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Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

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Downtown Nashville
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
+1 615-244-7477
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there for drinks only. Lots of people were ordering food, which looked very good. The menu had a large choice of options. From the second floor you could look out on all the activity on the street below. It was all open.

Thank Gail W
Munster, Indiana
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the feeling that they were too much about fitting people in, having the loudest country music of the street. the food and the service instead wasn't very good. The price was high for what we got.

Thank Jordi C
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is prime people watching and music. Always switching up the talent with some good musicians. The food is alright I think this is consistent for Broadway. I had the pulled pork platter and it was plentiful and good cuts. However it was only warm and not a hot dish. The corn cakes are worth the stop though. Service... More 

Thank Lindsey P
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere, view upstairs and band were good. Some of the food was good, such as the ribs, the wraps and chicken tenders were average. The worst thing was the service. Server walked away and did not take a good order from one of our party. When we called him over he argued that they said they did not want... More 

Thank Mark S
Northville, Michigan
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was average. We all ordered the pork. It was OK - I would not go back there to eat, only to have drinks. Not the cleanest looking place.

Thank SunSurfSandSuds
Georgetown, Texas
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visiting Nashville for the first time and picked out Rippey's based on their top ten review. Both of us had the pulled pork sandwich. It was definately loaded with meat which I found moist and smoky. Wife's was not smoky...wierd. Two sauces, neither labeled (KC style and NC style). Sign says to wait to be seated..after 10 minutes (being the... More 

Thank Gary P
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hit up Rippy's before going to Bridgestome Arena. Live music on each level, and good food. We had the pulled chicken with 2 sides. $11.95. Enough to share between 2 people. Music can be loud, but hey, if you're going to the Arean anyway, might as well start early! A couple local beers, but full bar. Joshua was great!... More 

Thank Chris L
O'Fallon, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place was packed and the people were friendly. The live music was a special treat. We went there for the BBQ but wasn't impressed once we realized that the BBQ sauce was on the table. I had the smoked pulled chicken and it was WAY over smoked...felt like I could have coughed up a charcoal briquet. Others had the... More 

Thank lalabaalman5
Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

THis Honky Tonk has great ribs and great corner location with seating next to open windows. We ate/Drank there 3 times over a 5 day period. The last visit on April 16th was not as pleasant as the previous 2. The young blonde waitress was rude and argumentative from the moment we sat down. She refused to wipe the table... More 

Thank bubba g
Valparaiso, Indiana
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live music and great BBQ. A great place to start the day in general and or if you are hangover. This will rebound you right back to where you want to be. Holler! Have fun. Great times. Great music. Great laughs. Winning.

Thank Hawkeyes0413

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-244-7477

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?