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Devouring Nashville, TN: Dishes to try During CMA Fest


There is no shortage of great places to eat in Nashville. I made this list to hopefully make it a bit easier!



Rolf and Daughters: Dry aged beef tartare, ramp, green almond, bottarga

Rolf and Daughters

700 Taylor St, Nashville, TN 37208

Favorite Dishes:

Dry aged beef tartare, ramp, green almond, bottarga

Heritage pork, ramp, pine nut, strawberry

Rigatoni, heritage pork ragu, tomato, sarvecchio


lou Nashville

lou nashville

1304 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN 37216

Favorite Dishes:

Crispy rice, saffron, pickled currants, walnuts + egg yolk

Pork ribs, sassafras agrodolce, cinnamon leaf, morita vanilla salt

Peruvian lima beans, charred spring onions, garlic scapes, house ricotta, lemon


Jasper's BBQ PORK FRIES

Jasper's

1918 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

BBQ PORK FRIES, sweet potato waffle fries topped with pulled pork BBQ, ranch, scallions, pickled onions

CAULIPOPPERS, tempura cauliflower, pea pesto, feta cream, red bell essence

QUESO, CHIPS & RINDS, cheesy goodness mixed with black beans, salsa, chorizo & cilantro


Butcher & Bee - Avocado crispy rice, Carolina Gold rice, greens, peanuts, serrano chiles

Butcher & Bee

902 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206

Favorite Dishes:

Whipped Feta, fermented honey, black pepper

Avocado crispy rice, Carolina Gold rice, greens, peanuts, serrano chiles


STK Steakhouse

STK Steakhouse (Happy Hour)

700 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

HAPPY HOUR: Monday – Friday: 3.00PM – 6.30PM

Favorite Dishes:

Tuna tartre taco

Oysters

Martini


Donut Distillery

Donut Distillery

311 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Favorite Dishes:

Beer Pairing Flight- 4 draft beers paired with 4 mini donuts

Mimosa Pairing Flight- 4 mimosas paired with 4 mini donuts


Pastaria- Roasted Beets, maple miso ricotta, pistachio, citrus vinaigrette, horseradish, za’atar

Pastaria

8 City Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209

Favorite Dishes:

Canestri Cacio e Pepe, pecorino, grana padano, black pepper

Roasted Beets, maple miso ricotta, pistachio, citrus vinaigrette, horseradish, za’atar


Chauhan Ale and Masala House

Chauhan Ale and Masala House

123 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

Tandoori Chicken Poutine

Whipped Paneer

Lamb Keema Papadi Nachos


Audrey

Audrey

809 Meridian St, Nashville, TN 37207

Favorite Dishes:

Tasting Menu


The Continental Nashville

The Continental Nashville

1000 Broadway Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

Tasting Menu


Sixty Vines, Radiatori Primavera pasta

Sixty Vines

5055 Broadway Pl Suite 3200, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

Cheese board

Radiatori Primavera pasta

Froze


Red Phone Booth

Red Phone Booth

136 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

Everything! You can't go wrong with any pizza or cocktail

Cafe Roze

Cafe Roze 1115 Porter Rd, Nashville, TN 37206

Favorite Dishes:

DINNER BOWL, Coconut Curry Broth, Black Rice, Grilled Cauliflower, Mushrooms & Seasonal Squash

SMASHBURGER, Mustard-grilled Patties, Cheddar, House Pickles, Special Sauce



Zeppelin Nashville Rooftop Bar & Lounge

505 3rd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201

Favorite Dishes:

Steak frites, American wagyu skirt, citrus chimichurri, crispy potatoes

Chicken salt fries


Yolan

Yolan

403 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Favorite Dishes:

Mercato, market greens, burrata, honeycomb, mushrooms, hazelnuts

Gnocchi, black summer truffle, ricotta, Parmigiano-Reggiano

Folk

Folk

823 Meridian St, Nashville, TN 37207

Favorite Dishes:

Marinated olives

Morel, ramp, raclette, persillade pizza

Spring lettuce, green goddess, selvatico


Marsh House

Marsh House

401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

I’m on a Boat!* 24 oysters, 24 mussels, crab ravigote, shrimp remoulade, smoked fish dip, ceviche

Shrimp Toast, sweet chili sambal, ginger aioli


L.A. Jackson

L.A. Jackson

401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Favorite Dishes:

Garlic Parmesan Fries

Shishito Peppers


Sun Diner

Sun Diner

105 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Favorite Dishes:

Donut breakfast sandwich