2526 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Located in the heart of 12 South, Bartaco offers upscale street tacos, specialty cocktails, and beer in a coastal and relaxed environment. Pro tip: Get there early on the weekends to enjoy a margarita on the patio as this is a hot spot for bachelor/bachelorette parties.

Burger Up

2901 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Burger Up has been a Nashville go-to restaurant since 2010 as a family-friendly, casual burger joint featuring food from local farms practicing sustainability and humane treatment of animals.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que

2706 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Edley’s is a family-owned restaurant that features meats smoked low and slow using Southern white oak. Edley’s sides are made from scratch daily with the same amount of attention, and the restaurant boasts multiple craft beers on tap in addition to its famous Bushwacker.


2902 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Epice is a family-owned Lebanese bistro that uses aromatic spices and fresh herbs in perfectly executed mezzo and mains alike. The restaurant also features a great selection of cocktails and elegant old-world wines. Reservations are recommended as the restaurant is small and fills up quickly.


2316 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Josephine is an American restaurant where Chef Andy Little's Pennsylvania Dutch roots meet Southern hospitality. Chef Little's distinct and thoughtful cuisine has earned him two James Beard semifinalist nominations since the opening of Josephine.

Urban Grub

2506 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Urban Grub offers a combination of Southern traditions with a “flavored up tweak,” with preparations such as fresh fish and seafood, shucked oysters, smoked and grilled meats and vegetables, and cantina-style handhelds. Urban Grub is a great place for sampling and sharing with small and large groups alike.

Frothy Monkey

2509 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Frothy Monkey is an all-day coffeehouse that features creative folks using local ingredients to prepare original dishes served in a cozy and approachable atmosphere. Fuel up with coffee and a bite to eat before walking up and down 12th Avenue S.

Five Daughters Bakery

1110 Caruthers Ave., Nashville, TN 37204
Five Daughters is a family-owned business that boasts 100-layer cronuts. All pastries are made daily from scratch, always non-GMO, sourced locally, and organic.

I Believe in Nashville Mural

2700 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
“I Believe in Nashville” is a series of painted murals started in 2012 by the artist Adrien Saporiti, a Nashville native. The mural, which started in one location, has since been replicated on several walls throughout the city of Nashville. The 12 South mural has become a popular tourist destination and scene to pose for Instagram photos, having appeared on the photo-sharing platform over one million times.

Draper James

2608 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
Founded by Reese Witherspoon, Draper James is classic American style, steeped in Southern charm and femininity. This clothing store’s goal is to provide contemporary, yet timeless Southern style.

White’s Mercantile

2908 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37204
White’s Mercantile, also known as “a general store for the modern tastemaker,” is the brainchild of singer-songwriter Holly Williams (daughter of Hank Williams Jr.). What began in 2013 as an attempt to fill a shopping void in Nashville, save an iconic old gas station, and revitalize the concept of a general store has turned into a retail phenomenon boasting seven locations across the Southeast and more on the horizon. White’s Mercantile promises an unforgettable shopping experience that covers all the bases, from Bloody Mary mixes to organic dog treats, from handcrafted leather bags to goop products, and from classic soap bars to candlewick trimmers to the extensive apothecary and home décor section full of treasures.

Sevier Park

3021 Lealand Lane, Nashville, TN 37204
Sevier Park offers a walking path and two playgrounds at the bottom of 12 South. Grab a snack or drink from one of the many shops on 12th Avenue S and stroll through the park.

JW Marriott

201 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203