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Merchants Restaurant

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

SOUPS‏
7
Johnny Cash’s Iron Pot Chili
7
Tomato Bisque
7
Shrimp Corn Chowder
STARTERS
Half Order 5
Full Order 7
Duck Fat Tater Tots
Chipotle mayo, bearnaise, ketchup
5
Deviled Eggs
Pop’s sweet & spicy pickles
9
Fried Green Tomatoes
Spicy pepper jam, house pimento cheese
9
Wings
Dry rubbed,‏ sauce trio; house buffalo sauce, bbq, blue cheese
9
Guacamole
Lime, sea salt tortilla chips
9
Baked Cheese
Ooey, gooey, cheesy, yumminess
12
Smoked Salmon Patty
Panko, Dijon, lemon, dressed greens
10
Southern Fry
Catfish, shrimp,‏ dill pickles, okra
6
House Salad
Tomato, cucumber, lemon garlic vinaigrette
7
Iceberg Wedge
Bacon, tomato, blue cheese dressing
SALADS‏
14
Classic Cobb
Chicken, bacon, avocado, tomato, scallion, blue cheese, red wine vinaigrette
11
Greek Chopped Salad
Peppers, kalamata olive, feta, red onion, lemon garlic vinaigrette, celery, tomato, cucumber
12
Chicken-Salad
Apples, craisins, spiced pecans, honey dijon vinaigrette
14
Chicken +2
Salmon +2
Caesar
Chicken or salmon, romaine, shaved parmesan, olive oil croutons
15
Blackened Chicken +2
Salmon +2
Strawberry Salad
Blackened chicken or salmon, goat cheese, red onion, spiced pecans, strawberry vinaigrette
BURGER
11
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
On a Bun
Lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
12
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Cheeseburger
Choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
13
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Bacon Cheeseburger
Bacon, choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
10
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Vegetable Burger
Roasted corn, black beans, rice, lettuce, tomato, choice of cheese
SANDWICHES‏
11
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Soup n Sammy
White cheddar, smoked Gouda, crispy bacon, tomato soup, potato chips
14
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
BBQ Pulled Pork
Pulled pork, pop’s sweet pickle, cole slaw, fried onion strings, bbq sauce
15
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Grilled Salmon B.L.T.
Scottish salmon,‏ bacon, lettuce, tomato, basil mayo
14
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Blackened Catfish
Kentucky lake. Tennessee, lettuce, homegrown tomato, lemon caper aioli, pickled chow chow
12
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Turkey Club
Turkey breast,‏ bacon, Swiss, lettuce, tomato, basil mayo
13
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Grilled Chicken
Bacon, guacamole, mozzarella, mixed greens, tomato, & spicy ranch
ENTREES
15
Fish Tacos
Mahi-mahi, mojo, pico de gallo, jalapeno aioli, guacamole, slaw
15
Mac & Cheese
White cheddar, crispy bacon, tomato, scallion, roasted poblano
18
Chicken Fried Chicken
Smashed Yukon’s, garlic studded spinach, country gravy
19
8oz. Creekstone Flat Iron Steak +8
8oz. Filet Mignon +8
Steak Frites
8oz. Creekstone‏ flat iron steak or 8oz. Filet mignon, mixed greens, fries, classique . Bearnaise or house “m-57” sauce
18
Blackened Tilapia
Roasted corn, sweet potato pablano hash, chipotle aioli
19
Smoked Brisket
Music city rub, cornbread, cole slaw, chipotle sorghum BBQ
24
12oz. NY Strip
Smashed Yukon’s, sautéed jumbo mushrooms, house “M-57” sauce
18
Jambalaya
Chicken, andouille, jumbo gulf shrimp, spicy tomato Creole sauce, dirty rice
20
Sweet Tea Pork Loin
Pimento cheese grits, molasses glazed green beans, bourbon jus
BEER LIST‏
5
Yazoo Gerst Amber
5
Hap & Harry’s
5
Yazoo Hefeweizen
5
Yazoo Hop Project
5
Jackalope Thunder Ann
5
Pale Ale
5
Blackstone St. Charles Porter
5
Brooklyn Lager
5
Green Man Esb
5
Good People Brown Ale
TENNESSEE’S OWN
11
Corsair Reviver
Corsair gin, lillet blonde, orange liqueur, lemon, corsair red
11
Rock City Peach
American born moonshine, peach jalapeno syrup, lemon
11
Roughing It
Chattanooga 1816 reserve whiskey, smoked honey syrup, sassafras & sorghum bitters
11
Tennessee Mojito
Prichard’s peach‏ & mango rum, lime, mint, simple
11
Mad Hatter
Jack Daniel’s, lemon, simple, absinthe
HOUSE DRINKS‏
11
Bulleits on Broadway
Bulleit bourbon, berry marinade, lime, mint
11
Miss Atomic Bomb
Cava, St. Germaine, strawberry, rhubarb & rosemary syrup, lime
11
No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn
Four roses, punt e mes, espresso liquor, bitters
11
Save Me, Guadalupe
Maestro dobel diamond tequila, yellow chartreuse, grapefruit, peach bitters, mezcal rinse
11
She Sells Shiso
Ford’s gin, lime juice, shiso, ginger, bitters
11
The Botanist
Botanivore gin, St. Germaine, simple, mint, lemon, cucumber
CLASSIC COCKTAILS
11
Dark & Stormy
Gosling’s black seal rum, lime, velvet falernum, ginger beer
11
Champagne Cocktail
Cava, sugar‏ cube, angostura bitters
11
