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The Best Restaurants in Nashville

The dining scene in Nashville is renowned for offering some of the best meat-and-threes, biscuits, and hot chicken; however, that is not all it offers. The city features a vibrant, diverse culinary scene with a wide range of chef-driven restaurants, from chic upscale to neighborhood favorites. Also, the dining scene in Nash boasts a fair share of accolades and recognitions, featuring award-winners and nominees to the coveted James Beard Award, among other awards. Diners can savor inventive global flavors, from classic French cooking to Italian- and Japanese-inspired dishes, and the timeless Southern U.S. fare, all in the same city. There is something for every diner in Nash, and these restaurants provide diverse alternatives in the city.

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The OpenTable Team
38 Restaurants
Updated December 16, 2021
Restaurants:Anatolia Turkish Restaurant, Bakersfield - Nashville, Bella Napoli
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Turkish, Mexican, Italian
Neighborhoods:Nashville
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Anatolia Turkish Restaurant

$$$$
Turkish
Nashville
4.8
671 reviews
Opened in 2003, Anatolia, located in the upscale Belle Meade, brings Turkish flavors to Nashville, serving classic and inventive Turkish dishes. The restaurant’s brilliant blend of a laidback inviting ambiance with outstanding fine cuisine has earned it a reputation in the city, with a dedicated base of frequent diners. Classic Turkish treats such as traditional Lamb Chops, Baklava, and inventively Stuffed Eggplant have locals and out-of-towners streaming into the restaurant. The restaurant’s menu is inspired by the childhoods of immigrant owners Huseyin and Harun Ustunkaya when they lived in Turkey.

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Bakersfield - Nashville

$$$$
Mexican
Nashville
4.7
389 reviews
Since its debut in 2015, Bakersfield, named after country music’s sub-genre Bakersfield Sound, has been serving Mexican-inspired meals in the heart of downtown Nashville. The restaurant’s inventive menu features a range of tacos types, tortas, salads, and tostadas, served in a lively, friendly atmosphere. The menu is complemented with a fine selection of local whiskeys and over 100 tequilas, vintage country music, and Western films, creating a remarkable dining experience.

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Bella Napoli

$$$$
Italian
Nashville
4.6
796 reviews
Bella Napoli is a Neapolitan pizzeria serving inventive Italian flavors in Nashville, which opened in 2010. The pizza served at the restaurant is inspired by chef Paolo Tramontano’s upbringing in Naples, Italy, and is baked on the brick floor alongside burning wood. Diners can dig into Bella Napoli’s award-winning Salsiccia pie, voted “Best Pizza in Tennessee by ZAGAT,” alongside a drink from its full bar for a memorable dining experience. Also, the restaurant features a semi-private spacious dining room, ideal for hosting any occasion, from birthday parties to family dinners.

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Blanco Cocina + Cantina - Nashville

$$$$
Contemporary Mexican
Nashville
4.8
393 reviews
Blanco Cocina + Cantina, a Sonoran-style Mexican-inspired restaurant, is a 2021 debutant on Broadway, right across from Bridgestone Arena. The restaurant is restauranteur Sam Fox’s concept, serving Mexican classics with an inventive twist, from Chimichangas to Tacos and Fajitas, alongside a selection of tequilas to complement the meals. Diners must try Blanco’s classic burrito topped with delectable fillings, including Machaca short rib, fresh salsas, and the local favorite signature house-made guacamole. The restaurant features a chic yet welcoming atmosphere with an ornate wood ceiling and fabric booths.

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Nashville

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
2753 reviews
Bob’s Steak and Chop House is a typical Prime Steakhouse in downtown Nashville, offering big, savory steaks and chops prepared from the finest all-natural, Midwestern quality beef and fresh seafood specialties. The steakhouse blends inventive dishes with a chic, vibrant yet inviting ambiance with classic décor and quality personalized service, accompanied by a fine selection of drinks, including wines, craft beer, vodka, and tequilas to create a remarkable dining experience. Also, the restaurant has earned national and local recognition, including Travel + Leisure’s “Top 50 Restaurants in the Country” and NBC’s “Diner’s Golden Local Award.”

