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Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
+1 615-244-7477
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (256 reviews)
“onion rings” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in while walking on Broadway. We had dinner one night. The food was good but not great. If you like barbecue then you have to try this place. Big open place with a couple levels.

Thank ToddS54
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We just arrived on Broadway and wanted to eat first. We hit the lunch crowd - busy but great service. The downstairs area is kind of small so the band made it impossible to talk. But once the food arrived, we all just dug in....More

Thank JohnBHere
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of the bars/restaurants are dark hole in the walls on the downtown strip. Rippy's has large windows on the bottom level and open walls on the second floor which makes the space nice and bright during the day. Not much selection on menu...More

Thank McDeal04
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited late afternoon. Door/ seating Staff appeared not overly thrilled about their roles but eventually found us a table. Our server was good however. Had a couple of beers and some fries listening to a reasonable group. Ok for a call in but hardly memorable...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is located on the main strip in downtown Nashville so it is apparently always packed. Food was average but overpriced, service was just okay. Took awhile to get our orders but we were a large party and as mentioned it was packed. Menu...More

Thank clevelandtravelgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rippy's Sampler Platter was frankly disgusting, and neither hot or cold. The plastic cups should have been the leaving card. The ribs were ragged and reheated, and dry rubbish. Likewise onion rings, wings and sliced ? meat! 4 drinks and we have $70 for a...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent a few nights here while in Nashville. Great live music and southern barbecue. Great location at 5th and Broadway. Go Wednesday through Friday as weekends are standing room only.

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right across the street from Preds stadium. Several different rooms with different live music. We were there for dinner on a summer Sunday. Walked into one room with a large bar and the live music was very good. Unfortunately, we were taken into the adjacent...More

Thank jackiepaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here because it looked fun and the food smelled good. Had the rack of ribs. Oh, heck yeah! Really good! In fact, we went back the next night and had the exact same thing. It was THAT good!

Thank bayrumguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner and drinks on the strip Wednesday night after sightseeing all day. We sat at the upstairs patio bar. There was a band playing. They were good and kept the room engaged. The band was loud enough, but not overpowering We ordered the stuffed...More

Thank wcstory
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26 January 2017|
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Response from Diski08 | Reviewed this property |
Walked in on a Friday afternoon & stood on line for about 15 minutes..not sure about reservations
Chris F
23 January 2017|
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Response from Superfresh85 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about age limit but it's pretty rowdy at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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