We love everything about Acme Feed & Seed, from the great food to the live music. But it gets even better when the weather is nice enough for lounging on the patio. Right next to the water, Acme’s rooftop patio overlooks both the Cumberland River and a large portion of Downtown. Their schedule often includes “Way Up Dance Parties” with DJs playing music right on the rooftop. Check their schedule to see who they’ve got going up.
We know, we know. Tootsies is the tourist capital of Nashville. BUT it does have a pretty amazing rooftop. We suggest this spot for the occasion when you’ve got friends in from out of town and you want to give them a strong dose of Nashville honky tonk. The rooftop provides a great view of Lower Broadway and all of the special characters that walk down it. This is yet another great spot for live music, especially since Tootsies has several different stages with bands playing on each stage throughout the whole day.
Relatively new to the scene in Nashville, UP's rooftop lounge provides an amazing view of the skyline and a slightly more classy environment. This lounge serves uniquely crafted cocktails and shareable plates that are suitable for a meal if you’re really hungry. It’s perfect for a date or a night out with friends. We recommend that you make a visit to this rooftop lounge a few times this summer.
Located right on Lower Broadway, Pub5 is another great spot for people-watching. It’s also a great stop before or after an event at Bridgestone. Directly across from the arena, the rooftop patio overlooks much of Downtown and Lower Broad. And if you go during lunch hours, don’t forget to take advantage of the free valet parking. When you do go, opt for the tacos, which include varieties such as lamb, salmon, and tempeh.
If you’re looking for a rooftop spot that’s suitable for the whole family, Soulshine Pizza Factory can’t be beat. Enjoy the nice weather, a view of the city, and a big stone-baked pizza to share with family and friends. Soulshine’s rooftop also frequently features live local musicians.
Believe it. There’s an awesome rooftop bar above the George Jones Museum and it’s definitely worth a visit. Referred to as “The George” and located by the river (and right in the heart of Downtown), this rooftop spot provides a scenic view of Nashville, the Cumberland River, and Nissan Stadium. And, as should be expected by now, you can often catch live music playing up there.
Virago’s outdoor space has a formal dining vibe with artistically served cuisine and some rather fancy cocktails, and is perfect for a filling meal -- especially on Monday’s, when its sushi is half-off and cocktails and sake are two-for-one. Sushi with a view… or should we say... viewshi? No, probably not, actually.