"Spelled like a smile, pronounced like a color (greens)." 2421 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37212 --- 615-322-8571
Monday - Thursday 8am - 9pm Friday - 8am - 3pm Saturday & Sunday - Closed Grins closes for Jewish and School holidays. See bottom of page for our complete schedule.
Nashville's oldest vegetarian cafe is also Certified Kosher!*
Grins Vegetarian Cafe is located on the Vanderbilt University campus with enough metered parking to make it accessible to non-university folks as well. We are located in the Shulman Center for Jewish Life.
Grins offers a base menu and daily internationally-inspired specials that will satisfy eaters of all types. The
every day menu includes grilled sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, salads of all sorts and
vegan cookies and muffins that are so good you'll order 'em for an appetizer. Our daily specials include Chili Rellenos, Szechwan Noodles and Indian Veggie Curry.
* Kosher Certification provided by Rabbi Saul Strosberg from Congregation Sherith Israel.
8/15 – 8/19 Open for Lunch Only (11am-3pm)
9/28Open for Breakfast
& Lunch Only (8am-3pm), Rosh Hashanah
9/29 - 9/30 Closed for Rosh Hashanah
10/6 – 10/7 Closed for Fall Break and Yom Kippur
10/12 Open for Breakfast & Lunch Only (8am-3pm), Sukkot
10/13 - 10/14 Closed for Sukkot
10/19 Open for Breakfast
& Lunch Only (8am-3pm),
End of Sukkot, Simchat Torah
10/20 - 10/21 Closed for End of Sukkot, Simchat Torah
11/ 19 – 11/27 Thanksgiving Break
12/16 – 1/8 Closed for Winter Break
3/3 – 3/11 Closed for Spring Break
4/4 Open for Breakfast & Lunch Only (8am-3pm), Passover
4/5 – 4/14 Closed for Passover
5 /4 – 5/11 Open for Lunch Only (11am-2pm),
5/11 Closing at 2pm for Summer Break...see you Monday, August 20th, 2012!!
Honors "Best Cookie" Nashville Scene
"Best Vegetarian Food" Nashville Scene 2005
"Best Vegetarian Cafe" CitySearch 2006
"One of the Best Bets for Going Green" 10Best.com 2008
located at the corner of 25th Ave. and Vanderbilt Place. Grins
Vegetarian Cafe is located about two blocks from the West End Border's
Books & P.F. Chang's. Grins sits on the Vanderbilt University
campus across the street from Memorial Gym in the Ben Schulman Center.