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Miel

4.7
627 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French American
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Miel is a classically influenced, refined bistro with a focus on locally sourced, organic produce & meats. Housed in the former Johnson's Meat Market building in the historic portion of Sylvan Park, the decor of is warm and simple with the old, oak Franklin Court House benches flanking the walls, Bling Fish Series art from Herb Williams on the walls and stained concrete floors. The bar is charming and comfortable, focusing on classic cocktails and spirits with a daily happy hour from 5:30-6:30. Enjoy dining on the patio on warm nights or sitting by the outside fire on cool nights. The BARN is the perfect place to host an event for up to 26 seated and up to 50 for a standing reception. Miel's herb garden adorns the front walkway and fruit trees are abundant in the patio garden.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French American, Organic, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday- Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm;
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(615) 298-3663
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Andrew Coins
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Catering
Miel Restaurant caters events off site from small dinner parties and cocktail parties to large functions. Please call or email to inquire further.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Charlotte
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Parking details
Across the street and 2 doors down. 2 lots with enough parking for each guest.
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Public transit
Metro Transit stops 2 blocks East of Miel on Charlotte Avenue.
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Special events & promotions
Miel hosts winemaker events and special dinners throughout the year. See the website or facebook page to learn more.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 627 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

This gem of a restaurant has been a delight for years, but the food and the wine selection is better than ever! Many of the vegetables and herbs are fresh from the on site garden, or the farms just a few miles away. Seema, the owner, is on hand every day, and is a dynamic and wonderfully friendly host. Bonus: she really knows her wines, and adds a well chosen unusual, and diverse wine list . Service is relaxed yet professional.
In a growing city with more trendy shiny new dining options coming on to the scene every day, do not miss the opportunity to try Miel again if it’s been a while...you won’t be disappointed!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Always an outstanding meal and great experience. Seema is a pleasure and the space is inviting. The food and beverage selection is absolutely top notch

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Baked eggs in tomato sauce was lovely. Parmesan stuffed brioche was hard. Salmon poke was perfectly balanced. Overall, food was very good.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Tip of the cap to my new friends at Miel for their upcoming 10 year anniversary. To survive through the economic highs and lows, to thrive in this market for that long is a testament to the quality experience they provide.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Great time! Live Jazz and a Crawfish Boil! The sides of cornbread, boiled potatoes and sausage and corn on the cob complimented the bottomless bowl of freshly cooked crawfish. I had forgotten how much work it is to get a bite. Definitely worth the effort.

Although live jazz is not always there, it was a wonderful treat with the menu.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

I always have a wonderful time at Miel. My mother and I decided to attend the crawfish boil this past Sunday and everything was exceptional. The food, the service, the music all of it was fabulous. We especially loved those smoked sugar beignets!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

I had to choose a restaurant (long distance via Google) for an upcoming post-opening at LeQuire Gallery. The website was so inviting and menu so interesting it was not difficult to know I made a good choice. Our server David made sure we were expertly taken care of, and host/restaurateur Seema Prasad is brilliant, lovely and amazing. She has the golden touch. Like honey!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Patio dining with impeccable service and expertly curated menu. Seema knows her food!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

In a word: Fabulous. We were able to sit outside on the back patio and it was nothing short of perfect. The food was exceptional and the owner engaging, as was the wait staff. I cannot wait to return.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Incredible. Could not have been better.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

The owner is a wonderful hostess and person. Delightful place that reflects her taste.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Seriously....AMAZING!!! One of the best restaurants in Nashville.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Best meal I’ve had in Nashville for many moons

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

My favorite Nashville restaurant. We've lived here for 11 years but always go back to Miel when we want the best meal with the best ingredients. I always want to order 3 or 4 things off the appetizer list just because they sound amazing. They are. French cooking at its best. Not overcomplicated. Perfect. Always great service, too. A gem in West Nashville.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

My husband and I celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary at Miel. Wish we had started the tradition years ago . Not only was the food delicious, my husband said it was the best fish dish he had Ever had ( Alaskan Halibut ) with interesting combinations of flavors and ingredients but the atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming . We had a delightful time talking with Seema and her wait staff. Obviously , they are there to serve and make your visit all that you dreamed it would be. We will be back and we won’t wait for our next anniversary to go !

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Always good surprises on the menu. Food, wine list and overall dining experience rivals the best dining in Nashville. Miel keeps getting better and better.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great food and wine!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The atmosphere was great and the food was awesome. A great selection of wines and the staff was excellent. We will certainly return.

