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Family Style - Urban Grub, Nashville, TN

Urban Grub

4.8
4.8
4032 Reviews
$31 to $50
Southern
Urban Grub is a casual fine dining bar and eatery located in a renovated carwash in Nashville’s iconic 12 South district.

The design of the restaurant features a rustic elegance, filled with custom woodwork, stone fireplaces and rounded booths tucked in intimate corners. Urban Grub offers both indoor and outdoor seating with a combination of the two in the beer garden, accompanied a view of the restaurant’s meat curing room, as well as a covered gazebo for larger parties.

From the inviting indoor-outdoor atmosphere to the elevated Southern cuisine of fresh seafood, house-made charcuterie, and prime dry-aged steaks, the experience is unforgettable.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 39 times today
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Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Southern, Seafood, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sat 11:00 am–1:00 am Sun 11:00 am–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (615) 679-9342

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Edgar Pendley

  • Private party facilities

    Stuffy upscale is out…..ethnic, healthy, casual and pick-up is in, which makes Urban Grub the next big star on the Nashville dining scene. Host your next event with us and experience all this and more; mingle with your guests and enjoy an evening of delicious cuisine and superb service.

  • Private party contact

    Event Coordinator: (866) 683-0010

  • Neighborhood

    Nashville

  • Parking details

    We offer complementary valet, don't worry about finding a place to park.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer Garden, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

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What 4,032 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Nashville

    Southern

  • Nashville

    Southern

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    In follow up to my latest review I have to say Urban grub outdid themselves. The manager had reach out to us because of our poor experience during our last visit to apologize and welcome us back. We decided to give them another chance. Tonight’s service and food was just as good as the first time that made us regulars to begin with. Roo the manager had stopped by to make sure our experience upheld the values of the restaurant. Darryl the server paid attention to every detail and made sure the service was top notch. The steak and appetizers we had ordered were cooked perfect and tasted just like we remember. Based on my experience tonight The manager upheld her word. We could tell from the servers, kitchen staff, cook and management every small detail was paid attention to and how much they went out of their way to welcome us back. And make it right. Thank you all at Urban Grub for proving that they care about every customer satisfaction and correcting even the smallest of their mistakes. We are looking forward to our next visit and we will definitely be bringing our family and friends.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous food, service, ambiance. Best brunch in Nashville!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    It was very hot inside, both myself and boyfriend were sweating. Food was inadequate however the manager was accommodating and took the food off of our bill. This has been my only not positive visit, I usually love Urban Grub and will continue to dine there.
  4. LH

    LyndaH

    Nashville

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service as always. We were a bit early and they sat us without issue.
  5. TK

    TonyaK

    Nashville

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing. The food was amazing and the server was amazing the ambience was perfect.
  6. JO

    JimO

    Nashville

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    All was very good, service from Will, Ryan & Drew was top notch. The food was also very good.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience4
    This is our third trip to urban grub until tonight it has been our favorite date night experience. We always go all out and order the tomahawk aged steak and it’s usually the best piece of meat we have ever ate. Tonight however was sub par. Our first steak came very charred and burnt on the outside and was not cut for table dining. We mentioned it to the server he immediately took it and was getting us a new one. The manager stopped by as well as assured us that they would make a new one low and slow for us and we said we wouldn’t mind waiting. When it arrived very quickly it was less charred but smaller than what we ordered (46oz) the table beside us ordered a 40oz and that was much larger than ours which led us to believe they gave us the smaller steak. The steak itself was very hard to chew and cut. we frequent urban grub because their steak you can practically cut with a fork and it melts in your mouth. Also to add our experience was interrupted by a loud fire alarm and the fire department showing up. It may have been and off night for the restaurant but too many mistakes at our table from (small) had to ask for bread, being forgotten about to (large) mix up and miscommunication with the tomahawk. We still paid the $300 bill without complaint, however I cannot see myself coming back again to pay that amount for the poor quality I was given tonight.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Was very disappointed with the size of the baked oysters still same price but very small maybe nickel sized. Memphis dry ribs were extremely salty and did not have a dry rub but a wet bbq sauce on it.
  9. Y

    Yewdell

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the go-to place I recommend when wanting a high-end meal that is a fun environment and not too pretentious. The appetizers do not miss and I recommend the crab beignets! I actually grew up hating fish and I am obsessed with these! The menu literally has everything when it comes to high-end american but it also has a great burger and ribs. It allows you to do you and enjoy great food. Also, the staff is wonderful.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant exceeded our expectations. We highly recommend the butter pecan donuts, andouille sausage (spicy), and the feta brussel sprouts. See if you can request James, a 10-year-veteran server, who clearly loves his job. While I wouldn’t fill up on the biscuits that came out as the bread service, they were unbelievably delicious and piping hot.
  11. PM

    PaigeM

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    We were there in a heat wave. The air conditioning could not keep up and it was not comfortable in the restaurant. The tables are very close and there was an extremely loud table that wasn't close to us, but was disruptive the whole time we were there. The food was good but not great. We got filet, wagyu filet, salmon, shrimp and chicken. Nothing stood out everything was good but not great. The popovers they give you with biscuits were the only outstanding thing about the place. It was pricey, crowded and very noisy with standard food.
  12. V

    Vicki

    Nashville

    177 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    177 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a group celebration dinner and it was GREAT! We chose to do shareable and everyone walked away full and happy. Oysters were fresh, cheeses great, brussel sprouts deicious...etc.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Food is incredible. The booths in the bar need window tint
  14. JB

    JenB

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing and the service was outstanding!
  15. AP

