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Self proclaimed as the “Oldest Dive Bar” in Nashville, Dino’s has maintained a presence amid the dust rising of the Nashville Renaissance. Overcoming a slight makeover and new ownership in late 2014, the beloved Gallatin Rd. hotspot still hangs on to its roots. Our favorite greasy-spoon, late nite hangout remains a top contender in Nashville’s booze battlefield. With its cold-ass beer-ony menu paired with one of the “best burgers” in town, it’s hard to think of a better place to hang that’s not your own living room.
411 Gallatin Ave.
“One of the best dive bars on the planet, Dino’s has a killer burger,and an amazing lo-fi vibe. A few months back, I sat next to Jim James at the bar, and bought him a Miller High Life Pony.”
Write-up by Liz Earle and contribution from Desmond Smith – Liz, a recent Nashvillian, spends most of her time getting out of trouble. She is a writer and frequent contributer to Original Fuzz. Desmond is a regular contributor to our magazine. He’s a guitar tech in Nashville as well as a member of the rock band Heathen Sons. Follow him on Instagram @desmachine.