Germantown Cafe

Café, Bar, and American Restaurant$$$$
Nashville
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  • Eboni
    "The shrimp and grits is absolutely DELICIOUS!!"(4 Tips)
    Jason D.
    "amazing view of the Nashville skyline"(3 Tips)
    Shea A.
    "Very cheesy and delicious french onion soup!"(8 Tips)
    Kyle R.
    "best brunch in town by ordering the Chirizo &Sweet Potato Hash."(2 Tips)
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  • Design*Sponge
    Design*SpongeAugust 3, 2014
    For a stunning view of the Nashville skyline, head to Germantown Café. Straightforward, fresh cuisine with an upscale twist and affordable prices. The Sunday brunch is my favorite. Read more
  • Jason D.
    Jason DargavellJanuary 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    reliable fixture on Nashville's dining scene by offering fresh, creative cuisine at reasonable prices, as well as a fully-stocked bar and an amazing view of the Nashville skyline
  • GourmetLive
    GourmetLiveFebruary 10, 2012
    Food Blogger Kristin of Chi-Chi Studio Designs recommends Germantown Café. “I can never say no to the squash fritters with buttermilk cream, the braised lamb shank, or steak Benedict.”
  • Carolina R R.
    Carolina R RiethAugust 31, 2014
    Pork belly tater tots, plum pork and the warm apple pie were great! The dinner rolls are amazing!! Service is great!!
  • Theresa R.
    Theresa RoldanApril 3, 2016
    Loved the food and waitress. The bread for the table was AMAZING -basically dough covered in cinnamon sugar. Shrimp and grits were also on point!
  • Jeannger G.
    Jeannger G.September 29, 2013
    This place is a MOST be in your Sunday .. Amazing service, food, dessert. The Baileys cheese cake AWESOME! Thumbs up for this place.
  • Tracy L.
    Tracy LapointeMay 18, 2014
    Black bean quinoa cakes...just enough kick! yummy. Grab a window table and watch the street scene before the city lights ;)
  • M J.
    M JFebruary 20, 2013
    French onion soup is amazing! Save room for desserts, they are fresh and decadent.
  • Lily
    LilyAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the French onion soup. It's some of the best I have had outside of Paris.
  • Justine
    JustineFebruary 18, 2014
    Pork belly tots, Diablo cocktail, dinner rolls are to die for
  • Kyle R.
    Kyle ReedJune 1, 2014
    Get the best brunch in town by ordering the Chirizo &Sweet Potato Hash. You will love it.
  • Prasant A.
    Prasant AkunuriDecember 16, 2012
    The crab cakes are money, the service was great, the curry was awesome
  • Lori S.
    Lori ShullMarch 11, 2012
    Start with the Germantown strudel, end with the red velvet cheesecake
  • Shea A.
    Shea AntoinetteJune 12, 2013
    Very cheesy and delicious french onion soup! A must-have.
  • Robbie V.
    Robbie VaughanJanuary 29, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Open seating in bar area if no tables are available in the dining area.
  • Jeff ..
    Jeff .March 7, 2014
    French onion soup was the best I have ever had. While the fish was great, the risotto was below average.
  • Joy J.
    Joy Jamal Eddine3 weeks ago
    Coconut Curry Salmon is delicious! Delicious balanced flavors.
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MartellottiFebruary 4, 2012
    The crab cake Benedict with pepper jack grits are awesome!
  • Isaac G.
    Isaac GvSeptember 29, 2013
    Everything is great but the cream brule is just wonderful :D
  • Mengers
    MengersJanuary 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Crab cakes! Also request a table with a view of the Nashville skyline
  • Justin T.
    Justin ThrelkeldFebruary 21
    Nice selection of wine + $5 happy hour drinks and appetizers till 7
  • Joe P.
    Joe PetersJuly 14, 2013
    The rolls...get, the rolls.
  • Matt F.
    Matt FowlerSeptember 8, 2013
    Sunday Brunch doors open at 10:30
  • Liz P.
    Liz ParkerMay 13, 2014
    Expect a long wait ... so make a reservation. The beignets are good but aren't Nola-style.
  • John G.
    John GibbonsJuly 18, 2010
    Possibly the best French Onion soup I have ever had! Must try if you are a fan of French Onion Soup.
  • Eboni
    EboniNovember 20, 2011
    The shrimp and grits is absolutely DELICIOUS!!
  • Makaili H.
    Makaili HodgeDecember 27, 2012
    Really good... try the fried green tomatoes!
  • Caro
    CaroApril 20, 2015
    Shrimp and grits are delicious
  • Dani H.
    Dani HowellAugust 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brunch in town. Love the Beignets!
  • Meme S.
    Meme SmithSeptember 1, 2016
    The food is GOOD. Definitely overrated! Expensive for no reason. I liked it but don't think I would return.
  • Weilyn
    WeilynNovember 8, 2015
    Crab cakes & escargot 👍🏼
  • Keri K.
    Keri K.April 18, 2016
    Never had a bad meal here
  • Ann B.
    Ann BuchananMay 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Sunday Brunch is always nice
  • Alyson W.
    Alyson WoodsNovember 19, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Eat the shrimp and grits for brunch and then roll yourself out the door.
  • Chad M.
    Chad MartinJune 19, 2015
    Great crab cake and grits
  • Barbara H.
    Barbara HollandJuly 1, 2016
    Fries Green Tomato Club!
  • Jason S.
    Jason SmothersAugust 28, 2011
    Try the va JJ it's wonderful!!
  • Sriram R.
    Sriram ReddyNovember 20, 2011
    Good beignets and bloody Mary's
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SlyJanuary 3, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    French onion soup is the best!!!
  • Jenni L.
    Jenni LeedsNovember 20, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Shrimp & Grits dish at Sunday brunch is fantastic. Read more
  • Jen W.
    Jen WilkinsJuly 1, 2011
    Jason makes a delicious pear martini.
  • Jim H.
    Jim HeffnerJuly 21, 2011
    Tomato pesto cream sauce w/chicken=delicious.
  • Steve C.
    Steve ClemensJuly 17, 2013
    Great food!
  • Rich K.
    Rich KalonickOctober 8, 2011
    Best German food ever
  • Greg M.
    Greg MitchellMarch 15, 2013
    Always good!!
  • Dywuan B.
    Dywuan BrownOctober 4, 2011
    Great lunch specials!
  • Chris S.
    Chris SharpeJanuary 17, 2010
    The French Onion soup is awesome.
  • Kate O.
    Kate O'NeillNovember 25, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the Green Plate! It's delish.
  • Nashville Geeks
    Nashville GeeksJuly 6, 2010
    Look for @kateo at the bar chillin after work.
  • Nick T.
    Nick TateDecember 2, 2009
    eat crabcakes
  • Hadley M.
    Hadley MackinOctober 8, 2010
    Way overrated.
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