LOCAL FLAVOR

Some recommendations from us!

Grocery

Kroger   2131 Abbott Martin Rd  or  2201 21st Ave South

Trader Joe's   3909 Hillsboro Pike

Whole Foods  4021 Hillsboro Pike

 

Restaurants

-BREAKFAST-

Frothy Monkey  2509 12th Ave S

Best coffee shop around, and great for breakfast/brunch.

Portland Brew 2605 12th Ave S

Just down the road from Frothy Monkey. Their house-made granola is great!

Proper Bagel  2011 Belmont Blvd

Best bagels in Nashville! Clean, modern vibe & many other food options.

First Watch 2002 Richard Jones Rd

A franchise, but a yummy franchise! Great breakfast, many options!

Fido  1812 21st Ave South

A large Americana menu where the food is casually gourmet and everything is good! Breakfast served all day.

Fenwick’s 300 2600 8th Ave S #103

Modern diner, serving Bongo Java coffee, breakfast and lunch.

The Loveless Café  8400 TN-100

A Nashville landmark, serving up Southern food for over 65 years. Their famous biscuits appear complimentary at your table - it's like a slice of Southern heaven. Best to call ahead!

Milk and Honey 214 11th Ave S

Breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner: it’s all good. Craft coffee & cold-pressed juice.

The Well 4002 Granny White Pike

Very ‘well’ done coffee, breakfast, lunch. Close by!

-COFFEE-

8th & Roast 2108 8th Ave S

Casual vibe, simple food, craft coffee. (Easy parking)

Killebrew Coffee 401 11th Ave S

On the ground floor of the Thompson hotel. Revelator coffee & award winning pastries.

Crema 15 Hermitage Ave

Experts in coffee. Serious about coffee. Limited but tasty menu.

Humphreys Street 424 Humphreys St

A rising star! Staffed by students. Pouring coffee & pouring back into the community.

Sump Coffee 8 City Blvd

Another roaster doing it right. Free underground parking available.

Dose Coffee & Tea 3431 Murphy Rd

Good variety on the menu. Small, charming & featured in Imbibe Magazine: 100 best places to drink in the South.

Barista Parlor 610 Magazine St

Coffee. Espresso. Eats.

Steadfast 603 Taylor St

Roastery, seasonal menu, happy hour from 4-6.

Red Bicycle 1200 5th Ave N

Boutique gourmet coffee, story/sweet crepes, sandwiches.

Cafe at Thistle Farms 5122 Charlotte Ave

Have your coffee and do good. Thistle Farms supports survivors of trafficking, prostitution and addiction.

Osa Coffee Roasters 1579 Edgehill Ave

Roastery. Micro cafe. 5-star coffee.

-LUNCH & DINNER-

Epice  2902 12th Ave S

Lebanese Bistro - the ambiance & hummus are excellent!

Etc. Restaurant  3790 Bedford Ave

Fresh food with a modern flair, and an evolving menu. Highly recommend!

Little Gourmand 2209 Bandywood Dr

Fresh croissant on Saturdays. Yummy baguette sandwiches.

Hattie B's  112 19th Ave South

Try Nashville’s famous Hot Chicken, plus Southern sides made fresh daily.

Pizza Perfect 1602 21st Ave South

Voted #1 Pizza in Nashville--classic, hand-tossed.

Emmy Squared 3821 Green Hills Village Dr

Detroit style pizza and burgers.

Desano Pizza Bakery  115 16th Ave South

A more ‘gourmet’ pizza option--Neapolitan pizza, wood-burning ovens.

True Food Kitchen 3996 Hillsboro Pike

New, clean eating, vegetarian

The Food Company  2211 Bandywood Dr

Perfect spot for soups/salads/sandwiches, or you can get large amounts to-go!

Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint  3108 Belmont Blvd

Excellent neighborhood joint whose reputation precedes it. Best of all, it’s right down the road!

Peg Leg Porker BBQ  903 Gleaves St

Famous dry-rub ribs and more award-winning barbeque. The owner really does have a peg leg!

Edley's Bar-B-Que  2706 12th Ave South

Voted best barbecue by Nashville Scene magazine the past four years, and it’s hard to argue!

(But you really can’t go wrong with any of these barbecue places).

Barcelona Wine Bar Edgehill  1200 Villa Pl #110

The most authentic Spanish tapas and wine anywhere around. Truly transports you to the Iberian peninsula.

Caviar & Bananas - 2031 Broadway

Gourmet Market and Café. Wine bar and small plates. A great place to enjoy some vino with friends.

Whiskey Kitchen  118 12th Ave South

Elevated Southern food and whiskey bar - a true Tennessee experience with class.

Virago  1126 McGavock St

Upscale sushi restaurant with drinks - the entire menu is sensational.

The Southern Steak & Oyster  150 3rd Ave South #110

High Southern cuisine with a trendy twist. Best oysters in Nashville!

The Smiling Elephant  2213 8th Ave South

Our favorite Thai place in Nashville! (and we’re picky when it comes to Thai…)

Vui's Kitchen 2832 Bransford Ave

Try the Bahn Mi, or the Pho, or the iced coffee...or anything! It’s all good.

Sunflower Cafe 2834 Azalea Pl

Hot bar, cold bar, daily specials. All vegetarian, all excellent!

-If you feel like a little drive…

Gabby’s Burgers 493 Humphreys St

Some say it’s burger perfection. Let us know if you agree! (Ask about the secret menu).

Henrietta Red 1200 4th Ave N

Seasonal, farm-to-table, modern American.

Rolf & Daughters 700 Taylor St

One of the best. Excellent, inventive food. Great service!

