Contemporary Cuisine

Nashville loves its hot chicken, but you know what they say about too much of a good thing. These are the headline-making eateries that are revamping the city's culinary scene and putting it on the map as a so-called "food city."


 

EIO & The Hive

$$ 5304 CHARLOTTE AVE. | est. 2017 | 615.203.0433 | eioandthehive.com


51 Fifty First Kitchen & Bar 

$$ 5104 ILLINIOS AVE. | est. 2016 | 615.712.6111 | fiftyfirstkitchennashville.com


Bastion

$$ 434 HOUSTON ST. | est. 2016 | 615.490.8434 | bastionnashville.com


Cabana 

$$$ 1910 BELCOURT AVE. | est. 2005 | 615.942.7746 | cabananashville.com


5th & Taylor 

$$$ 1411 5TH AVE. | 615.242.4747 | 5thandtaylor.com


Husk

$$ 37 RUTLEDGE ST. | est. 2013 | 615.256.6565 | husknashville.com


Henley 

$$$ 2023 BROADWAY | est. 2017 | 615.340.6378 | henleynashville.com


Geist

$$$ 311 JEFFERSON ST. | est. 2017 | 615.920.5440 | geistnashville.com


Kayne Prime

$$$$ 1003 MCGAVOCK ST. | est. 2013 | 615.259.0050 | mstreetnashville.com/kayne-prime


Fort Louise

$$ 1304 MCGAVOCK PIKE  | est. 2017 | 615.730.6273 | hungrylikeafort.com


Josephine

$$ 2316 12TH AVE S. | est. 2013 | 615.292.7766 | josephineon12th.com


Sinema Restaurant & Bar 

$$$ 2600 8TH AVE S. STE 102 | est. 2014 | 615.942.7746 | sinemanashville.com


Rolf & Daughters 

$$$ 700 TAYLOR ST. | est. 2012 | 615.866.9867 | rolfanddaughters.com


Merchants 

$$$ 401 BROADWAY | est. 1988 | 615.254.1892 | merchantsrestaurant.com


Butcher & Bee 

$$ 902 MAIN ST. | est. 2015 | 615.226.3322 | butcherandbee.com


The Mockingbird 

$$$ 121 12TH AVE N. | est. 2017 | 615.741.9900 | mockingbirdnashville.com


Peninsula

$$ 1035 W EASTLAND DR. | est. 2018 | 615.679.0377 | peninsulanashville.com


Pinewood Social 

$$$ 33 PEABODY ST. | est. 2013 | 615.751.8111 | pinewoodsocial.com