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English first
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was surprised at the fine quality of the BBQ since I live in a state that is known for great BBQ! It was quite good, as was the service. Very nice, broad menu of more than just BBQ. This place has been in business for more than twenty-five years. Eat here and you will see why.

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Billings, MY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As soon as you walk in the door, the aroma of smoked BBQ carries you away. The atmosphere is open and airy, and the food (and their quantities) meet all expectations. Three of us met there for lunch. It was the first time I'd been there in several years. Now I know what I was missing. We'll be back. Two... More 

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Billings, Montana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been coming here with my husband for years and have become very attached to their prime rib. My husband loves the sausage or the shrimp poor boy. The only real disappointment was the prime rib sandwich which went from a real slice of prime rib to the thin sliced stuff which everyone else in town serves. So I... More 

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Box Elder, Montana
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was the first time visiting this location and so glad I did. This is a local business that serves ribs, burgers with their own personal flair. It was excellent food and wonderful service, I had the crab wontons and half rack ribs the seasoning was excellent. The service is friendly and the prices were comparable to chain restaurants.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

As usual, the food here is good, very good if you get here early and not close to closing time. The accompaniments are good. The place is busy, very busy, almost to the point of chaotic with a somewhat intolerable level of noise. As an old favorite, will most likely return.

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Billings, Montana, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went to CJ's last night for dinner with my boyfriend. In the past, we have had good experiences, usually ordering their prime rib dinner to split. I ordered the shrimp tacos and he ordered the prime rib French dip sandwich. His food was very good according to him. My shrimp tacos came out and I took a bite from one... More 

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Billings, Montana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place drives me crazy. You eat, you hate the dry, over cooked, smokeless, scrawny ribs, resolve to never darken their door and then you do. Great meal. Was I wrong? Did I misjudge them the first time. How about "NO!" Ate tonight. Dry, over cooked, smokeless, tasteless ribs stripped of nearly all their meet. Disgusting. One of my worst... More 

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Billings, Mt
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Thought I'd stop by the CJ's Sidelines and grab some ribs to go home and watch the Football game. What a disappointment. The guy behind the bar taking the order had no personality and seemed rushed. I ordered 1/2 rack of baby backs with coleslaw and skin on fries. When I got home, no coleslaw, two containers of Barbecue sauce... More 

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Top Contributor
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27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

CJ's is a great place to eat. You can order off the dinner or lunch menu. There is a little buffet available with soup selection. Often their appetizers are enough food for a meal! I like the bar and array of television screens to catch up on my ESPN news!

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here because of the convenient location. My husband always enjoys their salad bar - and also ordered the prime rib sandwich. He said it was delicious. I ordered the taco salad. It was fabulous. It came with generous portions of sour cream, salsa and guacamole. Our server frequently refilled our beverages. The cream cheese... More 

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Address: 2455 Central Avenue, Billings, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
Cuisine: American

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