City Winery Nashville Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar

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554 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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City Winery Nashville is a fully functioning urban winery, top-notch music venue, full-service restaurant & private event space, all housed in a massive 36,000-square-foot facility in downtown Nashville.

City Winery has created a cuisine that borrows from Mediterranean history steeped in Italian, French, Spanish and Middle-Eastern cultures; regions that have been pairing simple and wholesome food with wine for centuries. Our chefs create menus based on classic European dishes that take on their own interpretations while staying true to our philosophy of wine inspired, regionally influenced & locally sourced dishes.

Our wines are exceptional: Grapes are imported from renowned regions around the country, then crushed and aged on site. Wines are poured by the glass or bottle, with many available on tap.

We offer Happy Hour for the wine lover! 1/2 price bottles - wine glasses - apps & flatbreads! Can't beat that. Monday - Friday, 5-7PM.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10:30am-2:00pm
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Phone number
(615) 324-1010
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Donald Counts
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
7th Avenue South
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Parking details
There is limited street parking in the surrounding area and we offer valet parking on site for $6. Valet parking is free for our Vinofile members.
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Entertainment
Visit our website to view upcoming shows and purchase tickets.
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Special events & promotions
Host your event at City Winery Nashville Barrel Room & Restaurant! Our various spaces can accommodate any event you have in mind and provide a unique background for any special occasion! From a private dining experience of 25 people to a company party of over 300 people, we can create a space for your every need. For more information, email nashvilleevents@citywinery.com.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

With amazing live music capabilities, delectable culinary creations, award-winning wine program, and stunning patio views, City Winery Nashville offers everything you need to make your next private event an unforgettable experience.

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What 554 People Are Saying
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1.0Dined on August 2, 2018

Quite unimpressed with the meal. For a place that aspires to be fine dining, the truffle frites should NEVER come to the table cold.

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2018

Came in prior to the John Burke concert up in the Lounge. Good food, ate on the patio so the noise level was much less than what the inside had.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Great service and venue perfect for preshow dining

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3.0Dined on July 22, 2018

Service was mediocre at best a lot of employees walking around but not very attentive to their tables. Atmosphere is great. Food was good

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

Knowledgeable and attentive wait staff. Food was delicious and wine was great too

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Great service and great food! Really big place. Great find off the main strip of Nashville's busy Broadway.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

A great brunch spot! Ambient and a good value!

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5.0Dined on July 20, 2018

Allie, Kim and Kate were awesome servers

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5.0Dined on July 17, 2018

Great place. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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1.0Dined on July 14, 2018

The music was horrible AND loud. We couldn’t have a conversation without raising our voices and we were at the opposite end of the room.
The food was plain, bland, and worse, not prepared as we had asked. The coffee was bitter. No amount of cream could help it.
The only bright spot was our server, Natalie, who did her best to bring some humor to a bad experience
Not a place we will return to nor recommend.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

I always enjoy City Winery but this was my first time attending for brunch! I loved everything about it. The meal was awesome and the love music was great! Can't wait until next time.

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

The manager on site Saturday 7/7/18 made our bride and her bachelorette group feel so special!! Took us up to the 2nd floor for scenic pictures on the rooftop, top floor, and allowed us to peek in and view the live performance.
Our waiter, Ryan, was charasmatic and very helpful. Very well informed on all plates, ingredients, vegan options and wine recommendations.
From the Tampa area and really excited if one comes to this area!
Y’all made our Saturday night dinner.

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

My daughter and I enjoyed our dinner very much. I had the salmon special which had a yummy watermelon garnish over a corn risotto...the flavors were delicious! But, the brussels sprouts are by far the best thing we ate...my daughter, who is not a big fan of brussels sprouts, said it was one of the best things she's ever eaten. Our server was great, and we had a very enjoyable evening.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

The Red Wine Chocolate Cake with a glass of Malmsley Port was phenomenal!!!

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Greeted professionally, seated on time, wait staff introduced at appropriate times. Everyone was on there game! Staff recommendations were spot on! Food was outstanding! Service outstanding! Red more stars to rate properly!!

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2018

The restaurant was very cute and very clean. The service was good as well. The drinks were great. The food and it’s presentation was however lacking. I was very disappointed in the food especially for the price point.

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

The food was delicious! Definitely try the brussel sprouts. The servers were amazing and went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience!

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3.0Dined on June 23, 2018

The food was mediocre. The restaurant was really cute and we loved the ambiance but the food just didn’t measure up. Wouldn’t go back.

