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Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Downtown Nashville
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429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Miamisburg, Ohio
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238 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't eat here and only had drinks but found it very conveniently located directly across the street from Bridgestone Arena. The band was enjoyable.

Thank paolat257
Birmingham, Alabama
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun spot to hear live music with fresh breezes blowing thru. We sat on the first floor for a snack and drink before our concert. The band was good and so were the nachos. After the concert, we went to the upstairs area to get a birds eye view of the concert crowds...and much to our thrill- the band upstairs... More 

Thank heelinbama
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

3 levels with music playing on every level. Great vibe! Bands were all really good. The food is very southern fried everything, but drinks are good! The locals go this bar too, so it's not 100% tourists. Location!!!

Thank rydawav01
Marseilles, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great music! Nice open air location. Had the appetizer platter plenty for everyone. Had the Yazoo Beer. Good time had by all. I will go back here on my next visit to Nashville.

Thank KIM W
Spooner, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great time, the open air feel is great, the band was great, food was good as were the local beer offerings

Thank Mike T
Center Point, Iowa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a good place for barbecue fare and a beer. The waiter was fun to talk with and provided good service. Food was hot and tasty. Like many other places on the main drag, Rippy's has live music.

Thank Beaveracres
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with another couple 3 out of the 4 days we were in Nashville. We couldn't keep away. We tried two other bars in the area, but loved the vibe of the rooftop bar. We did not eat here, but loved all the music & friendly customers and servers. One night there were three young men singing...one was... More 

Thank Diski08
Frankfort, Kentucky
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to pause for some good que and listening to great local talent, be ready for SRO, but if you ask you can probably join someone at their table, a great way to meet interesting folks from around the world

Thank Susan H C
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved everything about our afternoon spent here. We had great service, nice cold beers, great food and some awesome music. The band played a few of our requests winging it a couple of times with sings they didn't know and nailed it. Our barmaid was fab, I had a flat bottle of beer which she changed immediately without any problem,... More 

Thank nicsypixie5
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can always find decent bar food and good music at Rippey's in downtown Nashville. One of my favorite act that performs here is The O'Donnell's - A father and son due. Check the schedule and see The O'Donnell's and take home a CD. They play a lot of cover music, but don't kid yourself, these guys have great original... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $16
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: 615-244-7477

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?