Best Christmas Dining Options in Nashville

Ditch the apron and leave your worries at home this holiday season!

STK 

STK is gifting your family more time for celebrating and less time for stress. Open both Christmas Eve from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Christmas Day from noon to 10 p.m., STK Nashville will be serving up decadent holiday meals in their signature vibe dining atmosphere for a warm, yet lively celebration. 

The full holiday menu can be found HERE. Please note, the full menu will also be available. 

Reservations can be made by calling (615) 619-3500 on visiting Open Table HERE.

Nicky’s Coal Fired 

Take a trip to Nicky’s Coal Fired this holiday season and and transport yourself to Italy with their Feast of The 7 Fishes. Nicky’s will be offering a special prix fixe menu for $55 in celebration of the Italian Christmas Eve tradition. The dinner includes three courses of Pescetarian-friendly dishes, complete with cannolis for dessert. 

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 615-678-4289 or visiting Open Table HERE

Mother’s Ruin 
Mother’s Ruin is taking the phrase “making spirits bright” to another level this holiday season. Open 365 days a year, Germantown’s soon-to-open watering hole will be serving their signature free-poured cocktails and slushies alongside their full menu until 2 AM nightly. Whether you want to avoid extended family, gather with friends returning home for the holidays, or just to get drunk on Christmas Day, Mother’s Ruin should be on your list this year! 

EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY THIS CHRISTMAS AT MARSH HOUSE – Decadent Four-Course Prix-Fixe at Thompson Nashville’s Gulf Coast Eatery

This holiday season, step into Marsh House, the chic eatery known for its elevated Gulf coast cuisine, sophisticated craft cocktails and superb wine program. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day,diners are invited to indulge in a festive meal, with a range of offerings combining seasonal and Southern flavors. Thoughtfully crafted by Chef Nathan Duensing, the four-course prix-fixe menu ($60–$78,depending on main course) will be offered on Christmas Eve from 5PM – 9PM and Christmas Day from 11AM – 8PM.  The full menu follows:

FIRST
(choice of)

SHRIMP TOAST GINGER, SWEET CHILI SAUCE
CRAB RAVIGOTE FOCACCIA CRISPS
CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS & CAULIFLOWER CHILI VINAIGRETTE, PECANS

BEEF CARPACCIO​ ​BURNT CHILI CHIMICHURRI, CROSTIN

SECOND
(choice of)
LOBSTER BISQUE

GUMBO​ ​SHRIMP, CRAB, SAUSAGE, OKRA

BIBB SALAD​ BUTTERMILK VINAIGRETTE, CRISPY HAM, CORNBREAD

KALE CAESAR ​CHARRED RED ONION, CURED EGG YOLK, BRIOCHE

THIRD
(choice of)
TROUT MEUNIERE JUMBO LUMP CRABMEAT, ALMONDS ($70)
GARLIC HERB CRUSTED MAHI VIDALIA ONION SOUBISE, GRILLED GREENS ($68)
MUSHROOM CANNELLONI​ ​FONTINA, PARMESAN CRUMB​ (​$60)

BRAISED LAMB SHANK​ ​SPOON BREAD, GREMOLATA (​$66)

NEW YORK STRIP AU POIVRE​ ​POMME PURÉE, WILD MUSHROOM​  ​($78)

FOURTH
(choice of)
MOCHA POT DU CREME​ ​CONDENSED MILK SORBET

CHEESECAKE BRULEED BANANA, CORSAIR SPICED RUM,
DULCE DE LECHE, GINGER MOLASSES COOKIE CRUST
WHITE CHOCLATE BREADPUDDING ​PRALINE SEMIFREDDO

APPLE & PEAR COBBLER BAKLAVA TOP

Additionally, Marsh House will be open for brunch from 8AM-3PM on Christmas Eve and 8AM-11AM Christmas Day. Marsh House is located at the Thompson Nashville, 401 11th Ave S, Nashville. For reservations, please call (615) 262-6001; www.marshhouserestaurant.com

Rooftop hotspot L.A. Jackson is introducing holiday cocktails just in time for the holiday season. Imbibers can enjoy cocktails like Melted Snowman ($13) with Vodka, Blanc Vermouths, Lemon, Honey, Orange Flower Water, Soda; Sleigh My Name, Sleigh My Name ($13) withRum, Falernum, Coconut, Lime, Campari, MintLittle Full, Lotta Sap ($13) with Cacao, Mint, Cream and more. Guests are encouraged to wear their best holiday outfits because in true Gulch mural fashion, L.A. Jackson will have a massive Christmas themed mural by artist ForBecks (Instagram: @ForBecks)

