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Savor Nashville’s BestSouthern Cuisine

Experience a fresh take on classic Southern cuisine when you dine at Capitol Grille in downtown Nashville. Our expert culinary team will delight your taste buds with seasonal dishes made using vegetables grown and harvested from our very own period garden, ensuring we highlight the best of nature’s bounty while staying true to the simple practices of our history and heritage. 

Take a look at our Spring 2019 Menu below, and reserve a table with us for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner.

  • Dinner Menu
  • STARTERS

    • SWEET ONION BISQUE10
      Brie grilled cheese, bacon, chives
    • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
      Pimento cheese, pepper jelly
    • FOIE GRAS MOUSSE15
      Bourbon popcorn, grapes, rhubarb compote, almond brittle
    • OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELLMKT
      Ramp mignonette, charred lemon
    • BEET CURED SALMON17
      Horseradish creme, compressed cucumbers, house-made dill bread
    • 1/4 LB CHILLED KING CRAB LEGS24
      Chow chow butter, charred lemon

    SALADS

    • GARDEN SALAD12
      Bibb lettuce, shaved vegetables, creamy poppy seed dressing
    • BURRATA SALAD12
      Pea avocado mash, roasted tomato puree, crispy croutons
    • CAESAR SALAD12
      Romaine, parmesan, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing
    • ORANGE ROASTED CARROT SALAD12
      Buttermilk dill, macron almonds, watercress

    SIMPLY PREPARED

    • 14 OZ DRY AGED NY STRIP48
    • DAILY BUTCHERS CUTMKT
    • 10-OZ. FILET MIGNON65
    • 5-OZ. PETITE FILET38

    ENTRÉES

    • CRISPY SPRING MOUNTAIN CHICKEN25 Baby carrots, local mushrooms, green beans, confit potatoes, chicken jus
    • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS24
      Anson mills grits, garlic herb butter, relish
    • SEARED SCALLOPS42
      Pea purée, snap peas, watermelon radish, garden pesto
    • ATLANTIC SALMON30
      Israeli couscous, roasted tomatoes, spinach coulis, artichoke hearts
    • DAILY FISH SPECIALMKT
      Fresh catch special
    • SMOKED SHORT RIB38
      Roasted trumpet mushrooms, wilted baby kale, cherry glaze
    • SOUTHERN CIOPPINO STEW23
      Crispy ham, collards, leeks, mussels, shrimp, scallops
    • ROASTED LAMB CHOP & LAMB SAUSAGE 40
      Eggplant purée, creamed peas, pickled onions
    • PRIMAVERA PASTA 21
      White wine butter, Sarah’s garden herbs & veggies

    SIDE ITEMS – $9.00

    • Mashed Red Potatoes, butter, chives
    • Mac & Cheese, brûlée white cheddar
    • Popcorn Rice, hoping’ johns
    • Grilled Asparagus, lemon butter
    • Anson Mills Creamy Grits, white cheddar, hot pepper mash
    • Citrus Glazed Candy Stripe Beets, citrus orange, whole grain mustard
    • Creamed Spinach, artichoke fondue, local goat cheese
    • Glen Leven Garden Sautée, seasonal vegetable
  • Lunch Menu
  • STARTERS AND SALADS

    • GRANNY'S DEVILED EGGS10
      Smoked paprika, spicy pickles, herbs
    • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
      Pimento cheese, pepper jelly
    • SWEET ONION BISQUE10
      Brie-grilled cheese, bacon, chives
    • BRUNSWICK STEW13
      Pulled chicken, braised beef, lima beans, cornbread
    • GLEN LEVEN GREENS12
      Bibb lettuce, radishes, shaved beets, cucumbers, creamy poppy seed dressing
    • ORANGE ROASTED CARROT SALAD12
      Buttermilk dill, macron almonds, watercress
    • CAESAR SALAD12
      Baby gem lettuce, parmesan, garlic croutons, classic caesar dressing Add Chicken 6. Add Steak 8. Add Salmon 9.
    • GRAIN SALAD13
      Israeli couscous, quinoa, artichoke hearts, roasted tomatoes, feta cheese vinaigrette

    SANDWICHES

    All sandwiches are served with choice of crispy fries, spring marbled potato salad, or coleslaw.
    Sub side salad – $2.00
    | Sub seasonal berries – $4.00

    • CAPITOL GRILLE BURGER18
      White cheddar, lettuce, tomato, sweet onion, HH sauce, house-made bun topped with benne seeds
    • SMOKED BRISKET SANDWICH 16
      Dill-mustard cole slaw, spicy pickles, texas toast
    • SCRISPY PORK BELLY “LTA”16
      Bibb lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, chow chow aioli, local potato bun
    • LAMB BURGER18
      Pickled red onions, cucumber, feta, greek yogurt, potato bun
    • GRILLED PIMENTO CHEESE14
      Fried green tomatoes, arugula, green goddess
    • THE CLUB15
      Roasted ham, roasted turkey, HH bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, swiss and cheddar. Wheat, Rye, and Sourdough breads are available upon request.

