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Jack's Bar-B-Que



416 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

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(615) 254-5715

  • Sun - Closed;
  • Mon - Thu 10:30am - 8:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 10:30am - 10:00pm

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Cuisine: Barbecue Restaurants, Bars, Coffee and Tea

View more restaurants at exit 209[I-40] on I-65.


4.5 of 5.0 from 141 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Jack's Bar-B-Que Reviews

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  • Miguel JBBQ Pork is very good

    55555 by Miguel J


  • Chip CHad the 3-meat combo plate: sausage, chicken and ribs with corn and mac. All of it was fine, but lukewarm and not fresh - befitting the cafeteria that it is. Good service and modest digs.

    33333 by Chip C


  • Stacy N.Ribs with mild sauce, brisket.

    55555 by Stacy N.


  • Roberto B.I had pulled pork, sausage and brisket. They have 5 different types of BBQ sauce. Carolina is great! Their 911 is not spicy at all. Anything people call spicy is not as hot as it is in Texas.

    55555 by Roberto B.


  • Darrin D.The pulled pork, corn bread and sauces were good. The brisket was OK tasting but dry. The ribs were very underwhelming.

    33333 by Darrin D.


  • Aslı KGet a combo with 3 meats, everything is delicious. heavenly: ribs with 7 different sauces available, pork shoulder, beef brisket, mac and cheese. Okay: potato salad, apples, sausages. Bad: coleslaw

    55555 by Aslı K


  • Allison K.Don't skip the chocolate pie!

    55555 by Allison K.


  • Teddy J.Ribs were very good!! Loved the place!

    55555 by Teddy J.


  • Katie ASweet bbq sauce, salty workers

    55555 by Katie A


  • Susan TThe food is ok, but not the best that I've had here. Also, it's extremely dirty- sort of like a filthy dive bar, but serving food.

    33333 by Susan T


  • Jason C.Brisket!!!!

    55555 by Jason C.


  • Patty W.The ribs are great

    55555 by Patty W.


  • Timothy A.Jack's wasn't as good as I expected. The brisket was over good and dry. The green beans were mushy. I wasn't really impressed.

    22222 by Timothy A.


  • Laura R.Awesome BBQ! Don't even need sauce 😊

    55555 by Laura R.


  • Andrew S.Get your photo on the wall.

    33333 by Andrew S.


  • Edmund I.BBQ! Trying the St. Louis plate.

    55555 by Edmund I.


  • Nick DTasty food at a great price. Don't be put off by the canteen style service or plastic plates - the food is worth it.

    55555 by Nick D


  • Amanda Z.The beef brisket was amazing!!

    55555 by Amanda Z.


  • Eric A.Great BBQ. Pulled pork and smoked turkey really good. Carolina sauce was ok. But original sauce is incredible.

    55555 by Eric A.


  • Zach CGet some cornbread! Two years later and I still dream of ribs and cornbread below the flying pig!

    55555 by Zach C


  • Travis H.Everything

    55555 by Travis H.


  • Janet N.Load up, it's all good!

    55555 by Janet N.


  • Renata TsukiBest bbq everrrrrrrrrr

    55555 by Renata Tsuki


  • Mecca JensenThe food was okay, all of the employees but one were pretty rude. There are definitely better choices in Nashville.

    22222 by Mecca Jensen


  • Ray AGreat brisket. Carolina sauce reminds me of home

    55555 by Ray A


  • Megan Dthe three meats, two sides combo platter was excellent. enough to split between two people. great to try with the wide variety of sauces.

    55555 by Megan D


  • AFA1976Proudly serving barbecue from pit to plate, featuring the best recipe styles from Tennessee, Texas and St. Louis.

    55555 by AFA1976


  • Ali A.Pulled park and outdoor seating.

    55555 by Ali A.


  • J. I.G.Great Nashville BBQ

    55555 by J. I.G.


  • Mark MinerviniOne of the few restaurants conveniently located in the downtown area. Not the best BBQ you'll ever have but service is quick and it's a change from the various places serving bar food. Prices are fair

    55555 by Mark Minervini


  • AnissaGet the ribs!!! The brisket was dry and the pulled pork was just okay.

    33333 by Anissa


  • Brad F.Great BBQ ;)

    55555 by Brad F.


  • halima JNot much. Not sure what the rave reviews are all about. Food is quite bland even with sauces. Corn bread was stodgy. Service was quick. It is self service. Nice patio.

