About layer cake


Layer Cake is an immersive and unexpected experience with four floors of dining and revelry created by the hospitality experts OF Milkshake Concepts.


Located on 3rd Avenue in downtown Music City, the historical building has been restored to have varied experiences on each floor and fun for everyone that only gets better by the layer.

Milkshake concepts

Milkshake Concepts was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The group is seasoned at experiential hospitality with a diverse portfolio consisting of full-service restaurants, QSR brands and premier nightlife.

The Wonder room

The Wonder Room, located on our first layer, welcomes you into a world that's perfect for your next Instagram post. A feast for the senses, this layer is ideal for groups and where our social kitchen comes to life with craveable dishes, creative cocktails and over-the-top sweets. Join us for lunch and dinner, and don’t miss our weekends fueled by DJ brunches.


10am - 12am

Monday - Wednesday

11am - 12am


11am - 2am

Friday - Saturday

10am - 2am

Kitchen closes at 10 PM Sunday – Thursday and at 11 PM Friday & Saturday

The Dining room

Find refuge from the bustle of Broadway with an artfully designed, full-service dining experience. Impress your guests with a modern American menu accompanied by a curated wine selection and craft cocktails

The Dining Room opens at 4 PM Monday – Thursday and at 10AM Friday – Sunday.

FRIDAY - Sunday

10am - 10pm

monday - thursday

5pm - 10pm

The rooftop

Here we host the party of your life and cater to your every whim as the drinks flow and the beats drop - all surrounded by Nashville’s most iconic views.

The Rooftop does not accept reservations.


10am - 12am

monday - wednesday

11am - 12am


11am - 2am

friday - saturday

10am - 2am

Cherry Lounge

Hidden away beneath Layer Cake is Nashville’s most alluring cocktail lounge.

Text (615) 208-3623 for VIP Table Service.
Cherry Lounge does not accept reservations.

Reservable for Private Events.

THURSDAY - Saturday

6pm - 2am