What's new for Nashville's Food Scene
In Music City, new restaurants are opening up all the time, and most places change their menu each season. It can be hard to keep up with all the new happenings in Nashville's growing food scene, but not any more. Now stay up to date with what restaurants are coming, just opened, now closed, and the latest menu updates.
Jonathan Waxman's latest Nashville restaurant, Baja Sexto, is now open in SoBro. The shop features a variety of tacos, flautas, soups, salsas, and more.
TRATTORIA II MULINO
What was the Sportsgrille inside the Hilton Nashville Downtown is now Trattoria II Mulino, a new Italian restaurant. They are currently serving dinner 5-10pm Sunday-Thursday with more hours to come in time. Read more from Nashville Eater.
A new grocery and butcher shop named Southernaire Market is now open in SoBro at the bottom of the Pinnacle office tower.
FOURTH & U BISTRO AND BAR
DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown finished part of their renovations and opened Fourth & U Bistro and Bar.
MURFF'S CRAFT BREWS & BURGERS
Brentwood residents, Nashvillians, and visitors may enjoy a good burger and beer at Murff's Craft Brews and Burgers at 501 Harpeth Drive.
East Nashville gained a new cafe called Madeline featuring a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu plus a bar service with wine and beer.
VILLAGE BREWHOUSE & MARKETPLACE
The Village Brewhouse & Marketplace, located in Hillsboro Village, is officially open offering both a marketplace and brewery at the same stop. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
Hillsboro Village is home to Amari, a cocktail bar, which is located at 2121 Belcourt Avenue above Savarino's Cucina.
Newk's Eatery is now open in West End.
A gluten free bakery is now open in Sylvan Park called Vegan Vee.
Bawarchi Biryani Point
Bawarchi Biryani Point, featuring Indian cuisine, is now open on Demonbreun Hill.
Bakersfield is a new Mexican restaurant open in Nashville's SoBro district.
Dino's Restaurant in East Nashville held its official opening last Friday, January 9.
Sip Cafe, a coffee shop, is now open in their new location at 3939 Gallatin Pike.
Serving lunch and dinner daily is Nama Sushi in Midtown. The two-story restaurant with a menu that includes appetizers, salads, entrees, traditional sushi rolls, vegetarian options, and a "hot nama" section.
What was Zumi Sushi is now Lucky Belly. The restaurant located in Hillsboro Village has been renovated to feature both American and Japanese food including milkshakes, burgers, and sushi.
Prima is now open in The Gulch featuring a great restaurant space, a diverse menu with Mediterranean cuisine, and an inspiring wine list.
TailGate Taproom just opened off Charlotte Pike in Bellevue. The taproom will feature a draft and growler filling system with 20 taps.
Magnolia South is a new restaurant located in Midtown featuring southern cuisine with a twist of French influence.
Uncle C's New Orleans Style Fried Chicken
Now open in Nashville is Uncle C's New Orleans Style Fried Chicken featuring hot chicken items in four different heat levels: "wise", "risky", "absurd", and "tomfoolery".
Sam Katakura, former owner of Sam's Sushi Bar, opened his new sushi outpost at ACME Feed & Seed. It is located on the second floor and open 5-10pm daily.
Love, Peace, and Pho
Love, Peace, and Pho have opened their doors in the 8th Avenue South neighborhood. The menu features a bunch of classic choices plus a selection of bowls of Pho, the popular traditional Vietnamese noodle dish.
City Winery located in Nashville's SoBro district is now open to the public. It's a restaurant, winery, and music venue all rolled into one. To see the lineup and for more information take a look at: citywinery.com/nashville.
JEFF RUBY'S STEAKHOUSE
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse plans to open at 315 Deaderick Street by late 2015. Read more from Nashville Eater.
THE COMFY COW
Popular Louisville ice cream shop, The Comfy Cow, will open in Brentwood this spring. Read more from Nashville Eater.
Fresh Hospitality is hoping to open its new office by August. The project involves reusing Germantown's historic Peafowl Theatre Building, and will house three new restaurants including Cochon Butcher, Octane Coffee and Juice Bar, and Little Donkey. Read more from Nashville Post.
Midtown will be the new home of Le Sel, a casual French-inspired restaurant from Strategic Hospitality, which hopes to open during the summer. Read more from Nashville Eater.
MAFIAOZO'S PIZZERIA TO FACTORY IN FRANKLIN
Those who venture to the Factory in Franklin can soon enjoy the taste of MAFIAoZA's Pizzeria. The popular pizza place plans to open an outpost there in August. Read more from Nashville Eater.
Otaku South of East Nashville will open a brick-and-mortar store in The Gulch called Otaku Ramen this fall. Read more from the Nashville Scene.