    ENTRÉES

    • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS18
      Fried shrimp, pickle relish, hot sauce
    • PAN SEARED TROUT22
      Warm asparagus, potato salad, pea tendrils, lemon vinaigrette
    • GLEN LEVEN OPENED FACED RAVIOLI15
      Fresh pasta, fresh daily vegetables, pesto cream sauce
    • SEARED SALMON22
      Pea puree, Glen Leven herb pesto, snap peas, shaved watermelon radish

    Business Lunch

    • Any sandwich with cup of soup 21

    Blue Plate Special

    • MONDAY
      Buttermilk Chicken Fried Steak, green beans, steak fries, red eye gravy
    • TUESDAY
      Pulled BBQ Beef Plate, cornmeal cakes, brussels slaw, honey BBQ sauce
    • WEDNESDAY
      Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, braised greens, tomato gravy
    • THURSDAY
      Smoked Baby Back Ribs, mac & cheese, sweet potato fries
    • FRIDAY
      Confit Hot Chicken, white cheddar grits, collards, hot sauce
     
  • Breakfast Menu
  • SOUTHERN FAVORITES

    Served with Herbed Red Potatoes or Anson Mills Grits and Multi-grain Bread | Add seasonal berries – $4

    • SOUTHERN BENEDICT15
      Brisket, Corn Cakes, Poached Eggs, Smoked Hollandaise
    • TENNESSEE JACK EGG SANDWICH14
      Fried Eggs, Pastrami, Tomato Compote, Herbed Potatoes, Jack Daniels Syrup
    • SHRIMP AND GRITS18
      Sauteed Shrimp, Tasso Ham Gravy, Anson Mills Grits
    • CAPITOL GRILLE STEAK & EGGS18
      Grilled Flat Iron, Two Eggs of Your Choice, Roasted Potatoes

    HOUSE SPECIALTIES

    • Traditional Breakfast15
      Two Eggs Cooked Any Style, Choice of Applewood Bacon, Country Ham or Tennessee Sausage Patties
    • Egg White Open-Faced Omelet14
      Baby Spinach, Tomato, Onion, Roasted Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, Local Sheep's Milk Feta
    • HAM AND CHEESE OMELET15
      Murfeesboro Country Ham, Cave-Aged Cheddar Cheese, Whole Grain Mustard Hollandaise
    • FARM OMELET14
      Baby Spinach, Sweet Onion, Tomatoes, Peppers, Mushrooms, Tennessee Goat Cheese

    SWEET STAPLES

    • Buttermilk Jonny Corn Cakes14
      Strawberry Rhubarb Jam, Maple Mascarpone
    • Brioche French Toast14
      Salted Caramel, Cherry Compote
    • Belgium Malted Waffle14
      Blueberries, Lemon, Whipped Coconut Milk
    • Pastry Basket10
      House-made Croissant, Danish, Muffin

    LIGHTER FARE

    • Fruit Platter10
      Seasonal, Fruit, Berries
    • House Made Granola11
      Dark Chocolate, Apricot Coulis, Greek Yogurt
    • Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast14
      Grilled Country Bread, Crushed Peas, Breakfast Radish
    • Steel Cut Oats9
      Cherries, Honey, Candied Almonds

    Smoothies & Juices- Made Fresh to Order $9

    • Spring Green
      Parsley, Asparagus, Celery, Kale, Green Apples
    • Ruby Blast
      Strawberry, Ruby Grapefruit, Red Grapes
    • Golden Sunset
      Oranges, Yellow Beets, Carrots, Ginger
    • Strawberry & Rhubarb Smoothie
      Greek Yogurt, Honey, Orange Juice

    BEVERAGES

    • Orange or grapefruit juice5
    • Apple, cranberry, tomato, or V8 juice5
    • French press coffee5, 9
      Freshly ground, regular or decaffeinated
    • Espresso single5
    • Espresso double7
    • Assortment of loose teas4
    • Milk3
    • Bloody Mary or mimosa12
    • Spring or sparkling water 0.5 lt.5
    • Spring or sparkling water 1 lt.8
    • Soft drinks3

    *CONSUMING RAW OR UNDERCOOKED MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD, SHELLFISH, OR EGGS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

