If you caught our blog, A Peak at East Nashville (4 Businesses We Love), then you know there are lots of fantastic local businesses to check out for your holiday gifts. Call it a perk of living in one of the hottest cities in America – everyone wants a little slice of it! That’s we decided to give you four more of our favorite spots, this time on the West side of town. Join us in exploring these local treasures and you just might find the perfect Christmas gift!
This delicious eatery is located on the corner of Charlotte Ave and 51st Ave and is a guaranteed crowd pleaser! Who doesn’t like Italian food? CoCo’s offers everything from classic pizzas to elevated Italian cuisine, not to mention gourmet coffees and homemade gelato!! Give someone the gift of dinner with their loved ones.
Or, explore their fantastic Italian market! You’ll find gifts for Guidos of all ages such as: charming toys, specialty candies and ingredients, cooking gear and hilarious Italian swag!
Reserva Cigar Lounge is a hidden gem, tucked just off of White Bridge Road near Mr. Whisker’s Liquor Store. Its casual atmosphere and excellent craft beer selection make it a popular hangout for locals looking to try a classic smoke.
It’s normally the owner, Tony Block, behind the bar counter greeting customers. Whether you’re shopping for Dad or your ironic hipster neighbor, he is happy to pick out a custom selection of cigars for you! The have a wide variety of smokes you can browse with options in all price ranges. Plus, cigar accessories and quality pipe tobacco.
BONUS: They also sell empty cigar boxes, which come in handy as unique gift packages or DIY project fuel!
Cool Stuff Weird Things has long been one of the “it” junk stores in Nashville. If you’re stumped on someone’s gift, try exploring this store for some inspiration! As the name implies, you can find all manner of strange delights here! Unique furniture pieces, vintage signs, old records and bizarre trinkets line the shelves.
If you enjoying creating your own gifts, you can find plenty crafty raw materials, ranging from small things (beads, buttons, etc) to salvaged window frames.
Or, you can commission a quintessential iron-wrought sign for a classically “Nashville” gift with a personal touch.
This fun boutique sits in the heart of the Nations on 51st Avenue! It offers a tasteful selection of women’s clothing and accessories.
Their style is fun, light and totally accessible (as are their prices!). Need something for the lovely lady in your life? Whether that’s your girlfriend, sister or bestie give the Mill a try.
We hope these local businesses have not only inspired your holiday season, but also given you a taste of West Nashville and all it has to offer. Want to see more? Give us a call to view homes in this area, anytime!