What's it Like Living in Downtown Nashville?

Relocating to Nashville provides many living options. Whether you choose a suburb of the city or the center, you need to first do your research.

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What's it Like Living in Downtown Nashville?

Posted by Gary Ashton on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 2:21pm.

Downtown Nashville at Night - Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/35106989@N08/6829855190/

Relocating to Nashville provides many living options. Whether you choose a suburb of the city or the center, you need to first do your research. Downtown is a great area for the right type of person. Not everybody will love living downtown, however.

Museums & Other Attractions in Downtown Nashville

This is the center of entertainment in Music City and defines the city. When you live downtown, you will find a ton of entertainment within walking distance, along with all the shopping you desire. From the Shermerhorn Symphony Center to Bridgestone Arena, everything you could ask for is downtown. Other downtown attractions include:

  • Frist Center for Visual Arts
  • Ryman Auditorium
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Johnny Cash Museum
  • And so much More!

Live Music in Downtown Nashville

Live music is what the city is all about and downtown will provide you with more live music venues than any other part of Nashville. Along with the live music, you can enjoy excellent restaurants, such as:

  • The Capitol Grille
  • The Stock-Yard
  • Merchants
  • The Southern Steak & Oyster
  • Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
  • Jack's BBQ
  • And More!

From southern comfort food to fine dining, you'll find a variety of cuisines scatters around downtown.

Restaurants and Bars in Downtown Nashville

There are a number of restaurants and bars conveniently located in downtown Nashville, making them premiers stops when visiting venues like the Ryman Auditorium and Bridgestone Arena. For the best brews, spirits and eats, these local hot spots deliver.

The Corner Pub

A Vegas inspired sports bar with an impressive 48-foot LED video wall along with countless screens offers patrons 4 dozen draft beers and a diverse menu of classic and comfort fare.

The Frothy Monkey

Whether you crave breakfast and a beer, brunch and champagne or dinner and gourmet coffee, The Frothy Monkey will have you going bananas. This Nashville staple uses fresh, local ingredients and boasts gluten-free and vegan-friendly menu options.

Loser’s Bar and Grill

A self described dive bar, Loser’s is where local musicians and industry professionals frequent to chill out and enjoy live music and cold beer on tap.

The Urban Juicer

Arguably home to the best smoothies and locally sourced salads and wraps, The Urban Juicer doles out other healthy goods such as alkaline water, superfood boosts, cold-pressed juices and more.

Mellow Mushroom

This pizzaria and restaurant boasts a rooftop dining area and bar and specializes in pizza pies and calzones crafted with an array of fresh topping options. However, they dole out stellar hoagies and burgers along with homemade desserts.

The Palm

Known for top-notch service, prime cuts of meat and an ambiance of elegance, The Palm in downtown Nashville offers a variety of dishes that reflect the flavors of the region and beyond.

As you can see those living in or near downtown Nashville certainly don't go hungry or thirsty!

Other Attractions in Downtown Nashville

The nightlife is another huge part of the area with many famous honky-tonks including Tootsie's, Robert's Western World, Layla's Bluegrass Inn and Silver Dollar Saloon.

Of course, the city centers around music and you'll find plenty of it downtown. The best part about this area of Nashville is the variety. You can enjoy national acts or choose one of the local bands playing at a more intimate venue.

Singles, young couples and those without kids will love the downtown area. Some families will enjoy this type of living, but the area attracts singles more than families. The area is most loved by those looking for excellent music, great entertainment, abundant shopping and a fast-paced lifestyle.


Gary Ashton

The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

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