9 Great Latin American Restaurants in Nashville

Latin American Restaurants Madera Cafe

Madera Cafe in Plaza Mariachi

At this bright, wood-paneled spot in Plaza Mariachi, there is no shortage of Mexican-style dishes on the menu. But take a closer look at some of their entrees. Latin American dishes like arepas, ceviche, carne asada, and trifongo—a variation of Puerto Rico’s classic mofongo featuring a mound of mashed plantains, yucca, bacon and chicharrón topped with a marinated protein—jockey for hungry patrons’ attention.
Eater Nashville

Madera Cafe in Plaza Mariachi

Various menu items from Madera Cafe

Food from Madera Cafe

Madera Cafe specializes in the cuisine of Latin and South America, including Mexico and Cuba. Because of that, coffee and breakfast/brunch are important parts of the restaurant, which serves breakfast every day. It’s also got a robust cocktail and dinner menu and is open until 11 p.m. daily.

Nashville Scene, October 18, 2017

Plaza Mariachi a feast for the senses!

Chef prepares meal at Tres Gauchos Grill

Tres Gauchos Grill

Plaza Mariachi takes the tedium of the shopping mall and makes it a distinct pleasure. The former Elysian Fields Kroger has been repurposed and transformed into an exciting Latin-inspired marketplace that weaves specialty shops, boutiques and eateries with visual and performance arts, cultural history, and participatory activities for children and adults.

Tennessean, July 14, 2017