New Restaurants

Let us help you stay up to date with what's new and what's coming to Nashville's tasteful food scene.

With so many anticipated Nashville restaurant openings, it’s hard to keep up with what has already opened, what’s coming soon, and what’s changed. Let us help you stay up to date with all the delicious Nashville restaurant news.  

Recently Opened
  • Doughbird Pizza & Chicken (February 2023)
    Fox Restaurant Concepts opened Doughbird Pizza & Chicken at Hill Center Green Hills.

  • Harriet's, 1 Hotel rooftop (January 2023)
    Located on the hotel's 19th floor, the 7,255-square-foot bar has indoor and outdoor lounge seating that can host about 260 people.

  • Pullman Standard Cocktails (January 2023)
    Cummins Station welcomed an upscale cocktail bar with James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper at the helm.

  • Mimo Restaurant and Bar (November 2022)
    Blending Southern Italian cuisine with Southern influences, this restaurant is open alongside Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences.

  • Luogo Restaurant (October 2022)
    Luogo is a new Italian restaurant by Anthony Scotto located in the Gulch.

  • Scout's Pub (October 2022)
    A. Marshall Hospitality opened the second location of Scout's Pub in Nashville's Midtown neighborhood.

  • Almost Friday Sporting Club (September 2022)
    Almost Friday is a sports bar, music venue, and restaurant in one.

  • Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen (September 2022)
    A fast-casual, build-your-own-bowl Italian Kitchen that focuses on our fresh pasta, made from scratch has opened another location in Donelson.

  • Buds & Brews (August 2022)
    Buds & Brews opened in the Germantown neighborhood. It is Tennessee's first-ever legal cannabis bar and restaurant with upscale bar fare paired with cannabis-infused condiments.

  • 1 Kitchen (July 2022)
    1 Kitchen opened as part of 1 Hotel Nashville, a luxury hotel brand that claims to be “consciously cultivated.”

  • June (July 2022)
    Sean Brock's newest restaurant is located above its sister restaurant, Audrey.

  • The Rutledge (June 2022)
    The owners of Jonathan’s Grille opened a second location of The Rutledge in the future Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Nashville.

  • Taco Mamacita (July 2022)
    The Germantown building long home to the since-closed Little's Fish Market saw Mexican restaurant Taco Mamacita open within its space at 1234 Sixth Ave. N.

  • Bag Lady's Chip & Fry Co. (June 2022)
    A French fry-focused food truck opened a permanent spot at 1402 Buchanan Street in North Nashville.

  • Overlord (June 2022)
    The Once Upon a Time in France co-owner's stylish bar Overlord is open in East Nashville.

  • 5 Points Diner & Bar (May 2022)
    Located in East Nashville, 5 Points Diner & Bar offers an elevated diner flare.

  • Blue Aster (May 2022)
    As the main restaurant in the Conrad Hotel, Blue Aster focuses on seafood.

  • Dicey's Tavern (May 2022)
    Dark, loud, and fun is the vibe at this new all-day neighborhood bar and cafe, with subs, salads, and tavern-style pizza to accompany the atmosphere.

  • Layer Cake (May 2022)
    Layer Cake Social club is a four-level mix of restaurants and bars, with each floor and space aiming to provide distinct settings and experiences located in Downtown Nashville.

  • Halls Chophouse (May 2022)
    A steak and seafood restaurant opened at 1600 West End Ave.

  • Thistle & Rye (May 2022)
    Conrad Nashville’s third-floor beverage-focused spot offers live music, an indoor-outdoor bar, a spacious patio, and small plates.

  • Pepperfire (April 2022)
    Pepperfire opened its third location in the Nations at 5104 Centennial Blvd.

  • The Wash (April 2022)
    Eastside Pho, Soy Cubano, and more are on tap for the new East Nashville micro-kitchen at 1101 McKennie Ave.

  • Anchorhead Coffee Co. (March 2022)
    Seattle-based Anchorhead Coffee Co. has chosen Nashville for its first location outside of Washington in One Nashville.

  • Blue Sushi Sake Grill (March 2022)
    Housed in Fifth + Broadway, Blue Sushi Sake Grill is a stylish restaurant and cocktail bar.

  • The Pink Hermit Cafe (March 2022)
    A casually elegant all-day café under the direction of Chef Jean-George is open at the Hermitage Hotel.

  • Xiao Bao Biscuit (March 2022)
    East Nashville's Dive Motel is the new home to Xiao Bao Biscuit.

Coming Soon
  • Kisser
    Located in East Nashville's Highland Yards, Kisser will open in March 2023. Read more from

  • Chotto Matte
    A high-end restaurant specializing in Japanese and Peruvian fusion Nikkei cuisine is heading to ONE22ONE in early 2023. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • The Iberian Pig
    Taking over Colt's Chocolate space, The Iberian Pig will offer traditional tapas, charcuterie, and queso in early 2023. Read more from Nashville Post.

  • Salento Italia
    The Darsino family will open an Italian restaurant in Donelson in early 2023. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • St. Vito Focacciaria
    Nashville-based sfincione pizza and Sicilian street food concept is making its way to the Gulch in early 2023. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

  • Sinatra Bar and Lounge
    In the spring of 2023, a two-story concept will occupy the first and second floors of the historic Southern Turf building in Printer's Alley. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

  • Bad Idea
    Wine pro, Alex Burch, plans to open a new East Nashville restaurant in the Spring of 2023. Read more from Nashville Scene.

  • Blind Barber
    A community-hub barbershop and speakeasy, is opening in Paseo South Gulch in the spring of 2023. Read more from Nashville Lifestyles.

  • Iggy's
    Brothers Ryan and Matthew Poli will open their first restaurant this Spring in Wedgewood-Houston. Read more from The Nashville Scene.

  • Cheif's
    Eric Church's six-story Lower Broadway bar has plans to open in the fall of 2023 and will feature an intimate, seated live music venue and a whole hog barbecue restaurant on the rooftop, serving meats from pitmaster and James Beard Award-winner Rodney Scott. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Friends In Low Places
    Garth Brooks is opening a bar on Lower Broadway in 2023 that will feature three floors, live music stages, and multiple bars. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Momotaro
    Opening in 2023 in Wedgewood-Houston, this modern Japanese restaurant will use local ingredients and traditional methods. Read more from Nashville Scene.

  • Pastis
    The famed New York City bistro from Keith McNally will open in 2023 next to Soho House Nashville. Read more from Nashville Eater.

  • Tiger Bar
    With a planned opening in 2023, Tiger Bar will take over 2909 B Gallatin Pike, previously occupied by Walden Bar. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

  • Good People Brewing Company
    Birmingham-based Good People Brewing Company is eyeing a late 2023 opening in East Nashville's Cleveland Park neighborhood. The taproom will offer a small brewing component at the historic McGavock House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more from the Nashville Post.

  • Joe Muer Seafood
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it will open Joe Muer Seafood at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2023. Read more from the Nashville Post.


  • Andiamo Presto
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it will open Andiamo Presto at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.

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