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Small, gritty street lined with some of Nashville's best bars and restaurants.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Nashville, TN
Downtown Nashville
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not much to see here folks. Interesting sign (some broken neon though) and a couple of bars in the alley. A bit disappointing.

Thank Kenny O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has a great sign but you have to walk down an alley that does not look like anything. The bars are there you just have to find them. We heard music from one and went in. Not sure how this is an attraction but...More

Thank Burmeister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went To Printers Alley With High Expectations. What A Shock!! We Were In Printers Alley 35 Years Ago. The Once Bustling Honky Tonk Bars & Restaurants Are All But Gone!!!! It's Still Worth The Trip To Say You Have Been To Printers Alley. Most Of...More

Thank madatravel2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went, on the recommendation of the Gray Line tour guide. There were very few bars open. Most buildings were closed and boarded up. Very dark and almost deserted. I would not recommend.

Thank beamer98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very cool place where you can check out some local musicians in small, intimate venues. Stop in and check it out while you can, rumor has it that it will soon be demolished to make way for more high-rise apartments and hotels.

Thank grasmuss3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered up there to take a look and not much to see. Was the old printers area of town. There are a couple of bars down all ways but we didn't visit any.

Thank TheBobaFett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had to go check out the scenery here in Printer's Alley! Worth the trip to see some of the local pubs and music venues!

Thank SMRay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tons of history, but the future looks bright as well. Printers Alley Lofts are great for a party, Dream hotel will add some swanky rooms to the Alley and Bourbon St and the Karaoke are going strong each night. This place will continue to improve...More

Thank OhioTexican
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lots of variety to do in a cool alleyway - food, karoke, cajun blues bar and a strip club. Coem hang! walking distce from Broadway.

Thank tom t
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Go and poke around this area of the city, bourbon street blues club was a ball! Spent a few hrs. Listening to two different bands and sipping drinks, no flare,original looking bar with good crowd.

Thank Michael J
Nearby Restaurants
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Back Alley Diner
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Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar
143 reviews
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160 reviews
.03 km away
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Justine R
Hey guys! I will be in Nashville, TN in September and am planning a bachelorette party. I am wondering if printers alley is walking distance to Broadway/Music Row? I am not familiar with the area and we plan on going to the bars at night and doing more sightseeing during the day? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
27 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
Kerry H
What hotels are pet friendly and around Printers alley/
4 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!