The 18 Best Date Spots in Nashville


Have a Unique Dessert at Las Paletas Gourmet Popsicles

Who doesn’t love dessert? Las Paletas offers a wide variety of flavors such as Pineapple, Nutella, Hibiscus, Raspberry Creme, Lime, Pistachio, Avocado, Chocolate and many more. This is the perfect place to take your date on a hot summer night. See why all of Nashville is flipping out over popsicles.


Get Super Modern-Ritzy with Dinner at The Catbird Seat

If you’re wanting to pull out all of the stops and really impress a date, take them to the culinary holy grail of Nashville – The Catbird Seat. Patrons are seated at a u-shaped table around an open kitchen and are treated to an interactive culinary experience with multiple courses . The menu is always changing at the chef’s whim. Make reservations in advance, walk-ins are not accepted.


Enjoy Some Indie Films at Belcourt Theater

The Belcourt Theater ain’t your mother’s movie theater. Ditch the Hollywood blockbuster repertoire and check out some indie films.


Experience An Intimate Musical Performance at The Bluebird Cafe

If you and your date are music lovers, reservations at The Bluebird Cafe will surely impress. It is an intimate listening room with seating for less than 100 people. Acts featured over the years have included artists the likes of Bill Monroe, Emmylou Harris and Blake Shelton.


Have a Classic and Sophisticated Dinner at Germantown Cafe

If you’re looking for someplace that is no-nonsense and white-tablecloth, Germantown Cafe is the way to go. This is a classic, sleek and sophisticated place for a date. The menu is adventurous without being too exotic or experimental.


Have a Picnic With a Beautiful View at Love Circle

This is a beautiful location overlooking the city, perfect for a picnic or to just sit and watch the sunset. With a view this breathtaking, you’re never too old for make-out point.


Have a Chic and Modern Dinner at Etch

Excellent service with an impressive wine list and a menu which pushes the boundaries of “new American” cuisine. This is an upscale restaurant in the city which can easily accommodate vegans and vegetarians.


View the Work of Local Artists at Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Demonstrate your culture and sophistication by taking your date to experience the art of local, regional and national artists. New exhibitions flow through this Art Deco building every month or two, along with interactive exhibits and live musical performances.


Take a Tour of Corsair Artisan Distillery

Here’s one beer and whiskey enthusiasts can get excited about. Get a craft beer from the taproom to take with you on your tour –  the tour ends with the opportunity for a tasting of Corsair’s fine spirits. Sit out on the patio and enjoy the weather with one of Corsair’s exquisite cocktails.


Stroll Around Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art

If you’re an outdoorsy type, Cheekwood is the obvious choice for a date spot. It’s 55 acres of beautiful botanical garden by day, beautiful botanical art garden with a light sculptures by night. There are also ongoing exhibitions of sculpture and painting.



Enjoy Casual Fine-Dining at Sunset Grill

If you’re looking for a more laid-back place to enjoy the evening, wine and dine your date at The Sunset Grill. It’s been voted as having some of the best desserts in Nashville.


Have Wood-Fired Pizza at City House

If you’re looking for a more casual date experience, City House’s exquisite cocktails and unique atmosphere will not disappoint. Nashville natives rave about City House’s food, many calling it the best food in the city – at a reasonable price, even.


Sip Craft Cocktails at The Patterson House

The friendly staff and atmosphere, which hearkens to an early 20th-century speakeasy, complement what many in Nashville rave are the best cocktails in the city.


Pack a Picnic for the Picturesque Arrington Vineyards

Just a short drive out to the country will take you to the picturesque rolling hills of Arrington. Take a tour of the vineyard followed by a wine-tasting. If you’d like, you can bring your own picnic and purchase a bottle of wine to enjoy the acres of scenery.


Sample Unique Flavors of the South at Husk

Treat your beau to a hip, upscale and  unique dining experience. Husk serves cuisine made with locally-sourced ingredients from a menu which changes daily. The only rule which is strictly observed at Husk is “if it doesn’t come from the South, it’s not coming through the door.”


 Indulge Your Inner Wine Enthusiast at Rumours East

Rumours is located in a 1900’s VIctorian House. It provides a unique ambiance and an impressive wine list. Have a romantic night under the stars on their outdoor patio.


Climb the Walls at Climb Nasvhille

Climb Nashville is suitable for the more athletic types or those just wishing to do something out-of-the-box. Get some friendly competition in your date! Walls and classes are available for all skill levels.


Learn How to Blow Glass at Franklin Glassblowing Studio

Classes for beginners and the more advanced are offered for glassblowing and other methods of working with glass. Learn a new skill together and bring home what you’ve created in the studio to commemorate the date.