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Whitt's Barbecue

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198 Sam Ridley Pkwy E, Smyrna, TN 37167-5601
+1 615-459-9927
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Baked potato full of pork bar-b-que is the best! The potato is big enough to be a meal when topped off with a big helping of pork. This is a great value for the price!

Thank Annette M
Franklin, Tennessee
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1,242 reviews
790 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Whitt's Barbecue makes a great pork sandwich with mayonnaise slaw and pickle. I tried the smoked chicken sandwich and it was good, but not my favorite.

Thank Houston N
Guelph, Ontario
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

As a Canadian, I really miss this place. I don't get down to Nashville very often any more - I used to be down there for business every two weeks! Each time I would have Witts - including at the airport on my way back to Buffalo/Ontario. I remember there is a day during the week that sandwiches are cheaper.... More 

Thank TravelGuy747
Smyrna, Tennessee
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78 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Whitt's has been an area favorite for a long time. BBQ pork, turkey are great. They do sever the Carolina style vinegar sauce that some don't like, but pretty good from time to time. Love the BBQ on cornbread, Wednesday is normally a $1 off the pork sandwich and at $2.30 well worth it.

Thank Glenn M
Nashville, Tennessee
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639 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

I have loved Whitt's bbq since college. After moving back to Tennessee, I had not revisited for years. This is even as we have been back for several years (my bad). When my husband suggested it for a to go lunch, wow was I all in. Yes, it is drive up or walk up only, but if you live locally... More 

Thank Patty L
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

It would be a toss up to see which is better Whitts or Bobs BBQ. I personally love them both. I base which I get depending on which sauce I feel like that night. They are both very very good.

Thank Patrick0127
Smyrna, Tennessee
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308 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

I understand the for better or worse, sickness or health - but this crosses a line. How could she keep this to herself for 30 years?! It ought to be in the Bible - in red! Divorce should be considered scriptural if she doesn't like BBQ! If she wasn't so darned beautiful... Whitt's has been a mainstay in this area... More 

Thank room121
Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

Wish this business did sit down serving, but for take out they have great barbeque sandwiches. And on Wednesday they have a special price. Such a deal!

Thank shafaul
Mt Juliet
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2012

They have had the best barbecue that you put in your mouth. So happy to see that one was built here and it is on my way home. Their pork BBQ is I think the best. They'll sell there sweet tea by the gallon. Thei r staff is always friendly. Love their coleslaw. You have to try it if you... More 

Thank Anne D
La Vergne, Tennessee
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

This location is new and very conveniently located. This is a drive thru or walk up only restaurant, there is no dining room. They do have seating outside. I'm so glad this location opened, it's much closer to home and now I don't have to drive across town to get my BBQ fix. Their pork BBQ sandwich is second to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Sam Ridley Pkwy E, Smyrna, TN 37167-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-459-9927

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