Geist 311 Jefferson St

Exquisite food for the foodie. Beautiful atmosphere.

City House 1222 4th Ave N

Five star Italian. Dinner only.

Butcher & Bee 902 Main St

Fresh, ever changing menu. Portioned for sharing.

Chauhan Ale & Masala House 123 12th Ave N

Indian Fusion, with celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan

Chaatable 345 40th Ave N

The dressed-down sister to Chauhan Ale & Masala

Nicky’s Coal Fired 5016 Centennial Blvd

Excellent pizza. 5-9pm

Husk 37 Rutledge St

Upscale Southern fare.

Black Rabbit 218 3rd Ave N

Tapas, small plates, quality cocktails.

Etch 303 Demonbreun St

Sister to the previously recommended Etc. Just as noteworthy, just further away.

Marsh House 401 11th Ave S

Upscale Southern seafood. Delicious.

Green Pheasant 215 1st Ave N

Japanese. Excellent food & luxe decor.

Tansuo 121 12th Ave N

Upscale Chinese. Excellent decor. Well-executed fare.

Mop/Broom Mess Hall 1300 3rd Ave N

Sister restaurant to City House. Satisfying Americana with multicultural twists.

Folk 823 Meridian St

East Side sister restaurant to widely acclaimed Rolf & Daughters. Trendy; very good modern American fare.

-TREATS-

Fox’s Donut Den 3900 Hillsboro Pike

Donuts! Live a lot & get the Maple Bacon Donut. Mmmmmn!

The Painted Cupcake 2014 Glen Echo Rd

Cakes, cupcakes, macarons, oh my!

Las Paletas 2911 12th Ave S

The most delectable made-from-scratch popsicles!

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams 2312 12th Ave S

Popular, local ice creams & sorbets, with many unique flavors.

Five Daughters Bakery 1110 Caruthers Ave

“100 Layer”, croissant-style doughnuts.

-COCKTAILS-

Gray & Dudley in 21C

The Fox

Bastion

Black Rabbit

Attaboy

Old Glory

Pinewood Social

-ROOFTOP BARS-

Bobby’s Rooftop Lounge

Ellington’s MidWay Bar & Grill

Rare Bird

LA Jackson

L27

Virago

Up

Entertainment/Leisure

The Mall at Green Hills  2126 Abbott Martin Rd.

Indoor shopping mall, with more than 100 stores & restaurants on two main levels, plus a cinema!

The Ryman Auditorium  116 5th Ave N

Originally a 19th century church and now a world-famous music venue. The Ryman was the original home to the Grand Ole Opry - stop in for a tour!

The Station Inn  402 12th Ave South

Live music venue bringing over 40 years of bluegrass, roots & Americana.

The Bluebird Café  4104 Hillsboro Pike

Where Nashville’s best up-and-coming singer/songwriters go to showcase their work. Contact the venue for information on how to get in! (As seen on the TV show Nashville.)

Skull’s Rainbow Room 222 Printer’s Alley

Critically acclaimed menu, live jazz nightly, excellent ambiance & cocktails! www.skullsrainbowroom.com

3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill  818 3rd Ave South

An excellent mid-sized venue just south of downtown. Check the calendar, get there a little early, and grab a table near the stage!

Belcourt Theatre  2102 Belcourt Ave

Old-fashioned movie theater with selected showings. Craft beer & wine available.

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere  3777 Nolensville Pike

Great place to enjoy a pretty day. Also has a zip-line, merry-go-round & a large playground.

Sevier Park  Granny White Pike and Kirkwood Ave

A large park with several playground areas--great for kids of all ages. Walk across the street to Las Paletas on 12th Ave S. and grab some homemade popsicles after you play!

Radnor Lake State Park 1160 Otter Creek Rd

Located just beyond our neighborhood, Radnor lake is a special gem of nature located inside the city. A favorite for hikers and nature lovers looking to take in the outdoors without having to leave town.

Centennial Park & The Parthenon  2500 West End Ave

Nashville’s largest public park. It’s centerpiece is a full scale replica of the Greek Parthenon, built in 1897.

Public Library  3701 Benham Ave

The Green Hills branch of the Nashville Public Library system is just blocks away.

Green Hills Family YMCA  4041 Hillsboro Cir

For those looking for a convenient and public place to exercise, the Green Hills YMCA is a good option (located across the street from Whole Foods).

Marathon Music Works 1402 Clinton St

Music venue. Check it out to see who’s playing! www.marathonmusicworks.com

Mercy Lounge/ The Cannery Ballroom/ High Watt

Good place to check out up-and-comers!

Winners Bar and Grill 1913 Division St

Monday and Thursday nights Whiskey Jam live music. www.whiskeyjam.com

The Basement 1604 8th Ave S

Popular music venue. Check out thebasementnashville.com for tickets.

City Winery 609 Lafayette St citywinery.com

Modern American restaurant with a large venue space, and a more intimate upstairs lounge area.

Exit/In 2208 Elliston Pl

Music venue. Exitin.com for tickets.

Rudy’s Jazz Room 809 Gleaves St

New Orleans themed, Cajun food. Small, intimate listening room.

The Listening Room Cafe 618 4th Ave S

Another option for food and music (what Nashville does best!).

Plaza Mariachi 3955 Nolensville Pike

An indoor Latin-themed shopping/dining/music center, with various performances and weekly free salsa lessons!

Farmers Meat Market 900 Rosa L Parks Blvd Farmer’s Market Bicentennial Mall

Open air market with great eats, fresh produce, baked goods, and other vendors! It’s next to Bicentennial Capital Mall State Park.