19 Tennessee-based food vendors were chosen from hundreds of applicants to serve at the 2019 NFL Draft Experience, happening April 25 through 27 at Nissan Stadium. The event is free to the public. Restaurants will be serving from 12 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26. They’ll feed crowds on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Several of Nashville’s spring Essential 38 will set up shop to sling grub for the event — Arnold’s Country Kitchen, GreKo Greek Street Food, Chauhan’s Morph Hospitality ( Chauhan, Tansuo, Mockingbird), Thai Esane, and Nicky’s Coal Fired.
Bellevue newcomer HoneyFire Barbeque will be serving smoked meats. Funk Seoul Brother, The Donut + Dog, Hemingway’s (name changing to Earnest), and Hattie B’s also join the line up, alongside Burger Republic, Black Rabbit, The Farm House, and Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant. Daddy’s Dogs and the Walnut Kitchen round out the savory purveyors.
Sweet treats from NoBaked Cookie Dough, Five Daughters Bakery, and Retro Sno Shaved Ice are also on the map for the stadium’s 2019 NFL Draft Experience.
Looking for restaurants near Nissan stadium? There’s also a handy downtown map. Or check out one of the newest, hottest restaurants in Nashville right now. Just be sure to call before going, as hours, traffic patterns, and openings are affected by the draft.