    33333 by halima J


  • Michele M.The smoked turkey sandwich and Mac n Cheese was pretty good.

    55555 by Michele M.


  • Russell HolleyThe brisket is amazing and you can't go wrong with the mac and cheese as one of your sides.

    55555 by Russell Holley


  • Tanner S.Long wait and pretty boring BBQ. Somehow the BBQ in Florida is better. Didn't like any of the sauces either.

    33333 by Tanner S.


  • Kevin K.Pork shoulder is excellent. The brisket is mundane.

    55555 by Kevin K.


  • Carolina R R.Really good. Got the combo with pork shoulder, ribs and smoked chicken. The pork shoulder was my favorite. Also got green beans and apples. They were great. The bread they serve here is sooo good

    55555 by Carolina R R.


  • Mike DEverything

    55555 by Mike D


  • Stephen DavisThe ribs and barbecue were excellent!

    55555 by Stephen Davis


  • Design*SpongeGood down-home barbecue served cafeteria-style in a casual environment. A nice, easy stop before catching a show across the alleyway at The Ryman. Don’t forget sweet tea.

    55555 by Design*Sponge


  • Rishima DThe brisket, pork shoulder, and corn was amazing.. If you eat spicy don't be afraid of the XXX Spicy sauce it's tasty but not too spicy. The Mac and cheese was not anything great.

    55555 by Rishima D


  • Laura MThis is definitely not good Southern BBQ, but it's not bad. The Kansas City sauce was good.

    55555 by Laura M


  • Chris E.Pork shoulder plate was amazing!

    55555 by Chris E.


  • Aaron L.Ask cashier for onions on ur order. Didn't like Tennessee sauce. Preferred Texas (sweet hot) or KC (mild). Serve like soup kitchen. Tennessee pork shoulder ok - try stl ribs next time.

    33333 by Aaron L.


  • Aaron L.Cole slaw eww. Corn good.

    22222 by Aaron L.


  • Vervin StormGood BBQ but if u come on Sunday they close at 6pm

    33333 by Vervin Storm


  • Jennifer T.good food. sit on the patio to get away from the line.

    55555 by Jennifer T.


  • Barb J.Disappointed, no ribs when we went. Waited 3 days to go 'cause lines were so long. Cafeteria style but pretty fast. They get lots of folks through there.

    33333 by Barb J.


  • Wendy GBest ribs & brisket in Nashville ... With the 'OG' Tennessee sauce👍👍👍

    55555 by Wendy G


  • Sophia BurlingGot the St.Louise style ribs which were amazing! The mac and cheese was good but the baked beans were okay at best. Sat upstairs and it was fun to look over Broadway street. Definitely a must eat at!

    55555 by Sophia Burling


  • Rian Y.Excellent bbq.

    55555 by Rian Y.


  • Howie GAll their food is good

    55555 by Howie G


  • Howie GTry their pulled pork

    55555 by Howie G


  • Melissa G.Great food!!!

    55555 by Melissa G.


  • Josh L.Expensive and the sides were over cooked.

    22222 by Josh L.


  • Paul P.Best Brisket in Downtown Nashville.

    55555 by Paul P.


  • Chris I.Excellent BBQ

    55555 by Chris I.


  • Adrian B.Kansas City barbecue sauce is great! Got there with no line and wanted seconds but line was out the door. I should have gone with my hoarder instincts! Yum!

    33333 by Adrian B.


  • Zachary L.Dry brisket and all sides birthed from a can. Avoid at all costs.

    11111 by Zachary L.


  • Jennifer S.Best BBQ I have had. Great prices, filling servings, efficient service. Watching them pull the meat from the oven is a mouth watering experience.

    55555 by Jennifer S.


  • Tammy H.Good ribs and macroni

    55555 by Tammy H.


  • Shawn K.Combo plate with the brisket, sausage, turkey, and 2 sides of corn. Can't go wrong!

    55555 by Shawn K.


  • Lynn M.Enjoyed the pork shoulder with the Texas sauce. My friends had the ribs and said they were over cooked. Sides were fine, but needed salt.

    33333 by Lynn M.


  • Mo Z.All of these good reviews can't be wrong but its my first time here and the food is dry as hell and not good.. hattie b's was much better.

    22222 by Mo Z.


  • Chuck B.Great brisket!

    55555 by Chuck B.


