Located just south of the Eighth Avenue South district lies Berry Hill - though technically its own city, Berry Hill is still treated as a distinct neighborhood of Nashville. Home to more than 400 businesses and 40 recording studios and music publishers, this neighborhood of colorful bungalows and independent specialty shops offers residents and visitors everything from yoga classes to therapeutic massages.
Known to Nashville residents as a unique and funky neighborhood with many resources for crafters, you’ll find jewelry-making supplies at The Beaded Bungalow and Be Dazzled Beads. For the sewing enthusiast, grab your fabrics, trims, notions, and patterns at The Stitchin’ Post and Fabric Gallery & Décor or take sewing classes for children and adults alike at The Children’s Corner and Marguerite’s Sewing School.
For shopping, Berry Hill does not disappoint: shoppers looking for unique items can visit places like The Curious Heart Emporium, a boutique that sells whimsical gifts and yard art, or Nashville’s premier consignment store Designer Renaissance for luxury vintage clothing and accessories. Gilchrist Gilchrist is a home store full of vintage and antique finds frequented by Nashvillians like Taylor Swift and Martina McBride.
Berry Hill is a pet lover’s paradise with amenities like the Bark-O-Lounge Doggie Daycare and Dizzy’s Dog Wash & Corner Store as well as shopping at The Cat Shoppe & The Dog Store and See Spot Eat: A Doggie Bakery.
The dining scene in Berry Hill is just as unique as the rest of the neighborhood! Be your own chef at The Pfunky Griddle, where the tables have pancake griddles built into the tables and diners are supplied with batter and toppings and encouraged to let their breakfast creativity shine. Calypso Café. offers fast, affordable and healthy meals that consistently earns them Nashville Scene’s “Best Takeout” voted on by readers.
For more sophisticated dining, visit local favorite The Yellow Porch, a restaurant that offers an outstanding menu featuring affordably priced menu items like port-poached cherry salad and seafood paella. Next door you’ll find Baja Burrito, a locally-owned independent burrito shop famous for huge burritos with fresh ingredients that are easy on the wallet.
Berry Hill’s Sunflower Cafe features fresh, flavorful dishes. Using fresh, organic and seasonal ingredients from local farms, Sunflower Café offers a Farm Fresh Bar that features a combination of hot and cold dishes. The Berry Hill bungalow has a light, airy space full of colorful photographs of contributing farmers and their farms hung on the sunny walls.
Adding to the Berry Hill dining lineup is Wholly Chow, a restaurant serving ‘wholesome southern food’ that will offer both dine-in and grab & go options. Close by and adding to the city’s local beer craze is Black Abbey Brewing. Specializing in fine Belgium-styled craft beers, Black Abbey Brewing Co. is located in the 100 Oaks shopping area. The name is derived from Black Cloister monastery for which Martin Luther led and in which the religious figure’s wife brewed beer.
Berry Hill’s coffee spot, Sam & Zoe’s, is open for breakfast and lunch, serving fresh sandwiches, muffins, and smoothies and brewing local coffee from Bongo Java and Drew’s Brews.