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“Excellent Wine Bar in Downtown Franklin (quiet, cozy, classic)”
Review of JJ's Wine Bar

JJ's Wine Bar
Ranked #64 of 412 Restaurants in Franklin
Cuisines: International
Description: JJs is an upscale, trendy wine bar, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Franklin. We are known for our Wine-Dispensing Machines, which house 28 different bottles of wine, changed continually. We have three dining rooms, a lounge, full bar, a porch, and additional outdoor seating. JJs can accommodate intimate gatherings, both private and semi-private, as well as large groups. Although we are not open before 4:00 p.m., we have a business-catering program for businesses who are looking for a fun place to hold seminars and meetings. We are quipped with a presentation tools (large screen projector) and will gladly create a custom menu for your event! JJs is also the perfect place to hold wedding/baby showers, birthday parties, or whatever occasion you are celebrating. We will gladly work with you to create a memorable experience for your event! Our menu includes appetizers, flat breads, meat/cheese platters, salads, desserts, and more. We also run weekly specials and utilize local, in-season fare to do so. All selections are made to order, fresh and delicious! Customers enjoy soft lounge music while winding down from a busy day. Happy hour runs 4-6 p.m. and includes half-off appetizers.
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Description: JJs is an upscale, trendy wine bar, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Franklin. We are known for our Wine-Dispensing Machines, which house 28 different bottles of wine, changed continually. We have three dining rooms, a lounge, full bar, a porch, and additional outdoor seating. JJs can accommodate intimate gatherings, both private and semi-private, as well as large groups. Although we are not open before 4:00 p.m., we have a business-catering program for businesses who are looking for a fun place to hold seminars and meetings. We are quipped with a presentation tools (large screen projector) and will gladly create a custom menu for your event! JJs is also the perfect place to hold wedding/baby showers, birthday parties, or whatever occasion you are celebrating. We will gladly work with you to create a memorable experience for your event! Our menu includes appetizers, flat breads, meat/cheese platters, salads, desserts, and more. We also run weekly specials and utilize local, in-season fare to do so. All selections are made to order, fresh and delicious! Customers enjoy soft lounge music while winding down from a busy day. Happy hour runs 4-6 p.m. and includes half-off appetizers.
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

If you want a ‘Chicago style’ wine bar; quiet with jazz or bossa nova playing in the background; in a rather cozy and romantic atmosphere: go to JJ’s

Their wine selection is OK given you are in downtown Franklin (one must adjust expectations); they have the wine dispensers which allow you to try 2 or 3 different wines while having some rather basic but well served appetizers

If you are in Franklin and don’t want to drive to Nashville downtown but still want to dress yo a little and enjoy a couple of hours with in a nice place, with nice music and a glass of wine; this is an excellent choice

Parking is free and after you can go for a rather nice walk in scenic Franklin downtown. I give it a 5 stars review because of what it offers in Franklin

We live in the area so plan on becoming ‘frequent customers’

Thank 318jesusc
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Super nice people. Good service. Great food and wine. It is a little bit dark for me (I'm old and not a hipster like most of the folks there). Nice music. Good atmosphere. Can't say enough how wonderful the owners are!

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1  Thank mame37372017
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The atmosphere from the moment you enter the property is inviting and charming in the old historic home and wine bar of the downtown Franklin area. The options of seating outdoors on lawn, deck and indoor spaces make you feel right at home.We happened upon this place on a Friday evening for an after dinner cocktail before we headed back to the hotel. The live entertainment could be heard as we were walking back to our car. We had wanted on many occasions to stop in when visiting Franklin, and tonight had the time.

We chose a quieter room in the bar area of the home inside where we could relax and have a conversation with the live entertainment in background which was pleasant.Comfortable seating and lounging options were available and the intimate setting was exactly what we were wanting that night.

We chose to order a bottle of wine as not liking the idea of using your credit card to pour and serve yourself. Ordered a cheese plate to accompany the $70 dollar bottle of wine. Very disappointed in the assortment of nondescript plate of grocery store chunks and slices thrown together that resembled an assembly done by a small child. Wine and cheese compliment each other and it is the experience of savoring each sip and taste. The ambiance of the place and the idea they have is ideal for vino lovers, however at the prices they are charging for noshes this wine bar could do way better. .

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Thank design007
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I love the wine selection at JJ's. They have a cool wine self-service wine dispenser that is easy to use.

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Thank belmontguy
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I strolled in to JJ's for a glass of wine after a lackluster dinner at a restaurant down the street. I'm so glad I did! It really salvaged the night. I cannot believe I waited so long to visit this little gem in downtown Franklin.

The wine is serve-yourself. The wines are stored in machines that allow you to select how much wine you want poured in your glass. It was a lot of fun sampling through until I selected the wine I wanted.

For dinner I ordered the Gouda & Prosciutto flatbread. It was delicious. Service was friendly and attentive.

JJ"s is located in a former home, and they have done an excellent job making the space feel inviting and relaxing. Big thumbs up on this place. Can't wait to go back.

Thank John N
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