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Little Octopus

505 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4027
+1 615-454-3946
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
505 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4027
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was very good, service equally as enjoyable. I will say though for 2 people, 175$ meal including tip was ridiculous. The portion size for the price was not worth it.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend and it was wonderful! The mushrooms and ceviche trio were our favorites! The vibe here is very hipster and trendy.

Thank llorenztibbs
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the ceviche(s). The mushrooms were ok - too much pepper. The chicken is definitely worth trying. However, what drives me mad is a restuarant that claims to have wagyu meat and they clearly don't. This place advertises a wagyu beef dish and...More

Thank cjtibbs
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

At at the chefs table and had a great meal...highlight was the ceviche...this was a whole new level!...everything else was tasty too :)

Thank tom t
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

When our Nashville friends invited us to join them at a restaurant with the word Octopus in the name, we were skeptical. My wife’s memory took her immediately back to Japan. Or, as she describes, “our constant search for food that doesn’t wiggle, jiggle, or...More

Thank tderham2017
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We walked right in on a Saturday and enjoyed 4 different breakfast entrees all of them were extra tasty. The wait staff (Trevor) was pleasant, knowledge about the menu, AND local music options. I would walk past all the lines for breakfast in the Gulch...More

Thank maureenm588
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a healthy dinner spot and came across little octopus. It was such a treat! The interior of the restaurant is inviting, modern and fresh. The food also screams modern and fresh! It is modern small and big share...More

Thank Haihe
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We went for Saturday brunch. It was amazing! We shared the cornbread. You must try the cornbread. It's sweet and tangy with a lovely burst of lime. We also shared the grilled sweet corn, another lovely complex dish with citrus and creamy alongside the corn....More

Thank greengirl68
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very impressed by the wide selection of vegetarian and vegan options at Little Octopus. We have Sunday Brunch there - including bottomless mimosas and a variety of tasty dishes. I loved their avocado toast and spicy cauliflower sandwich. Very tasty options and the $16 bottomless...More

Thank SaucyOne
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Friends and I had lunch here today and I have to say it is a lovely find in Nashville. While we were excited to have some Nashville hot chicken, smoked ribs, pulled pork, etc. during our trip, it was also great to find this spot...More

Thank bokalil
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June 8, 2017|
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Response from Otaku S | Property representative |
Hi there / valet is only offered at dinner but there are multiple pay lots within a few hundred feet of the front door. Closest is right behind us. You turn up the street corner with Two Old Hippies and Turnip Truck. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $100
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-454-3946
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FEEL GOOD FOOD AND DRINK OUR FOOD Vegetable driven family style menu inspired by eclectic California cuisine. Little Octopus believes that food should make you feel good, and that feeling starts from the inside out. We take pride in being a vegetable driven, locally conscious place to dine. We source the most sustainable options available to us, because caring for our planet drives the choices on our menu. We work closely with farmers and fisherman to buy only what is in season and readily available. OUR DRINK Classics driven and always conscious, the beverage program is driven by ingredients and ideas from our kitchen such as drinking vinegars made from citrus and herbs to a natural wine program that is affordable and fun. OUR SPACE Built by the incredible Design, Bitches of Los Angeles, this dynamic female duo were about to transport the vibe and feel Santa Monica Bay at sunset to us here in Nashville. The LO space is simple, it's inventive and it makes you feel good. Just like
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