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BrickTop's - Nashville

$$$$
American
Nashville
4.7
1841 reviews
Since debuting in 2006, BrickTop’s has consistently impressed diners with its inventive, well-crafted local bistro cuisine. The upscale restaurant features a warm, inviting atmosphere ideal for an outstanding dining experience. The restaurant’s chef-driven menu is vast, featuring meat and seafood options, vegan alternatives, side dishes, starters, and creative desserts. Diners can savor the restaurant’s staples, such as crab cakes, meatloaf, and steak frites accompanied by wine.

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Chaatable

$$$$
Indian
Nashville
4.6
981 reviews
Chaatable is chef Maneet Chauhan’s concept, which debuted in 2018, serving classics. The restaurant’s name is coined from the Indian word “chaat,” meaning lick. True to its name, the restaurant’s inventive delicacies leave diners licking their lips. The chef-driven menu at the restaurant is inspired by Chauhan’s childhood in India, experience, and expertise. Chaatable offers a warm, friendly ambiance and a sensory explosion of vivid colors, scents, and sounds. Some of the favorite local entrees include sizzling steak frites and butter chicken. Also, the restaurant boasts a wide selection of wine, beer, and cocktails to complement the dishes’ menu.

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Char - Nashville

$$$$
Steakhouse
Nashville
4.8
1644 reviews
Char is a U.S. southern-style contemporary restaurant nestled in the Vertis Green Hills complex, which debuted in 2018. This contemporary restaurant is owned by 4 Top Hospitality, offering inventive specialties focusing on steaks, fresh seafood, and creatively curated cocktails. Char boasts an upscale yet inviting atmosphere, featuring a piano bar playing live music every night; a chic, spacious dining room spruced up with marble and wood furnishings. Dinners can dig into the restaurant’s favorites, such as NOLA barbecue shrimp, crab claws, and Charburger.

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Chauhan Ale & Masala House

$$$$
Indian
The Gulch
4.7
3887 reviews
Chauhan Ale and Masala House opened in 2014 with tons of hype, with dinners frequenting to experience chef Maneet Chauhan’s concept. The restaurant’s menu showcases a charming blend of chef Chauhan’s Indian roots, passion for travel, and love for local fare, providing inventive dishes. Also, Chauhan Ale features a remarkable beverage menu featuring beers, cocktails, wines, and spirits, crafted to complement the chef-inspired cuisine. The restaurant has bagged various “best of” accolades from reputable outlets, including Travel + Leisure and Zagat.

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E3 Chophouse | Nashville

$$$$
Steakhouse
Nashville
4.6
703 reviews
E3 Chophouse is an upscale ranch-to-restaurant steakhouse owned by the Jason Aldean, Adam LaRoche, and Luke Bryan families. The steakhouse, which opened in 2019, is a concept is inspired by the owners’ common interest in Buck Commander, filmed at E3 Ranch. E3 Chophouse offers a relaxed, rustic setting with iron details, Edison bulb lighting, as well as salvaged wood, stone, and leather furnishings spread across its three stories. The steakhouse’s highlight is hand-cut and made-to-order steaks from all-natural cattle. Also, E3 Chophouse offers sharable appetizers and a fine selection of wine and cocktails accompanying the steak.

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Earnest Bar & Hideaway

$$$$
Contemporary American
Nashville
4.8
850 reviews
Earnest Bar and Hideaway is a chic restaurant and sophisticated tavern offering comfort classics and curated craft cocktails. The restaurant offers inventive entrees, including Bone Ribeye, chopped kale salad, and Grilled Pork Tenderloin. The local favorite and this restaurant’s staple, the Korean Fried Chicken, is a must-try, complemented with a drink from the restaurant’s beverage menu, including champagne and wine. Also, the restaurant boasts an ambient and inviting atmosphere with a ship-like feel, featuring wooden pillars, exposed brick on the walls, a blue color palette, and warm light fixtures.