  • Brittany L.Go for BBQ. Try all of the sauces.

    55555 by Brittany L.


  • Chad L.Best BBQ in Nashville

    55555 by Chad L.


  • Dan J.Best bbq I've had...period!

    55555 by Dan J.


  • Brian H.Best brisket in the world!

    55555 by Brian H.


  • Josh H.Go here. The brisket was amazing!

    55555 by Josh H.


  • Greg M.Very good! Better than expected!

    55555 by Greg M.


  • Lorrin J.There was a line out the door! Great Place :-)

    55555 by Lorrin J.


  • Amy Y.Beef brisket and pulled pork is good with BBQ. But not much food for $. Low prices but little food. School cafeteria style and seat yourself.

    55555 by Amy Y.


  • Martin T.Try the brisket and the ribs. Awesome flavor.

    55555 by Martin T.


  • Nathan M.Really enjoyed the brisket and pork. Loved the hot and spicy sauce. Would not get the ribs again though.

    55555 by Nathan M.


  • Kiarash E.Never had a tender beef brisket like this before.

    55555 by Kiarash E.


  • Jessica A.Best brisket sandwich I've ever had.

    55555 by Jessica A.


  • Rick H.Fantastic food! Always stop here when in town. Sentence fragment.

    55555 by Rick H.


  • Roy B.The brisket was pretty good...but only three sauce choices: Texas, KC, and Tennesse styles.

    55555 by Roy B.


  • Geoffrey N.Great Que! Get the apples!

    33333 by Geoffrey N.


  • Kelley J.such AMAZING food!! there may be a line but you will want to wait!!

    55555 by Kelley J.


  • Robert C.Mac n cheese, taste like from a box pork sandwich tasted dry. Disappointed

    22222 by Robert C.


  • David T.Double up on the cornbread, get your drink on somewhere else.

    22222 by David T.


  • Tara G.So food was great! Smoked Turkey was Delish!! Apples sucked! The staff was rude and kicked 1 old man out because the decided they were closed. That was mean!!

    22222 by Tara G.


  • Dave S.Get the brisket

    33333 by Dave S.


  • Jim G.Try the Ribs (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jim G.


  • AmberBaked beans. Yes.

    55555 by Amber


  • mark p.Ribs weren't that great - go for the pulled pork instead

    33333 by mark p.


  • Jason K.Sort of overrated...and they charge for a cup of water

    22222 by Jason K.


  • Kristen L.The best everything.

    55555 by Kristen L.


  • Eric W.Less than average BBQ . I'm sorry , that's as honest as I can get . Corn was the best item I ate . On a scale of 1-10, I give it a 4.

    33333 by Eric W.


  • Caitlin K.3 Meat Combo, D-Licious!

    55555 by Caitlin K.


  • Ainsley J.The best BBQ in Nashville! Don't go anywhere else. Turkey, cinnamon apples, and sweet tea is awesome.

    55555 by Ainsley J.


  • Patrick K.The brisket was great. In the afternoon, the upstairs wasn't crowded and well air conditioned.

    55555 by Patrick K.


  • Jessica P.The pulled pork and corn bread is delicious!!

    55555 by Jessica P.


  • Joel B.Ribs and texas sweet bbq sauce. No frills!

    55555 by Joel B.


  • Tomasz F.if its hot and they have the cucumber salad get it. it'll cool you off nice.

    55555 by Tomasz F.


  • Maryann W.Best BBQ in Nashville!

    55555 by Maryann W.


  • Dale D.The best BBQ I've ever had! The pork is to die for! Yum!!!

    55555 by Dale D.


  • Joey L.Best BBQ in Nashville, says Lecture. Well alright then..

    55555 by Joey L.


  • Ken D.Great pork shoulder plate and rib plate, but go somewhere else for desert

    55555 by Ken D.


  • Eric O.So much food, so good! Can't even finish it all!

    55555 by Eric O.


  • Kristen C.Very simple menu, but I thoroughly enjoyed the Tennessee Bar-B-Que sauce on my smoked turkey sandwich with a side of mac-n-cheese. Good sweet tea, too.

    55555 by Kristen C.


  • Kayla V.The bar-b-que was worth the long wait in line.

    33333 by Kayla V.


  • Brandi J.Best beef brisket I've had! Try all three sauces and change up each bite!

    55555 by Brandi J.


  • Greg S.Good news! Food is still good, staff is still pretty abrupt.

