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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
+1 212-967-7603
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“cornbread” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Apparently there are 4 locations for this bbq restaurant, this one is across street from the Penn Station. Enjoyed lunch special that comes with fresh garden salad, a smaller portion of the main entry and one side. Just want’s needed for me before catching the...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brother Jimmys was just the experience we wanted before seeing a basket ball game at MSG just accross the road, although the waitress messed up the order she was really apologetic and the overall service was friendly and efficeint which made up for it (we...More

Thank wirley1066
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located, we decided to give this place a shot as bbq sounded good. Service was quick, and food was great. Had a half rack baby back ribs and corn bread. Both to die for. Would definitely come back!

Thank mebell01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. My husband had the sliced brisket,which was very tender, and I had the pulled pork.

1  Thank bspadone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Expected some good old fashioned American BBQ food but left hungry and disappointed. We did arrive just under 15 minutes late and felt like an inconvenience when we arrived due this and told our table had probably been given away. Fortunately we only had to...More

1  Thank Shaddix13
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We went here as it was close to our hotel and had good TripAdvisor reviews. They were bang on!! Jimmy's was hopping but the found room for the 3 of us. the service was quick and cheerful, beer was cold, and food was delicious and...More

1  Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Restaurant across the street from Penn Station / Madison Square Garden (MSG). We visited on night where an event was occurring at MSG. Plenty of people out. Bar had a good number up front. Restaurant wasn't so crowded. Food was good, but pricy for portion....More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great BBQ in the heart of NYC, right across the street from Madison Square Garden. Service was prompt and friendly, with the server and staff paying close attention to our needs. Food was delicious, including the large hush puppies as a teaser to the meal....More

1  Thank Ed A
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have been here before on a previous trip and went twice on this trip! The food and service was absolutely outstanding! I cannot recommend the loaded fries enough, my new favourite dish! Succulent BBQ basted chicken with fries choice topped with cheese, diced tomatoes,...More

1  Thank Louise H
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The ribs were tender and juicy, and the sauces were decent. Prices were typical for NY, and the size of the portions was fine. Our table shared an appetizer (spinach artichoke dip), and I had 1/2 rack of ribs (with a piece of cornbread). Left...More

1  Thank Scott B
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4 October 2016|
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Response from macro1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly. But it is a great place to have a party and they are close to the subway and MSG. I found it by accident and never regretted the experience. I hope you enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-967-7603
  • E-mail
Put some South in yo' Mouth! at Brother Jimmy's BBQ located on 8th Avenue and 31st Street. We accept reservations for parties up to 12 guests. Please call us if you need a larger party booking. Reservations require a $10 food per person minimum. We serve down home cooking with southern hospitality. We also serve as the home away from home for all ACC alumni. Request Id 5518023
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