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Judge Bean's BBQ

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
7022 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027-5215
+1 615-823-2280
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (115 reviews)
“cowboy beans” (19 reviews)
“shrimp diablo” (7 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7022 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027-5215
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant was recommended to my wife and I. Man... we can't wait to come back! The Texas sushi was an incredible appetizer, even for my wife who was nervous at the thought of sushi and doesn't like spicy food. Both dishes we got were...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled on this diamond over the weekend and were blown away. The menu is well rounded and priced affordably. We ordered the Feast and boy was it. Enough for 3. Brisket was great. Pulled pork was moist and flavorful. Wings were done well but...More

Thank Tj T
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

So glad we decided to give this place a try. It was a great BBQ location. Do not let the outside fool you, it is a very quaint place once inside. Very friendly staff and the atmosphere was laid back. The loaded nachos was awesome....More

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the food! Staff very friendly and helpful in explaining the menu choices. Food served quickly and was delicious!! Highly recommend this place!!

Thank dmcfarland43
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Not great! Started with Queso and chips or should I say melted bland cheese! Ordered pulled pork with side of mac n cheese it was definitely boxed but not even kraft! So disappointed! Save your money go to Corkys much better! Pork was just ok...More

Thank Brammy09
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We were down for a weekend to see our son from college,and were looking for a place that wouldn’t rush us out. This was a perfect choice, great food, casual spot let us catch up.

Thank linda2061
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small little spot with really good bbq. I got the brisket, it was very good. I also enjoyed the coleslaw, although my colleague preferred more of a creamy coleslaw. I thought it was great. The portion size was fantastic. It was not...More

Thank Tyson S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Average BBQ. Pork was ok, brisket was dry and uninteresting. Best thing on the plate was the fries. Having lived in KC, maybe I am biased toward more flavorful smoked BBQ, but I think it is really just this location that underwhelms. Only one sauce...More

Thank tom a
Nick A, General Manager at Judge Bean's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Bags of water are a Texas thing. Smokehouses in Texas use them to put by windows that are open and it keeps the flys away. They are just decoration. Thanks

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went there to have some smoked wings, but was way more impressed by the appetizers which were fantastic: the Texas Sushi (jalepeno stuffed with smoked sausage and cheese, then wrapped with brisket) and the Shrimp Diablo. Order several of those and you won't need a...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Love the food the service is great and atmosphere is a nice fit for a bbq joint. The food is the main reason I visit delicious

Thank Rolltidefamily7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7022 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027-5215
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +1 615-823-2280
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THE BEST BBQ EAST OF TEXAS When you come to Judge Bean's, we want you to feel at home. We want to you to get good, home-cooked food straight off the pit, side dishes that will make your mouth water and and an experience that is unique to our place. That's a tall order, but it's a promise we do our best to make good on every day we open the doors. At Judge Bean's, a lot of folks say we have our own vibe. And that is true. We're not your typical BBQ joint. We're better than that.
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