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Restaurants in Nashville

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Nashville restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Nashville restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Nashville to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Nashville restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Nashville.

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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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