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John A's

$$ - $$$American, ,
2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“catfish” (76 reviews)
“prime rib” (33 reviews)
“chicken livers” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
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1 - 10 of 609 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry John A's. There were 4 in our party and we all ordered something different. None of us liked our meal. The service was super slow and there was a sickening odor in there as well. The live music was entertaining.

Thank bestwijo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John A's is located in the mall area that is directly across from the road in to the Gaylord Opryland Resort. There are quite a few restaurants in that area. John A's has a great atmosphere and when we were there, we enjoyed a live...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to John A's because it was close to our hotel, but it was one of the highlights of our trip and we will definitely go back. There were 6 in our group and we all ordered something different and we all loved our...More

Thank baagnew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shared a fried chicken sandwich for lunch with my husband before we hit the road back home. It was delicious - the fries were OK. If I go back to Nashville, will try this place again.

Thank mimjoe
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Went here after reading reviews. Ordered prime rib. When it came it was tough and fatty. I have had prime rib many times and this was not good quality meat. When the waitress asked was all ok I said no meat is tough and tasteless....More

Thank Carole H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner on the recommendation of the concierge where we're staying, and glad we did. The restaurant is a casual place with an additional outside bar area. Being very early, there weren't many diners inside, and we were doubting the wisdom...More

1  Thank jimbo0101
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I loved the relaxed atmosphere and the food was delicious and cheap! It was neat looking around at all the pictures hanging on the walls. I love hole in the wall restaurants and this is one I will be back to.

Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went to John A's to get a late evening meal. Had a burger and ended up with a couple of ribs that the waitress bless me with!! They were amazing. Some of the best ribs I have had in a restaurant. Next time I will...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is not a fancy place but it is incredibly friendly and welcoming. We came in for lunch and stayed till 10pm... The staff were heaps of fun, the food was good and the band that played in the evening were sensational. This would definitely...More

Thank DiAndMick33511
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at John A 's. The restaurant was located very close to the condominium we were renting. The place had the Nashville vibe going. The place had a somewhat rustic music city look. Our server was from our state and...More

1  Thank 5265wanda
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Linda B
15 September 2015|
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Response from paulie64 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. Didn't stay long enough to eat.
30 January 2015|
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Response from Jefferey H | Reviewed this property |
SORRY TO GET BACK TO YOU SOOOOO LATE, BUT I've HAD THE FLU! Entertainment here varies; it is usually "locals" who are trying to get into the music bizz. Most of them are not "good" BUT ONCE IN AWHILE... you hit a... More
30 January 2015|
Response from Tanna L | Reviewed this property |
You would to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-1540
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