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Casual fine dining restaurant serving a seasonal menu and eclectic wine pairings. FLYTE emphasizes sustainable agricultural practices and humanely raised animal products. Over 100 wines by the glass.
Chef Christopher Stallard incorporates local produce, free-range meats and beautiful presentations into a truly seasonal, farm-to-table menu. FLYTE's knowledgeable staff can help you navigate the eclectic wine list and craft beer selection (or you can choose a pre-set wine or beer FLYTE). There's even a 20-seat Kitchen Dining Room where you can dine in the midst of the action. Happy Hour from 4:30 to 7:00 in the lounge!
Nashville, TN 37203
Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour from 4:30 to 7:30, Tuesday-Saturday!
Closing times denote last available seating times.
Lounge menu served 1 hour later than last dining room seating.
The bar opens at 4:30 and is open 1 hour later than the kitchen.
8th Ave. South
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Flyte has 60 on-site spaces, street parking, as well as FREE valet parking.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
FLYTE has hosted numerous special events including wedding receptions, brand launches, holiday parties, music award receptions, etc. We can arrange for anything you might need to make your night special. Private events can be hosted 7 days a week!
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FLYTE Ratings and Reviews
Overall i was disappointed and underimpressed. Food was okay, but overpriced for the value, menu was too limiting, decor/design was cold and lacking personality, folks were friendly but service a little slow. I would not recommend this restaurant, nor would i return. Open Table gave it 4.6 stars, which is why i chose it, but I don't agree with that rating.
We got a reservation at Flyte because of the great reviews on Open Table. I gave it 3 stars because of the small portions, mediocre ambiance, and the fact that the food should have been much better for the price point. Nothing was great, or even very good- and for around $300 for a table of 4 it should have been. From now on, I will cross reference OpenTable reviews with google or Yelp's reviews.
We were celebrating our 28th anniversary and went to Flyte. Todd was our waiter and we could not have asked for better service. The selection of wine is wonderful and we enjoyed a flight of old world red wines. The meal was outstanding. I highly recommend the watermelon/gouda/pine nut salad. My husband had the duck and i had the cobia. Both portions were large, the presentation inviting and the taste fresh and clean. A great meal!! A must visit when in Nashville the you are tired of BBQ!!!
Everything about our meal was great. Fantastic heirloom tomato salad, excellent entries - both fish and meat along with accompanying veggies and starch, and dessert. All were fantastic. The wine flights (a la "Flyte") were also excellent, and we purchased a couple of half glasses of the wines we particularly enjoyed. In our case our very knowledgeable and friendly server also happened to be the sommelier, so we had particularly good input and recommendations about the wines and wine/food pairings. Also, they sell more than 100 wines by the glass!
As visitors to Nashville, and as much as my wife and I love southern comfort cooking including fried chicken and barbecue, we really enjoyed the truly great food at this slightly out-of-the-way-but-easy-to-find restaurant (bonus - easy free parking lot).
What a superb restaurant week menu! Once again outdid yourselves! there were 3 of us and we each ordered differently and all was sampled and shared! Duck Cutechino and Tomato Panzanella favorites. The salmon and hanger steak were tops. All 3 desserts were number 1!
The service as always just perfect. Beaujolais flight with dinner. This is why we love Flyte!
We'd expected a nice date evening and the best part of the eve was a great waitress, Natarria. She'd no idea I was a restaurant critic, however gave us better than expected service which is always refreshing.
The food however was quite disappointing unfortunately. The above average menu is prepared in an extremely mediocre manner with equal ingredients obvious in nature of of cost savings.
This was our 4th dining experience here. We find it an intimate setting with GREAT food selections for any palate. My wife and I like to step outside our food comfort zone, and THIS is a great place to do it. Excellent for those who like to enjoy a relatively quiet meal in elegant ambiance. We urge anyone to give it a try. We feel certain you'll be glad you did.
This was my second visit to Flyte. I had enjoyed the first and was looking forward to the going again.
My table shared several appetizers all of which were excellent, and I was impressed with the creativity of the recipes.
Our main courses, however, had much to be desired. My white fish and my wife's chicken were both undercooked to the extent that only a portion of each was even edible.
I'd have informed our server had she bothered to ask us how the food was more than a minute after it came out.
Creative recipes are great, but if I'm going to pay ~$30 a plate, my food should be edible.
We had excellent drinks at the bar beforehand and a side plate of freshly made hummus with bread, vegetables and crackers. We were taken to our table and waited on by the excellent and knowledgeable Scott. His database on wine was the most formidable I have encountered. His choices for us were superb. I had the soup of the day and my wife the Caesar salad. Both were good. For the entrée I had the pork flight and my wife the duck. Mine was a very savory dish which I appreciated while my wife enjoyed the mixing of sweet and savory prepared for her. The desserts were wonderful. The restaurant supplied free glasses of champagne and a free second dessert to help us celebrate our anniversary. Overall, I was most impressed by the excellent service and attention to our needs at this fine establishment.
I liked everything Flyte had to offer. I loved the carrots and cauliflower sides. The scallops were some of the best of my life. Perfectly prepared. The Ginger Mash and drink with the bourbon and blackberries were two of the best cocktails I've ever had. The 3 sorbets for my dessert were so fresh and delicious. The restaurant was both trendy and classic at the same time. Comfortable seating and excellent service. Our server was perfection. We will be back. Great experience.
The food and service were both awesome. My husband is allergic to green beans and when his entree arrived there were a few mixed in his side dish. The server was great about it and felt that she needed to apologize for not telling us they were in the side dish. She immediately took care of it. And have him dessert on the house. The only thing I would change is they have a cheese plate on the dessert menu that I would have loved to have had on the appetizer menu to go with my wine before dinner.
My birthday and Open Table Rewards points a great combination to share at Flyte . It stays contemporary with "farm-to-table ingredients" excellent, inventive cuisine, wonderful wine list paired with knowledgeable servers. it is a comfortable place with nice seating and soft lighting very romantic and cozy. Service was flawless and professional. I love the summer squash soup.
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