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102 19th AVE South, Nashville, TN 37203
615-320-7176
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Ranked #34 of 1,709 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: For 26 years, a top ranked locally and nationally casual fine dining destination just off West End, offers iconic lunch and dinner signature dishes, Contemporary American cuisine and the finest local and seafood / beef / veal ingredients. Superlative service is by a veteran hospitality staff of professionals. Midtown Cafe offers free shuttle service from downtown hotels and to local performance venues including Bridgestone, Ryman, Schemerhorn, TPAC after dinner with reservations. A fantastic wine list includes 40+ glass selections and 150 bottles, and a multi-course "Tasting Menu" that changes nightly and is available a la carte.
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Clearwater/Tampa Bay Florida
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140 reviews 140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

What a hidden treasure. Midtown Cafe is a small restaurant located a mile or so from downtown Nashville. We were staying around the corner and wanted something close to the hotel - boy were we lucky to have chosen this place. The food was amazing - one of the best meals we have had in a restaurant! We started with... More

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Gadsden, Alabama
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went to Midtown prior to a TPAC show with friends. I had no idea Midtown does this cool little shuttle to TPAC and the symphony. Just valet, eat and ride then come back to your car. COOL. But what keeps me coming back is the food! We had a party of 14 and one waitress. GROAN. But they were... More

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Kent, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Midtown Café is a nice place a mile or two from downtown Nashville. The atmosphere is not outstanding, it's ok. The service and the food, however, is outstanding. We were there on a Wednesday night, so we did not have a problem getting in without a reservation. I had the Roasted Pork Tenderloin, with Asparagus and Risotto. It was... More

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We ate there for lunch and loved it so much we brought two more couples with us that night for dinner. They all raved about their food! I had deelish crab cakes. Salmon was great...Osco Bosca was raved about.. Chicken Piccate was divine. I wanted to order the chicken croquettes again for dinner that I had for lunch, but they... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went Tuesday night with some work colleagues. There was no wait for a table. The menu had a lot of great choices including a variety of tasting menus. (Not a variety of items, but you can choose if you want 2-3-5 courses with or without wine pairings.) They had a lot of great wines by the glass. Ordered the salmon... More

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Greenwich, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The biscuits will not Loveless to the ground. It great variety of Wine, Local Crafted Beers and many selections off the menu for food. I doesn't look like much on the outside but is nicely decorated on the inside.

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NJ Shore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food was awesome and good choices. We were accomodated despite not having a reservation on a busy Friday night. Great service here!

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Nashvillle
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358 reviews 358 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dinner at Midtown Café is always an enchanting experience. Whether it's a festive group of 8 enjoying dinner during restaurant week or a romantic birthday dinner for 2, the evening is certain to exceed your expectations. When going to a symphony, TPAC or Ryman event, Midtown Café provides a complimentary shuttle that drops you off at the door and picks... More

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Sherman Oaks
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Been around for a very long time. Not modern or flashy just good food with good service. Centrally located to midtown, Vanderbilt University and the West End.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

These folks do it right every time! I am a native of Nashville and always recommend this one to travelers visiting my city. the email and thank me for the tip.

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Additional Information about Midtown Cafe

Address: 102 19th AVE South, Nashville, TN 37203
Phone Number: 615-320-7176
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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