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Caney Fork

2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
+1 615-724-1200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn fritters” (131 reviews)
“ribs” (304 reviews)
“frog legs” (101 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Caney Fork
1. Best BBQ in Nashville! Ribs To
"1/2 rack of ribs. OMG!!! So tender and tasty. The best ribs I ever had"
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2. Large Parties/Groups Welcome!!
"They were very accommodating for our group of 20+"
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3. Largest Catfish Filets in Nash
" Best BBQ ever. Ribs a dream. Catfish to perfection."
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time visiting, we are from the surrounding area and thought we’d give it a shot. Let me tell ya, it did not disappoint! Everyone was friendly, the scenery is unique, the catfish swimming in their pond kept our daughter entertained. But our waiter DJ....he...More

Thank Kim M
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

The ribs are so good. So is the pulled pork. The barbecue sauce is Excellent. I recently visited the renowned Joe's barbecue in Kansas City, voted the best in KC, and actually liked Candy Forks flavors better. The ambience is interesting without being crowded. If...More

3  Thank Pentaburks
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great experience and food. DJ was attentive and one of the best servers EVER! We’ll be back again! Thanks!

Thank jkcapp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time eating here. Nice friendly atmosphere. The food was excellent, however i have to say the service was great. Dora, our server, was super nice. Highly recommend.

Thank Sheri Miller G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We called in here because the original place we wanted to dine at did not open till quite a bit later , and we were so hungry we could have eaten a whale by now ! So , with great trepidation , we did our...More

Thank fred s
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a recommendation, we are here. The waitress (Nicol) was excellent providing great recommendations and she was very friendly. The food was quite good as were the recommended drinks and whiskeys.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a definite must go!! The food was amazing and our waitress Dora was awesome. Extremely friendly and excellent service. If you are interested in something different they have frog legs and alligator but for those like myself who want to keep it...More

1  Thank Tonya B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nicole was a great server and the food was amazing! I would definetly recommend it for a family looking for good decently priced food.

Thank Hailey P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place specia9in wild game like alligator. Portions were good and food was well priced. We were a group of 12 and were set in a room which was hot. This place is confidently located close to a few hotels.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok the food was good and for the prices a very good value. We both had the ribs and catfish both good the catfish was delicious. But I need to say we had the best server Noble was friendly providing great service explaning the menu...More

Thank tonykW70HI
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Questions & Answers
James R
May 10, 2017|
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Response from PenelopeJune | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure the oil they use, but apparently it pools up under the onion rings and fries. (Check out Adventurous Retirees Review)
January 9, 2017|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. We were there as a couple but there were plenty of families around.
April 22, 2016|
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Response from J-W | Reviewed this property |
For my husband and I it would be considered a short walk. Maybe 20 minutes. So yes, if you are in fairly good shape, you could walk to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Barbecue, American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-724-1200
  • E-mail
Caney Fork is the #1 Restaurant Attraction in Nashville. We are a Southern Camp-Style Barbecue Restaurant, featuring the best ribs in Nashville, awesome service, interesting decor and a fun atmosphere. Now also rated as the #1 restaurant for Wild Game in Tennessee.

We have the best BBQ Nashville has to offer with numerous unique dishes to satisfy the taste buds of everyone in your party. With local favorites including our jumbo fried catfish, the best Ribs Nashville has to offer, thick juicy burgers, tender chicken wings and the most amazing fried Twinkie for dessert or roast s'mores at your table!

We also offer private dining options if you have an event planned, whether it be for a bachelorette party, corporate event, wedding rehearsal dinner or any other Nashville private dining.

We hope you stop by soon and see why Caney Fork is one of the best restaurants Nashville has to offer. We are the best restaurant near Opry Mills Mall, Opryland Hotel and Nashville Convention Center.
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