If you’re a fan of Willie Nelson, have red hair, or just like TexMex food, we have some good news for you. Redheaded Stranger, named for the owner’s favorite Willie Nelson album, is an “honest-to-goodness TexMex eatery” that recently opened in Nashville. Chef Bryan Lee Weaver and restaurateur Michael Shemtov came together with this Texas-inspired hot spot. The menu includes tacos served on house-made flour tortillas, a Hatch green chile burger, and daily specials like Frito pie. Additionally, the restaurant has a full bar and locally roasted coffee from Stay Golden, also in Nashvillle. If you like Southwest-inspired food (and especially if you have red hair), “you’re in the right place.”


The restaurant has a full bar with unique drinks, like the “Cu You Know What Time it is?” which includes cucumber and tequila. Image: Andrew Cebulka 


All tortillas and hand-made and rolled out in-house. Image: Andrew Cebulka


Redheaded Stranger is inspired by Texas and named for the eponymous Willie Nelson album. We love the ode to the color red! Image: Andrew Cebulka

And, if you just happen to have a thing for redheads, in addition to TexMex food, you must check out our “6 Things to Know About Redheads” article HERE.


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