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Printer's Alley

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Address: Nashville, TN
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Small, gritty street lined with some of Nashville's best bars and...

Small, gritty street lined with some of Nashville's best bars and restaurants.

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We loved the Boubon Street Blues club- very nice venue- great music, not as crowded as the Bars on Broadway...and the food was better than any of the Broadway places...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the Boubon Street Blues club- very nice venue- great music, not as crowded as the Bars on Broadway...and the food was better than any of the Broadway places...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In all fairness we walked down this alley on St. Patrick's Day afternoon. We walked into the Blues place and nothing happening?? I guess this is where you go at night. Anyway there is alot of construction and delivery trucks impeded the walk down the alley. My thinking is we picked the wrong time of day to visit.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A fun and quick tour down Printer's Alley in Nashville is a must. Stopped in at a little pub for a drink and some excellent Mac n Cheese. Music was good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a place to grab a drink, where you can hear the people you're with and not fight the crowds-- there are plenty of places on Printer's Alley. There's a cool karaoke bar, there's a higher end sort of bar-- a little bit of everything, depending on your mood. If you've been here a couple nights, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but fun side area apart from the main area of Broadway. Great lofts to rent and close to Music on Broadway. Take your photo in the show girls cut outs. Good music and fewer people than broadway. Interesting buildings being developed nearby such as old banks so it looks like an up & coming area. Not... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw a sign with Printers Alley on it, and then the same standard bars and restaurants as most other streets in Nashville. The historical significance is lost with the crowds and crowded cars. Broadway much better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is not far from Honky Tonk Row, and leads down to the riverfront. There are lots of old buildings to look at, and it makes a great start to your riverwalk voyage. We started here, walked down to the river, and follwed it to the pedestrian bridge. Great views all around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Printers Alley, go to Mikes Ice Cream! It was delicious! The chocolate coated waffle cone is the BEST!

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Thank Karen M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Original area where a lot of famous stars used to hang out and play music back in the day. Most action is now on Broadway Street.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved stumbling onto this area and listening to blues! I would definitely come back and tell people about this area!

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