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Germantown Cafe

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1200 5th Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37208 (Madison Street)
(615) 242-3226
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely lunch

Lovely lunch in a cool part of town. We had just finished the Nash Trash Tour and driven by the cafe so decided to give it a try for lunch. Nice staff and good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Ann D
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely lunch in a cool part of town. We had just finished the Nash Trash Tour and driven by the cafe so decided to give it a try for lunch. Nice staff and good food.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent ambience, just wonderful. Three courses each, one meat eater, one pescatarian, and one vegetarian, and every dish was lovely: from rich onion soup, to mac and cheese, salmon and coconut curry with risotto, steak with duck fat smashed potatoes and then the apex of the meal, key lime pie and creme brulee. A faultless evening... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I am just getting back from an amazing dinner at The Germantown Cafe. What a wonderful gem. This was the best food we had in Nashville. Everything is creative and freshly made. As a vegetarian, there were plenty of options for me but plenty of options for meat-eaters too. The absolute best item may have been the bread that looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We dined here with local friends - it was the first time for all of us. We all enjoyed our meal and the overall atmosphere of Germantown Cafe. Don't let the "cafe" in the title fool you; this is really an upper-scale hip bistro without the pretentious feel. When we arrived the bar was hopping with young professionals enjoying after... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stopped in for a cocktail and found this place to be a pleasant surprise!!! Next time we are in town, we will try out the restaurant. We would highly recommend stopping in for their Happy Hour...the staff is friendly and the sangria was delicious!!!

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We needed a place that opened at 10am on a Sunday so we gave this place a shot. We had intended to go to Silo, but they didn't open until 10:30am. The ambiance is so-so. The service so-so. The food was tasty though. I had the strata over grits. The french toast was a strawberry - banana flavor and really,... More 

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Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We enjoyed our meals at this quaint restaurant. I ordered the quinoa with grilled vegetables. I loved it!! Good service, good food!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

After hearing this name come up several times around town, my boyfriend and I decided to give it a try for brunch. There wasn't a table ready so they told us to sit at the bar and wait. We desperately wanted a glass of water after walking in the Nashville heat to get there. The bartender never once smiled at... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Quaint dining experience with fresh food, friendly staff, and superb cocktails. My favorite pick for a place to go in this part of Nashville.

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Chandler, AZ, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We took our team of 8 here for dinner this week. They had a little valet outside and some free parking in walking distance. There is a bar on one side and dinner seating on the other. We ordered appetizers, drinks, and dinner.

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Additional Information about Germantown Cafe

Address: 1200 5th Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37208
Phone Number: (615) 242-3226
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French, American, German, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 5th Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37208
    (Madison Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: (615) 242-3226

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American, German, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?