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Judge Bean's BBQ

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7022 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027-5215
16158232280
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really like the laid back comfortable feeling of Judge Bean's.. The bar is like a corner bar with all the wet drinks you can handle. The staff is very lively and fun. We ordered the Full rack and half rack of ribs.. Smoked for 6 hours they stated in the menu and you can tell they were full of... More 

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Thank Brian M
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Judge Beans is a great little BBQ joint. Plenty of tv's for sports. Full wet bar. Happy Hour starts at 4pm. ICE cold beer. Food was excellent. Our waitress was great. Definitely worth coming back to.

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Thank sbowers72
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a recommendation for Judge Bean's from a clerk in a gift store. We were not very far from it and it was easy to find. The line was out the door, unlike any other place around. But things moved along and we ordered and watched our meat get cut up and handed down the row for sides. Very... More 

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Thank Becky B
Chanute, Kansas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, salsa was hot but flavorful. Meat sample ribs, pulled pork, and sausage was great. Fries were so-so. Whole ear of corn on the cob. The Texas tea was awesome. Only complaint was the waitress, do not bring back all my change after I paid in cash. The receipt said she did but she only brought back dollars... More 

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Thank Joan S
Loganville, Georgia
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237 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Salsa and chips served, and the salsa was very unique, served warm with smoked peppers. This stuff had some kick. I ordered the half rib platter with collard greens and corn on the cob. Texas BBQ. Unique tasting ribs, and some of the best I have ever had. The pork fell right off the bone after being smoked six hours.... More 

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Thank Ed0379
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us shared the chicken, ribs, and brisket and it was all delicious! Sides were also good, service was quick and friendly. Highly recommend!

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Thank Nancy P
Georgia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a recommendation from a local. There was nothing really wrong with the food, it was just average at best. Nothing to go back for. We had ribs and sausage.

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Thank snake2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must every time we travel to Nashville. Completely worth the Uber fare from downtown. Great food and great service! The Brisket is fantastic!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brentwood,TN
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to go on Tuesday nights for all you can eat tacos...we love the brisket tacos! Very casual place with good food!

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Thank PartyPlanning
King William, Virginia
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192 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always hit judge beans at least once while in town. This time we tried the brisket quesadilla and it was great! We also got a first hand look at the nachos and we will be trying those. Whatever your u eat, try the homemade pepper sauce and you can buy a bottle to take home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7022 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027-5215
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: 16158232280
Description
THE BEST BBQ EAST OF TEXAS When you come to Judge Bean's, we want you to feel at home. We want to you to get good, home-cooked food straight off the pit, side dishes that will make your mouth water and and an experience that is unique to our place. That's a tall order, but it's a promise we do our best to make good on every day we open the doors. At Judge Bean's, a lot of folks say we have our own vibe. And that is true. We're not your typical BBQ joint. We're better than that.

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