Mas Tacos Por Favor is a small, cash-only taco shop in East Nashville that you’d think was in coastal California, if it weren’t for the lack of ocean and surfboards lined up outside. Along with the super colorful interior and overall beachy feel, they also serve the best tacos in the city. You can’t go wrong with any of them, but make sure to get some tortilla soup too, along with at least one elote per person. Stop by for lunch while exploring East Nashville or after you’ve had a few drinks at The Pharmacy beer garden next door.
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Marché Artisan Foods
Marché in East Nashville is a low-key brunch and lunch spot with a wide range of French pastries and a Croque Madame that’s great for sharing. Or not.
Pearl Diver is an island-themed bar in East Nashville that serves way above average drinks and doesn’t feel cliche.
Five Points Pizza
Five Points Pizza serves New York-style pizza and strombolis for dine-in or take out late into the night.
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Rosepepper Cantina is a popular East Nashville Mexican spot with great margaritas and tacos and a spacious patio.
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.
This classic Mexican spot in Woodbine has been around for 25 years and feels a little like a party at all times, while still remaining affordable.
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Rolf & Daughters
Rolf & Daughters in Germantown is where to go for fantastic small and shared plates and interesting wines, along with a great garden patio.
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
There are lots of hot chicken spots in Nashville, but Hattie B’s is the best. Order a two piece, some sides, and a beer. Repeat as necessary.
Husk is a super popular Southern restaurant in Rutledge Hill known for their beautiful plates, perfect cheeseburger, and huge bourbon selection.
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