About Midtown Cafe
Nashville, TN 37203
Midtown Cafe offers a casual, affordable, fine dining atmosphere with fresh seafood, prime steak, lamb, veal featuring 40 wines by the glass and 150 selections. Located just off West End at 102 -19th Ave S in the Vanderbilt / Music Row / Midtown / Medical Center neighborhood. 29+ years of quality products prepared and served by caring professionals.
Now open weekdays for Breakfast 7am - 2:30pm. Self-parking 7am-10:30am
Valet starting at 10:30am
Southern, Contemporary American, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday 7am -2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2.30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:30pm-9pm & Friday / Saturday 4:30pm - 10pm
Between West End & Broadway
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
No live entertainment.
No offsite catering.
Self parking for breakfast weekdays 7am -110:30am. Valet only lunch & dinner. Paid parking in adjacent lots.
At 19th & West End 50 yards from building.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
email owner / proprietor Randy Rayburn at Randy@sunsetgrill.com
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Midtown Cafe Ratings and Reviews
We visited during Nashville Restaurant W ...
We visited during Nashville Restaurant Week and were very pleased. The shrimp and grits we had as the appetizer had amazing flavor! The meal itself was excellent and the service was perfect (very attentive but not at all intrusive). The small negative for us was the ambiance. The space is not very large and tables are quite close together - in some cases literally inches apart. When the restaurant is busy as it was the night we visited, it can become a bit noisy and with an adjoining table of guests practically on top of you it can be difficult to have a private conversation. For us however, the quality of the meal and the service outweighed the noise and tight space and we will definitely go back.
I grew up in the same small town as Rand ...
I grew up in the same small town as Randy, and his admiration and respect for local, traditional ingredients shines brightly. The Midtown Café is a very special place. The food has always been outstanding. I was there for Restaurant Week dinner (~$55 for one drink and three-course prix-fixe, including tax and gratuity) and really enjoyed the shrimp and grits as well as the mahi-mahi. The Kahlua tiramisu was good, but nothing special. Overall, Midtown is an incredible spot to enjoy a nice lunch or a cozy dinner. Highly recommended in all respects.
Midtown has been the gold standard for g ...
Midtown has been the gold standard for great food and great service for years. The staff is attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. It is the go-to spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A special feature is free transportation to events downtown following dinner. It has been my special place for as long as I can remember.
I went to midtown cafe for an anniversar ...
I went to midtown cafe for an anniversary. I had the scallops w/ lobster mac n' cheese and asparagus. My boyfriend had the trout w/ spinach and potatoes. They were both great and the scallops were definitely worth the money. It was small and quaint and quiet enough to have conversation. Our waiter also provided us great service. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone and I will be going back. My only con is parking. They do have valet, but for people who do not want to use it, then it can be difficult to find parking without paying (not unusual for midtown though).
We had a private room to celebrate our M ...
We had a private room to celebrate our Mom's birthday and everything was outstanding! We were from out of town and found MidTown on Open Table and very glad we did!! If ever back in Nashville, we'll be there again for sure!
Over priced for meal!!!!!! Waitress not ...
Over priced for meal!!!!!! Waitress not aware of people at her table and the individual paying the bill. Did not pour the wine equally esp to individual paying the bill. Assumed we would order another bottle of wine. Will not eat dinner there again. Just too much money for a piece
of fish, rice and asparagus with dry biscuits for 39.00 ....seriously....has Nashville gotten too big for its pants....I live here and have other restaurant options.
We tried a number of dishes (133 in our ...
We tried a number of dishes (133 in our party) all were good. No children's menu but they can make most kids favorites. Have one with lots of allergies and they were very careful with her food. Would go back if I was in Nashville again!
It was our first time at Midtown Cafe. I ...
It was our first time at Midtown Cafe. It was not really what we were expecting. It is very small and there is not much privacy at your table. This is not a trendy place with a vibrant atmosphere. It is very simple and the focus is truly on the food and service. The crowd seemed to be regulars that have been going there for many years. It felt a little like stepping back in time....as if Midtown Cafe was the "happening" place to be 30 years ago and has stayed the same while everything around it has evolved.
The service was absolutely fantastic! The food was pretty good. We found our meals to be full of flavor and were generous portions. That being said, I didn't feel as though the prices matched the food or environment. $30 for a chicken dish I could have gotten just about anywhere for half the price seemed awfully high.
While the service was outstanding and the food was pretty good, I probably wouldn't go back any time soon. It was overpriced and the atmosphere wasn't really my style.
I have dined at Midtown Café 14 times in ...
I have dined at Midtown Café 14 times in 2016. Needless to say it is one of my favorites. They now serve breakfast and continue the menu throughout lunch. They served a special appetizer called Ahi Tuna Tartar which was delicious served on a bed of seaweed. Mushroom risotto is wonderful. Great pasta dishes
Long been a favorite choice for lunch .. ...
Long been a favorite choice for lunch ... personal and business ... now am thrilled it is open for breakfast. Great place for conversation and great food reasonably priced. Proprietor Randy could not be more welcoming, gracious, or accommodating. Remains my go-to place of choice.
Midtown Cafe continues to offer wonderfu ...
Midtown Cafe continues to offer wonderful quality food and outstanding service for a reasonable price. Ideal place for business luncheons or dinner before the opera or symphony (offering free shuttle service to downtown).
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