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1.0Dined on March 23, 2018

First, let's talk about food: Everything is too salty. The portions are tiny for the price. As an example, only one profiterole is served in your plate. And the tarts look like an amuse bouche.
Most of the dishes in our party were served cold.
Not only the food served in this restaurant does not worst the money you spend, there is a serious issue with honesty in this place. We were a group of 12. We paid the separate bills without paying too much attention to the details since we were chatting a lot. The day after, we realized that we were charged for one supplementary meal and one supplementary glass of wine. I contacted the owner, after being sure that there was no mistakes in the bill of all the other guests. She refused to reimburse us. And she does not want to even have a look to her record. She said that it was our responsibility to check what we were paying for before signing the credit card paper. She is probably right .... But a honest owner will reimburse their customers. She earned $56 more, but she lost 12 potential customers.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We sat outside on patio which was wonderful

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Amazing food; exceptional service

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Excellent food and great service. Warm and welcoming environment.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

My third visit, and my second time bringing out-of-town family. An excellent selection of vegetables, meat, and fish, prepared creatively and perfectly flavored and seasoned. We cleaned off every plate. The cocktail and wine selection complement the food well. The service is terrific, and everyone at the restaurant is warm and welcoming. We'll be coming back again!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Our service was fabulous. Can’t say enough about our experience.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Admittedly, Miel is my favorite restaurant in Nashville. You just can't miss with ANYTHING you order. The menu is varied enough that everyone can find something, but it does not make you suffer through too many choices. You may need to be willing to take a leap on something that sounds unusual, but you will have no regrets. The amuse bouche always sets the tone, getting you ready for something unexpected, but delightful.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The cuisine is imaginative, beautifully presented, and very rich. Where else is schmaltz served with your bread? Nice servers and pleasing atmosphere, plus easily accessed location with good parking. Not much on the menu for vegetarians.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

This is my wife's and my favorite restaurant in Nashville. We had our rehearsal dinner here, we loved it so much.

Seema is a wine expert that gets the best wines from small vineyards around the world. Bottles start at $35+. Never had a bad bottle.

Happy Hour is 5:30-6:30pm and has $5 glass of wine. No cheap stuff here. Each happy hour glass is well worth $12+.

Food is amazing. Pork Shoulder is a family favorite.

I have a gluten allergy and they are very accommodating. Even make their own gluten-free bread!

Highly recommend Miel. Everything about is it amazing.

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2.0Dined on February 18, 2018

My husband and I have been to Miel several times with great food, wine and service. Last Saturday we went and were so disappointed. Our waitress was sweet but she had too many tables. The food was just ok. We got an appetizer that neither of us could eat-it was too vinegary! My fish was served just barely warm. The waitress was so busy I didnt want to ask her to heat it up.

Sadly disappointed.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent food, service, and atmosphere all around. I would definitely recommend this as a great date spot or a nice place to get together with a moderately sized group.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great inspired French food. To my pleasure the chef keeps upping his game. Terrific!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

For a $300 meal for 2, felt rushed, food was a bit salty and too edgy without much flavor. Ambiance was good.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Miel never disappoints. Service first rate. Food always tremendous and adventuresome. Seema makes you feel welcome in so many ways

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

One great restaurant. Attentive service, great wine list and spectacular food. Wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Fabulous food! Really enjoyed the attentive service and the delicious food. Had a medley of dishes, particularly enjoyed the beef cheeks.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Nice quiet Saturday night with my wife and Miel was our choice. Another wonderful dinner, this restaurant continues to developed and offer new and creative dishes. My wife had the goose special which was delicious.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Miel keeps re-becoming my favorite restaurant in Nashville. The chef is talented. There was a vegan or vegetarian risotto on the menu, but in the mood for more vegetables I asked for something based on vegetables. He made me something I have never had before and might never get to have again. it was a cabbage steak, layered with other vegetables some of which were grilled and then there were subtle Thai flavorings over the top. it was a sophisticated and creative dish. The restaurant is always conducive to good conversation.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Another lovely & delicious MIEL dinner!
Never disappoints. Best gimlet, wonderful lamb starter, awesome salad, perfect entrees and a few yummy sweet bites to finish👍
Seema & entire staff are passionate, knowledgeable & so committed to their guests!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Our new favorite restaurant. Locally owned with local food sources and a commitment to making the dining experience personalized and excellent. Inventive menu. Friendly staff and owner. Will come back many times.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

I took a friend to Miel for her birthday. The meal was delicious and beautifully prepared. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the food and wines, and helped us choose just the right things. We thought we would need to-go boxes, but we ended up eating everything. This is one of my favorite restaurants, and Seema always makes me feel welcome.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

Fantastic!

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