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Etch Restaurant

€€€€American, International,
303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
+1 615-522-0685
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
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Reviewed yesterday

We had reservations prior to going to the Ryman. Which by the way is only a short 7 minute walk. Since I am a picky eater, you just never know what might be on the menu but I choose the restaurant because the menu offered...More

Thank gsmpharmacist
Reviewed yesterday

This place was recommended by a co-worker and it did not disappoint. Restaurant is centrally located, a reservation is definitely a good idea as it was packed. Food was tasty and their Roasted Cauliflower is by far the best dish. I had the halibut which...More

Thank riverat627
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As photos show dishes are beautiful and balanced. If you prefer quality to quantity this is your place. I had special fish Halibut with kale and sweet potatoes Manager Bethany and another nice guy were making sure things go smoothly and she gave me some...More

Thank Farzad P
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Farzad, Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Etch. We strive to provide five-star food and service to each and every guest, so it's wonderful knowing that your experience was no exception. Thanks again for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful modern restaurant with very imaginative food. It is definitely delicious, although perhaps a little affected and needing to be different. The service is not so great. They are very friendly but food doesn't necessarily arrive cooked the way you asked. Anyway,...More

Thank Stee E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad Etch was one of the places we got to on our Nashville trip. I think I'll have to come back five times just to scratch the surface. We did the fresh butter & rolls and cauliflower appetizers - both so good. I had...More

Thank Abby S
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Abby, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear that your recent visit to Etch was five-star worthy. It sounds like you tried some of our most popular menu selections-- the roasted cauliflower is definitely a must! Thanks again for sharing your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Etch as a party of 10 and Whitney a manager there helped us get the reservation we needed. Reviews were good and the restaurant is a nice atmosphere with a lot of action going on in an open kitchen concept. Food was...More

Thank Rick N
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Rick, Thank you for bringing your group to dine with us before your show. We appreciate you making us part of what sounds like a special evening! I am sorry to hear that you were not blown away by your menu selections. Please know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to sit at the bar area facing the kitchen. We liked it because we could actually talk with each other better and it was easy to get eye contact with the servers. They servers all gave lengthy explanations of what was involved with...More

Thank lynndds
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Etch. It sounds like you were able to enjoy a peek at the "behind-the-scenes" action from the chef's bar-- it's the best seat in the house! Thanks again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A random waiter said , "I'm not your waiter but I hate to see a table without water". That's how it started and was excellent service all night. Food was amazing. Our biggest problem with the restaurant was that we wanted everything on the menu!...More

Thank Famishedtraveler
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Etch. We strive to provide five-star food and service to each and every guest, so it's wonderful to know that your experience was no exception. Thanks again for sharing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Etch with a group. The service started off fine, but had some major breakdowns as the meal went on. Half of our group got their drinks and it took a long time for the other half to get their cocktails. Also, we...More

Thank travlinmom1429
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch. I am sorry to learn that you were not blown away by your experience with us. In regards to the menu, our Chef has built a reputation around combining several flavors (and colors) in her menu...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant with very good staff and service. I dined at the bar one evening here after reading some good reviews online. It is definitely in the top pics for good dining in Nashville and I will definitely return. I would not say its fine...More

Thank Rozzyn B
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Rozzyn, Thank you for your recent visit to Etch! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance, and hope that you enjoyed your menu selections equally as much. We always welcome our guests' feedback and appreciate you taking the time to share...More

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Amy I
13 October 2016|
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Response from Traveledd_one | Reviewed this property |
The Aquarium Restaurant. It's a steak and seafood restaurant that feature a giant aquarium in the seating area. Lots of other food options too. It's casual, it's open late, and the decor would appeal to teenagers and young... More
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ChristiaEmory
10 September 2016|
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Response from 283shirleyw | Reviewed this property |
There is a small bar area at the front of the restaurant. The only University Club I know of is at Vanderbilt University near the football stadium.
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ChristiaEmory
10 September 2016|
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Response from ChowHoundToo | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar at Etch. There are also many bars within walking distance of Etch. The University Club in located on Vanderbilt 's campus, about a 10 min taxi/Uber ride from Etch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37201-2215
    (3rd AVE.)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-522-0685
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Description
Featuring an array of global flavors and decadent desserts by Chef Deb Paquette and Pastry Chef Megan Williams, Etch is located in the ground floor of the Encore tower in Nashville's SoBro district. The restaurant is equipped with two private dining rooms, a full bar and an open kitchen with bar-style seating, allowing guests to interact with Deb and her kitchen. Lunch and dinner are available Monday-Friday, as well as dinner on Saturday. In her 13 years as Chef/Owner of Zola, Deb received accolades for Nashville's best chef and Nashville's best restaurant multiple times. Nashville restaurants are many, but Etch sets itself apart with bold flavors and colorful presentations.
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