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Three Course Prix-Fixe Christmas Dinner Wednesday, December 25, 2019; 12:00 PM – 8:00PM $62pp; $13pp for children under 12 years of age

This Christmas, skip the cooking and enjoy more time with family and friends. Mane & Rye Dinerant has you covered with a delicious menu of holiday favorites. The three course prix-fixe menu offers starters like Shellfish Bisque with lump crab & sherry cream and Marinated Kale & Sweet Potato Salad with dried cranberries, candied pecans, apples, goat cheese & spiced vinaigrette; entree choices including a traditional Tennessee Raised Turkey with gravy, Herb & Mushroom Crusted Prime Rib with horseradish crème fraiche, Skuna Bay Salmon with saffron cous-cous, roasted fennel, mussels & tomato shellfish jus and Vegetarian Pot Pie with roasted root vegetable & caramelized onion gravy; and dessert options including Chocolate Mousse Tart, Cheesecake and Rum Raisin Bread Pudding.

With sides created for everyone to share, the whole table can try a bit of everything! Included in the three-course meal, is a selection of sides including Cornbread Turkey Stuffing with sage & tart cherry, Red Bliss Smashed Potatoes with chive & crème fraiche, Roasted Winter Squash with pear butter, sage & candied pecans, House-made Cranberry Sauce and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with tart cherry, queso fresco & sunflower seeds.

Credit card guarantee required for all reservations. Reservations can be made via OpenTable or by calling Mane & Rye Dinerant directly at 615.340.9333. 

12 Days of Gifts Friday, December 13 – Tuesday, December 24, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Mane & Rye Dinerant guests will receive a different complimentary edible treat 12 days this holiday season. The festive gifts will be revealed each day of the #HolidaysatHutton series. You never know what you may receive!

Morton’s The Steakhouse is open from 3 – 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 2 – 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, serving families their signature steakhouse fare with unrivaled service, as well as a special Côte de Boeuf for $135 and Filet & Lobster Oscar for $59. Morton’s will also be open on New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. – midnight and New Year’s Day from 4 – 9 p.m. More information is available at mortons.com.

LOEWS VANDERBILT HOTEL

Mason’s and Mason Bar at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel will be offering an awesome holiday event this year for Christmas Day!

  • We will be serving our normal All Day menu on Christmas Eve; Regular business hours
  • We will be serving Breakfast on Christmas Day until 10AM.

Christmas Day Dinner

Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family when you join us in the dining room at Mason’s  located at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel for a 3-course Christmas dinner. Start with a choice of Parsnip Vichyssoise (crispy leeks, rosemary oil), Frisée and Arugula Salad (sugared cranberries, herb feta, beet and carrot curls, candied walnuts, raspberry vinaigrette) or Pork Belly (cauliflower puree, pickled shallot, crispy potato, English pea, peach habanero jus). Main course includes a choice of Short Rib (celery root puree, braised collards, crispy potato), Chicken Pot Pie (Springer Mountain chicken, heirloom carrots, English peas, Cipollini onion, puff pastry), Red Fish (citrus jasmine rice, broccolini, saffron cream) or Acorn Squash (green lentil, sweet pepper, herbs, turnips, baby kale). Finish with choice of Pumpkin Cheesecake (spiced Chantilly cream, eggnog anglaise), Decadent Chocolate Cake (cherry bourbon sauce, cake crumbs) or Seasonal Cobbler (dark sweet cherry, vanilla cake crumble) for dessert.

  • Cost is $59 per person (not inclusive of tax and gratuity). Seating available from 11:30am to 2:30pm and 4pm – 7:30pm and reservations are strongly recommended: Reservations available on OpenTable or call 615-321-1990; Complimentary Valet Parking included.

The Sutler Saloon will run a full week Holiday Bluegrass Brunch from December 26 – January 1, 10am – 3pm. A live band will play festive bluegrass music through this popular brunch service, with a full menu, including bottomless mimosas, bloody mary bar, hot biscuits, shrimp & grits, sweet potato pancakes and chicken & waffles.

Bluegrass Brunch normally runs every Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 3pm. Happy to announce that now Melrose Billiard Parlor will also be open during brunch hours (11am – 3pm), serving bottomless mimosas and an abbreviated, but delicious, brunch menu: Sausage Egg & Cheese BiscuitBacon Egg & Cheese on Texas toast, and the Double Cheeseburger.  Guests who are waiting for a table at The Sutler’s Bottomless Brunch may begin their bottomless mimosa experience in Melrose Billiard Parlor and continue it upstairs.

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