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Headquarters Beercade

Vintage Arcade Bar

Headquarters Beercadeā„  located in Nashville, is taking the traditional bar setting to the next level with an innovative concept that caters to character and fun. HQ offers a low maintenance night with high-energy entertainment that separates itself from the typical nightlife scene in the area.

Head to 114 2nd Ave South and kick back with:

30+ vintage arcade games
10+ classic pinball machines
12 craft beers on draft and
40 craft cans (seasonally inspired) to choose from
A whimsical craft cocktail menu 

Headquarters Beercade offers a full menu, catering options, and a game-day menu.

2 Floors - 6500+ sq. ft
Available for both large and intimate events.

"Best Beercade"


Machine Hospitality Group

Established in 2012, and formerly known as Capacity Bar Group, Machine Hospitality Group is an operating company that creates, develops, and manages all their own concepts. Generating change and progress by way of several moving parts, partners Brian Galati and Chireal Jordan personify the very essence of what it means to be a "machine." Each of them act as a gear cut by his own experiences and expertise, while creativity serves as their fuel and every last bolt and screw is tightened by their passion for innovation. Machine is more than just a company it's a philosophy in which they approach their future. Machine Hospitality Group: Engineered dining and drink, a tagline that became their life's work.

Our Mission Statement

Machine Hospitality Group strives to push boundaries with dynamic, innovative concepts that challenge the norm. Using uninhibited creativity, it is our mission to create approachable, unpretentious venues that offer guests a familiar atmosphere, complete with inventive menu items, unique cocktails, and a wide craft beer selection. We pride ourselves on being knowledgeable and passionate, eagerly sharing our love for hospitality with all who enter our doors.

Currently we own and operate Headquarters River North in Chicago, Headquarters Downtown Nashville and a new Chicago location coming in 2021

What We Do

Machine Hospitality Group owns, creates, and operates all of the Headquarters Beercade® and BEERCADE® brands and venues. We take great pride in the fact that each design element and every aspect of the building and concept development process is handled by Machine Hospitality Group and our internal team of industry leaders. We also look forward to developing several other new concepts in our portfolio within the next few years.  Here are three venues we have designed and built. Click to view more photos of each:

Our Team