Jack's Bar-B-Que

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 59 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Dedicated Kitchen Space, Barbecue + 2 more
96% of 50 votes say it's Celiac friendly

416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 Directions

(615) 254-5715
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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 week ago

    Very good food. I told them I need gluten free. They changed gloves brought out a new cutting board and pulled from all new packets of fresh meat! Wonderful

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 week ago

    Absolutely wonderful pulled pork. Staff changed gloves used clean surface. And thank you to whom ever bought the meal!!! Wow. Our lucky day. Needed my husband to have a gluten free pulled pork -

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    I didn't even have to mention the word gluten when I got here. As soon as I said, 'Hey I have celiac.' the guy cutting the meat started changing his gloves, got a fresh cutting board from the back and cut everything from fresh stock. Super smooth, straight forward process, which is a nice change. Food was pretty good too.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    The staff was extremely knowledgeable and amazing! I told him I was gluten free and his first question was do you have celiac? Umm wow yes I do and that was a big shock to find such understanding in a joint like this! Don’t be scared off by the initial appearance of the line (I was) as soon as I said yes I have celiac he immediately changed gloves, got a new cutting board used only for meat ever, new knife etc! All of the meats are safe, there are a few safe sides (Altho the Mac n cheese is NOT gf as a previous review states) and all sauces are too. Our fav was the turkey and pork shoulder though, perfect!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 month ago

    Very accommodating. Changed gloves, got a new cutting board out and removed all bread from area before chopping pulled pork. Excellent food! All sauces are GF.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    2 months ago

    They are able to accommodate celiac. They are knowledgeable about how to handle food and avoid cross contamination. They did pull mt order right out of the smoker. However, it's not the most flavorful bbq I have had. Maybe it was what I had. smoked chicken. But I give them an "A" for effort.

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    Not celiac
    4 rating
    2 months ago

    Staff is knowledgeable. I didn't mention gluten free, but asked instead if the chicken came with bread. He picked right up on it and asked if I had a gluten allergy. Changed his gloves, etc. to keep my food uncontaminated, then the other girls in the line steered me away from certain sides (mashed potatoes! ) without me asking. Food was good. I enjoyed the meal.

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    5 rating
    3 months ago

    Awesome experience! As soon as I told them I was GF, they all changed their gloves and took out new cutting boards. They were so helpful, and the food was GREAT! I’m definitely going back! The potato salad is a must have!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 months ago

    Very tasty BBQ and all sauces and meats are GF. Also had the potato salad and apples. Delish too. They also serve Angry Orchard cider. Counter service so it’s super quick!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Love this place! The staff is totally conscientious and caught the fact that they was a cross contamination issue and remade my plate without me even asking. You can’t ask for better service.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    4 months ago

    They put so much effort into offering excellent gluten free food, even gf Mac and Cheese! Why, why... why ruin it with having cornbread loaves cut and served on the meat cutting board? I’ve been here before without issue, but this time the server didn’t offer to change gloves or cutting board (they were really busy) and he was cutting cornbread with the same knife as meat, cross contaminating everything. As I said they were busy, so instead of slowing things down I just went with Mac and Cheese, Green Beans and Potato Salad... that were all delicious! I just wish they’d served the bread from somewhere else and it would be Celiac safe without issue!!

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    3 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    This is a restaurant that you order at the counter and you take the food to the table as it it already cooked and prepared. So it’s fast. They list all gluten free food. I had roasted chicken, potato salad & cucumber salad. It was all fine. Their original bbq sauce had a bit of tang which I liked. Staff was nice and I felt fine after eating. This is down and dirty food not gourmet. When at Ryman Auditorium, Vince Gill popped up on stage to give out an award of honor. He then said he was leaving to go back to his BBQ at Jack’s. I’m guessing being on Honky Tonk HWY (Broadway) it is a classic that gets you in and out so you can get back to hearing live music.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    This place is delicious and they take allergies seriously. Ate here twice and both times they automatically changed their gloves, cutting boards and utensils. Loved the sausage, ribs and sides. This place is on the Main Street (Broadway) where all of the action is and the most popular place to eat. So lucky that they can accommodate gf. Line can be long but don’t worry as it goes fast. Amazing BBQ and highly recommend!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    6 months ago

    Super nice staff and amazing gluten free bbq!!! I am super sensitive to gluten and didn’t get sick.

