Did you know that Nashville is renowned not just for music, but also food and drink? People come from all over the world to experience great flavors at foodie hubs like Urban Grub in Nashville. There are countless beloved restaurants in Music City, but this spot in the 12 South neighborhood has a special place in our hearts (and stomachs). Here are the reasons why you need to pay this place a visit next time you’re in Nashville!
Here, the culinary scene is always bustling. If Urban Grub in Nashville isn’t your style, there are plenty of other noteworthy eateries that are sure to grab your taste buds’ attention. If you need help deciding, our complimentary Nashville Travel Guide is packed with recommendations for Music City’s best restaurants! In addition, it lists our favorite boutiques, spas, museums, and outdoor adventures. Download your free copy today and start planning your next Nashville vacation.
Why You Need to Dine Like a Local at Urban Grub in Nashville
1. The Layout is One of a Kind
Urban Grub in Nashville is unlike any casual fine dining spot you’ve ever visited. The building itself is a thoughtfully renovated car wash in Nashville’s up-and-coming 12 South district. The unique design of this warmly lit restaurant lends itself to rustic elegance; guests cozy up in rounded booths next to stone fireplaces. There’s both indoor and outdoor seating, and the restaurant’s beer garden incorporates both. If you sit in the beer garden, you can see right into Urban Grub’s meat-curing room, where delicious plates are prepared! Even larger parties can be accommodated in the covered gazebo outside.
2. The Innovative Southern-Fusion Cuisine is Something Special
In terms of food, Chef Edgar Pendley boasts a diverse dinner menu with something for everyone. Whether you’re in the mood for something Southwestern like enchiladas or a country classic like shrimp and grits, you’ll find your favorite here. This is the place to be for meat lovers; the in-house curing room allows for the freshest of pork, goat, lamb, beef, and more. You can even enjoy fresh and innovative seafood bites at the restaurant’s full raw bar! If you’re more of an herbivore, worry not: Pendley offers a selection of salads made with locally grown produce.
Ever wished there was a place to get mouthwatering, high-quality food late at night? Urban Grub in Nashville has heard your plea. Their late-night menu features 12 delicious items including wood-fired oysters, their popular charcuterie platter, and a lobster BLT flatbread. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, brunch is served to bring you back to life from those late nights. If you’re lucky enough to secure a reservation at Urban Grub in Nashville for brunch, we recommend trying the Oskar eggs Benedict, chicken and waffles, or huevos rancheros enchilada.
3. The Craft Cocktails are Clever and Tasty
If you’re the kind of person who enjoys a creative cocktail, Urban Grub in Nashville will tickle your fancy. The drink menu features 14 innovative mixed drinks like the “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges,” “Rum the Jewels,” “Music City Mule,” and “Ali Cat.” Whether you prefer the taste of mezcal, vodka, rum, sherry, gin, or bourbon, this balanced selection is sure to put a smile on your face. Bonus tip: Sharing extremely large versions of these cocktails with friends is encouraged. There’s even a spot on the drink menu for those interested!
Stay Right Around the Corner from Urban Grub in Nashville
Why worry about driving to and parking at Urban Grub in Nashville when you can stay within walking distance? At Playlist Properties, we’re crazy about all things Music City, including great food. That’s why we offer beautiful accommodations in the 12 South neighborhood! Choose between our Urban Hotspot Stage A and Urban Hotspot Stage B, or reserve both for the ultimate large group getaway! Each brand new, 3-story rental home sleeps 10 in three spacious bedrooms and plenty of open living areas. In addition to featuring luxurious, chic details, these private rentals are close to everything Nashville has to offer.
Music City’s eclectic cuisine is calling. Will you answer? Check our availability and start planning your next Tennessee getaway!