Sips and Sights: 10 Rooftop Bars in Nashville

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Looking for cocktails with a view of the Nashville skyline? From swanky hotel lounges to stylish pool bars, check out these fun rooftop hotspots during your next Nashville night out!

L.A. Jackson

In Nashville’s trendy Gulch neighborhood, L.A. Jackson offers stunning city views, Southern-inspired plates, weekend brunch, and amazing drinks atop the Thompson Nashville Hotel. Dig into a plate of the famous garlic parmesan fries with one of the best double-patty smash burgers in town. Sip on creative cocktails like the Peppa Steppa – a mix of tequila, hot honey pepper shrub, lime and Thai chili. On the weekends, rock out to local DJs who keep the party going all night long.

White Limozeen

If you’re a Dolly Parton fan, a trip to White Limozeen is a must! Step onto the rooftop of the Graduate Nashville and take in the Dolly Parton theme with over-the-top all-pink decor, including hot pink umbrellas, couches, and a massive sculpture of Dolly Parton’s head. Dip your toes in the rooftop pool as you sip on a Cherry Blossom Baby, made with peach and orange-infused tequila, bitters, and cherry. It’s truly a vibe. And don’t forget to grab a bite – the white bread burger is amazing!

Harriet’s Rooftop

Enjoy city views from the 19th floor of the 1 Hotel Nashville at Harriet’s Rooftop. Lounge by the elegant open firepits on a plush couch under a string of twinkling lights as you munch on fresh sushi, baked crab rolls, and other Asian-inspired dishes. Wash it all down with a Purple Haze, made with Grey Goose La Poire, hibiscus, and prosecco, or a Shishito Margarita, blending shishito pepper-infused tequila, Ancho Reyes Verde and agave.

L27 Rooftop Lounge

Looking for the best view in Nashville? The aptly named L27 Rooftop Lounge offers incredible panoramic views of the city from the 27th floor of the Westin Downtown. Sip on a cocktail in a private bungalow poolside, or sit at the swanky bar with its mosaic tile and rustic bar stools. The floor-to-ceiling windows add to the ambiance with unfiltered views of downtown as you indulge in unique drinks like The Great Escape – Greenbrier Whiskey, lemon juice, peach and simple soda.

Up Rooftop Table & Tavern

There’s no better place for rooftop escapades than the bar that started it all – Up Rooftop Table & Tavern. Nashville’s first-ever indoor/outdoor rooftop bar, this popular spot located in the Fairfield Inn is home to fire pits, yard games and an expansive cocktail list. Sip on a classic espresso martini, or order something more unique, like a maple bacon old-fashioned. Be sure to come hungry – this joint serves everything from tacos to steak frites. The bar also hosts game nights, theme parties and live music.

Rooftop Lounge at Bobby Nashville

Towering ten stories above Nashville’s Art District, the Bobby Hotel’s Rooftop Lounge offers a unique bar experience in the heart of Music City. Play yard games like pickleball with Nashville’s skyline as your backdrop. Enjoy craft cocktails at a picnic table or relax in the vintage 1956 Scenicruiser. During the summer, enjoy live music at the Backyard Sessions, featuring performances by indie artists. Feeling peckish? The bar menu offers snacks and apps such as lobster empanadas, dry-rub chicken wings and burgers.

Acme Feed & Seed

Overlooking the Cumberland River, Acme Feed & Seed boasts multiple levels of fun, from live music on the first floor to cocktails and bites on the second floor and a rooftop patio. Located in a historic 1890 building, this local hangout celebrates all that makes Nashville unique – great music, food and craft beer. Relax on the rooftop patio with a craft beer (there are 28 on tap), dig into pulled pork tacos or sushi, and rock out with local bands on stage and the Acme Live radio show!

Zeppelin Nashville Rooftop Bar & Lounge

On the seventh floor of the TownePlace Suites® Nashville, the Zeppelin serves up classic cocktails, global-inspired cuisine and incredible views of the city. Indulge in elevated plates, from lemongrass potstickers to pan-seared Mahi-Mahi, Asiago-stuffed gnocchi and assorted salads. Sip craft cocktails like the Heartbreaker, a blend of Titos Vodka, lemon and pomegranate juice and simple syrup. Or, simply relax and watch the sunset as it dips below the skyline.

Rare Bird

Perched atop the chic Noelle Hotel, Rare Bird rooftop bar in Nashville offers stunning skyline views paired with a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy bird-themed craft cocktails like the “Macaw Me Crazy” and “Cockatoo Much of a Good Thing,” alongside delectable small bites such as truffle fries and Nashville hot wings. With cozy fire pits and plush seating, it’s the perfect spot for a sunset rendezvous or a night out with friends.

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

With its vibrant purple exterior and groovy live music, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge is hard to miss. This is more than just a bar—this landmark is where Willie Nelson, Dean Martin, and other artists have hit major career milestones. Explore three floors, each with its own bar and stage, along with a rooftop deck offering some of the best views of Broadway. Check out the Wall of Fame featuring photos and memorabilia. And sip fun cocktails like the Leah’s Key Lime Pie – whipped vodka, sprite and lime juice, while digging into a plate of nachos.

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