10 Perfect Places to Meet Your Tinder Date

10 Perfect Places to Meet Your Tinder Date

By Nearly Native
Sunday, May 21 2017

First dates are tough. Dating is a delicate science and selecting the wrong venue for your first meeting could kill any chance of something blossoming. It's a fine line to avoid a spot that is too expensive or too intimate, but also not too rowdy or too boring, so Nearly Native’s rounded up a list of ten places that offer both a relaxing time and quick exit (for emergencies!).

Take in the Ambience at Adele's  at Adele’s
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Take In the Ambience at Adele's

With a convenient Gulch location, easy valet parking and a trendy, yet casual, bar, you'll feel comfortable in anything from work attire to jeans and a shirt. Stay for great cocktails and dinner!

Take in the Ambience at Adele's
$$   .  Adele’s   .  Nashville
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Dine On Tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar at Barcelona Wine Bar Edgehill
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Dine On Tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar

If you are seeking a more intimate atmosphere, this wine bar is strategically lit so you can either cozy up to your date in a booth or take the pressure off by perching at the bar. They have small plates for all tastes, so you and your date are sure to find an item or two to share.

Dine On Tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar
$$   .  Barcelona Wine Bar Edgehill   .  Nashville
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Bite Into Beach Eats at bartaco at bartaco 12 South
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Graze On Guac at bartaco

Ease your first date jitters with this lively taco bar! They have great margaritas, and if you quickly realize the date isn't going as planned, you can chat up the person sitting next to you—this place is usually packed.

Bite Into Beach Eats at bartaco
$$   .  bartaco 12 South   .  Nashville
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Get a Cocktail Shaken or Stirred at Bastion at Bastion
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Get a Cocktail Shaken or Stirred at Bastion

With its eclectic mix of bar and lounge seating sans television distraction, you can take your pick of where to get to know your date. Order the awesome nachos to share!

Get a Cocktail Shaken or Stirred at Bastion
$$   .  Bastion   .  Nashville
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Sip Pints at East Nashville Beer Works at East Nashville Beer Works
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Sip Pints at East Nashville Beer Works

Board games and beer flights keep things casual when your pre-date nerves kick in. Limit yourself to just one pint or stay for a few if it's going well.

Sip Pints at East Nashville Beer Works
$   .  East Nashville Beer Works   .  Nashville
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Meet Up in a Modern New Space at Edgehill Cafe at Edgehill Café
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Chat Over Coffee at Edgehill Cafe

Prefer to stay clear of alcohol on the first date? Try this cozy, casual coffee shop and restaurant that is perfect for conversation.

Meet Up in a Modern New Space at Edgehill Cafe
$   .  Edgehill Café   .  Nashville
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Sip in Views at L.A. Jackson at L.A. Jackson
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Take In The Views at L.A. Jackson +34 fire icon

Rooftop views, spacious seating and a steady stream of patrons ensure plenty of people watching if the conversation dries up.

Sip in Views at L.A. Jackson
$$$   .  L.A. Jackson   .  Nashville
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Dig Into Farm-to-Fork Goodness at Silo at Silo
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Dig Into Farm-to-Fork Goodness at Silo

This spot is a combination of intimate and fun. Never too crowded and not an overwhelmingly large space, there’s no way you can miss your date when they walk in.

Dig Into Farm-to-Fork Goodness at Silo
$$   .  Silo   .  Nashville
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Indulge in Cosmopolitan Comfort Food at Tavern at Tavern
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Sweeten Up Your Game at Tavern +31 fire icon

Pocket the money you’ll save on two-for-one drinks and order s’mores to share as you settle into a booth to watch your favorite team take down their rival.

Indulge in Cosmopolitan Comfort Food at Tavern
-   .  Tavern   .  Nashville
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Past Experiences

Have High Class Drinks & Eats at Holland House at CLOSED - Holland House Bar and Refuge
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Consume Craft Cocktails at Holland House

Impress your date with carefully crafted cocktails and cool décor, then split some happy hour snacks while you assess whether your online impression was accurate.

Have High Class Drinks & Eats at Holland House
$$   .  CLOSED - Holland House Bar and Refuge   .  Nashville
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10 Perfect Places to Meet Your Tinder Date
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