Patios by Neighborhood

All over Nashville, alfresco dining can be found at restaurant patios and courtyards. Each Nashville neighborhood has its own unique taste and offers an authentic experience you can’t get anywhere else. Take a trip around Nashville to find the perfect patio to bask in the warm weather and take in the city views!

8th Avenue/Melrose

Just south of Downtown and the Gulch is home to budget-friendly corner cafes, chef-driven restaurants, and family-friendly eateries. Whether you’re looking for burgers and beers on tap at M.L. Rose, Nashville’s signature hot chicken at Hattie B’s, or refreshing juices at The Urban Juicer, it’s easy to see why 8th Avenue/Melrose is a great place to relax and enjoy Nashville’s signature hospitality.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken | M.L. Rose Craft Beer & Burgers | The Sutler


One of the most walkable neighborhoods in Nashville, 12South is a dining destination chock full of restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries, and bars with patios. From bar-b-que and tacos to coffee and cocktails by a fireside, the 12South neighborhood is a great area to live, work, and play.

12South Taproom & Grill | Bartaco | Edley’s Bar-B-Que | Embers Ski Lodge | Epice | Frothy Monkey | Urban Grub

Belmont/Hillsboro Village

Conveniently located near Vanderbilt University and Belmont University, this neighborhood has a collection of cafes and restaurants perfect for a day’s stroll. Spend your time in a massive beer garden, or a mountain modern steakhouse, or enjoy live music on a patio in Belmont/Hillsboro Village.

Belcourt Taps | Cabana Taps | Double Dogs | E3 Chophouse | Hopdoddy Burger Bar | Martin’s BBQ Joint | Ruby Sunshine | Shokku Ramen

Berry Hill

Berry Hill is nestled on the southeast side of Nashville with charming restaurants to explore. Try freshly brewed coffee at Stay Golden, indulge in a gourmet meal at The Yellow Porch, sink your teeth into a juicy burger at Brother’s Burger Joint, taste delicious jams and jellies at The Nashville Jam Co., and sip cocktails with friends at Big Machine.

Big Machine Distillery & Tavern | Brother’s Burger Joint | The Nashville Jam Co. | Stay Golden Restaurant & Roastery | The Yellow Porch Restaurant

Capitol View

On the north side of the Gulch, Capitol View is a growing neighborhood with burgers, bar-b-que, tacos, and plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors amongst work and living spaces.

Central BBQ | Condado Tacos | M.L. Rose Craft Beer & Burgers


Downtown Nashville is alive with exciting live music, great food, and outdoor dining options. Whether you’re looking for a Honky Tonk Highway excursion or a casual dining experience, enjoy your time on the patio of a restaurant Downtown.

Assembly Food Hall | Café at Bobby | Café Lula at the Ryman | D’Andrews Bakery & Café | Ellington’s | Famous Nashville | Fourth & U | Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse | Puckett’s Grocery | Ty’s Soups & Sandwiches

East Nashville

In the early aughts, East Nashville helped put Nashville on the map as a culinary destination. Eclectic options like Butcher & Bee, smoked meats at Edley’s Bar-B-Que, craft beers at East Nashville Beer Works, craft cocktails at Vandyke Bed and Beverage, burgers and brews at The Pharmacy, Mexican fare at Rosepepper Cantina, exotic drinks and bites at Pearl Diver, and unique dishes at Lou.

Butcher & Bee | East Nashville Beer Works | Edley’s Bar-B-Que | Lou | Pearl Diver | The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden | Rosepepper Cantina | Vandyke Bed and Beverage


Originally home to Nashville’s German settlers, Germantown boasts chic favorites in historic settings including 5th & Taylor, Henrietta Red, Rolf & DaughtersButchertown Hall, gameday hotspots like Von Elrod’s, and bar classics at Mother’s Ruin.

5th & Taylor | Butchertown Hall | Henrietta Red | Mother’s Ruin | Nashville Farmers’ Market | Rolf and Daughters | Sedona Taphouse | Steadfast Coffee | Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen

Green Hills

Just down the road from Downtown is the affluent neighborhood of Green Hills. Enjoy date night on the patios of Etc. and North Italia, a fun night with friends at Shake Shack, Crow’s Nest Restaurant, Greenhouse Bar, and Emmy Squared, and family brunch at The Perch. Keep your eyes peeled - you might just see a celebrity or two.

