Joel's Guidebook

Joel
I'm a Nashville native and love showing people the real soul of this city. I live with my girlfriend of 13 years and now wife, Emily. We enjoy traveling and exploring the world. I speak a fair a... read more
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295 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is definitely my favorite pizza on the east side. The Caprese is my favorite.

239 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Their Sunday brunch is so good. Get the cheese plate and basically anything else :).

226 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a very trendy coffee shop that does some kind of hand brew and drip magic thats definitely worth a visit. They also have baked good and it's in an old mechanics shop. It's pretty cool eve... read more

229 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're going to go downtown this is the best of the best. Definitely check and make sure you see Brasil Billy when you go. They are by far the best classic country band in town. Also, try the... read more

213 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Their smoked almond salted caramel ice-cream sandwich is so damn good.

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The Wild Cow

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$· 1896 Eastland Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

167 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a great vegetarian restaurant. They specialize in meat substitute sandwiches. It sounds gross but its super good.

161 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They always have great music here that isn't country and its not touristy.

276 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is definitely the best of all the Country Music Museums in town. Its really big and the exhibits are constantly rotating.

147 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is my favorite fancy not fancy restaurant in Nashville. the food is amazing and the atmosphere is very cool. I recommend the squid ink pasta, it sounds gross but it's really good. Actually ... read more

#10

Two Ten Jack

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$$$· 1900 Eastland Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

151 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My Favorite Japanese Restaurant

238 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There are always great art shows here.

346 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is the best place to see music by far. The balcony seats are the best in the house. You can tour it during the day because it was the original home of The Grand Old Opry.

175 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There is a great disc golf course here. There are discs in the house for it.

162 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Centennial Park is pretty cool and there just happens to be a full size replica of the actual Parthenon there. The park has many events including free movies, music, festivals, and Shakespeare.

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Opry Mills

ShoppingShopping Malls
433 Opry Mills Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

164 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a close shopping mall and it has an IMAX.

77 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Go on Sunday and get there early. This is the only day they serve chicken and waffles. The line is usually long but their is actually parking at this location. Te medium is best because they use... read more

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place has awesome crepes and coffee.

84 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Close Locals Hangout

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place serves authentic Chicago Deep Dish Pizza. Make sure you order before you get there it takes about 45 minutes to cook. I've never been able to eat more than one piece its so thick.

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a great locals venue to catch some non country acts and there is a music store upstairs.

87 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I think everyone needs to visit this hotel while they are here. It's pretty amazing and I don't use that word often. It's gigantic and like it's own world within a dome. It's free to walk around... read more

61 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want the original hot chicken then this is your spot. It's a must for any stay in Nashville.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place has recently been redone and shows unique films and shows.

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You gotta get one of their sea salt chocolate cronuts. They are so so good.

157 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is probably why you came to Nashville in the first place. It's not the original home of the Opry but it's where all the shows are now. The Ryman is the original home and you should tour it too.

79 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This area of town is new and there are lots of trends spots here.

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I'd say its a bar but it's more like a classy burlesque club that's good for men and women. They also have good food and drinks.

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

These guys make their own pasta and it's super good and super casual. Late nights they serve subs and they are delicious.

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This location is much smaller and they mostly have bordering. I like Climb Nashville West better but this one is closer to the house.

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is my favorite Thai Spot. Try the Curry Rolls and order the India Noodle Soup with Fried Tofu.