Located in East Nashville's Riverside Village area, Village Pub & Beer Garden is a popular community meeting spot. Whether you're here for a bite to eat, to watch the latest game or to begin your evening out, this multi-faceted pub will exceed your expectations. The wrap-around porch is open all year long, perfect for enjoying that cold pint on a brisk autumn afternoon. The fireplace, large windows and vaulted ceilings add a sense of warmth. And with cuisine like the sausage stuffed pretzel sandwich and homemade confit bruschetta, its easy to see why the locals tend to stick around.
As one of Nashville's institutions, Santa's Pub's unconventional location is perhaps the least surprising part of this charming bar. Located on Bransford Avenue, Santa's is tucked away in a Christmas themed, graffiti-tagged double wide trailer. This cash only establishment is run by none other than Santa himself, also known as Denzel, and littered with Christmas decor, wood paneled walls and a man named Ichabod who's in charge of karaoke. The beer-only rule helps keep out the more rowdy patrons, helping to ensure Santa's Pub keeps up it zero fights streak. A colorful establishment to say the least, Santa's is a Nashville must visit.
Situated in the Five Points area of East Nashville, 3 Crow Bar is a popular establishment among locals who love their tasty pub grub, high quality brews, and expertly crafted cocktails. Happy hour and trivia night on Thursday evenings pack in the crowds. The tree-lined patio is great for enjoying the warm Nashville nights with plenty of seating available.
Always filled with an eclectic crowd, Red Door Saloon's divey atmosphere, friendly bartenders, and specials offered throughout the week have made this place a Nashville favorite. The menu consists of the usual cold draft beer, tasty pub grub with gourmet hot dogs, wraps, sandwiches, and pizza, and creative cocktails like their pineapple infused vodka soda. While smoking is allowed in Nashville bars, the Red Door Saloon has a great outdoor patio for patrons to get some fresh air.
With the recipe for success, the Tin Roof 2 in Franklin is laid-back, friendly, neighborhood establishment. Grab a group of friends and head here for a guaranteed good time with live music, cold draft beers and expertly concocted cocktails. You'll find hearty pub grub options like their 'pizzadillas' and build your own nachos dishes. Lighter fare is also offered for the health conscious, with salads veggie sandwiches.
The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden combines the feeling of an old-fashioned drug store soda shop with some pretty amazing German-American fare. For a good price, customers can get a variety of different import beers on tap, a delicious milkshake and their choice from a great selection of burgers and brats with thick-cut fries on the side. The beer garden at the Pharmacy offers two levels of seating and a nostalgic longing for a trip across the pond. A stop at this Nashville hot spot is well worth the time for any local or visitor to Music City. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Luxurious and chic, Trattorial II Mulino has an interesting fusion an=of food and style. With soft lights, pastel shaded walls, Centerpiece bar and wood-fired pizza oven, the food goes perfectly with the ambiance. With dishes like Pasta, Salads, Gnocchi and Insalate, you will be more than satisfied. In addition they have a full bar with an eclectic selection of wines like the classic Peroni, signature cocktails and beers. Enjoy the food in their private dining are or the patio. With happy hours and Sunday suppers, the place is always lively and bustling with people. You can even get special date night packages with tickets to concerts. Visit the website for more details.
If you are walking down Broadway, you might miss this hidden gem as it is tucked away. The Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar is a place where everyone becomes a celebrity. Here you can write a song on a piece of paper and ask their talented pianist to play it for you, so you enjoy your song with a drink, bartenders and waitresses dance along and everyone has a good time. This place is one of the best Dueling Piano bars on the strip and sees huge crowds over weekends. Break away from your regular nightlife routine and give The Big Bang a chance, they won't disappoint you.
This cantina inspired restaurant serves authentic Mexican cuisine and is one of the popular dining establishments in town. That's not it, it also boasts of a tequila lounge that serves tasty blends and libations. You can also hire this space for private celebrations and events. For reservations and other details, check website.
Located inside the Omni Hotel Nashville, Barlines is a perfect place to enjoy some lively atmosphere and good drinks. This is a perfect Honky Tonk, live country music keeps patrons entertained here till late in the night and on evenings when a good game in on, the atmosphere is euphoric. At Barlines, the Southern-style soul food soothes your palate affectionately while drinks are poured in libation. On nights when the bar is a bit quiet, sit at their patio and enjoy wonderful views of the Music Center.
Bajo Sexto Taco situated inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a casual Mexican restaurant serving a wide range of homemade tacos, quesadillas, burritos, nachos and salads to people of all ages. The combination of the traditional recipe and locally sourced ingredients make the food here delicious. Apart from delectable food, diverse drinks are also available here at reasonable prices for those who wish to unwind. Treat yourself to authentic Mexican food and down some drinks with your friends at Bajo Sexto without having to shell out too much.
Whiskey Kitchen is located in Nashville's trendy, urban Gulch neighborhood. This popular watering hole is a top notch addition to Music City's nightclub scene. The food and drinks at this MStreet tavern certainly draw a crowd, so don't be surprised to find people lining up outside the entrance every night of the week. Not unlike many other Nashville clubs, the music and pub food are both served piping hot. In addition to the awesome spirits menu, the gourmet pub fare is well worth the time spent chilling out. On a warm night be sure to catch a spot on the patio and don't forget to try the jalapeño fried pickles. -Lynn-nore Chitto