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Midtown Cafe

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American, Contemporary
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102 19th Ave S, Off West-End, Between Vanderbilt And Downtown, Nashville, TN 37203-2716
+1 615-320-7176
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Nashville, meeting with Associates from other states. This Café was recommended by hotel. We were a group of 17. Our waitress Tricia made some recommendations. I like grouper but the entree came with grits. I don't like grits!!! Trisha offered a change to mash potatoes but then proceed to convince me that I would never taste grits... More 

Thank Tom B
Hong Kong, China
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155 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Across the road from the Courtyard Marriott Vanderbilt and near a lot of other hotels this place is a great breakfast option. Went twice in the morning and had grits to die for (so good) and home cooked eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy and pork tenderloin. Also went with a business party for dinner where the food was good if... More 

Thank Domirwin
Crofton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast after flying in and getting our rental car. We were just driving around and saw it so we figured we would give it a shot. Very cute little place with some very nice people. I had the local trout and eggs and Carol had the "Nashville Pig in a Biscuit Mild Dry Rub Roasted Pork Tenderloin... More 

Thank Jay G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Serves breakfast menu until 2:30 PM- the Eggs Benedict and the Biscuits & Gravy were fantastic. We both had the home fries as sides and they were great too- both of our plates were completely clear. We would visit again given the opportunity (we're from Massachusetts) and would encourage you to go enjoy this place!

Thank Brett C
raleigh, nc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My third time here and it's always superb. From ambience, service, plate presentation everything is top notch . Salmon dish was excellent and trout excellent also. Dessert topped off with chocolate molten lava cake with ice cream.

Thank jcohen1
new york
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

One night my daughter just didnt want any more hot chicken or bbq, so we needed some "plain" American food - and this hit the spot. Very nice (and quiet) but hip spot, we had some great sandwiches... but the menu was extensive and everything was excellent!

Thank wallacecollins
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant for the last 7 -8 yrs when in town on business. Two musts are shrimp and grits and roasted pork tenderloin. Never a disappointment, the staff are amazing as well.

Thank Muriel O
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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196 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our concierge recommended this restaurant conveniently located next to our hotel. David our experienced server suggested an outstanding Sauvignon blanc from NZ ( Craig's Range) to go with our ahi tuna and trio of veal dishes we started with lemon artichoke soup and organic Green's salad. We finished this excellent meal with coconut cake. Overall this was an outstanding dining... More 

1 Thank Stephen F
Gulf Breeze, Fl
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had breakfast across from our hotel. Service was great, food was great. The bagels were fresh and served with out breakfast.

1 Thank Alvis R
Edmonton, Canada
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife had dinner here on a Monday night in October. The restaurant is located southwest of downtown, about 1.5 miles from the riverfront. They have valet parking. We had dinner at 6 PM and by the time we left at 7 PM there were less than 10 people in the restaurant. It was early and on a Monday, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$80
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 19th Ave S, Off West-End, Between Vanderbilt And Downtown, Nashville, TN 37203-2716
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-320-7176
For 29+ years, a top ranked locally and nationally casual fine dining destination just off West End, that offers iconic breakfast, lunch and dinner signature dishes, Contemporary American cuisine with a Southern flair and the finest local and seafood / beef / veal ingredients. Superlative service is by a veteran hospitality staff of professionals. Midtown Cafe offers free shuttle service from downtown hotels and to local performance venues including Bridgestone, Ryman, Schemerhorn, TPAC after dinner with phone reservations. A fantastic wine list includes 40+ glass selections and 150 bottles, and a multi-course "Tasting Menu" that changes nightly and is available a la carte. Breakfast weekdays starting at 7am has been added and served through lunch until 2:30pm M - F. Dinner at 4:30pm M - Sat.

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