Crow’s Nest Restaurant | Emmy Squared | Etc. | Greenhouse Bar | North Italia | Shake Shack | The Perch


Midtown/Vanderbilt touts a variety of restaurants catering to students, the music industry and business executives, and visitors alike. Tap your foot along with local artists at The Row, Red Door Saloon, and The Stillery, brave the heat at Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, kick back at Tavern, Hopsmith Tavern, Hi-Fi Clyde's, Kung Fu Saloon, Rebar, and Jack Cawthon’s Bar-B-Que and experience a modern brasserie at Henley.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken | Henley | Hi-Fi Clyde’s | Hopsmith Tavern | Jack Cawthon’s Bar-B-Que | Kung Fu Saloon | Rebar | Red Door Saloon | The Row | The Stillery | Tribe

Music Row/Demonbreun/Edgehill

In the epicenter of Nashville’s music industry lies Music Row/Demonbreun/Edgehill with lively options from authentic Neapolitan pies from DeSano Pizza Bakery and Bella Napoli, creative pub food options, and energetic music at Tin Roof.

Bella Napoli | DeSano Pizza Bakery | Tin Roof

The Nations

The Nations' formerly industrial area’s abandoned warehouses and mills with interesting architectural features have attracted craft breweries, convivial bars, unique fast-casual eateries, and innovative chef-driven restaurants. Enjoy the weather and toast with a local!

51st Deli | 51st Taproom | Burger Joint | Daddy’s Dogs | El Paseo | Fat Bottom Brewing | Frothy Monkey | Harding House Brewery | Hattie B’s Hot Chicken | Hugh-Baby’s | Midnight Oil | M.L. Rose West Craft Beer & Burgers | Nicky’s Coal Fired | Red Bicycle | Rock ‘n’ Dough | Southern Grist | The Nation’s Bar & Grill

Opryland/Music Valley

Home of the iconic Grand Ole Opry, Opryland/Music Valley is the place for music and casual eateries. Soak in some rays and catch a game at Scoreboard Bar & Grill and John A’s, try German classics at Bavarian Bierhaus, and dine on delicious barbecue at Mission BBQ.

Bavarian Bierhaus | John A’s | Mission BBQ | Scoreboard Bar & Grill


SoBro – short for south of Broadway – tucks away a plethora of patio options in an urban environment. Brunch, lunch, and dinner can all be spent outside among Nashvillians and those experiencing Nashville for the first time.

6th & Peabody | Bajo Sexto | Barlines | Bob’s Steak & Chop House | Cinco De Mayo | City Winery | Husk | Liberty Common | The Listening Room Café | Martin’s BBQ Joint | Pinewood Social | Tennessee Brew Works | The Southern Steak & Oyster

Sylvan Park

Feel like a local in this residential area with friendly neighborhood joints like Edley’s Bar-B-Que, Pancho & Lefty’s, Neighbors Bar & Grille, Star Bagel, Park Café, and answer. Take a walk through Sylvan Park's McCabe golf course, step back from the hustle and bustle, and enjoy the fresh air.

answer. | Edley’s Bar-B-Que | Lola | Neighbors Bar & Grille | Pancho & Lefty’s | Park Café | Star Bagel

The Gulch

The patios of the Gulch represent Nashville’s expansive culinary scene with elevated options at Adele’s by Jonathan Waxman, The 404 Kitchen, Sambuca, and The Mockingbird, international cuisine from Saint Anejo and Sunda New Asian, and casual spots including Milk & Honey, Party Fowl, Peg Leg Porker, Pins Mechanical Co., and The Gumbo Bros.

Adele’s by Jonathan Waxman | Milk and Honey Nashville | Party Fowl | Peg Leg Porker | Pins Mechanical Co. | Saint Anejo | Sambuca | Sunda New Asian | Superica | The 404 Kitchen | The Gumbo Bros | The Mockingbird


Old warehouses, factories, and garages have been transformed into unique restaurants, distilleries, and breweries. Grab a bite or a drink outside and explore the eccentric art scene in Wedgewood/Houston.

Diskin Cider

West End/Elliston Place

After strolling through Centennial Park, stop by one of West End’s top patios to dine at Nashville’s oldest steakhouse, a cozy café or grille, or a beach oasis in a landlocked state.

Central Bar & KitchenCommodore Grille | Jasper’s | Jimmy Kelly’s | Pastaria | SandBar | Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill