Our dinner & happy hour favorites near Music Row

Dine and unwind during your next stay in Nashville when you visit these top dinner and happy hour destinations in the Midtown neighborhood and in close proximity to Music Row.

Are you planning a trip to Nashville and searching for the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious dinner and unwind with a happy hour drink? Look no further than the Midtown neighborhood, home to Music Row! This vibrant area boasts a wide range of restaurants and bars perfect for foodies, travelers, and locals alike. In this blog post, we’ll give you a rundown of the top dinner and happy hour destinations for your next visit to Music City. Cheers!

1. Henley

Welcome to Henley, where sociable Southern-inspired dining and craft cocktails meet in Midtown Nashville. A modern American brasserie, Henley’s back-to-basics menu highlights dishes made for sharing with friends. With their local and seasonal ingredients and extensive bar program with small-batch Tennessee bourbons, hand-crafted cocktails, thoughtfully chosen wines, and locally brewed craft beers, Henley is overflowing with inventive food and drink options. They also have a can’t-miss happy hour from 4-6 pm every day.  


2. White Limozeen

Rooftop bar and restaurant, White Limozeen, transports guests to an over-the-top, indoor-outdoor destination that celebrates the uniquely Nashville identity of unapologetically following your dreams. Named in honor of country music icon Dolly Parton (there is even a larger-than-life sculpture of Dolly herself), the concept offers a fresh take on the finer things in life, with a menu that boasts creative drinks and homestyle-meets-traditional French food driven by local farmers and purveyors.  

The culinary program features playful party foods while the bar program features a range of beverages from poolside-friendly cocktails to a predominantly natural wine and sparkling wine list designed to be dynamic and celebratory, yet approachable. Guests can also find Champagne Jello shots, large format cocktails, and a rotating selection of bright and seasonal cocktails. 

Fan favorites include dishes like the garden vegetable hash, white bread burger, and cocktails ‘Sitting Pretty’ and ‘Cherry Blossom Baby.’ 


3. Mason’s Restaurant & Bar

Mason's Restaurant stands as an iconic establishment in Nashville's vibrant food scene where restaurant-goers can find solace, indulgence, and an escape from the bustling ambiance of Music City. Inspired by the treasured tradition of a "Southern Public House," Mason’s has become a sought-after destination for both locals and visitors.

The bar boasts a charming chandelier crafted from Mason jars, a captivating nine-screen media wall, elevated bites, and a selection of pre-prohibition-style drinks and artisanal cocktails. Embodying the modern-country vibe that pulses through Music City, Mason’s personifies Southern charm and contemporary allure.


4. The Patterson House 

The Patterson House is a sophisticated and relaxing speakeasy where craft cocktails take center stage. Dedicated to the art of mixology, it seamlessly blends both modern and classic concoctions using premium ingredients.

Stepping into The Patterson House is like journeying back to the Prohibition era, immersing you in an ambiance that sets it apart. From timeless favorites to innovative creations, their meticulously curated menu caters to all tastes and ensures each drink is a work of art. Fun Fact: At the end of the evening, instead of a regular check, you're handed an old book where you can leave your mark. It's a charming tradition that sets this cocktail hot spot and unique speakeasy apart. 


5. Assembly Food Hall 

Assembly Food Hall is an innovative, European-style food hall with chef-curated menus, craft cocktails, and live music in downtown Nashville. As one of the largest food halls in the country, spanning 100,000 square feet of dining and entertainment space, Assembly Food Hall houses more than 30 eateries and bars.

To top it off, most of the eateries are local, offering a melting pot of flavors across Music City – there is really something for everyone. It’s also home to Skydeck on Broadway, a concert venue and Nashville’s largest rooftop bar with expansive views of Broadway and downtown Nashville. Assembly Food Hall is open seven days a week and has become a must-visit venue for visitors and locals alike.   


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Nashville is a city that offers a lot of dining options, and the Midtown neighborhood is a treasure trove of some of the best restaurants and bars in the city. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner, a casual night out, or a happy hour with co-workers, our list of destinations and hot spots has you covered. Who else has you covered? Placemakr Music Row – be sure to book with us for your next Nashville stay to check these spots out in person.

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