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Jimmy's Food Store

4901 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75206-7613 (East Dallas)
(214) 823-6180
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Ranked #20 of 3,047 restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: East Dallas
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Neighborhood: East Dallas
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Well known for many years and worth a stop on the East side of downtown. Parking in the area is tough, room inside the crowed shelves is minimal and consuming your lunch inside or outside very limited. Good italian stallion sandwich priced very fairly and drinks in cooler. Would have preferred a more rustic/home baked bread. Would suggest meatball sub... More

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Greenville, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

LOVE Jimmy's!! The smell when you walk in the door is amazing!! There sandwiches are large and very fresh (made to order). There cannoli is awesome as well. I love the fresh pasta and sauces as well as the meat counter! Great little gem in Dallas!

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Allen, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The sandwiches are worth the trip alone! They have the best meatballs around, and I love their bulk Italian sausages (mild and spicy). They also have an excellent selection of pastas from NY and Chicago, and great prices on canned tomatoes. Tons of great Italian wines, and lots of Texas produce. And lots of Italian cookies, candy. They frequently host... More

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Quinlan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We love this place. They have some of the best meat balls, you can buy them by the pound. They have all kinds of wine, and when they do have them, they have great canollis.!!! They do also have a really good deli with all kinds of frest meats and cheeses, they will also make fresh to order sandwiches.!!!

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Best Italian wines in town. Wine pairing was delish! I have now attended 7 of Jimmy's wine pairings and each time I have to ask for a doggie bag. Pasta is always so good! The wine reps are very well educated regarding their wines and have no problem answering questions. I would suggest replying immediately for the pairings. Before the... More

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I found this place on trip advisor and am glad I did. The roast pork with broccoli rab was excellent and well priced. The bread had a nice crust and soft inside texture. The staff was helpful and friendly. A real treat for lunch on the road.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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1,192 reviews 1,192 reviews
799 restaurant reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Being an Italian Citizen and from the Northeast, I am familiar with Italian food, markets,etc.. The market is nice for the south and is an oasis for Italians in the area. The market should have more prepared foods then just a couple of sandwiches and olives. The sandwich i had was poor to fair at best. The amount of meat... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This little grocer and restaurant is much more than meets the eye! It has such a unique and special feel to it. The people are super friendly. We ordered sandwiches and didn't have a place to sit, then we found out they have a special large backroom with extra seating beyond the kitchen. It had a romantic down to earth... More

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Don't expect a big fancy grocery and deli. Jimmy's is a long time favorite old neighborhood store with a great selection of homemade and imported Italian food. Their house-made sausages are the best. It's always a treat to shop and discover something new. I don't consider it a restaurant. It's a small grocery.

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Jundiai, SP
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

The store is great, but so far to be the #3 in TripAdvisor!!! First of all, where in the world you see a place that is called an "Italian" restaurant and don't have a pasta!?!?!? Just got away...

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