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“Pretty decent BBQ”
Review of The Judge's Vinegarroon - CLOSED

The Judge's Vinegarroon
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Welcome to the Judge's Vinegarroon were the only thing you're guilty of is being served the Best Texas BBQ in Nashville. Everything we smoke is fresh, on site and true to Texas, just the way Judge Roy Bean did in his tent city. Dubbed "Vinegarroon", which is a Texas Whiptail Scorpion, who's got a bad reputation for it's vicious bite. Hence, our name represents a piece of Texas history and describes the spicy side of our food. Yeah, our food may have a bite but it's true to Texas. Here at the 'Roon, we aim to please. So come on out and enjoy Free Live Music, Handcrafted Spirits, Top Secret Smoked Bloody Mary, Amazing Brunch and the Best Texas BBQ this side of the Pecos.
Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Came here to try their "TX style" BBQ...my son loves BBQ and we're from Texas and have a hard time finding good BBQ. He cleaned his plate and his face was a mess after eating ribs and brisket. The Mac n cheese was terrible but the BBQ was pretty good. They got the smoker out back and you can smell the goodness from the parking lot! We came at a slow time so no crowd but our waitress did forget our appetizers and brought our main course first before remembering what we ordered first. No big deal,we just had a lot of food on our table at once. It's a small place so I can imagine how crowded it gets during busy times. They have a stage where they have live music (I think in the evenings?). Overall we enjoyed our meal but this does not beat what we get back home in Texas!!! Keep trying Nashville!!!

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Owner110, Owner at The Judge's Vinegarroon, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

We appreciate your business while enjoying Nashville. I am sorry about your dining experience and very glad you made us aware of it so we can continue to better our service. On your next trip, come by and enjoy or live bands nightly and the best Texas brisket in Nashville!

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Stopped in for lunch. Good BBQ, it had a nice smoke taste to it. I added some of the sauce, WHAM. Good stuff. One of the locals brought me here. Said it was good food. They were correct. We got the nacho to start and could not finish it. Could of just ordered that, but glad we didn't. I would say give it a try.

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Thank Joe M
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

The BBQ was not that good, however, the live music they had was excellent. We ended up staying for hours but only to listen to the band.

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Thank Jennifer F
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is a fun restaurant with live music and plenty of outdoor seating. We sampled each of the 5 smoked meats and they were all delicious. I liked the pulled pork and the brisket the best, my husband liked the ribs. One kid had fried chicken tenders, which were a little spicy for her, but she loved the pulled pork - go figure. Great atmosphere, friendly service. Will definitely return!

Thank Tweensmamma
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Boy was this BBQ delish! Referred by the hotel and a few blocks away by foot, we thought we'd try it out. So glad we did. It's sort of a saloon/bar that's a little inconspicuous and sort of a hole in the wall. The bbq was smoked. As a matter of fact everything was smoked - greens, brisket, ribs, chicken, mushrooms, etc. We had THIRDS of all the food I mentioned. No appetizers and no alcohol, but plenty of food. Just unbelievable smokey flavor, very moist and bbq sauce that wasn't too sweet nor too vinegary. Coleslaw was good too, but not a fan of the baked beans so much. Another great feature was the live music. A one man band, but this guy was awesome. He had CD's of his music and just said to pay whatever amount the patrons thought was fair to purchase one. He shoulda been charging at least $10 because his music was really good. Nice people, nice staff, great food!

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