Best BBQ in Nashville

Check out the top BBQ in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Edley’s Bar-B-Que
1. Edley’s Bar-B-Que
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220 local reviews
908 Main St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-873-4085
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Joe
BBQ platters, sandwiches, sides, and beer, what more can you want! I went here for dinner with 10 people,…
Helen Gaye And Earl
Everyone wants barbecue when they come to the South! Edley's does a great job of giving you what you want. All…
David
You may have heard of Jack's BBQ downtown (which is very good) but my favorite BBQ place is Edley's. Try the…
1. Edley’s Bar-B-Que
1. Edley’s Bar-B-Que
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220 local reviews
908 Main St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-873-4085
Joe
Joe
BBQ platters, sandwiches, sides, and beer, what more can you want! I went here for dinner with 10 people, definitely easy to order at the…
Helen Gaye And Earl
Helen Gaye And Earl
Everyone wants barbecue when they come to the South! Edley's does a great job of giving you what you want. All the BBQ is delicious and the…
David
David
You may have heard of Jack's BBQ downtown (which is very good) but my favorite BBQ place is Edley's. Try the cheesy grit casserole, it's…
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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170 local reviews
2706 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-953-2951
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Joe
Such greatness. Got the pork platter. The pork was dank. Super soft, juicy, huge portions. The Mac and cheese…
Joshua
In my opinion, the best BBQ in Nashville. This location is our favorite and located on 12th Ave. South where…
Courtney
Best BBQ around! My favorite - the Apple Bottom (pulled pork sandwich with apple butter). It's a special…
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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170 local reviews
2706 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-953-2951
Joe
Joe
Such greatness. Got the pork platter. The pork was dank. Super soft, juicy, huge portions. The Mac and cheese side was yum. The bbq sauce…
Joshua
Joshua
In my opinion, the best BBQ in Nashville. This location is our favorite and located on 12th Ave. South where you can find the giant "We…
Courtney
Courtney
Best BBQ around! My favorite - the Apple Bottom (pulled pork sandwich with apple butter). It's a special that's typically not on the menu,…
3. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
3. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
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85 local reviews
903 Gleaves St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-829-6023
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Turner
This is by far my favorite BBQ joint in all of Nashville. Order the BBQ nachos (they are much more impressive…
Amanda
Live Music! Beer! BBQ! This place is awesome! Outdoor space and a relaxed atmosphere - this place has some…
Stay Alfred
Following in the tradition of West Tennessee BBQ, Carey Bringle’s restaurant stands out as one of the very…
3. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
3. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
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85 local reviews
903 Gleaves St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-829-6023
Turner
Turner
This is by far my favorite BBQ joint in all of Nashville. Order the BBQ nachos (they are much more impressive than they sound). Fun fact:…
Amanda
Amanda
Live Music! Beer! BBQ! This place is awesome! Outdoor space and a relaxed atmosphere - this place has some great food with awesome drinks!…
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
Following in the tradition of West Tennessee BBQ, Carey Bringle’s restaurant stands out as one of the very best in the city. Must Try: Dry…
4. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
4. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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57 local reviews
410 4th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-288-0880
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Joe
Beer list - pretty extensive with a bunch of local stuff and a handful of bartenders who know what they are…
Mark
Martin's is one of the iconic places in the Nashville BBQ scene. Two floors - go in street level off 4th Ave…
Stacey
If you are looking for southern BBQ, this is excellent and just across the Pedestrian Bridge. Owner Pat Martin…
4. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
4. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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57 local reviews
410 4th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-288-0880
Joe
Joe
Beer list - pretty extensive with a bunch of local stuff and a handful of bartenders who know what they are talking about and will steer you…
Mark
Mark
Martin's is one of the iconic places in the Nashville BBQ scene. Two floors - go in street level off 4th Ave and order and they bring your…
Stacey
Stacey
If you are looking for southern BBQ, this is excellent and just across the Pedestrian Bridge. Owner Pat Martin has been featured with…
5. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
5. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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73 local reviews
3108 Belmont Blvd, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-200-1181
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jamie+Andy
We like to think this is the best BBQ joint in town. It's our go-to restaurant when company and family are in…
Amy
A Nashville favorite, Martin's BBQ is always a favorite of guests for a true southern bbq experience. Don't be…
Scott
BEST BBQ, don't freak out when they carry a whole pig to the pit. I love the cheese burger topped with…
5. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
5. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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73 local reviews
3108 Belmont Blvd, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-200-1181
Jamie+Andy
Jamie+Andy
We like to think this is the best BBQ joint in town. It's our go-to restaurant when company and family are in town visiting. Dry rub ribs…
Amy
Amy
A Nashville favorite, Martin's BBQ is always a favorite of guests for a true southern bbq experience. Don't be fooled—there's more to BBQ…
Scott
Scott
BEST BBQ, don't freak out when they carry a whole pig to the pit. I love the cheese burger topped with brisket. They also have a bar, the…
6. Edley's Bar-B-Que
6. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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47 local reviews
4500 Murphy Rd, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-942-7499
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Mark
One of our favorite BBQ joints. There are several Edley's in Nashville but we enjoy this one in an residential…
Ashley
Excellent BBQ in walking distance to our house. The pulled pork is fantastic, the brisket tacos are a…
Susan
If you've already had the famous BBQ - Do yourself a favor and get the SHRIMP TACOS!!!! YUM YUM YUM!!! The bar…
6. Edley's Bar-B-Que
6. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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47 local reviews
