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City House

1222 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208 (Germantown)
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Ranked #167 of 1,696 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $35
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
Neighborhood: Germantown
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Monroe
Description: Featured in the New York Times Style Magazine Style Map in 2009, City House is located in historic Germantown. City House is a chef-owned restaurant with a knowledgeable staff invested in establishing a unique culinary experience that features locally grown and created food.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We were told this was one of the "new" restaurants that's getting the buzz in Nashville so we went. I guess its the contemporary trend to be minimalist. Although the flavor of our main courses was good, there was no garnish or plating that justified the price. We ordered an appetizer, again very simple. Resembled a pancake and was made... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited here with a group of nine and had high expectations. Difficult to obtain the reservation presumably due to popularity. In short, everyone in our group left hungry after paying $120-150 each. Our waitress seemed reluctant to provide insight on menu items or recommendations. It was obvious from the start that she was annoyed by taking care of a group.... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Simply ( emphasis on simple) wonderful. Every morsel of every dish was outstanding. Knowledgeable waitstaff, relaxed vibe, and rustic, quirky dining space combined with creative and perfectly prepared food led to a fabulous adventure in dining. This meal was absolutely on a par with meals we have had at Michelin rated restaurants in Paris. It was just that good.

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Denver, Colorado
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201 reviews 201 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Definitely get reservations if you want to eat here during "prime time". We had reservations at 8:30 but came early and got a drink at the bar (SRO) and were able to be seated at 8. Bar noise was deafening. Adequate selection of wines by the glass, and plenty of mixed drink choices. This is southern food with fresh, local... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Definitely go here with friends since the area can be sketchy at night. The wait staff was amazing and a great selection of wine. Definitely get the Italian. The fried cheese was wonderful but I wasn't too impressed with any of the pizzas. I would recommend the steak.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Thank goodness for the pizza we ordered as an appetizer. It was the only food item we ordered with any flavor. We also ordered the appetizer that has cheese fried over small pieces of potato. No flavor whatsoever. For our main courses, we ordered the roasted chicken that supposedly had garlic seasoning. Also had sweet onions on top. The chicken... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

To begin, we came here to treat an out of town friend that was visiting. The setup inside is very nice and makes a good first impression, however, when we sat, we ordered a nice bottle of wine that tasted vinegary and was corked. The waiter actually suggested it was corked when he opened the bottle. We asked the manager... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a shared dinner for two on a recent trip to Nashville for a conference.Padrones were delicious. Nice selection of beer and cocktails. The 'supreme' pizza was also very tasty for it's all vegetable toppings. Don't skip dessert - it's worth saving room for. Service was relaxed but attentive.

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Portland, Oregon
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263 reviews 263 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had dinner at City House with forty business associates. Neighborhood location, rooms main level and half-level up. Started with exceptional Oregon wines and prosciutto and english cheddar; excellent meal with four courses, three of types of pizza and a main course of chicken. All well-prepared and hot to the table. I'm looking forward to my next visit!

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nashville, tn
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Sunday night supper at City House is always enjoyable. It has a warm communal feel with friends laughing and eating. Always a great meal and a great deal of fun.

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