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Brother Jimmy's

5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
+1 732-249-7427
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

While the are some ethnic related BBQ around New Brunswick Jimmy's food is the best tasting, but also the most expensive. But you pay for what you get and if you want some BBQ you'll need to add this place to your list...

Thank geo52geo
Reviewed 6 October 2017

.50 wings on Sat - sold. They were pretty good. THe drafts are diverse, and the bbq looked and smelled pretty decent. Wont knock your socks off, but overall would highly recommend when in town, esp compared to what else is around.

Thank OSUrob
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped there while looking at colleges and we got in just before a game. Once there, the place filled up very quickly. The food was good but the services was slow. If you are slammed, send someone over to at least refill drinks or...More

Thank Sandman2012
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

While visiting, family recommended as as a fabulous NC find near Rutgers. I really enjoy NC barbecue and this is like home. Pulled pork and baby back rib combo was excellent. We were told the fried chicken would be a 20 minute wait cooked up...More

Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I know NJ doesn't have good BBQ to begin with, but even grading on a NJ curve this was still bad. There were not many people on a Saturday night which should've been a clue. The ribs were not tender at all, forget fall off...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Place in New Brunswick are run by violent people. Bartender lied said I did not pay because i did not tip. After being lousy slow. Tired to drag me back into the doors only stopped because of patrons. Lousy manager went to talk to smooth...More

Thank Rajneesh C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Baby Back rigs were good and so was the Pulled Pork Dinner. The day we were there they were having a special on Wings 50 cent each with a choice of 4 or 5 different toppings. Great stuff to soak-up a couple of cold...More

Thank Tracker129
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Myself and some co-workers stopped in on a late Thursday evening after a work function at a local hospital. The restaurant is big, trendy, and has a good vibe about it. There are plenty of televisions to enjoy a game. I was the only one...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I grew up in the south before BBQ became a food trend. That doesn't make me lord high commissioner of what makes good barbeque, it just means I've had a lot of it and I know what I like. Brother Jimmy's is a chain (a...More

Thank nictsiz
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had a dinner here on a Saturday night and the place was crowded with young people and families. That said, it was quite loud and there were many screens showing different games - I would not recommend it for those seeking a quiet conversation....More

1  Thank TalpinaT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-249-7427
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