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Small, gritty street lined with some of Nashville's best bars and restaurants.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Nashville, TN
Downtown Nashville
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The area is under construction. It was very hard to get around. Felt very unsafe with all the construction happening.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went at night to see what was happening. Several bars open, a few restaurants. One bar featuring Karaoke tried to induce us to come in, pointing out there were only 2 others in the place and we could sing the very next song. Um,...More

1  Thank tuc7k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a heads up, the entire alley is a construction zone and most places shut. If you were looking to see the old alley in all its charm, you will have to wait until construction is completed. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like it will be...More

1  Thank Che08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little different here but the stuff they have to offer is nice and within walking distance of other attractions. Stores nearby.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get away from the "tourist trap" area on Broadway, slip back to Printers Alley. Lots of good little hangouts with music and karaoke. There is some renovation going on now but will be back to great when they are done!!

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is some construction and a lot of closed up places. You do have a few unique off the beaten path bars along the way, but for the most part there is little down this way regardless of past lore.

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting place, bit of the beaten path but worth visiting. The blues bar is small but really cool, some really talented musicians, well worth a visit!

Thank desteck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fun walk through with friends. We stayed at the Indigo and this alley is literally right next door. Let's be clear- this is an alley and there is dirt, trash and liquids you don't want to inspect. But its a fun alley with...More

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel was situated just at Printer's Alley and I'd hoped to spend time there. Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar was someplace we planned to visit, but missed it (it's open and sounds great). However, given there was little else to do right now...More

Thank jpjpjpjpj
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Printers alley is just a block away from Broadway and where all the bustle and tourist are. Its great to go at night and see some blues and other ecletic stuff.

Thank Anthony C
Nearby Restaurants
Skull's Rainbow Room
473 reviews
.06 km away
Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar
147 reviews
.06 km away
Back Alley Diner
266 reviews
.12 km away
Fleet Street Pub
163 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Downtown Nashville
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.18 km away
Nashville Convention and Visitor's Bureau
55 reviews
.16 km away
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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
9 January 2016|
Response from Summer G |
no... just about everything is 21 and up.
Kerry H
5 March 2015|
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Response from Shirley K | Reviewed this property |
You might try the Omni Nashville but it has been sometime since I was there so you might want to double check on that. Have a safe and fun trip!