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Etch Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Featuring an array of global flavors and decadent desserts by Chef Deb Paquette and Pastry Chef Megan Williams, Etch is located in the ground floor of the Encore tower in Nashville's SoBro district. The restaurant is equipped with two private dining rooms, a full bar and an open kitchen with bar-style seating, allowing guests to interact with Deb and her kitchen. Lunch and dinner are available Monday-Friday, as well as dinner on Saturday. In her 13 years as Chef/Owner of Zola, Deb received accolades for Nashville's best chef and Nashville's best restaurant multiple times. Nashville restaurants are many, but Etch sets itself apart with bold flavors and colorful presentations.
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $65
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I picked the restaurant based on reviews and a bit of research. No doubt the food is on point. Portions are not huge, but flavors are excellent and well food is beautifully presented. The restaurant suffers from lack of ambience. Basically you look out on...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank fifraser
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended by our hotel staff (21c Museum Hotel), was an excellent meal for our group of 4. Food, service, ambience, value all very good.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My adult family visited during the CMA weekend. We had reservations and found this a nice respite from the hustle outside all around downtown. The service was good and the restaurant had a nice wine list. I had the cobia for dinner which was delicious.My...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for choosing to dine at Etch during your recent trip to Nashville! We're delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your meal with us. I apologize if we were a tad hard to find-- we do also have a logo...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First Time in Nashville. It was an unexpected gem of a restaurant. Delicious Food, Great Service. Definitely 5 Stars

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I had dinner here for a special birthday celebration and the staff made it a special experience. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lingwong7
Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the recommendation! We appreciate you choosing to celebrate at Etch and love to hear that your dining experience with us was a memorable one. Please come back again soon! Allison Williams Etch

Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding cauliflower with three different sauces, all of which were delicious. The venison was an incredible mix of flavors.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mKaechele
Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's wonderful to learn that your recent visit to Etch was worthy of five stars. The roasted cauliflower is always a must! We appreciate your feedback and hope you'll return again soon! Allison Williams Etch

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch on 7/3/2019. It was down the street from our hotel, it looked interesting, it looked clean, it looked professional. This place had really, interesting food with thoughtful touches. It was very reasonable and the service and ambiance were just great. We had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Craig L H
Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig, Thank you for the five stars! It's wonderful to learn that your lunch visit to Etch was an enjoyable one. We hope you'll return to dine with us again the next time you're in Nashville! Allison Williams Etch

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nashville is fortunate to be able to showcase one of the countries indisputable top chefs. Etch is the place Deb Paquette has made internationally famous in the world of fine dining. Her creativity is unparalleled, her ingredients are married in ways I’d never before experienced....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mrstriper
Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate your recommendation and will be sure to pass along your praises to the Chef. Please come back and dine with us again soon! Allison Williams Etch

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner before going to the Symphony. Nice atmosphere & good food. Waiter was very nice and explained specials well. Will be back.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank crystalb310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a quiet,intimate dinner here with a long-time friend. We enjoyed cocktails and shared a brussels sprouts appetizer, which was delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive but not intrusive. I had the fish of the day and my friend had a lovely vegetarian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Cindy E
Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cindy, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to learn that you and your guest enjoyed a relaxing dinner at Etch. We hope you'll both return again for another cocktail in the near future! Allison Williams Etch

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March 28, 2018|
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Response from Wunder3 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you're wanting in a dining experience. Counter gives you prime view of all chef's preparations and cooking. It's performance art. Table is more intimate - and you'll definitely need a reservation!
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The Aquarium Restaurant. It's a steak and seafood restaurant that feature a giant aquarium in the seating area. Lots of other food options too. It's casual, it's open late, and the decor would appeal to teenagers and young... More
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