The Best Seafood in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee also known as the ‘city of Music’ is one of the largest cities in the USA and it is a popular hotspot among tourists all over the world. The city is home to all the major music production houses and most of the well renowned country musicians are from there. Though Nashville has a bustling 24 hour entertainment economy that involves live shows, concerts and other entertainment joints, it is their seafood that will remain in your memory forever. Here are the top 5 places to eat the best seafood in Nashville:

Merchants Hotel
This scenic hotel has been there since 1988 and it is one of the best places to eat seafood in Tennessee. For people who love diners, Merchants downstairs hotel offers that while serving Grilled Salmon, fish Tacos and Blackened Catfish while you get your shoes shined. The upstairs hotel has a classic wooden feel that makes you feel like you are in the movies while you eat Tuna Tartare, Grilled Scallops or any other seafood platter.

Baja Burrito
Baja Burrito is the place to go if you enjoy fish tacos and burritos. The place is cheap, family friendly and has a casual vibe so you can be as wild as you want there.

Batter’d & Fried Boston Seafood House
There is nothing like an award winning seafood restaurant when you want quality or to impress someone new. This prestigious restaurant has a covered outdoor patio that is dog-friendly so you can come with your entire family. Alongside the pretty atmosphere, you can have several varieties of fish and chips or order the Salmon steak, Clam Strip Basket, Cod Sandwich or Fried Oyster Dinner.

Amerigo Italian Restaurant
If you want to go for a romantic dinner date and enjoy some exquisite seafood, the Amerigo Italian Restaurant is the perfect choice. This beautiful restaurant has black and white flooring and the lights are dimmed to enhance that romantic feeling. The place will Start you off with Shrimp Bisque or Tuscan Crab Cakes. The main dish includes Cedar roasted fish, Shrimp Scampi, Scallops Veneto and Flame-Grilled Salmon Filet.

Urban Grub
Urban Grub is where people who want real classic seafood go to. It is an award winning joint that makes seafood inspired by the southern states such as oysters, shrimp and truffle sandwiches. You can always start off with a Crab Cocktail and choose between Fried Oyster Sandwich, Grilled Scottish Salmon or Colossal Crab Spaghetti for entrée. Urban Grab is also the place to get raw or wood-fired oysters.

Joe’s Crab Shack
Joe’s Crab Shack is a seafood joint that feels like home because of the atmosphere and the friendly staff. The owner will be your best friend as you wait for the sunset fire grilled crab pot. They also serve calamari, crab legs, lobster, corn and potatoes at amazing prices.
This joint has great food & fun atmosphere not to mention you have to try the mussels & mason jar margaritas.

Nashville (more info on the Music City) has more to offer than any other city in the world whether you are a local or a tourist. After hopping from one show to another, try one of these seafood joints and experience the heart of the city.