If you’re one of the few that proffers the most elevated of taste buds, then Nashville has a treat for you. The recently revived foodie scene in Music City is a vibrant display of southern comfort and contemporary classics, balanced by transplant restaurateurs modernity. We’ve found ten of the highest rated restaurants in Nashville that are sure to give you a full belly tonight.
Located in The Gulch, Watermark is host to a low key, low lit ambiance and decadent menu options that attributes both design and palate to classic cuisine.
This beautifully styled restaurant is located in the 12South neighborhood, serving high class American fare and proffering gorgeous leather banquettes. You can see a bit of it in the picture up there, but you'll have to visit for the whole of it!
8. The 404 Kitchen
With a price tag as high as the 404 Kitchen is mysterious, this is one restaurant that should be pushed to the front of your adventurous foodie bucket list. Located in a converted shipping container, this is one eatery in the Gulch that likes to push buttons.
7. Butchertown Hall
This is precisely where you want to go if you're a proud carnivore. Clean, modern design meshes perfectly with classic comfort food - macaroni and cheese, tacos - prepared with a Music City twist.
6. City House
Cozy and inviting, City House is located in a brickladen home in Germantown, lending to the beautiful atmosphere and light hand of their chefs.
5. Rolf & Daughters
Another Germantown gem, Rolf & Daughters boasts an industrial vibe, accented by exposed brick and scrubbed hardwood. Their menu changes and their hours are stiff, so be prepared!
Quirky, clean and upscale, Etch is a downtown open-kitchen eatery that is considered, "cutting edge" by Zagat. This is an experience for the tastebuds, not your down home diner. Bring that sense of adventure!
3. Marche Artisan Foods
This darling cafe is oozing European glamour and the sweet freshness of a pastry by the Rhine. Open windows, wooden decorative elements, and kind staff only up the ante on this cult favorite.
2. The Catbird Seat
13-seats situated in a round robing around the restaurant chefs makes this spot in high demand. You're looking at a solid wait on the reservation list, but it's well worth it. Where else can you get this kind of five-star experience?!
1. Husk Nashville
You may know Husk from its sister restaurant in Charleston, but this farm-to-table restaurant is perfect for those looking to imbibe an elevated air of southern comfort culture. It's number one to us because most can afford it, AND those reviews? Outstanding.
So there you have it. Those are the highest rated restaurants in Nashville. You’re welcome. Now you know where to go on your next date night – score!