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    Not celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    Yummy food and great with gluten free options!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    6 months ago

    Fun little BBQ experience. Definitely nothing fancy but located right on broadway and worth the wait in line to order you food! All meats and sauces are GF and the menu board marked the GF side options. Portions were huge and delicious! Had the ribs and potato salad. Would go back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    I told the staff about my gluten free needs and they responded quickly and kindly to it even when there was a long line of people waiting for food. The chef got a new cutting board, new gloves, new knife and a new piece of meat to cut from. It was fantastic service plus the food was delicious! The smoked chicken was astounding. Absolutely would go to jacks bbq again!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Paid about $12 for meat and two sides. Staff used a clean cutting board, changed gloves, and used clean utensils for my meat after I informed them I needed it gluten free. They also had all gluten free sides labeled.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    As soon as I mentioned I have celiac they responded right away that they are all trained in allergen and gluten free needs. All the meats are gluten free and they brought out a separate cutting board, a clean knife, changed their gloves and got new plates for me. All of their BBQ sauces are gluten free too. I ate here twice and did not have any reactions. The food was great.

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    Staff brought out a new cutting board, knives and all changed gloves. They also clearly posted gluten free sides and were very accommodating to celiac needs!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    Amazing pork shoulder, green beans and cole slaw! Changed out cutting board, gloves, and got a fresh piece of meat when I mention I was GF. Excellent service!! Can't wait to go back😃

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    9 months ago

    Knowledgeable staff and they traded out cutting board, knives, etc as soon as we said Gf. All of the comments below are on point. No one is sick and there were 3 of us.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    We had a great experience at Jack’s! 5 out of the 6 in our family have celiac and we felt very safe eating there. Good selection of food that is gluten free. All of the meat was great!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    I loved this place! You stand in line to get your food and then take it to a table. GF items clearly denoted on the menu hanging on the wall. All sauces and meats are GF. Plates come with cornbread so make sure to state GF and no cornbread. Once I stated GF, they got new meat, fresh cutting board, changed gloves, etc. Along with my pulled pork and BBQ sauce (Kansas City variety), I had the green beans, potato salad, and apples. Everything was really tasty and I did not get sick. Will definitely come back here on my next trip to Nashville!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    All meats and sauces are gf. I told them I have Celiac and they changed gloves and got a new knife and cleaned the cutting board before making my food. Most sides are gf and clearly marked. They even have angry orchard to go with your meal!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    The menu was clearly marked with which items were gluten free. When I went to the counter to order and told them I was GF, the server said right away- "Let me go and change my gloves. I am also going to get a clean cutting board and a clean knife to prepare your order." That right there made me comfortable with eating there. I watched them prepare my turkey, and another server served me my sides after changing her gloves too. The meal was amazing and I didn't get sick! Highly recommend.

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Menu denotes GF options. Food was amazing! Highly recommend the brisket!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Fantastic staff. Butcher changed gloves, got a new knife, and new cutting board. Food was terrific. I had smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, and baked apples. No side effects!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Super good meat! Never had turkey so smoked and tender and the brisket was just was tender and fresh. Amazing! And as soon as they knew I was gluten free they changed gloves and got me a fresh plate just in case of contamination. So so great. Just a heads up though it's not a waitress kind of restaurant, it's like subway. They make your plate and you sit wherever after paying.

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Staff was great- changed gloves, brought out a new cutting board and brand new meat to avoid cross contamination. Also explained the sides that were safe. Excellent food.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Excellent! Staff knowledgeable. All meat and sauces are GF. Sides are clearly marked. Right on the Boulevard with all the honky tonks!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Everything but cornbread was Gf. Changed gloves without asking! Super yummy!!!

