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Barefoot Charlie's

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125 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3626
+1 615-431-2859
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great place by the lake dining and beverages. Very good place to go for appetizers and beverages. We meet with there with people we have known for years to socialize.

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Thank crosby3
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The atmosphere/decor is cool, beachy. The service - sometimes it's okay and sometimes not so good. We've been a few times in the last 3 years- they've never acted like they 'appreciated' that you were there and they don't go out of their way to make sure you're taken care of. The food could be better, fresher, more creative.....just okay.... More 

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Thank Melissa T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for something different for my birthday in July. It was definitely different and not in a good way. The food and the service were both terrible. Initially inorder the jerk chicken. When it finally came out, it was a tiny little piece of chicken, had no flavor, was so tough I couldn't chew it, and was sticky.... The... More 

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Thank Chelsie M
Boston
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

When this place (re)opened a few years ago, it had a nice Caribbean vibe, tasty food, and a welcoming atmosphere. I even brought my family here several times. Now it has returned to its former life as a second-rate dive. People come to drink, not eat. Limited, tasteless menu. Seedy atmosphere. Too bad: great location right on the lake.

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1 Thank BillChaney
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

New management, new menu. They have ruined this place. Took an hour to get food and they weren't even busy. It came out cold. The food is now generic bar food. Not unique like it used to be. This place will go under soon. Don't waste your time and money.

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Thank Alex H
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This place is a bar. Simple as that. It's a bar that serves food. I don't know for sure but my guess is that most of the food is frozen, nothing is fresh. That's what it tastes like anyway. The food is fine as long as you go in with realistic expectations for bar food. Service is not great. Barely... More 

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Thank habat79
Gallatin, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE!!Wanted to try a new place and was extremely disappointed! Service was terrible..there were four of us- two plates of food came out 15 minutes before the other two. Portions were small when mine arrived-(chicken planks and broccoli instead of fries) it looked like a child's plate- two small over cooked planks and 4 broccoli... More 

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Thank ke1jo1
Lanett, Alabama
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

The appetizer was brought out timely, but we were not given plates to eat off of. We had to ask for silverware and napkins. We waited an hour and a half for under cooked and bland food. My son and I ordered the same thing, and our portion size was not the same (I got three pieces of fish, he... More 

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Thank Leanne M
Memphis, TN
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We had family in town, and decided to go to Barefoot Charlie's for a unique dinner. We got there a little before 6 to beat the Saturday night crowd and so we could do play a little shuffleboard. The hostess said it would be about 30 minutes to sit. We got drinks and played shuffleboard. Around 6:45, we noticed everyone... More 

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Thank abcchick
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We decided to take the family out for dinner one evening, and we chose Barefoot Charlie's. There are two things that keep us coming back, especially if we have our kids along: the outdoor sand "beach" play area and the lake view from the back deck. The service is good, and the food has always been decent, with the fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17
Cuisine
American, Bar, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3626
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sumner County  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-431-2859

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