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Jack's Bar-B-Que

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in 3 Days in Nashville
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416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
+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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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was fair. Not sure about the cleanliness of this place. Very busy and staff was friendly. Everyone else seemed to enjoy it but I would not return to this place.

Thank Pattie R
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed to not try Jack's BBQ on our Nashville leg. Hoping to taste their Ribs but found they closed early at 8pm on Friday night. Not sure if this was every night or a one off.

Thank MotherDaughterx
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing. Absolutely worth the stop when you're on Broadway. Best brisket my boyfriend and I have ever had. Really good bbq sauces to choose from too. We went with the mild to begin with and then ended with the Texas style which kicks it up a notch! I had two sides of Mac and cheese because why not and my... More 

Thank Haley C
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food!! Great price!! Very filling could have shared my plate. You will not leave hungry. Very nice staff!!

Thank Helen d
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Line up was out to the street so I figured it must be pretty good. It was. I had rib plate with corn and mac & cheese. A couple ribs were over cooked and dry. All in all though it was pretty good and the atmosphere felt fun & local. I'd go back for sure if I was staying longer.... More 

Thank GlenMClark
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first place we ate in downtown Nashville before our evening event at the Ryman. It was easy to walk right up and order. It wasn't overly crowded so we were able to seat our party of 5 quickly. The BBQ was good (we're from TX so this one didn't rank outstanding). Got to give it props for... More 

Thank AnaH10
Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Location is perfect in the heart of broadway. We had a rib platter and a large brisket sandwich and both were fantastic. As far as the price I found it actually low based on size and quality. My only reason for not excellent was the 2 flight walk to rest rooms as I have difficulty climbing stairs.

Thank Lew L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found the food to be fresh, great portion sizes, and a good selection of sauces. We both had the sampler and enjoyed it. Helps that it is on Honky Tonk Row, so the view and the atmosphere are great!

Thank Quatefish
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seemed to be the GoTo place for Nashville flavor. Food seemed ok but quite honestly nothing special. Very friendly servers.

Thank Dana H
Swansboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard about Jack's brisket, so we went for dinner. Had pulled pork and brisket sandwiches. We honestly liked Acme better. No music here, just decent food.

Thank K M

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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
Kids, 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
  • 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?