We’re raising a glass and toasting to local sip-worthy spots shaking things up in the happy hour department.
Think: deals on bottles of wine, discounts for showing your Nashville sports team pride, and entertainment beyond the sip.
Here are 45 places with amazing drink specials around Music City.
🍸 Keeping spirits up
Thistle & Rye | Wednesday-Sunday, 4-6 p.m. | Keep your happy hour sips fresh with a $10 weekly rotating specialty cocktail.
The Dutch | Monday-Friday, 5-7 p.m. | “Social Hour” includes $2 oysters, $5 beers, $7 glasses of wine, and $8 rotating local craft cocktails — plus, other Social Hour menu bites like eggplant dip, lil’ oyster sandwiches, and Canal Street pork ribs.
Marsh House | Monday-Friday, 5-6 p.m. | Choose between one beer, wine, bubbles, or cocktail option — we’re eyeing the “Good Samaritan,” and pair it with discounted oysters, tomato salad, and sliders.
Miel | Tuesday-Friday, 4:30-6 p.m. | $5 select wine and rocks cocktails, as well as tasty appetizers including spicy chicken thighs and marinated olives.
Boqueria | Monday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m. | Cheers to $8 sangría while satisfying your sweet tooth with $4-$10 desserts and tapas.
Pancho & Lefty’s | Monday-Thursday, 2-6 p.m. | Calling all tequila lovers. Add this happy hour to your list with half-price select margaritas, beers, and tequilas — plus, Cinco De Every Month, which includes $4 select margaritas and half-off select beer all day on the fifth day each month.
🍺 Beer lovers
Bearded Iris Brewing | Monday-Friday, 12-4 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close (Sylvan Supply) and Monday-Friday, 5-6 p.m. (Germantown) | $3 Homestyles and well shots, as well as $2 off draft pours are offered at both taprooms.
Jackalope Brewing Co. | Days vary, open-close | Receive $1 off pints on Nashville SC home match days when you wear your team gear to The Ranch.
Edley’s Bar-B-Que | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | $1 off draft beers pair nicely with an Edley’s pulled pork sandwich. Plus, Edley’s Bushwackers are $5 on Wacker Wednesdays and you can get two-for-one drafts on Thursdays.
Von Elrod’s Beer Hall and Kitchen | Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 2-6 p.m. | Get the whole crew together for $1 off pretzels, beer, wine, cocktails, and shandies — not offered on First Horizon Park event days.
Butchertown Hall | Monday-Thursday, 3-5 p.m. and Sunday, 4-6 p.m. | Switch up the happy hour fun with weekly rotating $4-$5 beers paired with discounted bar food favorites like queso blanco and brisket nachos.
🌙 Late-night gems
Makeready L&L | Tuesday-Thursday, 5-7 p.m. | Expect half-price wine, cocktails, and $7-$10 bites during the week — plus, a late night happy hour Thursday-Saturday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Makeready L&L bar.
Jonathan’s Grille | Daily, open-close | Food and drink specials vary each day and a special late night happy hour from 10 p.m.-close daily features two-for-one beers and discounts on our favorite nighttime snacks like $8 fried pickles and spinach dip.
Monday Night Preservation Co. | Monday-Thursday, 12-10 p.m. | Get a free draft pour with any to-go beer order Monday-Thursday + drink up two for ones on Token Tuesdays.
🍽️ Hungry for meal deals
The Southern Steak and Oyster | Friday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m. | Weekend warriors and foodies just go hand in hand. Enjoy oyster specials on the weekend + up to three hours of free validated parking in the Pinnacle Garage.
Cafe Roze | Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m. | An upscale dinner with deals on oysters, seasonal crudités, and french fries. Bonus: The wine menu is expansive with over 20 bubbles, rosés, reds, and whites to choose from.
Blue Sushi Sake Grill | Monday-Saturday, 2-5:30 p.m. and Sunday, all day | Nearly 60 starters, plates, rolls, and desserts are on this expansive happy hour food menu — plus, sip favorites like the Night Swim Sake.
Five Points Pizza | Monday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. | At both locations, get any slice and a draft for $8, plus, a cheese or pepperoni slice paired with a High Life or PBR for $5.
🍷 Off the vine
The Hampton Social | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | Half-off Vie Vite Rosé (The Hampton Social Special Edition), rosé of the day, and pizzas.
Otto’s | Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m. | After all, what pairs better with $5 house wines than a $10 cheese board? Also, enjoy $1 off drafts and well drinks.
Hathorne | Monday-Saturday, 5-6 p.m. | “Joyful Hour” includes $2 off wines by the glass, $10 off wines by the bottle, $8-$10 cocktails, and $5 beers.
