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Nashville Shopping: Keeping it Local at L&L Market

Life + Style

September 9, 2022

imagery via Chelsea Roc

Hello friends… it’s your native Nashvillian coming back with an all new installment of where to shop in Music City!! This time, I’m giving you an insider’s view at this former industrical hosiery mill/shoe factory warehouse turned indoor shopping + dining village. It’s been a favorite of mine since it opened its doors back in 2019 and you’re about to fall in love with this unique destination named L&L Market.

There is SO much to love about L&L Market — the building’s long history makes it an oasis for families and visitors to enjoy food, fun, retail therapy and of course all the southern hospitality Nashville has to offer. Here are a sampling of the eateries, shops and destinations not to miss during your next visit:

where to shop

Barefoot Cottage | Comfort meets elegance in this quaint and cozy store that is a one stop shop for anything you need. From gifts to clothing to home goods and more, this is one of my favorite places in town because I know I will always find a gem to take home. One for you, and two for me 🙂

Amelia’s Flowers | It’s always a good time for fresh flowers and that’s why this is the perfect location for my favorite flower stop Amelia’s. Their flower truck is a staple in Nashville and so it was only fitting for them to open a permanent fixture in the L&L Market. They have SO many gorgeous fresh blooms for you to make your own bouquet or have them fix one up for you.

Happily Grey | A fellow Nashville blogger, Happily Grey aka Mary Lawless Lee created a shopping oasis of carefully selected favorites in fashion, kids, home, and accessories. You will find it hard to leave this place empty handed no doubt.

Imago Dei | A collection of clothing and accessories made with meaning. Imago Dei has timeless treasures made to uplift and inspire through faith and community.

Made in TN | Local love alert: if you are looking for a gift or trinket of Tennessee to get or gift this is the place. Truly the best spot to find all things reminiscent of Nashville from candles, to treats, accessories and more.

Judith Bright | As I’ve mentioned, this market has it all so of course they have jewelry that’s to die for. Judith Bright has it all from rings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings too. It’s all handmade and uniquely crafted perfect for treating yourself or gifting to another. Expecaially because jewelry always fits!

Marigold Gourmet Popcorn | Not only are these delicious, but the store is equally as much of a treat to the eyes! If you love an aesthetically pleasing presentation as much as I do, you will love this store and the treats inside. From savory to sweet they have something to snack on! A great gift to give as well.

Masaya & Co. | Here you will find favorites in craftsmen furniture. All handcrafted and made from renewable wood in unique modern designs that will stand out in your space. Better yet, it’s all sustainably made from local designers, artisans, and farmers so it’s making a difference in our community.

Daphne | Another favorite for all things home, Daphne combines elements of quirky, timeless, and modern elements to craft their collection of items. This is where you go to find a one of a kind treasure that that will make a talking point in your space and they offer custom furniture, too!

Where to Eat

Culture & Co. | Your go to destination for all things cheese, wine, and charcuterie. But it’s not your average experience, the bar seating is met with a conveyer belt full of the menu items for an interactive and fun eating experience = fun for a happy hour girl’s night with your besties!

Five Daughters Bakery | Yet another iconic staple in Music City, they brought into one great location. Five Daughters Bakery has arguably the best donuts in town and they make a great mid shopping snack OR take them home to indulge in after.

Gracie’s Milkshake Bar | If donuts aren’t your thing or you’re looking to top off the day with another sweet treat, step over to the milkshake bar which is exactly what you’d think. It has a retro feel but all modern takes for flavors like Cookie Monster, Shamrock, and more. They have French fries too for the perfect salty ‘n sweet combination.

Honest Coffee Roasters | Don’t forget to stop for your caffeine pick me up at Honest Coffee Roasters. Not only is it a good place to grab a cup of jowe, but it’s also a great space to work from if you live in the area. They have lots of drink options + sandwiches, salads, and açaí bowls if you’re hungry.

Penne Pazze | this is my personal favorite for all things Italian! Pizza, pastas, and salads you won’t be able to get enough of. From the experience to the food, it’s the closest thing to Italy you can find in Tennessee.

Thai Ni Yom | Get an authentic Thai cultural experience at this quaint spot that serves incredible dishes. The owners are from Thailand themselves and bring the tradition and taste of their classic dishes right into Nashville’s backyard.

Taco Chela | Tacos are a favorite amongst Nashvillians so of course there is a spot for that too! Made from all fresh and locally sourced products, the delicious menu here will not disappoint and don’t miss their margarita’s to top it all off = plus the outdoor patio is perfect for enjoying the evening.

Bold Patriot Brewing | Even the fellas will love L&L Market because there’s a spot they go to sip while you shop! Send them over for a craft beer and a great atmosphere. They have an outdoor patio as well as a huge indoor space perfect for rounding out the day.

Other Noteworthy L&L Finds

Alchemist | Just when you thought they’d covered all the bases, you find a hair salon! Yup that’s right, Alchemist is a one of a kind salon found right inside of L&L Market. They are a favorite for cuts, color, and styling. Whether you just need a quick blowout or a full styling appointment, you’re sure to love them.

Collective 615 | A co-working space unlike any other, made by women for women. It has everything you need from individual conference rooms, an outdoor patio, and cafe all filled with abundant natural light and the perfect setting to be productive and inspired.

City Lash & Beauty | Look no further for your lash extension experts. They offer all the lash love your looking for including extensions, lifts, and tints but they don’t stop there. They also offer hydra facials, brow services, and waxing too. A great stop for some much needed self care after your retail therapy.

This is the Finale | The name says it all, this boutique is a total party. Carrying all things fun fashion, here is the place to find the perfect look for any occasion especially for the lovers of all things bold and bright, but they have a good mix of understated too!

S+K in Nash | A self care hot spot, you should certainly make a stop at S+K in Nash for all your skincare needs. You can shop both products and services at this location and they have an amazing staff that is available to answer all the questions and give all the recommendations.

CycleBar | And yes, you can also get your workout on! CycleBar is one of the best workouts I’ve ever done and a local staple for workout lovers alike, so it was only fitting it found another home at L&L. A spin class experience with great tunes and a great community to make fitness fun.

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