WEEKEND BRUNCH
Jun
8
to Jun 9

WEEKEND BRUNCH

Weekends are for brunching at Makeready L&L. Keep it light with refreshing avocado toast & yogurt, or go all in with hot chicken & waffles. Libations at brunch more your thing? You've come to the right place. Mimosas and Bloody Mary's are just $5!

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS 7AM – 3PM

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Bearded Iris & Modern Times Beer Dinner
Jun
18
7:00 PM19:00

Bearded Iris & Modern Times Beer Dinner

Join us at Makeready L&L on Tuesday, June 18th for a one-of-a-kind beer dinner with Bearded Iris & Modern Times. To keep it interesting and to highlight what these breweries do best, we're going to focus on two styles of beer; sours and hazy IPA's. Each brewery will bring three beers to the table that will compliment 6 dynamic dishes created by our culinary team.

Ticket includes 6-course meal with beer pairings, valet parking, tax and gratuity. Available for guests ages 21+.

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MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
May
12
7:00 AM07:00

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH

Make Mother’s Day extra special with Sunday Brunch at Makeready Libations & Liberation. Moms will enjoy a complimentary mimosa and sweet treat (because they’re the real MVPs) served along with ala carte menu favorites from fresh avocado toast to hot chicken & waffles. As always, Mimosas & Bloody Mary’s are just $5 because what is brunch without libations?  

Reservations strongly recommended.

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BLACK ABBEY BEER DINNER
Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

BLACK ABBEY BEER DINNER

Makeready L&L’s monthly beer dinner series continues with Black Abbey Brewing Company on Tuesday, April 30. This month will take you on a culinary journey exploring 5 dynamic courses centered around beer’s best friend: pork. Each course is paired with a unique craft beer from the Black Abbey collection, including a special collaboration Belgian Strong Ale available exclusively at Makeready.

Ticket includes 5-course meal with beer pairings, valet parking, tax and gratuity.

BLACK ABBEY BEER DINNER MENU

-1-

Pork Belly and Peaches
burrata | basil | snout chips

-2-

Arugula & Upland Cress Salad
pickled fennel | fig | candied bacon | cracklins | goat cheese vinaigrette

 -3-

Smoked Pork Taco
carrot & ginger silk | cotija | pickled shallot | guajillo chili oil

 -4-

Coffee Rubbed Pork Shoulder
pork jowl ragu | jicama slaw | fried brussels

 -5-

Chocolate Sourdough Donut
Rye | dark chocolate stout glaze | pig candy

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NFL Draft Specials
Apr
25
to Apr 27

NFL Draft Specials

Makeready L&L is the top pick to keep you charged during NFL Draft Weekend. Enjoy 2-for-1 draft beers and $5 food specials during event times Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Full menus also available. Open from 7am daily.

Draft Specials Available:

Thursday, April 24 | Noon – 10 pm

Friday, April 25 | Noon – 10 pm

Saturday, April 26 | 9 am – 6 pm

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EASTER BRUNCH
Apr
21
7:00 AM07:00

EASTER BRUNCH

Join us for Easter Brunch on April 21st and enjoy a complimentary sticky bun along with our regular ala carte menu favorites like fresh avocado toast or hot chicken & waffles. Then wash it all down with $5 Mimosas & Bloody Mary’s because what is brunch without libations?

Reservations strongly recommended.

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Blackstone Beer Dinner
Mar
26
7:00 PM19:00

Blackstone Beer Dinner

Join us at Makeready Libations & Liberation on Tuesday, March 26 for a one-of-a-kind beer dinner as we celebrate and pay homage to Nashville’s oldest craft brewery – Blackstone Brewing Company. Experience a 6-course culinary journey featuring our own spin on original Blackstone menu favorites, each course expertly paired with limited edition Blackstone brews. Guests will enjoy Nashville’s only remaining supply of Black Belle Coconut and Black Belle Cinnamon seasonal bourbon barrel aged stouts.

$65 per person (includes valet parking, tax & gratuity)


BLACKSTONE BEER DINNER MENU

First
Spent Grain Bavarian Style Pretzel
IPA cheese

Second
Burnt Brussel Salad
shaved brussels | baby kale | pork skins | sour vinaigrette

Third
Fish n’ Chips
poached black cod | crispy potatoes

Fourth
Bangers Board
cheddarwurst | kielbasa | sunchoke mash

Fifth
Braise Short Rib
roasted winter vegetables | chocolate stout gastrique

Sixth
German Chocolate Cake
pecan nougat | toasted coconut ice cream

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LOVE AT FIRST BITE VALENTINE BEER PAIRINGS
Feb
14
to Feb 16

LOVE AT FIRST BITE VALENTINE BEER PAIRINGS

You and your loved one are invited to join us for a 4-course dinner expertly paired with intriguing craft beers to excite your senses. Prix fixe menu is being served in addition to our regular menu items.