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Emmy Squared - Gulch

$$$$
Pizzeria
Nashville
4.7
164 reviews
Opened in 2018, Emmy Squared, co-founded by chef Matthew Hyland and Emily Hyland, is home to some of the best Detroit-style pizzas, prepared with the freshest high-quality ingredients to create inventive flavors. The wood-fired, crisp, cheesy edges and light, fluffy crusts of these square crusts have had pizza lovers streaming into the pizzeria. Emmy Squared combines its chic, welcoming ambiance with quality service to create a memorable dining experience. The restaurant also offers other specialties, including the award-winning Le Big Matt, trademark spicy fried chicken sandwich, and salads and burgers complemented with a selection of beers, wines, and cocktails.

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etc.

$$$$
Contemporary American
Nashville
4.8
2127 reviews
Etc, a 2016 debutant, is nestled in the Green Hills neighborhood, serving inventive globally-inspired meals. The menu, helmed by chef-owner Deb Paquette, offers ingredient-driven lunch and dinner cuisines, featuring staples such as meat cuts, fresh seafood, and pies. Also, the restaurant offers a variety of salads, starters, and side dishes, accompanied by cocktail, beer, and wine options. Moreover, Etc boats a contemporary upscale yet friendly atmosphere featuring a spacious, intimate dining room and a scenic patio, ornate table, cozy banquette seating, ideal for a remarkable dining experience.

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Etch

$$$$
Contemporary American
Downtown
4.8
6848 reviews
Etch is award-winning chef Deb Paquette’s globally influenced concept, which debuted in 2012. The contemporary restaurant, nestled in the heart of downtown Nashville, features an open bar-style kitchen where diners engage the chefs, two spacious private dining rooms, and a complete bar. Etch’s vast, diverse menu combines creative dishes inspired by Paquette’s experience, expertise, and favorite regions worldwide. Etch’s inventive cuisine is matched with an extensive wine list including a diverse selection of wines from across the world and a contemporary twist on classic cocktails and craft beers.

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Frothy Monkey - East Nashville

$$$$
American
Franklin / Brentwood
4.7
24 reviews
Frothy Monkey is an all-day coffeehouse offering inventive dishes made from locally sourced ingredients served in a warm, welcoming setting. Frothy Monkey has all dining needs covered, from breakfast, brunch and lunch to dinner. The café boasts a vast, diverse beverage menu, including coffeehouse favorites as well as a fine selection of wine, craft beer, and cocktails. Additional specialties of Frothy Monkey include a children’s menu, vegan, and gluten-free alternatives, accommodating all types of diners.

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House of Cards

$$$$
American
Downtown
4.7
3908 reviews
Opened in 2018, House of Cards is Bill Miller’s concept tucked in the basement of the Johnny Cash Museum. The restaurant is spacious and is inspired by The Magic Castle in California. Arriving at the restaurant, diners are greeted with a hidden tunnel leading to the basement, where they will be welcomed with a relaxed, ambient atmosphere, evocative of the 1930s, packed with a highly lucrative art collection, relics, and magic-inspired antiques. House of Cards is devoted to blending magic with innovative classic local meals and curated quality hand-crafted cocktails. Also, the restaurant offers a chic private dining room named after a world-famous magician, Harry Blackston Sr.

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Jane’s Hideaway

$$$$
American
Nashville
4.9
317 reviews
Jane’s Hideaway, which debuted in 2020, is a bar and restaurant tucked in the heart of downtown’s central business district. The restaurant offers re-imagined local classics made with locally sourced ingredients and helmed by chef E.M. Bortolacci, accompanied by catchy live music, creating a remarkable dining experience. Jane’s boasts an ambient inviting setting, featuring a scenic rooftop and a spacious dining room. Diners can savor the restaurant’s favorites, including Porter Road blade steak and chorizo hushpuppies alongside a Tennessee spirit-based cocktail.

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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Nashville

$$$$
Steakhouse
Nashville
4.9
5329 reviews
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse, the signature brand of his expanding network of namesake restaurants, depicts his life journey. From the upscale interiors to the art deco and classic décor, every detail holds significance to the owner. The steakhouse serves all-natural USD. A prime steak, fresh seafood, and an inventive chef-driven menu, including salads, hand-crafted filet mignon, and side dishes. Also, Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse features live entertainment, exquisite, and personalized service, combining to create a remarkable dining experience.

