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“Etch is the best! ”
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Etch Restaurant
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Ranked #8 of 2,199 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$65
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 3rd AVE.
Description: Featuring an array of global flavors and decadent desserts by Chef Deb Paquette and Pastry Chef Megan Williams, Etch is located in the ground floor of the Encore tower in Nashville's SoBro district. The restaurant is equipped with two private dining rooms, a full bar and an open kitchen with bar-style seating, allowing guests to interact with Deb and her kitchen. Lunch and dinner are available Monday-Friday, as well as dinner on Saturday. In her 13 years as Chef/Owner of Zola, Deb received accolades for Nashville's best chef and Nashville's best restaurant multiple times. Nashville restaurants are many, but Etch sets itself apart with bold flavors and colorful presentations.
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A great restaurant with delicious food and outstanding service. Interesting menu and a lot to choose from. A very impressive winelist!

I had a salad and a grilled steak, it was all fabulous. My husband enjoyed his tuna appetizer and lamb as the main dish. We also tried their homemade ice cream - wow. You cannot leave Nashville without trying Etch restaurant’s “chocolate chocolate”. It was a treat.

The service was simply outstanding, professional and friendly. Everything was just right and arrived at the right time. Wines were excellent, as were the aperitifs. Will definitely go again.

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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello,

Thank you for the review! We're delighted to hear that your recent visit to Etch was a memorable one. It sounds like you enjoyed some of our most popular dishes-- Megan's homemade ice cream is always worth checking out! Thanks again for the five stars; we look forward to seeing you back again for a future visit!

Allison Williams
Etch

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Nice upscale venue near all the action. Wonderful Mediterranean salad. Lunch was a great way to try this higher priced restaurant.

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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello,

Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent lunch visit to Etch. We strive to provide an outstanding dining experience to each and every guest, so it's wonderful knowing that yours was no exception. Thanks again for the feedback; we look forward to seeing you back again in the future!

Allison Williams
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is the best fine dining place I've been to in Nashville. I've been told the food scene in Nashville has improved over the last several years & after eating at Etch I believe it. We got the homemade sourdough rolls with special butter of day (chimichurri butter & honey ginger mint butter the day we went). One got venison with filo pocket which was cooked perfectly & delicious. The other diner got the veal & shiitake meatballs which were flavorful & tender & delicious. Dessert was wonderful & very rich - any chocoholic would love the chocolate mouse & the almond olive oil cake with blackberry sauce & lemon curd was unusual but so good & light .

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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello,

Thank you for the review! We're delighted to hear that your recent visit to Etch was worthy of five stars. It sounds like a delicious dinner was had from beginning to end-- Megan's desserts are always a wonderful way to end an evening! Thanks again for taking the time to share your experience; we hope you'll return to see us again in the future!

Allison Williams
Etch

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were lucky to get in without a reservation; we ended up at a communal table, which initially seemed to be a bummer but in the end was a lot of fun. We ended up chatting with our neighbors, who coincidentally worked with the management of a hotel we had just visited in another city. We could see that this restaurant is where it's at in Nashville. The food lived up to its reputation. My scallops were delicious and my husband's filet was tender and tasty. We didn't order appetizers or desserts but our neighbors loved their appetizers.

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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello,

Thank you for the five stars! We're delighted to hear that your recent visit to Etch was a memorable one. It sounds like you made excellent menu choices-- the scallops are a personal favorite! Thanks again for taking the time to share your experience with us; we hope to see you and your husband back again in the future!

Allison Williams
Etch

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This restaurant was wonderful. They were accommodating to handle food allergies with advanced notice. The menu is limited but everyone who dined with me enjoyed their selection whether it was the venison or the steak. All plates were beautifully presented.

Thank Janna Z
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Allison W, Manager at Etch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Janna,

Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your recent visit to Etch. It sounds like you made excellent menu choices-- the venison is not to be missed! Thanks again for the five stars; we hope you'll return to see us again soon!

Allison Williams
Etch

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