4500 Murphy Rd, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-942-7499
Mark
Mark
One of our favorite BBQ joints. There are several Edley's in Nashville but we enjoy this one in an residential area called Sylvan Park…
Ashley
Ashley
Excellent BBQ in walking distance to our house. The pulled pork is fantastic, the brisket tacos are a delicious lunch special. They also…
Susan
Susan
If you've already had the famous BBQ - Do yourself a favor and get the SHRIMP TACOS!!!! YUM YUM YUM!!! The bar has a diverse selection of…
7. Drifters Tennessee Barbeque (BBQ) Joint, East Nashville
7. Drifters Tennessee Barbeque (BBQ) Joint, East Nashville
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60 local reviews
1008 B Woodland St, Nashville
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 615-262-2776
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Bill And Debbie
Features Hickory Smoked BBQ, Ice Cold Tall Boys, a full liquor bar, and Live out door music on our two huge…
Tiffany
Our go to place in East Nashville when we need some good ole' fashioned BBQ. There are many awesome places we…
Steve
Couldn't decide whether this was a bar or BBQ place. They have a great selection of beers and pretty darn…
7. Drifters Tennessee Barbeque (BBQ) Joint, East Nashville
7. Drifters Tennessee Barbeque (BBQ) Joint, East Nashville
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60 local reviews
1008 B Woodland St, Nashville
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 615-262-2776
Bill And Debbie
Bill And Debbie
Features Hickory Smoked BBQ, Ice Cold Tall Boys, a full liquor bar, and Live out door music on our two huge patios. (back patio is tent…
Tiffany
Tiffany
Our go to place in East Nashville when we need some good ole' fashioned BBQ. There are many awesome places we could send you too, but we…
Steve
Steve
Couldn't decide whether this was a bar or BBQ place. They have a great selection of beers and pretty darn good BBQ. Music on the weekends…
8. Jack's Bar-B-Que
8. Jack's Bar-B-Que
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59 local reviews
416 Broadway, Nashville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-254-5715
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Todd
Another BBQ joint that is the favorite of many. Their sides are good. Locations near here and downtown on…
Susan
Great fall-off-the-bone ribs! Best with Kansas City BBQ sauce. Yummy sweet potatoes & cornbread (tastes like…
Alannah
Excellent food. The ribs are good. Heck, everything is good. Try all their different bbq sauces.
8. Jack's Bar-B-Que
8. Jack's Bar-B-Que
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59 local reviews
416 Broadway, Nashville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-254-5715
Todd
Todd
Another BBQ joint that is the favorite of many. Their sides are good. Locations near here and downtown on Broadway.
Susan
Susan
Great fall-off-the-bone ribs! Best with Kansas City BBQ sauce. Yummy sweet potatoes & cornbread (tastes like cake!)
Alannah
Alannah
Excellent food. The ribs are good. Heck, everything is good. Try all their different bbq sauces.
9. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Downtown Nashville
9. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Downtown Nashville
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118 local reviews
500 Church St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-770-2772
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Property
Puckett's is delicious and very Nashville. Great live music (check online if you're heading out at night,…
Alyssa
Kind of touristy, but known for its great bbq!
Reservations
AMAZING BBQ and Peach Cobbler, 4 blocks
9. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Downtown Nashville
9. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Downtown Nashville
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118 local reviews
500 Church St, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-770-2772
Property
Property
Puckett's is delicious and very Nashville. Great live music (check online if you're heading out at night, every now and then there is a…
Alyssa
Alyssa
Kind of touristy, but known for its great bbq!
Reservations
Reservations
AMAZING BBQ and Peach Cobbler, 4 blocks
10. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
10. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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10 local reviews
7238 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-776-1856
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Carrie
A great local BBQ joint, located in Nolensville, TN. Drive a little further south down Nolensville Road after…
Stephen
THE. BEST. BBQ. EVER. A new location just opened right down the street from Belmont University, so it's not so…
Lynn
Wonderful! Best BBQ around! (not too far my my house, a little far if you are staying in Franklin or Nashville…
10. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
10. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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10 local reviews
7238 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-776-1856
Carrie
Carrie
A great local BBQ joint, located in Nolensville, TN. Drive a little further south down Nolensville Road after eating and explore historic…
Stephen
Stephen
THE. BEST. BBQ. EVER. A new location just opened right down the street from Belmont University, so it's not so far of a drive.
Lynn
Lynn
Wonderful! Best BBQ around! (not too far my my house, a little far if you are staying in Franklin or Nashville downtown area)
11. 12 South Taproom and Grill
11. 12 South Taproom and Grill
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125 local reviews
2318 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 615-463-7552
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
UrbanNashville
One of many restaurants and bars to try in 12 South - also check out Fido, Josephine's, Edley's BBQ and many…
11. 12 South Taproom and Grill
11. 12 South Taproom and Grill
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125 local reviews
2318 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 615-463-7552
UrbanNashville
UrbanNashville
One of many restaurants and bars to try in 12 South - also check out Fido, Josephine's, Edley's BBQ and many more!
12. Butchertown Hall
12. Butchertown Hall
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80 local reviews
1416 4th Ave N, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-454-3634
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Miss Caroline
This is where the locals go when they want to eat fresh BBQ. Of note: nobody really likes Hot Chicken. If…
John
BBQ restaurant but the bar is fun and they have a great selection of libations!
Lori
Excellent smoked brisket and gourmet BBQ. Just one block from the house.
12. Butchertown Hall
12. Butchertown Hall
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80 local reviews
1416 4th Ave N, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-454-3634
Miss Caroline
Miss Caroline
This is where the locals go when they want to eat fresh BBQ. Of note: nobody really likes Hot Chicken. If you do, this is not the place. …
John
John
BBQ restaurant but the bar is fun and they have a great selection of libations!
Lori
Lori
Excellent smoked brisket and gourmet BBQ. Just one block from the house.