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Food and restaurants in Tennessee

Top restaurants

Bar
“Over on the East Nashville side of town, this is an ultra-hip place to get a burger and a milkshake. Long waits but worth it! Great porch.”
  • 395 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Simple spot with craft beers on tap & New York - style pizzas made to order or by the slice.”
  • 369 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Snug, no-frills taco join with an awesome selection of tacos, soups and other mexican treats. Great margaritas, too. Bring cash!”
  • 377 locals recommend
Bar
“Live old-school country bands, cold beer & fried bologna sandwiches make this place an original honky tonk treat. My personal favorite. :) ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Bar
“Multilevel venue with creative cuisine, cocktails, live music & special events plus a rooftop patio. Beautiful view of the river.”
  • 259 locals recommend
Café
“This small French inspired cafe is always busy and there’s usually a line but call ahead to see and get your name on the list early because the food, coffee, and pastries here are that good. Would be a great brunch spot!”
  • 278 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Most popular breakfast/brunch spot. Always a long wait and for good reason.”
  • 255 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Want the most delicious sandwich you’ll ever eat... go to Mitchell’s. Hands down one of the best sandwich shops in Nashville. You won’t regret it. Turkey Bacon Avocado is my Jam! ”
  • 279 locals recommend

Cafes

Art Museum
“"Nothing like this anywhere else. A great haven for art lovers and the general public. The free Nashville 2010 flood exhibit is a must see."”
  • 246 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Most popular breakfast/brunch spot. Always a long wait and for good reason.”
  • 255 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Voted some of the best coffee houses in the US. Be warned, this is slow drip. And I mean ssslllloooowwwww. Thats their thing so be prepared to spend a little time. The breakfast nubbin's are delicious. Tom Hanks has been known to stop by when he is in town.”
  • 263 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Jeni's is the best ice cream we've ever had. They use all natural ingredients and have an amazing selections of unique and tasty flavors! They let you try as many of the flavors as you like before committing to a scoop or three. There is also a Jeni's in the Nashville farmer's market is you find yourself there.”
  • 242 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is a really fun place to learn about the life of legendary country singer Johnny Cash. You’ll enjoy it even if you’re not a huge fan....There are SO many interactive displays and exhibits. You can even have your photo taken with Johnny! Gift shop has really cool stuff! ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Music Venue
“A beloved institution, known for catering both to up-and-coming songwriters and legendary country music vets, the Bluebird navigates the nifty trick of having a ton of appeal for locals, out-of-town tourists and even A-list stars who have been known to take the stage on a whim”
  • 218 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Known for their biscuits. The lady that had the secret recipe, never gave it out, until she passed and left it for her legacy. A little drive but worth it. Get there early. Always packed ”
  • 195 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If there is a line, don't wait on it. instead, go 4 buildings south to Portland Brew . ”
  • 155 locals recommend

Bakeries

Breakfast Spot
“Most popular breakfast/brunch spot. Always a long wait and for good reason.”
  • 255 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great pancakes and if you are lucky you could get a glimpse of a country music star. Vince Gill has been know to frequent this eatery.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bright, friendly coffee house with a diverse selection of amazing pastries and savory options. Indoor and outdoor seating.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Bakery
“This bakery is great for cakes of any occasion! I mean who doesn't love something covered in frosting?”
  • 135 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Out-of-this-world fresh doughnuts. Usually only 3-4 types of doughnuts available, but they are melt in your mouth delicious. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Bakery
“Some of the best donuts you’ll ever have! Five daughters bakery is a huge local favorite!”
  • 75 locals recommend
Ski Chairlift
“Big outdoor adventure hub offering zip lining, gondola rides, a treetop play area, and more fun!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bakery
“Muddy’s opened its original East Memphis location as a cupcake and pastry shop, but when the popular bakery expanded to Midtown, owner Kat Gordon opted to make gourmet coffee drinks the new location’s focus. Of course, you can still get all of Muddy’s locally famous cupcakes at the coffee house location, but at the Cooper-Young spot, you can wash them down with espresso drinks, teas, and drip coffees. Muddy’s Grind House is located in an old historic home, and it boasts one of the largest coffeehouse patios in town. Order a caramel cream latte and a Prozac cupcake (chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream), and enjoy them from the breezy patio overlooking busy Cooper St.”
  • 40 locals recommend
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