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    So Celiac friendly!! Staff was so nice changed there gloves and got out a new cutting board and knife! All sauces and meats are gluten free! Also have several side such as potato salad, corn, green beans, beans and coleslaw.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    excellent! ribs fell off the bone! all 3 bbq sauces gf....changed gloves...changed cutting board. will be back!

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    All meats and sauces are GF. Staff changed their gloves, got new utensils, and new meat without having to be asked!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Super friendly and informative about what I could eat or not eat as a celiac. They even changed gloves, got a new cutting board and knife without me even asking. Excellent food too!! Definitely recommend trying this place out

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Most sides are gluten free. The cross contamination risk is low. They have a separate cutting board and utensils. The staff is very knowledgeable. Plus the food is awesome! I had pork. Potato salad and apples

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Went to the Charlotte location because the reviews on here looked promising. We were very very disappointed. After explaining how it needs to be gluten free, the employee cut my meat with the same knife he cut cornbread with. Besides that, the food was cold and reminded my husband and I of a school lunch. Perhaps the downtown location is a better choice?

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    1 year ago

    Meat is gluten free and it's decent, but hardly anything else is celiac friendly. Not even baked beans or mashed potatoes.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    I had pork shoulder, it was outstanding! They used a separate cutting board, got fresh meat out of the oven and changed their gloves! I didn't have any sides because I was afraid of cross contamination where all sides are kept and served in the same area.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Foos was phenomenal. Really enjoyed the smoked turkey. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable about gluten. They changed gloves, put on clean gloves and got a fresh piece of meat out to minimize any chance of gluten cross-contamination. Really awesome food & experience.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Miss this delicious place. Great food even nicer people

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    I went to Jack's after reading all of the reviews on this app. We waited in a long line and the whole time my husband kept saying "are you SURE you can eat here?!?" By the time it was our turn I was pretty nervous and thinking I wouldn't eat. I told the guy behind the counter I had celiac and was shocked at his response. He went to the back, put on clean gloves, took fresh meat out of the oven and used a brand new cutting board. Amazing! The meats are delicious. I ate the green beans but mostly at the pulled pork, ribs and beef brisket. Worth the wait and so appreciative of the GF awareness.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Jack's was wonderful. We visited on a busy Saturday night, with the line out the door. Despite being slammed with customers, the staff was exceptionally kind and patient when making accommodations for GF. I told the staff I was GF and they changed gloves, brought out a new cutting board and knife, and even used a fresh cut of meat. They were so knowledgable about the ingredients used in their restaurant that I felt very safe eating there. The food was absolutely incredible; well worth whatever crowd is also vying for a taste. No reaction and looking forward to going back soon!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    This is the best GF place downtown Nashville! Awesome food. Very considerate staff and highly knowledgeable! I'd give 6-Stars if I could. My new fav place when I'm in town!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Wow!! Amazing service. Since I saw sign for gluten free I didn't bother telling them. But once the server realized he stopped what he was doing, called me and my dish back and told me he needed to redo my order to change gloves and knives. The other server walked me through the sides. The cashier realized I was gluten free as well and made sure they changed gloves and knives too. Incredible service!!! They didn't have to do that but they did. Delish!!!!

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    They had knowledgeable staff and the food was fantastic! !!!

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    The staff was fantastic & super knowledgeable! They could tell me every single ingredient used. They took extra care to give me brand new meats, they changed knives, and used a brand new cutting board. The butcher put on two sets of gloves as precaution. Great food & great service!

  • User profile picture thumbnail
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Excellent BBQ! They were conscientious of wiping down everything, using separate utensils, cutting board, and changing gloves.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Good food and very helpful staff. They cleaned everything and changed their gloves. I would go again when I'm in town. I'm picky about my baked beans and these were yummy.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space

Categories

  • Barbecue
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
Monday
10:30 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10 pm
Sunday
11 am - 7 pm

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