Margot Cafe and Bar

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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11 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

A pioneer of the East Nashville restaurant scene, Margot McCormack had the vision to create her stylish spot in an old gas station. Full review →



The creation of chef Margot McCormack, this romantic eatery offer's one of Nashville's best evening dining experiences

Make sure to complement your food with their extensive wine selection and beer list.


Margot's rustic French- and Italian-inspired fare (braised spareribs with mashed potatoes at dinner, savory crêpes and frittatas at Sunday brunch) has an established foodie fan base.



Her local dining institution consistently offers a delightfully inconsistent menu. That is, the choice of rustic Italian and French dishes with a Southern influence changes daily. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Chef-owner Margot McCormack's cozy brick cafe in East Nashville is a charmer, especially during Sunday brunch. Full review →


Gayot 15.0

There are worse places to be on lazy summer Sundays after church than on McCormack's patio, enjoying a peach Bellini and breaking through the crusty French bread that cradles your poached eggs. Full review →



A daily-changing menu of French and Italian dishes comes out of this husband-and-wife owned restaurant in East Nashville where the emphasis is always on local and seasonal ingredients. Full review →


Lonely Planet

This newcomer to the low-profile East Side does rustic French and Italian cuisine with great sophistication - think goat cheese ravioli, locally raised braised lamb, Riesling ice cream. Full review →


On the Grid

If you only have time for one meal in Nashville, make your reservation. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

In the cutting-edge Five Points neighborhood, chef Margot McCormack prepares Mediterranean-inspired dishes with a Tennessee flair, including clams, snapper, and cobia in a tomato-and-fennel broth. Full review →



Situated in a converted East End service station, this “homey”, European-inflected cafe whips up a “Tuscan- and Provençal-inspired” menu. Full review →

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