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Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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Blackstone Restaurant & BreweryBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery
BA SCORE
88
very good

75 Ratings
Ratings: 75
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Active Beers: 23
Beer Ratings: 864
Beer Avg: 3.6
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1918 West End Ave
Nashville, Tennessee, 37203-2309
United States
phone: (615) 327-9969

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @blackstonebrew

Notes:
Cask offering every Friday at 12 South Taproom. No cask offerings at the brewpub.

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Reviews by JoEBoBpr:
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4.33/5  rDev +11%

This place has a large bar and dining are with large spacious rooms for both activities. It was nice and cozy inside though. Cool beer inspired decorations include 100s of beer bottle lineing some of the walls. There was also some music inspired artwork that was very nice.

I tried their st. Charles porter and I loved it so much I got a grolwer of it too go. They had 6 taps available with the porter, a pale ale, a kolsch, a brown ale an irish stout and a marris otter pale ale. I only tried the one because I had a long drive ahead after that. The beer was excellent though.

Service was equally great and attentive and they even let me walk through the brewery which was small but very interesting and I could smell something fermenting. Overall this place is an awesome addition to a town with a good nightlife.

Oh I almost forgot. I enjoyed the food as well. I had the chicken entree with the black beans and rice pilaf.

JoEBoBpr, Feb 21, 2011
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3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

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This was across the street fry my hotel. It's okay with approximately six beers made on premises. Bar food offered.

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3.99/5  rDev +2.3%

I went once on a Sunday night and was happy with it. It feels just like a restaurant, don't get the pub feel. The selection is pretty good, and I found some of their beers above average. It is in a great location, with Broadway Brewhouse just blocks away. I would recommend if you want good food and a decent beer selection.

MOVERTON1284, Aug 06, 2014
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3.05/5  rDev -21.8%

Day two of my recent trip to Nashville saw us in a bind for what to eat for lunch. Why not try a fourth brewpub?

Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery is one of the few brewpubs in town that also has a kitchen popping out meals. I’ve heard of Blackstones before in other parts of the country, so I’m not sure if it’s a large chain or not. Given the level of décor, brewing expertise and food tastes, however, I would be willing to bet that it is.

I’d call Blackstone the Applebee’s of brewpubs, and that’s not a big compliment. The beer is safe. They have the requisite beers that have different colors and slightly different flavors. But there’s nothing there would scare even the hardiest Bud drinker away. The beers are like different shades of gray – pale comparisons to what their titular namesakes are capable of tasting like.

The food is basically the same. While my wife had a pretty decent steak and blue cheese salad – a monstrous one at that – I had an entirely forgettable buffalo burger. Nothing seemed fresh on the entire sandwich, and there wasn’t much flavor to speak of. And the meat to bread ratio was way off because of the giant bun. The side of sweet potato waffle fries was pretty decent, but again probably something that came in frozen from a Food Systems of America or Sysco truck.

I always think the main judgment of a dish is whether or not you’d order it again. Sometimes there’s a dish where it’s all you crave. Others it’s quite good, but you’d rather explore the menu more. And then there’s the category of never wanting to order it again.

I was on that last category for this burger, and it’d scare me off from the rest of the food too.

bigkingken, Jul 10, 2014
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Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery in Nashville, TN
88 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.