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John A's

$$ - $$$American, ,
2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (79 reviews)
“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“chicken livers” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
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1 - 10 of 625 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I stopped here after going to the Grand Old Opry. The food was really good and a drink in a bucket was only $7 and it wasn't watered down, was a good drink!

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. They gave us a 10% coupon. It was a Friday and there was loves music. The band was great. I don't eat meat so I had the salmon. It was delicious. The others had steak-robert and they loved...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John A’s was better than I expected from the appearance. Overall, both inside and outside, it’s not attractive. On the plus side, our service was very good. I had a cheeseburger and fries, and it was tasty. My daughter had a fried chicken sandwich, which...More

Thank Kcjmiddle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the place since it was within walking distance of the hotel. It's a bar/restaurant. Their specialties are Prime Rib, catfish and fried moon pies. I had the Prime Rib which was boiled in ajou. Interesting flavor. I didn't think I would like the moon...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at John As for some music before going to the Midnight Jamboree. The bad was good. This is an old time country music bar, do not expect new music when visiting John As. We had a couple of cocktails here and they were...More

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch and catfish and all we ordered was good. waitress was so nice and talked to us a bit about a performer later that night that had a voice of a angel. We decided to catch the show and have drinks. Pam...More

Thank meltonsusan73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nothing fancy. It is casual and comfortable. We went to the Opry and afterward wanted to grab something to eat. The band (two in fact) was playing, service was excellent and prime rib sandwiches were very good. What you would expect in...More

Thank Cgammon966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a fancy place but neat and clean. Service is good and food is too. Fair prices! Live music so go early or expect a line beginning about 7PM.

Thank CarolinaRealtor
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this place on the recommendation of someone local. We had a wonderful lunch. The food was cooked as ordered, tasted great. Priced about the same as others in the area. Lunch was so good we returned for supper. Supper was a disappointment....More

Thank Y A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We met friends from out-of-state here for dinner. There were four of us and a baby. This restaurant has a great selection of foods. One person had a cheeseburger and fries, another had Catfish nuggets with fries, yet another had a catfish dinner, while the...More

Thank SkipsMom2009
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
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Response from amm73 | Reviewed this property |
No smoking
Linda B
15 September 2015|
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Response from paulie64 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. Didn't stay long enough to eat.
30 January 2015|
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Response from Jefferey H | Reviewed this property |
SORRY TO GET BACK TO YOU SOOOOO LATE, BUT I've HAD THE FLU! Entertainment here varies; it is usually "locals" who are trying to get into the music bizz. Most of them are not "good" BUT ONCE IN AWHILE... you hit a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-1540
  • E-mail
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