You can travel far and wide, but you’ll never find a nightlife as diverse and vibrant as the nightlife here in Nashville.

There is a bar, honky tonk, or nightclub for every type of person who comes to visit Music City, and consequently, there are a vast array of options of happy hour options to choose from.

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Below, we’ve arranged over 50 of the best happy hours Nashville has to offer for those on the lookout for a good time with a decent price tag.

Common Ground

Days of the week: Tuesday - Saturday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Sunday 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Common Ground is an upscale restaurant that specializes in classy craft cocktails and mouthwatering plates.

They offer a fantastic happy hour with a variety of deals on food and beverages including $8 crafted cocktails, $5 pours of Tailgate Lager and Montucky Cold Snacks, $5 Bahn Mi sandwiches, and $4 crispy potatoes and shrimp tacos among many others.

Nicky’s Coal Fired

Days of the week: Monday and Wednesday, all day.

Nickys Coal Fired is a restaurant specializing in delicious brick oven pizza and from-scratch bagels.

They offer two weekly specials; Monday night is Family Night which offers a free meal for kids under 12 with a choice of spaghetti or a personal pizza, and select cocktails between $5 and $6. They also offer half off all bottles and carafes of wine during their Wine Wednesday special.

Cafe Roze

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

If you’re in the market for fancy cocktails and reasonably priced oysters, look no further than the happy hour offered by Cafe Roze which features $5-$8 cocktails, $3 fries, $5 crudite, and $1.75 oysters.

Game Terminal

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4 pm to 7 pm.

One of the best barcades in town also sponsors one of the best happy hours in town; $6 for any well drink, draft beer, or margarita, and $5 for NSC Pitch pints and Gameterminale, their signature microbrew.

Additionally, you can score $8 wine pours of Lil Rascal and Hey Mama. Stop by and play a few rounds of pinball, or simply enjoy their beautiful patio.

5 Points Diner and Bar

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

5 Points Diner and Bar specializes in Southern-style cooking ad lively entertainment. They sponsor a regular drag bingo night, as well as numerous monthly dance parties on their own dance floor equipped with a DJ and disco ball.

During their happy hours, all drafts, select wines, and select appetizers are all $5, and select martinis are $8. Additionally, they host Wine Wednesdays which offers 50% off all bottles of wine under $75 from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm.


Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

For an upscale evening out without breaking the bank, check out Lou/Na a breathtaking rooftop bar located downtown at the Grand Hyatt.

During their happy hours, they offer canvas wine by the glass, draft beers, well spirits, snack mix, crispy Brussels, crispy pork belly, and fries all for $6 each. You can score one of their famous Southern Charcuterie Boards for only $14.

1 Kitchen Nashville

Day of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

For a sustainable farm-to-table eating experience, look no further than 1 Kitchen, which specializes in delicious community-oriented plates, exciting live events, and surprisingly affordable happy hour deals where you can score select cocktails and bites for $8.

Ruth’s Chris

Days of the week: Sunday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

While not a locally-based establishment, Ruth’s Chris can still deliver a fantastic steak or seafood place, and you can’t beat their happy hour.

You can score a variety of sandwiches including their house burger, steak sandwich, and chicken sandwich, as well as a variety of full-size appetizers, cocktails, and wine pours for only $9 each.

Tin Roof

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Tin Roof is a local pub specializing in American-style plates and offers a variety of weekly live acts, as well as hosting one of the best happy hours in town. You can score domestic drafts and fireball for $5 as well as craft drafts and High Noon for $6 and well drinks for $7.

They also run a variety of weekly specials including $6 screwballs on Monday, $3 tacos, $5 Dulce Vida Tequila and Modelo on Tuesday, $7 Deep Eddy Mules on Wednesday, $10 Flamingos on Thursday, and $35 buckets of Freshie Hard Seltzer and Natural Seltzer on Friday and Saturday respectively.

Sunday brunch is also worth a visit–two for one margaritas, bloody marys, and mimosas from 11:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Otaku Ramen

Days of the week: Every day from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

If you’re in the market for some tasty ramen, make your way down to Otaku Ramen with locations in West Nashville and The Gulch. Their happy hour includes $7 Sapporo and spicy edamame.


Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Sadie’s is a Mediterranean restaurant with multiple locations all over the Nashville metropolitan area. Their happy hour offers $7 craft cocktails, $5 pours of wine, $6 olives with grilled pita, $8 for whipped feta or hummus plate, and $9 for warm artichokes.

You can also score a variety of discounted beers including $3.50 Michelob Ultra, and $4 craft pints. Happy hour is available at the bar or on the patio.


