Locally-sourced Nashville Restaurants

Farm to table.

Here are the restaurants that don't go far for the ingredients to their recipes. 

2|22 Eatery

Downtown - SoBro
2|22 Eatery, a full service restaurant, proudly utilizes local farmers and growers to provide the best possible quality in meats and produce. The restaurant offers a metropolitan twist on Southern favorites, which include crab cakes, chicken pot pie, pork and pimento, and many other delicious offerings.

5th & Taylor

Germantown/ Jefferson Street
Five time James Beard Award semi-finalist Daniel Lindley has opened 5th & Taylor, a 250-seat restaurant offering up a “regional and seasonally focused American menu,” in the Warehouse at Taylor Place development. 

360 Bistro

West Nashville
360 Bistro is a progressive fine dining concept inside the neighborhood of West Nashville. The menu is constantly changing and featuring the freshest seafood, meat, game, and local produce. 

The 404 Kitchen

The Gulch
At The 404 Kitchen, Chef Bolus offers a modern take on classic European cuisine, with a menu determined by available produce and provisions from local farms. The restaurant’s bar program offers unique cocktails, rare and unusual wines, and one of the largest whiskey selections in Nashville.

417 Union

Downtown - North of Broadway
A retro diner offering breakfast, lunch, dinner. 417 Union prides itself on offering a varied menu focusing on traditional Southern favorites.

Acme Feed & Seed

Downtown - Broadway
Acme Feed & Seed creates a uniquely Nashville atmosphere that honors the unparalleled character of the city’s past, present, and future. With 22,000 square feet of cocktail, culinary, and entertainment space, The Acme invites guests to eat, drink, and be entertained on Lower Broadway. 

Adele's by Jonathan Waxman

The Gulch
Housed inside an old tire center is Adele's by Jonathan Waxman. What they have done with the space is truly amazing. The garage doors remain intact, and the concrete floors have been refurbished. The menu features flavorful cuisine prepared under the guidance of famed Chef Jonathan Waxman. It's true American cuisine created from the freshest local and seasonal ingredients. 

Amerigo Italian Restaurant

West End/ Vanderbilt/ Midtown
Amerigo is a locally owned Italian Restaurant offering lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Authentic Italian pastas, hand-made pizzas, fresh seafood and wood-fired steaks offer something for everyone at Amerigo. And if your tastes veer towards wine, you’ll find everything from affordable, every day wines to single vineyard varietals from Piedmont to Sicily.


Downtown - SoBro
Barlines is the nightlife venue in the Omni Nashville Hotel. Enjoy a tasty menu of Southern comfort food along with Tennessee libations. Live music seven nights a week. Music on stage, sports on air, great outdoor seating, and drinks at hand.

Biscuit Love Brunch

The Gulch
Fans of beloved food truck Biscuit Love Truck can grab brunch at a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Gulch. The restaurant serves fluffy biscuits, plus craft beer, and brunch cocktails. A grab-and-go pastry counter and a John’s Ham Bar with beaten biscuits are also served. There’s room for 92 seats inside, with the back patio offering another 50 seats.

Butcher & Bee


East Nashville
Butcher & Bee Nashville offers an amazing assortment of sandwiches, salads, and plates to bring people together for a meal of good eats. The menu is comprised of the finest seasonal items and changes regularly providing an experience to enjoy time and time again.

Cafe Lula at the Ryman

Downtown – North of Broadway
Located just outside the Ryman Auditorium's main entrance is Cafe Lula. A place perfect for dinner before a show, or an early morning breakfast. They have a fantastic menu encompassing fresh, healthy fare with an emphasis on rotisserie cooking and locally sourced ingredients. 

Capitol Grille

The Capitol Grille at The Hermitage Hotel has their own vegetable garden at the Farm at Glen Leven, offering the freshest ingredients with minimal impact on the environment. The menu changes with the season to offer guests the best options from the area, including the heritage beef that graze on a farm close to the hotel.

