DEMOS STEAK AND SPAGHETTI
300 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37201-1805 ·
DOWNTOWN What a mix! Let it not be said that Demo's doesn't
cater to a wide sampling of American diners. Don't expect a classic
dinner club atmosphere, but you can count on a casual atmosphere and an
energetic staff who enjoys making meals fun for the customers. This
family-friendly restaurant serves everything from tasty steaks to well
portioned pasta and seafood specialties.
3000 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203-1318 · 615-269-3481
WEST END Across the United States, this popular chain
tempts thousands upon thousands of taste buds. The restaurant has a
definite supper club feel - booth seating, accent lighting, and dark
wood paneling - thus providing an inviting atmosphere for all diners.
From mouthwatering veggie burgers to juicy steaks cooked over a live oak
fire grill, the extensive menu offers something for everyone.
MORTON'S OF CHICAGO
Church St, Nashville, TN 37219 · 615-259-4558
more is better, then this is the best! This classic steakhouse offers
enormous portions of beef, lobster and seafood, as well as equally large
sides of spinach, potatoes and asparagus. Be sure to try one of Morton's
famous steaks, particularly the juicy 24-ounce porterhouse - 'tis the
stuff of legend. Vegetarian dishes available, too. The dessert menu
features far too many tempting cakes and pies to pass up.
2nd Ave, Nashville, TN 37201-1086 · 615-255-6464
Located in a renovated railroad building, the aptly named Stock Yard is
the place where many locals go when they want to celebrate a special
occasion. This classy restaurant boasts authentic décor, from the
imported chandelier lighting in the foyer to the classic cherry wood
accents reminiscent of the early supper clubs. The menu features a
variety of hand selected steaks, as well as lobster, chicken, pork and
pasta alternatives. If you are waiting on a table, be sure to check out
the bar which features live music and perhaps the best martinis in
2001 A Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3719 · 615-386-3663
This award-winning restaurant enjoys a fine reputation among Nashville's
more discriminating locals and tourists. The trendy Sunset Grill offers
a casually elegant atmosphere highlighted by the artwork of Paul Harmon.
The restaurant's innovative head chef serves up an ever-changing menu of
steak, pasta and vegetarian dishes. Be sure to start your meal off with
one of their excellent seafood appetizers - the scallops are a must!
Great wine list with over 50 served 'by-the-glass.’ By the way, keep
your eyes peeled for your favorite country singer, as the Sunset Grill
is pretty high on their lists too. Reservations are suggested.
1920 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 ·
Considered a favorite among locals, Amerigo prides itself on serving
some of the city's best and most innovative dishes. Although the decor
is brighter and more modern than the traditional Italian ristorante,
make no mistake, the upscale cuisine is definitively Italian. The menu
includes everything from traditional pasta and pizza dishes to more
modern grilled fish and vegetarian options.
DAVINCI'S GOURMET PIZZA
1812 Hayes St, Nashville, TN 37203-2504 · 615-329-8098
Located just one
block off Nashville's trendy West End Avenue, this neighborhood gem
regularly creates pizza "masterpieces" - thus fueling its claim to the
title of "Best Pizza in Nashville." The pizzas here are innovative, to
say the least, ranging from oysters Rockefeller pie to spicy,
Southwestern-style chicken pizza. Expect to pay a little more, but know
that you'll taste the difference. In the warmer months, it's nice to sit
on their patio, drink a few brews and munch on one of DaVinci's gourmet
OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY
2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201 · 615-254-9010
Located in an old warehouse, this popular restaurant offers good Italian
food and a casual, family friendly atmosphere. Inside, you'll find
hardwood floors, Victorian antiques, tiffany lamps and dark wood accents
- all of which evoke a homey, almost cozy feel. Considered to be the
"experts" of spaghetti, the chain takes pride in its homemade pastas and
sauces. You'll want to arrive early, for the Old Spaghetti Factory is
usually packed, especially for dinner
1907 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203-2308 · 615-327-0148
Valentino's enjoys a fine reputation as
one of Nashville's favorite Northern Italian restaurants, and rightfully
so. The intimate restaurant, located in an old home, boasts an elegant
atmosphere that is a favorite among Nashville's elite - just check out
the well dressed folks hanging out in the downstairs wine room.
Signature dishes include Chicken Marsala, Veal Saltimbocca and Seafood
4427 Murphy Rd, Nashville, TN 37209-4749 · 615-463-0133
DOWNTOWN - SYLVAN
Head downtown for a savory Italian lunch or dinner in this small but
charming establishment. A majority of the meals on the menu are prepared
by the old family recipes of Chef Daniel Maggipinto's grandmother, Nonna.
Linguine Angelina, steak pizzaiola and penne sugalosa are among the
mouthwatering items on listed on the menu.
2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201-1901 · 615-254-7185
DOWNTOWN - THE DISTRICT
Located in Nashville's historic District, the storefront of this casual
Japanese restaurant is a showcase of traditional Japanese delicacies -
making for a unique scene in the heart of the Music City. Locals know
that Ichiban is the place to go downtown if they want great sushi. The
sushi menu includes such "regionalized" specialties as the "Dixieland
Roll,” " Nashville Roll," and "Second Avenue Roll."
BENKAY JAPANESE RESTAURANT
White Bridge Rd, Lion’s Head Village, Nashville, TN 37205 · 615-356-6600
Offering traditional dishes like sashimi, sushi and tempura, this
contemporary-looking restaurant upholds a popular reputation among Belle
Meade's young and trendy crowd. At lunch, it’s not uncommon to find
professionals enjoying their favorite sushi dishes at the bar or a bento
box lunch at one of the tables.
2014 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 · 615-329-1313
elegant French restaurant offers Nashvillians the chance to dine in an
authentic European-style lodge atmosphere, complete with mock medieval
décor. The innovative menu includes such entrées as wild boar and
venison, as well as traditional haute dishes like filet mignon, seared
duck and braised tenderloin.