Microbreweries & Sports Bars
Sometimes you just need to kick back with a cold brew and watch the game. Sample some Tennessee-brewed craft beers, make some new friends at a local sports bar.
If it's microbreweries you're looking for, Tennessee has some of the best. Start out in Chattanooga's riverfront entertainment district, where you'll find the Big River Grille and Brewing Works, which has now expanded with a second Chattanooga location and a Nashville spot. At all three, you'll find award-winning ales and lagers in addition to innovative cuisine. For a sports-themed spot to relax, try the Chattanooga Billiard Club in an historic downtown building, a great place for lunch as well as late-night gathering.
In Knoxville, meet up with the Vol fans at Old College Inn on the UT Strip or head downtown to the Downtown Grill & Brewery for craft brewed beers and tasty food, either inside the restaurant or on the street-front patio. All Calhoun's locations offer top-notch micro-brewed beers, from the riverfront location, at Bearden Hill, and all the way to the marina location on Fort Loudon Lake.
Relax at Depot Street Brewing in Jonesborough, Tennessee's oldest town. In the Tri-Cities, stop by Smoky Bones Bar & Fire Grill in Johnson City. Or head to middle Tennessee, for a stop at the Black Horse Pub & Brewery in Clarksville. Nashville's Yazoo Brewing Company has tours and a tasting room where you can try their smooth, drinkable beers in a variety of flavors.
Situated on McGavock Pike away from the hustle of Second Avenue, the Nashville Palace is one of the largest country music clubs on the east side of Music City. Plastered with autographed photos and murals of country singers, the bar offers tourists a full menu and live music most nights if you can hear it. ...more
Numan's Cafe and Sports Bar
The largest billiard center in northeast Tennessee, Numan's covers two floors with 23 pool tables, two complete bars, a 120-seat restaurant and a 5-table fun poker room. With karaoke downstairs and a band area upstairs, fun is everywhere. ...more
Paris Landing State Park
Paris Landing State Park sits on the western shore of Kentucky Lake at its widest point. With three miles of water from shore to shore, there is plenty of room for boating, skiing, swimming, fishing and soaking up the sun. ...more
Roaming Gnome, Sevierville
Always providing a gnome of a good time at The Roaming Gnome! We're a laid back, relaxed pub with good food, good drinks and a place to hang out with good friends. The Roaming Gnome Pub & Eatery or "The Gnome" as locals refer to us, is a laid back informal pub, a great place to hang out and have a frosty cold beer. ...more
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Big River is dedicated to keeping alive homemade, hand-brewed beer and made-from-scratch food. With an onsite brewery and guaranteed fresh ingredients, Big River Grille and Brewery Works provides great food and award winning beer seven days a week. ...more
The first salsa nightclub located in downtown Memphis, The Rumba Room is introducing Latin culture to the midsouth through food, music and dance. The Rumba Room specializes in Latin food, tropical mixed drinks and live entertainment. ...more
Rocking downtown Nashville with the hometown sounds that locals and tourists alike have come to love, this live country music bar has never seen a boring moment. Friday and Saturday nights are extremely busy, and you can find Nashville's up and coming musicians no more than an arms length away. ...more
Smoky Mountain Brewery - Knoxville
<p>On site Microbrewery, BBQ Ribs & Wings, Hand-Tossed Pizza, Steaks, Burgers, Subs & Salads, Italian Specialties. Live music, trivia games and open mic nights. ...more
Smoky Mountain Brewery - Maryville
On site Microbrewery, BBQ Ribs & Wings, Hand-Tossed Pizza, Steaks, Burgers, Subs & Salads, Italian Specialties. Live music, trivia games and open mic nights. ...more