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Tootsies Orchid Lounge

422 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
+1 615-726-0463
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Bar where performers have taken the stage since the early 1960s in hopes of being discovered.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“great music” (149 reviews)
“live music” (130 reviews)
“honky tonk” (95 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
422 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
Downtown Nashville
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here after dinner last Saturday night based on reviews and recomm's. At 7PM, place was already packed. After sitting on 3rd floor for 10 minutes (no music due to Titans playoff game) we made it to the 2nd floor. We were able to take...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed yesterday

Of course we stopped by since it is legendary. The bands we saw here were average at best. The place seems like a fire hazard to me. We made it to the rooftop and they had a heater with open flames 6 inches from the...More

Thank judbean
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small space but fun atmosphere. Definitely a have to stop on Broadway in Nashville. Drinks were good and bartender was attentive.

Thank Missy D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s got good music and a good Nashville vibe. Definitely need to stop in whilst in town. It’s a little dingy but that’s whet you want!!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place for music and great people! We went to all three floors and heard three different but amazing bands playing. Take the time to stop at famous Tootsies!

Thank Cruisingrace
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Super fun place to listen to music and have some drinks! Food was pretty good also! Gets pretty crowded though! There are two floors so that helps.

Thank ladyaruba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in because I’ve heard great things about this location it was really cool and has a lot of history on the walls. Three levels and three bands was very welcome and they all played a little bit differently so you could experience three...More

2  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local honky-tonk and the singers know it. I know this is also Music row with other great spots, but you cannot get anywhere in Nashville without playing at Tootsies. It is smaller than most other honky-tonks , but that makes it more cozy. You...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You just have to go to the iconic Tootsie’s to get the full Nashville experience! Three levels, each one with live music! Very crowded but a MUST do for anyone visiting!!

1  Thank Brooke M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday night so of course it was very crowded. They had a great live band playing 2000s and current hits. Drinks were a little pricy but it’s one of those “must do” places.

1  Thank alishac28
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22 November 2017|
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Response from andhewittscores | Reviewed this property |
Maybe look it up on the internet?
Beverly A
2 June 2017|
Response from Garry M | Reviewed this property |
No you don't need reservations
Beverly A
2 June 2017|
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Response from Stuart P | Reviewed this property |
Never, as far as I am aware. I'm not aware of any of the neighbouring bars along that strip that do, either.