February 14-16 | 5-10 pm
$65 per person*


Starter 
Regional Country Ham Board
local ham | artisan cheese | seasonal compote | house sourdough
*Hefeweizen – Yazoo


First
Steak Tartare
charred greens | blood orange | flat bread
*
Sorachi Ace Saison - Brooklyn Brewery

Or
Bavarian Style Pretzel
beer cheese sauce
*
Helles Lager - Little Harpeth

Main
Fish n’ Chips
crispy potatoes | tartar
*German Pilsner - Smith & Lentz

Or
Beef Wellington
mushroom duxelle
*Imperial Coffee Brown Ale - Wild Heaven

Or
Fettuccini “Bolognaise” *vegetarian
vegetable ragu | ricotta
*Dust Bunny IPA - Monday Night Brewing


Dessert
Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte
stout ice cream - Turtle Anarchy Portly Stout

*tax & gratuity not included. Complimentary valet parking is included.

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Smith & Lentz Beer Dinner
Jan
22
7:00 PM19:00

Smith & Lentz Beer Dinner

Join us at Makeready Libations & Liberation on Tuesday, January 22 for a one-of-a-kind beer dinner featuring a welcome reception and 5-course menu prepared by Chef Matt Clement, thoughtfully paired with locally crafted beers from Smith & Lentz Brewing Company. Guests will also enjoy the first tasting of an all-new chef collaboration brew available exclusively at Makeready and Smith & Lentz.

The Makeready and Smith & Lentz chef collaboration brew is a unique variation of the classic Smith & Lentz style Golden Ale: German pale and caramel malts fermented with English Ale yeast, with locally sourced dark wild flower honey added from Adam "The Bee Guy" to add strength and complexity.  This honey malt base is finished with freshly juiced Thai Yellow Ginger courtesy of Hollow Hill Farms. Highly carbonated and refreshing, this one-off collaboration brew will take you on a voyage of flavor with the promise of sensory and discovery! 

-Welcome Reception-
Complimentary Cocktail w/ Tavern Snacks

Birdie at the Disco
hayman’s gin | mr & sl collaboration beer | lemon | izzie’s kombucha

Pimento Cheese & English Muffins

Makeready Chex-Mix

Smith & Lentz Spent Malt Bread & Hoppy Cultured Butter


-1-

A Salad of Winter Lettuces & Vegetables
sweet pepper vinaigrette | sorghum + bourbon marinated shallots

-2-

Marinated Bay Scallops
charred onions | pistachio gremolata | green tomato romesco | sourdough crispies

-3-

Celery Root Pierogi
green onion relish

-4-

Roasted Squab
squid ink crisps | citrus confit | chicken liver mousse

-5-

Brulee’d Banana
angel food cake | speculoos meringue | meyer lemon & mascarpone ice cream


$60 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

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WINTER PRIX FIXE MENU
Jan
16
to Feb 3

WINTER PRIX FIXE MENU

Try our all-new Winter Prix Fixe Menu to really enjoy the full Makeready experience. Choose your starter, then your entree, pair it all with a craft beer, then finish it off with dessert. The best part? All this for $42! Who's hungry?

Winter Prix Fixe Menu | $42 per person*
Available from 5-10 pm Nightly


Starters 

Soup of the Day
seasonal selection

Or

Wedge Salad
creamy blue cheese

Or

Deviled Eggs
pickles

Mains

Steak Frites
herb fries | watercress

 Or

Pork Schnitzel
german potato salad | mustard jus

 Or

Fish n’ Chips
crispy potatoes | tartare


Dessert

Chocolate Brownie Sundae
salted peanut ice cream | marshmallow fluff

*tax & gratuity not included

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Christmas Day Brunch
Dec
25
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Day Brunch

Join us Christmas morning for a dining experience sure to put you in festive spirits. Chef’s special holiday brunch menu will have you celebrating new memories for years to come. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!


Christmas Day Brunch Menu

Country Club Snack Tray
triscuits & marinated mussels | grissini & our mortadella | castelvatrano olives & boursin cheese

Greek Yogurt
seasonal compote & fruit | granola | honey

Printer’s Plate
2 eggs (any style) | Gifford’s bacon, TN sausage, or country ham | roasted potatoes | toast

Biscuit Benny
hollandaise | TN sausage

Avocado Toast
radish | sunflower seeds | lemon

Smoked Salmon Tartine
cream cheese | onions | capers | tomato confit

Belgian Waffle
pearl sugar | 100% maple syrup | whipped crème fraiche | seasonal jam

Prime Rib & Corned Beef Hash
potatoes rosti | sautéed onions | 1 egg any style

L&L Hot Chicken Sandwich
honey | ranch | b&b pickles | herb fires

L&L Burger
caramelized onions | American cheese | Martin’s potato roll
add an egg any style*

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CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER

Join us for a dining experience sure to put you in festive spirits. Chef’s special holiday menu will have you celebrating new memories for years to come. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Christmas Eve Dinner Menu

Country Club Snack Tray for the Table
trisciuts & marinated mussels | grissini & our mortadella | castelvetrano olives & boursin cheese


First

Roasted Celery Root Salad
celery vinaigrette | pistachio granola | puffed wild rice

-or-

Cremini Mushroom Conserva
ricotta dumplings | chicken liver mousse


Second

Rotisserie Prime Rib
mustard & peppercorn crust | jus

-or-

Whole Baked Stuffed Sweet Onion
wild rice | toasted pine nuts | golden raisins | urfa pepper butter


Sides

for the table

creamed asparagus

mashed potatoes with butter & cream gravy

roasted & pickled asparagus

celery hearts victor


Third

Milk Chocolate Toast
house sourdough | candied hazelnuts | sea salt & olive oil


Seat times from 5 to 8 pm. $60 per person.


