Sole Mio
Sole Mio

Sole Mio

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.solemionashville.com/
  • Phone: 6152564013x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday: Brunch 11-3

    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Organic, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Brown
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: In-house and off-site Catering. Handmade Pastas, Homemade Sauces, Chicken, Veal, Fresh Fish dishes and Desserts from Northern Italy. Minimum delivery charge $50. If server needed - minimum $75 for three hours. The restaurant has 2 private party rooms. Call for information. 615-256-4013
  • Special Events: Sole Mio is the perfect choice for your rehearsal dinner, business event or dinner, company party, bachelorette/bachelor dinner or just a great night for a large group of friends.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Korean Veterans Blvd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking behind the restaurant in private lot.

    Complimentary Valet: Thursday - Saturday PM
A word from Sole Mio
With over 18 years of award winning dining, Sole Mio continues it's tradition of authentic Italian in downtown Nashville including being crowned Taste of Nashville's Best Italian 2010!

Sole Mio started on the beaches of the Adriatic Sea over 25 years ago. Owner GianCarlo Agnoletti first opened in his hometown near Rimini, Italy. He began a passion for wonderfully fresh Northern Italian food and is pleased to share it with you here in Nashville, specializing in handmade pastas and homemade sauces and desserts.

Chef Jeff Brown has made his mark now with his signature Lobster Ravioli, Veal Involtini and daily fresh catch and don’t forget to save room for our Homemade Tiramisu!

