Whether you’re looking to watch the big game casually with a few friends or go all out with the whole crew, we’ve created the perfect list for you. From your game day staples to unique menu features, everyone is sure to find something that satisfies. We can’t guarantee your team will always come out on top but we can guarantee that you’ll have an exciting (and delicious) game day at any of these Nashville spots.
The Best Game Day Spots in Nashville
Downtown: 410 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 288-0880
Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Midtown: 2400 Elliston Pl., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 747-2473
Hours: Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Belmont: 3108 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212 • (615) 200-1181
Hours: Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
There’s nothing quite like Martin‘s fresh barbecue and slaw to complement your game day get-up. Bring your team to cheer on the team at either the downtown or Belmont location for a fun and delicious watch party. With a large dining room, massive beer garden and plenty of “whole hog BBQ” to keep you entertained, you might just find yourself sticking around Martin’s even after the game is done.
1004 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 866-1620
Hours: Monday through Wednesday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to midnight; Saturday 9:30 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Brunch Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Choose from a number of taps — 36, to be exact — at this beer-lover’s paradise! At Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen, you can sip on your brew of choice while also feasting on delicious food options like the brunchtime Malted Blueberry Pancakes or meats from the smoker. On game day, this Germantown Beer Hall & Kitchen is truly beckoning.
Downtown: 719 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 624-8255
Murfreesboro: 127 SE Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN 37120 • (615) 617-3909
Donelson: 2620 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214 • (615) 988-2179
Hours: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.); Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If you speak hot chicken, Party Fowl is ready to talk. Pick your poison (level of spice), pair it with a “boozy slushie” and sit back to enjoy the game day atmosphere. Order any one of the craft beers or cool cocktails to pair with your hot bites, and your game day set up will be hard to beat. Who knows, the hot chicken might turn into your new good luck charm!
2221 Bandywood Drive, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 783-0720
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Monday through Friday, Happy Hour 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to midnight.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Brunch Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This family restaurant and bar is your Green Hills destination for game day. With constantly fresh specials, “Meat & 2 & 3” options and great food and drink deals all week long, Crow’s Nest ensures that every sports fan is well taken care of. Note that they also offer mimosa buckets during brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Hillsboro Village: 1807 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 • (615) 292-8110
Sylvan Heights: 4017 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209 • (629) 777-8500
Hours (for both locations): Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Happy Hour, Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Brunch Happy Hour, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Watching the game at Double Dogs provides the best kind of head swivel. With screens covering the walls, you can camp out for a full day of spectating all that sports have to show. Visit the Hillsboro Village or Sylvan Heights locations to order game-ready plates and brews that will please any sports fan. In the warmer months, make sure you snag your spot on the patio!
1522 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 864-7393
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
From the rooftop to the Premier Lounge, DawgHouse Saloon knows how to do game day. This festive spot joins music and sports with a menu boasting a wide array of snacks, meals and “signature sauces.” To complete the quintessential game day ambiance, you can “Build Your Own Dog,” and the opportunities are endless. When the game is done, you’re right by the Music City Center and well-positioned to enjoy the night in downtown Nashville!
501 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206 • (615) 760-5737
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Happy Hour Monday through Friday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.); Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to midnight.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday).
Spice up your game day with The Mainstay‘s unique arcade games, one-of-a-kind drink specials and a tasty menu that will keep you and your tastebuds entertained even through the commercials. This East Nashville spot is truly suitable for you to stay awhile. You should know, The Mainstay’s Bloody Mary features olives, sliders, onion rings, a small Bloody Mary and sparklers. You’ll have to see it to believe it!
Sylvan Park: 4425 Murphy Road, Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 942-5052
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Germantown: 313 Jefferson Street, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 873-1954
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Everyone is a neighbor at this local favorite bar. In addition to welcoming neighborly staff, Neighbors Nashville has delicious meats smoked in-house, happy hour daily, live music three days a week and dog-friendly patios. Visit the Sylvan Park and Germantown locations, and see why locals flock to this spot every day of the week! Make sure you try their famous smoked wings while you’re at it.
101 Broadway Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 915-0888
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
At the iconic Acme Feed & Seed on Broadway, music and sports entertainment truly come together. Lounge seating, plenty of TV’s, and a delectable food and drink menu guarantee a downtown Nashville game day experience for both locals and tourists alike. Whether you’re celebrating a win or lamenting a loss, the stage is set for a downtown post-game party as well!
Sylvan Park: 4408 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 750-2920
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to midnight.; Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to midnight.; 21+ after 9 p.m. (7 days/week)
Melrose: 2535 8th Ave S, Ste 107, Nashville, TN 37204 • (615) 712-8160
Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.; 21+ after 5 p.m. (7 days/week)
Capitol View: 431 11th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 729-4445
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; 21+ after 9 p.m. (7 days/week)
There’s no way to say that a laid-back yet pleasant game day experience is too far away. With three convenient M.L. Rose locations throughout Nashville, the Craft Beer & Burgers spot is always geared up and ready to host. With over 90 craft beers and simple (but delicious) pub food, you’ll be wishing that game day menus were an everyday lifestyle.
Belle Meade: 6051 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 928-6577
Hours: Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Nipper’s Corner: 15545 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37211 • (615) 942-5755
Hours: Sunday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to midnight.
At Sam’s Place, there’s no such thing as a bad seat in the house. With screens visible from any angle and plenty of delicious eats to go around, you will be poised for a comfortable and exciting classic game day experience. Enjoy your favorite dips, chicken tenders, burgers and the obligatory selection of game day sides at either the Belle Meade or Nipper’s Corner locations!
Germantown: 371 Monroe Street, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 730-7888
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
We know that team allegiances run deep — and so does this pizza. Spend your day sharing 312 Pizza‘s Chicago-style pies and you can quickly assume common ground with even your fiercest rivals. If pizza isn’t quite your dish of choice, they do have plenty of other menu items to fit your fancy. Head to Germantown — this crust will blow your mind!
1123 3rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 818-0318
Hours: Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Game day Nashville in two words: beer and burgers. And these two things just happen to be Jack Brown’s Joint specialties. Whether you’re looking for a beer to complement your burger or a burger to complement your beer, we can guarantee you will not be disappointed. Finish off your day with one (or more) fried Oreos and you’ll quickly see why this spot is a fan favorite.
250 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 761-3644
Hours: Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Just cheering in the proximity of Bridgestone Arena and Nissan Stadium counts just as much as being there, right? Located in the heart of downtown, Honky Tonk meets upscale sports bar at Barlines at Omni Nashville Hotel. The lively and spacious spot takes pride in its locally sourced ingredients and high-energy sports scene that creates a uniquely Nashville experience. In addition to 22 jumbo flat-screen TVs, Barlines also showcases the latest in local music with performances from rising country stars.
704 51st Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37209 • (629) 800-2454
Hours: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
From brunch to late-night fare, 51 North Taproom provides all the essentials for games, any day of the week. This family-friendly 12 South-turned-Nations taproom is run by the love of food, drinks and a good time. Fresh ingredients and thirty taps (plus 75 bottles and cans of craft beer) will take your game day experience to a whole new level. Don’t worry if you’re not a beer aficionado, the creative cocktail menu and $10 “Build-Ya-Own” Bloody Mary bar are sure to satisfy you!
Now, grab a seat and order a drink. Oh, and best of luck to whichever team you’re supporting. Happy game day, Nashville!
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