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John T's BBQ

115 1st Ave NE, Winchester, TN 37398-1698
+1 931-967-9600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (11 reviews)
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
115 1st Ave NE, Winchester, TN 37398-1698
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by this place for lunch. Cool atmosphere, all decorated for Halloween. Fast and friendly service. The ribs are fall off the bone and flavorful. Pulled pork was also excellent. Had a combo and tries the catfish too, it was tasty as well. Perfect sweet...More

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in late 8:55 and they close at 9:00 on a Friday. Early ? There were several groups finishing up and our server was attentive and pleasant. We had the pork plate and beans and greens and potato salad and fried green tomatoes. LOTS...More

Thank DonDe35801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John T’s offers some of the best BBQ ever!! I am from Memphis which is world renowned for its BBQ and John T’s has it beat. The atmosphere is quaint and warm. The walls and dining tables are covered in memorabilia. The owners and staff...More

Thank David B
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We live near this place and it has become one of my favorite restaurant in town. I have had several things on the menu ribs pulled pork pulled beef pulled pork nachos and have never been disappointed. I love the people and the food and...More

Thank Holli C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Fun atmosphere with good food. We each had something different and everyone enjoyed it. One of the better restaurants in Winchester. We ordered all 6 desserts on the menu and they were excellent. I'll save room for dessert next time and get less food.

Thank agHagen
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We try to visit often. They have both good food and good service. The prices are good too. The only problem is the limited time open. I'd love to have them open more days of the week

1  Thank thee1stlady
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I always look forward to eating at John T's...good food...good atmosphere!! The downtown Winchester renovation begs for more restaurants like this...let's hope!!

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The place is cute! Loved the decorations and the feeling of kicking back for a while with friends. The waitstaff were wonderful. The food a little better than ok. We had take out, but are less than two minutes away. The portion sizes were good,...More

1  Thank judye b
Reviewed June 18, 2018

John T's has had a mixed history but has recently added new ownership and staff that has put it all together. Good food, service and pricing make for a pleasant experience. The atmosphere is a typical BBQ joint but historical antiques and newspapers make the...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Took a day trip and ended up in Winchester. This place was on the quaint town square and was the only restaurant open so we stopped for lunch. Service was spot on and the food was delicious. My brisket sandwich came with the meat in...More

1  Thank cperrin63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 1st Ave NE, Winchester, TN 37398-1698
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 931-967-9600
Gotta give a shout out to the fantastic dinner my family enjoyed at John T's BBQ on the square in Winchester, TN. Some of the best dry-rub baby back ribs this Southern boy has ever eaten. Good sauce and sides but the highlight was the fall-off-the-bone ribs man!!! The restaurant needs to get added to Trip Advisor so more people know about it...on second thought, maybe I 'll keep it to myself.
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