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On-The-Go Dock and Dine at Nashville Tennessee Marinas!

On-The-Go Dock and Dine at Nashville Tennessee Marinas!

Nashville Tennessee, A little piece of heaven on the Earth having attractive lakes, sparkling rivers, and free-flowing streams. With mesmerizing scenic landscapes, recreational cruising opportunities, and great lakeshore dining, Middle Tennessee lakes offer savoring foods at on-the-dock and waterfront restaurants. Please click titles below for their websites.

With 265 miles of shoreline on Percy Priest and Old Hickory Lake, along with the Tennessee River, and surrounded by Williamson, Davidson, and Rutherford counties. The shoreline has many coves and amazing scenery along with marinas, restaurants and even a water park called Nashville Shores!  Families boating to these restaurants and marinas may only expect a fun time with ah-mazing views!

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Spectacular Boat Accessible Restaurants on Nashville Tennessee Lakes and Rivers

Here is the list of Tennessee’s most spectacular marinas and restaurants located on Old Hickory Lake, Percy Priest Lake, and the Tennessee River.

The Rudder

The Rudder has some of the most appealing lakeshore food on the Tennessee river including a dockside Tiki Bar. Its specialties lie in heavenly rich seafood, including creamy hot crab dip, grilled fish tacos, and Ahi tuna.   Also, they have local bands jamming weekly.  

Location: 126 River Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075, United States

Reach Out: 615-348-0129 or

Budget: Sandwiches: $8-$12; entrees: $10-$20; kids Menu: $4

Awedaddys at Gallatin Marina

Awedaddys has a perfectly enticing outdoor seating setup on Old Hickory Lake in Gallatin Tennessee. Its specialties lie in seafood, burgers and the must try frozen Bushwacker! Also, they have local bands jamming weekly.  

Location: 727 Marina Private Rd, Gallatin, TN 37066, United States

Reach Out: +1 615-452-4777

Fishtales Grill at Cedar Creek Marina Mt Juliet TN

With an appealing chill vibe and customer-friendly staff, it is always fun to be at Fishtale Grill. Its wide selection of food menu, including pasta to burgers, fresh seafood to steaks, and awesome marina views.

Location: 9120 Saundersville Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, United States

Reach Out:   1 615-758-5174

Sam’s Sport Grill at Blue Turtle Bay Nashville

This local food chain located on Old Hickory Lake is not a spot to miss while out on your boat. With the light breeze off lake water and a cozy environment, the food here is assuredly impossible to find anywhere else within your affordable fare range. IT is the best marina offering cruising facilities as well as perfect barbecue in the town.  

Location: 2001 Lakeshore Dr, Old Hickory, TN 37138, United States

Reach Out: or +1 615-357-0532

Blue Moon Waterfront Grille – Nashville

Not any ordinary restaurants, the Blue moon is unique spot on the Tennessee River. With its casual vibes and magnificent river view, it is perfect for Sunday brunches. The Coconut shrimp and Mahi-Mahi tacos are the scrumptious options to check out!

Location: 525 Basswood Ave, Nashville, TN 37209

Reach Out: 615-356-6666

Budget: Salads, burgers, and sandwiches: $9-$13; entrees: $14-$24; kid’s menu: $4-$5

General Jackson Showboat Opryland Nashville

Why plan small when you can opt for mega? Yes! With the mega deck and stellar view, this river dining cruise is one of the best in Nashville. Satisfy your cravings with mouthwatering barbecue, seafood, and much more on the menu.  On General Jackson Showboat, you get 2.5 hours dinner cruise with a beverage and food onboard. The boat takes you to Cumberland river with both video and photography cameras allowed. You may also enjoy musical shows on board!

Location: 2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214,

Reach Out: +1 615-458-3900

Wrapping Up

Whether a local or a visitor coming to Nashville Tennessee you will have an epicurean experience by boat with spectacular scenic views alongside many restaurants and marinas.  Arrive by boat, jet ski or canoe and have a great experience at any one of these great lake front restaurants,

You do not just visit Nashville; you live it and make your own story here! From cruising to eating, the adventure here never ends.

The Rudder

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One Response to “On-The-Go Dock and Dine at Nashville Tennessee Marinas!”

  • Tammy Chambers
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    Great article and info about restaurants on the lake!

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