Food & Drink in Nashville

$13 for $20 Worth of Donuts and Pastries at Fox's Donut Den

Fox's Donut Den

Green Hills

$10 $6.50

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For than 30 years, donut cafe's cooks have risen early each day to make glazed and frosted donuts, pastries, and kolacky

Three-Day Cleanse from Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar at Symmetry (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar at Symmetry

Nashville

$150 $75

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Three days worth of fresh fruit and vegetable juices, alkaline water, healthy snacks, and antioxidant tea helps detox and recharge systems

Lunch, Dinner, or Private Party-Room Package at Sports Page Restaurant & Bar (Up to 70% Off)

Sports Page Restaurant & Bar

Downtown Nashville

$15 $8

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Patrons enjoy American fare, such as burgers, sandwiches, and wings, while high-stakes sports games play in the background

Asian-Fusion Cuisine at Suzy Wong's House of Yum (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Suzy Wong's House of Yum

Nashville

$40 $20

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Press-lauded Asian tapas, specialty entrees, and yum bowls speckle tabletops in two-patio space owned by experienced local restaurateur

$12 for $20 Worth of Food at Uncle Bud's Catfish

Uncle Bud's Catfish

Nashville

$20 $12

All-you-can-eat fried catfish and chicken dinners, plus southern specialties like country-fried steak, all served with unlimited fixin's

$11 for $20 or $22 for $40 Worth of Pies, Cobblers, and Cakes at The Peach Cobbler Factory-Nashville

The Peach Cobbler Factory

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance)

$20 $11

Southern-style peach cobbler and creative cobbler creations made with local fruit and flaky crusts

Up to 50% Off Contemporary Cuisine at Tazza

Tazza

Downtown Nashville

$32.97 $18

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Diners select an app, such as buffalo riblets, and entrees such as rotisserie chicken; meals made with local, seasonal ingredients

Dining at Copper Pony Grille (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Copper Pony Grille

Nashville

$36 $19

Owners Sean and AmyJo bring the best of their New England roots to the kitchen, crafting dishes such as chowder and fish and chips

Dinner for Two, Brunch, or Takeout at Aura Restaurant. Bar. Lounge (Up to a $78 value). Four Options Available.

Aura Restaurant. Bar. Lounge

Nashville

$78 $49

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Chefs creatively meld world flavors, forging tasty dishes such as edamame hummus, low-country chicken, and beer barbecue shrimp

Upscale American Cuisine at 360 Bistro (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

360 Bistro

West Meade

$50 $29

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Upscale American cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients such as wagyu tri-tip with roasted bone marrow and gulf shrimp tempura

International Cuisine for Dine-In, Carry-Out, or Catering at The Cookery (Up to 54% Off)

The Cookery

Nashville

$16 $8

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Chefs-in-training cook up burgers, Australian meat pies, and loaded potatoes at restaurant and school that benefits homeless population

$16 for Two Visits for Sandwiches, Salads, and Breakfast Food at Benton's Cafe ($32 Value)

Benton's Cafe

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance)

$16 $8

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Biscuits and crossiants cradle bacon, ham, and eggs at breakfast; wraps, sandwiches, and salads tout fresh deli meats and veggies

Middle Eastern Cuisine at Shish Kabob (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Shish Kabob

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance)

$25 $13

Iraqi Kurdish restaurateur oversees an authentic menu with skewers of lamb, salmon, and cornish hen

Ed Blaze Coming To America Tour With Friends at Hutton Hotel on Friday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 52% Off)

Ed Blaze Coming To America Tour With Friends

Hutton Hotel

$25 $12

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Tanzania-born club veteran Blaze joins seasoned comedian Williams, featured on BET and Comedy Central, for a night of uncensored standup

Bret Ernst at Zanies Nashville, May 29–June 1 (Up to 74% Off)

Bret Ernst

Zanies Nashville

$77 $20

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New Jersey-born comic seen on Comedy Central, Showtime, BET, and Oxygen

Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for One Medium-Size Smoothie at Jamba Juice (39% Off)

Jamba Juice

Nashville

$4.89 $3

Whole Food Nutrition smoothies provide on-the-go meals with 10-14 grams of protein; nutrient-packed Fit 'n Fruitful manage weight-loss goals

Cinnamon Rolls at Cinnaswirl Nashville (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cinnaswirl Nashville

Lakewood

$5 $3

Bakers whip up 16 varieties of cinnamon rolls such as cherry and maple-bacon, made from scratch using local ingredients

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

The Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for One 12 Oz. Freshly Squeezed Juice at Jamba Juice (44% Off)

Jamba Juice

Multiple Locations

$6.27 $3.50

Freshly squeezed juices are delicious, nutritious and a great way to get daily vitamins and minerals your body needs to fuel the day.

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The menu is deliberate and charming, like a frog prince on a mission to save FernGully. Pop in for a quick lunchtime bite. The midday menu features an array of salads, sandwiches, and easy entrees. Grab a warm trout salad (over spinach with beluga lentils and a walnut vinaigrette, $11), raspberry pork loin ($9) or char-grilled burger ($8). Upon meal completion, turn to your lunching mates and give them a heartfelt fist pound in celebration of your dinner-quality lunch.

