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Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar B Q

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1908 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2604
+1 205-320-1060
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I met a friend here while I was in the city. The parking situation is terrible but the service and food were both great. I would definitely visit here again but hopefully not in my own vehicle. All of the parking spots in the area seem to be monopolized by another restaurant and there is essentially no where for customers... More 

Thank GeorgeFeeny
Hualien, Taiwan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a northerner. So one of the things I enjoy when I go to the south is to grab BBQ. Whether it's Carolina, Missouri, or Texas style I'm not picky. Jim 'N Nick's is a great place to go if you like Carolina BBQ. Their pulled sandwiches section is very good. I really enjoyed my pulled chicken sandwich. The service... More 

Thank Chad P
Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that our waiter was great but seemed a bit overwhelmed by a large party that were at the restaurant before we arrived. He was very nice but just not very attentive. The food was great and I would give them another chance if I visited the city again. On the other hand, it took almost... More 

Thank Veronica M
Birmingham, Alabama
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I keep going back from time to time when I get in a BBQ mood. Each time I go back with my wife we talk about how it used to be with larger portions, larger cheese biscuits and smaller prices. We used to get the Pig In A Patch which used to have a huge baked potato but now they... More 

Thank ibcleve
Birmingham, Alabama
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Jim 'n Nicks has several locations in Birmingham. This particular location in Five Points South makes for a fun meal whether lunch or dinner. Very casual - be prepared to use some napkins! You will be licking your fingers, the sauce is that delicious! Ribs are outstanding as are sandwiches and sides. A great meal for locals or visitors.

Thank me2db
Birmingham, Alabama
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Their BBQ is top notch and can easily hold it's own with anyone anywhere. We love it because there is so much more than just BBQ. Their Fried Chicken Salad has become a staple in our family. The prices are good, the service is fast and very friendly. You'll be glad you came and you will be back.

Thank unmikcivpol
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Working in the downtown area so I gave this place a try. Had the BBQ brisket meal with a couple of sides. It wasn't the best BBQ I've ever had but it was very good so no complaints at all. Ate at the bar and had very quick and courteous service. Would definitely go back again!

Thank YankeeOne
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We had a large group (19) and were seated in the group area. There was only a single waiter assigned to the area, and he was working three large groups at once. He was pleasant and did his best, but received very little help from other servers, bus staff, and none from any manager. One sandwich in our group came... More 

Thank B Geoffrey B
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family of four eat here often. We usually get the BBQ nachos, smoked wings and Carolina style pork sandwich!! Always great food and service.

Thank Sherridunn
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Our first taste of southern bbq and we weren't disappointed. We are a family of four and sampled a good variety of the menu. Nothing was disappointing and the highlight was definitely the cheese biscuits. Great service and well priced. Highly recommended.

Thank Tracey A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1908 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-320-1060

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