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The Second Fiddle

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
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Address: 420 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
Phone Number:
+1 615-248-4818
11:00 - 03:00
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Mon - Fri 14:00 - 03:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 03:00

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Great time

Like all places on Broadway, a huge part of how these bars are enjoyed depends on the live music. I was happy to enjoy afternoon shows on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was a full... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Megan L
Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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399 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like all places on Broadway, a huge part of how these bars are enjoyed depends on the live music. I was happy to enjoy afternoon shows on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was a full band with a fellow with a good-sized beard. I can't remember his name but they did a really good job. On Sunday, there was a great... More 

Thank Megan L
Depere, WI
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick drink on the way back to our hotel. There was a band playing who was pretty decent. Our biggest disappointment is that we asked for two drinks and two waters and instead of giving us two cups of water, they charged us for two bottles of water. We are in the United States where... More 

1 Thank Elise0319
Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We decided to bar crawl and listen to as many bands as possible and I think we got an 'A+' on that self test ! This Honky Tonk didn't disappoint and we enjoyed a couple of jars & the Music and even packed service was still good & fast !

1 Thank Skeney57
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

walking by we heard a 6 piece bank playing. a lot of antiques and radios behind the bar. bartender was great communicator and entertaining. drinks were reasonable. music was excellent. I would go back next time I get to Nashville.

1 Thank jahyellowbird
Ft. Lauderdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We hit a lot of places on the strip and a lot were overcrowded, young and just unbearable to enjoy. This place was a gem. Not packed, great live band, bar staff excellent and you could actually move around and dance by your table. We mostly saw couples and some groups but ages looked between late 20's to 50's give... More 

Thank handsmoffcr
Houston, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Almost walked by this little gen but the staff convinced us to give it a try and we were not disappointed! Loved the older country music the band played and was able to get a table & spend a couple hours there.

Thank Amy C
Jackson, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We are here for the Packer game this weekend and have been trying out a few bars - this is one that I would recommend for sure! If course it's crowded but still room to maneuver around. Staff was very nice and fast even with all the people! The band was fabulous too! Will likely be going back again sometime... More 

Thank Lisa T
Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

On our recent vacation we wandered the honky tonks, looking for the best place to spend most of our evening. Hopping around on previous trips proved to be a waste of time, so we had hoped to find 1 or 2 good locations to relax and enjoy the show. This was a great find, with a band that played a... More 

1 Thank Travelgurl1956
Miamisburg, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were coaxed in by the bouncer and we're glad we went in. Good music but the crowd was mellow so we had more fun at other bars.

Thank paolat257
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went by with 8 friends (one in a wheelchair, to which everyone was accommodation) Beer was VERY expensive.; Good entertainment.

Thank Jmgslee

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