20 Best Nashville Restaurants You HAVE To Try This Summer!

posted by Lizette Love - 

Many people visit Nashville and go straight for the city's famous hot chicken, BUT there are a ton of other great restaurants in the city that deserve some love too!

Here's a solid little list of places to hit in the city that will impress the eyes AND taste buds. In no particular order of course..because how can you really settle which place is best when they're all so good!

20. Henrietta Red

🎈 H A P P Y 🎈H O U R 🎈 T O N I G H T 🎈$10 pitchers of Calf Killer ‘The Grassroots Ale’ • $5 glasses of Cava • $2 Saucey Ladies (Apalachicola, FL) 💃🏼 From 5-6:30pm! | 📸 @dredrea for @gardenandgun

Posted by Henrietta Red on Friday, December 15, 2017

Their seafood-centric meals and inventive cocktails make for a memorable experience - 1200 4th avenue

19. Rolf & Daughters

Saturday night patio vibes. 📷: @daniellebatkins

Posted by Rolf & Daughters on Saturday, July 15, 2017

The industrial-inspired decor and seasonal menu is a must for locals AND tourists. - 700 Taylor Street

18. Little Octopus

We like to all it MAGIC HOUR ~ that time of day when the sun begins to fall. Those fleeting moments when the glow of the...

Posted by Little Octopus on Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Start your St. Patrick's day weekend with some GOLDen news! The new line up for our spring cocktails are here. Try the renegade a blackberry infused dickel rye, dry vermouth and orange bitters.

Posted by Little Octopus on Friday, March 16, 2018

The Caribbean-inspired fare keeps you on your toes and the decor is truly some of the most luxurious and elegant in the city. - 505 12th Ave. S.

17. Barcelona

Barcleona serves up Spanish dishes tapas-style! - 1200 Villa Place, Suite 110

16. Cafe Roze

Simple, gourmet dishes artfully served with a local flourish. - 1115 Porter Road

15. Butcher & Bee

On Friday, February 9th, we’re hosting our first guest chef dinner of 2018 with @jimmybannosjr of Chicago institution @...

Posted by Butcher & Bee Nashville on Monday, January 22, 2018

I went there for brunch was. So many mimosas. SO CUTE. GO. Just go. - 902 Main Street

14. Hemingway's Bar & Hideaway

The drinks are fun and the vibe is even better! - 438 Houston St. Ste 160

13. The Mockingbird

There's no better way to cure a bad case of the Mondays than sharing a great meal with great friends! Tag your crew! #flockyeah #mockingbirdmonday #themocknash

Posted by The Mockingbird Nashville on Monday, February 26, 2018

Open for dinner nightly, you'll want to make sure you make reservations or figure out how to get a seat on the patio during warmer months. - 121A 12th Avenue N

12. Pastaria

Posted by Pastaria Nashville on Monday, January 8, 2018

Eggs, Bacon, Parmesan... is it a breakfast sandwich or Brunch Carbonara? We open for Brunch today @ 10am! #nashvillebrunch #freshpasta #carbonara #sortaclosetoitaly

Posted by Pastaria Nashville on Sunday, March 18, 2018

Margherita Pizza is $10 Sun - Thurs 4-630 for Happy Hour! Paired with $4 Draft Beers it doesn’t get much better than that! 🍕 🍻

Posted by Pastaria Nashville on Thursday, March 15, 2018

From St. Louis & some of the best italian in the city! - 8 C1TY Blvd

11. Peninsula

ANNOUNCEMENT: We will be open New Year’s Eve and are now accepting reservations! Hours and menu will be the same, with some possible festive additions 😉 🥂🎉🍾 📸: @kaitiemoyer

Posted by Peninsula Nashville on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Spanish and Portuguese restaurant infusion truly offers up an experience in atmosphere and cuisine. - 1035 W Eastland Avenue

10. Henley

We know it's only Wednesday but here are some Brunch vibes to help get you through the week. See you Sunday! www.henleynashville.com/reservations

Posted by Henley Nashville on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2023 Broadway

9. Hugh Baby's

Full of flavor, you'll LOVE the burgers! - 4816 Charlotte Avenue

8. Tánsuŏ

If you missed our lobster dumplings at brunch this morning, stop by tomorrow for our Monday night Dinner Sum Cart Service! #tansuonash #chinesefood #dimsum

Posted by Tànsuǒ on Sunday, December 3, 2017

Happy Sunday! Celebrate the week ahead with our Sichuan Cucumber Salad! #tansuonash #ChineseFood

Posted by Tànsuǒ on Sunday, March 4, 2018

A fairly new restaurant but already making waves! Did someone say Chinese? YES PLEASE. The word, "Tánsuŏ" actually means, "to explore" in Cantonese, so come prepared for an adventure. - 121B 12th Avenue N

7. Eio & The Hive

Got a big party? We’ve got big tables - ready and waiting 🍾 #THEHIVE #thisseason #EiO&THEHIVE #thehive #plantbased...

Posted by EiO & THE HIVE on Sunday, December 10, 2017

First of all can we just talk about how gorgeous the inside of this place is? Only serving ORGANIC and local ingredients. Vegan friendly. I'm sold. - 5304 Charlotte Avenue

6. Milk & Honey

Love is in the air, and we have what you need to show that special someone just how much you care. Come in and grab some sweet treats or book a reservation for dinner that night! 💗

Posted by Milk and Honey Nashville on Thursday, February 8, 2018

Morning Hunnies! It's Sunday Funday, and that means we're having fun this morning. This our Hodgepodge Hash! If you...

Posted by Milk and Honey Nashville on Sunday, March 11, 2018

Chatt based and now flourishing in the Gulch, swing by for some delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner. Also, an AMAZING coffee bar. - 214 11th Ave S

5. Kuchnia + Keller

Open for dinner from 5p-1a serving you taste from Poland and Germany! - 1300 3rd Avenue N

4. Black Rabbit

Cocktail, anyone? #TGIF

Posted by Black Rabbit on Friday, February 23, 2018

Oysters and Fridays... a perfect pair!

Posted by Black Rabbit on Friday, December 1, 2017

Fun cocktails and delicious small plates. - 218 3rd Ave N

3. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Order a beer alongside your handcrafted burger and enjoy your meal in a fun, quirky environment. - 1805 21st Avenue South, Suite 100

2. The 404 Kitchen

Join us tomorrow night at 5pm for our grand re-opening! Cant wait!? No worries, @gerties_bar is serving up delicious cocktails and food tonight starting at 4pm.

Posted by The 404 Kitchen on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Saturday Night [Chicken] Fever!

Posted by The 404 Kitchen on Saturday, August 12, 2017

Just moved to a new location with now a larger seating area, making more room for more people to enjoy their classic European cuisine. - 507 12th Ave South

1. Adele's

Photo by Derek Lee

Posted by Adele's Nashville on Monday, February 8, 2016

You're just the bees knees 😘🐝... broker's gin, sage infused honey, lemon juice, lemon bitters

Posted by Adele's Nashville on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Good food and good wine. Who doesn't love wine? - 1210 McGavock Street

Lizette Love

Lizette Love

Originally from the West Coast -- I'm 27, Pisces, a mommy, latina. I LOVE Rihanna, Dr. Pepper & tacos. Probably the only person on earth with no tattoos and I carried hot sauce in my bag YEARS before Beyonce made it cool. #swag Read more


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