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Germantown Cafe

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1200 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2759 (Madison Street)
+1 615-242-3226
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Sun - Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great dinner that I had last evening. I enjoyed the coconut curry salmon with risotto; it was prepared perfect with just the right amount of seasoning. My husband had blackened shrimp and enjoyed it as well. The only warning that I have is to be sure to use the complimentary valet. We did not notice the sign so... More 

Thank dianec624
Spencer, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today my wife and I stopped by the Germantown Café looking for some good German food. To our surprise that was not the case. For GTown Café serves lunch and dinner. We were there for lunch and found the service to be excellent, the food very favorable and the atmosphere perfect for a couple or a group. I ordered the... More 

Thank not2yzsr
Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love, love, love!! I've never had a bad experience here and the view of the skyline is beautiful! I crave the coconut curry salmon they have on the dinner menu. Im not really a coconut fan but I absolutely love this! Prices are good if you are looking for a nice night out.

Thank DaniNicole5703
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I met for a brunch today and ended up at Germantown Cafe. While the food wasn't good, I was thankful for the good service. My friend ordered a french toast with some tea. I was hoping they would have some bakery items like a muffin that I could order, but there wasn't one on the menu, so... More 

Thank Jedrek D
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for brunch with friends and 2 small children. I have a gluten allergy and the waitress was very knowledgeable about allergens on the menu. Menu easily labeled with GF choices. I had the shrimp and grits which was excellent. My husband had the French toast which he loved. Clean plates all around. Would definitely recommend and come back... More 

Thank Ctyler706
Nashville, Tennessee
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a good place to have American "stylized" food. We have always been happy here, and returned often. It has been my wife and I, and also a large group once. One of the things that keep it from receiving 5 stars from me, is the service. Just adequate. Its not bad, just not top notch like some other... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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340 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and I went to Germantown Cafe recently for dinner. The restaurant is located in Germantown section of Nashville not far from downtown. It was restaurant week so it was busy. Server was newer - she mentioned that she has not opened many bottles of wine. We ordered quinoa cakes appetizer and they were very good. They forgot to... More 

Thank u2fan56
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99 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Good: French Onion Soup Bread Service Location & Ambiance Pasta Apple Pie So-So: Steak Not so Great: Sides with steak

Thank Kcjmiddle
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food is good and the portions are adequate, but the menu is pricey. I understand that is the nature of that area, but still a little to many $ for the bang you get.

Thank Ward54
Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

nothing bad on menu we all ordered something different and then shared and we all enjoyed everything!

Thank dschafe2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2759
    (Madison Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-242-3226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?