Nashville is known for its rich music scene and lively culture. Beyond the music that echoes through its streets, Nashville has a diverse and delectable culinary scene waiting to be explored. Join us as we navigate the streets of Nashville in search of affordable eats, and learn the art of eating like a local without spending like a tourist!
San Antonio Taco Company
First on our journey of affordable eats is San Antonio Taco Company, or SATCO as Nashvillians like to call it. Here you can find a blend of Texas and Mexican cuisine, known as “Tex-Mex.” SATCO offers outdoor seating options, allowing customers to enjoy their meals in a relaxed patio setting, perfect for a sunny day with friends!
SATCO is located at 416 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212, near the Vanderbilt University campus.
Photo from @satconashville on Instagram
Next on our journey is Hugh Baby’s. Hugh Baby’s is known for its classic American comfort food, with a focus on burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, BBQs, and hand-spun milkshakes. Inside you can find a casual and retro-inspired atmosphere, creating a laid-back and family-friendly dining experience. Be sure to grab one of their signature hand-spun milkshakes when you make your stop at Hugh Baby’s – it’s the perfect sweet treat to complement the classic American comfort food!
Hugh-Baby’s has four locations in Nashville. One of the locations can be found at 4816 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209.
Photo taken by @andrewthomaslee from @hughbabys on Instagram.
Two Boots Pizza
Continuing our journey, we arrive at Two Boots Pizza. Two Boots Pizza is renowned for its unique and diverse pizza menu that combines Southern and Cajun flavors with traditional pizza styles. They often offer a variety of specialty pizzas with creative names and flavorful toppings.
Two Boots Pizza is located at 1925 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.
Photo from @twobootsnashville on Instagram
Let’s transition to our next affordable stop: Taco Mama. Taco Mama is known for its Mexican-inspired cuisine, offering a variety of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and other flavorful dishes. Taco Mama emphasizes the use of fresh and quality ingredients. Don’t miss out on Taco Mama’s Happy Hour, every Tuesday from 3 P.M. to close (9 P.M.), where you can enjoy half-off Mi Casa and skinny margaritas, along with half-price singles and pitchers.
Taco Mama is located in Hillsboro Village at 1612 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212.
Photo from @eatattacomama on Instagram
Concluding our journey, we arrive at Dino’s, a historical gem in Nashville’s landscape. Dino’s menu is filled with classic pub fare – burgers, sandwiches, fries, and more. Dino’s is particularly famous for its burgers and has gained a reputation for serving up some of the best in Nashville. As a dive bar, Dino’s also offers a diverse array of drinks, including beers and cocktails. It’s worth noting that entry is restricted to those 21+ after 8 P.M.
Dino’s is located at 411 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206, in the East Nashville neighborhood.
Photo taken by @timfindlen from @dinosnashville on Instagram.
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