If you've ever been on the working side of a customer service job, you may know that there are guidelines set in place to assure that your customers receive the best service possible. It's easy to forget, when on the other side of the fence, that certain actions, gestures and overall attitudes go a long way to ensure that you'll receive the service you deserve as a customer! Whether we're talking one on one with a server, or with a business itself, we want you to think nothing of the best of what Nashville has to offer. Follow our tips below, and you'll have nothing less than a perfect experience:
Make a Reservation/Call Ahead
Make Payment/Tab Arrangements
Keep Your Bags Small
Keep Your ID at the Ready
Review Rules and Regulations Ahead of Time
Say Thank You
Long road trips are made for gabbing with your besties. When you've got a long weekend ahead, save the smalltalk for your inevitable Uber or cab rides when we all know you're NOT interested in chatting with the driver! For your listening pleasure, we've compiled a list of our favorite audiobooks perfect for your girls' weekend roadtrip!
If you're traveling from an hour away or from a different country, packing is all the same. It's tedious, frustrating and easy to get overwhelmed. Before you dust off the trusty luggage, take a few minutes to sit back, relax and get some much needed organizational assistance from some lovely ladies on YouTube. They've got all the tips and tricks to make packing for your bachelorette weekend a breeze!
Nashville has great food, great views and great nightlife. We've chosen some of our favorite venues with impeccable outdoor seating to help you narrow your search!
Kung Fu Saloon
1921 Division Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Kung Fu Saloon is still one of Midtown's newest attraction-- that's right, we said attraction. True, you can select amazing food and drinks from their diverse and delectable menus! You can even get some pretty sweet deals during Happy Hour. Kung Fu Saloon is about more than just whetting your appetite; it's about the experience. Take a break from adulthood and partake in game play from across the ages. Munch with Ms. Pac-Man, defend the galaxy with Galaga or for those of you all about giving MAXIMUM EFFORT there's always free skee ball! But what about the patio? Beautiful summer weather calls for giant Jenga, cornhole and a variety of other activities while sipping on a frosty beverage outdoors.
401 11th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
This isn't your conventional patio. Take in the sights of the city from the rooftop of the Thompson Hotel at L.A. Jackson! Day or night, the beautiful scenery and gourmet menu are an experience to behold. Share a bite of their kettle corn made with house cooked bacon and pecans or dive into a juicy L.A. Jackson burger. View the full menu and drink selection here. For your private party/event fill out the form on their website!
2526 12th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37204
Visit Bartaco in the 12 South district for a vacation within your vacation---- it's vacay-ception! Partake in tacos, tequila and a totally chill environment. Take a seat at the bar indoors or enjoy why this little getaway is really on this list: The patio. Comfortable seating that feels more like a resort lounge, optimum service and a cold beverage will make the most of your Music City Summer! Contact for your private event!
33 Peabody Street
Nashville, TN 37210
Pinewood Social is a premium hangout spot on the cusp of Nashville's hottest nightlife. Not to mention, it's one of Nashville's largest patio venues with a pool and a bowling alley. Everything you could possibly want for some Summer fun is within reach at Pinewood. Check out their amazing menu with beverages to compliment. Schedule your group reservation today!
The Pharmacy: Burger Parlor & Bier Garten
731 Mcferrin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206
Keep it casual at the ultimate Music City burger joint. Inside the atmosphere is amazing, but enjoy some fresh air out in the Bier Garten. We recommend the Pharmacy Burger and a cold one. They don't take reservations and getting in the door can be a handful, so avoid the lines with this handy app.
1524 Demonbreun Street
Nashville, TN 37203
South brings you into the world of true Southern delicacies combined with Nashvegas style nightlife. The hype about South's patio isn't necessarily the patio itself, but the journey it opens you up to. Start your night off at South and journey down Demonbreun, weaving in and out of each bar and restaurant's open patio setting. From South you may find yourself dancing the night away at Frisky Frogs or throwing a couple of beers back at Tin Roof. Have a bite and a drink, then see where the night takes you! Peruse their gourmet Southern provisions here.
Whether you're road tripping it to Music City with your Bride Tribe or just need some musical motivation while getting ready for your night out on Broadway, we've got the hits for you! From oldies-but-goodies that will bring back ALL the nostalgia to today's top hits, you'll be jamming all weekend long to our favorite picks! Bring on the hotel dance parties and car karaoke! Here are our top 17 hits for NASHlorette bash in 2017:
Hold On (from "Bridesmaids")
If you're headed to a girls' weekend getaway in Music City, you've probably got enough on your mind already without worrying about what to pack! We've compiled a list to take the stress off. Don't miss this easy guide to what to pack for a weekend away in Nashville!
Clothing & Shoes
Even if you repeat an outfit, you can change up your look entirely with a little hair and makeup!
Electronics & Accessories
Don't be left in the dark! Keep you personal items together and at full battery power all weekend long!
All in One
Other Helpful Apps
When five best friends from college reunite after a decade apart, things get wild. Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz and Jillian Bell star in this ULTIMATE bachelorette bash flick. Check out the trailer below!
"Rough Night" premiers on June 16 at a theater near you! So whether it's been a decade since your own bachelorette party, or you're gearing up to head to Music City with your girls this Summer, this is the movie for you and your girls. And though this movie seems like it will have some incredible takeaways, maybe some of the plot can be taken as a lesson in "what not to do." Like don't kill a stripper and attempt to cover it up, but do have the bonding experience of a lifetime with the TRUE loves of your life: your best friends.
More Hot Spots
We're pulling back the curtain on some of the best recreations of the ICONIC Bridesmaids (2011) pose ("cause it's called civil rights, and it's the 90s!"). These funny ladies graced the cover of this gut-busting film, and began a wedding/bachelorette tradition that has stood the test of time. Showcase the personalities of your best gal pals by recreating this pose yourselves! For now, sit back with your pink lemonade and your stolen puppy and take a look at these perfect recreations.... along with our favorite movie quotes!
Looking for other poses to recreate on your special day? Check out 21 of the post perfect poses to incorporate into your photos!
Dare to Wear
Champs on Ice
"(Head)bands make her dance"
We know we have SO many brides-to-be coming into Music City this weekend to partake in the music, the culture and the scenery. Whether you meant to or not, if you're taking to the streets in Nashville this weekend you'll be in the middle of one of the biggest drinking holidays in the country: St. Patrick's Day. The music may be a little different, the culture is going to be Irish-for-a-day and the only greenery you're really going to see this weekend is the green beer! Don't know what to do on this, most wonderful of days? Well, lucky you! We've got you covered!
The Lucky 'Stache Bash @ Tin Roof on Demonbreun
Brother Virginia @ Frisky Frog's
St. Patrick's Day Celebration @ McNamara's
Check out McNamara's Irish Pub for Nashville's most authentic St. Patrick's Day celebration. This shindig is a great option to grab some Irish fare before you take to the streets of Downtown Nashville for drinking and debauchery. Traditional Irish music begins at 10:00 am and continues all day and night with various talented musicians and vocalists. All your favorite Irish dishes will be served, along with your favorite libations. If you're going to grab a bite for lunch there's NO COVER! This is a perfect option to lift your spirits before the festivities truly begin.
Shamrocks & Shenanigans @ The Greenhouse
No matter where you're from, Springtime in the South can bring some serious wardrobe woes. Even for a native, the struggle is often all too real. Rapid, drastic temperature change and unexpected thunderstorms are just a couple of the issues that could potentially create undue stress during your bachelorette weekend. We've laid out the coming months with those SUPER exciting weather details, and most importantly fashion inspiration! Take a look and get packing! We'll see you in Music City!