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Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930 (Downtown Nashville)
615-244-7477
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Ranked #263 of 1,732 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $9 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Aurora, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Loved the music and the ribs, pulled pork sandwich, and cole slaw was delicious....nothing I didn't like...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Have eaten at the bar a few times. As others have said the pulled pork and ribs are good and the music is great. Have also found the waitstaff to be nice. Not the place to go with a group of 4-6 if you are looking for dinner and conversation but for food and music it is fun and right... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went in for drink & to listen to the 2 man band and ended ordering a full rack of ribs to split. The ribs were tender (no fat) and the sauce was awesome it came with fries & collard greens which I absolutely loved! Splitting was perfect as it was a large meal. Also our waiter was very friendly... More 

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marion, ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

WELCOME back to AMERICA!!!!!! We chose Nashville, primarily because our stay in 2009 when the downtown bars all smoked. It's cold in the north in Jan so we were excited about making a car trip down to Nashville. Unfortunately for us, we could only find a few smoking bars and the top floor of Rippy's was one of them.....Also check... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The food here is great! My boyfriend and I got combo meat platters as well as a combination of all the sides. The BBQ sauce is fantastic. We did have to wait a little bit for our server to come around and she seems to lack attention all together. Although, being on vacation, we did have some patience to deal... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

3 live bands on 3 different levels. Always great hamburgers, pulled chicken and baked beans. Don't forget your choice of their special sweet or smoked barbeque sauce. Always, always start off with a YeeHaw!!!

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Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Rippy's BBQ is very average. I've had worse, and I've had better. It was the only place in which we could get a seat on Broadway on a busy Saturday night. Service was good, and the price wasn't too bad.

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Was looking forward to bbq but the ribs were dry. The pork loin was ok and the potato salad was good but all else we ordered was disappointing. Just average bad bar food. The band so loud could not even talk by yelling. I would not return. Waiter annoyed us at start so not a good beginning to the experience.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We unfortunately did not have an opportunity to eat at Rippy's, but like many of the other Broadway locations the live music was top notch and the atmosphere can't be beat. Had some local beers on tap and all the staples as well. Wish we could have tried the ribs, but just didn't have time.

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stopped in for a drink but ended up eating there. We sat at the bar though there were tables available. I had the ribs and my wife had the pulled pork. If you like smoked pork you should try this place both dishes were excellent. Smoke flavor was there but not overpowering. Music was good - but then again... More 

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Additional Information about Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

Address: 429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
Phone Number: 615-244-7477
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
Cuisine: Barbecue

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