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About Midtown Cafe
Midtown Cafe offers a casual, affordable, fine dining atmosphere with fresh seafood, prime steak, lamb, veal featuring 40 wines by the glass and 150 selections. Located just off West End at 102 -19th Ave S in the Vanderbilt / Music Row / Midtown / Medical Center neighborhood. 29+ years of quality products prepared and served by caring professionals.
Now open weekdays for Breakfast 7am - 2:30pm. Self-parking 7am-10:30am
Valet starting at 10:30am
Nashville, TN 37203
Southern, Contemporary American, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday 7am -2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2.30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:30pm-9pm & Friday / Saturday 4:30pm - 10pm
Between West End & Broadway
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
No live entertainment.
No offsite catering.
Self parking for breakfast weekdays 7am -110:30am. Valet only lunch & dinner. Paid parking in adjacent lots.
At 19th & West End 50 yards from building.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
email owner / proprietor Randy Rayburn at Randy@sunsetgrill.com
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Midtown Cafe Ratings and Reviews
One reason I, along with other regulars, return to Midtown Cafe is that it is reliable. The service staff is knowledgeable but not stuffy, friendly but professional, the food is always good and one can talk privately even though the hum throughout the room is lively.
Had a business meeting at Midtown because it is the perfect spot to enjoy the food and talk seriously. Breakfast/brunch was delightful! Eggs and bacon were perfect, the omelette was devoured quickly and the oatmeal was superb. Food and service is ALWAYS great!!
We had our annual Christmas Lunch this year with our friend. We all enjoyed the food we ordered and the presentations were nicely done. The server was attentive and helpful. Our main disappointment was that there were no holiday decorations either on the tables or on the walls. We concluded that the management did not want to offend anyone so chose no holiday decor.
There is a reason a restaurant lasts for close to 30 years. Midtown never disappoints -- the great menu makes it difficult to decide what you want, but whatever you choose will be excellent for sure. The atmosphere is perfect for conversation -- and the service top-notch.
Discovered this restaurant through Open Table. We were very glad to see they could accommodate our large party of nine on short notice. The food was great and the service was even better. The waitstaff was attentive to our needs and kept our drinks filled (always a plus in my book)! If I had to complain about something, I would say the portions could have been a little larger given the price paid, but other than that, I would definitely recommend to a friend!
Midtown Cafe is always my first choice for Nashville dining. Today's dinning experience was a business meeting and I am happy to say that it was a perfect atmosphere to conduct business. The food and service were great, as usual. The low key, intimate atmosphere allowed for conversation. Definitely a place to try out for business or pleasure.
Service was excellent but food left much to be desired considering price point. My wife's veal was drenched in sauce, and fried cutlets were VERY soggy. My meal was ok, but considering the plethora of excellent restaurants in Nashville, I'd recommend a different restaurant for a special occasion. While this restaurant has a great rating on open table, I would not recommend and do not plan on returning.
We went there to celebrate a friend’s birthday and told them ahead of time. Our waiter, Scott seemed to discourage ordering dessert and never offered any coffee. Since 20% gratuity was already included he didn’t appear to make any extra effort . At one point he told us he was only taking appetizer orders. He was unapologetic when any food or drink needed additional cooking or the wrong item was delivered. Overall, The risotto and chicken scallopini were delicious as were the Brussels sprouts and lemon artichoke soup. Unfortunately, the service was slow and did not live up to the delicious food .
Outstanding gathering point for business or personal conversation. Food is superb (quality, variety, abundance) ... staff even more so (kindly, attentive, skilled) ... and price point is certainly reasonable. Would highly recommend this spot ... my FAVORITE go to place for conversation for breakfast or lunch. An added feature is the hospitality of owner/manager Randy Rayburn ... few are more amiable and few make you feel more appreciated. And yet another important feature ... they serve breakfast for lunch, my favorite!!!!!! ... Avi Poster
We had a fabulous time at our favorite spot! It is a quiet, tucked away gem! Service is always impeccable not to mention the food on the menu. We always check the specials, but end ordering our favorite as seen below, the Lobster Mac and Cheese. It is to die for!!!
The service cannot be beat...literally the best attitude, care, kindness, and smile. Felt like she'd known me forever being so wonderful to me! The food was delicious and very right portion and time for preparing, and the wine paired nicely. What a fantastic experience with nice food and great service!
We felt rushed the whole time. We went in thinking we'd be there for at least an hour or two enjoying wine, dinner, and dessert, but ended up in and out in 30-40 min. The wine and crab cake appetizer were good. My husband's veal was rubbery and the spinach side for my grouper tasted very odd, almost burnt. Once finished, the waitress did not ask if we wanted to look at a dessert menu nor if we wanted another glass of wine, and instead just dropped off the check. Needless to say, we will not be returning.
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