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John A's

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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
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Today
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 160
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  • 113
    Very good
  • 73
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  • 22
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  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
VERY GOOD FOOD

We had a late lunch Burger was really good so was the Rubin. Inside the a/c was too cool so we went out on the patio. Nice breeze and the music was nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Robert L
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Madison Heights
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Madison Heights
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We had a late lunch Burger was really good so was the Rubin. Inside the a/c was too cool so we went out on the patio. Nice breeze and the music was nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have been to John A's several times usually go for draft beer and chicken livers. A local referred me to their hamburger. I requested my custom burger, juicy grey, onions, mayo & mustard only. It arrived as ordered in the appropriate time. Great location for "burger & beer". A big deck with live music was added since my last... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to John A's for dinner. We had the prime rib and it was delicious. The Entertainment was also a lot of fun and very upbeat. Had a Great Time!

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Raeford, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were invited to John A's for a business meeting. The musician playing was excellent. Jeff was his name he plays every Tuesday. He played the piano and sang. The food was excellent! We were suggested to get the sampler appetizer where you get your choice of three things like fried pickles, catfish nuggets, chicken nuggets ribs and onion rings.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I would LOVE to give this place a better review, but I just can't. The food was good, but the service was literally THAT bad. Pros: the food was DELICIOUS! I had the grilled chicken Alfredo and it was literally the best I've ever had (and it's my favorite go-to meal at most places). The entertainment was very good as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Whenever I'm in town, I make it point to stop in and eat. We have been going for years now. Live music every night, and the atmosphere is family friendly. It seems on our last few visits, they have been working out some kinks (like a kitchen expansion, an addition, new staff) but any issues or growing pains they were... More 

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Lascassas, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were seated within 10 minutes of arriving, but it took longer than we thought to get our food after ordering. It was open mic night, a band playing on the stage, singing, was good by some and not so good by others. It was hard to have a conversation at the table!

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Madison, Mississippi, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Food was very good, but the overall experience was lacking. Reasonably priced. Our server was overwhelmed with to many folks to serve at once. Had to wait for our food. Fellowship with our friends was great!

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NLR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stayed at whydham and asked where to eat with music. They had an abbreviated menu, but excellent food. We had grilled catfish and ribs. Bring a coupon and can get 2 beers for $4. Music started at 8. Average age in restaurant was 70!

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Albany, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the food burnt, the service awful,,, found chewing gum in the taco salad... turn it over to police,,,, dont ask them for anything

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Additional Information about John A's

Address: 2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
Phone Number: +1 615-885-1540
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Bar, Grill, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-1540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Grill, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?