Best Lunch Restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee

Are you looking for the best lunch in Nashville?

The truth is, we're pretty lucky to live in Nashville. The food scene is amazing, and you can find just about any kind of restaurant you want here—and then some. Even if you don't like the kind of food you find at a certain restaurant, chances are there's another one right across the street that will be just perfect for your tastes. But there's one thing that everyone can agree on: The best Nashville lunch spots are different from anywhere else in the US.

In this post, we’ll not only cover the best downtown lunch restaurants, we’ll also cover the best places in each neighborhood.  Are you looking for new restaurants or those with live music? We’ve got those too.

Did you know that Nashville is known for its world-class smoked meat? Find the best Nashville BBQ spots here.

What are your favorite Nashville lunch spots? Leave a comment below, and we'll check it out!

So, if you're looking for the best restaurants in Nashville for lunch….let’s get started with the best lunch spots in downtown Nashville!


Lunch in Downtown Nashville


Merchants – 401 Broadway, Nashville,

Lunch in Germantown



Lunch in Hillsboro Village



Lunch in The Gulch/Capitol View



Lunch in East Nashville


East Nashville
  • Cafe Roze – American Cafe
  • Redheaded Stranger – Mexican
  • Mas Tacos Por Favor – Mexican
  • Five Points Pizza
  • Graze Nashville – Plant-Based Bistro and Bar
  • The Pharmacy – Burgers and Beer
  • Party FowlHot Chicken
  • The Wild Cow – Vegetarian and Vegan
  • Tailgate Brewery East Nashville Craft Brewery

Lunch in 12 South



Lunch in Green Hills



Lunch Near Bridgestone Arena



Lunch Near Opryland



Nashville Lunch Cruise


General Jackson Showboat: Nashville River Cruises

Cruise the Cumberland River with a dining room and theater for musical performances.


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