The restaurant’s fifth location will be in a building south of Broadway that was previously occupied by the Copper Kettle restaurant.
Chris McCracken, who bought a 20 percent stake in the Nashville operations three months ago, plans to add several new locations in Middle Tennessee. McCracken leased the 4,200-square-feet space and says that area has a ton of potential, especially with the new amphitheater opening across the street.
In addition to bar-b-que, Jim ‘N Nick’s menu includes hickory grilled burgers and ribeye steaks, tacos and fried catfish. They are most commonly known for making everything from scratch and partnering only with sustainable family-owned farms instead of large processors.
The new renovations will include an upper level with an island bar overlooking LP Field that will feature 50 types of bourbon whiskey and craft drinks, plus a dining area and deck for outside seating. The kitchen and a drive-through window will be downstairs.