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Where to Watch College Football and NFL in Nashville

Places to eat wings, chug beer, and watch sports

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It’s football season in the south, that time of year when the weather finally starts to cool, and weddings are planned around specific Saturday and Sunday games. Whether a loyal Titans fan, a Nashville transplant rooting for a hometown team across the country, or a die-hard college football aficionado doesn’t matter — these sports bars all offer copious amounts of ice-cold beer, food, and of course, wall-to-wall televisions.

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*Maps are not ranked, but are listed geographically

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Scoreboard Bar & Grill

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2408 Music Valley Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-3866
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Open since 1996, this bar and grill across from the the Opryland Hotel is known for smoked barbecue and hot chicken — but it’s also a popular place to watch football. It’s an official Packers Backers bar, so take note.

2. Noble's Kitchen & Beer Hall

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974 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206
(629) 800-2050
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The self-proclaimed “beer hall for all” is family-friendly until 10 p.m. and has plenty of screens throughout to take in those weekend games. Noble’s offers 60 craft beer drafts, 60+ bottles and cans, plus sliders, wings, smoked meats, and more.

3. Beyond the Edge

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112 S 11th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-3343
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Beyond the Edge has a decent selection of beers on tap and a pretty extensive menu, along with plenty of televisions. This bar allows smoking, but there is a designated non-smoking room with several flat screens and a separate bar.

4. Neighbors Germantown

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313 Jefferson St
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 873-1954

Neighbors Germantown is a “Cheers”-style bar that is prime for game days. There’s happy hour daily plus live music on Saturdays — but they promise not during football games.

5. Party Fowl Donelson

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2620 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 988-2179
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The Donelson outpost of the hot chicken-joint-meets-sports bar boasts 46 TVs and six sound zones. Florida fans gravitate here on game days when an alumni group has a standing reservation to do the Gator Chomp. Every Sunday, pro football fans can stop by any of the locations to enjoy every live, out-of-market game thanks to NFL Sunday Ticket.

6. Corner Pub Downtown

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151 5th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 920-5808
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The Corner Pub’s new downtown outpost features big screens galore —capped off by a massive 48-foot LED video wall. The large Vegas-style bar offers 48 draft beers, which pair well with football, wings, nachos, and cheese fries.

7. Nashville Underground

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105 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 964-3000
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If bone-in Nashville hot chicken and Broadway are on the to-do list, it’s possible to do both while also cheering on that favorite team. The four-story bar and restaurant offers NFL Sunday ticket and plays featured games on the massive LED floor screen that otherwise poses as a dance floor.

8. Downtown Sporting Club’s The R.E.C. Room

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411 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 271-4395
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Strategic Hospitality’s resurrection in the former beloved home of Paradise Park is the Downtown Sporting Club. The second floor’s R.E.C. room features a big screen and lawn chairs for watching the game, and they’ve recently reinstated $6 pitchers, furthering the case. Bonus: For every home team game, arrive wearing your sports gear and get a free beer. Offer starts two hours before game start (home or away) and can be as minimal as a sticker to fully decked out in your team’s jersey, hat, and more.

large projector screen on the wall surrounded by smaller tv’s. Lawn chairs surround an astroturf covered area in front of the screen. Danielle Atkins / Downtown Sporting Club’s The R.E.C. Room

9. City Tap House Nashville

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204 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 922-4015
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This Philly-based restaurant and bars Nashville outpost in SoBro has a huge space for game-watching — including a 15-foot LCD video wall to watch every touchdown and tackle extra closely. The hefty beer list and wide range of better-than-typical-bar-fare food offerings make this one appealing to watch parties of all sizes and ages.

10. DawgHouse Saloon

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1522 Demonbreun St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 864-7393
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Crimson Tide fans convene at the Music Row bar that calls itself “a music row venue with a sports addiction.” It’s possible to see a TV screen from every single chair in the bar — so there’s not bad seat in the house for game watching while chowing down on beer battered cheese sticks or sharing a sausage platter with fellow Alabama fans.

11. Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo Grill

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1900 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 340-0089
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The old-school game-day mainstay is known for affordable prices, abundant taps, wings, & Cajun dishes. There’s also plenty of TVs and a feeling like nothing ever changed in Nashville, and that’s mighty nice.

12. The Lost Paddy Irish Pub and Restaurant

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709 Spence Ln
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 750-2744
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Irishman Micheál O’Leary’s traditional Irish pub opened earlier in 2019, providing a space for screening football games while eating bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie, and crispy Guinness-battered fish and chips. The sound is on for all games, but other nights of the week you’ll find karaoke, songwriters nights, and live bands.

13. Double Dogs

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1807 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 292-8110
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This Hillsboro Village sports bar with a dog-friendly patio added a second location in Sylvan Heights. With a large projection wall for important games, TVs spanning the wall and even in the bathroom, a moment of the game could never be missed.

14. South Side Kitchen & Pub

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2190 Nolensville Pike Unit A
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 469-6868
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Daniel Bockman recently debuted his new sports hang South Side Kitchen & Pub in the former 312 deep dish pizza destination on Nolensville Pike. The South Nashville neighborhood pub serves standard bar appetizers, salads, burgers, and entrees like fish and chips and chicken pot pie.

15. M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers - Melrose

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2535 8th Ave S #107
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 712-8160
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The comfortable neighborhood restaurant now has three locations, and each of them has ample televisions interspersed throughout. Burgers and loaded waffle fries pair well with the large selection of beer during gametime, and the West Nashville location has a great outdoor space where fans can hang during halftime and play giant Jenga.

16. Crow's Nest

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2221 Bandywood Dr
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 783-0720
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Crow’s Nest in Green Hills is a two-story restaurant and bar packed with TV screens and plenty of seating. There’s loads of beer on tap, plus a solid bar food situation involving house made pizza rolls, pickle chips, and pulled pork sliders.

17. Sam's Place

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6051 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 928-6577
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Looking to avoid the traffic and crowds downtown? Linger on the edge in Belle Meade, while eating ribs or Sam’s supreme ‘kitchen sink’ pizza. TV screens line the exterior edge of the dining area at Sam’s Place — so you can see the game from wherever you happen to sit.

1. Scoreboard Bar & Grill

2408 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214

Open since 1996, this bar and grill across from the the Opryland Hotel is known for smoked barbecue and hot chicken — but it’s also a popular place to watch football. It’s an official Packers Backers bar, so take note.

2408 Music Valley Dr
Nashville, TN 37214

2. Noble's Kitchen & Beer Hall

974 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206

The self-proclaimed “beer hall for all” is family-friendly until 10 p.m. and has plenty of screens throughout to take in those weekend games. Noble’s offers 60 craft beer drafts, 60+ bottles and cans, plus sliders, wings, smoked meats, and more.

974 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206

3. Beyond the Edge

112 S 11th St, Nashville, TN 37206

Beyond the Edge has a decent selection of beers on tap and a pretty extensive menu, along with plenty of televisions. This bar allows smoking, but there is a designated non-smoking room with several flat screens and a separate bar.

112 S 11th St
Nashville, TN 37206

4. Neighbors Germantown

313 Jefferson St, Nashville, TN 37208

Neighbors Germantown is a “Cheers”-style bar that is prime for game days. There’s happy hour daily plus live music on Saturdays — but they promise not during football games.

313 Jefferson St
Nashville, TN 37208

5. Party Fowl Donelson

2620 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214

The Donelson outpost of the hot chicken-joint-meets-sports bar boasts 46 TVs and six sound zones. Florida fans gravitate here on game days when an alumni group has a standing reservation to do the Gator Chomp. Every Sunday, pro football fans can stop by any of the locations to enjoy every live, out-of-market game thanks to NFL Sunday Ticket.

2620 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

6. Corner Pub Downtown

151 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219

The Corner Pub’s new downtown outpost features big screens galore —capped off by a massive 48-foot LED video wall. The large Vegas-style bar offers 48 draft beers, which pair well with football, wings, nachos, and cheese fries.

