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Corky's Bar-B-Q

100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
+1 615-373-1020
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (124 reviews)
“pulled pork” (34 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to dine here looking for great BBQ and it didn’t disappoint! This was my favorite place I have done so far in Franklin/Brentwood/Nashville. I would have actually given it 5 stars but my husband was not as happy with his...More

Thank PBuhrmann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a very good BBQ restaurant, although not the best I’ve had. The pulled port was excellent and the brisket very good, but the sausage was pretty lousy. I wish I had ordered the baby back ribs. I think they would have been...More

Thank Kenhamner1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in town for a graduation and we all had lunch at Corky’s. Had beef brisket and pulled chicken. The brisket was good, but the chicken was awesome. It was moist and flavorful. The sides were okay. Service was great. Also enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank CRMays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only been in Nashville a couple of months and this is the 3rd and by far best bbq joint. Have eaten at the Memphis location on Poplar foe over 30 years. This one is kust as good. Forget Jin n Nicks.

Thank DRMSR2014
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WOW! Thanks for the high praise. We love what we do and are glad you were able to experience it! Say hello next time you are in. Travis

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never know what to expect when I get BBQ. In this case, it was outstanding! Since I make my own BBQ sauce I am pretty critical. Their sweet sauce is some of the best I have had!!! Highly recommend. Since we went on Thursday...More

Thank charlesf930
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review!! I'm glad you stopped by on a Thursday night. Songwriters nights are the best here at Corkys! Travis

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Stayed across highway, checked in around 2, and wanted to find a place for lunch. Stumbled upon Corky's and was extremely glad we did. Staff (I believe Shelby was our server) was awesome. Very pleasant and had great suggestions. One of them was the corn...More

Thank Msiran
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! I hope you are able to stop by again next time you are in the area. Travis

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Who wouldn't love fried corn on the cob! The potato salad was amazing! Everything was fabulous! Try the catfish....yum! Service was great too!

Thank Jacalyn S
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Our fried corn has become a favorite of our guests these days! Travis

Reviewed 11 March 2018

I have been going to Corky's for several years and anytime I am close to Brentwood, I make it a point to stop in for some fantasic Bar-B-Q. Their dry rub ribs are out of this world and they offer some many different sides to...More

Thank 742jamesi
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for the feedback! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! Travis

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The pulled pork was great I will defiantly be back the place is. Great the waitress was great very good service

Thank Pete B
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you Pete!

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to have some delicious ribs, brisket, fried okra, macaroni and cheese with sweet tea to drink. That's what I chose and everything was perfect. Yum!

Thank gshaw5
Travis E, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for the feedback!!! I’m glad we were able to wow you!

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We always walked in and were seated. You can call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +1 615-373-1020
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Family owned and operated, Corky’s is the home of the world’s finest hickory-smoked Ribs and Memphis-style BBQ. Our BBQ is smoked up to 15 hours, and then finished with our signature sauces or dry rub! AND we are more than BBQ … Enjoy any of our popular menu selections such as - Catfish, Burgers, Salads & Chicken Tenders with a local craft beer or soft drink. Not to mention your just gonna love our made-from-scratch Southern style sides. All this great food is served up in our nostalgic dining room or take it to go or head to the drive-thru. We have been cater for over 20 years a variety of offerings … for office parties, picnics as well as weddings! Our Corky’s Brentwood team is dedicated to making sure that you are pleased with your experience and that every bite is more mouthwatering than the last!
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