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Pomodoro East
Pomodoro East

Pomodoro East Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.pomodoroeast.com
  • Email: info@pomodoroeast.com
  • Phone: (615) 873-4978
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Casandra Walters
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: We would love to be a part of your special event. Please contact us to discuss specific details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Eastland Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Secure parking lot and street parking available.
A word from Pomodoro East
"farm to table" concept Fresh Italian Cuisine in the heart of East Nashville.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "Overall menu selection small but powerful combinations with excellent quality and taste. We were just a party of two but ordered seven different menu items and all were prepared superb. Reservation made with specific request for outside dining, upon arrival no outside table available. Inquired about request and was informed "outside is first come, first serve". Not a great answer or explanation given. Quick recovery to vacate a table,and provide desired location. Service was good. Any negatives at this restaurant were surely forgotten as the memory of the food lingers on, and on, and on,....."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We eat here regularly. Whether you order Fig & Pig pizza or their Flat Iron Steak, it's amazing."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I brought a six weary travelers in on a Saturday night & had a lovely, relaxing meal. The restaurant atmosphere is nice, but not stuffy. The pizza & pasta is always tasty here & there's something for everyone to enjoy on the menu . The Pizzas & pastas are always quite tasty. My husband tried the pork belly dish, & it was phenomenal! Our server was very pleasant & patient with our large party. The hostess was also very accommodating when we needed to push our reservation back from 7:30 to 8 pm due to a flight delay, which was appreciated after a long day. All in all an excellent experience!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Good food, not a large selection for my friends but satisfied me. (Pork belly was mmmm) Bar seemed limited and drinks ordered were not that great. The noise level was beyond being able to talk across the table. Of course we were there on a Saturday night. Our service was wonderful, attentive and gracious."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We have been here four five times,always very good!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We've celebrated several milestones at PE. This was our 40th anniversary, and Pomodoro East was our "go to" place once again."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We love this restaurant. The food is creative, delicious, the service is friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The pig and fig pizza is my personal favorite, the description says it all. There is also a three style cheese appetizer which is divine. The wines are great and overall everything is very well priced and great value. We have not had the pleasure of dining on their terrace but it must be amazing in summer. There is a kids menu too which our kids love, although my 12 year old son craves for the parmesan chicken. Don't hesitate to try it if you have not done so already. It takes us almost 30 minutes drive to get there but its always worth it."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This is a great spot for a group of friends to gather; vibrant, a range of menu options, and great, upbeat service. I had a pork belly and polenta dish that was really good. A dish of meatballs and pasta was less satisfying, but over all the food is good and not just a range of the usual Italian 'red sauce' offerings. The wine list is short - and surprisingly lacking in Italian wines. This was our second visit where the red was quite warm. I'd strongly recommend taking your own and paying corkage."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The atmosphere is nice, really cool and unique design. Small selection on entrées and over priced. $20 for spaghetti and $19 for chicken Parmesan that was burnt around the sides. Dessert was good, but very tiny portions for $8.00. Service was okay, did what needed to be done. Fried green tomatoes were awesome. I wouldn't go back though, I'll stick to amerigos."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Dinner was ok. Set menu was a little stiff but understandable due to V-day traffic. Very nice ambience, hipster but upscale."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Met with Friends pre-concert. Service and food was great. Got us in and out in time for the show."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Everything about Pomodoro East is perfect including the chef makes a unique, but different each time, plate for my vegan husband!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Local neighborhood restaurant with good food and average service. Worth a visit."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Pomodoro is one of my go to restsurants. The food and service are consistently good. They have a good happy hour as well. Though not necessarily a typical kids restaurant, I regularly take my 10 year old daughter & she loves it and feels welcome."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "10/10 for appetizers. Had the onion rings and cheese plate. The tea was way to sweet! 2 of the dishes were super salty: Pesto Alfredo and parmesan chicken. The fig n pig pizza I had it and changed it to fig n chicken. Had great favors, however, way to much flour on the bottom and very little chicken, the outer edges were to browned. The special: spinach manicotti was yum. To much spinach for my non eating vegetable vegetarian husband. I had it for lunch the next day. Reheated well. A little over 100$ without alcohol for 4 adults."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The spaghetti was too spicy. The Caesar salad was good, but not great. My friend said her spinach and mushroom pizza was very good."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We had dinner here on Valentine's Day it was our first visit. It was a great experience, our dinner was delicious, wine pairing was excellent. We were very impressed with the noise level we actually could converse with the couple we were dining out with and could hear each other pleasantly. We definitely will be back!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Easily one of my favorite locations. Great Happy Hour too! The food and service has never disappointed."