FranklinIs Connected



Wedgewood-Houston’s newest coffee shop celebrates opening with tastings, giveaways and live music

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Americano Coffee Lounge will celebrate its grand opening event on Thursday, Oct. 25, officially opening its Wedgewood-Houston doors to the public with tastings, giveaways and live music all day.

Nestled on the first floor of Houston Station and across the street from “the Ranch,” Jackalope Brewing Company’s new brewery and taproom, Americano Coffee Lounge adds a unique 1940’s flair to a typical coffee shop experience. With reminiscent décor and classic coffee combinations, the coffee lounge adds to the diversity that puts Wedgewood-Houston on the map.

Live music will be offered throughout the day, as well as free coffee giveaways and pastry and chocolate sampling. In addition, Americano Coffee Lounge will partner with Porter’s Call, a local nonprofit that provides free counselling services for musicians and recording artists, to donate a portion of each purchase to the nonprofit.

The schedule of grand opening events includes:

  • 8 – 10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • 12–2p.m.
  • 2 – 4 p.m.
  • 4–6p.m.

Free pastries with the purchase of a coffee
Buildable biscotti station
Lunch & Learn: the secret to French press and pour over coffee Colts Chocolates pairings
Happy hour with Corsair Distillery

Americano Coffee Lounge is located at 434 Houston Street, Suite 120 in Nashville and is open 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. With 1,200 finished square-feet, the space hosts nearly 50 seats, a stage and piano for live music performances. In addition to serving hot and iced coffee beverages, the menu includes handmade Italian sodas, pastries, charcuterie boards, sandwiches and dessert flights.

For more information on Americano Coffee Lounge, visit, @AmericanoLounge on Twitter and @AmericanoCoffeeLounge on Facebook and Instagram. To reserve space for a holiday party or special event, email For more information on Porter’s Call, visit

About Americano Coffee Lounge

Americano Coffee Lounge puts a 1940’s twist on a typical coffee shop experience. The menu celebrates classic coffee drinks, and the setting invites you to relax and engage in conversation — any time of day. In addition to brewed coffee, espresso, Americano, cappuccino and lattes, the menu features a selection of food, including pastries, charcuterie, croissant sandwiches and dessert. Owner Cody Pellerin has seen the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood progress throughout the years, with his hands in construction projects up and down the block. With a passion for coffee and history in the music industry, Pellerin wants to provide a space for creatives and to-doers alike. For more information about Americano Coffee Lounge, visit