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Loveless Cafe

$$$$
Southern
Nashville
4.8
1345 reviews
Since its debut in 1951, The Loveless Cafe has provided a spot for families and friends to savor inventive scratch-made Southern U.S. inspired dishes while reconnecting around the table. Situated on the city’s westside, the restaurant offers a diverse menu serving local specialties, such as fried chicken, country ham, barbeque pulled pork, omelets, desserts, and its world-renowned biscuits. Also, the restaurant features an inviting and ambient atmosphere with a vintage vibe, offering an ideal setting for a remarkable dining experience. Also, the restaurant has earned international and national recognition and accolades, landing on various “best of” lists.

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Midtown Cafe

$$$$
Southern
West End
4.8
3397 reviews
Midtown Café, located off West End in Midtown, has been offering casual fine dining since its debut in 1987. With a vintage Nashville charm and quality personalized service, Midtown Café boasts an intimate ambiance, ideal for any occasion, from business breakfasts to dinner dates and family brunches. The restaurant features a vast, diverse menu, featuring prime sizzling steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, veal, cage-free eggs, and pancakes, complemented with a fine selection of wine. Also, the restaurant boasts a fair share of recognition, including being listed in Open Table’s “TOP 50 Best Southern Restaurants.”

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Nada - Nashville

$$$$
Latin / Spanish
Downtown
4.5
1089 reviews
Opened in 2018, Nada is a tacos and cocktail restaurant nestled in the Midtown neighborhood. The restaurant boasts an ambient upscale yet friendly atmosphere, featuring an open floor concept with distinctive parts such as a spacious bar, a private dining room, and numerous eating places. The restaurant’s menu features inventive dishes, including starters, tacos, enchiladas, Bolsas, vegan options, and sides. Also, the restaurant offers a vast selection of drinks, focusing on Mexican-inspired cocktails, Cervezas, and wines.

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Oak Steakhouse - Nashville

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
2625 reviews
Oak Steakhouse, a 2017 debutant, is located right next to The Westin and is owned and operated by The Indigo Road. The steakhouse boasts a chic ambient atmosphere, featuring a soaring wine wall, salvaged wood, leather banquettes, exposed, opulent light fixtures, and sleek furnishings. Also, Oak Steakhouse features a chef-driven menu, which changes seasonally and is influenced by fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Some of the local favorites served at the restaurant include Tennessee peach Panzanella, homemade ricotta gnudi, and smoked brisket tacos. Oak steakhouse also features a full bar offering a selection of beers, wines, and craft cocktails.

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Old Hickory Steakhouse at Gaylord Opryland

$$$$
Steakhouse
Nashville
4.6
3044 reviews
The award-winning Old Hickory Steakhouse, nestled in the antebellum-style Gaylord Opryland Hotel, has produced some of Nashville’s top chefs and restaurateurs since its debut in 1977. The restaurant uses fresh ingredients that it grows in-house to create inventive savory dishes. Also, the restaurant features a vast menu, offering some of the best steak cuts in the city, fresh seafood, starters, soups, and side dishes complemented by a selection of specialty cocktails and fine wine.

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OSH Restaurant & Grill

$$$$
Uzbek
Nashville
4.8
80 reviews
Osh Restaurant and Grill is a chic restaurant nestled in the Woodbine neighborhood. The restaurant serves inventive Uzbek cooking blended with unique flavors from Central Asia. Osh Restaurant features a vast chef-driven menu, which showcases Uzbek culture and traditions of homemade delicacies, including salads, soups, side dishes, seafood, and grill cuts. Diners can savor the restaurant’s favorites, such as Italian pasta, classic rice pilaf, and kebab. Also, Osh Restaurant and Grill features an ambient, inviting atmosphere with classic furnishings combined with quality service to create a remarkable dining experience.

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Red Phone Booth - Nashville

$$$$
Speakeasy
Nashville
4.9
133 reviews
Opened in 2019, The Red Phone Booth, located in the heart of downtown, offers a unique Prohibition-era feel right upon entry. The retro speakeasy’s interior features salvaged brick and restored tobacco barn wood flooring, cozy fireplaces, and bespoke Italian leather seats, creating a vintage dining experience. The elegant lounge serves an inventive Italian menu, featuring Neapolitan-style pizzas, pasta dishes, starters, salads, and classic desserts. Diners can also savor classic hand-crafted cocktails, such as premium bourbon and Japanese whisky. Moreover, cigar lovers can sample a vast range of blends in a luxurious private setting.