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4.0Dined on June 19, 2018

Good experience! Prices reasonable. Waitress and waiters more than happy to help. Theater experience was a bit lacking. Seats were uncomfortable, audio from stage was poor. Couldn't hear what the entertainers were saying. We sat in upper level. Glad we did, seating downstairs looked overly crowded with people seated too close together. We will go again, because of the experience, depending on what shows are presented. Good place for family to get together, eat, great wine selection, prices were very reasonable.

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2.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Went for Father’s Day with a party of 10. Reservation was for 1:45pm. We’re seated only to be told the kitchen closes at 2pm. It makes no sense to allow reservations that close to closing time with that large of a party. So we had to rush our orders in. I ordered my burger medium but it came out well done. The kitchen was already closed so I didn’t bother sending it back. Truffle fries were cold & the Parmesan cheese wasn’t even shaved, just chunks. Don’t get me wrong, our server was extremely polite & provided great service. I just don’t think they should take reservations that close to closing.

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3.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Lice music was much much too loud.

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2.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Extremely slow service, mediocre food and VERY loud.

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Our second time at City Winery.... dinner before a concert. Tasty food and a fun place to enjoy a good dinner and conversation.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We were in town for CMAFest and looked for somewhere to eat for our group of 7. Great food and wines-highly recommend!!

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

We went here for a bachelorette party and it was awesome! I loved the ambience, the food was great and the service was also exceptional.

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1.0Dined on May 26, 2018

We walked in for our reservation, no one said a word to us and it was practically empty. We sat at the bar and the bartender did not ask for our orders 5 min, didnt know anything about wine and the food we (cheese plate) were served was stale and gross. So upsetting.

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4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

A very nice place I just didn’t enjoy much. Beer selection was ok and food about the same. Underwhelmed.

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2.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Disappointed:(
Overrated

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Great food and service. Too noisey. Was sat next to a large annoying party.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s day

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

It was a great experience for my wife and I, as we were celebrating Mother’s Day!!!

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

For Mother’s Day, I expected a lot better from City Winery. Food was cold and not replenished quickly. I had to go track down condiments because waiter never came back to the table until we were done. Food was not original or flavorful, seemed just like they wanted to churn people through like a factory.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Exceptional food and service

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3.0Dined on May 6, 2018

It is hit or miss sometimes on their menu. We have dined here many times but driven by the concert venue they offer. Generally the meals are prepared nicely and some are unique. Limited bar choices. No Bombay, no Coors, hate IPA beers only.

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4.0Dined on May 2, 2018

I was sat in a middle restaurant table close to the bar, it took 15 or more minutes for the waiter to make it to the table to get my drink order, and another 20 minuets to receive my drink. Once my date arrived it was relatively good service from then. Other than my date not receiving her drink until after dinner arrives, it was good. The food was excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Our waiter Ryan was exceptional, very attentive and very courteous. Food arrived hot, tasted wonderful. It was our first time there, and we enjoyed it very much.

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2.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Poor service

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2.0Dined on April 18, 2018

The service was very slow and disjointed. All three steaks that were ordered came out cooked incorrectly. The duck was overcooked as was the sausage. However the scallops and bolognese were lovely. I think they had a few large parties and where overwhelmed in the kitchen.

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

First time here - very cool atmosphere. Sat in the front dining area near the bar. The concert venue looked really nice as well. Once seated our waitress said there would be 3 servers waiting on us. Not sure if it was this team approach or not but the service was very poor. We waited 15-20 minutes for wine on multiple occasions, often had no water in our glasses or on the table. The food was very good though. Two of us got the scallops which were amazing. another got the pork steak and another the gnochi which were both good not great. They had some great appetizers as well. The Mushroom Risotto balls were amazing. I expected a little more from the servers in terms of wine knowledge. And they ran out of their pinot noir but had it in the bottle... but wouldnt sell it by the glass?!? this is a wine bar. very surprised by this. With so many other great options in Nashville we likely won't return anytime soon unless its to catch a show.

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2.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very disappointed. Wanted outdoor seating til we saw it was right next to where the valets are pulling up the cars. Ordered white wine flight ...one wine was out of stock so without asking just replaced with a rose. (I’m Allergic to reds:roses) Rib eye ($55) we chose to split. Was clearly precooked (grey in color) barely room temp and absolutely NO seasoning—no salt or pepper. Really? Asparagus however over salted and over cooked. Hollandaise sauce was in a tiny cup and cold. One positive the atmosphere was decent but after all I read in reviews...fell very short and for the money wouldn’t recommend.

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