Our tours stop at some of Nashville's best restaurants and specialty food shops.

Walk Eat Nashville partners with many of Nashville’s top restaurants. We want to introduce our guests to the creative fare rooted in comfort that consistently lands Nashville in America’s top culinary destinations. 

Several of our restaurants and chefs are James Beard Award winners, while others have been nationally lauded by the likes of The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Gourmet, Esquire, Food & Wine, Thrillist, Bon Appetit and Eater. And many of them have been voted by locals as the Best in Nashville.

Black Rabbit

A true ode to old Nashville and the storied past of the historic Printer's Alley neighborhood in which it resides.

Butcher & Bee

An ever-changing menu of honest to goodness eats crafted with farm-fresh ingredients and designed for sharing.

Capitol Grille

A classic Nashville upscale Steakhouse.

Deacons New South

A modern, Southern steakhouse with a focus on dry-aged steaks and elevated seafood dishes.

Ellington’s Mid Way

Offers a tasteful nod to the clearly familiar by serving timeless all-American fare and nailing cocktail classics.


Creative, globally inspired cuisine created by longtime Nashville Chef Deb Paquette and served from an open kitchen.

The Farm House

Named the Most Underrated Restaurant in Tennessee and owned by a Nashville native who serves reimagined, farm-fresh Southern classics.

The Green Pheasant

The Green Pheasant honors Japanese culinary traditions while also celebrating regional foodways and ingredients.


James Beard award-winning chef Sean Brock: "If it doesn't come from the South, it's not coming through the door."

Kitchen Notes

Elevated spins on traditional Southern fare featuring locally sourced ingredients and a daily biscuit bar.

Liberty Common

Takes its culinary cues from the country dishes of the Classic French Bistro, and enriches them with Southern influences passed down over many generations.

Lockeland Table Community Kitchen and Bar

A charming Southern-accented restaurant and bar housed in a historic dry goods store focused on community and camaraderie.

Margot Cafe

The forerunner of Nashville’s farm-to-table movement, Chef Margot McCormack prepares country French and Italian fare in comfortable surroundings.


Voted Best Brunch in Nashville for 12 straight years, this Provence-inspired cafe serves bistro-style dishes daily.


An inventive restaurant celebrating the heritage of Southern cuisine with contemporary flair.

Midtown Cafe

A Nashville institution serving creative American fare in an intimate setting that attracts Music Row stars and Tennessee policy makers.


This Midtown Nashville hotspot is a cool-casual gastropub with chef-driven cuisine.

Union Common

A modern steak and seafood restaurant that encourages conversation and sharing plates paired with craft cocktails.



Serving authentic Mexican street fare and the city’s best margaritas in a lively atmosphere.

Bongo Java

Nashville’s oldest and most celebrated independent coffee house serving certified organic and fair trade coffee.

Cafe Lula at the Ryman

A noteworthy Nashville-centric lineup of food and drink.


D’Andrews Bakery

Artisanal Baked Goods, Drinks, Sandwiches, Salads & Soup.

Edley's Bar-b-que

Nationally recognized for its smoked meats, locals voted it Best BBQ in Nashville four of the last five years.

Elliston Place Soda Shop

Nashville’s oldest single-location restaurant famous for its milkshakes.

Five Points Pizza

Pizza made to order or by the slice and voted Best Pizza in Nashville six straight years.

Gigi's Cupcakes

These internationally acclaimed gourmet cupcakes started in Nashville's Midtown neighborhood.

GooGoo Cluster

America's first combination candy bar unites peanuts, marshmallow, caramel and chocolate.

I Dream of Weenie

An East Nashville institution serving charcoal grilled hot dogs with Southern toppings.

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint

Spreading the gospel of West Tennessee whole hog smoking—and a whole lot more.

Professor Bailey’s Spicy Pimento Cheese

A grown-up version of pimento cheese that will change your thoughts on this Southern staple.

The Soda Parlor

A fun soda shop flaunting an apparel line and free arcade games.

Southernaire Market

A downtown shop stocked with local artisanal products and freshly made sandwiches.

Sweet 16th : A Bakery

Freshly baked sweet and a breakfast sandwich that Food & Wine magazine ranked among the nation’s best.

The Turnip Truck

Locally owned natural grocery store.

Yeast Nashville

An East Nashville bakery specializes in kolaches and other baked breakfast goodies.


“I understand the draw of East Nashville after taking this tour.  It was such a great mix of food, history, culture and storytelling. And hearing what drives the owners of these restaurants and shops to do what they do inspired me to go back to them during my stay.
- Audrey L., San Antonio

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