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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 Summer 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
    • HOUSEMADE SOURDOUGH BREAD6
      Sea salt, whipped burrata, black truffle butter
    • SOUTHERN OYSTERS ROCKEFELLERMKT
      Creamed collards, crispy Tenneshotoe ham
    • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
      Pimento cheese, pepper jelly, chives
    • SHRIMP COCKTAIL26
      Horseradish cream, charred lemon, cocktail sauce
    • DUCK CONFIT19
      Cornbread puree, brussels sprout leaves, herb gremolata
    • BLACK-EYED PEA FRITTERS10
      Coconut milk, hot pepper mash

    SALADS

    • BABY KALE SALAD12
      Vanilla poached pears, local blue cheese, marcona almonds, pomegranate dressing
    • WEDGE SALAD13
      Baby iceberg, cranberries, roasted sweet potatoes, bacon, walnuts, cranberry ranch
    • CAESAR SALAD12
      Romaine, parmesan, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing
    • PUMPKIN PANZANELLA SALAD13
      Pumpkin bread croutons, roasted beets, arugula, whipped burrata, pumpkin seeds, maple orange vinaigrette

    SIMPLY PREPARED

    • 14 OZ DRY AGED NY STRIP48
    • 20 OZ PORK CHOP36
    • 12 OZ DRY AGED RIBEYE60
    • 10-OZ. PRIME FILET65
    • 5-OZ. PRIME FILET38
    • DRY AGED LAMB CHOPS40

    ENTRÉES

    • CIDER MUSSELS23 Slab bacon, local cider, sage
    • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS24
      Fried shrimp, chow chow, hot sauce
    • PAN-SEARED SCALLOPS42
      Purple rice grits, coconut milk, orange and almond salad
    • BLACK TRUFFLE HONEY GLAZED SALMON30
      Cauliflower puree, lima beans, roasted cauliflower florets
    • BLACK TRUFFLE BRAISED SHORT RIB48
      Anson mills grits, roasted mushrooms, black truffle
    • HOT CHICKEN CONFIT24
      Mashed potatoes, collard greens
    • FALL PASTA 21
      Glen Leven garden herbs and vegetables
    • VENISON CHOPS47
      Braised red cabbage, butternut squash, pomegranate glaze

    SIDE ITEMS – $9.00

    • Roasted mixed mushrooms- garlic confit, fresh herbs
    • Crispy brussels sprouts- pumpkin seeds, golden raisins, cider
    • Red skin mashed potatoes- buttermilk chives
    • Collard greens- slab bacon, onions
    • Mac and cheese- brulee with white cheddar
    • Anson mills grits- hot pepper mash, chives
  • Lunch Menu
  • STARTERS AND SALADS

    • DEVILED EGGS10
      House pickles, bourbon smoked paprika
    • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
      Pimento cheese, pepper jelly
    • SWEET ONION BISQUE10
      Brie-grilled cheese, bacon, chives
    • BRUNSWICK STEW13
      Pulled chicken, braised beef, lima beans, tomato basil muffin
    • PUMPKIN PANZANELLA SALAD13
      Pumpkin bread croutons, roasted beets, arugula, whipped burrata, pumpkin seeds, maple orange vinaigrette
    • BABY KALE SALAD12
      Vanilla poached pears, local blue cheese, marcona almonds, pomegranate dressing
    • WEDGE SALAD13
      Baby iceberg, cranberries, roasted sweet potatoes, bacon, walnuts, cranberry ranch
    • CAESAR SALAD12
      Baby gem lettuce, parmesan, garlic croutons, classic caesar dressing Add Chicken 6. Add Steak 8. Add Salmon 9.

    SANDWICHES

    All sandwiches are served with choice of crispy fries, 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
    • PIMENTO CHEESE17
      Fried green tomatoes, arugula, green goddess remoulade
    • THE CLUB15
      Roasted ham, roasted turkey, HH bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, swiss and cheddar. Wheat, Rye, and Sourdough breads are available upon request.
    • HOT CHICKEN SANDWICH16
      Chicken, cole slaw, honey mustard
    • LAMB BURGER18
      Pickled red onions, cucumber, feta, greek yogurt, potato bun
    • SOUTHERN BEEF SANDWICH18
      Shaved prime rib, chow chow, provolone cheese, au jus

    ENTRÉES

    • SWEET POTATO AND RICOTTA RAVIOLI18
      Brussels sprout leaves, sage brown butter, pistachios
    • STEAK FRITES20
      5 oz. flat iron, homemade steak fries, onion soubise, garden greens
    • HOT SHRIMP AND GRITS18
      Fried shrimp, chow chow, hot sauce
    • BLACK TRUFFLE HONEY GLAZED SALMON22
      Cauliflower puree, lima beans, roasted cauliflower florets

