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Jim & Nicks BBQ

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523 Sam Ridley Pkwy W, Smyrna, TN 37167
+1 615-220-8508
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Quick Bites, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Authentic, Southern Bar-B-Q. Meats are slow-smoked continuously around...
Authentic, Southern Bar-B-Q. Meats are slow-smoked continuously around the clock to ensure only the freshest product. All trimmings are made from scratch daily (there's no freezer in the whole building!) Dine In, Drive Thru, To Go, Private Dining, and Catering available.
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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Only popped in for a quick lunch, but the food was plentiful and tasty. Atmosphere was relaxed and homely. Would call in again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Long Sutton, United Kingdom
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We ate the half chicken and the daily special, a mac cheese bbq brisket meal. Everything tasted great and came out quickly. The chicken had white bbq sauce, which I've never had before. I cannot describe how good this chicken tasted without understating it because I am not a poet or food critic. Very spicy though, and heavy on the... More 

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Long Sutton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Only popped in for a quick lunch, but the food was plentiful and tasty. Atmosphere was relaxed and homely. Would call in again.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Service was top notch and the food was great. I was looking for some down home southern cooking and I found it. Highly recommend if your in the area.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Warm, cole slaw and cool baked beans. Yum. Then top it off with fatty cool, dry BBQ. No sign of any sauce anywhere in the box. One word.... "Bob's". Jim needs a microwave.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Epic fail today I am sorry to report. Jim N Nick's BBQ is one of our all-time favorites but today's visit left a bad taste. We both ordered the classic pulled pork plate with potato salad & beans. The sides were extremely tasty as always; my husband's pork was great...mine was almost 50% inedible. Gristle, fat and a big nasty... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Enjoyed the stay. The food is good. Quite a nice viarity. Large volume is served. International beer is available. The service is taking care. I enjoyed the stay and will come back.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a high quality very consistent chain BBQ restaurant. I highly recommend it over others that call themselves "famous". The ribs were tender and not overly sauced. The hot links were excellent and the banana puddin' was outstanding.

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Quebec, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Was really looking forward to those ribs after the reviews but we were so disappointed with the dry,chewy ribs. Very generous portions but too much work to finish. Prefer ribs where the meat almost falls off the bone. Tough and no spice to speak of. Also read that the homemade barbecue chips were a treat but found them tasteless as... More 

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USA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant was suggested by our hotel staff. They send a lot of guests there and said we would have food left over so we tried to order small. We each ordered a loaded baked potato and split a salad. The potatoes were huge and we did have food left over. Great service and great food!

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Warm and welcoming atmosphere, excellent food, outstanding and friendly service. Very attentive waitress.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 Sam Ridley Pkwy W, Smyrna, TN 37167
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-220-8508

Price and Cuisine

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

Description

Authentic, Southern Bar-B-Q. Meats are slow-smoked continuously around the clock to ensure only the freshest product. All trimmings are made from scratch daily (there's no freezer in the whole building!) Dine In, Drive Thru, To Go, Private Dining, and Catering available.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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