ACCLAIMED FINE DINING SEAFOOD RESTAURANT JOE MUER SEAFOOD NOW OPEN
Reservations are now available at the award-winning seafood restaurant in Capitol View
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 23, 2023) – As of today, Joe Muer Seafood, an iconic staple in metro Detroit since 1929, is now open in Nashville. Owned by Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, the fine-dining seafood restaurant joins the vibrant downtown district of Capitol View at 500 11th Ave. The 12,000-square-foot restaurant will seat more than 300 guests through its 200-seat dining room, central bar and two-sided 80-seat patio. Two private dining rooms are available to reserve that accommodate up to 40 people or a combined 80-100 guests. This is the first Joe Muer Seafood location outside of Michigan.
“Our team is thrilled to finally be open in Nashville,” said Joe Vicari, president of Joe Vicari Restaurant Group. “We have been greeted with the utmost Southern hospitality since announcing our first location outside of Detroit, and we are excited to bring our 90-year legacy to this energetic, culinary city.”
Joe Muer Seafood, known for winning Best Seafood Restaurant by HOUR Detroit Magazine 11 years in a row, offers an upscale dining experience focused on fresh, sustainable seafood flown in from the finest purveyors across the globe. The menu, which also showcases premium aged meats, sushi and an award -winning wine list, is inspired by local ingredients and regional cooking styles. Certified Master Chef® Daniel Scannell and Chef Jim Oppat are leading the kitchen in Nashville.
Exclusive dishes headline Nashville’s menu as an homage to the restaurant’s new home. Interesting Southern dishes are sure to spark curiosity, like a bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with crab imperial and a blackened redfish with crawdad “yabby” butter. Favorites from the Detroit menu include 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—all representative of the Joe Muer flair.
Joe Muer Seafood Nashville is now open in Capitol View for dinner service from 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/locations/nashville and follow on Instagram @joemuerseafoodnashville. To make reservations, call (615) 433-6837 or reserve on OpenTable.
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 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/locations/nashville and follow on Instagram @joemuerseafoodnashville. To make reservations, call (615) 433-6837 or reserve on OpenTable.