality and delicious Southern fare. Locally owned and operated, Puckett’s is where families gather for a great meal, business deals are made and guests come from […]

Puckett’s Boat House

615.790.2309 www.puckettsboathouse.com
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The Puckett’s family of restaurants has added a delicious new option: Puckett’s Boat House. Located at the gateway to downtown Franklin, the Boat House will take you right to your favorite Gulf Coast getaway. Enjoy fresh shrimp, Apalachicola oysters and other delicious options, all served Southern-style in a casual setting. Live music on Friday and […]

Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant

615.794.5527 www.puckettsgrocery.com
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People have enjoyed what Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant has to offer for years.  In the heart of historic downtown Franklin, and downtown Nashville, Puckett’s is the home of warm hospitality and delicious Southern fare. Locally owned and operated, Puckett’s is where families gather for a great meal, business deals are made and guests come from […]

Red Pony

615.595.7669 www.redponyrestaurant.com
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Red Pony’s unique approach to Southern cuisine offers flavorful dishes crafted from the area’s best produce and meats and served in a stylish, laid-back setting. The first of executive chef Jason McConnell’s three Franklin restaurants, Red Pony opened in 2006. Its rustic but chic space in an historic building not far from Franklin’s public square […]

The Row

615.321.1224 www.therownashville.com
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Dine where the working-class poets of Music Row came to eat, drink and ultimately shape country music history for more than 30 years. Now The Row Kitchen & Pub is where artists, executives, locals and visitors alike come for Nashville-inspired Southern comfort food like hot chicken & hickory pit BBQ. Enjoy live music, regional craft […]

Rumours Wine Bar

615.432.2740 www.rumourswinebar.com
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Serving as the Gulch’s neighborhood wine bar, Rumours 12th & Division can trace its roots back to 2004, when it helped put 12South on the map. Now, Rumours has created a sleek space in the corner of the Icon with an extensive bar program that includes wine-by-the-glass offerings, intriguing cocktails and high-gravity craft beers. Don’t […]

Rumours East

615.262.5346 www.rumourseast.com
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Rumours East is located at Five Points in East Nashville.  Chef Hrant Arakelian creates simple dishes with bold flavors from local ingredients, including many from their own garden and nearby farms. They serve  boutique wines, artisan cocktails and American craft beers. Their cozy house and patio are a community-centric gathering spot perfect for memorable company, conversation, […]

Saffire

615.599.4995 www.saffirerestaurant.com
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In the Factory at Franklin, Saffire Restaurant & Bar combines locally grown produce and indigenous flavors with exotic ingredients to deliver wonderfully creative cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere. A neighborhood restaurant with an urban warehouse feel, Saffire offers modern updates to classic Southern cuisine, spectacular wines and an extensive whiskey selection. It’s where culinary meets […]

Silly Goose

615.915.0757 www.sillygoosenashville.com
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In 2009, Chef Roderick Bailey took the burgeoning East Nashville dining scene to a new level with Silly Goose, a tiny restaurant that cuts to the core of simple, fresh American cuisine. Couscous plates and local cheeses, Panini and wraps join tea flights and exquisite sweets all day. After dark, entrees reflect a refreshing approach […]

Sole Mio

615.256.4013 www.solemionashville.com
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Sole Mio started nearly three decades ago in a little town by the shores of the Adriatic Sea. After developing a passion for the food philosophies of Northern Italy, GianCarlo Agnoletti took his craft to the much different culture of Nashville. With more than 18 years in Tennessee, Sole Mio continues to carry on his […]

South Street

615.320.5555 www.pansouth.net/southstreet
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A Nashville tradition since 1991, South Street offers pit BBQ ribs, oysters, crab cakes, pumped chicken, crawfish & shrimp enchiladas, a Jack Daniel’s strip and steamed New Orleans bread pudding – to name just a few of the Southern urban cuisine choices. When weather permits, the restaurant offers open-air seating.           […]

Sunset Grill

615.386.3663 www.sunsetgrill.com
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Located in the heart of Hillsboro Village, Sunset Grill is the jewel in the triple crown of Nashville’s most successful independent restaurateur, Randy Rayburn. The California-influenced cuisine, featuring seafood and fine steaks, has remained contemporary and fresh for almost two decades. They offer 50+ wines by the glass and 300+ bottle selections. Private rooms for […]

Suzy Wong’s House of Yum

615.329.2913 www.suzywongsnashville.com
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Suzy Wong’s House of Yum is located in Nashville’s trendiest alternative nightlife scene. The name references The World of Suzie Wong, the story of a beautiful Asian courtesan and her romance with an American artist (William Holden in the 1960 classic movie.) Arnold Myint and Zeus Entertainment partner to present a cornucopia of Asian food, […]

Table 3

615.739.6900 www.table3nashville.com
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Table 3 Restaurant & Market offers authentic French brasserie dining in Green Hills. Executive Chef Will Uhlhorn’s traditional bistro fare is complemented by a distinctive, affordable wine list. Combining contemporary design with Old World atmosphere, Table 3 features two patios, a long zinc bar and a private dining room. The adjacent Market offers fresh pastries, […]

Tin Angel

615.298.3444 www.tinangel.net
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Tin Angel’s goal (for 20 years now) has been to offer excellent food and service in an artistic setting at reasonable prices. The cuisine is based in American, European and Mediterranean culinary traditions, seen through a modern lens; a fresh, local, chef-driven seasonal approach without pretense. The wine list is designed to complement the menu.