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John A's

American, Bar, Grill
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2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are locals and come here several times a month for the reubens. Best in Nashville, until now. We both ordered the reuben today and they came out different. His was on swirl, mine on rye and they started adding lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions. The service was substandard at best today. Our waitress was less than helpful. She messed... More 

Thank JuneberryP
Louisiana, Missouri
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my husband found this place and decided to try it since it was so close to our hotel...so glad we did. Food was awesome, they have live music almost every night and the customer service can't be beat

Thank kathy g
The Villages, Florida
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a really enjoyable evening at John A's. There was an excellent country music band with good vocals, the food was good but not gourmet, and the service was very friendly and efficient. We stayed longer than planned, not because service was slow, but because we were just having such a good time. John A's is across from the... More 

Thank Tom C
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved John A's!! Great food, great music and staff. We sat out in the patio while having dinner, listen to two very talented musicians who was very entertaining!

Thank Mittie D
San Antonio, Texas
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar/diner with live music. Recommend stopping in for a drink and some music - drive out of the area for food unless it's for lunch. Server was ok, not thrilled to be there and food was just ok. Dinner for 2, appetizer and teas, no alcohol, $56.00

Thank ArmySpousechicagoil
Trail Creek, IN
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Nashville for a conference and we were staying across the street from the restaurant. After one of our days ended for the night as we were on our way back to the hotel, we asked our shuttle driver (the hotel we stayed at offered a free shuttle to and from the Gaylord, where our conference was taking... More 

Thank kkrangel
Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a quaint place. The staff was friendly. The food was decent. I've had better and I've had worse. Enjoyed listening to the band.

Thank Jeri C
Sanford, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me tell you!!! John A's is a must visit diner in Nashville!!!! We stayed across the street and John A's was highly recommended to grab a meal!!! We liked it so much that we had supper there and lunch the next day!!! I grew up watching Hee Haw and Roy Clark all my childhood and into my adult years!!!... More 

Thank Dave O
Rutherford, New Jersey
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening. There were two live acts: one inside and one outside. Food was good, service was friendly! I'd return just for the dessert: Deep Fried Moon Pie!

Thank DisneyBri2014
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed at Opryland Inn and decided to visit on a Saturday evening for dinner before my wife's 8:30 conference in downtown. We arrived at 6:20, ordered our food at 6:30 and it took 45 minutes to get our meal.Server said she would return with ketchup yet I had to get up and ask again for it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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

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