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MIRACLE AT HIDDEN BAR
Nov
23
to Dec 28

MIRACLE AT HIDDEN BAR

Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit.

Opens Nightly at 4 pm*

"If the holidays are already feeling less like The Most Wonderful Time of the Year and more like open season on Big Capital, here's a way to reclaim some Christmas cheer: drinking it" - Dan Q

We will be closed December 25, 2018.

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THANKSGIVING DINNER
Nov
22
11:00 AM11:00

THANKSGIVING DINNER

You'll be thankful you dined out this year with our 3-course family-style Thanksgiving meal. Start with soup or salad, then choose your main entree accompanied by traditional sides & rolls, then finish with a fresh-made pie of your choice. Seat times from 11 am to 6 pm. $50 adults, $25 children under 12, children 5 and under are free.

THANKSGIVING 2018 MENU

Parker House Rolls for the Table
whipped sorghum butter | sea salt


First

Truffled Sunchoke Soup
olive oil | sourdough crouton | crème fraiche

-or-

Marinated Spaghetti Squash Salad
fall tomatoes | pumpkin seeds | oregano | ricotta cheese


Second

Roasted Turkey Breast
whiskey cranberries | herbs | white bean salad | turkey jus

-or-

Confit Turkey Leg
fig vinaigrette | sweet pepper relish | bacon gravy

-or-

Seared Short Mountain Cultures Tempeh
whiskey cranberries | herbs | white bean salad | veggie gravy


Sides

for the table

savory leek dressing

whipped sweet potatoes & bruleed marshmallow fluff

green bean casserole with crispy onions & mushrooms

mashed potatoes


Third

Pumpkin Pie
spiced crème fraiche

-or-

Pecan Pie
lemon-mascarpone ice cream


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NEW MENU LAUNCH
Sep
18
to Sep 25

NEW MENU LAUNCH

Chef Tony Fraske is changing things up at Makeready with an all-new lunch and dinner menu launching Monday September 24. Expect elevated tavern favorites and a daily rotation of hand pies and meat & three. Oh, and do not skip dessert!

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MUSIC CITY FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

MUSIC CITY FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL

Music City Food + Wine Festival returns September 14-16. They’ve brought back the Gospel Brunch and tapped a stellar lineup of chefs to prepare their Sunday best for you – Southern classics, creative brunch fare, and everything in between. Executive Chef Tony Fraske will make his Food + Wine Festival debut!

Get a jump start on your day with eye-opening cocktails, wine, coffee, and a spirited live gospel brunch performance. Have your camera ready for a gorgeous event at Walk of Fame Park– no Instagram filters needed. We know Sunday’s feast will be a memorable and delicious event.

Gospel Brunch Tickets are sold out.

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NATIONAL WORK LIKE A DOG DAY
Jul
24
to Aug 5

NATIONAL WORK LIKE A DOG DAY

We're honoring the working men & women who take pride in their craft and aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Celebrate National Work Like a Dog Day with us with $5 drink specials all day long! Play some games with friends, and enter a raffle to win dinner for two. #worklikeadog #drinklikeafish

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Nashville Scene Burger Week
Jul
3
to Jul 22

Nashville Scene Burger Week

We're serving up $5 burgers all week long for Nashville Scene’s 4th Annual Burger Week July 16- 22! Stop in to try our signature L&L burger for just $5 all week long for lunch & dinner, then vote for us to win Best Burger. #SceneBurgerWeek18

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$10 Burger of the Month
May
31
to Jun 30

$10 Burger of the Month

Celebrate the flavors of summer at Makeready Libations & Liberation! Our signature L&L Burger is just $10 at lunch every Monday through Saturday for the month of June.

L&L BURGER  | $10
caramelized onion | american cheese | burger sauce | potato roll

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POP-UP DINNER & BEER PAIRING EVENT
May
1
8:00 PM20:00

POP-UP DINNER & BEER PAIRING EVENT

In celebration of Craft Brewers Conference, Makeready Libations & Liberation is pairing up with Seattle's own world-class beer bar and restaurant, No Anchor to bring a special pop-up dinner and beer pairing event to Nashville. Special guest chef Jeff Vance will prepare a seasonal 4-course menu thoughtfully paired with brews from WA all-stars Matchless Brewing.

Capacity is limited. Reserve your spot for just $75 (includes tax & gratuity)

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MINT JULEP MONTH
Apr
5
to May 5

MINT JULEP MONTH

April is officially #mintjulepmonth sponsored by Garden & Gun magazine. We are celebrating 30 days of the classic cocktail with our own spin on things. We present to you the "Flyin' Hawaiian", crafted with Chattanooga Bourbon, grilled pineapple syrup, chocolate mole bitters & mint. Delish! But don't wait - it's only available until May 5th! 

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