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Kayne Prime
Kayne Prime

Kayne Prime Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.kayneprime.com
  • Phone: (615) 259-0050
  • Hours of Operation: Bar and Dining Room Opens Daily at 5:00
    Reservations highly recommended, Walk-ins welcome. If you are unable to find a reservation available, please contact us at 615-259-0050.
    Bar is full service
    Business and Business Casual Attire Only
    No Shorts No Tank Tops No Hats No Flip Flops and/or Sandal Shoes on Gentlemen Please.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Vegetarian / Vegan, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Robert Grace
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 11th Ave S & McGavock St
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Kayne Prime
Kayne Prime is the artful fusion of a chef-chic boutique restaurant, with the great American steakhouse. Progressive in every sense – cuisine, wine & mixology, stylish design – Kayne Prime is the modern evolution of the classic upscale steakhouse. Market-driven, farm-to-table creations.. sophisticated cocktails.. an exceptional wine list.. award-winning steaks - all set in a “rustic–modern”, “Best Design” interior that features a sleek study of woods, rich leathers, and walls of reclaimed railroad ties, with breathtaking views that highlight the historic train yards, Union Station, and the downtown Nashville skyline.

Every great city has its own best. Nashville’s best is Kayne Prime.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The sides are the best in Nashville. The Wagyu steak was a perfect, but was over cooked. About $10 overpriced for the size and cut."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Kayne Prime is always a great experience. The food is wonderful and service top notch. Great for business dinners or romantic evening with your loved one."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "I made reservations for my husbands birthday. I made a little note stating it was his birthday with his name. We were seated where I requested. The first thing the server said was Happy birthday to my husband addressing him by his name. ( I was very impressed). Drinks, appetizers, dinner and desert were outstanding. Tristan was our server. He was a delight and very knowledgeable about the area. We like early reservations so the staff does not have that many tables yet and we can converse with the staff. We do enjoy this. Everything was perfect. I would highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Every course if our meal was delicious! We look forward to visiting again soon!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "My husband loved my pick for his birthday dinner. Out steaks were cooked perfectly and the creamed corn brûlée and potatoes aligot disappeared fast!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We were visiting Nashville and celebrating our anniversary, and we hit the jackpot with Kayne!! Our server (Joel) was outstanding, the food was delicious, and even a little fire alarm incident didn't come close to ruining our night. The Filet Wagyu was the WAY TO GO. This place is honestly one of the best restaurants I've been to!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "The food and service were outstanding. I thought we had the best table in the house - next to a large open window overlooking Union Station and the Nashville skyline. Could not have been better!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Some of the best food I have ever tasted. The service was phenomenal. Our waiter was very informative about all the food and was helpful when trying to decide what to get. The prices are a little expensive but it's understand with how well cooked and prepared all of the food was. We were treated exceptionally well by all of the employees. We had a great experience and would definitely visit there again."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Overall fabulous. Interesting drink menu, great wine selections. Fun and tasty appetizers. Great service. Incredible steaks--and you must have the corn!!!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Easy walk from Frist or Union Station. Was fairly busy for a Wednesday night, but even so we only had to wait about 10 min or so past our reservation time. Service was great. Food was fantastic. Excellent steak! Lots of truffle options! My only worthy complaint is lack of beer selection. Definitely need to up their offerings in this area. Could use a few more dessert options as well. They do have good wine list though and some interesting and tasty cocktails."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "From start to finish this establishment made certain our experience was flawless. And I feel like even flawless is an understatement. Great job!! Excellent food! Perfect ambiance! Best steakhouse in Nashville!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "This place was fabulous, it was our first time going. We've heard about this place from friends and family so we knew what to expect however it was better then we thought it would be. Pricey but well worth it."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The all around experience was top notch and will definitely be back."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We visited Kayne Prime for dinner for the first time last Saturday night. The ambience and service were second to none, and the food is creative, well prepared and delicious. Kayne is not a place to go for a budget-conscious evening, but rather a place to go to have an elegant, energetic night out to celebrate a special occasion or to find some of the best cuisine Music City is offering right now."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We celebrate our anniversary each year with a lobster dinner. The meal at Kayne Prime was delicious, and a unique presentation of a whole lobster. It came already opened down the middle with three unique butter options. The sides of black kale salad and Brussels sprouts were delicious. It was delightful."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My husband and I came her for our anniversary dinner. I've been wanting to try this place since they opened but waited until we had a reason to spend more than we normally would on a dinner. This place surpassed all my expectations and then some. By far the best dining experience I've ever had in this city. The service, impeccable, thanks to Brian. All the food was amazing: bacon, wagyu filet, regular filet, the corn brulee (way better than I could have imagined), potato gratin, very cheesy and flavorful and ended with warm banana bread. Can't wait to go back and experience more!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The food was great. The fish was a little overpriced but appetizer, salad and sides were delectable. Steak was great also."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The signature bacon w/ cotton candy is a saturated fat heart attack on a plate. Almost entirely fat with no lean. The Caesar salad was excellent. The signature filet was seasoned with way too much salt. My wife's chicken was good as long as she didn't use the sauce which fortunately was served on the side. Wines very expensive. Desserts nothing to write home about. The highlight of the evening was superb service staff, but that wouldn't bring me back to eat anything I had again or anything I saw on the menu. Not in the same league as Morton's or even Ruth's Chris."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Our waiter was Guy and he was very attentive to our needs. Helped to make the dining experience. Food was very good. Tim and Hutch"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We have nothing to complain about from beginning to end. I made reservations through OpenTable with a note saying we would be dining here after my engagement proposal and it was not forgotten. Upon arrive the hostesses congratulated us, the server, even the GM came by the table to greet us and congratulate us. The bacon / cotton candy appetizer was great, we both had the Wagyu Beef filet mignons, she always orders well done meat, which makes me cringe when it comes to a steak like this, but I was extremely surprised at how it reserved the tenderness and flavor. The side dishes were exceptional. Overall, our server Guy was personable and made us feel welcome. We will definitely be back each time we get a chance to visit Nashville."