The top 4 bars for a special occasion in Nashville

5th & Taylor | Photo: Diana R./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 20, 2019.

Looking to try the best bars in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end bars in Nashville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

1. 5th & Taylor

PHOTO: josh r./YELP

Topping the list is 5th & Taylor. Located at 1411 Fifth Ave. N in Germantown, the bar, New American and Southern spot is the highest-rated high-end bar in Nashville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 915 reviews on Yelp. 

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"Inspired by Sunday dinners from his Chef Daniel Lindley's childhood, the menu features familiar yet refined expressions of traditional fare meant to foster a sense of community among guests," reads the restaurant's Yelp profile. Check out the upscale brunch, dinner and custom cocktail menus here. 

2. Urban Cowboy Public House

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Next up is Lockeland Springs's Urban Cowboy Public House, situated at 103 N. 16th St. With 4.5 stars out of 67 reviews on Yelp, the bar has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. The bar offers beer, wine and cocktails, and brunch is served on Sundays.

Yelper Alexa S., who reviewed Urban Cowboy Public House on Oct. 29, wrote, "Was absolutely dying for a hot toddy and this place delivered," and Yelper Heather W. noted, "So I honestly cannot say enough good things about the Public House in East Nashville. The outdoor patio with fireplaces and bonfire is absolutely perfect."

3. Henrietta Red


Germantown's Henrietta Red, located at 1200 Fourth Ave. N, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy New American spot, which offers seafood, desserts and more, 4.5 stars out of 309 reviews.

The restaurant, which has a full bar, specializes in raw oysters, fresh fish and upscale New American fare, such as braised lamb, beef tartare and chicken liver.

4. Margot Café & Bar

PHOTO: casey h./YELP

Margot Café & Bar, a rustic French and Italian restaurant in Historic Edgefield, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 320 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1017 Woodland St. to see for yourself.

Aside from European and Southern-inspired dinners and desserts, the restaurant serves handcrafted cocktails. Check out the full menu, which features grilled pork tenderloin, pan-roasted chicken breast and Gulf shrimp with rice grits, here.

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