Best ribs in Nashville

Check out the top ribs in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Calypso Cafe East
1. Calypso Cafe East
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18 local reviews
301 Gallatin Avenue, Nashville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-227-6133
RestaurantMeal takeawayFood
Laura
My favorite local eats for fast, healthy, delicious Caribbean food! Amazing roasted chicken, salads, sweet po…
Garret
If you are looking for Caribbean made daily, this restaurant has mouth-watering, fall off the bone Rotisserie …
Julie
Outstanding Caribbean food! Fast service. Carry-out/eat-in. One of our favorites.
1. Calypso Cafe East
1. Calypso Cafe East
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18 local reviews
301 Gallatin Avenue, Nashville
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 615-227-6133
Laura
Laura
My favorite local eats for fast, healthy, delicious Caribbean food! Amazing roasted chicken, salads, sweet potatoes, beans, jerk chicken, e…
Garret
Garret
If you are looking for Caribbean made daily, this restaurant has mouth-watering, fall off the bone Rotisserie Jerk Chicken served with the f…
Julie
Julie
Outstanding Caribbean food! Fast service. Carry-out/eat-in. One of our favorites.
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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45 local reviews
2706 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-953-2951
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Colin
Our favorite BBQ place in town. Best time is between 5 and 7, and a tip: sit at the bar for quicker service. A…
Lowell
A fast casual eatery, serves up smoked pork, chicken, turkey, brisket, ribs, wings, and much more.
Heather
Yummy specials daily and a fun hang on the patio or inside! Delicious beers on tap!
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
2. Edley's Bar-B-Que
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45 local reviews
2706 12th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-953-2951
Colin
Colin
Our favorite BBQ place in town. Best time is between 5 and 7, and a tip: sit at the bar for quicker service. All of the food is good, especi…
Lowell
Lowell
A fast casual eatery, serves up smoked pork, chicken, turkey, brisket, ribs, wings, and much more.
Heather
Heather
Yummy specials daily and a fun hang on the patio or inside! Delicious beers on tap!
3. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
3. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
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46 local reviews
119 3rd Ave S, Nashville
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
+1 615-256-1777
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Matt
Definitely worth the trip. Our favorite museum in the city. A tasteful tribute to the great man himself.
Stay Alfred
This incredibly comprehensive tribute to the Man in Black ranks among the top must-sees in Nashville and is on…
Becky
In the heart of downtown Nashville and a few steps off the "Honky Tonk Highway" (lower Broadway), this Museum …
3. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
3. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
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46 local reviews
119 3rd Ave S, Nashville
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
+1 615-256-1777
Matt
Matt
Definitely worth the trip. Our favorite museum in the city. A tasteful tribute to the great man himself.
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
This incredibly comprehensive tribute to the Man in Black ranks among the top must-sees in Nashville and is one of only 6 attractions in the…
Becky
Becky
In the heart of downtown Nashville and a few steps off the "Honky Tonk Highway" (lower Broadway), this Museum & Cafe is a tribute to The Man…
4. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
4. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
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12 local reviews
903 Gleaves Street, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-829-6023
BarRestaurantFood
Stay Alfred
Following in the tradition of West Tennessee BBQ, Carey Bringle’s restaurant stands out as one of the very bes…
UrbanNashville
BBQ - try out their ribs!
Josh & Allison
One of my favorite bbq places in Nashville! You basically have 3 entree options, chicken, pulled pork, and rib…
4. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
4. Peg Leg Porker BBQ
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12 local reviews
903 Gleaves Street, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-829-6023
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
Following in the tradition of West Tennessee BBQ, Carey Bringle’s restaurant stands out as one of the very best in the city. Must Try: Dry R…
UrbanNashville
UrbanNashville
BBQ - try out their ribs!
Josh & Allison
Josh & Allison
One of my favorite bbq places in Nashville! You basically have 3 entree options, chicken, pulled pork, and ribs. Expect a line!
5. Calypso Cafe West End/Charlotte
5. Calypso Cafe West End/Charlotte
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5 local reviews
3307 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 615-321-3878
RestaurantMeal takeawayFood
Pam
Awesome Caribbean style fresh food
Jaime
Need a quick, casual place to eat or get take-out? This local Caribbean restaurant has awesome nachos, veggie …
Jaime
Need a quick, casual place to eat or get take-out? This local Caribbean restaurant has awesome nachos, veggie …
5. Calypso Cafe West End/Charlotte
5. Calypso Cafe West End/Charlotte
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5 local reviews
3307 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 615-321-3878
Pam
Pam
Awesome Caribbean style fresh food
Jaime
Jaime
Need a quick, casual place to eat or get take-out? This local Caribbean restaurant has awesome nachos, veggie burgers, rotisserie chicken, a…
Jaime
Jaime
Need a quick, casual place to eat or get take-out? This local Caribbean restaurant has awesome nachos, veggie burgers, rotisserie chicken, a…
6. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
6. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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19 local reviews
410 4th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-288-0880
BarRestaurantFood
David
This is the real-deal BBQ! Try the dry rub ribs, brisket burger, and dry rub wings (Neat place that has plenty…
Blake And Shane
This is the ultimate BBQ joint! It's my favorite place to eat BBQ in Nashville. Don't even get me started on t…
Sara
Best local BBQ chain with an amazing top floor that is open air family style seating. A great place to start y…
6. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
6. Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
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19 local reviews
410 4th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 615-288-0880
David
David
This is the real-deal BBQ! Try the dry rub ribs, brisket burger, and dry rub wings (Neat place that has plenty of TVs with the game on and t…
Blake And Shane
Blake And Shane
This is the ultimate BBQ joint! It's my favorite place to eat BBQ in Nashville. Don't even get me started on the dry rub ribs! Absolutely mo…
Sara
Sara
Best local BBQ chain with an amazing top floor that is open air family style seating. A great place to start your night and then walk over t…