5th & Taylor
If you’ve ever dined at 5th & Taylor, you know that the decor is just as much part of the experience as the food. And that same aesthetic reaches outside to the garden bar, featuring a mixture of tables and bench seating, a centerpiece fountain and a large outdoor bar.
1411 5th Ave N Nashville, TN 37208 Visit website
Acme Feed & Seed
There is probably no better view of Broadway and the Cumberland River than that from Acme Feed & Seed’s rooftop patio. The space wraps around the corner of 1st and Broadway, allowing guests two different Nashville photo ops. There is also a full bar and both covered and open air seating options.
101 Broadway Nashville, TN 37201 Visit website
Bella Napoli Pizzeria
The courtyard at Bella Napoli is an unexpected surprise, nestled between businesses inside the Edgehill Village development. On a nice night the setting can make for a rather romantic dining spot, and live music is often featured on the weekends during warmer weather.
1200 Villa Pl Ste 206 Nashville, TN 37212 Visit website
Blue Moon Waterfront Grille
Nashville as a whole severely lacks in waterfront dining options, but the Blue Moon Waterfront Grille overlooking Rock Hill Marina is one of the very few places where you can enjoy a great waterfront view along with your meal.
525 Basswood Ave Nashville, TN 37209 Visit website
The floor to ceiling glass doors at the front of Epice’s dining room open up to the patio, giving outside diners an inclusive feeling and those inside a taste of al fresco dining, and allowing everyone to take in the energy of the bustling 12 South neighborhood.
2902 12th Ave S Nashville, TN 37204 Visit website
Hattie B's Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s West Nashville location certainly has a leg up on their Midtown spot when it comes to outdoor seating. The large, partially covered patio offers picnic table and high-top seating options, and you can practice your cornhole skills while waiting for your order to arrive.
5209 Charlotte Pike Nashville, TN 37209 Visit website
Holland House Bar & Refuge
When Holland House's outdoor space got a major upgrade a few years back, it automatically became one of the best patios in town. With brick under foot, the restaurant's herb garden and ample seating, it's a great spot for a warm weather hang.
935 W Eastland Ave Nashville, TN 37206 Visit website
Few outdoor spaces can compare to Pinewood Social's, where you can enjoy tiki drinks from the Airstream bar while playing bocce ball and ping pong, or lounge in the two wading pools.
33 Peabody St Nashville, TN 37210 Visit website
Rolf & Daughters
The patio at Rolf & Daughters has a cozy, neighborhood vibe as patrons dine in the shadow of the Werthan Lofts building while overlooking the heart of Germantown. String lights and wooden planters add to the backyard feel of the street-front patio.
700 Taylor St Nashville, TN 37208 Visit website
Located in the Lockeland Springs neighborhood, Rumours East offers guests a true backyard dining experience, with a variety of seating situated beneath the large pergola, around the fire pit and throughout the rest of the landscaped outdoor space.
1112 Woodland St Nashville, TN 37206 Visit website
The Pharmacy draws a crowd for its killer beer garden as well as its burgers, wursts and changing tap menu. The large landscaped outdoor space offers plenty of picnic table seating, with string lights overhead helping it transition from daytime to evening dining.
731 McFerrin Ave Nashville, TN 37206 Visit website