Days of the week: Every day from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

For a classy dining experience featuring plates from Chopped Champion, Kristin Berington, head over to Henley. Their happy hour menu offers $6 bites including brisket sliders and a variety of dips. Additionally, you can score $10 craft cocktails, $5 draft beers, and $8 select wine pours.

Mimo Restaurant and Bar

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Mimo Restaurant and Bar offers an elegant dining experience and decadent plates. You can find anything from steaks to oysters to pasta on their menus. While you won’t find any of these delicious plates on their happy hour menu, you can get a great deal on drinks–they offer 50% off of select beers, wines, and cocktails.

Waldo’s Chicken and Beer

Days of the week: Wednesday - Saturday and Monday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Sunday and Tuesday, all day.

Nashville is famous for its chicken, and Waldo’s in Germantown delivers on chicken prepared in a variety of ways. While chicken is full-priced during their happy hours, you can still cash in on their amazing beer special–two of any draft beers for the price of one.

Heirloom Rooftop

Days of the week: Monday - Wednesday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Heirloom Rooftop is a new rooftop cocktail lounge that features craft cocktails, Southern-inspired tapas, and live music. Their happy hour offers discounted select cocktails and snacks.

Saint Anejo

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Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Apart from amazing Mexican food and a lively atmosphere, you can also find amazing happy hour deals at St. Anejo, including discounted drinks and snacks. Additionally, they offer Tequila Tuesdays; get a flight of tequila for half price, or a double shot of tequila for the price of a single shot.

Taco Mama

Days of the week: Tuesday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Taco Tuesday is in full effect at Taco Mama in Germantown! Get margaritas of any size (including pitchers) for 50% off. Stop by for amazing tacos and other Mexican fare as well as a wide assortment of refreshing drinks.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Days of the week: All day Sunday; Monday - Saturday, 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill, a sushi restaurant featuring a delicious array of sushi, nigiri, sashimi, and a full bar, offers one of the most expansive happy hour menus in Nashville.

Practically everything on their menu is discounted during this time, including, but not limited to $4 select beers, $7 pours on all wines, $7.50 to $8 select nigiri, and $14 to $15 sashimi.

M.L. Rose

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

For classic American-style pub food and delicious drinks, M.L. Rose is a great option. They offer burgers, wings, Tex-Mex, and more along with a full bar and a tap list of over 80 ice-cold craft beers. Their happy hour consists of $1 off of all appetizers and drinks.

They also offer a two-for-one night on all craft beers from 3:00 pm to close – Thursdays at their Melrose and Mt. Juliet location, Wednesdays at their Sylvan Park location, and Tuesdays at their Capitol View location.

Double Dogs

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Double Dogs is more than just a hot dog joint – they also offer burgers, sandwiches, wings, steaks, pizza, and of course, cold beer and a full bar.

During their weekday happy hours, you can get $3.50 domestic bottles as well as $4.50 premium well drinks and house wine. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays until 10:00 pm, you can also score Picker’s Martinis and house wine, respectively, for $4.50.

On weekend happy hours, you can look forward to $4.50 mimosas and bloody marys.

Big Machine Distillery and Tavern

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

One of Nashville’s most well-established distilleries, Big Machine Distillery and Tavern, is also home to one of the best happy hours in town. Score $3 beers, $4 spirits, $5 frozen drinks, and half off any appetizers!

They also offer an amazing brunch between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm where you can score $25 bottomless mimosas and bloody marys in the company of some local music.

Live Oak

Days of the week: Daily, from open to close.

Live Oak is an energetic music venue with a wide assortment of American-style and Tex-Mex pub food. Their happy hour includes $20 domestic beer buckets, $5 shots of Fireball, $1 off drafts, and $3 Busch Lite and PBR.

Kung Fu Saloon

Days of the week: Sunday, all day.

Kung Fu Saloon is an eclectic barcade with a dance floor and patio, perfect for groups with a wide variety of interests. They also offer an Asian-inspired food menu. Though Sunday is the only happy hour day at Kung Fu Saloon, it lasts all day and offers free arcade gameplay as well as $4 mimosas.

Burger Up

Days of the week: Sunday - Friday, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

You can find great burgers anywhere, but here in Nashville, there’s only one choice for good burgers and a fantastic happy hour – Burger Up. Stop by for $4 well drinks, $6 classic cocktails, two-for-one select drafts, $5 house wine, $6 fried pickles and french fries, and $10 nachos and beef sliders.

Jonathan’s Grille

Days of the week: Monday, Wednesday - Saturday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm; Tuesday, 11:00 am to 10:00; Every day, 10 pm to close.

