In our increasingly cosmopolitan city, why settle for a boring bar outing when you can opt for a bustling rooftop, secretive hideaway or a below ground lounge? We've pulled together a list of Nashville's best rooftop, hidden & underground bars to spice up your next night out.
Beloved by locals and tourists alike, Acme's rooftop bar is always packed, regardless of the time of day or season. Its backdrop includes Nissan Stadium and Lower Broadway.
Perched atop the Westin Hotel, the L27 serves up skyline views, poolside cabanas and pricey libations.
This bar atop the Thompson Hotel is the perfect spot to savor a cocktail or two while taking in views of Nashville's rapidly growing skyline.
This Mexican cantina's rooftop bar offers a variety of adult beverages to accompany street tacos while watching the crowds on Broadway.
Street tacos take center stage at this small Mexican cantina across the street from Bridgestone Arena.
This bar will give you all that you need to close out a great night—delicious bevs, signature ingredients and killer views.
Marked by only a small gold placard to the right of the entrance, Bar Sovereign is hidden away (literally) from the chaos of downtown.
Though Bastion's bar and lounge isn't hidden, the restaurant totally is. To access it, you must locate a secretive sliding door off the right side of the bar.
Lacking any signage, to enter Old Glory, you must find the black door behind Taco Mamacita with the yellow triangle painted around it. You then descend down a winding staircase into a spectacular cocktail emporium.
There's no sign, there's barely a website and in the age of social media syndrome, they strongly discourage phones. All of this sacrifice makes for a speakeasy ambiance you won't soon forget.
Long before Nashville had become an 'It' city, the Beer Sellar was serving up cold brews in a smoky atmosphere underground.
Located in Historic Printers Alley, this underground English-style pub is perfect for watching a game of football, playing darts and chowing down on fish and chips.
The Sutler Saloon may elicit visions of country music, but head down a set of stairs and you'll find an underground cocktail lounge.
Located in The Gulch, Watermark's rooftop patio is a great spot for pre-dinner drinks and people watching down below.