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Going out on a weeknight can provide a needed mid-week relaxation, motivating you to make it to the weekend (or maybe just through a long Monday). Bars all around town provide just that with their Trivia Nights, giving you the opportunity to unwind with friends and cold beer, while trying to recall all those dates you neglected to memorize in your freshman world history class. Whether you’re a trivia buff or just looking for a way to get out of the house, this list of the best trivia nights in Nashville is for you.


Riverfront Tavern

401 S Mount Juliet Road #570, Mount Juliet, TN 37122 •  (615) 754-5423

Round out your Sunday Funday with a trip to Riverfront Tavern. Even if you aren’t great at trivia, they give gift certificates and bar swag just for the best team name. So pull your quick-witted friends together and head downtown from 8 to 10 p.m. for a what’s sure to be a good time.

Cold draft beer is hard to beat on a Sunday evening - it definitely eases the transition to Monday!
Cold draft beer is hard to beat on a Sunday evening – it definitely eases the transition from weekend to Monday! | Image credit: Riverfront Tavern

Kay Bob’s Grill & Ale

1602 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 • (615) 321-4567

Stave off the Sunday Scaries at Kay Bob’s Grill & Ale on 21st. With trivia starting at 8 p.m., the casual grill and bar offers a great spot to relax with friends before the week begins. A select draft beer is available for $2 and ordering an entree from the menu also gives you the beverage discount.


Edley’s Bar-B-Que

2706 12 Ave South, Nashville, TN 37204 • (615) 953-2951

Whether your Monday dragged with a huge work load or you just struggled through emails after a fun weekend, Edley’s Bar-B-Que on 12 South is the place to go to refuel for the rest of the week. The fabulous deck is a great space to sit with friends while mulling over the answers to their challenging trivia questions. Trivia starts at 8 p.m.

A glimpse of the cozy porch at Edley's on 12 South.
A glimpse of the cozy porch at Edley’s on 12 South. | Image credit: Edley’s BBQ 

Mellow Mushroom

212 21st Ave. South Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 342-0044

Mellow Mushroom in Midtown may just have you looking forward to Mondays. Their fun trivia nights start at 8 p.m. and always draw a crowd. With a delicious gluten free pizza now on the menu, Mellow Mushroom is a great place to grab dinner before the games begin – especially with their great happy hour of half priced draft beer and select appetizers!

M.L. Rose (West)

4408 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 750-2920

M.L. Rose‘s Sylvan Park location will make your Monday. Their 8 p.m. trivia games are a true test of random facts – we were left scratching our heads on more than a couple questions! But they also offer a 2-for-1 burger deal from 3 to 11 p.m. – a great way to get the girlfriends together during the hectic week. (Note: 21+ after 5 p.m.)


Edley’s Bar-B-Que (East)

908 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206 • (615) 873-4085

Edley’s in East Nashville features trivia night every Tuesday starting at 8 p.m. Challenge your brain as you quickly discover how the atmosphere and eats make this a Nashville favorite!

M.L. Rose

2535 8th Ave South #107, Nashville, TN 37204 • (615) 712-8160

At M.L. Rose‘s Melrose location, trivia is held every Tuesday from 8 to 10 p.m. Pull your smartest friends together and try your luck at their tricky questions. Even if you miss a few, the craft burgers and beer will have you leaving feeling good. (Note: 21+ after 5 p.m.)

We love anything with jalapeños, especially when we have a cold beer to chase down the heat!
We love anything with jalapeños, especially when we have a cold beer to chase down the heat! This 5 Alarm burger from M.L. Rose fits the bill! | Image credit: M.L. Rose



Acme Feed & Seed

101 Broadway, Nashville, TN, 37201 • (615) 915-0888

Starting at 7 p.m., Acme Feed & Seed trivia night will have you wishing you had studied more in high school. The excellent cocktails, vintage games, and upscale bar food have us heading downtown every Wednesday night!

Beautiful and refreshing cocktails from Acme always hit the spot!
Acme has fantastic cocktails – perfect for trivia nights when you want something besides beer!

Germantown Pub

708 Monroe Street, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 457-2145

Germantown Pub features a trivia night starting at 8 p.m. Challenge your brain while you dive into some tasty Southern grub. The warm and inviting atmosphere will have you coming back with friends even on nights where trivia isn’t available.

Two Bits

1520 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 750-3536

Starting at 7:30 p.m., Two Bits hosts a trivia night that will truly test your schooling. With $3 Yazoo drafts every Wednesday, this is a spot you want in your weeknight rotation. If trivia proves too much for you and your friends, you can try your hand at some of their arcade staples (Pac Man, anyone?), classic and new gaming systems, and old fashioned board games.

Two Bits has all kinds of games to play should trivia stop suiting your fancy.
Two Bits has all kinds of games to play should trivia stop suiting your fancy. | Image credit: Facebook


3 Crow Bar

1024 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37206 • (615) 262-3345

We all know Thursdays are practically the weekend so go ahead and embrace the opportunity for a night out. 3 Crow Bar has a fantastic trivia night starting at 8 p.m. on Thursdays. While some of the tricky questions may stump you, their excellent cocktails will ease your pain and may heal your wounded pride.


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