Jonathan’s Grille is an American-style pub offering everything from flatbread, to burgers, to pasta. They offer two happy hours, one in the afternoon to evening on select days, and a late-night happy hour every night. During the evening happy hours, you can score $2 off or two-for-one beers, double pours of house wine, and single liquor pours.

During their late-night happy hours, they offer two-for-one drafts and bottles. Select appetizers are offered for $8 during both happy hours.

Fat Bottom Brewing Co.

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Apart from serving up fantastic local craft brews, Fat Bottom Brewing Co., one of Nashville’s favorite breweries, offers a two-for-one special on all their beers every weekday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Layer Cake

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Layer Cake is a unique and trendy restaurant and bar that offers four themed floors and an expansive menu ranging from pasta to salads to steaks. You can score 50% off select appetizers, $4 domestic beers, $5 house wine, and $9 signature cocktails during their happy hour.


Days of the week: every day, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Through the magic of happy hour, even those with the tightest of budgets can afford a fancy night on the town. The same is true for Gannon’s, an upscale eating establishment offering an oyster bar, live jazz, and crafted cocktails. During their happy hours, you can score $5 drafts and domestic bottles, $8 select cocktails, $7 house wines, and a half dozen oysters for $12.


Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Jasper’s is the place to be on a weekday afternoon! Enjoy a breezy patio, delicious food, cold drinks, and an exciting game room all in one place!

During Jasper’s happy hours, you can enjoy $6 select snacks such as five-piece wings, fried cauliflower, chips and queso, or sweet potato fries, 3$ ice chest favorites, $4 draft beers, $5 house wine, and $8 craft cocktails.

Five Points Pizza

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

If you’re in the market for a great slice of pizza and a cold brew for a reasonable price, look no further than Five Points Pizza. During their happy hour, you can score a cheese or pepperoni slice plus a PBR or Miller Highlife for only $5. Upgrade to any slice and any draft beer for only $8.

Ember’s Ski Lodge

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

With a happy hour as generous as the one offered by Ember’s Ski Lodge, you’d think you’d have to hike a mountain to get there.

But luckily, this ski lodge is located right in the heart of downtown Nashville. Grab some friends and head down to the lodge for two-for-one beers, double whiskey shots, $6 select wines, $6 vodka martinis, and $6 vodka Red Bulls during their happy hour.

Scout’s Pub

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and 8;00 pm to close.

Scout’s Pub is a lively restaurant and bar serving modern Souther-style plates, and an exciting atmosphere. You can score any non-seasonal pint for $4, well drinks for $5, A. Marshall wine pours for $6, and any appetizer for half off during either of their happy hours.


Days of the week: Every day, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

If you’re looking for an authentic and unique Mediterranean experience, try Aladdin’s! Aladdin’s is a Middle Eastern Restaurant and hookah bar combined providing an excellent opportunity for the ultimate sensory experience. Their happy hour includes $3 beers, $5-$6 wines, $14 hookas with $13 refills.

Party Fowl

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Party Fowl specializes in a nearly 100-year-old Nashville tradition – hot chicken. But that’s not the only thing Party Fowl is known for – they are also home to the original boozy slushy. Make your way down to Party Fowl for some live music and 50% off all drafts, $2 off boozy slushies, $3 well drinks, $5 Jameson, and $3 house wine during their happy hour.

Las Palmas

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 2:00 to 5:00.

Las Palmas is one of Nashville’s finest Mexican cantinas featuring all of the classics. Margaritas and draft beers are 50% off during their happy hours. Additionally, they host a weekly Taco Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 where you can score 50% off of all tacos.

Germantown Pub

Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Germantown Pub is a sports bar located in the Germantown neighborhood of Nashville. Their happy hour offers 50% off all drafts, well pours and house wine pours. They also offer $1 wings, and $6 chips and spinach dip.

Stop by on Sundays for brunch between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and score $4 mimosas and bloody marys.

Von Elrod’s

Days of the week: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Nashville’s premiere German-style beer hall is a perfect addition to any afternoon. However, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays are especially great. Stop by for $1 off pretzels, beer, wine, cocktails, and shandies at their spectacular happy hour.

The Slider House

Days of the week: Every day, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

The Slider House is a restaurant that specializes in – you guessed it – sliders. They have over 50 types of beef, chicken, pork, fish, and veggie sliders all under one roof. They also have over 100 beers to choose from including 30 local brews.

Their happy hour deals include $4 well drinks, $6 painkillers, $5 blood orange mimosas, and $1 off all wine and beer. All drinks include a free koozie.

