Jessica's Guidebook

Jessica

Musician living on the east side with a mild mannered cat.


Things to do in Nashville

318 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Right across from Mas Tacos is one of the best burgers in town. Weekends can have a wait, but it's well worth a huge outdoor patio, a farmhouse burger, and a housemade phosphate soda.

295 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious and local with a good beer selection. Get it by the slice or a whole pie. Now they've opened a faster slice option next door that's open late for closing time munchies.

283 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're looking for tacos to blow your mind, go here. Dan Auerbach's fav taco joint. Small, cute, and a lot of delicious food for super cheap. Tortilla soup is a must try!

226 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A must check out for coffee in East Nashville. Nationally famous for the brews and unique atmosphere. House made poptarts, macaroons, and biscuit sandwiches. Plus they've now opened for a lunch menu!

229 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of our favorite spots on the Broadway strip, home of famed Brazilbilly. Robert's is loved by tourists and locals alike. Try a famous fried bologna sandwich and PBR and give a pretty girl a twirl.

186 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pinewood hosts an indoor bowling alley AS WELL as an outdoor pool lounge complete with inground pool. Beyond awesome for a poolside drink, and their food and cocktails are also just as impressive.

176 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Overlooking the riverfront, ACME is three floors of a good time and a great view on Broadway. The food is affordable and delicious. The rooftop lounge is perfect to relax with a drink of your choice.

161 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best place to check out the local music scene 7 nights a week. Friendliest bartenders and famous for Motown Mondays, $2 Tuesdays, Country Wednesdays, and Live from Broadway Sunday nights.

#9

Two Ten Jack

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1900 Eastland Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

151 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The go to for ramen on the east side. Small plates and sushi are also prominent here. Just don't think about asking them to box up your leftover broth and noodles. They take this stuff seriously.

#10

3 Crow Bar

Drinks & NightlifeBars
1024 Woodland Street·Map·Hours·Website·

168 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Call it the bar mecca of Five Points. A popular neighborhood joint and always bustling. Really nice to hang out and people watch when they open up all the doors in warm weather. Smoking allowed.

126 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nashville is hot chicken crazy. Try one of Hattie B's two locations. Also worth checking out is Bolton's or Prince's. We take this stuff seriously.

346 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Mother church is a building block of Nashville music history and still hosts shows all the time. See what's going on while you're in town or take advantage of one of the daily tours offered!

162 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located in the middle of Centennial Park, stroll over to Nashville's Parthenon for an indoor tour of our own little slice of Rome.

78 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Voted one of Nashville's best, Treehouse is known for their fine small plates and on point patio. If you have a party of 4+ you can dine in a real treehouse. They're now serving until 3am as well.

#15

Dino's Bar

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 411 Gallatin Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

81 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nashville's oldest dive bar recently had a change in ownership & a remodel. Now smoke free & with an expanded menu. It has the same atmosphere with a lil extra now. Yummy greasy bar eats and beers.

#16

Opry Mills

ShoppingShopping Malls
433 Opry Mills Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

164 local Airbnb hosts recommend

On the site of the previous Opryland themepark (RIP) , this is the ultimate mall to do shopping. Check out the Opry Mills steamboat cruise nearby as well. It sails all the way to downtown and back!

#17

Santa's Pub

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 2225 Bransford Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

68 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the cities most famed spots. If you like karaoke and Christmas, you'll like this. Many a music video and celeb appearance have graced this cash and beer only trailer bar. So belt one out!

55 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want it, they probably have it. Grimey's is Nashville's most popular record store and check out their calendar for big name in-store shows for free on the regular. (With usually free beer)

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're looking for a Cap'n Crunch french toast or the most ultimate Bloody Mary bar, you're looking for a Mad Donna's weekend brunch. Delicious food and 2 for 1 weekend mimosas.

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Thai in a doublewide, don't let it throw you off. Thai Phooket is pretty delicious, clean, and cozy for being served in a trailer and one of Nashville's popular hidden gems.

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Very cool, very chill local hang out. "This Is It" in neon graces the front window, reminiscent of Blue Velvet. Mickey's stands by that motto. This is it and it feels like your go to bar back home.

87 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's not just any hotel. Take a stroll through and gawk at the indoor river (and boat) and lush jungle like walkways. They go all out during Holidays with amazing lights and a gigantic tree.

#23

The Cobra

Drinks & NightlifeBars
2511 Gallatin Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This east side punk rock bar hosts a diverse crowd and music selection. Themed dj nights usually grace the main bar, while next door, Foobar 2 hosts a frequent array of music artists.

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Andrew Jackson's homestead farm proves a very interesting trip to make and inclusive for the entire family. Check their website for their guided walking tour info and Holiday festivities.

72 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bet you didn't know a Bee Gee burned down Johnny Cash's house. Leave town an expert on the Man in Black from his birth to his death. Plus a very cool collection of memorabilia on display.

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sister bar of Robert's. Similar but way roomier. Live music 7 nights a week & you don't have to travel downtown. And If you're lucky they might be hosting one of their highly anticipated squaredances.

46 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the best local record stores complete with a petting zoo. Look out for their many events going on, from live in-store bands to drive in motorcycle movie nights.

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nestled into a charming alley, this pizzeria is an authentic gem. Sit outside underneath sparkling patio lights, or dine in and watch the kitchen in action. Kirby's favorite pizza in town.

#29

Third Man Records

ShoppingStores
$$· 623 7th Avenue South·Map·Hours·Website·

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Willy Wonka of record stores. Explore Jack White's own Third Man Records, now expanded. Pick up some new vinyl and take a peek at the cool interactive things to do in there.

#30

Old Made Good

ShoppingClothing Stores
$$· 3701B Gallatin Pike·Map·Hours·Website·

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

OMG is tucked off into the side of a shopping center and brimming full of fun, one of a kind furniture, household decor, and clothing.