5 Best Rooftop Bars in Nashville, Tennessee
Did you know that the late 1800’s is when America began to incorporate more rooftop bars and experiences into their nightlife? While things have certainly changed since then in terms of how we like to consume our alcohol, rooftop bars have never gone out of style! Especially in a city such as Nashville, Tennessee, you’re bound to want to see the sights all while enjoying a unique, delicious cocktail.
Nashville is the perfect blend of its old traditional roots and new generational ideas and influences. While Music City has its share of bluegrassers, country music legends, and loud honky-tonks, that’s not all it has to offer. When visiting Nashville, be sure to see it all from the highest heights of the trendiest rooftop bars.
Here are 5 of the best rooftop bars in Nashville, Tennessee:
- Famous Nashville
- Denim at the Joseph
- L27 at the Westin
- The Rare Bird
- Bobby Hotel Rooftop
Located right off Lower Broadway on 2nd Avenue lives a popular spot called Famous Nashville. A local rooftop bar and pub, this trendy location features sights that you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. Facing the Cumberland River and Nissan Stadium, you can catch views of almost the entire city, and maybe even a glimpse of a Titans game! With a partially covered outdoor rooftop section, you can enjoy a delicious cocktail and snack come rain or shine.
Another local hot spot, Denim at The Joseph, is one of the newest rooftops in Nashville. With American fare and Mediterranean influenced dishes, skyline views, and creative libations, you and your fellow Music City vacationers are bound to enjoy some sweet vibes at the Denim. On select nights, you can also get down to a special featured guest DJ too! Catch a glimpse of the whole city while grooving your way through Music City.
One of Nashville’s tallest rooftop bars, the L27 at the Westin Hotel is certainly a must visit when in Music City. Featuring a pool lounge, tasty drinks, and a stunning view of the skyline, this newly remodeled space incorporates Asian-fusion decor and a variety of seating options.
Get dressed up with your crew and take a picture on any of the velvet couches, leather banquettes, or exquisite wooden chairs. L27 at the Westin has the classy Nashville vibes you won’t want to miss. Whether you prefer indoor seating or outdoor patio vibes, you and your crew can enjoy an unbelievably swanky experience while drinking to your heart’s content.
Another new, local favorite, The Rare Bird rooftop bar, recently debuted atop hotel Noelle, offers rooftop vibes from a stylish modern hotel on 4th Avenue downtown Nashville. Showcasing views of the Cumberland, Nissan Stadium, and the pedestrian bridge all in one location, The Rare Bird not only has sights for days, but features an intimate atmosphere with fireplaces, sofas, and chairs. With birdcage inspired designs, you and your crew can find a unique, luxury cocktail vibe here at The Rare Bird, all while experiencing Music City from a bird’s eye view.
Another bar experience, featured on top of the grand Bobby Hotel, provides a killer atmosphere for all types of Nashville travelers and locals alike to enjoy. Showcasing a 1956 Scenicrouser bus where guests can hangout, the Bobby Hotel Rooftop also provides a large bar with patio seating, perfect for lite bites and cocktails. While hotel guests have exclusive access to the pool, the Bobby Hotel Rooftop Bar provides a relaxing backdrop for non-hotel guests as well, so everyone can enjoy the beauty Nashville, Tennessee has to offer.
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