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Sharonville Road, Sharonville, OH
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Here is a testament to the quality of this BBQ: people park on the lawn surrounding the restaurant to find a parking spot. Excellent ribs, fast service, and despite feeling packed, I've never struggled to find a table. The only knock against Jim Dandy's is the taste of the side dishes...just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Eric G
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Here is a testament to the quality of this BBQ: people park on the lawn surrounding the restaurant to find a parking spot. Excellent ribs, fast service, and despite feeling packed, I've never struggled to find a table. The only knock against Jim Dandy's is the taste of the side dishes...just average in my opinion.

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Sharonville, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lots of meat and side choices, including turnip greens, good cornbread. Good luck passing this up once you smell the smoke. Good sauces too.

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Cincinnati, OH
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278 reviews 278 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I stopped here to try the BBQ. It tasted OK but when it came to value, I didn't think the portions justified the prices. I expected a lot more meat but was disappointed and left, still hungry. You'll pay about $6.50 for a plain (and rather small in my opinion) BBQ sandwich and over $10 for a platter that has... More 

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Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Don't miss Jim Dandy's when you come to Cincinnati. The atmosphere is perfect and you can't get any better friendly service. Pulled pork is amazing. Forget Montgomery Ribs...head straight to Jim Dandy's.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have eaten lots of BBQ over the years, and this restaurant was just ok for me. I ate with a tour group and ordered a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, cornbread and sweet tea. The sandwich was not very hot. It seemed a bit greasy. My friends and family reported their baby-back ribs were not hot either.... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I really wanted to like this since it is not a chain. It is few and far between to find a non-chain in the Cincinnati area. We gave this a try. It was ridiculous and overpriced. Way overpriced. I am a small woman and left hungry even though I forced myself to eat the not-good food I was served. The... More 

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illinois
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143 reviews 143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have traveled most of the country in search of good BBQ. We happened here on a recommendation from a team members dad. It was on the way back to the hotel and while we were a little reluctant to try this place we figured why not. 1 got the half slab/St. Louis, 2 sides and corn bread. OM MY... More 

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Huntington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Had the pulled pork sandwich and was not impressed. Had no flavor. The potato salad tasted like mayo and pepper Don't think I'll go back

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I'm a pork barbecue lover that has eaten the best from around the country, and the so-called "best" around Cincinnati, and there's none better in our fare city. Jim has perfected his own smoking process and created sides (try his greens!) that distinguish Jim Dandy's from all the others. No yuppie ambience or copycat grub offerings - just plain good... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited first time with friends. Food looked like it had been sitting awhile. I had pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and cole slaw. Potato salad was not to my liking. Pulled pork ok. My husband had ribs, mac and cheese. He didn't care for either. Service not friendly and staff seemed inconvenienced when asked questions. We will not return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sharonville Road, Sharonville, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sharonville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?