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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
    • BRUSCHETTA12
      Garden tomatoes, dill goat cheese
    • OYSTERS ROCKEFELLERMKT
      Creamed collards, crispy Tenneshotoe ham
    • OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELLMKT
      Peach champagne mignonette, charred lemon
    • SHRIMP COCKTAIL26
      Horseradish cream, charred lemon, cocktail sauce
    • BEEF CARPACCIO19
      Pickled beech mushrooms, truffle vinaigrette, cured egg yolk

    SALADS

    • GLEN LEVEN TOMATO SALAD15
      Burrata, basil coulis, cured black olives, shallot pearls
    • WATERMELON SALAD13
      Feta, arugula, toasted pistachios, blackberry vinaigrette
    • CAESAR SALAD12
      Romaine, parmesan, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing
    • GLEN LEVEN GREENS12
      Farm greens, shaved radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peach vinaigrette

    SIMPLY PREPARED

    • 14 OZ DRY AGED NY STRIP48
    • 20 OZ PORK CHOP36
    • 12 OZ DRY AGED RIBEYE60
    • 10-OZ. FILET MIGNON65
    • 5-OZ. PETITE FILET38

    ENTRÉES

    • CRISPY CHICKEN25 Red skin mashed potatoes, braised collard greens
    • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS24
      Anson mills grits, pickled relish, hot garlic & herb butter
    • PAN-SEARED SCALLOPS42
      Corn puree, arugula, pancetta, truffle vinaigrette
    • ATLANTIC SALMON30
      Israeli couscous, roasted tomatoes, spinach coulis, artichoke petals
    • DAILY FISH SPECIALMKT
      Fresh catch special
    • BONE-IN SMOKED SHORT RIB55
      Roasted green tomato sauce, pickled garden vegetables
    • TINY “BOMBED” MUSSLES23
      Fresh herbs, local beer, crispy bread
    • LAMB CHOPS 40
      Summer artichoke puree, fennel slaw, olive-tarragon vinaigrette
    • SUMMER PASTA 21
      Glen Leven garden herbs and vegetables

    SIDE ITEMS – $9.00

    • Creamed Corn, leeks, garlic, fresh herbs
    • Mac & Cheese, brûlée white cheddar
    • Fried Okra, spicy mustard
    • Grilled Asparagus, lemon butter
    • Anson Mills Creamy Grits, white cheddar, hot pepper mash, chives
    • Summer Squash Gratin, tomato basil puree
    • Collard Greens, slab bacon, onions
    • Glen Leven Garden Sautée, seasonal vegetable
  • Lunch Menu
  • STARTERS AND SALADS

    • SMOKED DEVILED EGGS10
      House pickles, smoked trout roe, herbs
    • 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
    • GLEN LEVEN TOMATO SALAD13
      Burrata, basil coulis, cured black olives, shallot pearls
    • GLEN LEVEN GREENS12
      Farm greens, shaved radishes, cucumber, tomatoes, peach vinaigrette
    • WATERMELON SALAD13
      Feta, arugula, pistachios, blackberry vinaigrette
    • 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
    • CUBANO SANDWICH17
      Braised pork belly, local ham, spicy pickles, hot mustard
    • THE CLUB15
      Roasted ham, roasted turkey, HH bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, swiss and cheddar. Wheat, Rye, and Sourdough breads are available upon request.
    • SHRIMP PO BOY16
      Blackened crispy shrimp, chow chow, smoked lemon aioli
    • LAMB BURGER18
      Pickled red onions, cucumber, feta, greek yogurt, potato bun

    ENTRÉES

    • CHICKEN & WAFFLES16
      Buttermilk waffle, watermelon, hot sauce
    • STEAK FRITES20
      5 oz. flat iron, homemade steak fries, onion soubise, garden greens
    • GLEN LEVEN SUMMER LASAGNA15
      Local goat cheese, squash, tomato basil puree
    • SEARED SALMON22
      Creamed corn, green beans, hot pepper mash

    Business Lunch

    • Any sandwich with cup of soup 21

    Blue Plate Special

    • MONDAY
      Hot Shrimp & Grits, fried shrimp, pickled relish, hot sauce
    • TUESDAY
      Pulled BBQ Beef Plate, cornmeal cakes, brussels slaw, honey BBQ sauce
    • WEDNESDAY
      Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, braised greens, tomato gravy
    • THURSDAY
      Smoked Brisket, cheddar mac & cheese, sweet potato jojos
    • FRIDAY
      Sarah’s Tomato Tart, puff pastry, dill goat cheese, caramelized onions
     
  • Breakfast Menu
  • SOUTHERN FAVORITES

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

    • HEIRLOOM TOMATO BENEDICT15
      Poached eggs, arugula, chive hollandaise, english muffin
    • 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
    • CAPITOL GRILLE STEAK & EGGS18
      Grilled Flat Iron, two eggs of your choice, asparagus, garden greens

    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

    • Jonny Cakes14
      Blackberry jam, basil maple syrup
    • Buttermilk Pound Cake French Toast14
      Marinated strawberries, lemon cream
    • Belgium Malted Waffle14
      Roasted peaches, cinnamon caramel, whipped cream
    • Pastry Basket10
      House-made Croissant, Danish, Muffin

    LIGHTER FARE

    • Fruit Platter10
      Seasonal, Fruit, Berries
    • House Made Granola11
      Sour cherry jam, roasted coconut flakes, greek yogurt
    • Summer Corn & Avocado Toast14
      Ciabatta toast, cucumber, radishes, goat cheese, ADD Smoked salmon $4
    • Steel Cut Oats9
      Strawberries, brown sugar, honey

    Smoothies & Juices- Made Fresh to Order $9

    • Refresher
      Watermelon, mint, strawberries, ginger
    • Garden Green
      Kale, swiss chard, cucumbers, basil
    • Summer Fruit
      Raspberries, peaches, pineapple
    • Creamsicle
      Cantaloupe, orange, greek yogurt, vanilla

    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
      • SMOKED DEVILED EGGS10
        House pickles, smoked trout roe, herbs
      • 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.
      • GLEN LEVEN GREENS12
        Farm greens, shaved radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peach vinaigrette
      • SUMMER CORN & AVOCADO TOAST14
        Ciabatta toast, cucumber, radishes, goat cheese. ADD smoked salmon $4
      • HOUSE MADE GRANOLA11
        Sour cherry jam, toasted coconut flakes, greek yogurt

      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
      • SMOKED BRISKET HASH18
        Roasted corn, caramelized onions, tomatoes, cilantro, pepper relish, fried egg
      • CHICKEN & WAFFLE15
        Buttermilk waffle, watermelon, hot sauce
      • HOT SHRIMP & GRITS18
        Fried shrimp, pickle relish, 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
      • 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
      • CUBANO SANDWICH16
        Braised pork belly, local ham, spicy pickles, hot mustard
      • 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
        • BEIGNETS AND BLUEBERRIES12
          Beignets, blueberry compote, lemon buttermilk ice cream, candied lemon
        • ESPRESSO CHOCOLATE TART12
          Chocolate cookie crust, espresso chocolate cream, chocolate sorbet, fresh blackberry coulis
        • PEACH AND ROSE TIRAMISU10
          Layers of House-made lady fingers soaked in rose, sweet mascarpone filling, fresh peach compote
        • 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