30+ new and coming soon restaurants in Nashville, TN

Parlor Doughnuts opened 2 Nashville locations this month.

Parlor Doughnuts opened 2 Nashville locations this month. | Photo by @parlordoughnut

This summer has been a busy season for new dining options in the Nashville area. To help us navigate our breakfast, lunch + dinner plans for the last few months of 2021, let’s take a look at 30+ restaurants that have opened or are coming soon.


Blue Room Bar, 623 7th Ave. S. | Located inside Jack White’s Third Man Records.

Chicken Guy, 139 2nd Ave. N. | Guy Fieri’s chicken restaurant chain

Chilangos, Assembly Food Hall | Authentic street-style tacos created by chef Joel Mendoza

Chuy’s, 100 E. Park Dr. | Tex-Mex chain’s 5th Middle Tennessee location opens today (Tues., Aug. 24)

Condado Tacos, 418 11th Ave. N. | Ohio-based taco shop with 10+ varieties of queso, guac, and salsa

E+Rose, 10 Lea Ave. | Local company’s 5th location features a full menu, including juice, superfood bowls, vegan eats, and more

EG & Mc, 924 Jefferson St. | Cocktail bar and restaurant from the owners of Slim & Husky’s

Ella’s on 2nd, 210 Molloy St. | Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside the new Hyatt Centric Hotel.

Gandy Seafood Cajun Market, 6917 Lenox Village Dr. | Seafood restaurant open for dine-in and takeout

InnerG Juice & Yoga, 1807 9th Ave. N. | New brick-and-mortar location offers juices + yoga classes.

Koi Sushi & Thai, 2214 Elliston Pl. | New location operated by Bluefin Sushi & Thai owner Dara Danh

Parlor Doughnuts, 1720 West End Ave. + 500 Rep. John Lewis Way S. | Craft doughnut and coffee shop serving layered doughnuts (ProTip: vegan, gluten-friendly + keto-friendly options available)

Tacos 1989, 600 9th Ave. S. | A variety of street tacos as well as burritos, ceviche, empanadas, and more on the menu

Tamale Joe’s, 2000 Mallory Ln. | Restaurant known for its 100-year-old tamale recipe

Wilco Fusion Grill, 9040 Carothers Pkwy. | Latin American- and Caribbean-inspired menu featuring arepas, empanadas, plantain sliders, and more

Wild Berry Acai, 819 Main St. | Soft-serve açaí bowls named after Five Points, East Park + other local spots


Church and Union, 201 4th Ave. N. | Chef Jamie Lynch’s new concept expected to open later this summer

Chark’s Laneside Diner, 1508 Gallatin Pk. S. | Diner coming to Eastside Bowl this fall

Emery, 2500 12th Ave. S. | Wood-fired cuisine + craft cocktails coming to 12 South in mid-September

Molly’s Cupcakes, Opry Mills + TBA | Chicago-based cupcake biz plotting 3 area locations, including 1 inside Opry Mills

Raising Cane’s, 36 White Bridge Rd. | Louisiana-based chain known for its chicken tenders planning first Tennessee location in White Bridge area

Red Perch, 4101 Charlotte Ave., G120 | Seafood restaurant coming to Sylvan Supply

Roberta’s, 2405 12th Ave. S. | Brooklyn-based pizzeria planning to transition from pop-up to permanent location

Rooftop Bar + Supper Club, Fifth + Broadway | Swanky dining destination backed by Justin Timberlake opening 2 new concepts next month

Snooze A.M. Eatery, 975 Main St. | Opening date TBA at East Nashville food hall Hunters Station

Teriyaki Madness, 7115 Southpoint Pkwy. | Made-to-order bowls at new location opening Thurs., Aug. 26

The Butter Milk Ranch, 2407 12th Ave S. A bakery offering brunch and lunch is setting up shop soon in 12 South.

The Wash, 1101 McKennie Ave. | Eastside Pho, Soy Cubano, and more on tap for new East Nashville micro-kitchen expected to open later this year.

The Dutch + Carne Mare, 300 12th Ave. S. | 2 new restaurants by James Beard Award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini coming this fall inside W Nashville

Tomacco Tacos + Tequila, 1120 4th Ave. N. | Street tacos, tequila, and a Dolly Parton mural coming to Germantown by the end of August

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