BBQ Restaurants in Franklin

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Barbecue masters at Mickey Roos spread dry rubs over choice cuts of meat before slow-cooking them in a Texas-style smoker. The hearty menu piles plates, platters, and buns with barbecue and Tex-Mex fare such as baby-back ribs smoked for eight hours and dished out with two sides such as Boot Kickin' beans or corn on the cob ($14.95 for a half-rack). The hearty barbecue plate ($9.95) packs a plate with smoked brisket, sausage, chicken, or pork and two sides, and the Tex-Mex burrito ($7.95) stuffs barbecue into a tortilla saddled with guacamole and refried beans.

509 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,
TN
US

Each home-cooked meal from Judge Bean's BBQ travels straight from the from the pit to guests' tables, which rest under Christmas lights strung from the dining room's roof. The culinary team's smokehouse classics include baby back ribs slow-smoked for six hours and bayou shrimp paired with jambalaya-style rice. As meals unfold, patrons can watch sports or stare intently at the hosts of Book TV on overhead flat screens or simply listen to the live music acts that sometimes grace Judge Bean's stage.

7022 Church Street East
Brentwood,
TN
US

Jack of Hearts BBQ serves up savory barbecue cuisine made with love, smoke, and a kick of special homemade sauce. Peruse Jack of Hearts' menu for your preferred sauce-slathered selection, from the pulled-pork sandwich ($3.95) to a platter of tender ribs (half slab $11.99, full slab $21.99) that can cure any medium-to-large barbeque hankering. Nosh on the smoked turkey plate served with two stomach-stuffing sides, with options such as potato salad, killa' beans, mac ‘n’ cheese, and Simon's slaw (lunch $7.99, dinner $9.99). The family meals ($24.95–$26.95, feeds four to six people) and party packs ($49.95–$51.95, feeds 10–12 people) provide voracious hordes of friends and family with a hearty assortment of pulled pork or smoked turkey, pintsize sides, Jack of Hearts' special sauce, and enough buns to use as chips in a high-stakes game of Go Fish.

5075 Main St
Spring Hill,
TN
US

For that familiar, feel-good comfort food, pick up some meat and potatoes at Bacon and Caviar, an inviting barbecue joint in Nashville's Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance) neighborhood. Come prepared to feast at Bacon and Caviar — with no low-fat options, any diets will need to be put aside for the moment. Both the young and the young-at-heart will dig the family-oriented menu and ambience at Bacon and Caviar. Bacon and Caviar's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months.

Call Bacon and Caviar for catering if you have a big event coming up. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go.

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Prices are downright affordable at Bacon and Caviar, with most items well under the $15 mark.

900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard
Nashville,
TN
US

Enjoy finger-licking barbecue year-round at Tex's World Famous Bar-B-Q in Nashville. Low-fat foods are not on the menu at Tex's World Famous Bar-B-Q, though, so plan to indulge a bit. Heading out with a larger party? There's plenty of space for big groups at Tex's World Famous Bar-B-Q.

Can't get enough of Tex's World Famous Bar-B-Q's tasty dishes? They also offer a catering service for parties and events.

Drivers can access the parking lot next door.

Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at Tex's World Famous Bar-B-Q.

1013 Foster Ave
Nashville,
TN
US

Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Neely's Bar-B-Q, a down-home barbecue joint in Nashville. For those avoiding fat and gluten, there's still plenty of tasty items on Neely's Bar-B-Q's menu that can cater to your needs. Whether you have something to celebrate or just need something to take the edge off, the drink menu at Neely's Bar-B-Q won't disappoint. Parents, bring your kids along to Neely's Bar-B-Q, where you'll find a family-friendly menu and ambience. Don't go off the grid! With the free wifi at Neely's Bar-B-Q, you can surf the web and get some work done. Big family? Tons of friends? Bring 'em all to Neely's Bar-B-Q — the restaurant has an awesome layout for large parties and groups. During the summer months, don't miss out on Neely's Bar-B-Q's outdoor patio seating.

The dress code is strictly casual at Neely's Bar-B-Q, so come as you are (and as you are comfortable). Catering services are also available.

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You can fill up on Neely's Bar-B-Q's delicious fare without spending an arm and a leg — in fact, typical meals there run under $15. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all available at Neely's Bar-B-Q — swing by for for favorite meal.

2292 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville,
TN
US