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Sixty Vines - Nashville

$$$$
Wine Bar
Nashville
4.7
1187 reviews
Sixty Vines Nashville, a 2021 debutant, is a sustainability-focused wine and pizza spot nestled on the third floor of Assembly Food Hall. The restaurant offers a rustic elegant communal wine country atmosphere, ideal for an engaging dining experience, featuring spacious interior dining spaces connecting to the scenic al fresco dining patio, which offers views of the Ryman and the bustling Broadway corridor. Diners can sample wine flavors from a global selection of wines and curated cocktails, and local craft beers on tap. Also, the restaurant features a diverse menu with salads, starters, wood-fired pizzas, pasta dishes, and desserts.

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Skull's Rainbow Room

$$$$
French American
Downtown
4.6
3235 reviews
Debuted in 1948, Skull’s Rainbow Room is one of the most iconic restaurants in Nashville, originally owned by David “Skull” Schulman. The restaurant features trademark craft cocktails curated by experienced bartenders. Diners can enjoy the numerous delectable libations at the restaurant, accompanied by soothing live jazz music every night. Moreover, the restaurant has received several honors, such as inclusions on numerous “Best of” lists by prominent organizations such as Condé Nast, OpenTable, Yelp, and others.

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Sunda - Nashville

$$$$
Contemporary Asian
The Gulch
4.6
1420 reviews
Opened in 2018, Sunda is a sophisticated restaurant serving inventive South-Eastern and Eastern Asian meals. Sunda is restaurateur Billy Dec’s concept that elegantly blends various culinary techniques and flavors prevalent throughout Asia to develop a cross-cultural menu, allowing diners to select their preferred dining experience. The restaurant features classic Japanese, Thai, Chinese, and Indonesian, among other flavors with a twist. Some of the local favorites at the restaurant include signature entrees such as Miso Glazed Sea Bass and Lemongrass Beef Lollipops and award-winning sushi. Also, the restaurant offers a diverse selection of quality sakes, beers, champagnes, and wines to complement the cuisine.

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Blanco Cocina + Cantina - Denver - VIP Pre-Opening Events

$$$$
Southwest
Denver
4.9
187 reviews
The Twelve Thirty Club, a 2021 debutant, is a three-story dining concept by restaurateur Sam Fox and pop star Justin Timberlake. The restaurant is inspired by Nashville’s art and lifestyle, linking diners to inventive cuisine and entertaining music. The menu is inspired by classic steakhouse meals with a creative twist and features an exceptional selection of prime, all-natural, and bone-in steak cuts. Other favorites at The Twelve Thirty club include Lobster Spaghetti and Crispy Stuffed Chicken with Prosciutto.

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The Chef and I

$$$$
Contemporary American
Midtown
4.8
2430 reviews
The Chef and I is a couple-owned restaurant that opened in 2008, offering inventive dishes inspired by their love story. Diners at this restaurant are treated to an interactive culinary experience alongside a vast, diverse menu with inventive dishes, including the local favorite pan roasted crispy duck and waffles, braised pork belly banh mi benny, and brined and smoked salmon benedict. The Chef and I also boasts a wide selection of local craft beer and fine wine at the bar, complimenting the food menu.

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The Hampton Social - Nashville

$$$$
Contemporary American
Nashville
4.7
2947 reviews
Debuted in 2019, The Hamptons Social Nashville is a three-story restaurant located right off the bustling Broadway Street. The restaurant boasts an upscale yet friendly atmosphere, featuring a chic Rose all-day lounge on the first floor, two spacious beach-inspired dining rooms on the second floor, and a scenic rooftop. Also, The Hampton Social serves inventive Chicago-based coastal-inspired meals, including perfectly grilled octopus, Brussels sprouts, and chicken lollipops. The creative specialties are accompanied by a selection of well-curated craft cocktails and live music, creating a remarkable dining experience.

