Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, Middle Tennessee! Have you made reservations for your date night yet? Never fear, Parks is delighted to share our top ten date night locations. In Middle Tennessee, as you’ve no doubt experienced, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to delicious meals served in gorgeous environments.

February 14, though, is no ordinary date night—so read on for ten extraordinary destinations, each unique, exciting, and guaranteed to help the sparks fly between you and your beloved.

5th & Taylor
1411 5th Ave N, Nashville
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Upscale American cuisine presented in a candlelit, rustic-industrial interior.

5th and Taylor has taken its rightful place as one of Nashville’s most popular dinner destinations. The nostalgic menu is a clear nod to the classic American meals so many of us enjoyed as children. The ambiance, while refined, is comfortable, and supports the theme of comfort and connection. The patio is softly shrouded by evergreens, ensuring that your night out is as picturesque as it is delicious. 

2316 12th Ave S | Nashville
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American cuisine rooted in Pennsylvania Dutch traditions is perfectly paired with modern Southern flavors, craft cocktails, and wine.

Josephine is perfect for every special occasion. The cozy, contemporary interior was designed by local architecture firm Dryden Studio, and creates the perfect frame for Josephine’s luxurious, elevated menu.

If you desire your Valentine’s Day dinner to be a memorable affair presented with careful, creative details, your search stops here.

City Winery
609 Lafayette St. | Nashville
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Dinner includes wine, a shared cheese plate, salads, a special entrée created by the chef, and a class in truffle and wine pairing.

City Winery invites patrons to take their Valentine’s Day Truffle, Wine, and Music Pairing Class while enjoying a romantic prix fixe dinner. The evening’s musical act is Ross Livermore, and the class will be taught by a City Winery and Tempered Chocolate master.

Listening Room Cafe
618 4th Ave S | Nashville
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Casual comfort food rooted in Nashville’s unique flavors.

Do you dread getting dolled up? If dressing to kill and unfolding a cloth napkin onto your lap sounds like a buzzkill, the Listening Room Café is calling your name. This acoustically-brilliant musical venue invites you to kick back and enjoy yourself as you experience local legends in this intimate setting.

403 4th Avenue South | Nashville
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Fine Italian cuisine; classic and classy.

Yolan is Michelin-starred chef Tony Mantuano’s concept venue. Cathy Mantuano is the resident wine expert. This legendary duo needs no introduction. Rest assured; your romantic evening out will be in skilled hands at Yolan.

Guests of Yolan are welcome to utilize the valet services at The Joseph luxury hotel. Valet services are $10 per vehicle.

Bourbon Steak
201 8th Avenue South | Nashville
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Decadent steak, seafood, caviar, shellfish, pork, fowl, and vegetable dishes prepared with proprietary, complex, flavor-layering methods.

Bourbon Steak crowns Nashville’s JW Marriot on floor 34. Michelin Star-awarded chef Michael Mina presides over this gorgeous steakhouse. 360-degree views of Nashville at night will provide the perfect backdrop for a decadent Valentine’s Day meal.

Let us tantalize you with a brief description of the proprietary preparation ritual. The chef starts with a slow, careful poach in clarified tallow and butter brought to life with aromatics, herbs, and spices. Finally, the sear: a quick encounter with a wood-burning grill over sweet smoke from oak, hickory, and cherrywood.

Café Intermezzo
205 Demonbreun Street, 2nd Ave S | Nashville
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Authentic, rich, old-world brunch options are paired with luxurious bakery delights and traditionally brewed coffee treats.

Café Intermezzo was created to whisk its patrons away to Europe. The lavish interior and rich cuisine leave American influences at the door, opting for plush flourishes and old-fashioned details at every turn. Linger, savor, and indulge in this spacious café, and trust that every bite will delight your eyes and your palate.

Your patronage at Café Intermezzo supports World Central Kitchen, Feeding America, Second Harvest of Middle TN, and a long list of additional charitable organizations, all of whom work to serve members of our community who find themselves in need.

601 12th Ave S | Nashville
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A prix fixe menu featuring beloved local flavors is available February 11 - 14. Three- and four-course reservations are available.

Sambuca is a tried-and-true date night staple. Lively jazz, a sultry interior, deep-hued décor, and outstanding cuisine create an electric environment a romantic extrovert will surely love.

The jazz lineup for the weekend is as follows:

Friday: Erik Blue

Saturday: Joey Richie

Sunday: Carl Stewart

Monday: Jamiee Paul

Skull’s Rainbow Room
222 Printers Alley | Nashville
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Elevated American cuisine, craft brew, and speakeasy details abound.

Patrons of Printer’s Alley know Skull’s Rainbow Room is perfect for lovers of lively jazz destinations. Live music is featured nightly in this 1940s-inspired speakeasy lookalike, and the packed house is expertly managed by the staff.

2600 8th Ave South, Suite 102 | Nashville
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Five course prix-fixe menu items include Lobster Bisque, House-Cured Pork Belly, and Chicken Kiev.

The historic 1940s Melrose Theater was once located where Sinema now reigns, and the owners have remained committed to the original cinema’s aesthetic. Classic movies glow from screens and televisions, and the warm ambiance will transport you to the analog world of old.

For each of the delightful destinations we’ve suggested, we strongly urge you to make reservations immediately. Even as this article is being published, time slots are quickly filling at every venue.

We wish you a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend full of warm moments and new, beautiful memories!

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