Restaurants in Tennessee

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Prepare yourself for the best traditional Memphis-style ribs ever—flat-out sensational. The velvety, succulent meat at A&R simply glides away... Read More

There's no better place to sample a wide array of Southern fried goodness (think collard greens, fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, fried okra, pecan... Read More

Before artisan coffee shops occupied real estate on every corner in Nashville, Barista Parlor owned the market with its carefully crafted pour-over... Read More

At this stage in the culinary game, Nashville has something to satiate any craving. What it was sorely lacking, though—at least until early 2015—was a... Read More

Burger Up embodies the philosophy of its parent company Community Hospitality with long tables meant for communal dining and a lovely side patio space.... Read More

Butcher & Bee had already made a name for itself after dominating the Charleston market as a destination sandwich shop on a less-desirable stretch... Read More

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Open since 2002, and full of students from nearby colleges, Central has a breezy, spring-break feel and outdoor deck seating to match. Order a pork... Read More

They’re not wet; they’re not dry. They’re “’Vous-style” ribs and they’re famous. Basted just before serving... Read More

Food Network star Maneet Chauhan has made Nashville her own with an elevated Indian concept, Chauhan Ale & Masala House, and a newly opened brewery,... Read More

James Beard-nominated chef Tandy Wilson fuses his Southern roots with contemporary Italian cooking for what has become one of the upper echelon of... Read More

Mention to locals that you’re heading to Cozy Corner for barbecued Cornish hen—rich and moist all the way through—and you’ll get... Read More

The Burger: Grease is the word at Dyer’s Burger, a Memphis institution since 1912. The pounded-thin, all-beef patties at this café are... Read More

You won't be hard-pressed to find BBQ options in Nashville, but you will be scratching your head as to how you narrow it down. One easy answer: Edley's.... Read More

Etch's upscale, no-fuss interior appeals to the business crowd; chef-owner Deb Paquette's inventive take on classic American dishes draws all the rest... Read More

Chef Bart Vaughan does comfort food with a Southern flair: hikers fill up on braised short ribs served over cheese grits. Read More

If Prince's was responsible for putting Nashville Hot Chicken on the global map, Hattie B's is to thank for keeping it there. This tourist-friendly... Read More

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-... Read More

Serving elevated farmhouse fare in a lively yet sophisticated setting, Josephine embodies its parent company Community Hospitality's ethos by... Read More

Come in for eccentrically flavored Mexican popsicles like tamarind, rose petal, or raspberry-lime. Read More

This modern French bistro, which opened in the fall of 2015 in the base of the Adelicia, combines bold artwork—black-and-white striped floors, salmon... Read More

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 East... Read More

In the cutting-edge Five Points neighborhood, chef Margot McCormack prepares Mediterranean-inspired dishes with a Tennessee flair, including clams,... Read More

If you're looking for where the locals go to get their BBQ fix, the answer is Martin's time and time again. Pitmaster Pat Martin, who was one of the... Read More

Locals line up for a superb rendition of chopped pork on a bun, as well as excellent grilled short ribs. Read More

This food truck-turned-brick and mortar is one of those places that not only lives up to its hype, but exceeds expectations. Though it occupies a no... Read More

The dark wood paneling and oversize booths make it seem like a roadhouse tavern, until the aroma sets you straight: Neely’s means business. Don... Read More

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There's never a bad time of day to drop in at Pinewood Social, the brainchild of serial restaurateurs and Strategic Hospitality co-founders Max and... Read More

What Nashville truly lacks is fine-dining experiences: the type you can head to all dressed up for a date or business dinner. Prima stands out on the... Read More

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... Read More

Occupying a lofty space in Germantown with the requisite new-Nash aesthetic—that's exposed brick, Edison bulbs, and reclaimed wood—Rolf & Daughters... Read More

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Smoke rings are evident in these perfect pulled-pork sandwiches, which are topped with carrot-flecked slaw and suffused with a medium-hot sauce. Read More

The most recent in a succession of barbecue establishments cooking whole hogs on this site. Ask for rib meat, pit meat, or tenderloin if you prefer. Read More

While casual concepts are a dime a dozen in Nashville, fine dining can be harder to come by. Sinema's 2014 opening helped fill that void by introducing... Read More

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The Catbird Seat is not merely a meal, it's an experience. Twenty-two diners per seating (with two seatings a night) spread out around a U-shaped open... Read More

East Nashville icon The Family Wash got an upgrade in location and space when it moved to roomier digs on Main Street in 2015. Chef and co-owner John... Read More

The concept of farm-to-table may be on its way out in some markets, but for the Farm House chef-owner Trey Cioccia, it's not merely a trend but a way of... Read More

When the Treehouse first opened in late 2013, it was overshadowed by a number of other new restaurant arrivals that demanded national attention. But... Read More

A local chain that’s been around since 1952, Tops makes for a nice introduction to Memphis eats. No matter where you are in the city, you’re... Read More

Asian-inspired restaurant and sushi bar Read More

Elegant space with skyline views Read More

House-made soups and salads that use vegetables from the garden out front. Read More

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