2017 Restaurants

Sinema Restaurant + Bar takes a contemporary approach to classic Americana cuisine. The historic Melrose Theater, which opened in 1942, has a storied history of delighting movie-goers and creating long lasting memories. Today, housed in the same space, Sinema aims to keep that tradition alive. The guest experience is inspired by the history of the theater: the architectural design, the patrons, and the stars who graced it's big screen.  

Since opening in June 2014, Sinema has achieved many accolades, including national coverage and acknowledgements from Eater, Bon Appetit, Tasting Table, Zagat, Thrillist, Southern Living, and Food Network, and glowing local reviews from Nashville Scene, Tennessean, Nashville Lifestyles and StyleBlueprint.  LEARN MORE

At Sambuca, we think friends, family, food and fun are what life should be about. Our philosophy is shared with all who walk into our restaurants. Sambuca features savory new American food and modern cocktails that will tempt any palate and nourish the soul. Our nightly live music will engage our guests in the energetic vibe of the restaurant, reminding them to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. We throw a party---a really great party--for our guests every night! LEARN MORE

 

In addition to the use of only certified Black Angus beef, what makes the burgers at Burger Republic stand out are the inventive accoutrements, such as Vermont aged white cheddar and Guinness-braised bacon for The Burger 

Aside from the burgers, Burger Republic now serves 20 beers on tap, has flat-screen televisions on every wall for sports and, to top it all off, has hand-spun and -mixed milkshakes. For those over 21, the spiked milkshakes add a modern twist to the traditional favorite. LEARN MORE

The Bull & Thistle Pub offers the finest Celtic fare from the British Isles and Ireland, plus live music on the weekends and 20 brews on tap! Join us in the heart of historic Gainesboro for a meal worth remembering. Stay an hour, or stay for the evening, sampling our delicious menu, full bar, superb selection of wines, and brilliant variety of beers, ales and ciders. Friendly service, a cozy atmosphere, icy cold pints and truly extraordinary cuisine make for a wonderful time.   LEARN MORE

 

Located next to First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds, Pastime is the area’s first cool-casual restaurant concept. Its design is a tribute to the City, its history and our nation’s pastime (baseball) with black and white contemporary décor, an assortment of classic cocktails and a sophisticated, yet fun menu that has something for everyone. Featuring multiple TV’s, an indoor-outdoor deck, and a full rooftop bar, Pastime creates an atmosphere ideal for socializing and entertaining.  LEARN MORE
 
 

Coming 2017 to Germantown!  Von Elrod's Beer Garden & Sausage House is made for celebrating with beer and exceptional hand-cranked sausages.   LEARN MORE

Eighth & Roast currently operates in Nashville’s Eighth South neighborhood as a coffeehouse with custom, cutting edge espresso and coffee programs, as well as a craft coffee roaster with more than 70,000 lbs. of coffee roasted in-house per year. The coffee is hand-selected and acquired directly from farmers. Eighth and Roast helps local restaurants and cafes improve their overall coffee programs with training, equipment maintenance, and constant quality control. LEARN MORE

At The Curious Kitchen every event/party is unique and we would love to create the perfect menu for you. All of our food is made from scratch using local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Our Cafe uses locally sourced & organic ingredients (whenever possible) to offer a range of soups, salads, sandwiches, daily specials & desserts. LEARN MORE

Created in California back in '87, Freebirds later became a favorite in Aggieland (better known as College Station, Texas) and quickly expanded as our creators discovered they weren’t alone in their quest for a restaurant that satisfied their hunger better than the confinements of a typical burger-and-fries joint. They wanted something more appetizing but, most importantly, a lot of options.

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A favorite on the dining scene since opening its doors, MAFIAoZA’S Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub continues to “wow” capacity crowds nightly with its authentic Italian menu, its impressive Old and New World wine list, and its comfortable, welcoming ambiance. The popular 1920s New York-style Italian restaurant – known for serving the finest stone-oven pizza in the southeast – offers dishes using fresh, seasonal ingredients, many of which are locally grown and produced by Kentucky’s famed Sylvanus Farms. Executive Chef, Brett Corrieri, has earned MAFIAoZA’S a solid reputation for their commitment to presenting flavorful, memorable dining experiences for their loyal and still-growing patron base.       LEARN MORE

 

At Nothing Bundt Cakes our goal is to create a cake that not only reminds you of home, but also opens you to a new world. And while that’s no easy request, the hand-crafted recipes of our founders, Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz, are more than up to the task. Each recipe only uses the purest ingredients; fresh eggs, real butter, and real cream cheese, all to bring you bundt cake perfection. Enjoy.  LEARN MORE

