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Jack's Bar-B-Que

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$$ - $$$
As featured in 3 Days in Nashville
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416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3931
+1 615-254-5715
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was ok, brisket lacked flavor. I think it is overpriced for what you get. But it is downtown Nashville.

Thank Dale and Janet F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traditional bbq joint : permanent lineup, but fastmoving, order at counter, best move if youre not alone is get someone to snag a table..we shared the 3 meat special : brisket ribs and succulent sausage... and a brisket sandwich All was delish, fun atmosphere, great people watching, because of its great location ,and country music blowing in the ( frequently... More 

Thank z0ya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate lunch at Jack's and the food was great. I had the smoked turkey sandwich. The flavor was perfect and the portion was plentiful. The atmosphere is old but that adds to the charm.

Thank Sjdara
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The awesome smoked meat smell hits you when you walk in and just gets better and better when you receive your food! You gotta eat here!

Thank Tlevanss
Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything looked and smelled so delicious. Couldn't decide what to eat. They had a 3 meat tray but I didn't want that much food so I picked eeny miney moe. 😀 I had the pulled pork which had the perfect fall apart, smokey, full flavor. The sauce was awesome. They had smoked chicken, brisket, and ribs. Line was long but... More 

1 Thank Shellee813
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jack's is a Nashville must do. There BBQ pork and brisket are excellent. The ribs we had were pretty good but a little overcooked. You will probably have to stand in a long line to get in but it moves pretty fast. Jack's is located on Broadway right in the middle of the action.

1 Thank James H
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although they have brisket and ribs, I was on a short schedule and asked for the pulled-pork sandwich and was not disjointed. The BBQ sauce at Jack's was really quite tasty.

1 Thank Jesse R
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame, we walked to Broadway and had lunch at this restaurant. Upon arriving, the line was out the door; however, we made it through in roughly 30 minutes. Food is selected and served in a cafeteria-style manner, and we were able to find a table without a wait. We shared a... More 

1 Thank BFalls-JT
Shorewood, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tender delicious brisket sandwich. Best baked beans I've ever had. Good selection of meats and side dishes. Yummy! The only bad part was having to carry my tray up two flights of stairs to find a table.

1 Thank 906sweet56
Roslyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has great BBQ at a reasonable price. The brisket is amazing, and so is the Mac n cheese. The smoked turkey was good too. Nice ambiance. Once you get there you get in line and order your food the seat yourself. Two floors of tables and an outside deck area.

1 Thank Derek S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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