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Germantown Cafe

1200 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2759
+1 615-242-3226
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (57 reviews)
“coconut curry” (26 reviews)
“salmon” (59 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
All hours
French, American, Cafe, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2759
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After waiting outside past opening time for the staff to open the door , we were worried that we may have made a wrong choice for our brunch . Luckily , in the end the food was good . Service was disappointing over all (...More

Thank debmak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did we make a RSVP? ummm, no, just a last minute decision to get brunch while in the area. No problem, a 15 minute wait on the bench acrossthe street before the text notice came in. Inside tables were not filled, but servers were scurryng...More

Thank Candace R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good meal, easy parking (and valet) and great atmosphere. Manager checked on us a couple times as well as the wait staff. Great service.

Thank rdonner2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Germantown Café for Sunday brunch. We were not disappointed. We were seated promptly at the time of our reservation. The waitress Bobbie was very friendly and efficient. We had the crab cakes eggs Benedict, which were excellent. The only negatives were...More

Thank Hawaii-Biker
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us for brunch. I had a la cart onion soup, bacon, scrambled eggs, English muffin for $3.00 each item. Soup was $6.95 but very tasty and traditional. Ladies had daily strada and omelette. One other in party had breakfast bowl which was fine....More

Thank pncboy85
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I went here for a mid-afternoon meal and a drink. At this time of day, midweek, there were no parking challenges. We were seated promptly and were waited on immediately. The food was excellent. Although the dining area was not crowded, the...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Another wonderful lunch at Germantown cafe. The onion soup is truly magnificent. The Swiss cheese lavishly dripping over the sides had been torched until there was a very, very, thin, buttery crusty topping, just made for crumbling into the soup or eating in little savory...More

1  Thank KCG1972
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Some friends treated me to brunch prior to our attending the Vanderbilt-Alabama football game. Our reservation was honored and we had a beautiful table near the window with a view of downtown Nashville. After a pitcher of mimosas, we enjoyed our meal. I had the...More

1  Thank CABrad
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I along with two old high school friends went to the Germantown Cafe last Saturday night. The restaurant was full but not "packed out". The service was slow which was not a problem since we had a lot of catching up to...More

1  Thank Jimbob44
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our group of 8 ordered several different entrees and everyone said that theirs was delicious. The service was excellent.

Thank benmart41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2759
    (Madison Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-242-3226
  • E-mail
Germantown Café has become a 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. Conveniently located just blocks north of downtown and LP Field, the Café is a perfect choice for a pre-theatre dinner, a casual night out on the town, or a brunch before the big game. And one look at the sleek and sexy interior lets you know it’s the perfect spot for extra-special occasions as well, with plenty of private dining space for just about any event. Germantown Café’s kitchen specializes in straightforward traditional cooking with a subtle twist—but don’t worry, there’s no fusion confusion on display here. Whether you choose the signature Plum Pork, a char-crusted New York strip with garlic mashers, or our plump, juicy crabcakes, you’ll lick your chops with every bite. Come see us for lunch, brunch, and dinner.
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