    55555 by Greg S.


  • Jake S.They consider Mac and Cheese a vegetable in the plate deals!

    33333 by Jake S.


  • Vivek S.Good BBQ here. I like chicken, ribs, sausage, and pork. Texas BBQ sauce is my favorite

    55555 by Vivek S.


  • Niccole C.The Kansas City sauce is the best!

    55555 by Niccole C.


  • Lee L.pork should is delicious...you'll have to ask for pickles if you want them though. Try all three sauces!

    55555 by Lee L.


  • Matthew C.Great ribs. Not a place for first dates (messy).

    55555 by Matthew C.


  • ChevroletLook for the “Pigs Over Broadway” to find this restaurant.

    33333 by Chevrolet


  • Debi A.BBQ chicken is amazing :-)

    55555 by Debi A.


  • Dave B.Amazing.. Rib plate is the best bet

    55555 by Dave B.


  • Alan L.Best tasting briscuit anywhere and LOVE the Carolina sauce!!! Get the corn side & an iced tea. Excellent...

    55555 by Alan L.


  • Nat H.Kitchen closes at 10pm, so show up before then if you expect to grub.

    55555 by Nat H.


  • Jeff K.Order the "St Louis" Ribs Plate - douse in the Original Sauce; enjoy!

    55555 by Jeff K.


  • Elijah L.Liked Rippys better

    55555 by Elijah L.


  • Jennifer Y.Baked beans were heavenly, as was the potato salad. Corn bread tastes very authentic too! A bit pricey for what it is, but worth it if you're looking for some good BBQ in Nashville!

    55555 by Jennifer Y.


  • Kayleigh K.Brought a 50 person group here from a conference. Were not at all accommodating, in fact they yelled at us despite the fact that we called ahead. Definitely NOT "the friendliest folks in town"!

    33333 by Kayleigh K.


  • Michelle G.Best Bar-B-Que Ribs ... ever! 'Nuff said.

    55555 by Michelle G.


  • Shauna N.Patio is hidden around back. (Great when you're dining with a canine companion.)

    55555 by Shauna N.


  • Michael G.the rib plate and pork shoulder sandwich are both delicious. have them on the patio.

    55555 by Michael G.


  • Towner B.Kitchen closes at 10 on Friday, but 9 earlier in the week.

    33333 by Towner B.


  • Alexandra M.this place is amazing! the brisket and mac & cheese is bananas!

    55555 by Alexandra M.


  • Tricia A.Skip the cole slaw, everything else is delicious.

    55555 by Tricia A.


  • ConciergeQWhat is your favorite smell or taste in Nashville? Cherryholmes, Country and Bluegrass Artists: "Jack’s BBQ (located in the alley next to the Ryaman)."

    55555 by ConciergeQ


  • karen TSkip the Texas bbq sauce. I assure you, from a Texan, ours does NOT taste like that. Everything else is AMAZING!

    55555 by karen T


  • Rich DGet four bottles of sauce and a bottle of rub for 20 bucks. Worth every penny.

    55555 by Rich D


  • David P.Great food!

    55555 by David P.


  • Brittany L.Try pork shoulder with all of the sauces. Skip the green beans if you want a healthy option- loaded with pork fat- just have the Mac and Cheese.

    55555 by Brittany L.


  • Kyle S.If you're with a bunch of people get the family deal for 16.99 - we got the pulled pork and 2 1 pint sides.. Delish

    55555 by Kyle S.


  • Maria C.There's extra seating upstairs and it's air conditioned!!!

    55555 by Maria C.


  • Kelly R.Amazing bar-b-q, definitely someplace I'll visit every time I'm in Nashville!

    55555 by Kelly R.


  • Sarah S.Combo Plate: 3 meats 2 sides for $13. Split it with a friend.

    55555 by Sarah S.


  • Danny C.Get the combo. 2x ribs and pulled pork. Great combination.

    55555 by Danny C.


  • Jacob T.Some of the best BBQ in nashville

    55555 by Jacob T.


  • Zack B.Top your BBQ with the Carolina sauce. Yummy.

    55555 by Zack B.


  • Scott H.Debbie is right, the turkey is loaf. Ask for pickles.

    55555 by Scott H.


  • Debbi T.BBQ is great! Do not, I repeat, do NOT order the turkey. It's weird. Stick w/ the BBQ pork.

    33333 by Debbi T.


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