Chauhan Ale & Masala House


The Gulch
Chauhan Ale & Masala House is the first restaurant by Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan in Music City. Chef Chauhan and her team have created a menu that marries southern staples with traditional Indian dishes to create truly unique and award winning flavors. 

City Winery Nashville

Downtown - SoBro
City Winery Nashville is situated in the warehouse district at 609 LaFayette Street, a stone's throw away from Jack White's Third Man Records HQ and the new Music City Convention Center. They have a 300 seat music venue, a 100+ seat restaurant, and fully functioning winery space that will be available for private parties.


Downtown - SoBro
Located in the Encore condominium tower in SoBro, Etch is the perfect location to stop by before and after events. Chef Deb Paquette has opened this upscale eatery that offers a lunch, happy hour, dinner, wine, and dessert menu that contains a sprawling palette of global flavors in each dish. Etch’s level of creativity and execution is truly making a mark on the Nashville dining scene. 

The Farm House

Downtown - SoBro
Chef and entrepreneur, Trey Cioccia, formerly of Cantina Laredo and Capitol Grille, opened The Farm House, his first restaurant, in the SoBro neighborhood of Nashville, in October 2013. The concept focuses on traditional Southern cuisine featuring modern technique and fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. With The Farm House, Cioccia offers comfort cuisine with a modern twist with menu highlights including house-cured and smoked meats, homemade vinegars and house- preserved produce. He prides himself on the company he keeps, and sources from local purveyors including Wedge Oak Farms, Fall Mills, Triple L Ranch, Persimmon Ridge Honey farm, Gammon Family Dairy, Noble Springs Dairy, Bear Creek Farm, and Kenny’s Farm House Cheese. Cioccia also provides some fresh vegetables directly from his own Davidson County garden for a true “farm to fork” dining experience.


Belmont/Hillsboro Village
Named the "Best Place for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" by the Nashville Scene, Fido blurs the lines between upscale coffeehouse and casual restaurant. Serving coffee from sister store Bongo Java and a wide-ranging, creative and locally-sourced menu. In fact, Fido likely buys more regionally produced food than any other restaurant in Nashville.

Fin & Pearl

The Gulch
Fin & Pearl is Nashville’s first fresh seafood restaurant committed to sustainable and traceable sourcing, Earth-friendly operations, and providing an approachable dining experience served with Southern hospitality. Their mission is to create a sustainable, Earth-friendly seafood restaurant in both practices and buying strategies, while communicating with their customers honestly and with 100% transparency. 

The Flipside

The Flipside, the newest restaurant project from Tin Roof founder Jason Sheer, features fresh spins on chicken, with the main item being ‘Jack’s Best Chicken’ that can be served 15 different ways. The restaurant interior has a ‘1950s Palm Springs-style vibe’, while vintage bicycles are featured prominently in the design. The name “Flipside” references the B-side of an album, so 50s and 60s tunes on vinyl will dominate the playlist. Any item can be made gluten-free without the breading, and their tater tots are gluten-free as well. 

Gray & Dudley

Gray & Dudley offers an eclectic menu, featuring market-driven dishes, thoughtfully prepared using high-quality seasonal ingredients sourced from Nashville area producers and craft purveyors. The menu, inspired by Chef Levon Wallace's West Coast roots, includes meat and fish dishes, seasonal salads, and a variety of snacks and starters.

Gray's on Main

Outside Davidson County
Gray's on Main, located in Historic Downtown Franklin, is set in an old pharmacy and serves up eclectic, yet traditional Southern food with locally sourced ingredients. The second floor boasts a bar and music hall, where you can enjoy cocktails while listening to live music.

