NOW OPEN AT POP through NOV. 20th


Little Octopus is a modern neighborhood restaurant serving flavors from everywhere, ingredients from here, and options for everyone. Chef Herget’s style draws inspiration from the cultural cuisines of Miami, where he studied and worked for nearly a decade. His menu celebrates fresh, clean, vibrant ingredients, that are seasonally driven,  including organic and regional products whenever possible. Carnivores, celiacs, vegetarians and vegans alike can enjoy a meal at Little Octopus. 

Brought to you by Sarah & Brad Gavigan of POP Nashville and Otaku Ramen
with Chef Daniel Herget

"The South's best new restaurants"
Southern living 2016




Our menu was made for sharing, so naturally coming to Little Octopus with a group means a fun, vibrant and diverse dinner experience. We make it simple. For groups of 8 or more people, we offer a PRE-FIXE menu options from $40 to $60 per person.

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NASHVILLE SCENE:  "Small Plates with Huge Flavor," Aug. 2015

Little Octopus chef Daniel Herget (a Johnson and Wales grad who comes to Nashville from Miami) cleverly plucks perfect flavors from a range of cuisines — Asian, Latin and Mediterranean — while honoring the influence of classical French technique.
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THRILLIST: "The 12 Best Restauarants for Vegetarians in Nashville," Aug. 2015

While not an exclusively vegetarian restaurant, it has lots of veggie dishes with a focus on clean and fresh foods. If you’re a pescatarian, it also has plenty of excellent fish options to browse.
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SOUTHERN LIVING: "The South's Best Restaurants 2015," Sep. 2015

Little Octopus may be a relative newcomer, but the East Nashville spot is drawing raves from far outside the neighborhood.
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TENNESSEAN: "Little Octopus spotlights clean eating with fresh, vibrant flavors," Sept. 2015

Fresh and vibrant, healthful and delicious — in a city of elevated Southern cuisine, the fare at Little Octopus gives some alternatives for today’s diets and desires.
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NAHSVILLE LIFESTYLES:" Little Octopus in East Nashville," Aug. 2015

At Little Octopus, it all comes together with a list of dishes that speak to both the clean-eating mentality and Herget’s wide-ranging influences.
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604 Gallatin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206




Tuesday            6pm-10pm
Wednesday     6pm-10pm
Thursday          6pm-10pm
Friday                6pm-10pm
Saturday          6pm-10pm
Sunday              6pm-10pm