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Merchants Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

SOUPS‏
$7
Johnny Cash’s Iron Pot Chili
$7
Tomato Bisque
$7
Shrimp Corn Chowder
STARTERS
Half Order $5
Full Order $7
Duck Fat Tater Tots
Chipotle mayo, bearnaise, ketchup
$5
Deviled Eggs
Pop’s sweet & spicy pickles
$9
Fried Green Tomatoes
Spicy pepper jam, house pimento cheese
$9
Wings
Dry rubbed,‏ sauce trio; house buffalo sauce, bbq, blue cheese
$9
Guacamole
Lime, sea salt tortilla chips
$9
Baked Cheese
Ooey, gooey, cheesy, yumminess
$12
Smoked Salmon Patty
Panko, Dijon, lemon, dressed greens
$10
Southern Fry
Catfish, shrimp,‏ dill pickles, okra
$6
House Salad
Tomato, cucumber, lemon garlic vinaigrette
$7
Iceberg Wedge
Bacon, tomato, blue cheese dressing
SALADS‏
$14
Classic Cobb
Chicken, bacon, avocado, tomato, scallion, blue cheese, red wine vinaigrette
$11
Greek Chopped Salad
Peppers, kalamata olive, feta, red onion, lemon garlic vinaigrette, celery, tomato, cucumber
$12
Chicken-Salad
Apples, craisins, spiced pecans, honey dijon vinaigrette
$14
Chicken $+2
Salmon $+2
Caesar
Chicken or salmon, romaine, shaved parmesan, olive oil croutons
$15
Blackened Chicken $+2
Salmon $+2
Strawberry Salad
Blackened chicken or salmon, goat cheese, red onion, spiced pecans, strawberry vinaigrette
BURGER
$11
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
On a Bun
Lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
$12
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Cheeseburger
Choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
$13
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Bacon Cheeseburger
Bacon, choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle
$10
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Vegetable Burger
Roasted corn, black beans, rice, lettuce, tomato, choice of cheese
SANDWICHES‏
$11
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Soup n Sammy
White cheddar, smoked Gouda, crispy bacon, tomato soup, potato chips
$14
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
BBQ Pulled Pork
Pulled pork, pop’s sweet pickle, cole slaw, fried onion strings, bbq sauce
$15
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Grilled Salmon B.L.T.
Scottish salmon,‏ bacon, lettuce, tomato, basil mayo
$14
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Blackened Catfish
Kentucky lake. Tennessee, lettuce, homegrown tomato, lemon caper aioli, pickled chow chow
$12
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Turkey Club
Turkey breast,‏ bacon, Swiss, lettuce, tomato, basil mayo
$13
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
House Made Potato Chips
Cole Slaw
Grilled Chicken
Bacon, guacamole, mozzarella, mixed greens, tomato, & spicy ranch
ENTREES
$15
Fish Tacos
Mahi-mahi, mojo, pico de gallo, jalapeno aioli, guacamole, slaw
$15
Mac & Cheese
White cheddar, crispy bacon, tomato, scallion, roasted poblano
$18
Chicken Fried Chicken
Smashed Yukon’s, garlic studded spinach, country gravy
$19
8oz. Creekstone Flat Iron Steak $+8
8oz. Filet Mignon $+8
Steak Frites
8oz. Creekstone‏ flat iron steak or 8oz. Filet mignon, mixed greens, fries, classique . Bearnaise or house “m-57” sauce
$18
Blackened Tilapia
Roasted corn, sweet potato pablano hash, chipotle aioli
$19
Smoked Brisket
Music city rub, cornbread, cole slaw, chipotle sorghum BBQ
$24
12oz. NY Strip
Smashed Yukon’s, sautéed jumbo mushrooms, house “M-57” sauce
$18
Jambalaya
Chicken, andouille, jumbo gulf shrimp, spicy tomato Creole sauce, dirty rice
$20
Sweet Tea Pork Loin
Pimento cheese grits, molasses glazed green beans, bourbon jus
BEER LIST‏
$5
Yazoo Gerst Amber
$5
Hap & Harry’s
$5
Yazoo Hefeweizen
$5
Yazoo Hop Project
$5
Jackalope Thunder Ann
$5
Pale Ale
$5
Blackstone St. Charles Porter
$5
Brooklyn Lager
$5
Green Man Esb
$5
Good People Brown Ale
TENNESSEE’S OWN
$11
Corsair Reviver
Corsair gin, lillet blonde, orange liqueur, lemon, corsair red
$11
Rock City Peach
American born moonshine, peach jalapeno syrup, lemon
$11
Roughing It
Chattanooga 1816 reserve whiskey, smoked honey syrup, sassafras & sorghum bitters
$11
Tennessee Mojito
Prichard’s peach‏ & mango rum, lime, mint, simple
$11
Mad Hatter
Jack Daniel’s, lemon, simple, absinthe
HOUSE DRINKS‏
$11
Bulleits on Broadway
Bulleit bourbon, berry marinade, lime, mint
$11
Miss Atomic Bomb
Cava, St. Germaine, strawberry, rhubarb & rosemary syrup, lime
$11
No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn
Four roses, punt e mes, espresso liquor, bitters
$11
Save Me, Guadalupe
Maestro dobel diamond tequila, yellow chartreuse, grapefruit, peach bitters, mezcal rinse
$11
She Sells Shiso
Ford’s gin, lime juice, shiso, ginger, bitters
$11
The Botanist
Botanivore gin, St. Germaine, simple, mint, lemon, cucumber
CLASSIC COCKTAILS
$11
Dark & Stormy
Gosling’s black seal rum, lime, velvet falernum, ginger beer
$11
Champagne Cocktail
Cava, sugar‏ cube, angostura bitters
$11
Blue Moon
Juniper green gin, creme de violette, lemon, simple
$11
Hemingway Daiquiri
Prichard’s crystal rum, maraschino, lime, grapefruit
$11
Moscow Mule
Prairie organic vodka, lime, housemade ginger beer
$11
Sazerac
Wild turkey rye, simple, herb-saint, peychaud’s
$11
Negroni
Tanqueray, campari, carpano antica, orange bitters
$11
Old Fashioned
Bulleit bourbon,‏ simple, old-fashioned bitters
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our server, Miguel, was attentive, respectful, and took time to get to know us. He asked us how our food was shortly after bringing it out and came back when we were short on drinks.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JanetShand
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the best time here, great time at bar while waiting to be seated, amazing service from our waiter Miguel, so friendly and attentive...loved the classic rock played and the atmosphere, will definitely return!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gemini2727
Reviewed 1 week ago

