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Nashville eats within walking distance of Vanderbilt U.

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tombaskin Apr 12, 2010 08:21 PM

Will be in Nashville for a week in late April. Staying at Loew's vanderbillt right across from the U. My favorite way to see a new city is to walk around, and follow my nose. I'm prepared to walk anywhere in a five mile radius of my hotel to eat, drink and see interesting things. On the food front any recs within that five mile radius would be most welcome. My preferences run the gamut.

tb

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    jwg Apr 18, 2010 06:07 AM

    There are so many to chose between. What are you looking for? Sit down white table cloth or a bucket of beer outside on the deck. The choices run the gamut. They tend to be casual around the university, but there are ones which Nashvillians drive in from the outer burbs to come to.

    I enjoy ..

    Boundry small plates, interesting international
    San Antonio Taco (SATCO) tacos and buckets of beer
    Tin Angel
    Sunet Grill music industry favorite plus excellent late night
    Rotiers many years favorite (50=?) for burgers
    Calypso Cafe island food
    Bread and company breakfast and lunch specialties. love the soups and sandwiches

    and the rightfully famous Pancake Pantry

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    Pancake Pantry
    1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

    Tin Angel Restaurant
    3201 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

    Rotier's Restaurant
    2413 Elliston Pl, Nashville, TN 37203

    1. t
      TLF Apr 13, 2010 07:50 PM

      I agree with 90% of the above, plus ...

      1808 Grill
      Golden Coast (typical American Chinese buffet during the week but on weekends serve native Chinese)
      Tenno
      Rotiers
      Calypso Cafe
      La Paz
      Da Vinci's
      McDougal's Village Coup
      The Dog
      Lime
      Jackson's
      Gigi's Cupcakes
      Brown's Diner
      Giovanni Ristorante
      Pancake Pantry
      Savarino's Cucina
      Pizza Perfect
      tayst
      Zumi Sushi
      Bread & Company
      Bombay Palace
      Cafe Coco
      J. Alexander's
      Patterson House
      Red Door
      Suzy Wong's
      Samuri Sushi
      Virago

      As you might expect for the area surrounding a major university, good restaurant density is pretty high. And we haven't even mentioned any of the national chains in the area, or the places that are bad or ordinary rather than good or pretty good, or heaven help, any that we might have forgotten. In fact, this West End / Vanderbilt / Midtown area probably has the highest density of restaurants in the city. So ... happy exploring.

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        Littleman Apr 13, 2010 10:25 AM

        Hog Heaven BBQ @ 115 27th Ave. North, Nashville, Tn. 615 - 329 - 1234.

        Bound'ry Restaurant @ 911 20th Ave. S., Nashville, TN. 615 - 321 - 3043.

        http://www.pansouth.net/boundry/

        Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery @ 1918 W. End Ave., Nashville, TN. 61 5 - 327 - 9969.

        http://www.blackstonebrewery.com/

        Sunset Grill @ 2001 Belcourt Ave., Nashville, TN. 615 - 386 - 3663.

        http://www.sunsetgrill.com/

        Mambu Restaurant @ 1806 Hayes St., Nashville, TN. 615 - 329 - 1293.

        http://www.eatdrinkmambu.com/

        Acorn Restaurant @ 114 28th Avenue North, Nashville, TN. 615 - 320 - 4399.

        http://www.theacornrestaurant.com/

        San Antonio Taco Co. @ 416 21st Ave. S., Nashville, TN. 615 - 327 - 4322.

        http://www.thesatco.com/

        Noshville Deli @ 1918 Broadway, Nashville, TN. 615 - 329 - 6674.

        http://www.noshville.com/

        Ruth Chris Steakhouse @ 2100 West End Ave., Nashville, TN. 615 - 320 - 0163.

        http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/7198/Nashville

        Chappy's Restaurant @ 1721 Church St., Nashville, TN. 615 - 322 - 9932.

        http://www.chappys.com/

        ALL WITHIN A SHORT WALK OF 15 MINUTES OR LESS. BON APPETIT.

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        Hog Heaven
        115 27th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203

        Sunset Grill
        2001 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

        San Antonio Taco Co
        416 21st Ave S Ste B, Nashville, TN 37203

        Bound'ry Restaurant
        911 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

        Mambu Restaurant
        1806 Hayes St, Nashville, TN 37203

        1. pete k Apr 13, 2010 06:19 AM

          In that general area, and in no particular order:

          Rumba
          Bricktops
          Tin Angel
          Woodlands
          Fido
          Provence
          Boscos
          Amerigos
          Blackstone
          Cabana
          Sunset Grill
          Midtown Cafe
          South Street
          Boundr'y
          Miro

          Lots of different options in your area...

          A map with many more options.

          http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&...

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          Tin Angel Restaurant
          3201 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

          South Street Restaurant
          907 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

          Sunset Grill
          1160 US Highway 42 W, Warsaw, KY 41095

          Boscos
          2000 Meridian Blvd Ste 108, Franklin, TN 37067

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