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Printer's Alley

between 3rd Ave N & 4th Ave N, an alley from Union St to Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37201
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Small, gritty street lined with some of Nashville's best bars and restaurants.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“boogie bar” (15 reviews)
“rainbow room” (12 reviews)
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between 3rd Ave N & 4th Ave N, an alley from Union St to Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37201
Downtown Nashville
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"bourbon street blues"
in 23 reviews
"boogie bar"
in 15 reviews
"rainbow room"
in 12 reviews
"strip club"
in 9 reviews
"blues club"
in 6 reviews
"great blues"
in 5 reviews
"live music"
in 16 reviews
"music venues"
in 5 reviews
"lots of history"
in 6 reviews
"nashville history"
in 5 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 6 reviews
"country music"
in 8 reviews
"skulls"
in 22 reviews
"karaoke"
in 28 reviews
"broadway"
in 65 reviews
"lofts"
in 6 reviews
"burlesque"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bars in a alley, sounds like a good time. Not worth the trip, very disappointing. There are 3 open bars, the rest closed or don't exist anymore. The website mentioned: FIDDLE AND STEEL GUITAR BAR - Not there BOURBON STREET BLUES AND BOOGIE BAR -...More

Thank HCFamily
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried to see the sights during the day and there was lots of construction going on around Printer's Alley. We assumed they may not have businesses open but it looked like many of the places were closed to not reopen....

Thank TN_Traveling_Couple1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is old school Nashville at its finest, many dives to hit, and the music variety is great, it is not all country and twanging in Nashville

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Right in the middle of all of the action of downtown Nashville night life, Printer's Alley is where many music greats began their careers. Choose from a variety of unusual music venues. You can imagine this as you stroll along this lively street in the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Neat place to check out once, but had more fun on Broadway. Might be a good place to visit before heading to Broadway bars if you are looking for a more wild crowd.

Thank Mtravels79
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Great area off the beaten track. Found by accident and was a unexpected good time. Will definitely plan on spending more time there when we go back in the future.

Thank dw33dvw
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

My parents remembered this from 35 years ago so we walked 3 blocks n of Broadway to a dark alley, its ok its marked and a hotel bought up the block closing all the bars that were a staple there! Really? Just a shame! The...More

Thank SnoopiMN
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

A friend recommended this area so we wanted to check it out. We found the alley easily and walked into Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar! Great Music and drinks with reasonable prices. We wished we would have had time to check out a few...More

Thank TahitiZ
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a local so we thought it would be good and I can imagine it would be... if there were more than about four bars open. There was a blues one, an English bar and Alley taps plus one more...More

Thank Millin1
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were looking forward to exploring this little alley and finding a bite to eat on our first night in Nashville. However, what we found was that there was really nothing there. Places were boarded up, but it looked like reconstruction was maybe about to...More

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muchos2017
30 November 2017|
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Response from Rick H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know off hand as I was all over the place. May I recommend you try Google Maps. They will be able to help you out. Sincerely Rick
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Justine R
28 July 2016|
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Response from Francois A | Reviewed this property |
The whole area is walking distance music row is a little further but still walkable
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JuJu4u
9 January 2016|
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no... just about everything is 21 and up.
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