    • Brunch Menu
    • SPECIALTY DRINKS

      • CAPITOL GRILLE BLOODY MARY12
        Housemade bloody mary mix, 360 vodka, celery, olive
      • MIMOSA & BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA12/26
        House sparkling wine, orange juice
      • COSMOPOLITAN ROYALE15
        St George, citrus vodka, dry curaçao, prosecco, strawberry syrup
      • OAK MARTINI15
        Tanquerary 10 gin or kettle one vodka, carping blanco, violet
      • PIMMS NO 1 CUP13
        Pimms, strawberry syrup, ginger beer

      STARTERS

      • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
        Pimento cheese, pepper jelly
      • BRUNSWICK STEW13
        Pulled pork, braised beef, lima bean, cornbread
      • CAESAR SALAD12
        Baby gem lettuce, parmesan, garlic croutons, classic caesar dressings Add Chicken 7. Add Steak 10. Add Salmon 10. Add Shrimp 10.
      • GLEN LEVEN GREENS12
        Bibb lettuce, radishes, shaved beets, cucumbers, creamy poppy seed dressing
      • SMOKED SALMON AVOCADO TOAST14
        Grilled country bread, crushed peas, breakfast radish

      SOUTHERN FAVORITES

      SERVED WITH HERBED RED POTATOES OR ANSON MILLS GRITS AND MULTI-GRAIN BREAD. ADD BERRIES 4

      • TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST15
        Two eggs cooked any style, choice of Applewood bacon, country ham or Tennessee sausage patties.
      • HAM AND CHEESE OMELET15
        Country ham, cave aged cheddar, and whole grain mustard hollandaise
      • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS18
        Fried shrimp, pickle relish, hot sauce
      • SOUTHERN BENEDICT15
        Biscuits, corn cakes, poached eggs, smoked hollandaise
      • CONFIT HOT CHICKEN25
        Malted waffle, dill cole slaw, hot sauce

      SWEET STAPLES

      • BUTTERMILK JONNY CORN CAKES14
        Strawberry rhubarb jam, maple mascarpone
      • BRIOCHE FRENCH TOAST14
        Salted caramel, cherry compote
      • BELGIAN MALTED WAFFLE14
        Blueberries, lemon, whipped coconut milk
      • PASTRY BASKET10
        House-made croissant, danish, muffin

      SANDWICHES

      Served with your choice of coleslaw and potato salad.

      • CAPITOL GRILLE BURGER18
        Local white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, sweet onion, Capitol Grille sauce, house-made bun topped with benne seeds
      • GRILLED PIMENTO CHEESE14
        Fried green tomatoes, arugula, green goddess remoulade
      • LAMB BURGER18
        Pickled red onions, cucumber, feta, greek yogurt, local potato bun
      • THE CLUB15
        Country ham, honey roasted turkey bacon, swiss, cheddar, wheat bread
      • CRISPY PORK BELLY “LTA”16
        Bibb lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, chow chow aioli, local potato bun
      • TENNESSEE 'JACK' EGG SANDWICH14
        Fried eggs, pastrami, tomato compote, herbed potatoes, Jack Daniel's syrup

      BEVERAGES

      • Orange or grapefruit juice5
      • Apple, cranberry, tomato, or V8 juice5
      • Freshly ground French press regular or decaffeinated coffeeSM 5 / LG 9
      • French brewed regular or decaffeinated coffee4
      • Assortment of loose teas4
      • Espresso single5
      • Espresso double7
      • Milk3
      • Spring or sparkling water1/2LT 5 / 1LT 8
      • Soft drinks3

      *CONSUMING RAW OR UNDERCOOKED MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD, SHELLFISH, OR EGGS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

      • Dessert Menu
      • DESSERT MENU

        • HERMITAGE HOTEL COCONUT CAKE10
          Coconut sponge cake, coconut cream, cream cheese buttercream
        • TENNESSEE MUD PIE TRIFLE12
          Brownie bits, chocolate cream, whiskey salted caramel, house-made toasted marshmallows, candied pecans
        • SOUTHERN BREAD PUDDING12
          House-made challah, apple-pie raisin compote, hard whiskey sauce
        • BANANA PUDDING CHEESECAKE10
          Nilla wafers & pecan crust, banana mousse, brûléed bananas
        • ASSORTED CHEESE PLATE18
          Honeycomb, house fruit compotes
        • HOUSE MADE ICE CREAM & SORBET SELECTION3/9

        DESSERT WINES

        • HOPLER PINOT NOIR ELSWEIN, BURGENLAND, AUSTRIA 200930
        • INNISKILLIN VIDAL ICEWINE, NIAGRA PENINSULA, CANADA 201224
        • BERINGER NIGHTINGALE, NAPA 200724
        • VIGNOBLES DE BEAUMES DE VENISE, MUSCAT 200124
        • DOLCE'LATE HARVEST, NAPA VALLEY 200824
        • OLIVARES DULCE MONASTRELL 200112
        • CHATEAU D'YQUEM SAUTERNES 200965