A quick alternative to fast food, with hand-patted burgers grilled over charcoal right in front of your very eyes. There are also turkey burgers, black bean burgers, beefalo burgers and veggie burgers, all of which are surprisingly tasty—particularly the spicy black bean. A chilled buffet case holds fresh accoutrements, including green leaf lettuce, tomato, onion, banana peppers and jalapeños.
This longtime 'cue slinger has changed little about its straightforward pork shoulder, short ribs and chicken and sides of sweet baked beans, coleslaw and potato salad. For that matter, little has changed about the décor of this hidden East Nashville joint. But since the rickety screened porch probably makes the 'cue taste that much better, what would be the point?
Nashvilles historic Cannery Row, off Eighth Avenue South in an old converted warehouse, lie the Mercy Lounge and the Cannery Ballroom, two of Nashvilles premier music venues. The second-story Mercy Lounge offers standing room for 500 people and features pool tables, a large bar and pinball machines. Downstairs sits the renovated Cannery Ballroom, a massive venue with standing room for 1,000. Since the 80s, The Lounge/Ballroom has welcomed some of the nations top touring acts, including Janes Addiction, Gregg Allman and Iggy Pop.
Family-friendly barbecue chain serving ribs, steaks, chicken and catfish.
Constructed on the former site of the flagship Houston's restaurant, Bricktop's fills the popular West End location with loaded kosher hotdogs, crab cakes, grilled artichokes, deviled eggs and banana splits. Houston's founder, co-owner and homeboy Joe Ledbetter mans the door of this clubby, leather-lined eatery.