- Shop & Eat
Gaylord Opryland Resort
2800 Opryland Drive | 615.889.1000 | Website
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, combines unsurpassed meeting, convention and exhibition space with exceptional service, innovative regional dining options, unique shopping opportunities, golf facilities and award-winning on-site entertainment. Featuring nine acres of lush indoor gardens, Gaylord Opryland Resort has 2,881 guestrooms, with 174 suites and 750 garden-terrace rooms. Convention space exceeds 600,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition areas, with six ballrooms and 85 meeting rooms. Relâche, the Spa at Gaylord Opryland, provides world-class pampering in an oasis of tranquility for guests seeking relaxation and rejuvenation.
Conveniently located in the heart of Nashville's most beloved attractions, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is part of a complete meeting and entertainment destination. Area attractions include the General Jackson Showboat, Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Wildhorse Saloon , Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium and Opry Mills.
Radisson Hotel Opryland
2401 Music Valley Drive | 615.889.0800 | Website
Stay at the gateway to Gaylord Opryland™ just around the corner from entertainment icons like the Grand Ole Opry® and Gaylord Opryland TM Resort and Convention Center Nashville. The Radisson® Hotel Opryland offers the same tradition of renowned service and gracious hospitality in a charming atmosphere complete with more than 300 spacious guest rooms. For meetings and events, we offer 14,500 square feet of flexible space for groups up to 500. And when free time is on the agenda, cool off with a dip in our indoor pool or stop in for a tasty meal at Applebee's® Neighborhood Grill & Bar."
Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Fourth Avenue | 615.620.1000 | Website
Nashville's only AAA 4-Diamond all-suite luxury hotel. Seated in the center of all downtown attractions and venues. Expansive atrium lobby, mahogany grand staircase, spacious accommodations and flexible meeting space.
West End Avenue | 615.340.9333 | Website
Hutton Hotel, Nashville's newest independent luxury hotel, located in the Downtown/West End area with 248 guest rooms, 50 suites and 13,600 square feet of meeting space with amazing views of the downtown skyline. Amenities: 24-hour room service, state-of-the-art technology, wired & wireless internet, fitness center, treatment rooms, mini-bar, lap–top safe, iron and board, robe-slippers, shoehorn, umbrella, complimentary newspaper and pets accepted.
Cafe Lula at the Ryman | website
The all new Cafe Lula features fresh, heathy fare with an emphasis on rotisserie cooking. Dine in or grab and go! Open daily 7 am – 7 pm with extended hours during events.
The Wildhorse Saloon
120 Second Avenue North | 615.902.8200
The Wildhorse Saloon began with a stampede through the streets of Music City when a herd of cattle paraded down Second Avenue and past the front doors of the newly opened club. Since then, the Wildhorse has continued to capture the interest of visitors with its unique attractions and one-of-a-kind capabilities.
The Wildhorse is Nashville 's premiere music nightlife and dining. Annually, thousands of fans stampede to the Wildhorse for a great barbecue meal, catch the hottest concerts, and learn the newest dance steps.
The Wildhorse has been rewarded with recognition from the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Nashville Scene, Country Music Association (CMA) and Standing Room Only (SRO). The restaurant has earned equal awards for its barbecue sauce, ribs, pulled pork, and brisket in regional and national barbecue competitions.
The Wildhorse opens daily at 11 am, serves a full menu until midnight, and offers live entertainment nightly.
140 Fifth Avenue South | 615.742.7256
Palm Restaurant...The Classic American Steak House is renowned for its USDA prime aged steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian dishes, the freshest of seafood, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. Located adjacent to the Hilton Suites in downtown Nashville and across the street from the Bridgestone Area. Palm Restaurant has attracted celebrities including Denise and Alan Jackson, Titans players Marcus Robertson, Blaine Bishop and coach Jeff Fisher, former NBA player Charles Davis, Robert Redford, James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano), Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Ask Palm Restaurant about joining The 837 Club, and enjoy the perks and rewards of good taste, great food, and Palm Restaurant experience.
401 Broadway | 615.254.1892
In the heart of downtown Nashville, Merchants offers contemporary American cuisine in a beautiful historic setting.
The bistro offers casual dining with a street side view. The vibe is lively, with a horseshoe shaped bar in the center and booths surrounding the perimeter. The bistro opens everyday at 11am, serving the same menu until 10pm and a Late Night Bites menu until close.
