On March 20, Metro Nashville Mayor John Cooper called for Nashville restaurants to halt dine-in services to prevent the further spread of coronavirus in the region. Businesses can offer take-out orders, drive-thru service, curbside pickup and delivery services, but diners must leave with their food.
In addition to restaurants, Metro Nashville Public Health Director Dr. Michael Caldwell has ordered all gyms in the county to close.
Original post, 1:42 p.m. March 17
Following the city's order on March 15 to close all bars in Davidson County and have restaurants limit their seating capacities to 50%, several restaurants and shops in Southwest Nashville have adjusted their operations due to concerns around the spread of coronavirus.
While some restaurants have closed altogether, others, such as Otaku Ramen in The Gulch, have closed their dining rooms but remain serving customers through delivery and takeout.
“Undoubtedly the hardest decision I have ever had to make but there is only one answer when you choose between livelihood or health, and the only way to ensure the stop of this hideous virus,” Otaku Ramen owner Sarah Gavigan said in a social media post. “I started this journey to make ramen for the people I love, and Otaku Ramen has become my life’s passion. We will continue to do so for you Nashville, for as long as we are able. Stay safe and healthy and we will be here to feed you with love."
These are some of the businesses that now offer family meals as well as delivery, takeout and curbside services.
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Anzie Blue, a business offering CBD products as well as lunch, coffee and pastries, will continue to deliver within a five-mile radius of the store. The shop also allows the option for curbside pickup.
Following a two-day closure, Otaku Ramen will reopen on March 17 and offer takeout and delivery services only.
In addition to its full menu, Char in Green Hills is doing a family dinner package for $40, which includes the choice of daily special or chicken tenders, two sides and cornbread. For pickup orders, call ahead and park in the valet area. Beginning March 20, Char will suspended its dine-in service until further notice.
All Hattie B’s locations have suspended dine-in operations and is offering takeout service only. The hot chicken restaurant has locations in Melrose, Midtown and Sylvan Park.
With locations in Green Hills and The Gulch, Emmy Squared has temporarily closed its dining rooms and will instead only offer delivery and curbside takeout.
Tacos with a Twist, a fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant with a full bar, is now closed until further notice.
Midtown Cafe is now closed until further notice.
Although Taco Mama in Hillsboro Village has adding the option for curbside pickup. Customers can place orders by contacting Taco Mama directly.
Meat-and-three restaurant Arnold’s Country Kitchen will suspend its dine-in operations beginning March 21. The restaurant offers curbside pickup as well as delivery through third-party services.
Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant is adding curbside pickup at all nine restaurants in Nashville, including the Melrose location in Southwest Nashville.
Dozen Bakery in Wedgewood-Houston has closed its dining room, and all orders placed at the counter will be to-go. Customers can also call ahead to place an order for curbside pickup.
Peg Leg Porker in The Gulch has closed until further notice. The restaurant has also suspended service through third-party delivery companies.
Diskin Cider in Wedgewood-Houston opened its tasting room for takeout orders only through at least the end of March. Curbside pickup is also available. Diskin Cider is open daily from noon-5 p.m.
Tennessee Brew Works offers takeout only from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. For curbside service, call 615-436-0050 and press 1 to place an order and then again upon arrival. The brewery's kitchen will close at the end of service hours on Sunday until further notice, according to a social media post on March 20. Customers will still be able to pick up beer daily.
The Donut + Dog, a restaurant specializing in hot dogs and brioche doughnuts, is open for takeout and curbside pickup on orders. Customers can call the restaurant at 615-457-1476 for curbside orders.
Henley is temporarily limiting its operations to takeout service. To place an order for pick-up, customers can call 615-340-6378 to pay by phone. Curbside pickup is available upon arrival.
Located in Green Hills, The Food Company offers curbside pickup as well as delivery within a two-mile radius between 10 a.m.-2. p.m. Orders can be placed over the phone at 615-385-4311.
Tex-Mex restaurant Superica is open for pickup and delivery orders.
The Picnic Cafe now offers free delivery to the following areas on orders of $50 or more: Belle Meade, Green Hills, Hillsboro Village, West Meade, West Nashville and West End to the Broadway split. Orders must be placed by 10 a.m. for same-day delivery and will be delivered between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pickup orders and curbside delivery is also available. Orders can be placed over the phone at 615-297-5398.
Cole's Kitchen in Green Hills offers curbside pickup and free delivery within five miles.
Epice in 12 South offers curbside pickup for lunch and dinner. Orders can be placed over the phone at 615-720-6765.
Vui's Kitchen will offers curbside pickup at all three locations, including Berry Hill. Beginning March 20, the restaurant offers free delivery. Orders can be placed online or at 615-241-8847.
Hai's Sushi & Pho in Melrose will temporarily be delivering takeout orders within five miles.
Merengue Cafe, a restaurant in Berry Hill serving Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican cuisine, is open for takeout and curbside pickup.
Bartaco in 12 South is open for curbside pickup and delivery.
Franklin Juice Company in 12 South offers curbside pickup and juice delivery within 25 miles of Nashville, according to a social media post from the company.
Martin’s BBQ Joint, which has three locations in Southwest Nashville, is open for takeout, curbside pickup and delivery while dining rooms are temporarily closed.
Although Proper Bagel has suspended its dine-in service, the restaurant is open for takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. Orders can be placed by calling the restaurant or through a third-party delivery service.
Delivery, takeout and curbside pickup services are available at Pizza Perfect.
In addition to online ordering, San Antonio Taco Co. is accepting phone orders. For curbside pickup for online or phone orders, customers can park near the restaurant's door facing Scarritt Place and call upon arrival.
The Chef and I on Ninth, an American restaurant in The Gulch, has suspended dine-in services and is now only offering takeout and delivery.
The Pancake Pantry in Hillsboro Village is closed until further notice.
Clawson’s Pub & Deli in the Wedgewood-Houston area is open for takeout only. Curbside pickup is also available.
Kalamatas in Green Hills is offering online ordering for customers.
12 South Taproom is open for takeout and delivery. For $35, customers can order produce boxes, which come with items such potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, romaine lettuce and more.
Parnassus Books in Green Hills is closed to the public. The book store will instead offer shipping options and curbside delivery.
With locations in Green Hills and Brentwood, Nashville CBD Solutions has expanded to include free delivery services. The service is available to residents in the following zip codes: 37215, 37204, 37120, 37217, 37013, 37211, 37220, 37027, 37069, 37067, 37221, 37205, 37209 and 37208, according to a social media post.
Magpies Nashville and Magpies Girl in the West Meade area are closed to the public, but the children’s store will continue to operate online and on Instagram. The shop is offering free shipping and local delivery.
Located near Belle Meade, The Wine Chap is offering curbside pickup for customers 21 and older with a valid ID. The store will close at 8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and at 6 p.m. on Sun.
Green Hills Corkdorks and Midtown Corkdorks is offering in-store pickup and curbside pickup for customers 21 and older with a valid ID. Customers can place orders on the company website in advance.
Creekside Garden Center will offer curbside pickup for orders placed at 615-356-2201. Delivery is also available for larger orders.
Private Edition is closed to the public, but the cosmetics store will accept phone orders at 615-292-8606 and offer curbside pickup and local delivery.
Although both locations of Wags & Whiskers remain open, customers can order pet products online for in-store or curbside pickup. The shop plans to add delivery service soon.
White's Mercantile, which has two locations in Southwest Nashville in 12 South and Green Hills, is open. The shop offers shipping, delivery and curbside pickup.
Firepot Tea Bar is closed in 12 South. The tea company will provide free shipping for online orders, according to its website.
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