North Italia, Condado Tacos and more: See what's now open, coming soon at McEwen Northside

Condado Tacos is slated to open later this year at McEwen Northside. (Courtesy Condad Tacos, @haileyeatscincy)
Condado Tacos is slated to open later this year at McEwen Northside. (Courtesy Condad Tacos, @haileyeatscincy)

Condado Tacos is slated to open later this year at McEwen Northside. (Courtesy Condad Tacos, @haileyeatscincy)

McEwen Northside, a 45-acre mixed-use center in Cool Springs is home to a number of restaurants and retailers, many of which have opened in the past few months. Take a look below to see what has recently opened and what is still to come at the development.

Now open


Shake Shack opened June 28 at 5027 Apsen Grove Drive, Franklin in McEwen Northside. The restaurant offers its signature ShackBurger as well a chicken sandwiches, crinkle fries and milkshakes. A summer menu with new items will also debut July 1, according to a release from the company. The Franklin location also features a walk-up window where customers can pick up online orders. www.shakeshack.com

Vintage Vine 100 opened in mid-May at 4051 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin, as one of the newest tenants at McEwen Northside in Cool Springs. The wine bar offers a wide selection of wine varietals by the bottle or glass, or diners can choose one of the bar's curated wine flights. Vintage Vine also features beer and bourbon menus with local and craft options and a food menu that includes charcuterie boards and small bites as well as flatbreads and salads. 615-567-6200. www.vintagevine100.com


Perry's Steakhouse & Grille opened Feb. 25 at 5028 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin. The Texas-based eatery offers a selection of USDA-aged prime steaks as well as desserts; sides; and signature entrees, including Perry's signature pork chop, which is hand-carved and measures seven fingers high. The 11,000-square-foot restaurant features seating for up to 350 diners as well as four private dining rooms; a wine wall; and Perry's Bar 79, a full bar with handcrafted cocktails, wine and fireplaces. This is the first Tennessee location for the company. 615-721-7781. www.perryssteakhouse.com

SpringHill Suites opened in mid-February at 5011 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin. The new hotel, part of the mixed-use center McEwen Northside, features business and fitness centers; meeting rooms; a pool; and The Library, an on-site bar and restaurant that offers wine, beer, small plates and handcrafted cocktails. 615-778-4688. www.marriott.com

Coming soon


North Italia will open its location in Cool Springs' McEwen Northside at 4041 Aspen Grove Drive, Ste. 100, Franklin, on July 21. This will be the second Tennessee location for the company, which offers pizzas, pastas, small bites and hand-crafted cocktails. The first location opened inside The Mall at Green Hills in Nashville. www.northitalia.com

Ohio-based taco chain Condado Tacos will open its second Greater Nashville location later this year at McEwen Northside in Cool Springs. Condado Tacos offers tacos and bowls with a variety of toppings, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options as well as its signature Queso Blanco. Condado also features a full bar with handcrafted margaritas and a patio. The restaurant is slated to open in the third quarter of 2021, according to a release from developer Boyle. www.condadotacos.com
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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