Acme Feed & Seed, Nashville’s iconic, century-old building, located in the heart of downtown, provides locals and visitors an original experience while honoring the much-loved character of Lower Broadway. A bustling lunch spot during the day, the first floor transforms into a “funky-tonk” at night, featuring rotating live music of Nashville’s diverse musical landscape where every genre is represented. The first floor also plays home to the Acme Farm Store, offering locally-made artisanal gifts and sundry goods, as well as Acme Radio, which broadcasts live shows and unique programming via acmeradiolive.com. The second floor features a lounge with seasonally-inspired handcrafted cocktails, a menu of easily-shareable dishes and Acme's sushi bar. The third floor encompasses The Hatchery, the largest one-level private event and music venue on Lower Broadway. On Acme's rooftop terrace, guests can enjoy an open-air bar with 360 degree views overlooking the neon lights of Broadway, fireworks of Nissan Stadium and stunning views of the Cumberland River.
Fin & Pearl is Nashville’s first fresh seafood restaurant committed to sustainable and traceable sourcing, earth-friendly operations, transparency with guests, and providing an approachable dining experience served with the Southern hospitality that guests have come to expect from TomKats’ restaurants. Inspired by the ocean, Executive Chef Matt Farley collaborated with Morales on a menu that showcases the freshest, highest quality seafood from purveyors that uphold sustainable and traceable practices. With preparations ranging from raw and cured, to grilled and fried, the sea-to-fork menu features dishes that please every palate, as well as selections for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.
Nestled in the 4-star LEED certified Pinnacle Building at Symphony Place in the heart of downtown Nashville’s burgeoning SoBro district, The Southern Steak & Oyster is a unique and animated eatery that offers an authentically southern adventure with a twist. Featuring a shuck-to-order oyster bar, hickory wood-fired grill, locally-grown produce, delectable tender meats and direct-sourced seafood, The Southern Steak & Oyster combines indigenous flavors with exotic ingredients that take its guests on a culinary journey where every breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch entrée tells a story. Executive Chef Matt Farley collaborates with Owner Tom Morales to create cuisine that brings a southern awareness to time-honored dishes from around the globe. With inspirations from the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean and from Nova Scotia to North Carolina, the menu at The Southern is truly “South of Somewhere.”
Located at 221 5th Avenue North, the Woolworth building is a registered historic site as part of the Fifth Avenue Historic District in downtown Nashville. One of the original “five and dime” stores, F. W. Woolworth became the site of some of the first lunch counter sit-ins during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in Nashville. The new Woolworth on 5th honors the history of this space by serving as a welcome table for all – an upbeat atmosphere with food, music, dancing that everyone can enjoy. The menu at Woolworth on 5th explores the roots and history of Southern culinary arts, with ingredients and techniques that can be traced all over the globe. TomKats Hospitality Executive Chef Matt Farley collaborated with Morales to create a menu that is packed with flavor and tradition. Woolworth on 5th is where Nashville goes for song and dance. The basement level of the restaurant, known as the New Era Ballroom, hosts a variety of regular music and performance programming. Live music in the New Era Ballroom explores the sounds of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, with a lineup of genres ranging from soul to swing, to gospel, to jazz.