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Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Downtown Nashville
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429 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-3930
+1 615-244-7477
11:00 - 03:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently traveled to Nashville with my family over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Since we traveled with my 12 years old some, I didn't think I would get to experience any live music down on Broadway. However, most if not all of the venues on Broadway allow minors in during the day. Rippy's was the best of these establishments for... More 

Thank seanpierce63
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The 2nd floor is a great spot to take kids for lunch. The food is good for the downtown bars, and the staff was willing to workout a dish for the finicky child. The band played at a reasonable level and picked family friendly songs; the band was also good with requests (tried one they had never played for the... More 

Thank Richard A
Ottawa, ON
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch and to listen to some live music. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. Food was your typical bar food. Not special here.

Thank gareauk
Tustin, California
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118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had never been to downtown Nashville on Broadway but I was on a business trip and told I had to experience it. I walked around the area for a while and decided to have an early dinner at Rippy's because it looked popular and the live music sounded great. I wasn't sorry. There were 2 sides to the place;... More 

Thank icyvelvet
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has flow issues, in that it's hard to get upstairs eve whe it's not full. Good music and musicians, but the drinks are expensive. Worth stopping in for a drink, stay if you love country music.

Thank DanThuMan
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with our four kids (12, 10, 6 and 4). Kids loved the live music. The ribs and chili were yummy and atmosphere was very good. Will definitely go back!

Thank Nicole S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loud music. Mediocre service. Good food-especially the pork! Little pricey for what you get. In a busy area too. Wouldnt go back.

Thank David O
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is fantastic, concerts in every floor of the restaurant. The ribs were really good and the waiters very kind.

Thank Leonardo B
New Hartford, New York
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pulled chicken was amazing, tried some local brews as well, which were very good. I would recommend this as a place to stop and visit if you are looking for good food, local brews and great entertainment.

Thank Kevin V
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of friends and I were visiting Nashville. We had to at least try the BBQ so we stopped here on a Thursday night. The atmosphere was nice and Clean and the live band was great. Waiter was friendly but the food not so good. I ordered pulled BBQ chicken with baked beans and it was not tasty at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
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)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-244-7477

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?