The 10 Best Neighborhood Bars in Tennessee!

When you think “neighborhood bar in Tennessee,” what comes to mind? The place where all your friends are guaranteed to be? The place where the bartenders know your name and what you drink? A low-key hangout where you can unwind after a long day of work? The best neighborhood bars do all of the above, but they’re more than just a place to get a drink—they’re a valued part of the community. Become part of the family at these 10 best neighborhood bars in Tennessee. 

1. Flying Squirrel Bar, Chattanooga, TN

This one-of-a-kind neighborhood Pub is a favorite for many reasons. For starters, it's 21 and up every day of the week (minus Sunday brunch). The cozy, clean, inviting atmosphere was specifically designed to foster conversation and good times with friends, while also encouraging you to make some new ones.  And the drink prices just can't be beat, especially if you visit during Happy Hour.

2. Neighbors Sylvan Park, Nashville, TN

This favorite local hotspot has a lot going for it. Sports, live music, drinking, and an outdoor patio give you plenty of reasons to visit. Best of all, you don't have to wait for happy hour to get the best prices. They always have something on special that's budget-friendly and can sate any appetite.

3. Tippers Neighborhood Pub, Clarksville, TN

Brimming with hot food, cold drinks, and plenty of entertainment to go around, tippers neighborhood Pub is the place to be when you and your friends need a night out. Here you can find all the classic pub favorites, including wings, burgers, and southern fried pickles, to name a few. Whether you're into Life music or just need to catch the big game, you won't find a better neighborhood bar in town.

4. The Germantown Pub, Nashville, TN

This place is a far cry from the typical Dive Bar neighborhood pub vibe, but that doesn't mean you'll feel any less like family when you visit. They've got plenty of seating options for creeps large or small, and plenty of TVs and entertainment to go around. And their outdoor patio, complete with twinkling lights, was made for conversations and good times with friends.

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5. Screwball’s Bar and Grill, Sevierville, TN

This family friendly sports bar has something for everyone. The beer is cold, the music is good, the food is fresh, and the service is impeccable. It's also THE place in town for karaoke, live music, and pool tournaments.

6. Rooster’s, Knoxville, TN

Roosters is part neighborhood hangout, part sports bar and restaurant, and 100 percent a great place to be. Half price food specials abound Monday through Wednesday, plus they have an extensive list of domestic and craft beers available. Since there's always something happening here, there's never a bad time to visit. 

7. Bluegrass Bar and Grill, Hendersonville, TN

With better than average bar food in the coldest beer in town, you'll want to grab a seat and stay there for a while. They have an ever-expanding list of your favorite beers and microbrews, as well as plenty of specials that are friendly on your wallet. They also have plenty of televisions throughout the bar so you never miss a play.

8. JB’s Pour House, Hermitage, TN

This isn't your typical Sports Bar. In fighting lighting, clean atmosphere, and a cozy Ambience contribute to this place of success as a neighborhood bar. There's always plenty of seating inside and out, so you and your friends always have somewhere to hang.

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9. Union Jack’s English Pub, Knoxville, TN

This neighborhood beer bar has been going strong for over two decades and counting. From the best service staff to the food to the outdoor patio to the beer selection, this place has it all. One visit and you'll want to make this your go to place anytime you're craving a pint. 

10. Tin Dog Tavern, Nashville, TN

This late-night favorite hotspot keeps the party going until 3 a.m. every day of the week. It's a dive bar, plain and simple, but it offers that home-like vibe that you can't find just anywhere. Your first visit certainly won't be your last.

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