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The Best Restaurants in Nashville

The days when BBQ and fried chicken were all Nashville had to offer are long gone. Now days, celebrity chefs have joined the Nashville community and opened local kitchens.  This has helped elevate Nashville’s reputation as a great place to dine out making it a favorite for foodies. Below is a list of some of the best places to eat in Nashville:


It’s one of the most in demand restaurants in all of Nashville. The place is well known for its five course menu that you select on a paper menu and the food is prepared front of you as you watch. Chef Josh Habiger the owner of the restaurant has created an environment that is innovative, but not intimidating. To get a reservation, you have to part with a deposit made by credit card and it is done online only. You have to be committed to get a table at bastion or you may lose your deposit.

Prince’s hot chicken

This place is the godfather of Nashville hot chicken. It has earned itself a spot on this list because of the many imitators worldwide and because of the numerous people that wait in long lines to get in. They offer pan fried spicy chicken made to order. This is where the chicken craze in Nashville got started. There might be other places make great chicken and have drinks and nice accommodations, but no one does it like Prince’s.  They also don’t mess around with spice levels. You can’t get a reservation here. Unfortunately you have to wait in line like everyone else to enjoy this delicacy.


This is a simple yet complex place to eat. It’s a small and bright restaurant offering a menu of Portuguese and Spanish dishes that change a lot. Meals on the menu this week are generally different from what was on the menu last week. It is difficult to order specific dishes because of the ever changing menu. If you are up for the best non-alcoholic drink in the city or you are craving a handcrafted cocktail, it is a great place to go. Getting a reservation might not be a problem, but the menu and price of your meal might be.

Rolf & Daughters

This Germantown eatery is on the list of wise food lovers who visit Nashville and the locals also appreciate its amazing food. They start you off with an eclectic wine list combined with an ingenious list of creative cocktails made to get the momentum going for a special meal.

You could have a one-on-one dinner here, but it’s best with a group so you can try more of the menu. They also have a great garden patio, which has a summer dinner party feel to it.

If you want to amaze your out of town extended family or you want to enjoy a great date night, this restaurant is a winner. Make sure you make a reservation prior to your visit because even with all the new options in Nashville, it has remained one of the hottest tables in town.

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