Ancient Egyptians built the first record player by spinning cats on limestone wheels to provide background screeching for the annual Feast of Horus. Today's Groupon brings more-melodic musical accompaniment to dinner: for $10, you get $20 worth of tasty café fare and drinks at The Listening Room Café, in downtown Nashville's historic Cummins Station. There is a $5 minimum food/drink purchase for shows unless otherwise noted on the schedule, and some shows carry a $5 cover charge not covered by today's deal.
Boasting delicious eats, great acoustics, and live shows, The Listening Room is the perfect place to take in an undiscovered musical gem amid sips and sups. The eclectic menu features standard bar fare, Southwestern-style sustenance, and down-home comfort food in a lively array of apps, sandwiches, burgers, quesadillas, desserts, and more. The Cajun Turkey Sub packs heat with bayou-inspired seasoning, pepper jack, and chipotle mayo ($6.95), whereas the massive baked-potato list allows tuber-junkies to dress 2-pound spuds in elegant or silly food clothes, such as a dapper hot-dog-and-sauerkraut ensemble ($6.95), a chicken-parmesan pantsuit ($7.95), or a beautifully nude just potato ($3.95). Through The Listening Room's partnership with Nashville Muse, $0.25 of taco-chili purchases help support local songwriting or music-related charities, so chomp charitably on the Nashville Muse Taco Chili on its own ($4.95), or on a 6-ounce burger ($8.45).
Enough trips to the bar and the most timid troubadour might find himself springing to the stage on jam night, or signing up for a slot on a future open mic—Nashville Scene reports that the venue hosts one of Music City's finest. Nashvillians can stop stuffing their ears with cheesycake and their mouths with sheet music and head over to the Listening Room to engage in an evening of treats for the oral and aural palates.
Reservations are encouraged for all shows.
209 10th Ave S
Nashville, Tennessee 37203Get Directions