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Mary's Pit Bar-B-Que

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1106 Jefferson St, Nashville, TN 37208-2534
+1 615-256-7696
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Bought a rib sandwich for a friend, who recommended this place. He was really happy when I got back and delivered his food to him!

1 Thank Jessica J
Nashville, Tennessee
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285 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Once you get within sight of the old walk-up-service windows on the building's front facade, Mary's immediately seems something quite ancient. The windows are no longer in use, but their nostalgia-inducing presence is still felt. That aside, Mary's is rather unassuming and plain as far as restaurants go. If you were expecting anything remotely resembling ambiance here, then you came... More 

1 Thank TheBarbecueFiend
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Mary's is a historical restaurant as it has been around for well over 30 years and its still going. You get real BBQ good on a pit with hickory wood. Their in house hot sauce is amazing. It gets my thumbs up! The shoulder on cornbread with slaw and mild sauce is my fav!

Thank shukiesha t
Nashville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The slogan is "You've tried the rest, now have the best!". With no disrespect, the barbecue is really good, but it isn't the best. I suppose back in the day, before the influx of really good barbecue, when the major competition in the area was Whitts or Bar-B-Cutie, this would have been hands down, the best. Even so, this is... More 

1 Thank Patrick K
Bug Tussle
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230 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 525 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Mary's has been around a long time. Their BBQ is good, but not a good enough reason to drive to Jefferson street. DON'T GO on Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 PM. Traffic is horrible because of the church service next door. Lock your car.

1 Thank HappyCamper409

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 Jefferson St, Nashville, TN 37208-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-256-7696

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