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Had a good time with Joshua and my NYC cousins from out of town. There were a few fruit flies in the restaurant which was a little unfortunate, but when there was a question of one landing on my uncle's plate, Joshua very quickly took action and got us a new one. All in all everyone had a good time."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "If it wasn't evident, get the steak. Preferably, get the wagyu or the bone-in steaks. As for sides, the creamed corn brulee is fantastic, and for starters, the house bacon is magnificent."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "... tactics to keep the tourists away? (to leave more seating for the locals?) didn't work. The concierge at the hotel corrected our English and George, the amazing former NBA basketball coach turned golf cart driver, blugrassbband connesseur and ambassador for the city of Nashville helped us find the hidden 12th street, which for those of you new to town is not exactly between 11th and 13th. There we met a bevy of beautiful and brazen hostesses and JR our waiter whose company candor and camaraderie was the highlight of our night. The food was spectacle but overshadowed by the ambience, the service and the fact that we were in the amazing Music City! Five stars!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We've been here twice now and both times did not disappoint. The first time was a year ago on our honeymoon and we loved it so much we came back again and it's the first place we made reservations for. I highly recommend the house made bacon with maple cotton candy and the risotto tots. I don't think you can go wrong with any steak but I've had both the wagyu strip and wagyu filet and they were melt in your mouth tender and perfectly cooked. My husband had the progression of strip both times and loved it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Nice ambiance, terrible terrible service at the bar and table. Soba noodle veggie entree deplorable. Filet ordered as recommended but overcooked. . Side dishes were very good. The place has lots of hype and lovely vibe, but will never receive my business again. Others have raved about it so they must get it right sometimes but we were all thoroughly disappointed."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Make sure you ask fro bread at first so you can get some with your salad. Even though their bread isn't the best. Steaks are good, but I like Bob's steaks the best. All the sides items are really good here. That's where other steak places fall down. But they really should just give you bread with salads."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I travel frequently and this is by far one of the best steak restaurants. Expect to pay for excellent food and service. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Atmosphere, food, wine...it was all wonderful. We will be coming back again soon to enjoy again."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Went for birthday dinner. Wonderful service, not pushy and very courteous. Food was fabulous!! Definitely will go back again."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We have been at Kayne Prime many times but lately the staff seems to have little interest in details. Drink orders were extremely slow and for no apparent reason, they were no busier than usual. Cleanliness has also slipped, one of the non-alcoholic beverage glasses was visibly dirty, the server who filled the glass obviously never even looked at it. If he had he would have immediately discarded the glass for a clean one. When we dine at Kayne Prime we expect superior food quality and at least above average service. The food was still good but the rest of the experience was very disappointing. It was obvious the servers realized they were doing a poor job because they brought popovers "on the house", presumably as an apology."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Went for my birthday and had a wonderful time! It's a bit expensive but well worth it."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "he Wagyu Filet was extremely tender and cream spinach side is great!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "This restaurant was fantastic! We were there for almost 3 hours and totally lost track of time. The owner/manager was a wonderful man who stopped by our table twice to check in on us! Will definitely be back the next time I am in Nashville!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "By far the best food, atmosphere and service in Nashville! Our server Tylor Trobough is one of the very best around!! I recommend to everyone I know!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The perfect place to go. We were there for a milestone birthday dinner and it exceeded our expectations --- which were very high. Every course was delicious and out of the ordinary. The service was very good. Attentive, but not pushy or overbearing. It's pricey, so save this one for that special occassion."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great place for our 15th anniversary! Food was amazing and the service was great!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The already apathetic waiter walked off in the middle of our first guest's order. No explanation - just wandered slowly to another table where he interrupted the busy assistant waiter. He came back, asked for our order again and, yes, walked off again before the first order was complete. Left the room. No apology, no reason given; just walked away in the middle of a "six ounce filet, medium". A call to the manager has gone unreturned for a week. Four people well over $400. Service staff dumped a bottle of wine onto the table and a freshly delivered entree. We were not remotely concerned. A simple accident. We appreciated the free desserts and didn't miss the wine. Great steaks; some great sides and some oddities, and under-cooked fish."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I visited Kayne Prime this week and it was fabulous! I travel all over the country for work each week and always have a recommendation from the locals but this is at the TOP. Homemade Bacon with Maple Cotton Candy was to die for. The corn, brussels sprouts, mac and cheese are all a must. I did not try the rolls but they looked great and the party I was with loved them. Steaks were cooked perfect! I can't wait to return to Nashville and take my husband. A+++."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "When making my reservation, I requested for a "fun and knowledgeable" server for our first dining experience to celebrate a birthday, & Kayne Prime delivered! Ashley & Jimmy were incredible! At no point did our table go without. Jimmy was like ninja, I would have a newly folded napkin, fresh silver, & filled glass and have no clue he had even been by the table. Not once did I feel silly for inquiring about unfamiliar menu items. Ashley's knowledge of the menu was extensive & her suggestions were spot on to each of our preferences. They made our dining experience fun and the birthday boy felt incredibly special on his special day. The cotton candy and bacon- BLEW OUR MINDS. We'll definitely return and encourage others!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "My wife and I went here for our anniversary and for starters they surprised us with complimentary champagne. From there is an adventure for our taste buds. Te bacon with cotton candy was indescribable. My wife got the Waygu filet and it was the greatest piece of steak I've ever eaten in my life. The experience was fantastic and they truly cared that your experience was one to remember."
    Dined on 6/23/2014