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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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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was really good, but get here early, they close daily at 8pm. When walking the up and down Broadway looking for a bite to eat our first night we thought that Jack's was a closed business, since the prime location was closed at 9...10...11pm..... But the food is really good, we had the brisket and pork shoulder with... More 

Thank Amy_T-30229
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a very busy location! Food was delicious. We tried a combo plate with the brisket, ribs, and pulled pork. Very good seasoning.

Thank Jennifer W
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on friend's recommendation, was welcomed by a super friendly staff. They recommended the pork shoulder and brisket. My wife got the sandwich and I got the combo plate with baked beans and mac n cheese. We sampled their three BBQ sauces, Tennessee, Texas, and Kansas City. I liked the Tennessee "very tangy but full of flavor" my wife... More 

Thank Phil P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food...a welcome break from bar food. Reasonably priced, large portions, veggie sides, home cooking! The main floor/entrance may look cramped and small, but there's more room upstairs: both an outdoor deck and inside seating where you can get the sauces and drinks as well. Self-service style....the line moves quickly. Glad I ate here! (Late lunch).

Thank Dan J
San Francisco, California
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162 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the location north of town and it was worth the effort. No lines, plenty of seating and a laid back atmosphere. It's very informal. Line up, take a tray ,and peruse the menu. I spoke with the guy out back, loading the smoker ,who informed me they smoke the pork for about 16 hrs and the briskets for... More 

Thank Travelbug1155
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brisket was a little tough. Sauces were good. Corn bread was dry, but flavorful. Mac and Cheese was nothing special. Reasonable price, but not worth a special trip.

Thank OliverHPC
Marietta, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It does not have a dirt parking lot with an old dog laying in the dirt out front, doesn't have a big fat guy with a greasy white tee shirt and apron sitting just inside the front door, but they still have a Down South barbecue atmosphere. This is Tennessee BBQ so I had the pulled pork....Outstanding, the meat was... More 

Thank Don S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just happened by Jack's on our way back from Antique Archaeology. Had the pork plate dinner and it was very good. Order at counter, get food and find a seat. BBQ was near perfect, with great sauce and the sides of potato salad and slaw were also good. From my point of view, it's a toss up between here and... More 

Thank Jon T
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kansas Citians in search of Nashville barbecue think this was a great find. Boss-in-law and I loved this little joint and appreciated the sampling of Texas, Kansas City, Carolina, and Memphis style barbecue sauces. My turkey blew us both away it was so good, the sausage was pretty good (best sausage ever is at B-B's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City),... More 

Thank Brian K
Neenah, Wisconsin
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was here on a Friday afternoon. The place was crowded but the food line went fast. The food was delicious. For a newbie the ordering process was intimidating but I figured it out by watching others.

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?