CLARKSVILLE, TN – Several new businesses have opened their doors over the last few months with more planning their arrivals later this year. Clarksville’s growth has brought a large influx of new development including many restaurants and shops for visitors to enjoy. These include local businesses and franchises offering various cuisines and atmospheres with something to appeal to every type of traveler.

A few of the new businesses in Clarksville include:

  • Shelby’s Trio, Downtown Clarksville’s newest dining experience, allows guests the choice of three unique restaurants. Joe’s Garage, opening February 27, will offer classic American dishes. Trattoria di Cat is a fine-dining Italian restaurant. Skyline 500, Clarksville’s first rooftop bar, serves tapas and specialty cocktails.
  • Best Pho House opened in December 2022 offering pho, ramen, sushi, banh mi, and more.
  • Beginning as a food truck, Chuckles Cuizine opened its brick-and-mortar in November 2022 selling pizza, subs, and homemade fudge.
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes brought its signature bundt cakes to Clarksville in February.
  • Casa D’Italia Ristorante started serving guests authentic Italian cuisine in December 2022.
  • Duke’s Thai Food returned to Clarksville in February after being away for several years.
  • Opened in November 2022, Pinky’s Up serves afternoon and high tea to its patrons.
  • Nicoletta’s Bakery opened in February with fresh baked goods and takeaway items.
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opened its second location in January.
  • Clarksville’s newest event center, The Emerald, hosted its grand opening in February.
  • Peach Cobbler Factory began selling its cobblers and sweet treats in February.
  • Island Fin Poke brought Hawaiian-style poke bowls to Clarksville in November 2022.
  • Varsity Pins, Clarksville’s newest bowl-cade, is opening in March with duckpin bowling, arcade games, axe throwing, tacos, specialty cocktails, and more.
  • Three Rifles Distilling Co., Clarksville’s third distillery, is expected to open in Spring 2023.
  • Bahama Buck’s announced its opening planned for April 2023. The frozen dessert chain serves shaved ice, smoothies, acai bowls, and more.
  • Blackhorse Pub & Brewery announced that it is building a brewhouse and event space near its current location in Downtown Clarksville. The venue is expected to open in May 2024.
  • With the F&M Bank Arena opening this summer, the Riverview Square and DoubleTree Hotel broke ground on January 25. This project will bring 156 hotel rooms and 55,000 square feet of retail and entertainment space to Downtown Clarksville and is expected to open in 2024.

“We always love having new businesses in Clarksville,” said Kyle Luther, Chairman of Visit Clarksville’s Board of Directors and Market President at Traditions First Bank. “New dining and entertainment spots not only benefit the people living in Clarksville. They provide additional opportunities for visitors to explore and support our community. With all of these new options, there really is something for everyone to enjoy.”


About Visit Clarksville

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Tourism Commission was established by the State of Tennessee in 1979 to positively influence tourism in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area by promoting tourist attractions, hosting conventions and group tours, and engaging in large-scale marketing efforts. In 2015, the organization adopted the Visit Clarksville brand. Visit Clarksville is governed by a nine-member board of directors and is funded by a portion of the local hotel-motel tax. . In 2021, tourism spending in Montgomery County totaled $341 million, according to an annual report from the US Travel Association, Tourism Economics, and U.S. Census Bureau.