10 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in Nashville.
Otaku Ramen was Nashville’s first solely ramen spot, and it’s still one of the best places to get it in the city.
Woolworth on 5th is a historic lunch counter turned restored restaurant downtown that serves Southern classics.
When you want a really good burger, a strong cocktail, and to sit at a large wooden bar or table with strangers, head to Burger Up in 12South.
City House is an Italian restaurant in Germantown that’s nice enough to take your stuffy father-in-law to, but casual enough for your quirky aunt too.
Loveless Cafe is a greater Nashville institution where you go for great biscuits and supper, which you’ll know about if you just woke up from 1890.
Butchertown Hall is a Texas-inspired spot in Germantown that’s great for an afternoon of sipping mezcal cocktails and snacking on barbecue and tacos.
Husk is a super popular Southern restaurant in Rutledge Hill known for their beautiful plates, perfect cheeseburger, and huge bourbon selection.
A trip to Puckett’s is just like going to the Ryman, except it’s a lot smaller, serves good Southern food, and you haven’t heard of whoever’s playing.
Eating at Lockeland Table in East Nashville feels like you’re at someone’s house, minus the guilt from not doing the dishes and plus wood-fired pizza.