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Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

#93 of 1,217 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD
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2359 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38016
+1 901-388-0998
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were wanting bbq while traveling through Memphis. Was pleasantly surprised to find that they have an allergy menu! The manager was helpful in answering our questions so our child could also enjoy the bbq...it was delicious. The cheese muffins are excellent. Would happily return.

Thank JaHannah J
Ballwin, Missouri
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385 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The disappointing part of this meal was choosing one of the barbecue items for lunch. There are platters, sandwiches and many sides to choose from. The pulled pork sandwich tasted great and was accompanied by some tasty home made chips.

Thank Boat-Captain
Melbourne, Florida
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This BBQ place is really very good! Our server Lindsey was so awesome! She was very friendly and had great recommendations. The 2 meat combo is what I ordered with 2 sides. While waiting for that, a basket of cheese biscuit muffins were brought. The brisket and ribs were so yummy and you get a lot of food for your... More 

Thank becvet1
Jacksonville, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I am beyond disappointed. After driving 3 hours we realllly wanted bbq and got to the resturant 45 min before closing. We were sat graciously, but then we waited and waited and waited. Another table was set then like magic the waitress appears and serves you guess it. Them NOT us. We were directly next to them. Sooo we will... More 

Thank Quills12
Ashburn, Virginia
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I didn't see chicken fired chicken on the menu. Asked the waitress and she said sure no problem. and boy was this a big piece of chicken. mac n cheese and mashed potatoes went great with the chicken. recommend this place for sure.

Thank DC_Cazador
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The barbecue pulled pork sandwich would melt in your mouth! Delicious! Service was very slow. Was not updated on status of order and was slow even getting drink orders in. In all fairness I was with a bus group of approx. 40 people, but they knew we were coming and our time of arrival.

Thank dixiebol
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, United States
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. I am working in the area for 20 days and I am sure we will be back to have more.

Thank Dave M
Holbrook, NY
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped by luck when we were passing through Memphis. Jim 'N Nick's is a sit down restaurant but has the great taste of a whole-in-the-wall BBQ place. Our waitress, Diane, was the best and gave us great advice and service. The brisket sandwich was flavorful, tender and moist and the pulled pork sandwich was delicious. We have had bbq... More 

Thank artistJoan
Memphis, Tennessee
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166 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our group decided to go to Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q recently. You may already know how good their BBQ and ribs are, but did you know they have even more good choices? Several of us chose to go with the Chopped Southern Salad (with the Grilled Chicken). Sure there was lettuce, but this salad also had grilled vegetables, pecans, bacon,... More 

Thank David E
Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have eaten here a few times and I can't figure out why the servers are so snarly. The last time was a few nights ago and our server was just plain rude and SLOW. We made it easy - we told her no bread - one less thing for her to do. But we just never could get her... More 

Thank keyfamilymemphis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Bar, American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2359 N Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38016
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD
  • Neighbourhood: Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD
  • Phone Number: +1 901-388-0998
Authentic, Southern Bar-B-Q. Meats are slow-smoked around the clock to ensure the best quality product possible. All trimmings are made from scratch in house daily (not one freezer in the whole building!). Dine In, Drive Thru, To Go, Private Dining, and Catering Available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?