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Etch Restaurant

) #4 of 1,730 Restaurants in Nashville $$$$ American, International,
303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
+1 615-522-0685
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Went with the recommendations of waiter, Matt, and wasn't disappointed! Gotta try the cauliflower app! Delicious! Awesome twist to the margarita! Worth the visit if you like something a little different from the touristy Nashville affair.More

Thank Christy H
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

Hi Christy, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. I'm pleased to know that Matt treated you so well, and that his suggestions were well received; I will pass your compliments along to him. We appreciate your kind endorsement. It's nice to take a...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016

It has a very hip vibe and it promised to be great but there were some really annoying issues. They had run out of champagne after a busy weekend, which meant that the celebratory fizz from our meal fell a little flat. The food was...More

1  Thank KJo80
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Hello, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. I am sorry to hear that the dinner fell short of expectations. We never want our guests to feel rushed or unwelcome in any way, but it sounds like our decision to serve your table prior...More

Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is one of those dining experiences where you know all of the money was well spent because there is no way you would ever be able to cook anything this perfect at home. I was blown away by the flavors of the various dipping...More

Thank Amanda L
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Hi Amanda, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. We strive to create a multi-sensory experience, and your kind feedback reinforces our diligence and hard work. Per reservations: yours is a valuable suggestion for other diners. Thank you for taking the time to write....More

Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

So the server tells us they are known for their cauliflower and that it is the best in the world. I tell her that is a pretty low bar because I am not aware of anyone else claiming the title. Because really, who cares about...More

Thank bigwavedave15
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2016

Hi Dave, Thank you for dining with us at Etch. I am delighted to hear you almost stabbed a person for a last bite, and I assure you the rest of the staff will respect and appreciate your doggedness when I share your feedback! We...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016

I knew by the reviews that we had to come here so we did! You must get the cauliflower appetizer. The flavors, trust me (and all the hundreds of reviewers). I got the fish and the combination of flavors and noodles, it was unpredictable and...More

Thank Jens871
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Thank you for recently dining with us at Etch. It sounds like you and your husband went for the full experience, and we're so glad you enjoyed everything! Your note about reservations is very helpful; we do highly recommend calling ahead, and the restaurant fills...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016

I enjoyed a night of experimental music pairings with delightful dishes and wine. An incredible experience I would do again multiple times. The chef and crew are amazing with their imagination and talent. I cannot praise this establishment enough.More

Thank 283shirleyw
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Thank you for dining with us at Etch. I'm loving your photos! Special paired dinners are an opportunity to stretch our creative muscles a bit further, and I'm glad our eccentricity was well received. Your praise and feedback reinforce the diligence of our staff, and...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Words fall short of accurately describing the impeccable service (thanks to Justin) and the amazing presentation of delicious food (thanks to Chef Deb Paquette, Zak and team). We will be back on our next visit to Nashville.More

3  Thank Pam P
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Hi Pam, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. We appreciate your kind words about our cuisine and staff. I will be sure to pass your accolades along. Thank you for taking the time to reach out. We would love to see you again...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

First food pit stop in Nashville, it's a winner. Service full of knowledge and charm , excellent wine list to suit all budgets and a menu to excite the most ardent foodies. This restaurant jumped to the top of our list on our road trip...More

1  Thank vickyw870
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Hi Vicky, Thank you for visiting Etch on your recent trip to Nashville. We certainly put a great deal of pride in what we do, and are glad to know our eclectic spirit is well received. There's a little something for everyone at Etch, and...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Etch is a fantastic gem in Nashville. Superb cocktails and amazing food. There can be a wait, so be sure to get reservations.More

Thank HRHMoseley
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. We appreciate your kind endorsement of our restaurant as a "fantastic gem," and strive to continue to raise the bar even higher! Reservations are always recommended, as the restaurant can fill up very quickly. Thank you for...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016

We are Nashvillians who love great food and wine, and Etch doesn't disappoint. we've eaten there on numerous occasions, including lunch and dinner, and enjoy the changing and creative menu, the thoughtful wine list, and the fresh, beautifully plated dishes. The only drawback we have...More

Thank MizBarron
Amerigo_Etch, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2016

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visits to Etch! We love hearing that you are frequenting our restaurant on a regular basis. I am, however, sorry to hear that we have provided slow service on more than one occasion. We do typically...More

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Amy I
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Traveledd_one | Reviewed this property |
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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ChristiaEmory
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Response from 283shirleyw | Reviewed this property |
There is a small bar area at the front of the restaurant. The only University Club I know of is at Vanderbilt University near the football stadium.
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ChristiaEmory
September 9, 2016|
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Response from ChowHoundToo | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar at Etch. There are also many bars within walking distance of Etch. The University Club in located on Vanderbilt 's campus, about a 10 min taxi/Uber ride from Etch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
    (3rd AVE.)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-522-0685
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Description
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.
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