Sinema Restaurant + Bar | Tuesday-Friday, 5-7 p.m. | The rock ‘n’ roll-themed space features $7 select wines by the glass, as well as $8 classic cocktails and $5 draft beer.
Ellington’s | Monday-Thursday, 4-6 p.m. | At the bar only, enjoy $7 wine by the glass with a rotating selection — plus, $6 well drinks, $5 rotating beers, and $9 cocktails like the Honest Thief (strawberry and rhubarb-infused bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, lemon, simple syrup, and peach bitters).
💰 Biggest bargains
Sonny’s Patio Pub and Refuge | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | Your wallet will thank you with half-off wells, Montucky Cold Snack, and Bud Light Cans — plus, $5 “Good Mood Food” (smaller versions of regular menu items) like pretzel bites and Sonny’s nachos.
STK | Monday-Friday, 3-6:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 3-5:30 p.m., and Sunday-Thursday, 10 p.m.-close | Wine and dine on a budget with various menu items priced at $3, $6, or $9 (like oysters, truffle fries, and beef tartare) — plus, discounted signature cocktails and select wine by the glass.
Neighbors (Germantown) | Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. | Sip on half-priced drafts, bottles, and well drinks after the work day — plus, enjoy two-for-one drafts, bottles, and well drinks during the same time at the Sylvan Park location.
Puckett’s | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | Draft beers, mules, and A. Marshall wine by the glass can be purchased for $5 and under.
Doughbird | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | The drink options are endless with $5 sangria and house wines, $9 cocktails and frozens (we’re eyeing the spicy blackberry margarita), $4 Coors Light, and $5 Bearded Iris Homestyle.
📅 Weekend warriors
Embers Ski Lodge | Daily, 3-7 p.m. | Wind down from the week at this vacation-esque spot featuring big boy pours on all whiskeys, two-for-one drafts and bottles, and $6 wines by the glass.
I Love Sushi | Daily, 4:30-7 p.m. | We love a daily happy hour — score $2 off all drinks all week and weekend long.
etch | Monday-Friday, 4–6:30 p.m. and Saturday, 4-5:30 p.m. | Dinner is served. This happy hour special features discounted plates like steak carpaccio and octopus and shrimp bruschetta, plus, $4-$8 beers, wines, and cocktails.
etc. | Monday-Saturday, 4-6:30 p.m. | Served only at the bar, order an array of $4 drafts, $6 wines, and $8 house cocktails.
☀️ Fun in the sun
Pastaria | Sunday-Thursday, 5-6 p.m. | Pair an $11 old fashioned or Aperol spritz with discounted apps, pizzas, and pastas — plus, get free parking in the garage.
Fat Bottom Brewing | Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m. | Snag buy-one-get-one Fat Bottom drafts on the spacious outdoor patio.
M.L.Rose | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | Enjoy $1 off appetizers, liquor, wine, and beer — plus, stay later on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays (depending on location) for team trivia nights inside.
PROOF | Daily, 4-7 p.m. | Take in rooftop views of The Gulch and downtown while sipping on $5 draft beers and $8 specialty cocktails.
⏰ Powering past the hour
Scout’s Pub Midtown | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. and 8 p.m.-close | Pair half-off starters with a $5 well liquor, $4 non-seasonal pint, or any A. Marshall 6 ounce wine for $6.
The Slider House | Daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Select drink specials like the summery $5 blood orange mimosa and half-off all appetizers Monday through Friday from 2p.m. to 6 p.m.
Aladdin’s | Daily, 3-8 p.m. | Sip on $3 domestic bottles with discount $14 hookahs.
🎮 Specials with added perks
Tennessee Brew Works | Monday-Friday, times vary | This Nashville favorite holds a “Top Shelf Tuesday” with spirit specials lasting all day and a writer’s round performance — each day features live music.
Game Terminal | Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. | Get your game on with 138 free arcade games and $6 draft beer and well drinks.
Jasper’s | Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m. | Watch the big game on the TVs, or challenge your friends in the game room and at the shuffleboard table while enjoying discounted frozens, beers, house wines, and ice chest favorites.
Layer Cake | Monday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m. | Outside of discounted cocktails, beers, and wines, the downtown hotspot features Ladies Night (all-day specials) and free trivia on Thursdays.
❤️ Happy hours that give back
Lockeland Table | Monday-Saturday, 4-6 p.m. | “Community Hour” includes $7 snacks to share, $7 drinks, and kids food specials with a portion of proceeds benefiting parent teacher organizations in Middle Tennessee.
Sedona Taphouse | Monday-Friday, 3-6:30 p.m | Outside of Happier Hour, Monday’s Dine Out for Charity donates $2 from every 50% off plate to a local charity.