Husk Restaurant

Rutledge Hill
Led by James Beard Award winning chef, Sean Brock, Husk Nashville reinterprets the bounty of the surrounding area, exploring an ingredient-driven cuisine that begins in the rediscovery of heirloom products and redefines what it means to cook and eat in Nashville. Housed in a building that dates back to 1895 and overlooks downtown, Husk Nashville celebrates Southern cuisine that incorporates wood-fired and outdoor cooking as well as vegetables raised in the gardens at the restaurant and gathered from local farmers.


West End/Vanderbilt/Midtown
Located within the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Mason's elevates traditional Southern dishes using classic French techniques. The menu changes with the season as the freshest and most local ingredients are prized to offer diners a new taste on elegant Southern cuisine.

Nashville Farmers' Market

Germantown/ Jefferson Street
The Nashville Farmers' Market is home to farmers, artisans, restauranteurs, and local business merchants throughout the year. Guests are welcome to browse through the Farm Side to see the freshest produce, check out their Flea Market which is open on the weekends, and enjoy their Market House Restaurants and Shops that offer a unique taste of Music City. Make sure to check out Belle Nashville which specializes in handmade gourmet pizzas made w/fresh market ingredients. 

The Row

West End/Vanderbilt/Midtown
A 30 year hangout for legendary Music Row songwriters & industry professionals, The Row is inspired by the "working class poets" of Nashville. The menu includes Southern cuisine with fresh & locally sourced ingredients. Drinks are crafted using Southern inspired mixology and Midtown’s only all Tennessee local & Southern regional draft wall.

Sea Salt

Located in downtown Nashville, close to the historic Printers Alley, Sea Salt offers a French-inspired menu, incorporating locally sourced ingredients in dishes ranging from seafood and fresh fish, to popular meat and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant's bar program offers speciality cocktails, regional craft beers, and an affordable wine list.

Southernaire Market

Downtown - SoBro
The Southernaire Market combines the style, hospitality and quality of a New Orleans-style neighborhood grocery with the convenience of the New York City corner bodega to cater to the needs of downtown Nashville residents and visitors. Drop by to choose from shelves stocked with locally and regionally-sourced gift, produce and ingredients, a butcher counter full of fresh meat and seafood selections, French-pressed coffee, made-to-order paninis and a bevy of craft brews by the bottle.

The Southern Steak & Oyster

Downtown - SoBro
Located in the heart of the burgeoning SoBro district in downtown Nashville The Southern Steak & Oyster is a unique and animated eatery that blends over a hundred years of combined catering and restaurant experience with an individual, authentic taste where culinary meets comfort. With the combination of indigenous flavors with exotic ingredients and authentically Southern hospitality, The Southern is always "south of somewhere."

Sinema Restaurant & Bar

8th Avenue
Sinema is a sleek restaurant and bar offering an entire dining experience that hinges on impeccable service. Built on heritage, community and culture, the team provides an atmosphere of relaxed luxury. 

The Sutler Saloon

8th Avenue/Melrose
Welcome to The Sutler, a neighborhood saloon with legendary roots featuring drinks, dining, and live music on two floors of a historic Nashville building. Pan-Southern cuisine from our wood smoker and hickory grill, fresh crafted cocktails, and craft beer are complemented by one of Nashville's hottest and most legendary stages, graced through history by the likes of Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Kieth Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Townes Van Zandt, Lucinda Williams, and many more.

Look below for a few more Nashville restaurants:


Belmont/Hillsboro Village
Owned by chef Arnold Myint, the menu is an inspired take on bistro fare, with an emphasis on local and artisan ingredients. Open seven days a week, blvd. serves brunch, lunch and dinner.

Burger Up

East Nashville
Burger Up sources as many products as possible on their menu from local farms that treated their animals well and used sustainable farm practices. It is a thoughtful burger restaurant organization that is committed to fostering a culture rich in growth, empowerment, and respect for one another and our community.

Cafe Coco

Elliston Place
Café Coco offers fresh foods, catering, and coffee 24 hours a day. This fun and electric meeting place blurs the distinction between coffee house, music venue, and restaurant/caterer. Known for its jovial atmosphere and laid back charm Café Coco is all this and much more. Tucked within Elliston Place, Music City's "Rock Block" the tables spill out onto the covered front patio, side veranda and Back Stage Bar stretching the boundaries of this old house.

