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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Pub
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“Live Irish music on the weekends. Has an upstairs bar with dartboards - great place to hang out”
  • 54 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Amazing river cruise down the Cumberland River with live music and performances with great food and drinks to compliment!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
“Where to go if you’re feeling like Broadway, but don’t want to be on Broadway. Great music all day, room to sit, and a good floor to dance on. Close to Opryland.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Donelson Neighborhood gem 10 min from the airport. It is a versatile place with delicious sandwiches, coffee, salads, and tacos. They also have a full bar. In addition, you will find funky interior design, a collection of board games, and live evening music.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a local taproom with some delicious food as well. The taps are always rotating out and it mostly local breweries represented. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Two streets over, you'll find Nectar Urban Cantina. Amazing outdoor patio on a pretty day for margaritas, tacos and nachos. They also have a cafe with healthy quick to-go options if you're in a hurry. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“This is one of our closest hot chicken places, and while it's not the most famous hot chicken restaurant, it has beat out many more well known hot chicken spots in taste tests held by the Tennessean news paper.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Casual, family-run eatery with pleasant decor & an American menu of classic meat & seafood dishes. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“From the bread to the sauces, practically all the Italian dishes are made from scratch daily, using only the freshest and most authentic ingredients available. There are more than a dozen pastas and sauces from which to choose , and what adds to Mirko Pasta's originality and uniqueness is the customer's ability to pair his/her pasta choice with any desired sauce on the menu. Mirko never wants his customer to get bored or disinterested, so along with the meal choices, numerous salads, Italian cheeses, appetizers, and delectable deserts compliment the menu.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“You can drink, play games, and feel like a little kid in here with everyone! SUCH A great time!! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Kind of like the Subway of Pizza, pick your crust and toppings and they will whip up a personal pie for you. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“There are a lot of Tex-Mex restaurants out there, but Chuy's large portions, huge menu, and Tennessee-funky atmosphere make it a must-see.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Catfish and fixins' . Super casual and offbeat. You'll know you're in the south. :-)”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The food here is great! I may be a bit partial... but I'm not the only one saying it! There is live music in the evenings beginning around 7pm until 10:30 or later on weekends. You will find me singing there occasionally (so, yeah, I'm partial :) ) Try the prime rib or any of the pasta dishes, or the HOT CHICKEN-better than Hattie B's. They have great monthly specials, too! And keep your eyes peeled. You never know who might come in, especially after the Opry...”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is your local "Meat and Three" that serves Southern Comfort food. Nothing fancy, just food like Grandma made.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend