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John A's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill
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2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
+1 615-885-1540
15:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Salem, Virginia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

But so was the food. They had live music that night and it was excellent. Band played loud enough to enjoy yet not so loud one could not have a conversation. This particular night I met the owner and was welcomed at his table. Probably not a kiddie place after 8:00 or so but when I arrived there were several... More 

Thank TheFamilyof R
Shelby, Ohio
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to have supper and a drink. Ordered the hot catfish this is good food would recommend. They can heat this dish up if you really like it spicy or just leave it to their standard which is good.

Thank Kelvin E
Youngstown, Ohio
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Cozy bar with efficient wait staff. Good food and no complaints. Nothing stood out and nothing went wrong. Good place to catch the game. I would return while on business to Nashville.

Thank 1231Bill
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Fairly varied menu. Good choice if you are escaping Gaylord's Opryland. Easy walking distance. Live music by talented musicians who may or may not have made a name for themselves, but Nashville is crowded with excellent talent.

Thank chuckpisgah
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

American family food with a bar on one end of the room. The catfish was really good and so was the Ruben sandwich. The service was a little slow, but we had a party of 10. The northern beans lacked something, but the slaw was good. One person in our party had a overlooked burger, but it was a fun... More 

Thank Jayme B
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Food was good - I had the catfish sandwich and fries and a couple of beers. Place was pretty quiet though as it was closing. Says open to Midnight (Sunday's) but it was only open until 11. New management they said. Staff was friendly and band was packing up as I arrived late. Looks like it could be a decent... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Great entertainment and the server was very amblicle and offered suggestions. Parking was easy and plentiful which is not always the case.

Thank Heather Dawn G
Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Friendly and good service . Tasty meals of chunky pork chops with delicious teriyaki pineapple sauce and fries plus strips of beef with herby pasta sauce . Enjoyed local beers and live music , just round the corner from hotels .

Thank TonyDodgson
Smithtown, New York
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nothing to write home about, but nice. We had lunch and a late night dessert here. One of the waitresses makes this OUTRAGEOUS Apple Strudel, so we went back for seconds. The food is about average, but it is a friendly spot with live music and within walking distance of hotels around Opry Land. The duo Girl Band, that played... More 

Thank paulaA4400BU
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Took awhile to be seated, orderd the prime rib sandwhich which was questionable if it was prime rib, dident get alit if meat on it for 14 dollors the fries was raw, but they fixed that problem, waiters was ok so it's just ok

Thank jamewlls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
American, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-1540

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?