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John A's

2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
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Ranked #239 of 1,705 restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bar, Grill, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

TOURISTS: WELCOME TO NASHVILLE! WE LOVE HAVING YOU HERE! If you are staying in the Music Vally Drive area: You are in the heart of "RIP OFF VALLEY"! Go here to to have a decent meal and pay decent drink prices. The food is a little above average - but I'm told the steaks are great (they are "hand-cut"). The... More

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Naperville, Illinois, USA
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

It was our first night in Nashville and this place was recommended by the person who checked us into the Wyndham. Our orders came out wrong and had to be remade. The place did seem to be pretty crowded with the locals, but the band wash a little too country for my tastes.

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Wolverhampton
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139 reviews 139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Food drink and entertainment what else would you want. The food is basic but decent quality, the drinks are good and the service excellent. But what makes this place is the music, there is a band that play almost karaoke like the music for the people trying to make it in country. Our experience is they were all good and... More

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Evansville, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food was okay, we ordered wings, ribs, catfish bites, & onion rings. It was good bar food. Service was very good. The atmosphere made our visit, along with the moonshine cocktail. We really enjoyed the live music.

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Carleton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We ordered the prime rib. The prime rib was as thin as a sheet of paper. The baked potato was good. The prime rib was a little tough with fat through out. We couldn't wait to leave the restaurant. We later realized we should have sent the meal back as unsatisfactory, but we were so disappointed we just left.

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Freehold, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

The prime rib sandwich was really good. The service was good as well. Enjoyed the old performances played on the screen. Would highly recommend

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South Hill VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We rode by this place for 5 days, just not sure based on the outside. On the last night we decided to stop in, and boy are we glad we did. Live music, lots of clapping and just plain fun! Folks singing all over the place.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

nice mom and paps restaurant. food is home made style, not expensive and serbings are really large. there are lots of pictures on the wall of famous country artists there is always some old video of country artists performances. service is not so good, kind of slow...

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food was okay, just had not taste and service slow. I was told they had a great prime rib sandwich but it was dry with no taste. My wife got the catfish and said it was okay but not that great. She also got a salad and it had brown spots on it. We will not go back here.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is over by the Opryland hotel...and it is a gem! Sometimes I've had great food, sometimes, not so much. I wouldn't order the ribs again. However, they have a fantastic house band that plays at 8 p,m. most nights...they are great, and often have guests join them onstage...the guests are usually old time country performers, and are often... More

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