Arnold's white cinder-block building is almost an eyesore from the outside, with a farm-fence painted on the walls, but the diners don't seem to mind. A substantial crowd gathers here for breakfast and lunch. You might have to wait in line awhile, but the wait is worth it. Beef or pork is standard fare, and your choice is served with fresh vegetables, hot cornbread, iced tea, and decadent cream filled pies.
Enjoy Southern delicacies at this nationally acclaimed venue, which has been frequented by celebrities, world travelers and local residents for nearly fifty years. Try the award-winning country ham and red-eye gravy, smoked pork chop, Southern-fried Chicken and made-from-scratch biscuits with homemade preserves cooked right in the kitchen. They hickory smoke their meats starting at 3a every morning, so you know you're getting the real, traditionally made Southern best.
This is "the" place to kick your spurs up in Music City. The dance floor is the largest in Nashville, and the music and dancing are virtually nonstop. If showing off your moves makes you hungry, the kitchen offers a full lunch and dinner menu and the bar serves up frosty mugs of your favorite imported and domestic brews. This place is perfect for a night out with friends, a birthday party or for "boot-scootin'" with your sweetheart.
Monell's Dining and Catering offers three great dining experiences in the greater Nashville area. The Nashville and Gallatin locations provide guests with Southern hospitality, family-style seating and all-you-can-eat fabulous Southern comfort foods. The menu at Monell's includes daily offerings like fried catfish, pot roast, and chicken and dumplings as well as Monell's staple, skillet fried chicken. The third location, on Bransford Avenue offers a similar menu at a quicker cafe pace. Service, atmosphere and food are all top notch. Monell's is also available for catering and private events. Guests in town just for the weekend should try the Sunday brunch.
Anatolia Turkish Restaurant is a wonderful Mediterranean/Middle Eastern delight in the heart of West Nashville. The restaurant is superbly clean and very tastefully decorated. The menu offers a wide variety of starters, soups and salads as well as a huge selection of hearty Turkish meat dishes including an assortment of grilled chicken, lamb, or beef options, as well as seafood and homestyle Turkish meals. The Mixed Grill platter is a delicious choice for anyone wishing to sample the Turkish cuisine and not able to settle on just one dish. The hummus appetizer is popular and large enough to share. Anatolia also specializes in vegetarian alternatives. - Lynn-nore Chittom
Although it may not look like much other than an Italian flag from the outside, Manny's House of Pizza boasts what many Nashville residents would not hesitate to call the best pizza in the city. The thin crust, New York-style pizzas or the thick Sicilian pies come complete with all the classic toppings, nothing crazy here. In addition to the beloved pies, they also serve many of the most comforting Italian delights like eggplant parmesan, calzones, spaghetti and lasagna, among others. Wash your meal down with a pint (or pitcher!) of draft beer.
The Standard is a hidden gem located inside the Smith House. From the moment you enter inside the restaurant you will mesmerized by its beauty; rustic exposed-brick walls, gorgeous chandeliers, swanky dining rooms and wood accented decor makes it worth a lingering walk. As eclectic is the decor to the eye their menu is equally fascinating to the palate. Start your evening with something from their creative cocktail menu and move on to sample a few appetizers. Rack of Lamb or a Steak are great as mains with sides of your choice. Call for a nice bottle of wine and enjoy an unforgettable meal. Do leave room for some cheesecake.
Located at Nashville's premier event location, Bridgestone Arena; Patron Platinum Club offers diners a chance to enjoy a pre-event meal in a contemporary chic setting. With a great selection of Contemporary dishes, as well as a buffet; Patron Platinum Club serves up favorites contemporary classics like Pork Loin, Tortellini in creamy sauce, Steaks as well a nice variety of desserts. Club seat and Suite holders can enjoy a luxurious experience at the Club. Pre-event tables can be booked in advance. For details visit the website or call for reservations. Doors open 1 hour before events for General public, Premium members can enter up to 2 hours before the show.
All of the owners of Oscar's Taco Shop are Californians of Mexicans, and this is as authentic as it can get. This is a perfect place to enjoy a delectable breakfast of burritos as the place open ups quite early in the morning. If you visit them for lunch try something from their diverse varieties of tacos, these are generous in size and very easy on your budget. They have some seating spaces indoors but feel free to take-out your order and enjoy it under the bright Nashville sky or in the comforts of your home. Tacos can be matched with sodas and soft drinks.
Panera Bread is the country's well known bakery featuring an array of freshly-baked breads, pastries and sweets, breakfast specials and also lunch items such as soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis and more. The Commerce street location of the restaurant comes as a blessing to those working in downtown as they can pick up their lunches here and take-out orders. The place is also perfect for tourists looking to grab a filling breakfast before heading out into the city. Seating spaces are available indoors as well as at the patio, if not in a hurry enjoy your meal at the restaurant. All of their hot and cold drinks come highly recommended.
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant ideal for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The place is patronized by many locals as well as tourists for its delicious food and live musical performances. If you are in the mood to enjoy some meat which is cooked to perfection and sends your tastebuds on a joyful ride, Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant is the place to be. From delicious chicken wings with maple syrup, slow roasted pork, mean and meaty steaks, BBQ and more, nothing at this place will disappoint you. The food comes in massive porportions so your wallet as well as your palate is happy, awesome bands make sure your soul is elated too.