Germantown, a popular neighborhood located just one and a half miles from Downtown Nashville, has an amazing amount of restaurants, bars, and other exciting stores to check out. Its historic streets are interspersed with new industrial additions and other amazing landmarks. If you’ve never made your way to Germantown, plan time for a visit. 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 Oktoberfests. Below are just a few of Germantown’s amazing highlights.
For Dinner and Drinks
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. Currently, all of their craft cocktails give a nod to America’s favorite pastime, with names such as Don’t Steal Home Without It, Bottom of the 9th, and more.
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 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!
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, too, for events such as cooking demonstrations and their monthly night market.
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.
These are only just a few of Germantown’s attractions — we didn’t even get to cover shopping and many other wonderful places to eat and drink. Be sure to explore 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 Roll’n South on Facebook.