GRINDER'S SWITCH WINERY & IZZYRU BOUTIQUE
Marathon Village will gain two new tenants this spring including Grinder's Switch Winery, a tasting room & wine shop, and Izzyru Boutique, a women's & children's clothing and accessories store. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
TRATTORIA IL MULINO
Trattoria Il Mulino is the new Italian restaurant that has taken over the space of the old Sportsgrille inside the Hilton Nashville Downtown. They plan to have a soft opening March 18, followed by a grand opening March 30. In addition to the news of their opening, they have also released their featured menu. Read more from Nashville Scene.
Owners of Bartaco, a casual street restaurant, received a permit to build out space in the 12 South Center building. Read more from Nashville Post.
WHISKEY RHYTHM SALOON
Whiskey Rhythm Saloon, located in Midtown, will have a small opening this weekend with live music from 3-10pm on Saturday and 4-8pm on Sunday. Read more from Nashville Eater.
Jonathan Waxman's Bajo Sexto released a new photo showing the progress of the eatery and announced they will open soon. facebook.com/bajosextonashville
BONGO JAVA - JOHNNY CASH MUSEUM
The Johnny Cash Museum will offer coffee soon thanks to the small Bongo Java coffee shop opening within the premises. Read more from Nashville Post.
POTBELLY SANDWICH SHOP
Popular Chicago-based casual restaurant, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, will open in The Gulch. Read more from The Tennessean.
Owners of Tom+Chee, as seen on ABC's Shark Tank, have purchased a lease and set to open up shop this summer in Music City. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
A Dozen Bakery will have a permanent home located at 516 Hagan Street in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood. Read more from Nashville Eater.
FAMILY WASH - MOVING
For a limited time, the Family Wash will close their doors on February 21 in preparations for their move from Greenwood Avenue to a bigger location on Main Street in East Nashville. Read more from Nashville Guru.
Avo, featuring raw food cuisine, will open at 28th Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue this spring. Read more from The Tennessean.
JACK BROWN'S BEER AND BURGER JOINT
Jack Brown's Beer and Burger Joint plans to open in the Germantown neighborhood by the end of April. Read more from Nashville Post.
Edgehill Village will be home to a bar called Old Glory and operated by the same team of popular East Nashville's Bar 308. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
JUST LOVE COFFEE ROASTERS
A new coffee shop named Just Love Coffee Roasters will open on Demonbreun Hill. facebook.com/justlovecoffee.demonbruen
2nd Avenue will gain a new restaurant, called The Stillery, that specializes in moonshine. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
Headquarters, the popular West Nashville coffee shop, will open a new location at 907 51st Avenue. Read more from Nashville Eater.
BUTCHER & BEE
East Nashville will gain a popular chef-driven sandwich shop based out of Charleston, S.C. entitled Butcher & Bee. The restaurant hopes for a late summer or early fall opening. Read more from The Tennessean.
FIFTY FIRST KITCHEN & BAR
Fifty First Kitchen & Bar plans to open this spring at 5104 Illinois Ave. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
STOUT BURGERS & BEERS
Stout Burgers & Beers, an upscale burger joint based out of L.A., is making its way to Brentwood. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
VILLAGE MARKETPLACE AND BREWERY
Sam's Sports Grill purchased the former home of Boscos to open a brewery and marketplace called Village Marketplace and Brewery in Hillsboro Village. Read more from the Tennessean.
Biscuit Love Brunch
Biscuit Love Brunch will open their new brick and mortar restaurant in The Gulch. Read more from The Tennessean.
New Restaurant by Etch
The creators of Etch will be opening a new restaurant in Sylvan Park. It will be a dinner only restaurant located at 46th and Utah. Read more from Nashville Eater.
Tempur Chocolate Shoppe
Germantown will be home to a new chocolate shop titled Tempur Chocolate Shoppe featuring custom molded shapes and signature flavors. Read more from The Tennessean.
Nashville Airport - 3 new culinary options
The Nashville Airport will add a new sushi restaurant, wine bar, and specialty bakery to provide a more diverse experience for visitors. wkrn.com.
Chauhan Ale and Masala House
Chauhan Ale & Masala House is a new Indian restaurant in the North Gulch. Their official grand opening will be November 18 and they are currently taking reservations. For updates check out: facebook.com/ChauhanNashville.
Texas de Brazil
It is official. Batch has secured a spot inside the Nashville Farmers' Market for their bricks-and-mortar retail store. Read more from the Nashville Eater.
Bier Fest, a beer and bacon focused restaurant, will be coming to West End. Read more from the Nashville Eater.
The Vine is a new restaurant and wine bar planning to soft open on October 24. It will be located in East Nashville's Fifth and Main and will feature a seasonal menu of classic American fare, along with a number of affordable by-the-glass and by-the-bottle wine options. Read more from the Nashville Eater.
Midtown will receive a new Burger Joint called Yeah! Burger during the summer of 2015. Read more from Nashville Eater.
The new spring menu from Sole Mio has arrived featuring some new dishes for the season. solemionashville.com