Nashville’s Germantown, a popular neighborhood located just one and a half miles from Downtown, has an amazing number of restaurants, bars, and other exciting stores to experience. Its historic streets are interspersed with new industrial additions and other amazing landmarks. If you’ve never made your way to Nashville’s Germantown, plan time to explore this awesome neighborhood. You’ll most-likely find a number of businesses tucked away in its streets that you didn’t even know existed. In addition to all its local restaurants and businesses, it also hosts one of the nation’s largest Oktoberfest celebrations. Below are just a few of Germantown’s amazing highlights.


Nashville’s Germantown Dining Experience


The City House

The James Beard award winning restaurant puts a unique twist on traditional Italian cuisine incorporating tasty Southern ingredients. Try local favorite Belly Ham Pizza and cornmeal-crusted catfish on for size. The City House also prepares seasonal specialties available for a limited time. This is definitely a Nashvile’s Germantown can’t-miss experience.

Rolf and Daughters ​

With a seasonal dinner menu and decadent desserts, Rolf and Daughters is a must for the foodie visiting Nashville’s Germantown. On top of their food menu, which is composed of unique, fresh combinations, their drink menu is equally impressive. Whether you prefer spirits, wines, drafts, or craft cocktails, Rolf and Daughters is a wonderful place to grab a drink.

Butchertown Hall

The menu at Butchertown Hall has many different influences which make up the food on its amazing menu. You’ll find many Tex-Mex inspired dishes as well as a variety of smoked meats and charred vegetables. Their dessert menu includes an ice cream sandwich sundae with strawberry goat cheese ice cream, buttermilk chocolate cake, and more. As for drinks, they have beers on tap and craft cocktails, wines, and spirits — including Nashville’s biggest agave collection.

SILO Germantown

SILO Germantown serves up delicious farm-to-table, Southern-inspired cuisine for dinner and Sunday brunch in Germantown. Their menu features small plates, meat and cheese plates, and large plates serving up dishes such as Blackened Catfish, Ratatouille, and Bourbon-Braised Chicken. The dessert menu features house-made ice cream, coconut cream cake, and more. In addition to their dinner menu, they serve up a small selection of bar foods along with tasty cocktails, wines, spirits, and beer. Don’t miss their happy hour from 4-6pm every day!

Other Germantown Favorites to Experience


Courtesy of Von Erod’s


5th & Taylor

Chef Daniel Lindley’s homage to the American family meal. Inspired by Sunday dinners from his childhood.

The Cupcake Collection

Delicious cupcakes baked from scratch from the Francois family’s original recipe.

Germantown Café

Straightforward traditional cooking with a subtle twist.

Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen

Best brews in Nashville – 36 rotating selections on tap. In the mood for a German beer? Try their Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier!

The Christie Cookie Bakery

For over 30 years Christie Cookie has handcrafted each batch of their delightful treat making them one of America’s favorite cookies.


Nashville’s Germantown Attractions


The Nashville Farmers’ Market

The Nashville Farmers’ Market on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard is a popular downtown attraction. Not only can you get all of the fresh veggies you can imagine, but the inside hall boasts a popular array of restaurants, places for dessert, and an international market. Don’t overlook the farmers’ market for a delicious midday meal. Be sure to keep up with their event calendar for events such as cooking demonstrations and their monthly night market.


Courtesy of @nashvillesounds

Nashville Sounds Baseball at First Tennessee Park

With a new stadium which opened in 2015, Nashville’s Triple-A baseball team, the Nashville Sounds, has been growing in popularity. Watching a game from either a seat or the berm will not disappoint. Enjoy the fireworks on Friday evening home games and keep up-to-date with their schedule.


Just on the outskirts of Germantown in North Nashville Top Golf is a great way to hone your skills, let off a little steam or just hang with the buds.

Final Thought

These are only just a few of Nashville’s Germantown attractions — we didn’t even get to cover shopping and many other wonderful places to eat and drink. Be sure to experience Germantown for yourself; you might just discover your new favorite restaurant! For more information about different neighborhoods and events in Nashville and the south, be sure to like and follow on us Facebook.