Southwest Nashville dining establishments are finding innovative ways to stay open while also attempting to slow the spread of the virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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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Epice in 12 South offers curbside pickup for lunch and dinner. Orders can be placed over the phone at 615-720-6765.
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.
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.
The Cookery is open for takeout and curbside pickup as well as delivery through third-party services.
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.
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.
Porta Via Ristorante e Bar is open daily for takeout and delivery from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
360 Bistro is closed until further notice.
Sam’s Place is open for takeout and curbside pickup. Additionally, customer can orders alcoholic drinks with their orders.
Sperry’s Restaurant is open for takeout and curbside pickup.
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.
Asian-fusion restaurant PM is closed until further notice.
Chago’s Cantina is open for takeout and curbside pickup.
Vui’s Kitchen will offer 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.
Tacos with a Twist, a fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant with a full bar, is now closed until further notice.
Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant is adding curbside pickup at all nine restaurants in Nashville, including the Melrose location in Southwest Nashville.
In addition to its full menu, Char 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 suspend its dine-in service until further notice.
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.
Kalamatas is offering online ordering for customers.
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.
Cole’s Kitchen offers curbside pickup and free delivery within five miles.
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Following a two-day closure, Otaku Ramen will reopen on March 17 and offer takeout and delivery services only.
Peg Leg Porker in The Gulch has closed until further notice. The restaurant has also suspended service through third-party delivery companies.
Tex-Mex restaurant Superica is open for pickup and delivery orders.
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.
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.
Although Taco Mama in Hillsboro Village has added the option for curbside pickup. Customers can place orders by contacting Taco Mama directly.
The Pancake Pantry in Hillsboro Village is closed until further notice.
Delivery, takeout and curbside pickup services are available at Pizza Perfect.
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.
All Hattie B’s locations have suspended dine-in operations and are offering takeout service only. The hot chicken restaurant has locations in Melrose, Midtown and Sylvan Park.
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.
Midtown Cafe is now closed until further notice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clawson’s Pub & Deli in the Wedgewood-Houston area is open for takeout only. Curbside pickup is also available.