Dawghouse Saloon

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

As a music venue, sports bar, and restaurant all rolled into one, a good time is guaranteed at the Dawghouse. Their happy hour offers $3 domestic beers, $5 well drinks, and $7 nachos, loaded fries, or tots. They also offer a $10 bloody mary bar on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Frothy Monkey

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00.

Frothy Monkey is a cafe and bakery that also specializes in fantastic cocktails. They have multiple locations in Tennessee including a downtown Nashville location and an East Nashville location. During their happy hours, you can score two-for-one beers, $6 house wine, and $2 off menu cocktails.


Days of the week: Monday - Saturday, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

As one of the most awarded, and well-established fine-dining restaurants in Nashville, you wouldn’t expect such generous deals at Hathorne, but you would be mistaken.

During Hathorne’s happy hour, you can take advantage of $10 off any bottle of wine or $2 off any wine pour, $10 signature cocktails, $8 classic cocktails, and $5 draft beer. They also do specials on Patron tequila on Wednesdays and Angel’s Envy bourbon on Thursdays.


Days of the week: Every day, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Pastaria is fine Italian dining with a twist. You can score reasonably priced appetizers such as marinated olives for $5 and garlic bread, crispy risotto balls, and pizzas (marinara, pepperoni, or margherita) for $10 during their happy hour.

You can also take advantage of discounted drinks such as $6 select draft beers, $6 house wine, and $10 select cocktails (amaro spritzers, sangrias, margaritas, and long drink ciders).

The Dutch

Days of the week: Tuesday - Thursday, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm; Friday, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The Dutch is a fine-dining establishment specializing in delicious seafood plates as well as Southern favorites with a twist.

You can find a long list of discounted food and beverage options during their happy hour including $5 drafts of select beers, $7 pours of select wines, $8 select craft cocktails, $2 oysters in the shell, $3 oyster sliders, $15 jumbo shrimp, $10 eggplant dip with crackers, $8 pimento cheese and crackers, $12 tuna poke, and $6 fries.

Makeready L&L

Days of the week: Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

You can find delicious from-scratch Italian classics with a twist at Makeready L&L located inside the Noelle Hotel in downtown Nashville.

They offer $8 specialty cocktails, half off wine pours, and discounted appetizers including formaggio croccante for $10, baby gem caesar salad for $7, blue crab arancini for $8.50, bruschetta for $7, vadouvan crusted tuna for $10, and meatballs for $8 for their happy hour.

North Italia

Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

North Italia features fantastic Italian food with a lively environment. You can score deals such as $5 draft beers, $6.50 wine pours or $24 bottles, $13 pizza, $15-$16 charcuterie, $11 bruschetta, and $11 white truffle garlic bread during their happy hour.

Black Rabbit

Days of the week: Monday - Saturday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday, 10:30 am to 2:00 pm.

Black Rabbit is a historical speakeasy-style restaurant and cocktail lounge featuring chef-inspired food, live entertainment, and delicious drinks. Black Rabbit hosts both an evening and lunchtime happy hour, each offering $5 cocktails, and $2 off all beer.


Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Puckett’s is a legendary Nashville establishment with a world-class menu featuring Southern favorites, burgers, and BBQ, in addition to hosting a variety of nightly live music performances. Their happy hour offers $2 off draft beers, $5 Moscow mules, $5 pours of A. Marshall wine, and half-off appetizers.

Tennessee Brew Works

Days of the week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Tennessee Brew Works is a must-have on any happy hour list. They feature a one-of-a-kind taproom, a sunny outdoor patio, and fresh-brewed cold craft beers. You can score $6.99 - $8.99 appetizers during happy hour. They also offer daily specials including $5 off pitchers from 6:00 to 8:00 on Monday, discounted spirits all day Tuesday, and two-for-one drafts all day Thursday.

Gertie’s Whiskey Bar

Days of the week: Wednesday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

If you’re looking for steaks, oysters, a cozy dining area, and the finest cocktails all under one roof in Nashville’s The Gulch neighborhood, then look no further than Gerties’s Whiskey Bar. Their happy hour offers half-off whiskey pours.

I Love Sushi

Days of the week: Every day, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

I Love Sushi is a charming Japanese restaurant serving up sushi, miso, ramen, and delicious appetizers and entrees. Their generous happy hour offers $2 off all drinks. They also offer a lunch special of $13 lunch rolls or combos.


Days of the week: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Sambuca is an upscale restaurant and music venue that features chef-inspired plates and regular live jazz performances. Their happy hour includes 50% off all wine, beer, cocktails, and appetizers.