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went day after Valentines for dinner. Service was quick considering how busy the place was. Drinks were good, with a decent beer and wine list. Had carpaccio to start, it was excellent. Wife had chicken parm, well prepared and was a huge portion of chicken. I had pork chop with fried green tomatoes and mac and cheese. Pork was decent. Fried green tomatoes had cheese inside, cooked about perfect. Probably the best I've ever had. Mac and cheese is a penne style pasta, with a white cheese sauce and sausage. I'd go back again just to eat the mac and cheese. Well worth the price, excellent spot for special occasions or having a few drinks on the porch."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food was great. Very fresh and not too heavy. I do wish the menu had been a little more extensive. There were only 6 entrees on the menu, but with that said, my husband and I didn't have trouble finding something to try. Very tasty and not overly expensive. We had the Lava Cake for dessert. It was ok...not great. The portion size was also on the small side, but again, not a terrible size for topping off the meal. Overall, I'd definitely go back. The waitstaff was very knowledgable about the menu and seemed eager to answer any questions."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The good was great and the service was as well. However, it was way too loud. I'd expect to be paying less than half of what I did just for the noise level. Two people eating at $120, I'd expect a little more. The good was quote good and that's what saved the experience. The seating was uncomfortable and it was extremely crowded. Overall I'd give them 3.5/5 stars."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We wanted to try somewhere new. The food was really great. The kids enjoyed their food along with the adults. We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "From our wine (an Itialian Pinot Grigio), to the entrees (Pork Chop, Shrimp & Polenta), to the dessert (Tiramisu), everything was delicious! Very friendly staff and great services as well!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Friendly and Service was very good. A bit loud. Food was uneven. Calamari was excellent. The trout was very good. On the other hand, the shrimp with polenta, although tasty was excessively salty. The braised shortrib, also tasty was tough. Frankly I am skeptical that the meat was short rib rather than a chunk of braised round or sirloin. Desserts and wine were very good. I may go again but probably will order a pasta dish - the ones that passed my table en route to others looked good."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "The atmosphere was nice, the service good, but the food was... meh. My granddaughter got the pork chop, and it was tough and chewy. The fried green tomatoe was fine, but she wouldn't eat the Mac and cheese ( neither would I). She loves mac and cheese, but this was tasteless mush. My shrimp was good, especially the polenta. Overall, the food was NOT worth the price. I won't return for awhile..."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "My girl friend and I were just trying to go out to dinner. With the help of open table we booked 7:30 reservations. All other restaurants We're booked. Then we hit Pomodoro. We were the lucky ones. Great food, service, menu, drinks.... Etc. what a great place . Love East Nashville. : )"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Food was amazing...the carpaccio left me salivating for me. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Really yummy. Also a bit loud but fun and will go back. Good red sauce"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Hearty Italian food, great service. Worth the drive to East Nashville from Brentwood!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Very good food yet menu was a little limited for Entrée selections, expected more options. Wood Fired Pizza was EXCELLENT!"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Wonderful Italian experience. Delightful menu and excellent service. We have dined here about 4 times and continue to look forward to going again. Tasty!!!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "don't tell nashville about this fine establishment in easty, i'd hate to fight the crowds that would certainly flock...so comfortable, at the bar in front of the wood-fired oven, or in a cozy table, we've never had a mediocre meal here...everything unique, well thought out and adventured...i love the new combinations and the friendly staff...and the though the bar is limited (can we step up the bourbon choices) they'll still make you whatever you want with their flair...a happy hour as happy as any...cheers!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have not had one thing we didn't like at Pomodoro East. Their regular menu is amazing, and their happy hour is such a great deal, great portions for only $5!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The pizzas at Pomodoro East standout at first glance, falling just slightly short of the hype given by the delicious description. The appetizers, and rosemary cake-like bread that start the meal sets a fitting tone for the delicious meal to come. And to finish it off: the most interesting cherry ice-cream pair with fried fillo dough. A great find."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Love pomodoros. It's our favorite place in Nashville. Every special occasion is celebrated there for my wife and I."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Wow what a neighborhood gem we found in Pomodora East. Food was unexpectedly delectable. The ambience much more than expected. Service was superb. Overall, the dining experience was one of the most matchless that we have had in quite some time. This is a MUST try."
    Dined on 12/9/2013
  • "Service wonderful. Food presentation great! Tasty, too. We'll be back."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "My wife and I enjoyed a great date night at Pomodoro East. The food was outstanding, the service was just right, the pricing was reasonable and the staff was courteous and pleasant."
    Dined on 12/4/2013
  • "Entertained visitors from out of town. The service was excellent without being overbearing and the food was wonderful. I will definitely be back and will recommend Pomodoro East to my friends."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "In a half empty floor we were forced to sit and a two top table between two big tables...even after asking to be moved and being jostled by diners and the staff....did I mention the place was half empty and remained that way fro 6-8."
    Dined on 11/4/2013