5 Places You Have to Eat in Music City (Nashville)

Eating is perhaps one of the greatest pleasures of travelling. I think you can agree. Read on for my list of top five places to eat when you visit Nashville, Tennessee. Let me know what I missed and make suggestions in the comments below!

1. Fido

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Fido is my absolute favourite spot to hit when I get to Nashville. Located in trendy Hillsboro village, their breakfast cannot be beat. Linger with the locals over coffee and a gourmet bagel, delicious scramble or fluffy pancakes worth writing home about.
I love: The hangover bagel with bacon, the wholegrain banana nut pancakes, the steak scramble
2. Jeni’s Ice Cream

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Creamy, delicious and full of flavour, the ice cream at Jeni’s is a creation all its own. Unlike any other cone you’ve had, Jeni’s makes ice cream both a science and an art. Pick one of the four Nashville locations (ok I admit it, the ice cream originates from Ohio)  and enjoy that sucker.
I love: The Intellegentsia Black Cat Espresso, Almond Butter Brittle, Poached Pear and Reisling Sorbet

3. Gerst Haus

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Let’s face it. Germans know what they’re doing in the kitchen. Don’t expect anything fancy when you visit this place, just delicious and traditional German food. Feel refreshed with a classic German Pilsner in a frosted mug while stuffing your face with schnitzel and spätzle.
I love: The Berlin Schnitzel (apples and gravy) with a side of spätzle

4. Rosepepper Cantina

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A fun night out with friends or a laid back date night begins and ends at Rosepepper in East Nashville. This colourful and vibrant Mexican restaurant serves up delicious comfort foods that hit the spot every time.
I love: The taco salad with the eatable bowl (ok I know that’s not the most authentically Mexican thing on the menu but it’s delicious nonetheless).

5. Hot Diggity Dog

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No visit to Nashville is complete without a delicious, inventive hot dog from this small joint. While some prefer the trendier I Dream of Weenie van, the dogs are far superior at Hot Diggity. Served up with all sorts of flavour combos with chilli, baked beans, slaw and more- these bad boys hit the spot.
I love: The Nashville Dog (Mustard, Slaw, Pickle…hold the cucumber for me)

 

Did I miss anything? Where are your favourite places to eat in good ol’ Music City?

Peace, love & history.

 

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