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The newly opened downtown restaurant’s pastry chef Emily just introduced new cider doughnuts to the menu — with butternut squash cremeux, PSL streusel, and creme fraiche ice cream.
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15 Dishes and Drinks Perfect for Diehard Pumpkin Seekers in Nashville

From savory pasta dishes to pumpkin-packed cocktails, doughnuts, and crispy spicy preparations — this list goes a little deeper than a Starbucks PSL

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The newly opened downtown restaurant’s pastry chef Emily just introduced new cider doughnuts to the menu — with butternut squash cremeux, PSL streusel, and creme fraiche ice cream.
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Fall has officially arrived in Nashville, which means — love it or hate it — it’s time for the ubiquitous pumpkin spice latte. Instead of waiting in a lengthy Starbucks drive-thru line for this classic autumn flavor combo, head to one of these Nashville restaurants for a taste of warming spices served in a variety of creative forms, ranging from savory to sweet.

From PSL ice cream to doughnuts and cocktails, these 14 pumpkin-spiked dishes and drinks available right now at Nashville restaurants are the perfect way to welcome fall, plus a bonus of one-off available at pop-ups or one-night only.

Levon Wallace has repeated his special seasonal pumpkin FatBelly pretzel, rolled in cinna-sugar spice served with whippy cream cheese frosting.

Popular doughnut purveyors Conny and Jonny offers up a vanilla-glazed pumpkin old-fashioned doughnut, available for preorder and until they sell out at Crema, The Loading Dock, Tempo, Barista Parlor, Cafe Roze, and more.

Aaron Distler of Mr. Aaron’s Goods sells special Halloween-themed pumpkin and squid ink rigatoni.

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Is your favorite pumpkin treat missing from this map? Shout it out in the comments.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. HoneyFire BBQ

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8127 Sawyer Brown Rd #304
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 739-6121
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Pitmaster Shane Nasby’s popular Bellevue spot might be most known for its sweet and smoky barbecue, but the desserts and sides are also worth more than a mention. For fall, they’re offering a pumpkin pie cheesecake pudding, and the peanut butter banana pudding is a good call year round.

HoneyFire BBQ

2. Hachland Hill Dining Inn

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5396 Rawlings Rd
Joelton, TN 37080

The dining inn in Joelton is featuring breakfast-time local pumpkin brioches with spiced frosting, local pumpkin creme brulee from legendary chef Phila Hach’s grandson, HH executive chef Carter Hach. He’s also got a new pumpkin dessert for dinner (by appointment only): gâteau fondant au chocolat avec Musquee de Provence crème pâtissière brûlée.

Hachland Hill Dining Inn

3. 8th & Roast

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4104 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 988-4020
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Eighth and Roast has a gluten-free pumpkin muffin with dark chocolate chips, topped with cream cheese glaze, crispy toffee pepitas, and sunflower seeds.

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4. Anzie Blue

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2111 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 866-9545
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Coffee, cocktail, and CBD hotspot Anzie Blue is shaking up a vodka-based pumpkin-spiced martini for the season.

Anzie Blue

5. Jasper's

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1918 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 327-4410
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Deb Paquette’s West End casual spot is offering a fall twist on a Nashville classic: the pumpkin-spiced bushwhacker. Pastry whiz Megan Williams also has a pumpkin-spice ice cream-filled sandwich — stuffed between ginger molasses cookies.

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6. proper bagel

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2011 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 928-7276
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Pumpkin cheesecake cream cheese is the move for fall at Belmont’s longstanding bagel shop. Schmear in on warm toasted cinnamon raisin, pumpkin, or cinnamon crunch bagels.

7. Tailor Nashville

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620 Taylor St
Nashville, TN 37208

The current menu at Vivek Surti’s (currently popping up as they await a new location) Tailor offers up a solid pumpkin chess pie for the season.

8. Bagelshop

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401 Union St
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 988-5333
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The Fairlane's beloved bagel shop offers the icy, foamy “harvest moon” cold brew-based beverage. Cold brew is topped with house-infused pumpkin cold foam and pumpkin spice.

9. Church and Union

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201 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 864-0977
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The newly opened downtown restaurant’s pastry chef Emily just introduced new cider doughnuts to the menu — with butternut squash cremeux, PSL streusel, and creme fraiche ice cream.

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10. Stateside Kitchen

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210 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 622-0500
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Dream Nashville’s ground floor Stateside Kitchen offers up a pumpkin soup with coconut cream, curry, and fall-spiced pepitas.

11. Dozen Bakery

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516 Hagan St #103
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 712-8150
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Nashvillians rave about the pumpkin pie and the pumpkin cranberry muffins at Claire Meneely’s essential Wedgewood-Houston bakery. The seasonal pies are available daily until they sell out — whole or by the slice.

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12. Butcher & Bee

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902 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-3322
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B&B Nashville’s current menu offers a couple of savory options for those craving fall flavors that come highly recommended. The hybrid butterkin squash dish adds texture with peanut miso, squash puree, and red skhug, while the winter squash gnocchetti (made with Mr. Aaron’s pasta) offers heirloom pumpkin, pistachio chermoula, fig leaf oil, and black lime.

