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The Catbird Seat

1711 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203-2701
+1 615-248-8458
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“perch” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1711 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203-2701
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent dishes with unique presentation. Good interaction with staff, but not enough seating space in the waiting hall since guests are being seated one group at the time. Wine list is limited also . Strongly recommended.

Thank Mozhdeh K
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most impressive tasting menus of 2017. Chef Ryan Poli and his crew have created a truly one-of-a-kind dining experiences that surpasses most of Michelin-starred restaurants in NYC (I'm from New York).

Thank sj09302018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We travel extensively, and this restaurant exceeds many gastro experiences we have had in major food destinations such as NY, Paris, Florence, etc. The menu was interesting but did not include "weird" food, just unusual combinations like roasted kelp on butternut squash with caviar, sunflower...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is one of the best restaurants in the country! It is worth getting up early to make a reservation 30 days in advance. The menu changes and is always amazing. The staff is excellent too. If you love food... YOU CANNOT GO WRONG!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

As a native San Franciscan and an Angelino (LA) for most of my life, food in SF and LA are world class. My wife and I have travelled extensively throughout western Europe and Japan and have had great meals in all of our travels. Nashville...More

Thank joesuzu1212
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The Catbird Seat was not only a phenomenal food experience, but the food was the best I have eaten in Nashville and probably one of the best meals I have had in my life! The chefs interacted with everyone at the table (22 seats total)...More

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the best meals and pairings I have ever had !!! The service , the chef , creativity of the food and open kitchen combines is what makes this restaurant a 5 star !!!!

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Came here while in town celebrating our 1 year wedding anniversary! Innovative and delicious with interesting drink pairings. Staff was very friendly and engaged during the she meal despite being hard at work. Well worth the difficult to get status!

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Another hard-to-get reservation. My wife was up a midnight one night and they were booked in about 10 minutes. Start out at the Patterson House downstairs for a pre-dinner cocktail. Then show up outside at your exact reservation time to be lead in, up an...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had to book seating for 2 a couple weeks in advance for a Thursday night. You will need to pay in advance and it's non refundable which didn't sit well with me but it's worth it! The chefs interact with you during the 6...More

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Sherry S
16 January 2018|
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6 August 2017|
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Response from tdellav | Reviewed this property |
They bring you in at the time of your reservation and if you buy the accompanying drinks they start you off with a glass while they prepare the food. If you get there prior to your reservation you can have a drink next door.
22 November 2016|
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Response from Alex K | Reviewed this property |
Upscale casual. Something you'd wear to a work party
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Haynes Area
  • Neighbourhood: Haynes Area
  • Phone Number: +1 615-248-8458
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