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THE NATIONS-NASHVILLE, TN

October 3, 2017

Sharing 15 Nations restaurants and shops that your should visit!

 

The Nations mural gives me all the feels.  I love seeing Mr. Lee Estes looking over the neighborhood. Mr. Estes is 91-years-old and has called the Nations home since the late 1920s.  Australian artist, Van Helten, created this 15-story painting of Mr. Estes and two young boys as a nod to the past and to the future of the neighborhood.

Sharing 15 Nations restaurants and shops that you should try 

 

 

 

1.Fifty First Kitchen and Bar

Open - Tues.-Thurs. 4-9pm

Fri.- Sat. 4-10pm

 

If you’re looking for a great date night head over to 51st Kitchen and Bar.  They are a wonderful American bistro with an outdoor patio and bar and the cutest dog park! You can bring your pups to the park and enjoy a drink while they play!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.Frothy Monkey - 51st Ave

Mon.- Thurs. 6:30am-9pm

Fri.- Sat. 6:30am-10pm

Sun. 8am-9pm

Happy Hour: 4pm-6pm weekdays

 

I love having the new Frothy Monkey in the neighborhood!  They opened a gorgeous space at the end of 51st Ave, right next to the equally amazing Nicky's Coal Fired in the Stocking 51 building. This location offers breakfast, brunch (yes, brunch everyday until 5PM) lunch, dinner and of course Nashville’s best coffee!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.Nations Bar and Grill

Mon.- Tues. 2pm-2am

Wed.- Sat. 11am-2am

Sun. 11am-12am

Brunch: Sat. 11am-3pm, Sun. 11am-4pm

Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri. 2pm-7pm

 

The owners of the Nations Bar and Grill acquired the iconic "Nations" sign along with the former auto repair shop.  They have brought light back to the sign and a perfect 'hang-out' spot to the neighborhood! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.Nicky's Coal Fired

Sun.- Thurs. 5-9:30pm

Fri.- Sat. 5-10:30pm

 

Nicky's Coal Fired features coal fired pizzas cooked in a four-ton oven, and let me just tell you, they are to die for! 

 

 

 

 

 

5.FashionABLE

Mon.-Sat. 12-7pm

Sun. 12-5pm

 

Fashionable has the most beautiful selection of hand-woven scarves, leather goods, and hand-made jewelry.  All products are created by woman who have overcome prostitution, homelessness and addiction. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.Bajo Sexto 

Mon.- Thurs. 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-9pm

Fri. 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm

Sat. 11am-10pm

Sun. 11am-9pm

 

The most amazing nachos in West Nashville!  Be sure to order Bill's Animal Nachos, you can thank me later ;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.Headquarters

Mon.-Fri. 6am-6pm

Sat. 7am-6pm

Sun. 8am-4pm

 

Headquarters is a coffee shop nestled into a 9-foot wide space on Charlotte Pike.  It's a cozy little space with amazing coffee and treats.  If it's a nice day be sure to head back to the back patio, it's seriously so dreamy! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.Three Corners Coffee

Mon.- Fri. 7am-6pm

Sat. 8am-6pm

Sun. 8am-4pm

 

 

I love Three Corners Coffee! It's a roomy coffee shop with breakfast sandwiches, pastries, espresso and ice cream! The owner also owns Cool Stuff, Weird Things so you can find the same cool, funky style in Three Corners! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.Thistle Farms Cafe 

Mon.- Sat. 7am-3pm

 

Thistle Farms just opened up The Café at Thistle Farms and I couldn't be more excited about it! Not only is their food amazing and their café gorgeous but it also employs women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addictions. I'm so excited to continue to watch this company grow!

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.House 

Mon.-Wed. 11am-1am

Thurs. 11am-2am

Fri. 11am-3am

Sat. 10am-3am

Sun. 10am-1am

 

Good food and even better company! I love how House has created an atmosphere of community. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.Hugh Baby's 

Mon.-Sun. 11am-10pm

*Friday's only - Slug burger*

 

Being a Mississippi girl, and more importantly, my grandparents being from Corinth, MS the Slug burger is near and dear to my heart.  So when one opened up right outside of the Nations I might have freaked out a bit! Stop by, or drive-through for old fashion burgers, bbq, slug burgers (Friday only) and homemade shakes! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.EiO and The Hive 

Mon.-Fri. 7am-9pm

Sat. 9am-9pm

Sun. 9am-3pm

 

EiO and The Hive is locally sourced and organically focused and features healthy comfort foods. As you can see in the photos below their decor (and beehive wallpaper) they have focused on not only providing beautiful food, but also a beautiful atmosphere! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.Bobbie’s Dairy Dip

Mon.-Thurs. 11am-7:30pm

Fri.-Sat. 11am-8pm

 

Bobbie's Dairy Dip has been serving the best soft served ice cream and burgers for more than 60 years!  My personal favorite is the hand-dipped, soft served ice cream..with extra sprinkles, of course ;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.Hattie B's-West Nashville

Mon.-Thurs. 11am-10pm

Fri.-Sat. 11am-12am

Sun. 11am-4pm

 

As popular as Hattie B's is, it was a good call to open a second location.  I'm sure I'm not the only Nation's resident that is thrilled to have one down the street! Best hot chicken in Nashville! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. The Mill Boutique 

Mon.-Fri. 11am-6pm

Sat. 11am-5pm

Sun. 12pm-4pm

 

Super cute clothes, accessories and gifts for really great prices! 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Photos by Elizabeth Looney Photography 

 

Thanks for stopping by!

xx

Annaclaire

 

 

 

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