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Old 01-04-2011, 05:22 PM   #1
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So we are in Nashville for a few days. We want some good BBQ. The only "Q" Ive had is mine or Witts, both of which are pretty friggin good (imho). But when in Rome.. I read reviews of some places and that was a waste of time. 4 people say it sucks and the next 4 say it was the best they ever had. We are willing to travel..looking for the place that closes the doors when they run out.. no chains or tourist traps.. Anyone ???? Bueller ? Also, any Nashville tips would be appreciated. By the way its 50 here. I can live with this...
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Not what you asked John, but I would pass on this place Jacks Bar-B-Que. It is downtown by the Ryman Auditorium, lots of atmosphere, but not great food. Ate at BB Kings there once several years ago, ribs were great! Have a great time!
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Old 01-04-2011, 06:14 PM   #3
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Not what you asked John, but I would pass on this place Jacks Bar-B-Que. It is downtown by the Ryman Auditorium, lots of atmosphere, but not great food. Ate at BB Kings there once several years ago, ribs were great! Have a great time!
Lol..we just asked the bartender at the hotel and she HIGHLY recommended Jacks BBQ !
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Not what you asked John, but I would pass on this place Jacks Bar-B-Que. It is downtown by the Ryman Auditorium, lots of atmosphere, but not great food. Ate at BB Kings there once several years ago, ribs were great! Have a great time!
Lol..we just asked the bartender at the hotel and she HIGHLY recommended Jacks BBQ !
I'd go with the bartender info.
Any bartender info......
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Old 01-05-2011, 07:59 AM   #5
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You can be at my house in about four hours. I may have some pulled pork in the freezer.
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:53 PM   #6
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Re: BBQ in Nashville area...

Are you still in town ? If you go to jacks then the one out of downtown is better. if you get south of town then mickey roos is pretty good brisket and even further south JJ's is better pork then what you will find downtown
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Old 01-07-2011, 10:00 PM   #7
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Think Nashville is most noted for whiskey and fried chicken. I would concentrate on that aspect. Also stop at the nearest pawn shoppe and buy yourself a disposable pocket pistolo. RG would work as long as it worked. Toss it in the trash on the way back to the airport. That place has the highest per capita murder rate in the US of A last time I schecked. Only slightly below Dallas and Jouston most likely.

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Old 01-07-2011, 10:04 PM   #8
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That would be Jacskon, half way between here and Memphis. If you want fried chicken make your way to Prince's Fried Chicken...but go before dark.
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Ok sounds like you knows your way around town so to speak. Maybe I was thinking of Memphis. In Nashville you supposed to eat Chili at Tootsies. Tom T. Hall claimed it was good anyway. Person liable to bump into famous folks at that place.

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Not what you asked John, but I would pass on this place Jacks Bar-B-Que. It is downtown by the Ryman Auditorium, lots of atmosphere, but not great food. Ate at BB Kings there once several years ago, ribs were great! Have a great time!
We ate at the downtown location & I agree. Way over rated.
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