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Jack's Bar-B-Que

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416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
+1 615-254-5715
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Niagara Falls, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

* we ordered turkey roast sandwich and pulled pork with a side of coleslaw Pros - right downtown on Broadway - lots of options, including gluten free - many side dish options - sampling of a variety of BBQ sauces - inexpensive Cons - often busy - recommended by every cab driver and had flyers in hotel (tourist attraction) -... More 

Thank Romyn-Michaud
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being from Texas I have a very high standard when it comes to BBQ and Jacks does not miss the mark. I had the mixed meat plate of chicken, brisket and sausage. All was excellent, but the brisket could have been a bit more moist. Not that is was dried out or bad. Brisket can be served either wet or... More 

Thank Bob M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Jacks BBQ on Broadway in Nashville on a recent three state tour, because it was recommended as one of the best bbq places in Nashville. The food was very good; pulled pork and smoked sausage, yummy Mac n cheese. The brisket was especially good, moist and tender, full of flavor. Got to sample a local beer, a Tennessee... More 

Thank Joe D
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ribs were awesome. We went during the day and middle of the week so not much atmosphere but the ribs truly made up for this. Service was great. It was so nice to have ribs that were just smoked and seasoned perfectly. It was not drowned in sauces. You could choose your own sauce and put as little or as... More 

Thank Diane K
Charleston, South Carolina
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First stop; recommended by hotel concierge. Line moves fast through cafeteria-style. Not many choices but the chicken is excellent. Corn bread not up to my standards. Interesting people-watching, too.

Thank leahfchase
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall good food. The restaurant is right on the strip. Line goes out the door, but moved quickly. Nice level of smoke on the food.

Thank Gary B
Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is down-home BBQ at its best! We get ours to take out but it seems like a pleasant enough place to eat in the dining room. Whether you like smoked chicken, brisket, shoulder or links, this place is the no-frills king. Not upscale like Jim n Nicks or Famous Daves (both of which I really like), Jack's just makes... More 

Thank danielscottmason
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fiancé and I came here on a Sunday around 3.30pm and the place was practically empty with only 2 other couples eating here. Everyone had to us about Jack's, our uber driver, AirBnB host and obviously the TripAdvisor reviews, and we were glad we listened. The food itself is amazing BBQ, everything is perfectly smoked and tastes brilliant. Theres a... More 

Thank Seamus M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend had told me we had to go there. We were lucky enough to get in with no line, but didn't last long. Everyone is super friendly, fast service, and really good food!

Thank Brittany C
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You might think Jack's is a tourist trap since it is located in the middle of all the honky tonk bars on Broadway. While it is famous and draws a lot of people, it is because of the food. This is great BBQ. It is a self-service restaurant with a choice of indoor or outdoor seating. We shared brisket and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-254-5715
Multi Level Dining and Patio facing the Historic Ryman Auditorium
Event Seating in our Nashville Room
Located in the heart of Lower Broadway

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