Chris+Lisa's Guidebook

Chris+Lisa

We're long-time East Nashville residents and love it here. We have a black lab, Piper, cheer for the St. Louis Cardinals, and travel to appreciate different cultures. And by cultures, we mean food.


Things to do in Nashville

318 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Early or late to avoid the wait. Try the Farm Burger. The kids can enjoy house-made sodas and large outdoor space.

295 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We're keen on the Old World, Garlic Knots, and a cold Yazoo Beer. Left side is dine-in. Right side is take out.

283 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Get more tacos than you think. And the elote. And the chicken tortilla soup. Cash only.

233 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best sandwiches in the city, hands down. The Turkey Apple Brie and Bánh mì are our favorites.

239 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Start with a coffee and bread basket, then go from there. Favorites include the Croissant French Toast and Crêpes.

226 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A sight to see! Coffee as an artform. About as “East Nashville” as it gets.

229 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best of the honky tonks, in our opinion. Park yourself upstairs, grab a longneck, and take it all in.

213 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous purveyors of small batch ice cream. Try the Brown Butter Almond Brittle or Brambleberry Crisp.

186 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun hangout serving coffee, cocktails, and food. Features bowling lanes and a pool!

216 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A large urban green space near Vanderbilt University featuring ample walking paths.

161 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Relaxed hangout that hosts live music and weekly dance parties. We’re partial to the Monday night dance parties.

156 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A local "chain" that does it well. When in doubt, get the Tuck Special. Full bar and newly enclosed patio.

276 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There’s no better place for true fans to pay homage.

148 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perfect for a little conversation or getting some work done.

147 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Industrial-chic restaurant with clever New American dishes and communal dining tables. The pastas shine here.

132 local Airbnb hosts recommend

James Bearded, trendy, yet rustic, Italian cuisine just across the river. Can't go wrong with the pizzas here.

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Two Ten Jack

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

151 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Gourmet ramen and sushi right here on the Eastside. Skip dessert and head next door to Jeni’s or Five Daughters.

168 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The most popular of the Five Points bars with solid Sun/Wed happy hours. Smoky inside, but large patio space.

238 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our hometown museum with a wonderful rotation of exhibits, from Impressionists to classic cars.

146 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Long-standing finer dining landmark in Five Points. Consistently delicious French and Italian cuisine.

118 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upscale bar serving craft cocktails in a cozy setting. Nashville’s first resurgent speakeasy.

116 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World famous biscuits, breakfast, and fried chicken, if you don't mind the wait (or the drive).

110 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beer, pub grub, and nightly live music. House special is the Shepherd's Pie. Try it with roasted garlic.

137 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In peak growing season, you’ll find more than 150 farmers, ranchers, crafters, and food artisans hawking their goods.

104 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Their breakfast sandwich is a must. In warmer months, iced coffee with “Crack,” (coffee syrup).

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No 308

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 407 Gallatin Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

97 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy atmosphere with great cocktails and often a live DJ late. Nights and weekends can get wild.

91 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A quirky local favorite just around the block. Try the Brie French Toast and reward your walk with a mimosa.

96 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want your coffee without the wait.

96 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you've got a free night, you can't go wrong here. Best bluegrass in town. Get there early. Cash only.

175 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perfect for a meandering walk or bike ride along the Cumberland River.