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Corky's Bar-B-Q

100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
+1 615-373-1020
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (124 reviews)
“pulled pork” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
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11 - 20 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Bar-B-Que and sides were good. The staff was friendly and helpful. Location was very close to our hotel.

Thank frugal-one
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for the business and the review!

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant going to the first Saturn homecoming in ‘94. Now we have stop and take our friends when we get near Nashville. Dry rub ribs, great sauce, not pretentious. This time, they had live music, yes!

Thank EmpressCh
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for bringing your friends to eat! We appreciate your business and the review! Travis

Reviewed 11 February 2018

My group ordered different cuts. Each one was delicious, tender and flavorful. Sauce on the side so we could test them with our meat.

Thank John M
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for the review John!

Reviewed 31 January 2018

Kevin, our waiter, made this a great experience. He was friendly, efficient and offered suggestions. My husband and I tried ribs, brisket, catfish and smoked sausage. We did not care for the dry rub on the ribs and sausage. We did like the sauce. The...More

Thank Jubillie
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hello and thank you for the review. I'm glad our service was excellent but wish we could have wowed you a little more with our food. Our ribs are also available wet with sauce on them and usually it's a 50/50 shot on what people...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good Memphis-style BBQ with great service. We like it for lunch. Friendly wait staff and large portions. We almost always take some home with us. Reasonable prices. A little hard to get to at times due to location near busy intersection, but worth the...More

Thank FuelScience
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We got the Onion Loaf Appetiter and Shared the Full Rack of Ribs and 4 sides we both had the Fried Corn Delish, Mac and Cheese, and cornbread. All was very Good, but the ribs was Alittle dry but still enjoyed. Our Waitress Shelby was...More

Thank andypandaNashville
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for the great review! Shelby is one of our best employee's and does a great job with recommendations. We cook ALOT of ribs everyday so if yours seem a little dry please ask for another rack. We want to make sure your experience...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Thursday evening, which featured songwriters/singers performing live, which was a nice surprise. The food was good and the prices were very reasonable. We started with the Onion Loaf appetizer-which is similar to a Tonion. It’s a lot of food-we orders...More

Thank Rocketfirered61
Travis E, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks for the great review!! We have really been working on our burgers and are glad you enjoy it! Hope you get the chance to enjoy it again soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I have been to the Corky's in Memphis back in the day and it was consistently excellent. Unfortunately, my last couple of visits to the Corky's in Brentwood have been very disappointing. Food quality and preparation has been in decline. I have the chicken BBQ...More

1  Thank alphad35
Travis E, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

First off let me say how disappointed I am in your experiences. I would love to have you come back in so I could give you a tour of our smoking process and BBQ products and make your meal myself. I know our product ranks...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This is my family’s second visit to Corky’s and we love it!! Both times the food has arrived quickly and has been delicious! The workers are so friendly and the BBQ is some of the best barbecue that I’ve ever had. Their sides are excellent...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Travis E, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Wow! Thank you for the excellent review. We are glad your family stopped by and hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2017

Beef brisket excellent, pork great, fries delicious, bbq and apple bbq delicious, gumbo is good, smoked wings super delicious, banana pudding the best I ever had.

Thank Felipe W
Denise H, Owner at Corky's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

THANK YOU!!! We love it when everything comes together for an experience. Make sure to say hello next time you are in and I will show you some of the other items we are famous for. Travis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027-4637
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +1 615-373-1020
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Description
Family owned and operated, Corky’s is the home of the world’s finest hickory-smoked Ribs and Memphis-style BBQ. Our BBQ is smoked up to 15 hours, and then finished with our signature sauces or dry rub! AND we are more than BBQ … Enjoy any of our popular menu selections such as - Catfish, Burgers, Salads & Chicken Tenders with a local craft beer or soft drink. Not to mention your just gonna love our made-from-scratch Southern style sides. All this great food is served up in our nostalgic dining room or take it to go or head to the drive-thru. We have been cater for over 20 years a variety of offerings … for office parties, picnics as well as weddings! Our Corky’s Brentwood team is dedicated to making sure that you are pleased with your experience and that every bite is more mouthwatering than the last!
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