Little known fact—patios make everything taste better. Whether you're seeking a laid back, chill spot to grab a beer or a swanky, swoon-worthy meal, we've rounded up a list of some of Nashville's best patios to park yourself on. It's 5 o'clock somewhere!
Water features, a stately statue, and seating galore. This patio oozes class—if you're feelin' fancy! Grab a craft brew and soak it all in.
Panoramic views of the Cumberland, live music and people watching aplenty—Acme is a spot locals and tourists both flock to.
Grab a seat by the outdoor fireplace on chilly nights and savor chef Jonathan Waxman's classy cuisine in The Gulch.
This Midtown spot has a great patio to soak up the liveliness of the neighborhood while noshing on a variety of tapas. Little known fact—they also offer brunch!
This bustling restaurant in Edgehill Village has an intimate patio, which makes it an ideal date spot! Spanish small plates are perfect for sharing and the selection of wines is staggering.
Chuckle at the throngs of girls making their way to the "I Believe in Nashville" mural for a photo op as you chow down on delicious tacos and killer guac. Be sure to wash it down with their top-notch margs!
Roam around Hillsboro Village and stop in for their happy hour. You can pair a glass of bubbly with an app for just $8—now that's a deal to write home about.
Devour burgers and boozy milkshakes as you watch the ebb and flow of crowds in the always hopping Gulch.
Butcher & Bee's famed whipped feta tastes even better al fresco in the courtyard, along with other amazing mezze like fire roasted carrots and fries.
Nestled in Historic Germantown away from bumper to bumper traffic, Butchertown Hall's Beer Garden will make you feel at ease.
In need of cabana vibes without driving 8 hours to the coast? Cabana's outdoor patio channels that tropical ambiance that will leave you feeling like you've been transported to South Beach.
Located towards the end of 12th Avenue South, Epice has a more laid back vibe than other parts of the neighborhood, perfect for a glass of wine on the patio.
The latest Strategic Hospitality venture only just recently opened its patio, and the restaurant's nautical-themed decor makes it an ideal setting for slurping up oysters.
Stake out a spot on the patio to sip an array of craft beer and entertain yourself with old-school games—they even have Rock'em Sock'em Robots!
This bar atop the Thompson Hotel is the perfect spot to savor a cocktail or two while taking in views of Nashville's rapidly transforming skyline.
M.L. Rose off of Charlotte Avenue has a chill patio with an old car, fire pit and TVs to watch the game—perfect for a burger and brews!
With patio seating in both the front and back of the bar, this quintessential locals spot is ideal for a drink or two away from the bachelorette parties that frequent other neighborhoods.
Cure whatever is ailing you in Pharmacy Burger's Beer Garden. With an extensive list of local brews and community-style seating, you'll be makin' friends in no time!
Want to feel like you're miles away from Nashville? Escape to the patio at Pinewood Social and find lounge chairs, bocce ball, dipping pools and a view of Music City.
The acclaimed New American-inspired eatery has a picture-perfect patio to go along with its industrial-chic ambiance.
Sip margaritas by moonlight under the stringlights at Saint Anejo, because what's more Southwestern than that?
The SoBro staple welcomes tourists and locals with its inviting patio and oyster happy hour every day from 3–6p.
A patio to see and be seen near Music Row. Pop in and grab a Corona with lime or round of margs!
Snag a spot on the patio to treat yourself to the s'mores platter (it's not on the menu, which makes it even more of a special dessert)!
Elevated bar food with a twist served in a treehouse—this spot near Five Points in East Nashville has a backyard that'll make you swoon!
This bar will give you all that you need to close out a great night—delicious bevs, signature ingredients and killer views.
Drink craft beer and eat elite meats and exquisite seafood in a laid back, backyard setting. Oyster bar on point. Every. Single. Day.
Top notch sushi and a view that'll take your breath away. Maki Sake Mondays means half price sushi and 2-for-1 cocktails and sake (score!).
Whether you drink your whiskey on the rocks or just believe whiskey rocks, the patio adorned with string lights makes any cocktail seem more delicious.
Just as the name would indicate, the Yellow Porch has a fantastic little patio (though it's not actually yellow) to enjoy scrumptious eats and a glass of wine.
Dine alfresco at Holland House and keep things classy with signature cocktails and a rotating menu filled with seasonal eats. Happy Hour bites from 4–6p daily and $4 beers.
If you're in The Gulch looking to class up Happy Hour, take a seat on Watermark's patio for an evening of refined dining with powerful flavor and flair.