City House Tandy Wilson

Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


City House

1222 Fourth Ave. N. (Madison St.) Send to Phone
615-736-5838 | Menu
City House proves just how good Southern Italian cooking can taste.


Cuisine

Open
Dinner Wed.-Mon.
Features

* Click here for rating key



City House, Nashville, TN


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


City House Restaurant Review

: Because he's lived in Italy for a time, chef-owner Tandy Wilson knows his way around Italian cuisine. But his most valuable assets are near his Germantown kitchen: herbs from the back garden, handmade pasta and an in-house charcuterie. Expect to find a selection of Italian classics shot through with Southern reinventions and even family recipes. The Nashville native changes the menu seasonally, but you’ll likely find trout, catfish or roasted chicken with jezebel sauce, cornbread gnocchi and pork snacks on Sundays, like belly with peaches and biscuits. We also recommend the wood-fired pizza: anchovy with sliced tomato, pecorino, garlic and chilies. Pastry chef Rebekah Turshen is one of the best in town, changing the lineup regularly to showcase fruits and fresh takes on nostalgic standards, such as peach ice box cake with buttermilk cornmeal crumbs, coffee panna cotta and Prosecco-poached pickled peaches. The wine list is loaded with artisanal Italian bottles and includes some good values. The dining room can get loud, so in warmer months head outside to the screened patio and soak in the well-weathered 19th-century architecture of Nashville's first suburb.





Best Rosé Wines
BEST ROSÉ WINES | GAYOT.com

For refreshing wines perfect for a hot day, take a look at GAYOT's Best Rosé Wines. See the list.





WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Whisky Fudge RecipeA Whisky Fudge Recipe for a (very) sweet moment and treat.

Get the recipe.