Some days, more than others, call for a drink. Whether unwinding after a long day, catching up with friends, or watching your favorite game, little can beat finding a great happy hour spot to serve as your go-to, where discounted food and drink abound. Luckily there is no shortage of happy hour options in Nashville, from swank hotel bars to neighborhood favorites. Here are 17 of the best in town right now.Read More
Where to Celebrate Happy Hour in Nashville
When 5 p.m. comes calling (often well before 5 p.m.)
On Monday through Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m., bar guests at Lyra can enjoy discounted bar bites, select cocktails, and select wine. Snacks on offer include tabbouleh salad, fatayer stuffed bread, a falafel platter, lamb butter fries, and more.
2. Butchertown Hall
Pay a visit to Butchertown Hall in Germantown Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. and Sunday 3 to 6 p.m.and take advantage of their great happy hour specials. Not only will you find $6 cocktails and $4 beers, but you’ll also be able to sample some of their most popular food items (like queso) from $7 to $14 per plate.
3. Saint Stephen
Nashville, TN 37208
Germantown restaurant Saint Stephen entices diners and drinkers with happy hour every weekday, 5 to 6 p.m. The crowd comes for deals on wine, cocktails, seasonal punch, deviled eggs, burgers, and oysters served with mignonette.
4. Black Rabbit
The Farm House chef-owner Trey Cioccia’s Printer’s Alley cocktail den is an ode to a bygone era, both in menu and decor. Happy hour is Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m., offering $5 cocktails and two for one cans of beer.
5. Stateside Kitchen
Hot weekend brunches and weekday happy hours featuring $7 cocktails draw the crowds to the chic spot on the ground floor of the Dream Nashville hotel. Sit below the Gehry-esque glass atrium and sample drinks and starters at a discount Monday through Thursday, 4 to 7pm.
6. Nicky's Coal Fired
Carb fiends can take solace in Nicky’s Coal Fired weekday happy hour special. On Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. the beloved pie joint in the Nations offers all pizzas for $10, plus $5 cocktails and house wine.
Newly-opened New York transplant Boqueria brings more than just a famed menu of Spanish tapas to Fifth and Broadway — it brings a solid happy hour menu. From 2:30 to 5:30 Monday through Thursday, there’s discounted wine, margaritas, and sangria (including a pitcher option) as well as snacks ranging from $4 to $10.
8. Saint Añejo
If Taco Tuesday isn’t enough to get your fill of Mexican food, head to Saint Añejo Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. for half priced pitchers of margaritas and buckets of beer. On Tuesdays, they do up the ante with half-priced tequila flights and 2-ounce tequila pours for the price of 1-ounce.
9. The Dutch
Andrew Carmellini’s Nashville offshoot of the Dutch now has happy hour, and among the surprisingly robust list of specials are cocktails, wines by the glass, and a number of food options, including $2 oysters on the half shell served with blood orange mignonette. It’s available Monday through Friday at the bar from 5 to 7 p.m.
The former fellowship hall’s “joyful hour” takes place Tuesday through Sunday, from 5 to 6 p.m. Find $8 classics, $10 signature cocktails, $2 off all draft beer, $2 off all glasses of wine, $10 off all bottles of wine, plus $5 beers. The Tuesday-only Hathorne Burger is also one of the best in the city.
11. The Patterson House
Nashville, TN 37203
One of the OGs in the Nashville craft cocktail scene, The Patterson House still knows how to shake ‘em up and pour ‘em out. Happy hour is Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., with $10 cocktails and an array of snacks.
The bar program at Henley isn’t playing around. And Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., you can sidle up to their square bar and partake in the fruits of their labor at a bargain price. Snacks are $6 and Manhattans are only $8.
13. Never Never
Never Never, which took over a former welding shop across from Bastion in Wedgewood-Houston helped shake up the neighborhood’s cocktail scene in 2019, the kind of bar where you tell the bartender what spirit you want and they create something tailored to your liking. Two for one domestics and discounted daily cocktail specials can be found here 4 to 8 p.m.
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14. pH Craft Cocktails
Wedgewood-Houston resident and first-time restaurant owner Marcus Capehart’s pH Craft Cocktails set up shop in mixed-use Six10 Merritt at The Finery in summer of 2019, and is a fine destination for creative cocktails and food from fried green beans to cheeseboards. Happy hour is Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. with $8 cocktails and $6 small plates.
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Cabana has a daily happy hour from 3. to 6 p.m. where all drinks under $12 are 2-for-1. But their biggest draw is on Wednesday when they have $5 wines, cocktails, martinis, and $6 appetizers from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Though it’s called “Girl’s Night Out,” ladies aren’t the only ones who can enjoy the discounted drinks.
Every day from 5 to 7 p.m., enjoy one of the city’s best burgers and bologna sandwiches, alongside select cocktails and wine at a solid discount.
Happy hour in Sinema’s upstairs lounge feels like enjoying a cocktail as a star in a glamorous Hollywood movie. The scenery isn’t the only reason to check out Sinema’s happy hour — Tuesday through Friday through Friday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. you’ll find $7-$9 select cocktails, beers, and house wines, along with a seasonal selection of small bites.