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Restaurants in Nashville

There are two ways of approaching Nashville’s food scene. Some visitors may want to focus on trying dishes unique to the area like hot chicken and Tennessee barbecue while others will want to check out Nashville’s best eateries. The good news is everyone can do a little bit of both. For a Nashville restaurant with great hot chicken--fried chicken covered in cayenne pepper and served with white bread--head to the famed Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack. Meanwhile, those looking for great barbecue will want to drive just outside town to pick up grub at Corky’s Ribs & BBQ. As for great Nashville restaurants, no visit would be complete without a trip to East Nashville, which is home to wonderful lineup of farm-to-table eateries like Margot Cafe & Bar and POP Nashville. In the heart of it all, the downtown area has a host of great restaurants in Nashville like Etch, an eclectic restaurant with an open kitchen, and Husk, a restaurant founded by James Beard Award winner and legendary Southern chef Sean Brock. And, of course, don’t forget to end your meal with a scoop from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, the best cold treat shop in town.

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  • Cabana

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Southern bistro and bar More
  • Chapel Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • City House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Snack on the thin-crust pizza at this local joint located in a former artists' studio in north Nashville's up-and- coming Germantown neighborhood More
  • Jack’s Bar-B-Que

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Located in the thick of honky-tonk bars on Music City’s tourist strip, Jack’s Bar-B-Que nevertheless draws local rockabilly kids and alt- country s... More
  • Las Paletas

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Come in for eccentrically flavored Mexican popsicles like tamarind, rose petal, or raspberry-lime. More
  • Marché Artisan Foods

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Start off the day with an omelette sepcial like the organic corn and tomato with fresh mozzarella at this French bistro and gourmet market in hip E... More
  • Margot Café & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    In the cutting-edge Five Points neighborhood, chef Margot McCormack prepares Mediterranean-inspired dishes with a Tennessee flair, including clams,... More
  • Mary’s Old Fashioned Pit Bar-B-Que

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Locals line up for a superb rendition of chopped pork on a bun, as well as excellent grilled short ribs. More
  • Park Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Romantic mazelike café More
  • Pie Wagon

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Pied Piper Creamery

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack is a nothing-special storefront in a lackluster section of Music City, but the nuclear-red chicken breast is the stuff d... More
  • Red Wagon Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Rotier's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Sambuca, Nashville

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Funky supper club and live music venue More

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