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The Mockingbird Nashville

$$$$
Contemporary American
The Gulch
4.7
2214 reviews
The Mockingbird, a 2016 debutant, is a contemporary restaurant co-owned by a talented duo, Brian Riggenbach and Mikey Corona. The restaurant offers inventive classic comfort food with a touch of contemporary techniques and presentation. The restaurant boasts a vast menu inspired by cultural diversity, featuring unique global-influenced flavors, from Italian to French, Mexican, South American, Japanese and Korean tastes. Also, The Mockingbird boasts a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere, featuring a whimsical interior adorned with brilliant art deco and ample natural lighting, colorful banquets, and sleek furniture, ideal for a memorable dining experience.

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The Optimist - Nashville

$$$$
Seafood
Germantown
4.8
1813 reviews
The Optimist opened in 2020, creating a lot of buzz, with diners and critics flocking in to experience chef Ford Fry’s seafood concept. Nestled in the Germantown neighborhood, the restaurant is set in a reclaimed warehouse, offering a nostalgic feel with sophisticated furnishing and décor. Upon entry, diners are greeted with a colorful stained-glass wall, a fireplace with a cozy seating area, and standing tables with sleek lighting, creating an ambient, inviting atmosphere. Also, The Optimist features a diverse, inventive menu, serving classic comfort seafood blended with a contemporary twist.

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the River House – Nashville

$$$$
American
Downtown
4.8
664 reviews
The River House, a 2021 debutant, is an upscale seafood and steak restaurant tucked in the heart of downtown Nashville. The restaurant offers a vast selection of inventive dishes, such as prime all-natural steaks, fresh seafood, fried calamari, and sushi. Also, The River House boasts a sophisticated yet inviting ambiance with exceptional design, featuring an exclusive mezzanine, ideal for a private dining experience. The restaurant also features a full bar with a wide selection of fine wines and beers to compliment the dishes.

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The Standard at the Smith House

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.9
1643 reviews
Since opening in 2006, The Standard restaurant has been serving innovative Southern U.S. specialties at the heart of downtown Nashville. The restaurant is nestled in a vintage 1840s building, featuring two parlors, a scenic outdoor courtyard, and a formal dining room with sleek contemporary furnishings, creating an upscale yet inviting ambiance. Also, the dinner-only restaurant boasts a vast Southern-inspired menu with starters, prime filet, steak and meat cuts, vegan alternatives, and creative desserts.

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The Yellow Porch

$$$$
Contemporary American
Nashville
4.7
1554 reviews
Opened in 1998, The Yellow Porch is a fine casual dining-style restaurant owned by Gep and Katie Nelson. The restaurant offers a vast, diverse seasonal menu helmed by chef Guerry McComas, featuring Italian and Greek influences. Some of the must-tries at the restaurant include Greek salad, Black Angus filet mignon, paella, and veggie lasagna. The restaurant’s specialties are complemented by a comprehensive by-the-glass wine list. Also, The Yellow Porch boasts a chic, relaxed dining room and lovely scenic outdoor patio, providing a refreshing dining experience.

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Urban Grub

$$$$
Southern
Nashville
4.8
4039 reviews
Urban Grub, which opened in 2012, is a casual Southern U.S. inspired restaurant nestled in Nashville’s South district in a refurbished carwash. The restaurant offers an upscale inviting atmosphere, featuring rustic décor with a wooden finish, cozy stone fireplaces, and elegant booths. Also, Urban Grub offers indoor and outdoor dining spaces and a beer garden, making it an ideal gathering hotspot. The restaurant’s chef-inspired menu, helmed by executive chef Edgar Pendley, features a unique blend of Southern classics with a contemporary twist, including fresh fish and shellfish, freshly shucked oysters, cantina-style handhelds, smoked and grilled meats, and vegan options.

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Valentino's Ristorante

$$$$
Italian
West End
4.9
1441 reviews
Since opening in 1990, Valentino Ristorante has been serving creative ingredient-inspired Italian dishes. Nestled in an old home, the restaurant has a relaxed, sophisticated, yet friendly ambiance, making it ideal for a delightful dining experience. The restaurant’s menu is helmed by chef James Wade and offers a fusion of Italian classics with a touch of modern presentation and techniques. Diners can savor the restaurant’s staples, such as Veal Saltimbocca, Chicken Marsala, and Seafood Fettuccini, complemented with a selection of beers, cocktails, and wines.

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