Blue Moon
Juniper green gin, creme de violette, lemon, simple
11
Hemingway Daiquiri
Prichard’s crystal rum, maraschino, lime, grapefruit
11
Moscow Mule
Prairie organic vodka, lime, housemade ginger beer
11
Sazerac
Wild turkey rye, simple, herb-saint, peychaud’s
11
Negroni
Tanqueray, campari, carpano antica, orange bitters
11
Old Fashioned
Bulleit bourbon,‏ simple, old-fashioned bitters
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews tater tots salmon blt baked cheese fish tacos deviled eggs fried green tomatoes peach cobbler sweet potato fries soup sandwiches chilli pulled pork ate downstairs first floor fine dining honky tonks heart of downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The reviews on this restaurant are 110% accurate! The friendly staff, the amazing food, fun downtown atmosphere....you can’t go wrong! We started with the wings and deviled eggs AHMAZING. My daughter had the soup and Sammie (grilled cheese and tomato soup) which was delish, and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tracye O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food. Great ambience! Great Location! Went for lunch when we arrived. Perfect spot on Broadway.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank amy l
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here as we arrived in Nashville. Started with the Tatertots fried in duckfat. They were great.. We all enjoyed our meals.. My daughter had Mac and Cheese just about every meal in Nashville and the best was here at the Merchants.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank VacationAdam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in late one afternoon for an early dinner/late lunch. We had the French dip, and the soup and Sammy. Food was very good. Service was also very good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CindiLouWho87
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've always eaten at the Bistro, so that's all I will reference. This restaurant is my favorite in Nashville! We make it a priority to eat there every trip there! The duck fat tots are the best (the small portion is way more than enough...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank amenteachtravels
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is absolutely wonderful at Merchants. We were able to get a table at the Bistro which is located on the first floor. We were greeted with a warm smile by the hostess and seated immediately. Then we were greeted with another smile by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stella L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In Nashville 1st time for baseball wanted to go downtown. Went with another family we both have 17 year olds decided to eat at Merchants the building has a lot of charm and character- there around 11:30-12ish waited 20 minutes to be seated - their...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MJR243
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife’s birthday here with 8 friends. The steak house is on the second floor.There is always a worry that the service and food will be spotty due to the size of the party. Not the case here! Matt our waiter handled the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Plymouth2010
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located right on Broadway,Merchants offers a nice break from the crowds.There are many items to choose from on the menu as. well as a full bar.Friendly staff and parking nearby.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank T4349TOinfo
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went in on Friday afternoon June 14th, a busy time but we were seated promptly. We were met with a friendly smile and a warm greeting. The staff were all very pleasant. We ordered appetizers and dinner. We were very unpleasantly surprised when our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Trek568243
February 10, 2018|
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Response from vacationhappylady | Reviewed this property |
I thought so, but there was no evidence of that.
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sherrywo
April 25, 2017|
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Response from VacationSleuth | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for the delay. Merchants is not known for live music, yet Nashville has plenty of nearby spots. I would suggest Robert's Western World.
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620nicolat
March 21, 2017|
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Response from 222gabrielej | Reviewed this property |
Not any more. We just ate there a few days ago and they no longer have outdoor seating. It’s now a parking lot.
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