Rooftop bars Nashville

Complete guide to the 5 best rooftop bars in Nashville in 2020

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Find out everything about every roof terrace. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, locations and much more. The musical mecca in United States. You can find a bar in every street corner here, and most of the places have live music and a vibrant atmosphere. Same goes for the rooftops here. The feeling and classic city views make them a “must visit” when in Nashville. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Nashville? Look down and find the Nashville rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Last updated: January 15th, 2019
Area:The Gulch
Rooftop UP, a rooftop lounge Rooftop bar in Nashville
UP, a rooftop lounge
$$$ 901 Division St
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • Skyline views
  • Great service
One of the most classy and luxurious rooftop bars in Nashville. Perched on top of the fantastic Fairfield Inn and Suites in The Gulch are of downtown Nashville, this is a place to enjoy tasty tapas and crafted cocktails along with amazing views of the downtown skyline. Very modern and stylish in setting, UP comes with both inside lounge and a rooftop terrace where you can sit in comfy lounge furnitere and, apart from the view, also enjoy the cosy fire-pits and hanging lanterns.
Rooftop Acme Feed & Seed Rooftop bar in Nashville
Acme Feed & Seed
$$ 101 Broadway
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Signature cocktails
  • River views
  • Weekend DJs
A Nashville rooftop bar with great food and great live music. Located on Brodway, right next to the water, it has a wonderful view over the Cumberland River and parts of downtown. Four stories high, Acme Feed & Seed is a multi-level restaurant, bar and lounge, where the rooftop bar mainly serves refreshing drinks, including some exciting signature cocktails, but you can also order food from the restaurants below and bring to the rooftop for sunny al-fresco lunch or dinner. Fun and relaxed vibes, and live DJs on the rooftop every weekend.
Rooftop The George Jones Rooftop Bar in Nashville
The George Jones Rooftop Bar
$$ 128 2nd Ave N
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Live music
  • River view
  • Great ambience
Located on top of The George Jones Museum, one of the most influential country music singer-songwriters of all time. Called 'The George' by many locals, the rooftop is perched in the heart of the city, right by the river, and the views over Cumberland River and the downtown skyline is quite spectacular. As with many other Nashville rooftops you will be entertained by live music quite often, but can also enjoy a large selection of beer, specialty cocktails and Nashville Lemonade, along with food from the Smokehouse BBQ below.

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Area:The Gulch
Rooftop Virago Rooftop bar in Nashville
$$$$ 1126 McGavock St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Sushi
  • Exotic cocktails
  • Great ambience
The beautiful and stylish Virago is a rooftop bar and restaurant serving fantastic Asian food. Loceted in The Gulch area, the rooftop terrace is somewhat a hidden gem, and despite only being two floors up offers great vistas over the city skyline. Modern and sleek on the inside, the outside patio is still the best spot at Virago and comes with both regular dining tables, a wall of booths and a really nice outdoor bar. Here you can enjoy great Sushi complemented by creative cocktails and a large selection of both wine and sake.
Rooftop Tootsie's Orchid Lounge Rooftop bar in Nashville
Tootsie's Orchid Lounge
$$ 1 Terminal Dr
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Honky-tonky
  • Lower Broadway view
  • Loud & fun
Tootsie's Orchid Lounge is a fun, loud and colorful venue, located in the heart of downtown Nashville, right next to the Bridgestone Arena. This purple house is three floors of music and vibes, but it also comes with a great rooftop. The perfect rooftop bar in Nashville to bring people from out of town if you want them to experience a real honky tonk evening. Enjoy the live music, from local new-comers to famous country bands, nice views over Broadway and classic pub-grub served with ice cold beers, bourbon and so on.

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Rooftop bar Nashville

Rooftop-grade: 5/10
Prime season: Mars-Oct
Residents: 1,8 million
Climate: Humid subtropical

The climate is humid subtropical, which means short and mild winters along with warm and long summers. Perfect for those who likes to visit the rooftop bars located here.

Which are the best rooftops in Nashville? You can find some really good rooftop bars here in Nashville. Many of them inspired by music and also with cool skyline views.

The food and drinks served are often in an classic American way, which goes perfect with the lively atmosphere and music inspired feeling. If you like music and American food, any of the rooftop bars in Nashville will be a perfect spot to visit.

About Nashville

Nashville is the largest city in Tennessee and also the capital of the state. The population in the metropolitan area is 1,8 million. The city is located in the north central part near the Cumberland River. Nashville is of course most famous for its music, but also for the healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation. The nick name “Music city, U.S.A.” comes from the large country music industry.