10 Perfect Places to Meet Your Tinder Date
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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!).

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Take In the Ambience at Adele's
$$, Adele’s, Nashville

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!

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Dine On Tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar
$$, Barcelona Wine Bar Edgehill, Nashville

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.

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Graze On Guac at bartaco
$$, bartaco 12 South, Nashville

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.

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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!

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Sip Pints at East Nashville Beer Works
$, East Nashville Beer Works, Nashville

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.

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Chat Over Coffee at Edgehill Cafe
$, Edgehill Café, Nashville

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

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Take In The Views at L.A. Jackson
$$$, L.A. Jackson, Nashville

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

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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.

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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.

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Consume Craft Cocktails at Holland House
$$, Holland House Bar and Refuge, Nashville

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.

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