404 Kitchen Nashville

404 Kitchen Nashville

OpenTable Diner (Nashville)·Dined on April 26, 2017My wife and I had dinner at 404 Kitchen for our 2nd anniversary. It was highly recommended based on reviews and people we know so we were excited to try it for our special occasion. The ambiance of the restaurant is great. It is set in a renovated shipping container, and while the space is small they have cleverly arranged the tables, bar, and kitchen. The tables are very close together and the noise level when the restaurant is full can make it difficult to hear your server or have a conversation at times. We started our meal with two specialty cocktails (Georgian Victory and Punched at the 404) which were both great. For our appetizer we chose the cheese plate which ended up being our favorite part of the meal by far.My wife's entree was the pork bolognese which was good. My entree was the “Bermudian” Fish Stew, and it was disappointing. The cod was bland and slightly overcooked, and the broth was lacking in both salt and spice. Overall the stew flavor was very flat.Our dessert was the Dark and Stormy Rum Cake. My wife loved the ginger ice cream, and I loved the whole thing. Service was outstanding throughout the meal.The menu at 404 kitchen changes frequently so maybe we happened to be there during an offseason from the ingredients the chef prefers, but our entrees were underwhelming enough that we left slightly disappointed. Overall we didn't feel that the cost (>$100 per person including gratuity) equaled the value or our expectations.Tags: Notable Wine List, Modern Decor, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted CocktailsWas this review useful to you?Yes·No·Reportfood3ambience4service5value2
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404 Kitchen Nashville

OpenTable Diner (Nashville)·Dined on April 26, 2017My wife and I had dinner at 404 Kitchen for our 2nd anniversary. It was highly recommended based on reviews and people we know so we were excited to try it for our special occasion. The ambiance of the restaurant is great. It is set in a renovated shipping container, and while the space is small they have cleverly arranged the tables, bar, and kitchen. The tables are very close together and the noise level when the restaurant is full can make it difficult to hear your server or have a conversation at times. We started our meal with two specialty cocktails (Georgian Victory and Punched at the 404) which were both great. For our appetizer we chose the cheese plate which ended up being our favorite part of the meal by far.My wife's entree was the pork bolognese which was good. My entree was the “Bermudian” Fish Stew, and it was disappointing. The cod was bland and slightly overcooked, and the broth was lacking in both salt and spice. Overall the stew flavor was very flat.Our dessert was the Dark and Stormy Rum Cake. My wife loved the ginger ice cream, and I loved the whole thing. Service was outstanding throughout the meal.The menu at 404 kitchen changes frequently so maybe we happened to be there during an offseason from the ingredients the chef prefers, but our entrees were underwhelming enough that we left slightly disappointed. Overall we didn't feel that the cost (>$100 per person including gratuity) equaled the value or our expectations.Tags: Notable Wine List, Modern Decor, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted CocktailsWas this review useful to you?Yes·No·Report
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404 Kitchen Nashville

OpenTable Diner (Nashville)·Dined on April 26, 2017My wife and I had dinner at 404 Kitchen for our 2nd anniversary. It was highly recommended based on reviews and people we know so we were excited to try it for our special occasion. The ambiance of the restaurant is great. It is set in a renovated shipping container, and while the space is small they have cleverly arranged the tables, bar, and kitchen. The tables are very close together and the noise level when the restaurant is full can make it difficult to hear your server or have a conversation at times. We started our meal with two specialty cocktails (Georgian Victory and Punched at the 404) which were both great. For our appetizer we chose the cheese plate which ended up being our favorite part of the meal by far.My wife's entree was the pork bolognese which was good. My entree was the “Bermudian” Fish Stew, and it was disappointing. The cod was bland and slightly overcooked, and the broth was lacking in both salt and spice. Overall the stew flavor was very flat.Our dessert was the Dark and Stormy Rum Cake. My wife loved the ginger ice cream, and I loved the whole thing. Service was outstanding throughout the meal.The menu at 404 kitchen changes frequently so maybe we happened to be there during an offseason from the ingredients the chef prefers, but our entrees were underwhelming enough that we left slightly disappointed. Overall we didn't feel that the cost (>$100 per person including gratuity) equaled the value or our expectations.Tags: Notable Wine List, Modern Decor, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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404 Kitchen Nashville

The kitchen team is led by chef Matt Bolus and sous chef Luke Williams. The restaurant’s bar program, which offers unique cocktails, rare and unusual wines, and one of the largest whiskey selections in Nashville, earned The 404 Kitchen a spot on Travel + Leisure‘s list of the best whiskey bars in America. A semi-finalist in the Best New Restaurant category of the 2014 James Beard Awards, one of the Best New Restaurants in the South in Southern Living, and the Nashville Scene Writer’s Choice for Best Restaurant, The 404 Kitchen intimately accommodates 56 guests for dinner, seven days a week.
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404 Kitchen Nashville

My wife and I had dinner at 404 Kitchen for our 2nd anniversary. It was highly recommended based on reviews and people we know so we were excited to try it for our special occasion. The ambiance of the restaurant is great. It is set in a renovated shipping container, and while the space is small they have cleverly arranged the tables, bar, and kitchen. The tables are very close together and the noise level when the restaurant is full can make it difficult to hear your server or have a conversation at times. We started our meal with two specialty cocktails (Georgian Victory and Punched at the 404) which were both great. For our appetizer we chose the cheese plate which ended up being our favorite part of the meal by far.My wife's entree was the pork bolognese which was good. My entree was the “Bermudian” Fish Stew, and it was disappointing. The cod was bland and slightly overcooked, and the broth was lacking in both salt and spice. Overall the stew flavor was very flat.Our dessert was the Dark and Stormy Rum Cake. My wife loved the ginger ice cream, and I loved the whole thing. Service was outstanding throughout the meal.The menu at 404 kitchen changes frequently so maybe we happened to be there during an offseason from the ingredients the chef prefers, but our entrees were underwhelming enough that we left slightly disappointed. Overall we didn't feel that the cost (>$100 per person including gratuity) equaled the value or our expectations.
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404 Kitchen Nashville

404 was fantastic. The food was some of the best that I've had in Nashville and the cocktails held up to that standard as well. The place is very small, yet the meal did not feel tight. We got seated a little late due to an earlier party lingering longer than normal, but everyone went out of their way to ensure that we had a great experience: the hostess, manager, and waiter were all great and provided not only a great meal, but a great experience. Without a doubt, this was one of my best dining experiences in Nashville in the 2 years that I've lived here.
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404 Kitchen Nashville

The 404 Kitchen only opened in late October, but if it maintains this strong start, it will be one of the best restaurants in Nashville. And that’s not code, it’s a fact.
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404 Kitchen Nashville

*Some items are served undercooked or unpasteurized and may contain raw ingredients or nuts. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.Our menu changes frequently, and some items listed may not be available when you dine with us.We are unable to offer a children’s menu.We may be able to remove certain items from a dish, but we are unable to offer substitutions. Your understanding is appreciated, Chef Bolus and The 404 Kitchen Team
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It’s a far cry from Watermark, just across the street, where Bolus and Tucker both worked. With a big kitchen, bigger menu and large dining room, it’s the antithesis of what 404 is trying to do. I asked Bolus if this was intentional, and he said yes. The menu and feel are much more inspired by Fig in Charleston, where Bolus got his start. “A lot of thanks goes to Mike Lata for helping me know who I wanted to be, culinarily.”