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Best Hotel Bars and Restaurants in Nashville, TN

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Thompson Nashville

401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Located on the top floor of the Thompson Nashville, L.A. Jackson is an indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and restaurant with incredible views of downtown Nashville’s skyline. Locals and visitors alike flock to the central Gulch neighborhood bar for an after-work drink, to celebrate special occasions and to listen to the weekend DJ sets. The beverage list includes custom craft cocktails and a southern brewery focused beer program, in addition to a variety of wines including their signature frosé. The bar also offers small plates and shareable snacks with a dedicated late night menu available after 10PM.

Located on the ground floor of Thompson Nashville, Marsh House’s commitment to exceptional culinary experiences shines through its responsibly-sourced and sustainable seafood and inventive southern-fused cuisines. Executive Chef Nathan Duensing's menus highlight the best elements of each season and the restaurant curates an extensive wine list with over 200 labels. Marsh House serves brunch seven days a week and offers bottomless champagne brunch on the weekend. Their weekday happy hour includes enticing menu options like $1 oysters in addition to select drinks and small bites under $10.

Mason's Bar

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

2100 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Mason Bar at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is the modern interpretation of the beloved, traditional “Southern Public House”—and has become a hot Nashville destination for those in the know. With its charming Mason-jar chandelier, drinks served in mason-jar glasses, nine-screen media wall—and what we like to call “pre-prohibition-style” drink recipes—Mason Bar epitomizes the modern-country vibe that is pulsing through Music City.

Get the best steakhouse experience at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Nashville, Tennessee. Our signature sizzling plates and award-winning wine list are the perfect pairing for any occasion. Whether you’re joining us for a romantic dinner, a business meeting, a private party in our newly renovated dining rooms or just a drink at the bar, our Nashville steakhouse will deliver superior service and an unforgettable dining experience. And who knows, you may even be seated next to one of the many country music stars that frequent our restaurant.

Mane & Rye Dinerant

Hutton Hotel

1808 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Midtown Nashville’s upscale casual all-day dining spot, Mane & Rye Dinerant serves up modern renditions of classic diner food. Mane & Rye welcomes diners with all-day breakfast, lunch, happy hour, supper and on weekends brunch and a night cap. The bar features an impressive rye whiskey program, creative craft cocktails and boozy milkshakes. Tasty and tempting house-made desserts and seasonal pies provide the just-right sweet treat anytime. Stay awhile and enjoy old-school pinball, shuffleboard, and live music. 

The Westin Nashville

807 Clark Pl, Nashville, TN 37203

Twenty-seven floors high above Nashville’s bustling downtown, L27 is the city’s ideal retreat to unwind, sip, and, savor.

Oak Steakhouse is a modern take on the classic American steakhouse featuring a contemporary, chef-driven menu offering a variety of Prime Certified Angus Beef® selections, small plates and entrees that celebrate fresh Tennessee ingredients.

OAK Steakhouse

Omni Nashville Hotel

250 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Barlines is the perfect Nashville honky-tonk to take in some live music or watch your favorite sports teams on one of the many large video screens. You’ll also enjoy a tasty menu of Southern comfort food along with Tennessee libations. Catch live music seven days a week from some of Music City’s rising stars.  After 8:30 p.m., guests must be 21 to enter Barlines. All guests purchasing alcoholic beverages will be asked by their servers to show identification.

Kitchen Notes

Enjoy traditional Southern dishes handed down from generation to generation at Kitchen Notes, offering sustainable dishes made from treasured family recipes. This innovative farm-to-table concept incorporates the freshest ingredients to create great food and a casual dining experience. The vintage interior is designed with repurposed materials that include décor discovered from local antique stores and flea markets. 

Kitchen Notes

Hermitage Hotel

231 6th Avenue N Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Located adjacent to the Capitol Grille, the Oak Bar offers a jazzy ambiance with a rich cocktail and food menu, complemented by outstanding service.

Capitol Grille

Capitol Grille welcomes guests with creative interpretations of traditional and seasonal Southern recipes and fare.

Hilton Nashville Downtown

140 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

With the best martini's in the city, and just off lively Broadway, its downtown site across from the Bridgestone Arena sets it squarely at the hub of major attractions including the Ryman Auditorium, the Frist Center, the Nashville Convention Center and the Country Music Hall of Fame.


200 4th Avenue North Top Floor, Nashville, TN 37219

Draft cocktails and uncaged spirits abound in this colorful airborne bar scene overlooking downtown Nashville.

Tavern at Bobby Photo Credit: Lisa Diederich

Bobby Hotel

230 4th Ave N Nashville, TN 37219-2103

Tavern at Bobby is a restaurant in Downtown Nashville serving modern take on classic American dishes. Using rich, seasonal ingredients, our kitchen crew creates dishes inspired by nostalgia and travel. Tavern at Bobby’s beverage program mirrors its cuisine, letting the high-quality ingredients shine.

The Dive Motel & Swim Club

1414 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

The World Famous Dive Bar & Lounge is open 7 days a week serving hot food, cold drinks and good times. The 18 foot food truck offers Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 9am to 2am daily . Come into the Dive Bar for a morning coffee,  a frozen drink or an ice cold beer from 9am to 2am. Please note, The Dive Motel is a 21 and up property. All guests must have a valid ID to enter. 

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