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Where to Celebrate Happy Hour in Nashville

When 5 p.m. comes calling (often well before 5 p.m.)

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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. Luckily there is no shortage of happy hour options in Nashville, and these are some of the best in town.

* 3 Crow Bar, Beyond the Edge, and Geist were temporarily deleted from the list, due to damage and closure caused by the Nashville tornado.

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1. Walden Bar

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2909 Gallatin Pike B
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 760-5808
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If the charming forest murals and IG-worthy wooden swings weren’t enough to lure you to this East Nashville bar, the $5 margaritas and mules on Tuesdays might sweeten the deal. But if margs and mules aren’t your thing, you can still unwind with $5 well drinks Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

2. Lyra

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935 W Eastland Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 928-8040
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On Monday through Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m., bar guests at Lyra can enjoy $4-8 bites, $6 select cocktails, and $6 select wine. Bites on offer include tabbouleh salad, fatayer stuffed bread, a falafel platter, lamb butter fries, and more.

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3. Butchertown Hall

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1416 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 454-3634
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Pay a visit to Butchertown Hall in Germantown Sunday through Thursday from 2 p.m. 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 $6 - $11 per plate.

4. Deacon's New South

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401 Church St
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 994-1994
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At Deacon’s New South every Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. bar guests can take advantage of $2 off draft beer, wine by the glass, and apps. Find also $12 “dealer’s choice” whiskey flights (3 x 0.75 oz pours.) The same special is on offer every other day of the week (yes, including weekends) from 3 to 6 p.m.

Deacon’s South

5. Nicky's Coal Fired

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5026 Centennial Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 678-4289
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Carb fiends can take solace in Nicky’s Coal Fired weekday happy hour special. On Mondays through Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the beloved pie joint in the Nations offers all pizzas for $10, plus $5 cocktails and house wine.

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6. The Southern Steak & Oyster

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150 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 724-1762
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Sit on the open air patio at The Southern to enjoy happy hour specials weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Southern offers $6 well cocktails, $3 domestic beers, and $5 fried green tomatoes. Select oysters are also available for $2 a pop, or for $20 a dozen.

7. Tánsuŏ

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121B 12th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 782-6786
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Maneet Chahaun’s ode to Chinese delicacies doesn’t skimp when it comes to happy hour. Fill up on $6 dim sum, $14 wok entrees and half-priced bottles of wine from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. during Wok & Wonton Wednesday or take advantage of half-priced bottles of sake every Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

8. Saint Añejo

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1120 McGavock St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 736-5301
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If Taco Tuesday isn’t enough to get your fill of Mexican food, head to Saint Añejo Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. 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. Hathorne

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4708 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(629) 888-4917
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The former fellowship hall’s “joyful hour” takes place Monday through Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Find $8 classics, $9 top shelf classics, $10 signature cocktails, $2 off all draft beer, $2 off all glasses of wine, $10 off all bottles of wine, plus $5 select bites like pork cracklins, brioche donuts. The happy hour-only Hathorne Burger is also one of the best in the city.

10. Thai Esane

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1520 Division St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 454-5373
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In sparkly new Music Row digs, the local favorite Thai restaurant offers half-price well cocktails, house wine, and beer Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. Find also $5-$10 snack specials from egg rolls and rangoon to pad Thai.

exterior shot of the restaurant, a brick building, and Thai Esane sign in large red capital letters Thai Esane [Official Photo]

11. Saltine Restaurant

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1918 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 327-4410
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On Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the pretty sea-themed restaurants serves $5 house wine, $5 Old Fashioneds, $5 oyster shooters, $5 fromosas, $5 pisco sour, $5 daily punch, $2 domestic beers, $5 select bites, and $1.50 Gulf oysters.

12. Henley

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2023 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 340-6378
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The bar program at Henley isn’t playing around. And Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., you can sidle up to their square bar and partake in the fruits of their labor at a bargain price. Pours of the infamous rotating seasonal punch are $6 and all Manhattans are only $8.

13. Barcelona Wine Bar

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1200 Villa Pl Suite 110
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 327-0600
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Happy hour, Barcelona-style, means that on weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m., bar sitters can enjoy a selection of tapas, bite-sized pintxos, and sherry cocktails, ranging from $1 to $6.

14. Cabana

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1910 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 577-2262
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Cabana has a happy hour Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. 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.

15. Josephine

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2316 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 292-7766
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Every day from 5 to 7 p.m., enjoy one of the city’s best burgers and bologna sandwiches, alongside select cocktails and wine for just $5-$8.

16. Sinema

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(615) 942-7746
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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 — Monday through Friday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. you’ll find $6-$9 select cocktails, beers, and house wines, along with a seasonal selection of small bites.

17. The Sutler

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2600 Franklin Pike, Suite 109
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 840-6124
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The Sutler features happy hour Monday through Friday, so if you’re craving a cocktail, stop in between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. You’ll find half priced signature cocktails, wine by the glass and draft beer to quench your thirst. If you’re lucky, a talented local band will be playing some live music while you sip on your spirit.

