Hello folks! We will all be taking a deep dive into drinking at the best bars in Nashville together over the next few minutes. From a tall glass of beer and a shot of vodka to local drink specials and singing karaoke we are going to try and cover it all.
The best wine and cocktail bars near you will get the ball rolling. Once they have been discussed in full breweries and sports bars to watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts will get a shout out.
Those who want to get the party started right after work or just buy some cheaper drinks will learn about the best drink specials in your area next. After they are out of the way we will move on to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights around town.
Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will wrap this all up. Be sure to check out our Nashville bar map that has every place we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
And you are all welcome to compare the scene here to other cities around the Southeast at this link if you want.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Many would agree that the best Nashville cocktail and wine bars are:
- Skulls Rainbow Room at 222 Printers Alley
- Bar Louie at 314 11th Ave S
- Gertie’s Whiskey Bar at 507 12th Ave S 1F
- JJ’s Wine Bar at 206 E Main St, Franklin
Skulls Rainbow Room serves good food and craft cocktails while featuring live jazz bands every night as well as sparkling burlesque performances on Friday and Saturday. You can visit them from 5pm to 2am except on Sunday when they are open from 10am to 2pm.
Bar Louie is open from 11am to 2am Monday through Thursday and from 10am on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday offering great drinks, homemade food, and live music as well as some of the best drink specials in your area from 4pm to 7pm on weekdays.
You will find one of the largest whiskey selections in the South as well as unique cocktails and rare wines at V Gertie’s plus they host weekly Whiskey Wednesdays where you can get half priced drinks all night.
JJ’s Wine Bar in Franklin offers as much as a 25% discount on 28 different types of wines during their happy hours plus they are a good spot to host private events.
Nashville Breweries & Sports Bars
You and your buddies will have a great time watching the big game at these local sports bars and breweries:
- Crow’s Nest at 2221 Bandywood Dr
- TailGate Brewery at 7300 Charlotte Pike
- Headquarters Beercade at 114 2nd Ave S
- Hifi Clydes at 1700 Church St
- BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 2455 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro
- Huckleberry Brewing Co at 600A Frazier Dr, Franklin
Drink specials are offered from 2pm to 7pm on weekdays at Crow’s Nest which is a fun sports bar near you.
Since 2014 TailGate Brewery has been producing a wide variety of beers and hosting plenty of events throughout the year.
Headquarters Beercade is a high energy entertainment spot featuring innovative cocktails, free arcade games, and trivia nights while opening at 4pm Wednesday through Friday and 11am on weekends.
Specialty cocktails, punches, and killer craft beers are offered along with ping pong, foosball, shuffleboard tables, 15 televisions, and a large patio at HiFi Clyde’s.
Every day BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Murfreesboro serves a selection of their award winning handcrafted beers on tap in addition to 11 signature beers and ciders plus they offer alcoholic drink specials from 3pm to 7pm on weekdays.
Huckleberry Brewing Co is a family friendly sports bar in Franklin offering craft beers that are brewed on site and food and drink specials from 3pm to 6pm on weekdays. You can also visit them for fun local trivia nights and live music.
There are plenty of other good bars to watch sports in Nashville that we are mentioning in other sections, the next one in particular.
Local Drink Specials
There are plenty of good bars with drink specials in your area and you can get great value if you time your visit properly:
- GermanTown Pub at 708 Monroe St
- Hopsmith at 1903 Division St
- Bottlecap at 2403 12th Ave S
- Jonathan’s Grille at 717 3rd Ave N
- Party Fowl at 127 SE Broad St, Murfreesboro
- The Boulevard Bar & Grille at 2154 Middle Tennessee Blvd, Murfreesboro
- Miller’s Ale House at 7087 Bakers Bridge Ave, Franklin
From 4pm to 6pm Germantown Pub offers liquor specials plus they host trivia on Wednesday nights starting at 8pm.
Hopsmith is a restaurant and bar that is open from 11am to 2am seven days a week hosting trivia nights, karaoke nights on Friday, and live music on Wednesday.