 

 

The customer orders at the counter from the chalkboard menu. The menu is a rotating list of diverse sauces and stews, reflecting the founder’s New Orleans roots. Joe offers up a daily menu of seven to ten dishes, all served on rice with a slice of cajun buttered baguette. For under 10 bucks, you can get a single, steaming hot plate, or a combination of two. We have two prices, not thirty. No waiters, no tablecloths. Simple and easy, just the way we like it.  LEARN MORE

 

At Wild Eggs, our goal is to offer the same level of preparation, presentation and service that guests can expect from an upscale dining experience. Our well-trained staff consistently delivers innovative dishes that offer a fresh, contemporary approach to traditional breakfast, brunch and lunch. From our bacon and eggs and fresh squeezed orange juice, to our signature Everything muffin and Sweet Home Apple Bourbon Crepes, each detail of your meal is crafted with care by our experienced chefs.    LEARN MORE

 

In 1955 a young secretary decided to pursue her dream of becoming a business owner. Grace Grissom and husband Herbert founded Mrs. Grissom’s Salads. This brief six minute video will give you an insight into the family who’s brand of sandwich spreads and dips is a household name in the Southeastern United States and demonstrate why and how Mrs. Grissom's Salad became and remains so popular.
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Featuring an innovative cocktail menu designed by international cocktail expert Gary Hayward, Embers Ski Lodge will take the expertise of the finest cocktail bars and infuse them with the warmth and approachability of the neighborhood tavern.

Embers staff will be experts in recognizing their guests’ needs, and will provide a memorable experience every time whether it’s for a first-time guest or our most valued regular. Embers Ski Lodge features a from-scratch, seasonally influenced gastropub menu inspired by Lars’ travels to ski resorts in the Pacific Northwest and around the country. LEARN MORE

 

Our menu features an array of delicious items and tropical treats, from mouthwatering appetizers and exotic salads to creative entrées such as pastas, burgers, seafood, steaks and chicken. End your journey with the out-of-this-world Sparkling Volcano dessert. Kids age 10 and under can also enjoy enticing entrées from our exciting kids' menu. LEARN MORE

 

TRI-STAR BBQ is about providing the best tailgating experience, catering, fundraising events possible, with BBQ that is about the passion for BBQ. LEARN MORE

Cookies by Keith! was established in Nashville, TN in 2014, by Chef Batts, LLC, an establishment dedicated to fresh delicately prepared desserts and food to fancy and pleasure the human taste palette. Cookies by Keith are gourmet cookies with no preservatives and made with natural ingredients. Cookies by Keith are a splendid treat and baked fresh to order. LEARN MORE

 

Established in 2004 the Bald Headed Bistro is truly fine Western Dining in the Heart of the South. With a 5-star chef serving gourmet entrees, steak, wild game, pizza, sandwiches and small plates, the Bistro is a unique must-have experience! LEARN MORE

 

Restaurant. Bar. Haven.Liberation from Obligation through Libation and Fare.  Here was the thing we were looking for, I thought, the prize we’d been chasing all along. LEARN MORE

 

  

Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we’ve continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ’s a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ’s to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back.We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail.So in many ways we haven’t just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it’s because of them we’re continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts.

Welcome to BJ’s.

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The Chef and I is built on a love story. That’s why it works.

Our catering division is nine years old and produced 400 events in 2016.
The Lenox Village restaurant offers a show kitchen at dinner and brunch for a unique culinary experience.
Team building is hot right now, and the culinary teambuilding division is growing quickly.
Cooking classes have been a staple in bringing The Chef and I clients a new way to enjoy food. 

New Location opening soon in the Gulch: The Chef & I on Ninth. 

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As Chicago natives we take pride in bringing you authentic Chicago deep dish pizza and other specialties from the Windy City. Our 312 Pizza sauce recipe has been passed down over three generations from our grandmother, who spent time cooking with the Italian immigrants in Little Italy.

