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Brother Jimmy's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
Wed 11:30 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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New York
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family Stopped in for lunch. Northern Ribs and pulled pork sandwiches were ordered. All was delicious and the sides were equally awesome. The menu had many choices, the service and atmosphere were all very good too.

Thank chainoil
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went at 7pm on a Tuesday and were seated at a small table for four. Music was loud and the bar was busy. The food was ok. We got spinach and avocado dip with chips that was just ok. My catfish was good, okra ok, and the greens very salty so left them. The others in my party got... More 

Thank 103Katherine
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Bouboun brisket platter is excellent. Real ice tea nice and strong. Lots of tvs for watchimg your favorite college football game.

Thank Steve R
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have given this place THREE chances to impress me. SHAME ON ME for even giving it that many. Terrible service, my waitress got three meals wrong at our table, forgot drinks, delivered our drinks 20-30 minutes after ordering them. If you think their delivery option is better- THINK AGAIN! They have yet to get an order correct for delivery.... More 

Thank Kiersten S
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food ok. I love BBQ and have a team so my standards are high. Good place to watch a game or bring kids. Side room has games for kids. Good beer selection too and specials for games.

Thank Grolsh
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The ribs at this place are fantastic. I can only give it three stars because you sort of walk out of the place feeling a bit sick. It is not Brother Jimmy's fault more so the food that they serve. It is very unhealthy but yet extremely good. I was at this place during a Rutgers football game and enjoyed... More 

Thank bcnyyan
toms river nj
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is where we ended up eating and our final stop. Everything was ok typical BBQ place. Food was good but not outstanding. Good ending to a fun night.

Thank berky11
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This place doubles as an evening bar scene. We found ourselves playing skeeball on a Friday night and had to come back for lunch the next day. The wings weren't the meaty-est I've ever had, but they were on special for $.50/piece, so I wasn't upset. The smoked pulled pork sandwich exceeded expectations and the collard greens for a side... More 

Thank BeLikeWater311
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I went to visit my brother at Rutgers and he met me at the train station. We had no idea where to go to watch the football games in a busy college town. This was steps from the train station and looked good so we went in. We got there at about 12:30 just before the 1 o'clock start of... More 

1 Thank Susannahg23
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189 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Went here for Mother's Day and very much enjoyed it. BBQ is everywhere very different so don't be picky because the beans are different as you are used to, or the ribs aren't exactly your flavor profile (btw they have 3 kind of ribs). We love our BBQ as we are from TX and GA. And no this isn't TX... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 7322497427

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