Named for the European immigrants who first settled here in the mid-19th century, Germantown is a historic community on the National Register of Historic Places located just a few blocks northwest of downtown Nashville. The area is home to the Tennessee State Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, local boutiques and many of Nashville’s most critically-acclaimed restaurants making it a culinary destination in its own right.
What to Love
- Historic charm
- Tight-knit community
- Booming restaurant and bar scene
- Walkable and relaxed vibes
People & Lifestyle
With its quaint small-town charm paired with the close proximity to downtown Nashville, Germantown is considered one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Offering residents an urban feel with plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and parks to choose from.
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Nashville, Germantown is rich in history and is overflowing with some of the city’s most talented artists and creative spaces.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Recent growth has given way to some of Nashville’s most beloved food spots, making Germantown a culinary destination.
Nestled in a bustling stretch of Germantown, Henrietta Red offers seasonal contemporary cooking. Since opening in 2017 they have been recognized by GQ, Bon Appetit, and Food & Wine magazines. Rolf and Daughters, known for their homemade pasta, offers clever New American dishes, communal tables, and inventive cocktails. If you fancy some pizza, City House is the place to be, serving traditional Italian dishes with a flair. In the mood for BBQ? Butchertown Hall is a stylish kitchen and beer garden serving Texas-style BBQ, craft tacos, and killer margaritas!
Not only does Germantown have outstanding F&B concepts, the neighborhood offers some of Nashville’s most eclectic and inherently “Nashville” retailers.
Where to Shop
- Cool Springs Galleria
- Town Center Theatre Ticket
- White Rose Gallery
- Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory
- Tennessee Agricultural Museum
Things to Do
Discover great food and drink as Germantown is known most for its vibrant food and beverage scene. It’s hard to wrong eating anywhere in this neighborhood. In need of some outdoor scenery and fresh air? The Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park offers hiking, biking, and plenty of fun events. In addition, the Nashville Farmers Market is open year round and is a great way to discover some local vendors and culture. And even though Germantown is best known for its restaurant scene, exploring the local shops is a surefire way to spend the day as well.
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