What could be better than dinner in a great restaurant and then front row seats to see Vince Gill at the Ryman? Now stop here if you don’t know who Vince is or what the Ryman is and consult with Google before continuing to read...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Food4MeFood4You
Reviewed 1 week ago

Merchants is a large bar and restaurant that my lawyer said was a must go if I was visiting Nashville. You know it is good when you have to wait on a Sunday night. We ended up eating at the bar. I had the best...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank larryinga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time in Nashville. Walking down Broadway was a little intimidating at first glance. Thankfully we parked next to Merchants and went in to eat first thing. Melanie, our waitress, was engaging and patient. The food was yummy and great portion sizes....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BeckCro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a basic meal, and that’s exactly what we got. Has Sammy & Soup and chicken sandwich. Nothing to write home about. Bar top and floor was extremely sticky. Nothing to write home about.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sherry68Chicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

IG: lltravelmel Food review: Pimento Dip: Good not amazing Hot Chicken and Waffles: Very good, I would order again Deviled Eggs: Good not amazing We ate on the first floor/Bistro. You can't beat the location!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lltravelmel1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere was nice upstairs —less noisy then ground level. Crab Louis salad was huge disappointment. It was recommended—plenty of shrimp but no crabmeat on iceberg lettuce. It was spicy as well which was not mentioned. Other entreesgot mixed reviews in our group.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Proseco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made reservations for this restaurant. We were seated in a timely manner. Had good service. We ordered basic menu items, but none of us were very impressed with our food selection. I ordered fried green tomatoes as an appetizer. I have had much better....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jen14641660
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate a late dinner at Merchants on a Friday night. He had the pulled pork sandwich and I had the grilled pork chop atop mashed potatoes. Both were delicious, but the side of cornbread I ordered was to die for! It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Questions & Answers
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Trek568243
10 February 2018|
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Response from vacationhappylady | Reviewed this property |
I thought so, but there was no evidence of that.
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sherrywo
25 April 2017|
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Response from VacationSleuth | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for the delay. Merchants is not known for live music, yet Nashville has plenty of nearby spots. I would suggest Robert's Western World.
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Nicola T
21 March 2017|
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Response from 222gabrielej | Reviewed this property |
Not any more. We just ate there a few days ago and they no longer have outdoor seating. It’s now a parking lot.
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