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Best things to do in Nashville

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“This is one of the best Disc Golf courses around. If you have never played there are always a ton of locals that will show you the ropes. The are discs in the games locker in the loft.”
3 locals recommend
Gay Bar
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“Great drinks, fresh squeezed grapefruit - get the greyhound its AMAZING! LBTGQ bar - more of a male bar than female. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Sometimes amazing! Can be hit or miss. But when it's good it is incredible. If you do not like something, send it back and order something else. It will come out wonderful.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Close by, this little Mom and Pop place is especially good for breakfast and lunch”
2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“"Uhhhh hello lasagna and garlic knot!." This is one of our go to Friday nights take outs. We also get their caprese salad as well. Haven't tried their pizza or other menu items yet. ”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“No atmosphere to speak of, but the best Vietnamese food in the city- cash only”
6 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
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“The epitome of all things local and cozily situated in East Nashville, Alegria offers jewelry, handbags, candles, soaps, clothing and a slew of other pretty pieces and accessories.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“High-end Japanese food with one of the best lunches in town. The husband-and-wife chef team of Trey Burnette and Jess Benefield build off their popularity at East Nashville izakaya Two Ten Jack with their second restaurant located on the ground floor of a new SoBro office tower. In addition to a dynamite bar program featuring sakes and whiskey, the chefs have developed a menu of delicious elevated Japanese dishes that will stretch the palates of Nashville diners. A new lunch offering should prove quite popular thanks to ramen and noodle dishes plus bento box-like sets of miso soup, tsukemono (literally “pickled things”) rice and a rotating roster of main dishes. They also serve a killer burger at the midday meal.”
4 locals recommend
Route
“Everything from every genre under the sun and some of Nashville's best local artists that you won't find on Broadway.”
4 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“I've been on this, and it is a lot of fun! It is BYOB, but at least when I went on it, they didn't have a planned bathroom stop. This may have changed as it was a couple of years ago. Go have fun, just check on this detail if you think you will need it before diving into your cooler!! Please note if you choose the pick up in the Opryland area, it is BEHIND the Nashville Palace in the parking lot. Not inside or out front.”
4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Falcon's iced coffee is the best in town. I go there everyday and their vegan menu is simply perfect. It's also a female-owned business, so go support.”
4 locals recommend
Store
“If someone gave me this ice cream and told me that it was vegan I would thought they were big fat liars. This has to be hands down the best vegan ice cream I have ever had. Super creamy and although they use a coconut base the ice cream did not taste coconutty! I had the mint chocolate chip...so delicious...so flavorful.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking for a more upscale local dining experience? Then Firebirds is the place! ”
4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is your local "Meat and Three" that serves Southern Comfort food. Nothing fancy, just food like Grandma made.”
6 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Best place for trivia on Wednesday nights, perfect taste of Midtown happenings and, obviously, great sliders!”
6 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“We have friends that work here and with a few days warning they can set you up with an awesome personalized trail ride. Ask for Melanie to guide you.”
4 locals recommend