etc.

4.8
1926 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Located in the Bedford Commons complex of the Green Hills neighborhood, etc. offers lunch and dinner Monday - Friday, dinner on Saturday and Sunday brunch. As the second, smaller version of sister restaurant Etch, Deb incorporates her favorite spices, produce and global recipes on the menus at etc. for an adventurous dining experience. A succinct wine and cocktail menu includes wines from around the world, select craft beer and a handful of culinary-minded cocktails.

The intimate 2400sq ft space features simply adorned tables, comfortable banquette seating, a large wine and cocktail bar and plenty of open-air seating. Funky light fixtures, striking electric blue, copper and glass accents, and warm woods fill out the intimate space.

Experiences

  • valentine's day

    $90.00 per person

    Feb 14, 2022 only

    Enjoy an intimate, four-course dinner presented by Chef Deb Paquette February 14th. This prix fixe menu will be offered in lieu of our regular dinner menu for $90++ per person, with optional wine pairings for an additional $40 per person. We look forward to celebrating with you!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1926 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ETC is the perfect spot for a quiet lunch filled with conversation, outstanding service and delicious food.

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JeanieN
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A special lunch with a lifelong special friend—who has long covid. Jan. 24.

JM
vipJeffM
Nashville
49 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our 2nd visit to etc. Another great experience. The relatively new menu had depth of choices. Service was excellent. Food quality was great. Etc is becoming one of our favorites.

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Esser
Nashville
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was good last night, not great. The food seemed a bit below the usual standard of excellence that we have come to expect at Etc. I hope this was just a bit of an outlier experience.

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ChadD
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience3

The overall experience was meh. We started with great cocktails and a wonderful pork belly appetizer. During Our opening discussions with our waiter we informed him of my allergies to fresh nuts And he assured us he’d make sure the items we ordered wouldn’t have nuts. The main entree arrived and I noticed small crumbled nuts and asked are these nuts? He said oh I forgot I’m sorry. Rather than make my wife eat alone I said I’d just wipe off all the toppings and just eat the Mahi. The manager came over in a few minutes and said our waiter informed her of his mistake. She checked to make sure I was ok and not having a reaction and asked if we wanted something else. I said no I’ll just eat the pieces of Mahi so my wife doesn’t have to eat alone. When we received the bill nothing was taken off and I had to pay full prices for a meal I couldn’t eat half of because of their waiters mistake. The manager should have made sure to either comp the entree or at least reduce with a discount. We will not return for an average meal at a place that clearly thinks a lot of themselves and doesn’t pay close attention to their guests.

etc.
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Chad, thank you for your review. I am so sorry to hear about your experience at etc. We take all of our guests' dietary requests and allergies very seriously, so it is disappointing to hear that we failed to meet yours. We'd love to speak with you more regarding your recent experience - would you mind sharing your contact information at your convenience? Thank you again for your patronage and feedback; we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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JosephT
Nashville
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

always great food and service-- a real neighborhood gem

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TripW
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always an amazing experience. The food is top notch and the atmosphere is casual and comfortable. Lunch is very reasonably priced for the quality of food and service, while dinners are an elevated experience. Easily the best dining experience in Green Hills and one of the best in Nashville.

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RobB
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch. The soup was delightful (tomato sweet potato). The staff was friendly. We will be back.

JP
JPlovesfood
Nashville
12 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Excellent service. One of the best restaurants in town.

PK
vipPatrickK
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, re-imagined food! Would highly recommend! We ate the flatbread with duck chorizo and catfish. Excellent service and great cocktails!

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Beth
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique food with staff that clearly knows the menu and enjoys what they do! We would absolutely go again

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Pony
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a bad meal. Food is tremendous. Menus are always being updated with great choices. Always great service. Atmosphere is relaxed yet stylish. Thoroughly recommend!

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vipSara
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was very knowledgeable about wines. She even suggested some that were not on the menu, and they were outstanding. The brussels sprouts side is not to be missed.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and unique dishes

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Jonathan
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a must try. The flavor combinations are out of this world.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall1food1service2ambience1

We were seated at a table directly in front of the entrance so that every diner had to turn sideways and rub against us to get past us. If it was crowded I may have understood, but we were the second table of the night. We were never offered the specials. We overheard another table being offered multiple off menu items. The food tasted like a creative license gone wrong. It was as if the entrees were comprised off a food leftover roulette in which none of the tastes worked with each other. A piece of fried catfish on top of indian flavored shrimp in banana yogurt? It doesn’t sound good and the execution is worse. Add in a crying baby and 2 apps and 2 entrees taking over an hour and you’ve got a night to forget.

etc.
Responded on January 12, 2022

Thank you for choosing to dine at etc. I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience! We never want our guests leaving unsatisfied in any way, and I regret to hear that we fell short here. Our Chef does, in fact, include many varying flavors and sauces to accentuate her dishes. While this is her signature style of cooking, we understand it may not be for everyone and are always happy to omit an ingredient or sauce upon request. Furthermore, I sincerely apologize that you were not made aware of the featured specials during your visit last weekend and the negative effect this omission had on your overall experience with us. We welcome any and all guest feedback and will be using your comments as learning tools for our team to improve moving forward. Thank you for taking the time to share your remarks - we value your patronage and hope you will consider visiting us again in the future.

