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Caney Fork

2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
+1 615-724-1200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (121 reviews)
“frog legs” (102 reviews)
“catfish” (360 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Barbecue, American, Bar, Steakhouse, Grill
$$ - $$$
2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Caney Fork
1. Best BBQ in Nashville! Ribs To
"1/2 rack of ribs. OMG!!! So tender and tasty. The best ribs I ever had"
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2. Large Parties/Groups Welcome!!
"They were very accommodating for our group of 20+"
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3. Largest Catfish Filets in Nash
" Best BBQ ever. Ribs a dream. Catfish to perfection."
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1 - 10 of 1,465 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was tasty and service was excellent. Moderately priced and a good place to take families, including young children.

Thank ormondbound
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The ribs are so good. So is the pulled pork. The barbecue sauce is Excellent. I recently visited the renowned Joe's barbecue in Kansas City, voted the best in KC, and actually liked Candy Forks flavors better. The ambience is interesting without being crowded. If...More

3  Thank Pentaburks
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch recently, food was ok. Definitely feel the chain vibe in the restaurant. Service was good.

Thank Hitesh P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reminds me of Bass Pro store inside with all the mounted animals on the walls. Very cute! Free parking and convenient location near the Gaylord. Corn fritters are complimentary and are real tasty. The ribs were good but ask for extra sauce. Side dishes of...More

Thank McFerrid
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a great visit. The food was excellent and the server, Brandon was fantastic! I never had to wait for anything. Great server. Be sure to visit this great place.

Thank dfreeman1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food! Service was excellent! Miley is the man to ask for. He knew the menu and was able to help us make our choice for dinner.

Thank ggarrison123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful. Mikey our server was great explaining all the exotic meats and had great recommendations. Will eat here again when visiting Nashville.

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in. You are taken away by your surroundings, but once you are seated its when your at home feeling begins... we were served by Dora, this woman was a Godsend, she treated us like family, always acknowledging my 9 months...More

Thank Terrance B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of 6 are here on a business vacation. Our server, Noble, was on point. We were looking for some good southern food and we were not disappointed! Large servings and we all cleaned our plates. This was our last night in town, but...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The great food was only exceeded by the personable service we received from Noble, our server! He personifies the term "Southern Hospitality" that we are not used to seeing. He made our dining experience memorable, with menu recommendations that turned out well. Gator appetizers were...More

Thank kingofsling
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Questions & Answers
James R
10 May 2017|
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Response from ItsASunniDae | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know but I do know that they fry their fries in the same oil as the fish because we inquired about shellfish allergies.
10 January 2017|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. We were there as a couple but there were plenty of families around.
23 April 2016|
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Response from J-W | Reviewed this property |
For my husband and I it would be considered a short walk. Maybe 20 minutes. So yes, if you are in fairly good shape, you could walk to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Barbecue, American, Bar, Steakhouse, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-724-1200
  • E-mail
Caney Fork is the #1 Restaurant Attraction in Nashville. We are a Southern Camp-Style Barbecue Restaurant, featuring the best ribs in Nashville, awesome service, interesting decor and a fun atmosphere. Now also rated as the #1 restaurant for Wild Game in Tennessee.

We have the best BBQ Nashville has to offer with numerous unique dishes to satisfy the taste buds of everyone in your party. With local favorites including our jumbo fried catfish, the best Ribs Nashville has to offer, thick juicy burgers, tender chicken wings and the most amazing fried Twinkie for dessert or roast s'mores at your table!

We also offer private dining options if you have an event planned, whether it be for a bachelorette party, corporate event, wedding rehearsal dinner or any other Nashville private dining.

We hope you stop by soon and see why Caney Fork is one of the best restaurants Nashville has to offer. We are the best restaurant near Opry Mills Mall, Opryland Hotel and Nashville Convention Center.
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