Restaurants

Top Choice International in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Catbird Seat

For the 22 lucky diners perched around his open kitchen, chef Ryan Poli choreographs an unforgettable 10-course dining experience with his impeccably polished cast and crew. Be prepared to interact with Poli and his…
Top Choice American in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Grilled Cheeserie

Hurry up and wait for gussied up, gourmet versions of an American classic: the grilled cheese sandwich. It's done up here in versions so immensely satisfying, you'll forget a simpler version ever existed. Go for pim…
Top Choice Lebanese in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Epice

For an inviting and delicious respite after exploring the shops of 12 South, pop into this bright and sparkling Lebanese bistro. The highlight at lunch? The sandwiches, which are served with a hearty peasant salad a…
Top Choice Southern US in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Hattie B's

Hattie's may be the hipsterized, social-media savvy yin to Prince's Hot Chicken's off-the-grid yang, but if this isn't Nashville's best cayenne-rubbed 'hot' fried chicken, our name is mud. Perfectly moist, high-qual…
Top Choice Bakery in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Five Daughters Bakery

The famous 100-layer doughnut (it's actually 144, but who's counting?; $4.50) is a sight to behold. Part doughnut, part croissant, this beauty is rolled in sugar and glazed. Too bad its beauty evaporates in six deli…
Top Choice Barbecue in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Edley's Bar-B-Que

This barbecue joint, with its simple, down-home decor and some seriously great aromas wafting from the kitchen, is a Nashville staple. The pork platter is the obvious choice: meat that melts in your mouth and a pepp…
American in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Cori's Dog House

This place delivers fast, cheap, and delicious grub to suit almost anyone, include vegetarians and vegans. Anyone, that is, who has a penchant for a hot dog. Each dog is named after a state and grouped into geograph…
American in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Urban Grub

Ever-so-stylish Southerners gather 'round patio tables to sip fine wines and local craft beer. They'll also slurp oysters at this 12 South hotspot where hey-y'all specialties like shrimp-and-grits share the spotligh…
Barbecue in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint

The redneck taco? It's barbecue stuffed in cornbread (called a hoe-cake) and topped with slaw and BBQ sauce. It's a beloved choice at this packed-tight hotspot where families and small groups crowd in for a pit-cook…
Diner in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Rotier's Restaurant

The world slows down at beloved Rotier's, where tight green booths, decorative newspaper clippings and friendly but leisurely service hearkens back to an earlier era. The restaurant, squeezed into a former carriage …