13. Pearl Diver

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1008 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 988-2265
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Visit the Gallatin Avenue tiki bar for 13 days of Halloween — and that includes the blended “pumpkinhead” cocktail — spiced rum dressed up for autumn with pumpkin pie filling.

14. Pelican & Pig

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1010 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 730-6887
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Co-owner and pastry whiz Audra Guidry features a tasty and balanced pumpkin cheesecake on the current menu — topped with maple pecan granola and cream cheese anglaise.

15. TKO

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4204 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 915-3102
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TKO’s current General Tso's crispy pumpkin appetizer is vegan and gluten-free — with mala onions, scallions, sesame.

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1. HoneyFire BBQ

8127 Sawyer Brown Rd #304, Nashville, TN 37221
HoneyFire BBQ

Pitmaster Shane Nasby’s popular Bellevue spot might be most known for its sweet and smoky barbecue, but the desserts and sides are also worth more than a mention. For fall, they’re offering a pumpkin pie cheesecake pudding, and the peanut butter banana pudding is a good call year round.

8127 Sawyer Brown Rd #304
Nashville, TN 37221

2. Hachland Hill Dining Inn

5396 Rawlings Rd, Joelton, TN 37080
Hachland Hill Dining Inn

The dining inn in Joelton is featuring breakfast-time local pumpkin brioches with spiced frosting, local pumpkin creme brulee from legendary chef Phila Hach’s grandson, HH executive chef Carter Hach. He’s also got a new pumpkin dessert for dinner (by appointment only): gâteau fondant au chocolat avec Musquee de Provence crème pâtissière brûlée.

5396 Rawlings Rd
Joelton, TN 37080

3. 8th & Roast

4104 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209
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Eighth and Roast has a gluten-free pumpkin muffin with dark chocolate chips, topped with cream cheese glaze, crispy toffee pepitas, and sunflower seeds.

4104 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209

4. Anzie Blue

2111 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212
Anzie Blue

Coffee, cocktail, and CBD hotspot Anzie Blue is shaking up a vodka-based pumpkin-spiced martini for the season.

2111 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212

5. Jasper's

1918 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Jasper’s/Facebook

Deb Paquette’s West End casual spot is offering a fall twist on a Nashville classic: the pumpkin-spiced bushwhacker. Pastry whiz Megan Williams also has a pumpkin-spice ice cream-filled sandwich — stuffed between ginger molasses cookies.

1918 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

6. proper bagel

2011 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212

Pumpkin cheesecake cream cheese is the move for fall at Belmont’s longstanding bagel shop. Schmear in on warm toasted cinnamon raisin, pumpkin, or cinnamon crunch bagels.

2011 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

7. Tailor Nashville

620 Taylor St, Nashville, TN 37208

The current menu at Vivek Surti’s (currently popping up as they await a new location) Tailor offers up a solid pumpkin chess pie for the season.

620 Taylor St
Nashville, TN 37208

8. Bagelshop

401 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219

The Fairlane's beloved bagel shop offers the icy, foamy “harvest moon” cold brew-based beverage. Cold brew is topped with house-infused pumpkin cold foam and pumpkin spice.

401 Union St
Nashville, TN 37219

9. Church and Union

201 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219
Church and Union Nashville/Facebook

The newly opened downtown restaurant’s pastry chef Emily just introduced new cider doughnuts to the menu — with butternut squash cremeux, PSL streusel, and creme fraiche ice cream.

201 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219

10. Stateside Kitchen

210 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219

Dream Nashville’s ground floor Stateside Kitchen offers up a pumpkin soup with coconut cream, curry, and fall-spiced pepitas.

210 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219

11. Dozen Bakery

516 Hagan St #103, Nashville, TN 37203
Dozen Bakery/Facebook

Nashvillians rave about the pumpkin pie and the pumpkin cranberry muffins at Claire Meneely’s essential Wedgewood-Houston bakery. The seasonal pies are available daily until they sell out — whole or by the slice.

516 Hagan St #103
Nashville, TN 37203

12. Butcher & Bee

902 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206

B&B Nashville’s current menu offers a couple of savory options for those craving fall flavors that come highly recommended. The hybrid butterkin squash dish adds texture with peanut miso, squash puree, and red skhug, while the winter squash gnocchetti (made with Mr. Aaron’s pasta) offers heirloom pumpkin, pistachio chermoula, fig leaf oil, and black lime.

902 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206

13. Pearl Diver

1008 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Visit the Gallatin Avenue tiki bar for 13 days of Halloween — and that includes the blended “pumpkinhead” cocktail — spiced rum dressed up for autumn with pumpkin pie filling.

1008 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

14. Pelican & Pig

1010 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Co-owner and pastry whiz Audra Guidry features a tasty and balanced pumpkin cheesecake on the current menu — topped with maple pecan granola and cream cheese anglaise.

1010 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

15. TKO

4204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216
TKO/Facebook

TKO’s current General Tso's crispy pumpkin appetizer is vegan and gluten-free — with mala onions, scallions, sesame.

4204 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37216

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