Top 10 Rooftop Bars In Nashville, Tennessee

rooftop bars in nashville

The vibrant city of Nashville is well-known for its history and numerous attractions. It is a haven for music enthusiasts, fun-seeking families, and history buffs. There are lots of things to do here, including touring Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame, Adventure Science Center, and much more. And over the years, the bar scene of this location has grown very fast. Today, you will find many rooftop bars, especially in The Gulch and Downtown areas, where you can marvel at beautiful views of the city’s skyline while enjoying good food and at times some music. Elevate your mood at any of these top rooftop bars in Nashville, Tennessee.

1. Bobby - Rooftop Lounge

Posted by Bobby Hotel on Friday, 1 November 2019

This bar is lauded as one of the most famous in the city, although it only made its debut in 2018. It is situated on the rooftop of Bobby Hotel and features a calm atmosphere, a 1956 Scenicrouser to unwind, and a beautiful swimming pool backdrop (open to hotel guests only). It can’t get any romantic than relaxing inside the bus with your partner and sipping on some curated champagne, liquor, wine, or beer. The spot overlooks the beautiful Fourth Avenue and also serves an extensive menu of light food.

Bobby - Rooftop Lounge

Address: 230 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219, United States

Website: Bobby - Rooftop Lounge

Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 11am - 1am; Sun: 11am - 11pm; Mon - Wed: 11am - 12am

2. L27 Rooftop Lounge

The Westin Nashville
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Brichar60 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

This unique rooftop bar, set on The Westin Nashville downtown, is one of the tallest in the city. A relaxing and upscale experience awaits you at this spot, with a glass-enclosed pool to soak in and a variety of lounges for unwinding. Aside from its Asian décor and unobstructed views of the city’s skyline, this recently updated place offers a signature cocktail—Day at the Races—and other beverages. Whether you choose to sit in the indoor lounge, chill on the outdoor patio, or take a dip in the pool, a grand time is guaranteed for you at L27 Rooftop Lounge.

L27 Rooftop Lounge

Address: 807 Clark Pl, Nashville, TN 37203, United States

Website: L27 Rooftop Lounge

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 4pm - 2am; Sun - Thu: 4pm - 12am

3. Acme Feed and Seed

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Do more with your fun time at this rustic spot, highlighting DJ party nights on Friday and Saturday, beautiful views of downtown, and food and strong beverages. Acme Feed and Seed is situated in an 1890 building, and it’s decorated with authentic country music artifacts on its walls. Enjoy fresh food made with locally sourced ingredients amid the welcoming atmosphere of the first-floor diner or on the rooftop patio while enjoying views of Riverfront Park, Cumberland River, and more. You can also join the live bands and artists that frequent this venue on weekdays.

Acme Feed and Seed

Address: 101 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201, United States

Website: Acme Feed and Seed

Opening hours: Sat: 10am - 2am; Sun: 10am - 11pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 2am

4. L.A. Jackson

L.A Jackson is situated at Thompson Nashville in The Gulch, along with two other eateries. Relax amid the lively atmosphere of the patio while enjoying picturesque views of the city’s skyline, beautiful soundtracks from the DJ, and a variety of drinks. The place also offers an extensive menu of Southern-inspired cuisines to go with the beverages, including wines, craft beers, and cocktails. It is a popular hangout among tourists and locals, and you will enjoy every bit of the experience.

L.A. Jackson

Address: 401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, United States

Website: L.A. Jackson

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 3pm - 2am; Sun - Thu: 3pm - 12am

5. Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Dierks Whiskey Row - Nashville on Thursday, March 4, 2021

This fantastic rooftop bar is situated on a historic building in Downtown Nashville, and it’s one of the highest points in the area, featuring stunning views of the center and front of the Batman structure. It features live music, a full dining menu, and a variety of cocktails, wines, and beers for your pleasure. You don’t have to struggle trying to get to the top—you can use the separate street entrance. Once up, don’t forget to try out its Southern-inspired food, especially the fried pickles and catfish and grits.

Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row

Address: 400 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, United States

Website: Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 10am - 3am; Mon - Fri: 11am - 3am

6. Nashville Underground

Due to the many rooftop bars downtown, they all strive to stand out, and Nashville Underground surely does as the tallest in the area. It also boasts two decks—floor 5 features beautiful views of Broadway, a video wall, and an LED dance floor, while floor 6 highlights all-around views of the city’s skyline and a dog-friendly green lawn. The spot features two full kitchens and four bars. Try out some of its tasty flatbreads and tapas and, of course, some classic drinks.

Nashville Underground

Address: 105 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201, United States

Website: Nashville Underground

Opening hours: Sat: 10am - 3am; Sun: 10am - 11pm; Mon - Wed: 11am - 11pm; Thu: 11am - 2am; Fri: 11am - 3am

7. Ellington's Mid Way Bar & Grill

If you prefer somewhere calm and off the beaten path, then you should consider Ellington’s Mid Way Bar & Grill, situated on the fourth floor of the new Fairlane Hotel. You will love the cozy atmosphere of the wrap-around rooftop bar with heartwarming views, fire pits, and relaxing lounges. It offers delicious lunch, dinner, and even late-night eats, as well as crafted cocktails. This new and less crowded spot is perfect for hanging out with friends or a romantic date.

Ellington's Mid Way Bar & Grill

Address: 401 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219, United States

Website: Ellington’s Mid Way Bar & Grill

Opening hours: Sat: 3pm - 12am; Sun: 3pm - 10pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 12am

8. Rare Bird

Yet another trendy place in Downtown Nashville, Rare Bird, is set on the 13th floor of the beautiful and new Noelle Hotel. This elegantly decorated, laid-back venue promises a swanky experience with its comfy chairs, sofa, and fireplaces. The view of the city is immersive through the glass wall surrounding the rooftop bar. Savor some of its delightful cuisines, including ceviche and shrimps, along with an assortment of wines, beers, and cocktails to choose from. This spot also provides heavy blankets and overhead heaters in case of cold weather.

Rare Bird

Address: 200 4th Ave N Top Floor, Nashville, TN 37219, United States

Opening hours: Sat: 12pm - 1am; Sun: 12pm - 10pm; Mon - Wed: 4pm - 12am; Thu: 3pm - 12am; Fri: 3pm - 1am

9. FGL House

Party all day with some cold cocktails and views of the river and the city’s skyline at this cozy rooftop bar. FGL House offers an extensive menu of Southern-inspired dishes, drinks, and live music all day. Savor some delicious cuisines made with locally sourced, organic ingredients, including sandwiches, burgers, gluten-free flatbreads, and much more. The variety of handcrafted beers and cocktails also adds to the thrill of the fun on this multi-floor spot. And if you don’t like heights, you can enjoy a baby grand piano in the basement instead.

FGL House

Address: 120 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201, United States

Website: FGL House

Opening hours: Sun: 10am - 3am; Mon - Sat: 11am - 3am

10. The George Jones

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This rooftop bar is set on George Jones Museum, and it’s the longest on Broadway and features beautiful views down Nissan Stadium and Cumberland River. You might want to savor some delicious Southern-inspired cuisines in the smokehouse downstairs before heading to the partly covered patio for some live music. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere with a variety of wines, slushies, beers, and the unique Music City Mule. Come rain or shine, this is one of the best hangout bars downtown.

The George Jones

Address: 128 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201, United States

Website: The George Jones

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 11am - 1am; Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm

Enjoy the best of Nashville

Nashville skyline 2009
Source: Photo by user Kaldari used under PUBLIC DOMAIN

After enjoying all that this vibrant city has to offer, the best way to cool off is at a rooftop bar. The rooftop bars in Nashville, Tennessee, offer unsurpassed views of the city, live music, food, beverages, and a cozy atmosphere—what better way to get the best of this city?

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