What Makes Germantown Exciting?

The neighborhood of Germantown in Nashville, Tennessee is located near the Bicentennial Mall Park and Nashville Farmer’s Market.

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What Makes Germantown Exciting?

Posted by Gary Ashton RE/MAX Advantage on Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:46am.

The neighborhood of Germantown in Nashville, Tennessee is located near the Bicentennial Mall Park and Nashville Farmer’s Market. It’s a popular historical neighborhood in Nashville that is home to many businesses. This year there are some exciting new additions to the neighborhood that have the residents of Nashville excited. Come check out Germantown for these new improvements happening in the area.

Barista Parlor

Coffee & Tea Shops

Some new coffee and tea shops are coming to Germantown. Get ready for Octane Coffee, Barista Parlor, and Nashville Tea House to arrive to the area.

Barista Parlor is one of the best coffee shops in the country according to epicurious and men’s journal. This coming spring of 2015, Barista Parlor will open in Germantown, its third location in Nashville, over on Fourth Avenue North.

Octane Coffee is finally coming to Nashville after only being available in Atlanta and Birmingham. Construction will start in September and open hopefully next spring. They offer coffee, tea, breads and pastries.

Nashville Tea House is another great addition to Germantown. They’ll be bringing a lovely place to relax and enjoy a cup of tea at 100 Taylor Street. Try their baked treats or grab a tea to go.


5th and Taylor is a new restaurant coming to 1515 Fifth Avenue North. This is the warehouse at Taylor Place that has been waiting to be used. Its 6,200 square foot and the chef is the famous Daniel Lindley, a Chattanooga-based chef. It’ll be American cuisine.

The Little Donkey is a Mexican restaurant coming to 1120 Fourth Avenue North. It’ll be a great place to grab an adult beverage and dishes made from scratch. The meats are slow smoked as well.

Jack Brown Beer & Burger Joint will be the place to go if you love a good gourmet burger. They are from Virginia and Nashville will be adding them this fall. Head to 1123 Third Avenue North.

In addition to all of the great restaurant and coffee shops, try the Juice Bar and Butchertown Hall coming to Fourth Avenue North.


The Germantown neighborhood in Nashville offers some excellent restaurant options for residents. Even if you don’t live there, you should head over there to take advantage of some of the tasty eateries available. Germantown is actually experiencing growth right now so by next year the restaurant options are going to be even more prevalent. Here is a look at everyone’s favorite restaurants in Germantown.

Germantown Café

In the heart of Germantown is the Germantown Café, a Nashville dining staple with farm-to-table dishes. It’s a casual yet upscale environment in this exposed brick building with a cobblestone sidewalk. It fits perfectly into this artsy suburb.

312 Pizza Company

While Chicago is known for their deep dish pizza, Nashville has been lucky enough to get Chicago native cooks at their 312 Pizza Company. Enjoy authentic Chicago deep dish pizza right here in Germantown along with other specialties from Chicago’s cuisine. They use a pizza sauce recipe from the owner’s grandmother who original cooked for Italian immigrants in Little Italy.

Cupcake Collection

You have to love a good cupcake shop. Germantown has the Cupcake Collection, located in the heart of Germantown. The shop is inside of a renovated cottage that is also home to the owners. Bring the whole family out to try a cupcake.

Mad Platter

For over 20 years Germantown has loved the experience at Mad Platter. They use local foods to prepare their dishes. They have been mentioned in a Frommer book featuring Nashville and Memphis, plus have been recognized by the Wine Spectator for an Award for Excellence.

Rolf & Daughters

One of the most popular choices in Nashville is the Rolf & Daughters restaurant. They serve farm-to-table options and they’ve been recognized in the New York Times plus national news sources.

Finally, be sure to try the City House for something upscale, Lzaroli Pasta for fresh pasta and Monell’s for great southern food in Germantown. 


Gary Ashton

The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

The #1 Real Estate Team in Tennessee and #2 RE/MAX team in the World!


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