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. Dinner is served Tuesday through Saturday from 5-10pm. Menu...

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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