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The 404 Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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BEGINNINGS
16
Housemade Burrata
salad of summer vegetables | lemon herb vinaigrette
15
Garden Gazpacho
tomato | cucumber | herbs | sourdough
14
Caesar Salad
smoked trout | trout roe | grana padano
10
Green Salad
kale | chard | pepitas | raspberries | burnt thyme vinaigrette
12
Roasted Beets
dill | barrel aged feta | pistachio | amaranth | orange
17
Scallop Toast *
avocado | lemon | crispy banana | mizuna
16
Crispy Frog Legs
pickled ramp alabama white sauce
16
Foraged Chanterelles*
anson mills farro verde | beet | mustard greens | schmaltz | egg yolk
PASTA
15
Frascatelli
peach & pork ragout | tomato | castle & key gin | grana padano | basil
17
Cavatelli
lamb | grana padano | pecan | ramps | benton's ham
16
Gnudi
chestnut mushrooms | san marzano tomato | basil
MAINS
25
Confit Duck Leg
killed lettuces | pickled radish | duck fat | ramps
26
Braised Rabbit Hoppin' John
carolina gold rice | sea island red peas | baby carrots
24
Home Place Pastures Pork T-Bone
herbed polenta | pistachio | dandelion greens | lemon agrumato
29
Pan Seared Trout
benton's ham | salt & vinegar potatoes | chow-chow
28
Halibut
purple hull peas | bicolor corn | sweet peppers
38
Black Angus Filet*
almond dukkah | burnt eggplant | snap beans | preserved lemon | mint
23
The 404 Burger
Bear Creek beef | Benton's bacon | american cheese | onions | lettuce | truffle | Duke's mayo | potato muffin
48
"Whole" Duck Fat Fried Smoked Chicken (serves 2-4)
duck fat fry | honey mustard | frank's hot sauce | buttermilk garlic
90
Bear Creek Farms 3 Day Tri-Tip* (serves 2-4)
charred onion | garden herbs
SIDES
10
Cast Iron Cornbread
anson mills cornmeal | grana padano | sorghum butter
8
Snap Beans
almond dukkah | lemon | mint
16
Whole Cauliflower
benne tahini sauce | lime | za'atar | parsley
8
Summer Squash
goat cheese | bread crumbs | chili flake
About
Located in the Gulch neighborhood of Nashville, The 404 Kitchen offers a modern take on classic European cuisine, with an emphasis on local, seasonal fare. The restaurant's bar program, which offers unique cocktails, rare and unusual wines, and one of the largest whiskey selections in the south, earned The 404 Kitchen a spot on Travel + Leisure's list of the best whiskey bars in America and a nod at the best whiskey bar in Tennessee from Thrillist. A semi-finalist in The Best New Restaurant category of the 2014 James Beard Awards, one of the Best New Restaurants in the South in Southern Living, and The Nashville Scene Writer's Choice for Best Restaurant, The 404 Kitchen accommodates guests
PRICE RANGE
$19 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Four of us went out last minute for an early birthday celebration. I had tried to get in a few weeks ago but the time I had wanted was booked so I was surprised we were able to book a Saturday evening with no problem....More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank billf563
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so happy that you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us, Bill F. It is fantastic to hear that you appreciated our selections and enjoyed memorable flavors from start to finish! Thank you for your thoughtful review, and we sincerely look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooftop service overlooking the Gulch. Extremely well curated wine list and a variety of sized entrees allowing us to try multiple dishes. The cornbread and scallop toast were both memorable.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank paloulover
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Paloulover! Thank you for being our guest and for sharing your 404 Kitchen experience here on Trip Advisor. Our cornbread and scallop toast are two of our house specialties, and we are thrilled you found them to be memorable! We are very glad you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to 404 for a night out downtown with my daughter. The waiter and service was great! The food was also good, very consistent across all 3 of our entrees. Although good, the price paid for very small portions was a disappointment. My daughter...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank darrenw903
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello DarrenW, What a lovely night out with your family! Thank you for being our guests. It sounds like you enjoyed delicious dishes across the board and wonderful service - just what we strive for. We apologize that you were dissatisfied with your portion size....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because this was a business dinner, I did not choose 404 Kitchen and was not sure what to expect. What a pleasant surprise! The menu was varied with something for every taste. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful, answering all our questions. Favorite...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank susangT922VG
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for being our guest and for your thoughtful review. Your appreciation for every aspect of your visit, including selections, attentive service, and amazing dishes, has the whole team smiling. We are thrilled to have exceeded your expectations and look forward to your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were drawn to try the 404 kitchen because of menu items shown online. When we arrived at the restaurant the patio was empty, but the hostess who didn’t bother to look up from her screen to greet us told us we couldn’t sit there....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lakegirl621
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello lakegirl621, Thank you for being our guest and for your feedback. You did not experience The 404 Kitchen as we intended and we sincerely apologize. Will you will be kind enough to help us pinpoint what went wrong both in communication and in your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Nashville for a long weekend, we stopped by for desert and drinks on a Saturday night. The hostess that met us at the door did a great disenfranchised sort of greeting that made you feel like you might be bothering her. One of her...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mylze2Go
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mylze2Go, Thank you for being our guest and for your review. We appreciate hearing that both the desserts and cocktails were delicious, but we are very concerned that you did not receive the warm hospitality that we strive for. Your comments are taken to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday. All the staff signed a card. Really nice touch. Excellent service and food. Tri tip easily fed 4.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MTAAK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal on a Tuesday evening as a nice respite from a conference. We reserved outdoor seating and it turned into a perfect night for decompressing over excellent cocktails and delicious meals. We each had burrata salads (the cheese was a little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ejospe
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This really does sound like a perfect evening, ejospe! Who could ask for more than a beautiful night and delicious flavors from start to finish? We are delighted that you joined us. Thank you for your fantastic description and enthusiastic recommendation. We hope you will...More

Reviewed June 3, 2019

We almost didn't go because the menu looked so limited, but thankfully we kept our reservation. 5 of us all had different items and each one was uniquely delicious! I definitely suggest the gnudi's but you can't go wrong here. Our server was wonderful and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Shermaine G
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2019

Thanks, Shermaine, for giving us a try despite feeling our menu looked limited. We feel that our menu touches all the flavor profile bases, and has something for everyone. We are so glad that each of your guests tried something different and were delighted with...More

Reviewed June 3, 2019

Service shines at this otherwise ordinary restaurant. The sauteed mushrooms app may have been the best of the lot, with the green salad quite a bit behind. There was nothing special about the amberjack entree and the "Pork T-bone" was disappointing- thin, dry and lacking...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank EastVillageDenizen
MattB6383, General Manager at The 404 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2019

Hello EastVillageDenizen, We are truly sorry that your 404 Kitchen visit was not outstanding in every way. Thank you for bringing your less than perfect experience to our attention, for what you have described is not the type of visit we want for our guests....More

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