ACCLAIMED FINE DINING SEAFOOD RESTAURANT JOE MUER SEAFOOD EXPANDS TO NASHVILLE
New Capitol View location opens Aug. 23 showcasing signature Joe Muer Seafood specialties, new Nashville-specific menu items and live piano music daily
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 27, 2023) – Joe Muer Seafood, an iconic staple in metro Detroit since 1929, is set to open its first location outside of Michigan on Wednesday, Aug. 23 in Nashville. Joe Muer Seafood, owned by Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, will be joining the downtown Capitol View mixed-use urban district at 500 11th Ave. The 12,000-square-foot restaurant will seat more than 300 through its 200-seat dining room, central bar, two 40-seat private dining rooms and two-sided 80-seat patio.
Joe Muer Seafood will offer an upscale dining experience serving fresh, sustainable seafood flown in from the finest purveyors across the globe, as well as premium aged meats, sushi and an award-winning wine list. The Detroit-based restaurant has won Best Seafood Restaurant for 11 years in a row and the new Nashville kitchen will be led by Certified Master Chef® Daniel Scannell and Chef Jim Oppat.
Local ingredients and regional cooking styles inspire exclusive dishes on Nashville’s menu as an homage to the restaurant’s new home. Tasty Southern dishes will headline dinner like a bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with crab imperial and a blackened redfish with crawdad “yabby” butter representative of the Joe Muer flair. Fan-favorite Detroit menu items like a crab stuffed flounder with grainy mustard beurre blanc sauce and a fresh Dover sole fillet, served tableside with Herbs de Provence, brown butter and lemon, will be sure to stand out in Nashville.
“I visited Nashville several years ago for the Country Music Awards and fell in love with the vibrancy of the city, which led me on a quest to find the perfect location for the next Joe Muer in Music City,” said Joe Vicari, president of the Joe Vicari Restaurant Group. “I’m excited to share the exemplary dining experience and high- quality food and spirits Joe Muer is known for with our Nashville guests.”
Mark Taylor, partner at Boyle Investment Company, the developers of Capitol View, added, “This district has become the location of choice for a variety of first-to-market brands, including Joe Muer Seafood. We are continuing to see the area develop and thrive and know that Joe Muer Seafood will be a restaurant of choice for so many of our community members.”
In Capitol View, Joe Muer Seafood will join beloved retailers and restaurants like M.L.Rose, Clean Juice, Sercy + Co., Club Pilates, Massage LuXe, drybar and HOTBOX. The Capitol View district is also home to The Residences at Capitol View, a 378-unit multifamily luxury residential community, Frankie Pierce Park, a trailhead for the greenway system, and a full-service Publix with free retail parking.
Joe Muer Seafood’s Nashville location will be open for dinner service 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Offering live piano music nightly, the bar opens daily at 4:00 p.m. with happy hour available on weekdays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit joemuer.com, follow on Instagram @joemuerseafoodnashville or call (615) 433-6837.
About Joe Vicari Restaurant Group
The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group is family-owned and operated. Headquartered in Warren, Mich., they are home to Metro Detroit’s most award-winning restaurants and known as one of the largest independent restaurant groups in Michigan. They have brands from five-star dining to family-friendly restaurants and employ more than 1,200 people. For more than almost 40 years, Detroit restaurateur Joe Vicari has opened restaurants based on three basic principles: fresh authentic cuisine, impeccable service and a warm, inviting atmosphere, which are the values carried in their eight restaurant brands. The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group owns and operates five Metro Detroit Andiamo locations, an Andiamo within Detroit Metro Airport, the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom (an 800-seat concert/event venue located within Andiamo Warren), two Joe Muer Seafood locations, The Country Inn with three locations in Michigan, 29/41 Mediterranean Street Food with five locations, Birmingham Pub, The Bronze Door, and The Statler Bistro, and the Andiamo Italian Steakhouse in Las Vegas. In addition, the group also runs an Andiamo Food Truck and one of the largest catering and event management companies in Michigan, bringing great food and hospitality to thousands of people at meetings, charity affairs and major sports events like the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.
About Joe Muer Seafood Nashville
Joe Muer Seafood is an iconic name in the Detroit area, established in 1929, and known for serving sustainable and exceptionally fresh seafood, as well as a sterling reputation for elite culinary skill and exquisite service. The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, a family-owned and operated company of well-known restaurants and venues in Michigan, took over the brand in 2012 and has launched two incredibly successful Joe Muer locations in Detroit. Founder and CEO Joe Vicari visited Nashville for the Country Music Awards and fell in love with the vibrancy of the city. He then began his quest to find the perfect location in Nashville to open his next Joe Muer. In 2021, he was introduced to Capitol View, and so began Joe Muer Seafood Nashville. Joe Muer Seafood’s Nashville location is set to open in August 2023 and will be open for dinner service 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Offering live piano music nightly, the bar opens daily at 4:00 p.m. with happy hour available on weekdays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit joemuer.com, follow on Instagram @joemuerseafoodnashville or call (615) 433-6837.
About Capitol View
Awarded gold in the New Development category at the 2021 ICSC Global Design and Development Awards, Capitol View is a 32-acre mixed-use urban district that is home to the corporate offices of Lifeway and HCA Healthcare, as well as a variety of specialty retail stores, restaurants, and 378 state-of-the-art multifamily apartment units and the largest amenity package in the Nashville market. Capitol View is a joint venture between Northwestern Mutual, Boyle Investment Company and Northwood Ravin. Boyle provides on-site leasing, management and development services for the commercial component at Capitol View, while Northwood Ravin is the residential developer and property manager of the project. For retail, restaurant or office inquiries, please visit CapitolViewNashville.com. For residential inquiries, please contact The Residences at Capitol View management team at CapitolView@nwravin.com or visit ResidencesatCapitolView.com.