5 New Restaurants That Recently Opened

Poindexter Graduate Hotel
photo by Donna Vissman

1. Fable Lounge

Fable Lounge
photo by Donna Vissman

114 28th Avenue North, Nashville
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 5 p – 12:30 a, Friday & Saturday 5 p – 1:30 p

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Fable Lounge, a new speakeasy and cocktail bar, opened in Nashville’s West End neighborhood on Saturday, January 18.

They have an extensive beverage selection to excite any cocktail enthusiast. The menu offers everything from libations made with inspired seasonal ingredients to unique takes on quintessential classics. The talented team behind the bar will be serving up many local spirits, twists on favorites, Tennessee-local brews and more. To complement the beverages, the thoughtfully designed food menu features modern American comfort food with a fine dining twist and consists of shareable small plates, entrees, and desserts.

More information here.

2. Americana Taphouse

Americana Taphouse
photo by Donna Vissman

94 E Main Street, Franklin
Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 11 a – 9 p, Friday & Saturday 11 a – 10 p

Americana Taphouse officially opened in the former Puckett’s Boat House space in downtown Franklin. Serving lunch and dinner, the Americana Taphouse menu features Southern takes on American classics, with burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads and creative entrées, each dish thoughtfully curated to pair with the restaurant’s robust selection of craft beers.

More information here. 

3. Big Bad Breakfast

Big Bad Breakfast
photo from Big Bad Breakfast

5304 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville
Hours: Monday – Sunday 7 a – 2:30 p

This new spot serves one of our favorite meals of the day – breakfast. Chef John Currence is a New Orleans native who feels the same as us, breakfast is one of his favorite meals of the day. Naming his concept after a book of short stories titled Big Bad Love by longtime friend Larry Brown, the spot features breakfast favorites of omelets, biscuits, grits, bacon, bloody marys, and they even have lunch items of burgers and sandwiches.

More information here. 

4. Chopt

Photo: Chopt Facebook

2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30 a – 9 p and Sunday 10:30 a – 8 p

Chopt Creative Salad Co., the fast-casual restaurant that reimagined what a salad can be, recently opened its second Nashville location at The Mall at Green Hills.

Known for making a salad the center of the meal, Chopt will continue to feature quality and flavor through its 18+ scratch-made dressings made each day with no added preservatives, ranging from crowd favorite Mexican Goddess to vegan Lemon Tahini dressing, featuring Seed + Mill’s organic. Building on its popular Warm Bowls offering, fans will enjoy the newly released Know Better Bowls limited-edition menu which highlights the brand’s launch of Cauliflower Rice and two new bowls designed for the latest lifestyle eating trends.

More information here. 

5. Poindexter at Graduate Nashville

Poindexter Graduate Hotel
photo by Donna Vissman

101 20th Avenue North, Nashville
Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a – 8 p, Saturday & Sunday 7 a – 8 p

If you are headed to the Midtown area of Nashville, you have to make a stop at the newly opened Graduate Hotel. Inside the lobby hotel, you are greeted with a larger than life Minnie Pearl wall hanging, Dolly artwork, and the most amazing neon sign that once stood at a hotel in Columbia. The Poindexter cafe sits in the lobby where you can grab a cup of coffee, breakfast sandwich, and smoothies.

More information here