A Look Inside: Mother’s Ruin

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Mother’s Ruin, a bar and restaurant concept out of New York, officially opened in Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood on Monday, December 23, 2019. It’s the second outpost for the brand, which is known for being open every single day of the year. Whether it’s morning coffee, afterwork cocktails, or late-night bites, this spot covers all the bases. Nashville Guru stopped by to get a look inside the renovated space.


The Interior

Mother’s Ruin Nashville took over the historic building that previously housed The Mad Platter. The main bar room has a 36-foot bar, hardwood floors, exposed brick, and high-top tables with red banquette seating along the wall.

The Main Bar Room

The Second Floor & Private Event Space

Venture to the second floor to see the restored apartment and glassed-in patio, which will be available for private event bookings. There’s a colorful mural, hanging plants, natural light, a central bar, and two lounge areas.


The Exterior

Mother’s Ruin is located at the corner of Monroe Street and 6th Avenue North. A 1,500-square-foot garden with outdoor seating is slated to open soon.


The Menu

The bartenders here are trained to deliver the highest quality drinks in the fastest time, so expect tasty cocktails without the wait. There are slushies and beer offerings, too. Food options range from shareable plates like Old Bay waffle fries and pimento cheese dip to bigger bites like a double cheeseburger and a Creole shrimp roll. The best part: The full food menu is served until 2:00am nightly.


The Details

For a new around-the-clock spot in Germantown, check out Mother’s Ruin.