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Bluebird Cafe



4104 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215

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(615) 383-1461

  • Sun - 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Mon - Thu 5:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Fri - Sat 5:00pm - 12:00am

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Cuisine: Bars, Cafes, Most Romantic Restaurants


4.5 of 5.0 from 73 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
  • Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN

Bluebird Cafe Reviews

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  • Melissa DSo cute but really tiny! Nothing like in the tv show Nashville

    33333 by Melissa D


  • Kevin NThe Classic and quintessential music venue in Nashville! Come early on Sundays walk-ins. Most people come for the venue more than for the bands, so don't expect an ecstatic crowd each time.

    55555 by Kevin N


  • Fred WIntimate almost to the point of interactive, this legendary spot is hard to get into, but easy to love. The staff are friendly & unobtrusive as the music unfolds literally right in front of you.

    55555 by Fred W


  • Kelsey Lthe music and CHOCOLATE cake!

    55555 by Kelsey L


  • michelleThe music!! Drinks and food ok - enjoy the atmosphere.

    55555 by michelle


  • Sam BamPretty cool, intimate

    55555 by Sam Bam


  • Tim G.Such an iconic, small, intimate venue. Songwriter nights are the best.

    55555 by Tim G.


  • Brian K.Bring cash for cover charge

    22222 by Brian K.


  • Simmie lSmaller place so plan on a wait.

    55555 by Simmie l


  • Kate L.It's a small cafe with an intimate atmosphere and great acoustics. Tickets are hard to get, but totally worth it!

    55555 by Kate L.


  • Skye GThe people at the blue bird said very mean stuff to us and swore and made fun of me and my family very disappointed

    33333 by Skye G


  • MiaGet there early! I went on Monday for singer songwriter night. It was a highlight of my USA trip! The spinach and artichoke dip was delicious, the cider was yum and great music and atmosphere!

    55555 by Mia


  • ed p.Come early in the morning for no wait an amazing food

    55555 by ed p.


  • Benjamin R.Get here 1.5-2 hours before the show for walk up tickets as it's difficult to get tickets online.

    33333 by Benjamin R.


  • Jim K.Absolutely amazing! Remember, it's a listening room, so SHHH!!

    55555 by Jim K.


  • Jessica RauschIn the round. Amazing musicians!

    55555 by Jessica Rausch


  • Robin SAwesome night of songwriters in the round!

    55555 by Robin S


  • Nikki L.Sunday nights are awesome

    55555 by Nikki L.


  • Zach H.Great service. Pretty decent food. Just be prepared to wait. Grab some beers from the gas station next door...makes the line move quicker.

    55555 by Zach H.


  • JenniferThis is where Taylor Swift was discovered.

    33333 by Jennifer


  • Al J.Wow, its Packed!!!

    55555 by Al J.


  • Paige M.www.PaigeMcCauley.com waited forever to sing!!! Bring a coat!!!!

    22222 by Paige M.


  • Brian M.Must go for a writers round

    55555 by Brian M.


  • Erin PMusic and drinks. This place has amazing artists playing all the time.

    55555 by Erin P


  • Aaron S.A staple in Nashville!

    55555 by Aaron S.


  • Design*SpongeCall ahead to get yourself a seat, and remember that the café is technically a listening room, so a certain level of quiet is expected (you will be shushed!).

    55555 by Design*Sponge


  • Design*SpongeShows like ABC’s hit drama “Nashville” have made this venue even more popular, but the Bluebird Cafe is one of the most storied listening rooms in the music world.

    55555 by Design*Sponge


  • Patricia B.Sweet potato fries. Do it.

    55555 by Patricia B.


  • Nicholas MatherBig Charlie's Rubber Band has played here twice for the open mic. We waited over 4 hours both times to play one song ... and it was TOTALLY WORTH IT. Can't wait to audition to have our own show!

    33333 by Nicholas Mather


  • Julene RMake reservations! If you decide to take your chances, go really early...4:15 for the 6 o'clock show.

    33333 by Julene R


  • Dawn W.Come early!! You want the 8pm show, but be ready to stand in line for 2+hours for the free show on sunday!!

    33333 by Dawn W.


  • Gayatri N.It's first come first serve on Sundays and Mondays so come early

    55555 by Gayatri N.


  • Katie M.Intimate venue. Get your tickets online ahead of time if you can.

    55555 by Katie M.


  • Salina V.Go to a writers round. Reserve a table. You won't regret it.

    55555 by Salina V.


  • Leslie A.Got to see some great talent at Writer's Night. Got in line a bit after 5 and did not get in to the 6pm show, but were among the first dozen in for the 8pm show. So...come very early!

    33333 by Leslie A.


  • Carrie B.Don't fall into the tourist trap. There are other places to hear great writers...overall disappointed in the quality of music on Sunday night writers night except for Jason Adamo!

    55555 by Carrie B.


  • Laura C.The Bluebird pops up in most episodes of Nashville: Scarlett and Gunnar work here, Rayna and Deacon play open mic night, but scenes are actually filmed in a set that's replica of the real Bluebird.