501 Main St
Nashville,
TN
US

Owner Judy Griswold's passion is infectious as she praises Chef Oscar Valenzuela's modern American concept at Nero's Grill. "He's just amazing," she says. "He can take any ingredient and transform into something you'd never expect. And it will be delicious!" His creative touch is present throughout the menu in such dishes as the crispy firecracker shrimp lightly breaded with Frosted Flakes to contrast the spice of red-chili sauce, and the chicken-stuffed avocados with panko and melted pepper-jack cheese. Valenzuela puts together specials using heirloom tomatoes and other local ingredients, and he updates classic American dishes, such as meatloaf towers stacked with hand-battered onion rings.

Live music draws in energetic crowds throughout the week, as do the two happy hours per day. From 4 to 7 p.m. and 9 to 10 p.m. daily, crowds buzz over drink specials in the lounge, adding to what Judy describes as an already wonderful atmosphere. "We have a long-term relationship with bartenders and kitchen staff––many more than five years. It's warm. Our customers feel that warmth as well." In Nero's interior, creme- and cinnamon-hued walls glow like a warm latte in the shine of drum lights, with decor from local artist Mark Fleming. His portraiture and scenic oil paintings cover the stone walls, which add a rustic touch to dinners that take place in their three private rooms. Each room is outfitted with AV equipment, as dedicated staff helps with events such as monthly luncheons, rehearsal dinners, alumni reunions, and cocktail receptions.

2122 Hillsboro Dr
Nashville,
TN
US

When Sean "Sully" Sullivan was a kid, he loved eating hot dogs with his mom at the Woolworth's lunch counter. He loved franks so much, in fact, that even as a small-bellied 7-year-old, he'd routinely put away two. In opening Cori's Dog House in 2009 and naming it for his daughter, Sully resurrects the culinary component of his favorite childhood memories—complete with the butter-grilled, New England–style bun. A staggering 35 different toppings provide practically endless combinations, meaning diners will never have to eat the same sausage twice and can easily update their wardrobes with new mustard stains.

To help customers narrow down their cravings, Sully's grouped 35 different hot-dog combinations by region. The East menu, for example, is home to the maple-baked-bean-smothered Boston Nor'Easter, while the Midwest/Central menu includes the sauerkraut-and-swiss-laden Kansas City. Hand-cut french fries, hand-breaded onion rings, and high-fived fried pickles form a few of the sides, while overloaded sandwiches offer non-dog options. Business is going so well, says Sully, that Cori has "only fired me four times, but hires me back two minutes later when she realizes she has to do the work."

106 29th Ave N
Nashville,
TN
US

Authenticity is the focus at this Middle Eastern restaurant, which was named Best Persian Food in Nashville Scene's Best of Nashville 2011. Owner and Iraq native Hikmat Gazi adorns the space with traditional decor, from the deep-red color of the walls to glass boxes displaying traditional Kurdish clothing. Diners looking for the full experience can sit on a cushion on the floor and dine on a traditional, low table. Then, of course, there is the food itself, from the titular shish kabob to lamb shanks seared and flavored with regional-specialty spices.

Nashville Scene also chronicles Hikmat’s absorbing journey from an adolescence spent in a Turkish refugee camp during the Gulf War to his triplicate success in the restaurant business. After working with the U.S. military in Iraq, Hikmat returned stateside to continue serving savory Middle Eastern fare at the original Nolensville Rd. location, and has recently opened a new downtown location.

4651 Nolensville Pike
Nashville,
TN
US

Jeanne Giguere knows that there's more than one way to make a meatball. She makes five of her own varieties daily, plus another that she invents monthly. Whether she's working with beef, turkey, or vegetables, she starts with the same basic recipe passed down by her mother, Concetta. She even adds her own secret ingredient to make the meatballs even more delicious, but her lips are sealed on that matter. While guests speculate on what this ingredient might be—Jeanne swears that it would surprise them—they can dig into a sandwich, salad, or plate of pasta.

Business Basics

Cuisine Type: Italian-American
Established: 2007
Reservations: Not necessary
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 5–10
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Classic Italian All Beef Meatball
Kid-friendly: Yes
Alcohol: None
Delivery / Take-out: Parking garage
Outdoor Seating: Yes

5737 Nolensville Pike
Nashville,
TN
US

As a child, CeCe looked forward to her family’s summertime trips to North Carolina, where she could reconnect with faraway relatives over cookouts. One of her fondest memories from this time is making homemade blackberry ice cream with her Grandma Ruby. Years later, CeCe would look back on these days with nostalgia; she dreamt of opening a business that would bring families together over a tasty summertime treat.

In 2008, her dream became a reality with the opening of Sweet CeCe’s. Like wig salesmen to the Constitutional Convention, families flocked to the self-serve frozen-yogurt shoppe, where they could create their own desserts from dozens of yogurt flavors and toppings. The small shoppe got so popular that CeCe franchised the business. Today, families in 11 states can create sweet memories within the sherbet-colored walls of a Sweet CeCe’s.

1708 21st Ave S
Nashville,
TN
US