We went to Mangia Nashville and have never enjoyed great Italian food and fun times quite like this before. See why Mangia Nashville is one of the locals’ best-kept secrets and a place NOT to be missed!
Restaurants & Food
Looking for the best restaurants in Nashville? See where the locals like to eat! Whether you want to grab a quick lunch in Cool Springs or enjoy a great steakhouse downtown, we've got honest restaurant reviews in and around Nashville to help you out! Plus, all the best places to buy local foods native to the area.
The Pancake Pantry in Nashville was on my Bucket List for awhile. Now, I’ve been there several times. See why there’s always a line at the Pancake Pantry Nashville – which is one of the Top 3 Pancake Restaurants in America! By the way, there’s a Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg now too.
Smokin Thighs expanded from one of the best Nashville food trucks to one of the best restaurants in Nashville. Nothing is fried. Chicken is applewood smoked
Here’s what my first time eating from a Nashville food truck was like, plus tips before you order from food trucks in Nashville.
The Aquarium Restaurant inside the Opry Mills Mall is an underwater dining adventure that’s hard to pass up! Not to mention the fact that it’s Nashville’s ONLY aquarium. The Aquarium Restaurant is a fun dining adventure for adults and kids alike. Here’s our review.
The Well in Nashville is a coffeehouse with a cause. Everything at The Well Coffeehouse points to giving back… to the local community in Nashville AND the human community worldwide!
This was our first time dining at Flemings steak restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee. We weren’t impressed and probably won’t go back. Here’s why…
We went to Sopapilla’s Franklin for lunch today. And if I had my way, we’d go back there for dinner tonight. It was that good! Here’s why I really like the New Mexican cuisine at Sopapilla’s in Franklin, TN. Psst – they’re about to open a Sopapilla’s in Hendersonville, Tennessee too.
My family is from Florida. It’s hard for us to find good seafood in Nashville Tennessee! See why Bonefish Grill in Franklin, TN is our favorite seafood restaurant in Middle Tennessee!
We thoroughly enjoyed the Franklin on Foot southern food tour. If you have never been on a food tour and you like trying new foods, meeting new people, and exploring cities, then I highly recommend this tour!
I recommend the downtown Nashville Broadway Brewhouse, and I highly recommend bringing your appetite because they will not disappoint. (Unless you order pizza and don’t like it super cheesy!) Here’s our review of the food and atmosphere at Broadway Brewhouse downtown Nashville.
I love Thai food but I refuse to just blindly pick a Thai restaurant! I asked some of my friends who have lived in Nashville for quite awhile where I could go for awesome Thai food. Jasmine Thai in Cool Springs came highly recommended. Here’s my review.
I’ve been wanting to visit the Nashville Farmers’ Market for quite some time now. I’m so glad I finally got that chance! Here’s what it’s like at the Nashville Farmers Market — and the adjoining Market House and Flea Market.
If you haven’t eaten at a Firehouse Subs yet, then run — don’t walk — to the nearest location. This is no ordinary sub shop. In addition to its unique history and remarkable community service, the first thing that makes Firehouse Subs so unique is the ambiance. It speaks of patriotism and heroism.
Looking for a romantic evening that includes delicious food (some of which you cook yourself) and a unique atmosphere; The Melting Pot in Nashville is just that place. Here’s my review.
The newest business to open in Franklin’s historic downtown is Sweet Cece’s. They offer self serve yogurt with flavors that change weekly. Here’s a review of my first visit to Sweet Cece’s Frozen Yogurt & Treats.
The Cool Springs Boscos is located off of Carothers in the Meridian business complex in Franklin, TN. Here’s why I like the Boscos in Cool Springs better than the Nashville Boscos.
I have been going for years now, and I have always had consistently great food served in minutes. Here’s my review of Wolfgang Puck Express in Cool Springs, in case you’re thinking about going…
At Maggie Moos, first you pick your ice cream. Next, you pick the mix-ins — candy, fruit, or nuts. Then, they take your treat combo to the cold marble top and fold everything together by hand. See why I like Maggie Moo’s best.
SOL is an upscale mexican restaurant in downtown Franklin with great SERVICE!
No matter how many other Mexican burrito restaurants we try, my husband always goes back to the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill every time! It’s his absolute favorite. Here’s why…
The Franklin Farmer’s Market is held behind the Factory at Franklin — 230 Franklin Road at the corner of Franklin Road and Liberty Pike. It’s open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each May through October.
Swankys Taco Shop has a really hip feel to it. This taco shop is a new addition to the Meridian Cool Springs center in Franklin, TN. Here’s a review of the food…
I had never been to Mickey Roos before, but I love barbeque so I was hoping for good things. I wasn’t disappointed. Here’s a review of the food, the prices, and how to save a few bucks the next time you go to Mickey Roo’s!
From chocolate fixes to kids’ holiday gifts, corporate gifts and wedding favors, the Hillsboro Chocolate Company has something for every occasion. The Pralines are my favorite.