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May 26, 2024

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Nashville’s Assembly Food Hall Opens Phase 1

Assembly Food Hall has officially opened its doors to Phase 1 of the multilevel dining destination at Fifth + Broadway. On March 4, Assembly Food Hall, the massive culinary and entertainment space that’s been many years in the making, invites guests to visit eight eateries, two themed bars and more.

Phase 1 eateries include:

  • Cotton & Snow
  • DeSano Pizzeria
  • Donut Distillery
  • NoBaked Cookie Dough
  • Oke Poké
  • Smokin Chikin
  • Thai Esane
  • Whisk Crepes Café

The Phase 1 dining options are complemented by two bars – a wine bar offering over 40 wine choices and a full-service bar serving more than 32 draft beers, both locally brewed and nationally recognized brands.

The world-class food hall concept has been in the works for more than two years featuring space for over 20 eateries, 10 bars, full-service restaurant and an expansive rooftop live music venue overlooking Broadway. Assembly Food Hall will open in two phases in March and May and will be the largest food hall in the country at more than 100,000 square feet.

“Assembly Food Hall is unlike any other concept in Nashville. We will offer guests a true ‘Taste of Music City,’ along with live entertainment on multiple stages, all under one roof,” said David Daniels, senior vice president of marketing at The Food Hall Co., Assembly Food Hall’s parent company. “Our Phase 1 opening will offer visitors a glimpse into what makes Assembly Food Hall special, and we are excited for Nashville to experience this unique concept that will be a go-to destination in the heart of Music City.”

Scheduled to open in May 2021, Phase 2 will feature about a dozen additional eateries, more themed bars, a full-service restaurant, live music venues and a large rooftop space overlooking Broadway, the Ryman and Bridgestone Arena. Phase 2 eateries include local favorites like Pharmacy Burger, Prince’s Hot Chicken and more.

Phase 2 eateries include:

  • Coco’s Café & Dulce
  • Coco’s Fresh Italian
  • Hattie Jane’s Creamery
  • Hōru Sushi Kitchen
  • Istanbul Shawarma
  • Pharmacy Burger
  • Pharmacy Wurst
  • Philly Special
  • Prince’s Hot Chicken
  • Saffron
  • Steam Boys
  • The Liege Waffle Co.

Assembly Food Hall is accessible through the Fifth Avenue entrance of the Fifth + Broadway development, across from the Ryman Auditorium. Guests are required to follow Nashville’s mask mandate and practice social distancing.



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.