The selection of beers here is simply amazing. There are over 70 brews on tap and over 150 different bottles available. There is live music most nights of the week. Bar food favorites like burgers are also available.
The most authentic blues bar this side of Chicago is located in the 3rd Avenue office complex and strip mall. Wednesday night's feature house band, The Wooten Brothers, comprised of the insanely talented Victor Wooten (of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones) and his two brothers. The live music has another added benefit. Lines at the bar are very short, as everyone is near the stage listening to the tunes! Food is typical bar fare but still quite good. The burgers are excellent.
Having staged the performances of renowned artists like Norah Jones, Robert Randolph and Moby in the past, The National Underground in Nashville is one of the most vibrant live music hangouts in Nashville. The bar is regularly visited by the followers of rock, country and pop music who love the intimacy it offers with artists/ bands. As for the food, the bar's charcoal grill dishes out some of the best tasting burgers you will find in Nashville. Walk in here during happy hours and avail discounts on PBR and wine.
Criallos Restaurant & Bar offers one of the best dining experiences in the Cool Springs shopping district. Located in an unassuming strip mall, Criallo's is a diamond hiding in the rough. This fabulous little bistro is a delightfully classy respite from the business of life. Delicious entrees from Chef Jose, coupled with a glass of wine and live piano or jazz make dinner and drinks at Criallo's particularly relaxing and romantic. The ambiance and vibe at Criallo's is particularly attractive to the sophisticated, young, business crowd. To spice things up, Criallo's sometimes offers a special evening of small samplers and wine tasting. Call for more information. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Established in 2013, 5th & Taylor is a restaurant located in the Germantown neighborhood which pays homage to the traditional American family meal. The menu is a rustic yet refined representation of traditional American fare. The interiors are a testament to American craftsmanship featuring artwork, wall fixtures and handcrafted furniture in a laid-back atmosphere. The spacious dining area, lounge and bar provide abundant space for dining in style. 5th & Taylor also provides separate raised dining rooms that can easily accommodate up to 70 guests for special occasions or private events.
The Pinewood Social has just about everything you could want for a fun night out. The 13,000-square-foot (or 1208-square-meters) space houses outdoor swimming pools, a bowling alley, bocce ball courts, karaoke, pool tables, multiple bars, and an outstanding restaurant. Perfect for everything from a romantic dinner to a group outing, the Pinewood Social definitely has something for everyone.
Wild Wasabi is a sushi joint located at Cummins Station. The place is very popular among the downtown locals who are fans of Oriental cuisine. The restaurant is quite clean, spacious and furnished with comfortable seating spaces. Their menu is vast and accommodates a plethora of options for you to choose from. Various rolls, veggie sushi and salads form the menu. The also have lunch buffets which are ideal if you are visiting them for lunch with family or larger groups. The place is not pricey but the way the food is presented makes it look like an upscale restaurant.
Craving for fast food, then head straight to the White Castle outlet at Broadway. This place will surely satiate all your food cravings and you can gorge on typical American platter featuring burgers, fries and so forth. And, if you are really hungry, you can go for the Castle combos. For more details, check website.
Forget the calories, ditch your diet and indulge in tasty and comfort food at the Little Chicago restaurant. This dining establishment makes for a hassle free dining experience that is not too heavy on your pockets. You can gorge on pizzas, pastas, burgers, steak and other sumptuous fare. Along with that, you can also order desserts and your favorite beverages. Call ahead for more details.
A favorite stop to pick up awesome Oriental fare, Suzy Wong's House of Yum is the latest to hit the streets of Nashville. The popular Asian Wonton Pulled Pork Nachos, Vegetable Stir-Fry with Tofu and Pad Thai noodles ensure that the locals keep coming back for more. A good range of sake, beer and wine are available which go well with the food. The restaurant is inspired by the novel The World of Suzie Wong. Peppy music, classy ambience and good service make up teh venue. Do not leave without trying out the Thai Tea Parfait or Toasted Coconut Ice Cream.