The main dining room, located on our second floor, offers an intimate atmosphere to enjoy popular dishes with a southern flare. The chef-inspired menu incorporates many local and seasonal ingredients, as the dining experience is the focus. The main dining room opens for dinner everyday at 5pm.
Captiol Grille at the Hermitage Hotel
231 Sixth Avenue North | 615.345.7116
Located in the century old Hermitage Hotel, the commitment to preservation continues in the Capitol Grille and Oak Bar. Relaxed, low key, and known as the place for Nashvillians “in the know”, the Capitol Grille is the best example of a regionally inspired southern steakhouse in Nashville. Chef Tyler Brown has found the best source for heritage breed beef which now graze on the grasses at Glen Leven. The farm at Glen Leven, located five miles away and farmed by Brown and his team, also provides the vegetables that are used in all seasonally planned dishes. Chef Brown is actively involved with Share Our Strength, an organization whose mission is to end childhood hunger by 2015, the Chef’s Move to Schools program, an offshoot of the Let’s Move program as well as the Southern Foodways Alliance in ensuring that the recipes and methods passed from generation to generation are not lost. The Capitol Grille is Nashville’s only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond restaurant.
300 Commerce Street | 615.256.4655
Independently owned and operated for four generations, Demos is known for their authentic family recipes and great steak values. A meal at Demos is a great value, too - 70% of their dinner menu is under $10.00. Located just a few blocks from the historic Ryman on Commerce Street.
Demos' specialties include:
• USDA Choice Western Black Angus grain-fed beef, aged under controlled refrigeration for extra tenderness and flavor, hand-cut on premises daily to assure maximum freshness, then marinated and seasoned according to our secret family recipe to bring out the best in steak flavor
• The leanest cuts of beef, ground on-premises daily for the freshest-tasting hamburger steaks, burgers and meat sauces – never frozen
• Pot Roast, hand-trimmed to ensure that all excess fat is removed and slow-cooked for 4 hours
• Oven-Baked Chicken – a Doris and Jim Demos favorite – with the skin removed to benefit those who are especially mindful of their health and to allow the herbs and spices we add to flavor the meat that much more distinctively
416 Broadway | 615.254.5715
Jack's Bar-B-Que was the first casual restaurant on Broadway to open after many years of decline on lower Broadway. Some people say that Jack's Bar-B-Que started the first revitalization of lower Broadway. This free standing building poured out a steady stream of hickory-flavored smoke, drawing people from all over the world on their visit to Nashville. Jack's Bar-B-Que was written up in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Southern Living, and USA Today as “The Best Bar-B-Que in Nashville, Tennessee”.
Big River Grill
111 Broadway | 615.742.3500
Located in the heart of the Music City’s riverfront district, within walking distance of Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame, Big River Grille & Brewing Works features innovative cuisine, award-winning ales & lagers and the city’s favorite street-side patio. Enjoy championship billiards, seven fifty inch televisions and a specialty pizza menu. The restaurant also features a working brewery, bar, and semi-private dining areas for groups and parties.
Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge
422 Broadway | 615.726.0463
A trip to Nashville isn’t complete without a stop at the world-famous honky tonk, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Situated right across the alley from the historic Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie’s quickly became a favorite spot for country stars who liked to grab a drink between sets. As Willie Nelson described, “It’s 17 steps to Tootsie’s—and 34 steps back.” Country greats like Patsy Cline, Roger Miller, and Terri Clark have graced the Tootsie stage, along with countless aspiring singer-songwriters. Signed photos and memorabilia from the many individuals who have influenced country music line the walls. Soak in the history and live music while enjoying a beer and Tootsie’s famous barbeque sandwich. The music starts playing as soon as the doors open at 10am, and continues until 2am.
Rippy’s Smokin’ Bar and Grill
429 Broadway | 615.244.7477
Located on Broadway and within walking distance from the Ryman, Rippy’s is the perfect place to grab some beer and barbeque and listen to live music. A favorite among locals and visitors alike, Rippy’s ribs and baked beans are not to be missed. Watch the activity on Broadway from the open-air rooftop patio, or catch the game on one of the many flat-screen televisions. Live music is played in the main dining area, and provides the perfect background to an authentic southern meal.