Chateau West

West End/Elliston Place
The tradition of Southern France has stumbled across the heartbeat of American South at Chateau West, where intimate placement and unpretentious cuisine charmingly fulfill the Francophile in all of us. Chateau West is a gem tucked away off West End; you could almost miss it if it weren’t for the chateau like exterior.


8th Avenue South
Flyte offers local, sustainable cuisine, exceptional wines and finely crafted beers. Chef Matthew Lackey strives to offer responsibly sourced meat and fish and locally grown produce whenever possible, collaborating with and promoting nearly a dozen nearby farms and producers.

The Local Taco

East Nashville
The Local Taco stands as an eclectic and unique restaurant that embraces the simple pleasures of Tex-Mex cuisine, the traditions and character of Southern food culture, and distinct flavors of the communities in which it resides. This establishment serves you up with creative tacos like the Smoked Brisket, Local BBQ, and Tequila Lime Chicken, outstanding margaritas, and delicious chips and salsa.

Lockeland Table

East Nashville
Located in a former beauty-parlor-turned-photo-gallery, Lockeland Table is a home for creative, chef-driven cuisine with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients and a comfortable neighborhood vibe.


East Nashville
Housed in an antique gas station turned brick-and-timber gourmet restaurant, Margot has quickly become one of Nashville's most outstanding restaurants. Chef Margot McCormack uses only fresh ingredients gathered that day.

The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden

East Nashville
The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden believes in serving the very best products at the very best value. They use 100% Tennessee-raised beef for their legendary burgers and 100% pure cane sugar in the sodas. Every sausage is ground, stuffed, and smoked by The Pharmacy staff. They even make their own condiments as opposed to purchasing them. The beer selection is unique and meticulously-selected so you can enjoy one or two or three in the outdoor biergarten.

Salsa Puerto Rican and Latin Cuisine

Downtown - SoBro
Salsa is proud to be the first authentic Puerto Rican restaurant in Nashville. Farm to table inspired menu with fresh local ingredients and the touch of deeply rooted Latin flavor. The chef brings his knowledge from the culinary capital of the Caribbean and delivers it right to your table. You will love the cozy, modern, great atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and an extensive list of wine, spirits and beer.


Featuring a Southern-influenced and chef-driven menu, Silo is located in historic Germantown. The bistro features a creative, farm-to-fork menu with a focus on the bounty of regional farmers, ranchers, dairymen, and producers in a lively, welcoming setting. Tables, chairs, and lighting are influenced by local craftsmen and artists.

Sky Blue Cafe

East Nashville
Sky Blue Cafe is located in the historic Edgefield neighborhood of East Nashville. Breakfast is served all day. Sky Blue proudly serves local brands: coffee comes from Drew's Brews, and bagels are made right down the street at Bagel Face Bakery.

Sloco Sandwich Shop

Local, organic, and quick, Sloco promises sustainably sourced food at affordable prices that operates with a small footprint providing locally grown food. Sloco ensures that their food is grown, harvested and treated in the most humane, earth-and-people-friendly manner. Because of their commitment to local food, they operate with flexibility, meaning that menu variations will happen according to the seasons and the weather - and that you have a new selection to choose from each time you visit.

Sunflower Café

Sunflower Café is a Nashville vegetarian restaurant with farm fresh locally grown produce, featuring natural whole foods with a variety of options including vegan, gluten free, soy free, nut free, and dairy free selections. Sunflower Cafe partners with local, organic farmers who supply seasonal, freshly picked vegetables, herbs and fruits.

Wild & Local

Nashville Farmers' Market
Wild and Local Foods is the place to find the freshest seafood in town and all the best local products and wild game meats from all over. They're open 7 days a week and run a special on a different product every day.