Nashville, TN has so much more to offer than Downtown Broadway. One of the fastest growing neighborhoods is East Nashville which is located less than 5 miles from downtown. With an eclectic and diverse vibe, the historic neighborhood is full of extraordinary food and nightlife. The Summit Nashville team shares their favorite East Nashville restaurants. From vegetarian to bar food, this Nashville neighborhood has all the coolest spots!
8 Must-Try Places to Eat and Drink in East Nashville
Butcher & Bee: 902 Main Street
Originating in Charleston, NC Butcher & Bee is known for producing unique flavors using sustainable and local ingredients. Some of our favorites from the menu include Whipped Feta, Shakshuka and “Chicken Fried” Cauliflower. Butcher and Bee has fantastic vegan and vegetarian options. Don’t forget to save room for dessert! Buttermilk Tres Leches is worth every bite.
Mas Tacos Por Favor: 732 Mcferrin Avenue
One of East Nashville’s most popular eateries. Mas Tacos is known for their scratch made Mexican cuisine combining unique flavors and offering options that satisfies meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans alike. Don’t get a main dish without a side fried plantains, or an ear of grilled corn slathered in a chili-lime sauce! Cash only!
Pearl Diver: 1008 Gallatin Ave
Pearl Diver feels like you have just walked into a Caribbean Island hot spot. Its hard not to order a mai tai’s or a delicious daiquiri but there is much more to the exotic drink menu. Small Polynesian-inspired bites are available like pork dumplings, yuca fries, and jerk chicken wings.
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Rosepepper Cantina: 1907 Eastland Avenue
Best known for their creative margarita’s or the ever-changing outdoor sign? We think both! The food is great and the patio is perfect for socializing with friends. Rosepepper has one numerous awards and touted as Nashville’s #1 tequila bar.
The Treehouse: 1011 Clearview Avenue
A true farm to table eaterie, The Treehouse menu offers fresh, local and organic ingredients to suit every diet. The food is just as fantastic as the drink menu. An excellent selection of cocktails, wine and local beers.
Lockeland Table: 1520 Woodland Street
Best known for classic Southern food and wood fired pizzas. A great family friendly restaurant with a wide variety of cuisines. Steamed mussels, lobster roll tacos, corn fritters, steak or spaghetti and meatballs just to name a few.
Nashville Biscuit House: 805 Gallatin Avenue
Family owned and operated, Nashville Biscuit House is truly home style cooking. Breakfast is served all day and this is the best spot to get your meat and 3. Definitely try the biscuits and gravy and for lunch, we recommend the country fried steak and fried okra.
Tenn 16: 1016 Woodland Street
Southern dishes with Cajun flair. Must try dishes include Chicken & Waffles, Hot Chicken, Blackened Catfish, and Crawfish Gumbo! Great beer selection and perfect spot for large parties.
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