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Nashville’s 8 Essential Stops for Late Night Bites

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There are very few things in the world that sound better than a greasy hamburger or a slice of pizza after a long night of drinking. In Nashville, the options for late night food are growing, making it easy to find a regular spot to frequent on those nights when dinner just isn't enough. Here are the best places to grab food after 2 a.m.

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Restaurants are listed geographically north to south.

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1. Dino's

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411 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 227-8998
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Open until 3 a.m. daily, Dino's is Nashville’s oldest dive bar, an essential East Nashville hangout and a prime late night dining spot. While it’s hard to go wrong, the go-to is definitely the cheeseburger — one of the very best in the city — or the butcher burger, made with local beef from Porter Road Butcher.

2. Five Points Pizza

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1012 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 915-4174
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On Fridays and Saturdays East Nashville’s beloved Five Points Pizza is open two hours later than usual, making pizza lovers on the east side’s late night lives complete. The walk-up pizza window is open from midnight until 3 a.m. and lets you grab a slice quickly, ideal for a late-night snack before heading home.

3. Sun Diner

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105 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 742-9099
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Long after its namesake has set, you’ll find a gut-busting menu of liquor-sopping dishes at this late night cafe, a restaurant homage to the artists who recorded at Sun Records. Case in point: a breakfast sandwich with glazed donut buns that’s worthy of Elvis himself — and available 24 hours a day.

4. The Diner Nashville

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200 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 782-7150
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Problem: it’s 3 a.m. and you’ve got a wicked hankering for ribeye, scrambled eggs and some cheesecake. Solution: The sixth floor dining room at The Diner. Open 24 hours a day, this SoBro staple offers an abbreviated menu of its daytime heavy hitters. But if you’re looking for one more late night round of booze, watch the clock — alcohol is served a mere 23 hours a day.

5. Hermitage Cafe

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71 Hermitage Ave
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 254-8871
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Hermitage Café is the night owl’s dream diner. Opening at 10 p.m. and serving all night straight through the lunch hour, Hermitage Café is the perfect place to go when you find yourself awake at four in the morning with a craving for biscuits and gravy. Just a few blocks from Broadway, the Hermitage Café frequently serves a crowd of hungry, post-bar patrons. Note: this late-night dive only accepts cash — however, they have an ATM on site.

6. Cafe Coco

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210 Louise Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 321-2626
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You don’t have to worry about rushing to grab a pizza at Café Coco before it closes …because it doesn’t. That’s right — from Thursday to Sunday, the cafe is open 24 hours a day. At this Elliston Place hang, you’ll find an eclectic menu with plenty of options to satisfy any craving. Some menu items are only available at certain times of the day, but pizza, pasta, burgers and sandwiches are mainstays and ready for your late night noshing.

7. Two Boots Nashville

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1925 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 340-4343
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New York-style pizzeria Two Boots serves pizza until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays — a welcome treat for Midtown bar hoppers looking for a bite to eat. “The Kitty,” a pizza topped with Hattie B’s hot chicken, is one of the more popular pizza choices among diners.

8. MAFIAoZA’s

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2400 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 269-4646
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Italian cuisine was practically made for sopping up the remnants of a late night out. Enter: Mafiaozas. Open Tuesday to Sunday until 3 a.m., the 12 South outpost features a carb-friendly roster of savory pizza and pasta dishes that’ll satisfy just about any post-drinking munchies. Feeling brave? Tack on an order of their dry-rubbed Nashville Hot Chicken cracklins.

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1. Dino's

411 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Open until 3 a.m. daily, Dino's is Nashville’s oldest dive bar, an essential East Nashville hangout and a prime late night dining spot. While it’s hard to go wrong, the go-to is definitely the cheeseburger — one of the very best in the city — or the butcher burger, made with local beef from Porter Road Butcher.

411 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

2. Five Points Pizza

1012 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

On Fridays and Saturdays East Nashville’s beloved Five Points Pizza is open two hours later than usual, making pizza lovers on the east side’s late night lives complete. The walk-up pizza window is open from midnight until 3 a.m. and lets you grab a slice quickly, ideal for a late-night snack before heading home.

1012 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206

3. Sun Diner

105 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Long after its namesake has set, you’ll find a gut-busting menu of liquor-sopping dishes at this late night cafe, a restaurant homage to the artists who recorded at Sun Records. Case in point: a breakfast sandwich with glazed donut buns that’s worthy of Elvis himself — and available 24 hours a day.

105 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

4. The Diner Nashville

200 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Problem: it’s 3 a.m. and you’ve got a wicked hankering for ribeye, scrambled eggs and some cheesecake. Solution: The sixth floor dining room at The Diner. Open 24 hours a day, this SoBro staple offers an abbreviated menu of its daytime heavy hitters. But if you’re looking for one more late night round of booze, watch the clock — alcohol is served a mere 23 hours a day.

200 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

5. Hermitage Cafe

71 Hermitage Ave, Nashville, TN 37210

Hermitage Café is the night owl’s dream diner. Opening at 10 p.m. and serving all night straight through the lunch hour, Hermitage Café is the perfect place to go when you find yourself awake at four in the morning with a craving for biscuits and gravy. Just a few blocks from Broadway, the Hermitage Café frequently serves a crowd of hungry, post-bar patrons. Note: this late-night dive only accepts cash — however, they have an ATM on site.

71 Hermitage Ave
Nashville, TN 37210

6. Cafe Coco

210 Louise Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

You don’t have to worry about rushing to grab a pizza at Café Coco before it closes …because it doesn’t. That’s right — from Thursday to Sunday, the cafe is open 24 hours a day. At this Elliston Place hang, you’ll find an eclectic menu with plenty of options to satisfy any craving. Some menu items are only available at certain times of the day, but pizza, pasta, burgers and sandwiches are mainstays and ready for your late night noshing.

210 Louise Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

7. Two Boots Nashville

1925 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

New York-style pizzeria Two Boots serves pizza until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays — a welcome treat for Midtown bar hoppers looking for a bite to eat. “The Kitty,” a pizza topped with Hattie B’s hot chicken, is one of the more popular pizza choices among diners.

1925 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

8. MAFIAoZA’s

2400 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
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Italian cuisine was practically made for sopping up the remnants of a late night out. Enter: Mafiaozas. Open Tuesday to Sunday until 3 a.m., the 12 South outpost features a carb-friendly roster of savory pizza and pasta dishes that’ll satisfy just about any post-drinking munchies. Feeling brave? Tack on an order of their dry-rubbed Nashville Hot Chicken cracklins.

2400 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

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