1. Walden Bar

2909 Gallatin Pike B, Nashville, TN 37216

If the charming forest murals and IG-worthy wooden swings weren’t enough to lure you to this East Nashville bar, the $5 margaritas and mules on Tuesdays might sweeten the deal. But if margs and mules aren’t your thing, you can still unwind with $5 well drinks Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

2909 Gallatin Pike B
Nashville, TN 37216

2. Lyra

935 W Eastland Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
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On Monday through Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m., bar guests at Lyra can enjoy $4-8 bites, $6 select cocktails, and $6 select wine. Bites on offer include tabbouleh salad, fatayer stuffed bread, a falafel platter, lamb butter fries, and more.

935 W Eastland Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

3. Butchertown Hall

1416 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208

Pay a visit to Butchertown Hall in Germantown Sunday through Thursday from 2 p.m. 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 $6 - $11 per plate.

1416 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

4. Deacon's New South

401 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219
Deacon’s South

At Deacon’s New South every Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. bar guests can take advantage of $2 off draft beer, wine by the glass, and apps. Find also $12 “dealer’s choice” whiskey flights (3 x 0.75 oz pours.) The same special is on offer every other day of the week (yes, including weekends) from 3 to 6 p.m.

401 Church St
Nashville, TN 37219

5. Nicky's Coal Fired

5026 Centennial Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209
Nicky’s Coal Fired

Carb fiends can take solace in Nicky’s Coal Fired weekday happy hour special. On Mondays through Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the beloved pie joint in the Nations offers all pizzas for $10, plus $5 cocktails and house wine.

5026 Centennial Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209

6. The Southern Steak & Oyster

150 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Sit on the open air patio at The Southern to enjoy happy hour specials weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Southern offers $6 well cocktails, $3 domestic beers, and $5 fried green tomatoes. Select oysters are also available for $2 a pop, or for $20 a dozen.

150 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

7. Tánsuŏ

121B 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203

Maneet Chahaun’s ode to Chinese delicacies doesn’t skimp when it comes to happy hour. Fill up on $6 dim sum, $14 wok entrees and half-priced bottles of wine from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. during Wok & Wonton Wednesday or take advantage of half-priced bottles of sake every Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

121B 12th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37203

8. Saint Añejo

1120 McGavock St, Nashville, TN 37203

If Taco Tuesday isn’t enough to get your fill of Mexican food, head to Saint Añejo Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. 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.

1120 McGavock St
Nashville, TN 37203

9. Hathorne

4708 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209

The former fellowship hall’s “joyful hour” takes place Monday through Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Find $8 classics, $9 top shelf classics, $10 signature cocktails, $2 off all draft beer, $2 off all glasses of wine, $10 off all bottles of wine, plus $5 select bites like pork cracklins, brioche donuts. The happy hour-only Hathorne Burger is also one of the best in the city.

4708 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209

10. Thai Esane

1520 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203
exterior shot of the restaurant, a brick building, and Thai Esane sign in large red capital letters Thai Esane [Official Photo]

In sparkly new Music Row digs, the local favorite Thai restaurant offers half-price well cocktails, house wine, and beer Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. Find also $5-$10 snack specials from egg rolls and rangoon to pad Thai.

1520 Division St
Nashville, TN 37203

11. Saltine Restaurant

1918 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

On Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the pretty sea-themed restaurants serves $5 house wine, $5 Old Fashioneds, $5 oyster shooters, $5 fromosas, $5 pisco sour, $5 daily punch, $2 domestic beers, $5 select bites, and $1.50 Gulf oysters.

1918 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

12. Henley

2023 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

The bar program at Henley isn’t playing around. And Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., you can sidle up to their square bar and partake in the fruits of their labor at a bargain price. Pours of the infamous rotating seasonal punch are $6 and all Manhattans are only $8.

2023 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

13. Barcelona Wine Bar

1200 Villa Pl Suite 110, Nashville, TN 37212

Happy hour, Barcelona-style, means that on weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m., bar sitters can enjoy a selection of tapas, bite-sized pintxos, and sherry cocktails, ranging from $1 to $6.

1200 Villa Pl Suite 110
Nashville, TN 37212

14. Cabana

1910 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

Cabana has a happy hour Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. 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.

1910 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212

15. Josephine

2316 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204

Every day from 5 to 7 p.m., enjoy one of the city’s best burgers and bologna sandwiches, alongside select cocktails and wine for just $5-$8.

2316 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

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16. Sinema

Berry Hill, TN

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 — Monday through Friday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. you’ll find $6-$9 select cocktails, beers, and house wines, along with a seasonal selection of small bites.

17. The Sutler

2600 Franklin Pike, Suite 109, Nashville, TN 37204

The Sutler features happy hour Monday through Friday, so if you’re craving a cocktail, stop in between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. You’ll find half priced signature cocktails, wine by the glass and draft beer to quench your thirst. If you’re lucky, a talented local band will be playing some live music while you sip on your spirit.

2600 Franklin Pike, Suite 109
Nashville, TN 37204

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