151 5th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37219

7. Nashville Underground

105 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201

If bone-in Nashville hot chicken and Broadway are on the to-do list, it’s possible to do both while also cheering on that favorite team. The four-story bar and restaurant offers NFL Sunday ticket and plays featured games on the massive LED floor screen that otherwise poses as a dance floor.

105 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37201

8. Downtown Sporting Club’s The R.E.C. Room

411 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
large projector screen on the wall surrounded by smaller tv’s. Lawn chairs surround an astroturf covered area in front of the screen. Danielle Atkins / Downtown Sporting Club’s The R.E.C. Room

Strategic Hospitality’s resurrection in the former beloved home of Paradise Park is the Downtown Sporting Club. The second floor’s R.E.C. room features a big screen and lawn chairs for watching the game, and they’ve recently reinstated $6 pitchers, furthering the case. Bonus: For every home team game, arrive wearing your sports gear and get a free beer. Offer starts two hours before game start (home or away) and can be as minimal as a sticker to fully decked out in your team’s jersey, hat, and more.

411 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

9. City Tap House Nashville

204 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

This Philly-based restaurant and bars Nashville outpost in SoBro has a huge space for game-watching — including a 15-foot LCD video wall to watch every touchdown and tackle extra closely. The hefty beer list and wide range of better-than-typical-bar-fare food offerings make this one appealing to watch parties of all sizes and ages.

204 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

10. DawgHouse Saloon

1522 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203

Crimson Tide fans convene at the Music Row bar that calls itself “a music row venue with a sports addiction.” It’s possible to see a TV screen from every single chair in the bar — so there’s not bad seat in the house for game watching while chowing down on beer battered cheese sticks or sharing a sausage platter with fellow Alabama fans.

1522 Demonbreun St
Nashville, TN 37203

11. Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo Grill

1900 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

The old-school game-day mainstay is known for affordable prices, abundant taps, wings, & Cajun dishes. There’s also plenty of TVs and a feeling like nothing ever changed in Nashville, and that’s mighty nice.

1900 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

12. The Lost Paddy Irish Pub and Restaurant

709 Spence Ln, Nashville, TN 37217

Irishman Micheál O’Leary’s traditional Irish pub opened earlier in 2019, providing a space for screening football games while eating bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie, and crispy Guinness-battered fish and chips. The sound is on for all games, but other nights of the week you’ll find karaoke, songwriters nights, and live bands.

709 Spence Ln
Nashville, TN 37217

13. Double Dogs

1807 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

This Hillsboro Village sports bar with a dog-friendly patio added a second location in Sylvan Heights. With a large projection wall for important games, TVs spanning the wall and even in the bathroom, a moment of the game could never be missed.

1807 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212

14. South Side Kitchen & Pub

2190 Nolensville Pike Unit A, Nashville, TN 37211

Daniel Bockman recently debuted his new sports hang South Side Kitchen & Pub in the former 312 deep dish pizza destination on Nolensville Pike. The South Nashville neighborhood pub serves standard bar appetizers, salads, burgers, and entrees like fish and chips and chicken pot pie.

2190 Nolensville Pike Unit A
Nashville, TN 37211

15. M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers - Melrose

2535 8th Ave S #107, Nashville, TN 37204

The comfortable neighborhood restaurant now has three locations, and each of them has ample televisions interspersed throughout. Burgers and loaded waffle fries pair well with the large selection of beer during gametime, and the West Nashville location has a great outdoor space where fans can hang during halftime and play giant Jenga.

2535 8th Ave S #107
Nashville, TN 37204

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16. Crow's Nest

2221 Bandywood Dr, Nashville, TN 37215

Crow’s Nest in Green Hills is a two-story restaurant and bar packed with TV screens and plenty of seating. There’s loads of beer on tap, plus a solid bar food situation involving house made pizza rolls, pickle chips, and pulled pork sliders.

2221 Bandywood Dr
Nashville, TN 37215

17. Sam's Place

6051 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37205

Looking to avoid the traffic and crowds downtown? Linger on the edge in Belle Meade, while eating ribs or Sam’s supreme ‘kitchen sink’ pizza. TV screens line the exterior edge of the dining area at Sam’s Place — so you can see the game from wherever you happen to sit.

6051 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205

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