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Jim 'n Nick's Bar-B-Q Five Points

1908 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
205 320 1060
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Ranked #53 of 907 restaurants in Birmingham
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Stop in every chance I get. Great Q, good service....ribs not so much. Try the onion rings for a real treat and share!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Their service is usually pretty good, and I developed my favorite servers at each Jim-n-Nick's I have eaten. (I used to go to Jim-n-Nick's in both Alabama and Georgia on a regular basis, before my job changed and I rarely get to where there is one.) To those who have had problems with their service I'd say, you probably had... More

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I went tonight with my wife and we were getting there as the place was pretty slow, our food was imaculate and our server was excellent!! His name was jerry I believe and he had great knowldge about the food and alcohol. I highly recccomend this BBQ joint in Birmingham and if you go, hope that jerry is there! Ask... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stopped by for a late dinner while working in Birmingham. The bartender was extremely nice and had great service. She recommended certain items and drinks. I had the brisket, which was good. Nothing about this place really blew me away, but I was very pleased at the same time. They were closing after I arrived but I never felt... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I got a $10 chicken sandwich. It was supposed to come with a side. I wanted a salad. It was supposed to cost $2 extra which is a ripoff. Instead of $2 he charged me $4.95 for a small salad! A Miller Lite was $4.95! No sauce on the table except extra hot habanaro. When we FINALLY got some other... More

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North Haven, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've been to this restaurant repeatedly on visits to Birmingham and always was very satisfied with the food. This time I had just a salad, but it was excellent. The barbecued meat I had on earlier occasions was also first rate. However, the waiting time was quite long and the service, at least on this occasion, was inept. Others in... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The ribs were tender and falling off the bone, homemade sweet tea, and great service. There's a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Plenty of southern hospitality,

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Toms River, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Barbecue was some of the best I have had. Visited on "taco night" and while we didn't try the barbecue tacos we did have queso with sausage which was excellent. Service was great and wide selection on the menu.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The memphis style pulled pork sandwich and baby back ribs were both as good as the waiter promised. We were at the original location and loved the atmosphere. We meet my daughters friends here and the group of 8 all enjoyed their meals. Not a great choice for a group of vegetarians, but carnivores are sure to leave happy.

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Athens, GA
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14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Had lunch here and it was delicious! Good beers on tap and a full bar. Good BBQ Ribs and fired catfish. What made this place different was our server, Maxwell! he was awesome. Attentive enough but not bothersome. Great knowledge of the food and beers. He was great!

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