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Germantown Cafe

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1200 5th Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37208 (Madison Street)
(615) 242-3226
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Germantown Cafe paved the way for Germantown. They were amongst the first to open there and open right ! Love all there food and drinks ! They use to have this Pink Diamond martini that could send you to the moon ! Lovely place to eat and drink for lunch or dinner !

Thank Karen C
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick decision on a Sunday morning to sort out a new location for breakfast off the normal path. This fits the bill and exceeded expectations. Becky served with all the style and southern charm you would ever expect paying attention to each and every customer. The meal was perfectly sized portions made up from fresh selections. The bread was... More 

Thank Randy C
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times now and would recommend for both tourists and locals. There is valet parking and local parking available.

Thank ptomomKansas
Fort Myers, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recall what the others in our foursome ordered but I ordered the sirloin entree. While we were ordering, I reached for my napkin and unfolded it. I large dead insect fell out and landed on the floor. I notified the waitress who whisked away the insect and the napkin which was then replaced. My sirloin was requested to... More 

Thank Jack P
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ran in for a quick brunch that did not disappoint. had the steak & eggs, cooked & seasoned perfectly. mimosas & bloody marys were awesome! not a long wait time which was also a bonus.

Thank mfrank09
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In all my years of going to this restaurant , it is always great. We went for my sons Birthday and did Saturday brunch and it was fabulous.

Thank monty1915
Nashville, Tennessee
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458 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great!!! The meatballs, served in a skillet were absolutely delicious. Entrees come with a salad and the side that come with the dishes are nicely portioned and generous. We had the chicken and plum pork and they both were really good. Key lime pie for dessert is the real deal, not that green color but the way... More 

Thank Patty B
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Super quick seating for lunch, service was very nice. Had the chicken salad and fruit, which was great! Even saw a celeb.. Sat right next to us.

Thank Ejlane18
Spokane, Washington
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Our friends chose this restaurant for the delicious food, atmosphere, service, and ability to hear one another during the meal. Oh yes, and the desserts. I'll get back to that in a minute. We appreciated vallet service. Our reserved table was ready. We were quickly welcomed, given beverages and told of the dinner specials. My hubby had the Crab Cakes.... More 

Thank Carol W
Largo, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Excellent plum pork and salmon with fresh vegetables and salad in a pleasant environment, away from the craziness of downtown Nashville but still within walking distance of downtown.

Thank bobvgf2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, French
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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