Your guide to the 5 top spots in Nashville's Germantown neighborhood

Visiting Germantown, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Nashville neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Southern restaurant to a cupcake shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Germantown, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Monell's Dining & Catering

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Topping the list is Southern, soul food and breakfast and brunch spot Monell's Dining & Catering. Located at 1235 Sixth Ave. North, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,318 reviews on Yelp. 

Monell's Dining & Catering specializes in Southern food served family-style. The menu changes each day, but guests can expect items like skillet fried chicken, green beans, cheese grits and more.

2. 5th & Taylor

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Next up is bar, New American and Southern spot 5th & Taylor, situated at 1411 Fifth Ave. North. With 4.5 stars out of 847 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The restaurant serves soups, salads, seafood, beef and more. On the menu, look for the cornbread, fried chicken with chili honey sauce or the duck with gooseberry and fig sauce.

3. Rolf and Daughters

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New American and Mediterranean spot Rolf and Daughters is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 700 Taylor St., 4.5 stars out of 724 reviews. 

Rolf and Daughters offers a wide variety of cocktails, beer, cider and wine. On the food menu, look for the beef tartare with black garlic and sprouted lentils, the chicken with lemon and garlic or the crab with garlic and basil. 

4. Henrietta Red

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Henrietta Red, a bar and New American spot that offers seafood and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 267 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1200 Fourth Ave. North to see for yourself. 

Henrietta Red serves a variety of New American-style food and seafood. It also has an oyster bar and uses a wood burning oven. 

5. The Cupcake Collection

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Finally, there's The Cupcake Collection, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 292 reviews. Stop by 1213 Sixth Ave. North to hit up the bakery, which offers cupcakes and more, next time you're in the neighborhood.

Cupcakes are the specialty at The Cupcake Collection, but they also make cakes for every occasion. They offer cupcakes with at least 36 different flavors to choose from such as chocolate, strawberry, sweet potato, lemon sunshine and more.

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