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We have located five warming cocktails all served locally to help get you get through the tail end of winter! There's still time to cozy up with a cocktail from one of these Nashville hotspots.

Here are our five favorites:

Anzie Blue

  • Known for their CBD-centric beverages, and delicious soul food, Anzie Blue has a full bar with cocktails that don't disappoint. Stop by for all day brunch and order a Cold Brew Martini.
  • Hours: 8AM - 6PM Daily

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Flatiron

  • Flatiron is a lively neighborhood spot in Midtown with a menu full of American staples, as well as dishes for the adventurous eater. The cocktail menu was just updated for fall, and the Harvest Margarita is a must-try for any tequila lover.
  • Ingredients: Tequila, cranberry, cinnamon, orange bitters
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 4PM - 10PM, Saturday 10AM - 10PM, Sunday 10AM - 9PM.

Stateside Kitchen

  • Tucked away inside of Dream Nashville, Stateside Kitchen showcases seasonal cuisine and cocktails. Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, this brasserie has a wide range of seasonal cocktails including the Tequila Mockingbird.
  • Ingredients: Patron, Cassis, Crème de Cacao, citrus, egg white
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11AM - 9PM, Friday-Sunday 10AM - 10PM
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STK Steakhouse

  • Located in the Gulch, Nashville's trendiest steakhouse, has way more to offer than just delicious steaks. STK has a full cocktail menu of seasonal drinks including the Pumpkin Spiced Old Fashioned.
  • Ingredients: Woodford Reserve, fresh pumpkin, pumpkin pie syrup, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, black walnut bitters, star anise, brown sugar rim
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 3PM - 11PM, Friday-Saturday 3PM - 12AM, Saturday-Sunday Brunch 10AM - 3PM
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The Listening Room Cafe

  • Legendary live music venue, The Listening Room is conveniently located near downtown. Book yourself a table and sip on a craft cocktail like Kentucky Bloom, while enjoying music from some of Nashville's rising stars.
  • Ingredients: Bourbon, Cadamaro, citrus shrub, Peychaud's bitters
  • Hours: Brunch- Saturday 10AM - 3PM, Dinner - Monday-Saturday 4PM - 11PM
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