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HeatherM
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful at etc.
Perfect pairings.
Delicious menu.

We will definitely be back!

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NanA
Nashville
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2022
Overall3food3service5ambience4

We love to go to etc. The steak was excellent, but the portion very small. The catfish was perfectly cooked, but the sauces lacked something -- the flavors seemed off and didn't go well with the dish. The bread seemed stale.

Service was excellent.

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Goodtimes
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I have eaten at ETCH and now ETC. I have had several occasions to appreciate their customer service. These folks take service very seriously making their dinners feel comfortable and well cared for (without being intrusive). The food selections are inventive and the presentations are appealing and artistic. The flavors are multilayered but harmonious. I sound like a foodie and I apologize, but the experience was just that good!

etc.
Responded on January 7, 2022

Wow! Thank you for this glowing review! We’ll be sure to pass along your awesome comments with our team. It’s our goal to make every guest’s experience with us a memorable one, so we’re pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and the ambiance. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic New Year’s Eve dinner!

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RobinM
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The New Years Eve pre-select 4 course menu was wonderful! Our drinks, food, service and our waitress Shannon were all amazing! We will definitely be back!

etc.
Responded on January 7, 2022

Thanks for ringing in the new year with us, Robin! We hope to see you again soon!

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vippgmconnections
Nashville
37 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the atmosphere, service and food was exceptional. The New Year's Eve menu was interesting, offering an incredibly wide variety of choices even thought the menu was pre set. You can never go wrong at ETC.

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vipBillyH
Nashville
15 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a New Year’s Eve for course dinner and it was excellent.. Deb is a culinary Rickstar!

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vipCinewriter
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We're longtime fans of Etch, Deb Paquette's flagship restaurant in downtown Nashville, and have enjoyed many a night wolfing down the best cauliflower dish we've ever eaten. Etc. is considered Etch's "sister" restaurant, and if so this is the sassier, more avant garde member of the family. With flavors bursting in every bite, Chef Paquette continues her legacy of continually being the leading creative force in any kitchen in the area. We were simply blown away by the food here. The seasonal freshness, combined with cultural touches of flavors make Etc. a must stop for all those who appreciate cooking, and service, at the highest level. We will be back again and again again...and we recommend you do the same. Congratulations to all involved with Etc. Highly recommended.

etc.
Responded on January 7, 2022

Wow! Thank you for this glowing review. We’ll be sure to pass along your awesome comments to our team. It’s our goal to make every guest’s experience with us a memorable one, so we’re pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and the ambiance. We hope to see you again soon!

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LindaL
Nashville
7 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere, smaller space making it an intimate setting. Great service and delicious food.
Cocktails fun to watch being made…and tasty

JK
JenniferK
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met college friends for lunch. Our server was amazing and patient (four women= lots of talking!). The food was delicious and presented beautifully.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and loved it! Great ambiance which is key.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous! We had a wonderful meal here!

AJ
AmyJ
Nashville
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salmon special was wonderful, many nuanced flavors. Others had the venison which was spectacular!

PB
PhillipB
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal, attentive service, super food. We’ll be there again soon.

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peterg
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and very good food. Will go back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and wonderful wait staff. Never disappointed at Etc.

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AlexR
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice decorations for Christmas. Everyone seemed to enjoy. The Cornmeal Fried Catfish was great!

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vipClaireT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, the service, good and ambience were superb!

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was AMAZING! Food matched!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, sweet staff, excellent and exciting brunch menu

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Jamarho
Nashville
50 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, dinner at Etc. was outstanding. We had a wonderful evening with friends. Two of us had the Mahi Mahi special, which was the best Mahi Mahi I have ever had. The other two had the venison, which was cooked to perfection and delicious. We definitely recommend Etc. It's a great place for excellent cuisine and a comfortable atmosphere.

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vipMusicCityJoe
Nashville
41 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent eatery for tasty food with unique flavors. Chef employ wide range of component in a very creative and tasteful manner.

Fish entree is usually outstanding regardless of your preference.

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vipCasey
Nashville
43 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

etc. never disappoints! We had a delicious lunch there. I had the curry vegetable pasta entree and my friend had roasted cauliflower bowl. We cleaned our plates! It was my friend's first time at etc. and he loved it and wants to go back!

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Tboy58
Nashville
46 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated exactly at our reservation time. Our waitress was quick and very informed of her menu. I ordered the grilled salmon (perfectly prepared and moist) laying on a bed of sauteed capers and steamed spinach. A wish of butternut sauce surrounded the entree. My wife had the lightly breaded catfish and grilled shrimp-it was perfect as well. The entree was served in a tastefully done time element. Etc continues to be our favorite couples dining spot in all of Nashville.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from etc. using the Order Online button. etc. also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (615) 988-0332.

etc. is rated 4.8 stars by 1926 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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