Nashville Local’s Guide: 8th Avenue South

I’ve been living off of 8th Street for over a year now and I love it! I normally stay in my neighborhood for most things; so I’ve created a guide of what I like to do over here! I’ve included the 8th Avenue/ Wedgewood Houston area.

Where to Eat

Girls gotta eat right?

  • M. L. Rose: All around great place. Average prices, huge beer selection and fun atmosphere. The one on 8th avenue has a really cool beer garden in the back! Their sweet potato fries are amazing!
  • The Sutler/ Rambler/ Melrose Billiard Parlor: You can have three completely different experiences all in one place! They have a swanky cocktail bar, music inspired restaurant/bar and underground game bar. The Sutler has the BEST brunch, the Rambler has a great drink special on Wednesdays & Melrose has free popcorn. You’re welcome!!
  • Cilantro: One of my favorite restaurants!! Amazing Mexican food, waiters are nice and great margaritas.
  • The Smiling Elephant: Great Thai food and super cool atmosphere.
  • Sinema: It’s a old movie theater that’s been made into a restaurant. SO COOL. Can be a bit pricer but have a good happy hour and if you’re looking to grub at brunch they have a pretty amazing buffet. Tip: use the downstairs bathroom, super good selfie spot.
  • Love, Peace & Pho: Serving up delicious Vietnamese food! Try the Rare beef!
  • Fat Mo’s: Looks like a little shack, but skip McDonalds and get Fat Moe’s spicy fries. You’ll thank me later.

Where To Go Grab A DrinkT

  • Bastion: I’ve been here quite a few times, it’s amazing. They have a restaurant but the bar area is a great place to grab a drink! Their “bucks” drink is so tasty, nachos are amazing & have $3 PBR + a super fun “air” hockey game.
  • The Pink Flamingo: Atmosphere is the main part of this place. It’s SO pretty! When it’s warmer the patio is nice & on the weekends they have a disco dance party with old school jams.
  • Diskin Cider: Not a huge beer fan? Try a cider! They have a full in-house cider production and cool bar area with games! Great place to chill on a pretty day!
  • The Sutler/ Rambler/ Melrose Billiard Parlor: Again good places to eat and drink.

Where to Get Coffee

I need coffee to basically function everyday… here are the best places

Where to get Sweets

  • Baked on 8th: Simply amazing! Good and pretty desserts! Cute place to take pictures too.

Activities

After you eat, drink and caffeinate yourself you need something to do.

  • Wedgewood-Houston Monthly Art Crawl: It’s the first Saturday of the month starting at 6 PM. Who doesn’t like art & free wine? I like it better than the art crawl downtown, FYI.
  • Go thrift shopping! We have some great thrift stores really close by! Eighth Avenue Antique Mall, Pre To Post Modern, Classic Modern, GoodWill is close & the flea market!
  • The Basement: Great place to see live music! Super small and cool venue.
  • Zanies: Spend the night laughing your booty off!

Share:

6 Comments

  1. October 31, 2019 / 4:42 am

    Would love to always get updated outstanding web site! .

  2. November 3, 2019 / 6:10 pm

    Howdy, I do believe your blog could be having internet browser compatibility issues.
    Whenever I take a look at your website in Safari, it looks
    fine however when opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues.

    I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Aside from that, great website! http://backstreetsofhickory.com/

  3. November 17, 2019 / 1:13 am

    This is really attention-grabbing, You’re an overly professional blogger. I have joined your feed and look forward to searching for more of your wonderful post. Additionally, I have shared your site in my social networks!

  4. January 22, 2021 / 7:02 pm

    I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you? Plz reply as I’m looking to create my own blog and would like to know where u got this from. many thanks

  5. February 7, 2021 / 1:25 pm

    Only wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the written content is rattling superb . Ranice Mikkel Trotta

  6. February 7, 2021 / 4:43 pm

    Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your web site is magnificent, as well as the content!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Looking for Something?