Located in historic Germantown, 312 Pizza Company brings authentic Chicago pizza to Nashville.  LEARN MORE

Fat Bottom Brewing Company opened its doors in August of 2012, and as East Nashville’s first brewery, it quickly became a neighborhood favorite. The recipes were developed from founder Ben’s time as a homebrewer, and scaled up to fit the newly installed 15 barrel brewhouse. We make beers that are bigger and sexier than what you’ll find at your local bar. Our beers are built around a wide variety of styles from around the world, and proudly brewed in our hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Bottoms up! LEARN MORE

   

 

We created GReKo Greek Street Food as a way to honor our own Greek heritage and bring the rich culture of Greece to Nashville. With roots in Greece that extend for generations, we've spent many years here in Nashville and know there's something missing; the true experience of authentic Greek street fare. Although our family has been in the restaurant business for 40 years, with GReKo, we're combining our love of food and service with our passion for our culture.     LEARN MORE

All of our ice cream is made from all natural ingredients: milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, eggs and extracts and Wilson county strawberries, blueberries and blackberries. We get our milk and cream from the Middle Tennessee State University dairy department and our eggs are from local farms. We make our own mix in a 30 gallon pasteurizer.

Our flavors are endless. Loaded Banana Pudding with White Chocolate and Black Walnuts, Salty Pecan, Sassy Lassie, Peachy Peach and Strawberry Cheesecake are some of our most popular. LEARN MORE

 

Puckett’s roots stretch way back to the ‘50s and a little grocery store in the village of Leiper’s Fork, Tenn. Ever since then, we’ve been focused on providing friends new and old with great food and Southern hospitality — and five restaurants later, that aim still rings true. Puckett’s has built a name on hosting live, local musical acts and serving Southern staples. Authentic comfort food — classics like the meat-and-three and our famous slow-smoked BBQ — in a laid-back and down-home atmosphere is what we aim for you to remember. We hope you’ll come visit us soon!  LEARN MORE

The all-day menu features Nashville’s finest mix of organic, exotic and junk foods: from the famous Local Burger (local beef, lamb and cheddar with caramelized fennel & fig aioli), the Liberal Salad (greens, fruits & nuts), to whole grain pancakes and desserts made on premises.

The daily specials board is filled with our Chef’s inventive dishes that use as much local produce, meat and cheese as is seasonally possible. In fact, Fido likely buys more regionally produced food than any other restaurant in Nashville. LEARN MORE

Southern Jerky Co. was created because we believe there are terrific combinations of foods and flavors in the world that aren’t being put together. It started with a couple of friends, Jennifer Bisceglia and Dean Shahan, who liked to create different flavors in the kitchen and give them out to friends and family. Dean would try out his recipes on golfers at the golf course and Jennifer would tempt parents at her children’s baseball games. After months of different combinations and overwhelmingly positive feedback, Jennifer and Dean decided to combine forces and create Southern Jerky Co. LEARN MORE

 

FOODIES REJOICE! Southern-Inspired, Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch. Start your day the delicious way with southern-style biscuit beignets, gourmet omelets, a variety of unique eggs benedicts. LEARN MORE

 

 

In 1997, Keith Richards and his wife Amy were vacationing in Greece where they discovered small-table Mediterranean cafés where everyone in the community gathered together to connect around healthy flavors and to celebrate life! They created a place free from the noise of the world and the fast pace of our busy lives. They created a time to reconnect over refreshing Mediterranean flavors. They designed a menu of interesting flavors real, home-made food. Through all these years, and the addition of new Taziki’s across the country, they became a family of big-hearted foodies committed to making an impact in the community. LEARN MORE

 

Co-founder, Keith talked with fellow snacker and co-founder, Patrick Turpin, about his mission. Patrick told him about an interesting snack manufacturer. One visit was all it took. they got it. Forget frying (unhealthy). Forget baking (undelicious). The two snackers had found a way to pop a chip with all the flavor and a lot less of the stuff that gives snacking a bad name. Keith and pat spent over a year, snacking, popping, and snacking some more, until they came up with popchips, a naturally delicious line of popped chips they loved to eat and did not have to hide. LEARN MORE

In a city known for putting up platinum food as well as platinum records, Nashville has a bounty of restaurant options but none as unique, exciting and diverse as the sure-fire hit urban grub. Stuffy upscale is out…..ethnic, healthy, casual and pick-up is in which makes urban grub the next big star on the Nashville dining scene. The menu is a combination of southern traditions with a “flavored up tweak, ” fresh fish and seafood, fresh shucked oysters, smoked and grilled meats and vegetables, and cantina style hand-held.  LEARN MORE

KRAVE takes jerky to another level! We elevate it to all-natural - with no artificial ingredients and minimal processing - and whole-muscle cut MEAT. KRAVE is entirely gluten-free and devoid of nitrites, MSG, and corn syrup except those which naturally occur in sea salt and celery seeds - so you can feed! Whether you're fueling up after a run, snacking on your way to yoga, filling the kids' lunch boxes, or warming up on the ski slopes, KRAVE really is the perfect accessory and a JERKY FOR ALL SEASONS. LEARN MORE