    Business Lunch

    • Any sandwich with cup of soup 21

    Blue Plate Special

    • MONDAY
      AUTUMN BEER STEW, braised beef, mushrooms, carrots, acorn squash, potatoes
    • TUESDAY
      PULLED BBQ BEEF PLATE, corn cakes, brussels slaw, honey bbq sauce
    • WEDNESDAY
      Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, braised greens, tomato gravy
    • THURSDAY
      CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS, Jen's drop biscuits, fall vegetables
    • FRIDAY
      MAC AND CHEESE CASSEROLE, smoked turkey, white cheddar, herbed breadcrumbs
     
  • Breakfast Menu
  • SOUTHERN FAVORITES

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

    • CAPTIOL GRILLE STEAK AND EGGS18
      Grilled flat iron, two eggs of your choice, asparagus, garden greens
    • TENNESSEE JACK EGG SANDWICH14
      Fried Eggs, Pastrami, Tomato Compote, Herbed Potatoes, Jack Daniels Syrup
    • BREAKFAST BURRITO14
      Scrambled eggs, country sausage, hash browns, roasted red pepper, white cheddar
    • SMOKED SALMON BENEDICT15
      Poached eggs, arugula, caper mustard hollandaise, English muffin

    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

    • SWEET POTATO PANCAKES14
      Golden raisin jam, coconut cinnamon caramel
    • APPLE CIDER FRENCH TOAST14
      Candied walnuts, roasted apples, cider syrup
    • BUTTERMILK WAFFLES14
      Winterberry compote, whipped cream
    • Pastry Basket10
      House-made Croissant, Danish, Muffin

    LIGHTER FARE

    • Fruit Platter10
      Seasonal, Fruit, Berries
    • FALL SPICED GRANOLA11
      Greek yogurt, caramelized sweet potato, pomegranate
    • ACORN SQUASH TOAST13
      Roasted acorn squash, cinnamon sugar ricotta cheese, pumpkin seeds, grilled bread
    • Steel Cut Oats9
      Dried cranberries toasted pecans, honey

    Smoothies & Juices- Made Fresh to Order $9

    • Golden Autumn Morning
      Yellow beet, carrot, apple, lemon, ginger
    • Fall Holiday
      Cranberry, pineapple, orange
    • Lean Mean Green Machine
      Kale, celery, mint, spinach, apple
    • Pumpkin Smoothie
      Pumpkin, almond milk, honey, cinnamon caramel

    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
      • VIOLETS AND LACE18
        Empress 1908 gin, st. germainee, lemon, creme de violette
      • PIMMS NO 1 CUP13
        Pimms, strawberry syrup, ginger beer

      STARTERS

      • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES10
        Pimento cheese, pepper jelly
      • DEVILED EGGS10
        House pickles, bourbon smoked paprika
      • SWEET ONION BISQUE10
        Brie grilled cheese, bacon, chives
      • CAESAR SALAD12
        Baby gem lettuce, parmesan, garlic croutons, classic caesar dressings Add Chicken 7. Add Steak 10. Add Salmon 10. Add Shrimp 10.
      • BABY KALE SALAD12
        Vanilla poached pears, local blue cheese, marcona almonds, pomegranate dressing
      • ACORN SQUASH TOAST13
        Roasted acorn squash, cinnamon sugar ricotta cheese, pumpkin seeds, grilled bread
      • FALL SPICED GRANOLA11
        Greek yogurt, caramelized sweet potato, pomegranate

      SWEET STAPLES

      • SWEET POTATO PANCAKES14
        Golden raisin jam, coconut cinnamon caramel
      • APPLE CIDER FRENCH TOAST14
        Candied walnuts, roasted apples, cider syrup
      • BUTTERMILK WAFFLES14
        Winter berry compote, whipped cream
      • PASTRY BASKET10
        House-made croissant, danish, muffin

      SANDWICHES AND ENTREES

      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
      • BREAKFAST BURRITO14
        Scrambled eggs, country sausage, hash browns, roasted red pepper, white cheddar
      • LAMB BURGER18
        Pickled red onions, cucumber, feta, greek yogurt, local potato bun
      • HAM AND CHEESE OMLET15
        Country ham, local white cheddar cheese, whole grain mustard hollandaise
      • TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST15
        two eggs cooked any style, choice of applewood bacon, country ham or Tennessee ssausage patties add steak, 9
      • TENNESSEE 'JACK' EGG SANDWICH14
        Fried eggs, pastrami, tomato compote, herbed potatoes, Jack Daniel's syrup
      • SMOKED BRISKET HASH18
        Roasted corn, caramelized onions, tomatoes, cilantro, pepper relish, fried egg
      • HOT CHICKEN SANDWICH16
        Chicken, cole slaw, honey mustard

      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.