Bartender/entertainment booker/musician Jamie Rubin owns this cozy East Nashville interpretation of a neighborhood pub. Hungry diners will want to try the hefty shepherds pie, available in a meat and a vegetarian version, or the roasted chicken with roasted garlic gravy and mashed potatoes. Live music is featured nightly.
Completed in 1892, home to the Union Gospel Tabernacle &, from 1943 to 1974, home to the Grand Ole Opry. "Revival at the Ryman: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Ryman Renovation," in the 5th Ave. Backstage tours & live CD recordings now avail. Hours: 9 am-4 pm daily. $8 adults, $4 ages 4-11.
Corned beef on rye. Whitefish. Latkes. Knishes. Chopped liver. Noodle pudding. Food just like mama used to make, if your mama was Mrs. Lowenstein, or Mrs. Seinfeld. Noshville isn’t just a clever play on words—“nosh” is Yiddish for “eat”—it’s a genuine New York-style delicatessen featuring 6-inch-high sandwiches and classic Jewish comfort food in a casual, cosmopolitan diner setup. Two locations.
It's a drinkin' thing at the original midtown Red Door and its East Nashville sibling, Red Door East. These anti-fancy joints pay homage to PBR, Harleys, cigarettes, Polish sausage and Jaegermeister -- get with the program or get yer butt out. Serving lunch daily: customers can chow down on seven different types of steamed sandwiches, including a Reuben, a turkey Reuben, Red Door sub and veggie sub.