Extensive wine list selected by level 2 sommelier James Garza and full bar is also available.
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Sole Mio reviews from OpenTable diners
115 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.7
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
71% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (55)romantic (48)neighborhood gem (29)fit for foodies (27)notable wine list (21)good for groups (19)great for outdoor dining (15)great for lunch (8)late-night find (7)great for brunch (6)hot spot (4)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (3)Show More
  • What a great find!
    Minheats
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Great foods and exceptional service from management level and down.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Ordinary
    Luvitalian
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Waiter said the lasagna was the best in the city. If that was best Nashville needs some real Italian restaurants. Carpaccio was not real raw filet and somewhat fatty. Cheese cake dessert tasted store bought. I've been spoiled by finest Italian restaurants all over U.S; this place not even close. Service was very good; only positive
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  • Another Winning Dinner
    Pmozz07
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The new chef at Sole Mio is really bringing it! Saturday I enjoyed the halibut and scallop special and it was exceptional; one of the best meals I've had it quite a while. Finish that off with the homemade cheesecake (and this appeared and tasted like REAL cheesecake!) and you have an excellent dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • emptynest
    emptynest
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Service was excellent. Food was authentic and just flat out good. Wife had the special andI the lasagna. We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Scase2
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Service Great Food Great Sweet deals 104.5 the zone got me there and I will be back
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food & Service
    momoaks
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The food was great and they had a very good wine list.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    SweetP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The meal did not meet our expectations. Have enjoyed dining at Sole Mio in the past but they missed the mark this time!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This place needs a overhaul.
    FoodirVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food was expensive and very average. The food quality was disappointing. I first and last visit.
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  • Not so great
    OlivePortlandMaine
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Food was good - but service was poor. waiter had a huge attitude, with nothing to back it up. Also made the fatal flaw of not offering cheese or fresh pepper when the dishes were served.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    Mtmcqueen
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Just moved into neighborhood and had not been to Sole Mio in years. It was as good as we remembered. And they had a Gluten Free pasta option for my wife. We will definitely become regulars. As we say "it is on the rotation".
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just what we wanted
    lizee
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We wanted a light supper and Sole Mio was just right. The bruschetta with balsamic reduction was outstanding and the linguine carbonara was very creamy and flavorful. We shared both and it was plenty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Missy
    Missy
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food and the service were top shelf. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced
    MysteryDiner739VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Nice service, Ok food, but completely overpriced for what it is.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BariTeri
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    What a find! Great atmosphere... very relaxing and laid back so you don't feel rushed about eating your meal and getting out the door. The food was beautiful... oh yes, I took a pic! I would highly recommend to others... a great spot to have a celebration; let them know you have a special occasion!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • less than the usual
    AnatoliaAddict
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    I've eaten at Sole Mio for years (followed you to the new location). Always ordered fettuccini Alfredo with shrimp except last time. I got the clam/sausage spaghetti. It was a mistake. The sausage covered up the subtle clams, was too salty, and dry without enough sauce. The mussels before and spumoni after were great but I will NEVER vary from my usual fare again if I come back. Disappointing. At those prices?
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Would Go Again
    SplurgeTwiceAYear
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Went for our anniversary, Friday at 7pm. Fresh warm bread when you sit down, great. Bruschetta appetizer was huge and really good. We had the filet and the pork chop. Both had great flavor, were cooked perfectly, and came out hot. Not much in the way of vegetables/sides with your entree...they were more for flavor and visual interest than actual "sides". I don't think there was any background music. Place was crowded though, with lots of lively conversation. I wouldn't say there was a lot of "ambiance"...maybe more on a quiet weeknight. Restaurant is mostly one large dining room, front wall is all windows looking out on street/outdoor seating. Server was nothing to write home about. App + 2 entrees + water to drink + tax = $70
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious! Excellent Service!
    2hungry
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    We meet friends for dinner on August 16. The guys raved about the gnocchi and me and my girlfriend were just as pleased with a salmon entree and pasta entree. The waiter was very personable, helpful and attentive. We were on a tight time frame and he took care of us without making us feel rushed. I even had a Groupon to use and we didn't get the cool shoulder you can sometimes get when a waiter or waitress thinks they won't get tipped as much. We asked a favor from the manager and he was very nice and accommodating too! The only thing that I can think of that wasn't positive.....I think the bottles of wine are a little on the pricey side. We've eaten at Sole Mio several times and it remains consistent with great food and service!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • NashvilleGirl
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We booked reservations the day of through the Marriott Renassiance. We had a party of 9 girls for a bachelorette party. We heard great things about the food. Once we got there, we didn't wait long to be helped. The server was very nice although not extremely attentive. Our food came out very quickly and was tasty! However, we were placed in one of two rooms and were the only party in that room. Additionally, there wasn't any music or background noise so it was very quiet when we were all eating. I thought the prices were a bit high as well for the food/service we received.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Italian Dining
    Flippinfool
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was our first time donning here. Was our anniversary so we were expecting a special dining experience. Were not disappointed. The food and service were both great. It will definitely remain on the short list for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • recent dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We really enjoyed the service and the food was exceptional. The restaurant could be a little livelier but some enjoy Quiet. Overall great place. We will revisit and have told several friends
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful experience
    louan
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Friendly staff, great food, wonderful experience. Will for sure return!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner on the 4th with fireworks.
    Oats
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Simply the best place to dine prior to the Nashville 4th of July fireworks show. You get vallet parking at a quaint Italian restaurant that is well decorated with good food and great service. You can eat on the porch and watch the fireworks from your table while eating desert and leave in time to miss the traffic bog as you are just a few blocks from the interstate. It is our families yearly tradition which will continue for years to come.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Don't do it.
    EstenalleyVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    This place has really gone downhill. We were staying next door so ordered something to go. THEY FORGOT THE ENTREE!!!!! Done, never, finis.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fourth of July Dining Gem
    Ronnie4
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Actually chose Sole Mio because we could valet park at the restaurant, have dinner, then take in the fireworks and downtown activities and return to the restaurant to retrieve our vehicle afterward. Third Avenue location very convenient to Broadway and Market St. The four of us enjoyed the bruchetta and calamari appetizers before our main courses. Like Sole Mio's idea for choosing either their listed main courses, or pairing your choice of pasta, sauce and meat accompaniment. The wine list is not overly extensive, and the least expensive glass is $9. The delicious chocolate cake dessert ($9) was sufficient to sate the sugar crave for the four of us. James did a knowledgeable job of serving us without us without being intrusive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 50-50
    Ryan
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Not sure why they left their last location, with a beautiful view overlooking the city--I'm aware I don't know the details behind that so I can't hold that against them :). I am someone who really doesn't mind paying top dollar (on occasion) for great food. However, my pet peeve is expensive food for the sake of being expensive. Bottom line is, the food was OK but not worth the price. Server meant well but was simply not very attentive. We might go back, but not before trying others restaurants for a while.
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  • A Meal Before the Show
    LightkeeperVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    My wife and I had dinner at Sole Mio before a performance at the Schermerhorn. They take reservations, have valet parking, have your table ready, the menu is adequate as is the wine list, and you make it to the performance on time.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic and Intimate
    nurutas
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Sole Mio has been on the Nashville scene now for nearly 20 years. Family owned and authentic, I was concerned that this downtown Italian staple might be overshadowed by all the newcomers on the block, especially since the newcomers are good in their own right. I was not disappointed! This is a restaurant for the unhurried. Hand prepared and made to order, this Nashville Icon still holds it's own. To truly enjoy your dining experience, allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours to truly enjoy. (The shareable bruschetta this time was insanely delicious and we left room for the most decadent white chocolate cheesecake made by man)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely Awful
    foodloverVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Food bland [Chef Boy-Ardee] tastless. Absolutely no ambience. Will not return, too many excellent restaurants in Nashville to dine at.
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  • terrible
    ben2eat
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Food is overpriced and not good. Service was bad. Waited nearly 20 minutes for water and 35 minutes for someone to take order. Restaurant smelled like burned eggplant. Awful. $100 for two people to eat there.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Would not recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    There wasn't one quality that stood out when we went for dinner on a Friday night. Service was slow and impersonal, the calamari appetizer was tasteless and dry, the Caesar salad was horrid, and the pasta sauces were unappealing and drowned the fresh pasta. Wait - I do remember 2 good things- the bread was delicious and the pasta was obviously freshly made. But don't bother to go just for that.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • New menu - even better!
    foodie227VIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We've eaten at Sole Mio for several years it is a great place before attending any show in downtown Nashville. The new menu is very good and the service is always outstanding. Wine selection is very good. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Authentic Italian
    StephenV
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Sole Mio is the place to go in Nashville for authentic Italian cuisine. If you're looking for great food in a nice environment, especially before seeing a show at the nearby Ryman or Bridgestone Arena (both within walking distance), Sole Mio is an ideal choice. One of our favorite spots in Nashville.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Personal Service from Mgr
    Toast
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Joe, the General Mgr, was very involved with our service. He took both of our special orders, and both were top notch, and beautifully presented! Their bread is amazing! Great place to celebrate a special event! Sweet service. Molto delicioso food!! Altho Tiramisu a bit blah for me; I ll try another dessert next time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food good not great
    TommyT
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I had the lobster Ravioli and the pasta was chewy and the contents were warm not hot. I assume that had they been cooked a little longer they would have been great. The other entree was linguini and again the pasta was undercooked. The waiter was very pleasant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding meal!
    MartinGVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    First time visiting Sole Mio with my family. Took our waiter's recommendations for appetizers and entree. Bruschetta had a marvelous flavor and the calamari is some of the best I've had. Fresh pasta made in house was fantastic. I had the lobster ravioli- outstanding. My wife had the lasagna- superb! Anthony our waiter made an outstanding wine recommendation that paired well with both. Deserts are also made in-house and were to die for! Highly recommend this Resturant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very accommodating!
    KVander
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Thanks to our server who patiently waited for our 5th person to arrive after her flight was delayed for an hour. We were able to enjoy the ambiance and make good use of the time. I'm sorry I didn't write down her name - she was very gracious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A nice downtown find in Nashville
    TimingVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We were going to the Ryman and this was so convenient. The food was great and the old style Italian ambiance was great. They let us stay in their parking lot, so we didn't have the hassle of finding another spot to go to the show. It is very near the Honky Tonks, just a short walk to everything. Loved it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place, not so nice prices
    MorePlease
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We enjoyed our visit, and the server was excellent. My only complaint regards portion sizes and cost. I specifically asked if the linguine portion was a lot and the server responded with a resounding YES. Upon arrival...it was such a very small serving, that I had to rotate two-three strands around the fork and eat slowly to "make it last". I have a pet peeve when it comes to pasta servings---really, how much does it cost to serve more past? Thank goodness I had a Groupon or it would have made me very upset.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Meets Expectations
    NASHVILLENATIVEFOODIE
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Sole Mio is always a great choice for good Italian food. service and atmosphere conveniently located to all the activities and fun of riverfront Nashville. It's our go-to place for out-of-town guests and it never disappoints. We dine there often and recommend it to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dreadful -avoid at all costs
    Nycarts
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Total disappointment. Pictures looked good, menu okay, expensive for Italian. But... Had no idea what veal saltimbocca is nor did they know how to make meatballs or arrabiata sauce. The first, came with chicken not veal, chopped up veggies on top, little to no sage or prosciutto. Meatballs were dry to be I edible. Sauce was all red pepper and when told to the waiter, he shrugged and walked away. Tiramisu was dried out, cannolis tough and dry. Wine average. And a bill for almost 275. Horror show.
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