    55555 by Laura C.


  • Jose C.Wow...table right behind the musicians! Thanks Kim and Mason Douglas!!

    55555 by Jose C.


  • Ashlee M.Such an amazing little venue!

    55555 by Ashlee M.


  • Megan C.The talent was great. The food wasn't all that good but I would get the sweet potato fries again.

    33333 by Megan C.


  • WannadoMake reservations early or get in line early for the open seats!

    55555 by Wannado


  • Lisa D.Closed for fourth

    33333 by Lisa D.


  • Mayang Devi K.This is the place where Taylor Swift meet Scott. And start her career. Ah♡

    55555 by Mayang Devi K.


  • Rose H.I saw Mark Germino here, a well known singer-songwriter. It was a MEMORABLE experience, worth the time & wait. Saturday is a GREAT day to go w/o a reservation. The place is affordable & friendly fun!

    55555 by Rose H.


  • Tony B.Outstanding evening hearing local songwriters/performers.

    55555 by Tony B.


  • JoeYou don't wanna miss Mike Henderson and his band on Monday nights! Best blues music in town!

    55555 by Joe


  • Carson S.Always spectacular talent

    55555 by Carson S.


  • Alexander F.Good food and good music. I can't imagine what else you could want!

    55555 by Alexander F.


  • Brett C.This is the place for awesome music. Highly recommended that you get ere early. Get brown liquor drunk and rowdy.

    55555 by Brett C.


  • Charlie T.If you do not have tickets Arrive 2 hours before the show start. Don't expect to be let in when the door opens. it will likely only be 15 minutes before the show before you get in.

    22222 by Charlie T.


  • Maria E.Just outstanding place. Very atmospheric, intimate and warm.

    55555 by Maria E.


  • Shane B.Buy tickets at www.ticketsnashville.com... Seats go fast!!! But if you have a ticket, you are in like Flynn.

    33333 by Shane B.


  • Sunny Wynn B.small venue. space fills up quickly. you may have to wait in line. it is worth it. great singer/songwriters.

    55555 by Sunny Wynn B.


  • rochelle s.Without reservation they say be there an hour early, come earlier, the unreserved seats go in minutes, so so worth the extra wait!

    33333 by rochelle s.


  • Janie B.Take an umbrella with you if it's summer standing in line without one can be rough

    33333 by Janie B.


  • Kelly R.This legendary venue is one of my favorite places in Nashville to hear live music! Be sure to get a seat early!

    55555 by Kelly R.


  • ChevroletStars and up-and-coming songwriters try out their newest lyrics in front of a live audience at Bluebird Café. For a relaxing night that honors music, check our Bluebird!

    55555 by Chevrolet


  • Adam Y.Try the queso r

    55555 by Adam Y.


  • Maureen M.Make reservations and don't sit at table one...it's in a corner where you can't see-my neck will hurt for days. The music is awesome and the food was very good.

    55555 by Maureen M.


  • Academy of Country MusicCheck out this ACM Award winner for Club of the Year! (2001)

    55555 by Academy of Country Music


  • Suzanne B.Make reservations! Even if you come early, tables may be all reserved and you will have to sit in pews or at the bar ($7 min per person)

    33333 by Suzanne B.


  • David W.Sweet potato fries are amazing! Order with both ranch & honey musters.

    55555 by David W.


  • Rex H.In the Green Hills, a close-in suburb with the city's best concentration of up-scale retail, is this "songwriters' venue," a unique Nashville tradition. Now owned by non-profit Songwriters association

    55555 by Rex H.


  • Diana KSeriously, get there early. It's worth it!

    55555 by Diana K


  • Donica C.Yell as loud as you can . . .whoop, holler, etc. They love it! Get brown liquor drunk and rowdy.

    55555 by Donica C.


  • lilpeaDon't show up without a reservation. Tables are not first come, first serve.

    22222 by lilpea


  • Sarah Elizabeth W.Dustin Wilkes plays Bluebird Cafe Sunday May 15th at 7pmwww.dustin-wilkes.com

    55555 by Sarah Elizabeth W.


  • Joyce CAwesome place to hear amazing songwriters in Nashville.

    55555 by Joyce C


  • Matthew C.Monday Night Writer’s Round at Bluebird Cafe, go give nashville your best song, or listen to the dreamers. Host Barbara Cloyd

    55555 by Matthew C.


  • Mark A.Tables usually require reservation. Pews and bar are free game.

    55555 by Mark A.


  • Russ CrickI'm not huge into country, but I still had an awesome, laid back time. I definitely recommend it to anyone seeking a small, friendly outing.

    55555 by Russ Crick


  • Jonathan A.Great venue for friends or a date. If you're trying to walk up for the 6:30 show get there a little before 5:30. Food is fairly priced and the show is amazing.

    55555 by Jonathan A.


  • Poonam DArrive early. Seats go fast. Once there sit back and enjoy the music with your fav beer.

    55555 by Poonam D


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