Edgefield Sports Bar and Grille (921 Woodland St., 615/228-6422) is a no-frills watering hole that caters to East Nashville residents.
The Family Wash (2038 Greenwood Ave., 615/226-6070) is a live music listening room where people come for a pint of beer and food too. It’s also a neighborhood joint for the up-and-coming East Nashville community.
For a fun, retro vibe and a dance floor that gets hopping most nights of the week, grab a table at the Alleycat Lounge (1008-B Woodland St., 615/262-5888).
You might think you’re in Austin at the Rosepepper Cantina (1907 Eastland Ave., 615/227-4777), a Mexican restaurant and bar. Choose from 30 different variations on the margarita, and enjoy the house band on weekend nights.
© Susanna Henighan Potter from Moon Tennessee, 5th Edition