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Corky's Bar-B-Q

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100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
+1 615-373-1020
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

It has been a few years since we had visited Corky's. What I remembered were the ribs and the fried corn on the cob. My memories did not disappoint. The ribs were good. Not the best I have ever had but good nonetheless. The corn was excellent as usual. My wife enjoyed the chicken which was tender and tasty. Our... More 

Thank Richard R
Fruitland Park, Florida
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My son and I had a late lunch before catching a show at The Ryman Auditorium. The server was very attentive and knowledgeable of the menu. My son had the 1/2 rack ribs with one half sauced and the other half with dry rub. The ribs were moist, tender, and fell off the bone. I had the 1/2 chicken which... More 

Thank FLGator89
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews so wanted to try it out. Got the full rack with 4 sides. I have to say I was disappointed in the ribs. They weren't warm enough and way too fatty,our sides were very tasty. Service was a little lacking slow on table coverage but was friendly. Probably would not make it a priority for a return... More 

Thank Rick P
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have some bbq food while visiting Tennessee and after reading good reviews, we decided to try here. We were definitely not let down! The bbq pulled pork dinner with Mac & cheese, collard greens, & corn bread was excellent. My husband loved the Buffalo chicken & fried corn on the cob. you get a good amount of... More 

Thank Amy B
Crossville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Location makes traffic difficult getting in and out, but well worth the effort. Service was fast and friendly. The Ribs were great! Excellent sides and portions abundant. Will go back again, and again.

Thank Joe38571
Oxford, Mississippi
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Not quite as good as the original location on Poplar Ave. in Memphis, but definitely very good. Potato salad is extremely tasty. If you're not terribly hungry, try the lite BBQ plate--any meat barbecued plus one side item for $8.50.

Thank manfrommaine
Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Wanting to sample local fare on the 4th we headed to Corky's. We were seated upon arrival at this sorta blues and country western styled BBQ venue. I ordered a slab of ribs which included four sides. I upgraded for $1 each to get a baked potato and house salad. I was presented with a huge slab of ribs, a... More 

Thank Jo P
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Corky's was a pleasant surprise. We googled food choices in the area and stumbled on this gem. The two of us ordered the 3 meat combo for $18 and added a 1/4 slab of ribs for $4! The meal came with 2 sides. We shared and couldn't eat all of it. Everything was delicious including the water and the cornbread... More 

Thank Syreeta M
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155 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

For our reunion supper we left the cooking up to Corky. We ordered pulled pork barbecue, slaw, potato salad, and corn muffins. My cousin, who lives nearby, promised it would be good and she was correct. Pork was tender and gently smoky. My favorite was the potato salad and corn muffins.

Thank Larry C
Melbourne, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

16 of us arrived on a Saturday night, tired and hungry after traveling almost 24 hours. We were seated quickly, orders were taken quckly (even though some were changed many times) Our excellent food arrived at just the right temperature. The fried green tomatoes were the best I;ve ever had. We loved this place so much that we went back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +1 615-373-1020

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