Music City’s Top New Restaurants
Nashville, the vibrant heart of Tennessee, is known for its rich musical heritage, but it’s also making waves in the culinary world. As the city continues to evolve, so does its food scene, with new restaurants popping up around every corner. Whether you’re a local looking for a fresh dining experience or a visitor eager to savor the flavors of Music City, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at some of the city’s top new restaurants.
Ophelia’s Pizza + Bar
Located in downtown, this cozy Italian spot exudes warmth, from its art-filled interior to its inviting patio, ideal for al fresco dining and people-watching. Ophelia’s menu is a love letter to Italian cuisine, featuring classic antipasti, mouthwatering Neapolitan-style pizzas, and traditional entrées that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. Notable dishes include the “Nashville Hot” pizza, tantalizingly spiced with ghost pepper salt and hot honey, and the Lasagna Bolognese, known to leave a lasting impression.
To complement your meal, indulge in Italian-inspired cocktails like the zesty Orange Sherbet or the refreshing Limon-Fresca. What’s more, Ophelia’s offers an exciting transition from dining to nightlife with “The After Dinner Party” – enjoy VIP cocktail service and late-night to-go pizzas from 10:30 p.m. until 3 a.m.
Nestled in Peabody Plaza on Lea Avenue, this brand-new establishment promises a culinary journey like no other. From the moment you step through their doors, you’ll be transported to a world of culinary excellence and innovation. Harper’s Steakhouse offers a tantalizing menu that transcends traditional steakhouse expectations. With dishes like Big Eye Tuna Sashimi served with caviar and Beef Wellington Potstickers, they bring creativity and flair to every plate.
For those looking to elevate their cocktail experience, the Wagyu Old Fashioned, featuring smoked wagyu-washed Jack Daniels Triple Mash, is a stellar choice. And don’t forget to save room for dessert, especially the collaboration with local sweets company Goo Goo Cluster – a decadent New York-style cheesecake with a roasted peanut crust, topped with chocolate ganache and Goo Goo Cluster pieces.
Originally hailing from Birmingham, Hero Doughnuts has opened their ninth location and first in music city in the vibrant Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood. Located within the Live Nation building, HERO Doughnuts offers much more than just mouthwatering doughnuts. With a diverse menu that caters to every craving, you can indulge in everything from coffee to cocktails, hearty breakfast plates to savory burgers, and refreshing salads, among other delights.
Surprisingly, their best-selling item isn’t even a doughnut – it’s the Folded Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich, a fan-favorite that keeps people coming back. So, whether you’re looking to start your day with a delicious breakfast or enjoy a delightful meal any time of day, HERO Doughnuts promises an exceptional culinary experience.
Sinatra Bar & Lounge
This charming establishment pays a timeless homage to the iconic Frank Sinatra, and it’s more than just a restaurant; it’s an immersive journey into the golden era of music and Italian cuisine. Set in the historic Southern Turf building, a piece of Nashville’s storied past, the atmosphere is cozy and intimate, offering a perfect setting for live music performances and craft cocktails.
But what truly sets Sinatra Bar & Lounge apart is its delectable menu, brimming with classic Italian favorites that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. From calamari to eggplant parmesan, each dish is a symphony of flavors that echoes Sinatra’s passion for life’s finer pleasures. Whether you’re a die-hard Sinatra fan or simply looking for a memorable dining experience in a historic setting, this spot in Printer’s Alley should be at the top of your Nashville must-visit list.
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