2901 12th Avenue South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: “must eat”, meeting friends for lunch or dinner
We Recommend: Woodstock Burger, Kale Salad, Truffle & Sweet Potato Fries
Tips: No call aheads or reservations allowed. 10% fee on to-go orders.
EPICE LEBANESE BISTRO
2902 12th Avenue South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: date night, something unique, business lunch
We Recommend: hummus plate, Tawook, catch of the day
Tips: walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged.
2706 12th Avenue South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: meeting friends for lunch or dinner, take-out
We Recommend: Brisket Tacos (lunch only), Brisket Platter (lunch only)
Tips: Wait times can be long. Head over at 8:00pm on Mondays for Trivia!
2526 12th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: “must eat”, meeting friends for lunch or dinner, take-out
We Recommend: Guacamole, Mahi Mahi taco, Plantains, Grilled Street Corn
Tips: Call 30 minutes ahead or download the NoWait app to shorten your wait time. Patio seating is the best. Tacos are served “family style.”
HEARTS CAFE (12 SOUTH)
2701 12 Ave South Suite B|Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: breakfast, brunch & baked goods to go
The Backstory: This Australian cafe opened in East-Nashville and we are thrilled to have their second location in 12 South in the former Fork's Drum Closet space.
2400 12 Ave South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: grabbing a slice or a whole pie, day or night
We Recommend: heading over for “Two-fer-Tuesdays” for 2 for 1 pizza slices & beer
Tips: split plate charge of $5, Call for take-out.
2316 12 Ave South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: a swanky night out (or anytime someone else is paying the check)
We Recommend: potato knots, asparagus small plate & whatever fruit cobbler they have.
Tips: order lots of small plates and split an entree. Note that they have a seasonal menu...we try to keep an updated menu on the countertop with the other menus.
2305 12th Ave S. ~ Nashville, TN 37204
We Recommend: the menu changes by the month, so check their website or instagram for current offerings
Tips: Locust recently won "Best Restaurant" in the country from Food & Wine Magazine and was named to the New York Times "Best Restaurant" list so we'd highly recommend getting a reservation if you'd like to dine there on your trip.
FRYCE CREAM/SLOCO/INSERT CHEF HERE POP-UPS
2400 12 Ave South ~ Suite 104 ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: The quintessential neighborhood hang
We Recommend: Anything Jeremy is cooking up.
Tips: SLOCO was a neighborhood institution that left and is now back in business as a pop-up. Hours and Days vary so be sure to check out their instagram (linked above) to see what is happening and when! If you want to feel like a local, frequenting this delightful joint is the way to do it.
2229 10th Ave South ~ Nashville, TN 37204
Great For: delicious breakfast tacos & delicious lunch. Tortillas are handmade in house and bonus points that the coffee served is from Crema!
We Recommend: #5 Breakfast Taco, Guacamole & the Cuban (hot OR iced) from the Coffee bar
Tips: Open Every Day from 8:00am-2:00pm