You can enjoy delicious pub food and great drinks while watching live music and sports on TV at Bottle Cap which also has local bar trivia nights every Tuesday at 7pm and live DJ’s every Saturday from 12pm to 4pm.
Jonathan’s Grille offers 55 TV’s for all sporting events, drink specials from 3pm to 7pm, 2 for 1 bottles and draft beer specials, and half priced select bottles of wine all day on Sunday.
Party Fowl has over 20 local beers and craft cocktails to enjoy while watching football on Sundays and they even offer great drink specials in Murfreesboro from 3pm to 7pm and all day on Tuesday and Sunday.
You can get cheaper drinks from 3pm to 6pm on weekdays at The Boulevard Bar and Grille which also has 72 TV’s for quality viewing and much more.
A wide range of entrees, burgers, salads, and sandwiches, 35 beers on tap, and signature cocktails as well as food and drink specials in Franklin are available at Miller’s Ale House.
There are so many bars offering drink specials around town in our other lists that we can’t mention them all again here, but we tried to fill you in on what they have to offer in their sections so be sure to check them out too.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Check out this list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:
- 3 Crow Bar at 1024 Woodland St
- Beyond The Edge at 112 S 11th St
- Station Grill at 1602 W Northfield Blvd #200, Murfreesboro
- The Tin Roof 2 at 9135 Carothers Pkwy #100, Franklin
3 Crow Bar has a large selection of draft and bottled beers, live sports on TV, 2-4-1 Yazoo drafts, and local trivia nights from 8pm to 10pm.
There are 30 TV’s, pool tables, darts, Golden Tee, and Nashville bar trivia nights at Beyond The Edge that can be enjoyed with a diverse selection of local, craft, seasonal, high alcohol, and traditional beers. You can head over from 2pm to 1am Monday through Wednesday and starting at 11am Thursday through Sunday.
Weekly Friday specials and drink specials from 2pm to 6pm are offered at Station Grill where they also have pool tables, Golden Tee, foosball, and much more.
The Tin Roof 2 is a laid back bar featuring TV’s, live music, games, weekend house parties, karaoke on Thursday nights, trivia nights, and drink specials.
Other bars with trivia or games in your area that we have mentioned in other sections include Hop and Vine, Headquarters Beercade, Huckleberry Brewing Co, HiFi Clyde’s, Germantown Pub, Hopsmith, and AJ’s Good Time Bar.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
Dance, listen to live music, or sing karaoke at these fun bars around town:
- Santa’s Pub at 2225 Bransford Ave
- Wild BeAver Saloon at 212 Commerce St
- Lonnie’s Western Room at 308 Church St
- AJ’s Good Time Bar at 421 Broadway
- The Pond at 595 Hillsboro Rd #321, Franklin
Santa’s Pub is open five days a week from 4pm to 3am providing cold beers and some of the most fun bar karaoke near you from 7pm to 2:45am.
The Wild Beaver Saloon is one of the go to spots for dancing, singing, drinking, and rocking and you can visit them every day from 7pm to 2am.
Since 1989 Lonnie’s Western Room has been providing some of the best karaoke entertainments in your area.
Live country music, karaoke, games, and more are featured at AJ’s Good Time Bar which is open from 11am to 2:30am daily.
The Pond hosts live local music on Friday and Saturday nights in addition to offering great burgers and drink specials until 7pm.
More fun bars for Nashville music lovers include Skulls Rainbow Room, Bar Louie, Hop and Vine, Hopsmith, and The Tin Roof 2 and we have linked you to all of them in other sections.
By the way we have also covered:
- All Kinds Of Bars In Knoxville
- All Kinds Of Bars In Chattanooga
- All Kinds Of Bars In Memphis
- All Kinds Of Bars In Atlanta
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Nashville
Well folks, there are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you. Hopefully we were able to fill you in on some valuable info that will make your next night out a little better.
Please use the comments to let us know if any spots have closed down or if any new cool places have opened up in your area so that we can keep our lists fresh. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Nashville.