    AnthonyP

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    Service was sub par. Sat at the bar for dinner. They could care less that you were there.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Get good and service!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience4
    Went with friends who had highly recommended the restaurant, first time for us. Initial interaction with hostess was totally unacceptable. We were initially ignored and then treated rudely. Fortunately an astute young gentleman noticed us alone by the hostess stand in the nearly empty restaurant and offered to help. It turned out he was our server, Cade. He provided excellent service and management comped a shared dessert which was a nice touch.
  18. E

    Emptynesters

    Nashville

    60 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall4food5service1ambience4
    We were worn out waiting for service. Never quite figured out who was the waiter. We would have ordered more drinks, appetizers,etc. We just wanted our dinner and leave. We believe we were unserved because we were not dressed up, Had a busy afternoon. no time to change. I suggest the Management read the Book the Millionaire Next Door. Best wishes
  19. SS

    StephanieS

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience5
    The food is amazing - it’s too bad the inadequate service ruins the experience. We were assigned three waitstaff to our table snd barely saw one of them. Couldn’t get anyone’s attention for a coffee refilll, condiments, a take home box or to pay the check. This will definitely cost us a second visit
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    12/10 good service and atmosphere. Loved everything!! Can’t wait to return soon
  21. LD

    LindaD

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were celebrating our 29th wedding anniversary.
  22. LM

    LMiller

    Baltimore

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated my 13 year anniversary at Urban Grub. Staff were excellent. Waiters used a team approach which I loved. Complimentary champagne toast was a plus. Food was great. Those crab beignets OMG. Ambiance and overall atmosphere was busy but enjoyable. I would definitely return to try more entrees on the menu.
  23. MS

    MichaelS

    Atlanta

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Saturday afternoon late lunch. Place was very busy and quite loud. It was a positive energy.
  24. KA

    KimA

    Nashville

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The brunch was fabulous! Ryan was our server and he took great care of us! I will be back very soon!
  25. AS

    AsianaS

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was such a great experience to dine with Urban Grub again. The food is always outstanding and I can’t take to go back sooner rather than later!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Dakota was fantastic! So knowledgeable about the menu and style at the restaurant. Food was terrific, but service made it happen. We were first timers and made fans out of us!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Had my birthday dinner here with my parents when they were in town. The food was delicious, service was great, the only downside was we were expecting to sit inside and they seated us outside. It wasn’t terrible but that should definitely be part of the booking options so you know what you’re getting upfront
  28. SC

    SteakofChoice

    Atlanta

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Awesome team servers. Food value was outstanding and the food taste was excellent. Great surprise in a nice neighborhood setting. For sure a repeat
  29. P

    Picksupthetab

    Nashville

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was phenomenal as always.
  30. JH

    JamieH

    Nashville

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    This is going to be one of our new "spots" that we take friends and family to when they come to visit. Everything we had was excellent. The charcuterie board was exceptional as well as the scallops and filet.
  31. JU

    Just2ofUS

    Tampa

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The charcuterie selections were awesome. Loved their presentation. I had the scallops and they were excellent. My dining partner had the Poulet Rouge and it was way to spicy and very dry. She couldn’t eat it. Service was attentive but loud. They gave us a nice box of sweets to go. I would go again.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Pre-graduation dinner. Our server (blanking but originally from Connecticut) greeted us immediately and promptly got us started with drinks and apps. He made great suggestions and really knew about each item. Our dinner entrees were delicious but the highly recommended Double Pork Chop was not only a VERY generous portion but cooked perfectly. We were so surprised when our waiter brought us a shareable cheesecake with peanut brittle to celebrate our Vandy graduate. We left happy and stuffed. Thank you for a great meal and look forward to coming back soon.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Late Mother’s Day dinner
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Do hbnbbbnb
  35. J

    John

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great experience, highly recommended. Valet parking exit a little tight - needs to be addressed
  36. d

    dl6305

    New England

    72 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Normally I would rate UG 5 stars, since the food and service are both well above par. On this Sunday evening, however, our table was in the smallish room just short of the private event space. There was a birthday party with people shouting to be heard and our space was turned into essentially a wide hallway with people coming and going. I enjoyed my spicy pork shank and Malbec, but couldn’t hear most of the conversation at our table for four. Just so the management knows: it’s bad business to kiss off 5 tables of diners in order to have an event space filled with people who couldn’t care less whether they are disturbing other diners.
  37. BB

    BrandyB

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food, drinks, and ambience was amazing. We’ll definitely be back!!
  38. KG

    KimG

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food, great service and ambiance was perfect. Just a little loud but still enjoy eating there, will return again.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was my birthday dinner. The food is always great, and I always have a good time.
  40. f

    foodie

    Indiana

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of our favorite spots in Nashville. It never disappoints!

FAQs

Urban Grub is rated 4.8 stars by 4032 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 39 times today
Google Map for Urban Grub

2506 12th Ave South Nashville, TN 37204

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Nashville

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sat 11:00 am–1:00 am Sun 11:00 am–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Southern, Seafood, Steak

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We offer complementary valet, don't worry about finding a place to park.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Edgar Pendley

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer Garden, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

  • Phone number

    (615) 679-9342

  • Private party facilities

    Stuffy upscale is out…..ethnic, healthy, casual and pick-up is in, which makes Urban Grub the next big star on the Nashville dining scene. Host your next event with us and experience all this and more; mingle with your guests and enjoy an evening of delicious cuisine and superb service.

  • Private party contact

    Event Coordinator: (866) 683-0010

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