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Dine Like a Nashville Native

From iconic breakfast spots to late night legends with rooftop bars, when it comes to Southern style cuisine, these restaurants are some of the biggest noise-makers in Nashville.


1796 21st Ave S. | Hillsboro Village | 1.1 Mile | Mon-Fri: 6am-3pm; Sat-Sun: 6am-4pm

This Nashville icon has been serving up the best pancakes in town since 1961. Everything is made from scratch each morning, even the syrup and fruit compotes. The beloved Hillsboro Village restaurant is known for its long lines, but the wait is well worth your time.


300 Broadway | Downtown | 2.2 Miles | Mon-Sun: 11am-Late Night

Ole Red’s roots sprung in Blake Shelton’s hometown in Oklahoma. Named after his hit song, “Ol’ Red,” the enormous two-story complex on Lower Broadway is hard to miss. The 26,000-square-foot venue—complete with a restaurant, bar, music venue, retail space, and rooftop sky bar— is Nashville’s newest spot for dining and late-night libations.


120 3rd Ave S. | Downtown | 2.3 Miles

Located in the heart of Honky-Tonk district, Florida Georgia Line is a massive, four-story restaurant and entertainment venue in downtown Nashville. The menu features Southern style cuisine fused with California flair, and there’s a stunning rooftop escape and basement-level lounge with a baby grand piano.


1812 21st Ave. S. | Hillsboro Village | 1.2 Miles | Mon-Sun: 7am-11pm

Serving everything from vegan and organic dishes, to junk foods and art lattes, this crowd-pleaser will satisfy any food or caffeine craving. Fido was once a pet shop (hence, the name), and now it also happens to be Taylor Swift’s favorite breakfast spot.


112 19th Ave. S. | Midtown | 1 Mile | Mon-Thurs: 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat: 11am-12am; Sun: 11am-4pm

When it comes to Southern culinary cuisine, “Nashville Style” hot chicken is a Music City legend. Make sure you stop by Hattie B’s in Midtown for their selection of southern, medium, hot, and shut the cluck up fried offerings.


2525 West End Ave. | Walking Distance | Mon-Thurs: 5pm-10pm; Fri-Sat: 4:30pm-11pm; Sun: 4pm-9pm

Indulge in the finest aged prime beef or a seasonally-inspired dish made from the freshest local ingredients. The award-winning wine list features an expertly curated selection of 100 wines by the glass. With a warm, inviting ambiance, Fleming’s is the perfect option for dining with business clients or enjoying a night out with friends.

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