Cozy Bars & Restaurants in Nashville

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When the weather gets cold, it’s time to get warm and cozy. But before you give up and hibernate at home in your PJs, try one of these low-lit, cozy spots in Nashville. These restaurants and bars combine a little classiness with coziness for a perfect cold night out on the town.

10 Cozy Bars & Restaurants in Nashville

Sinema (upstairs lounge)


Head upstairs at Sinema. You can grab a seat at the bar, but the couches are the best seats in the house.

Neighborhood: Melrose | Get More Details 

Patterson House

One of Nashville’s most beloved speakeasies, The Patterson House, embraces coziness with intimate seating and dim lighting. Phones are also heavily discouraged, which is a nice retreat from the norm.

Neighborhood: Midtown | Get More Details 

The Sutler (downstairs cellar)

Make your way down to The Sutler’s cellar for comfortable seating and conversation over candlelight.

Neighborhood: Melrose | Get More Details 


You probably won’t want to leave once you find Bastion. This hideaway in Wedgewood-Houston has a fabulous cocktail program and an assortment of seating. Bastion also has a cozy restaurant.

Neighborhood: Wedgewood-Houston | Get More Details

Bar Sovereign

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Bar Sovereign is an under-the-radar bar in SoBro, which has lodge-y décor, comfortable seating, and signature cocktails. If you can find it, this is a warm option in the downtown area.

Neighborhood: SoBro | Get More Details

Oak Bar


The Oak Bar at The Hermitage Hotel is a hidden gem. Get your blood flowin’ with a fancy glass of red.

Neighborhood: Downtown | Get More Details 

Embers Ski Lodge

Embers Ski Lodge - 12 South-12

Nothing says warmth like whiskey, and Embers has the biggest selection in Nashville. Bump elbows with other locals at the bar for extra warmth.

Neighborhood: 12 South | Get More Details 


If you’re looking for a fine-dining experience with an intimate atmosphere, etc. in Green Hills should be on your list. The food is divine, too.

Neighborhood: Green Hills | Get More Details 

Two Ten Jack

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Two Ten Jack’s ramen and sake are sure to heat things up. Get a booth or pull up a seat at the neighborly bar.

Neighborhood: East Nashville | Get More Details 

Chauhan Ale & Masala House

Chauhan Ale & Masala House - Nashville - Gulch-9

Warm up with spicy Indian cuisine at Chauhan. Make sure to get a booth and order a Mantra Saffron IPA.

Neighborhood: The Gulch | Get More Details 

Did we leave off your favorite cozy spot in Nashville? Let us know in the comments and we may add it to the list!

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