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J&J Barbeque

208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
(715) 673-4717
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Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Nelson
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great setting and delicious BBQ! Lots of choices on the menu for great BBQ items and Fast service. We had to have the ice cream too...warning...A single scoop is wayyyyy plenty! Lol especially after the yummy food!

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Driven past this place many times over the years heading to Rochester and never stopped. A gem of a place. Although they now have a larger dining area, we chose to sit and eat in the 'store' part, which was the original. Our food was fabulous with huge portions. You order at the counter and they bring it to your... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went there today for the first time. We were in Pepin, WI about lunch time and were looking for something different. I'd seen the sign driving from Alma one day and the sign stuck. We tried it and the claim was pretty much right on. Great Ribs!! Half a rack was enough for me. The baked beans were also... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Big amount of food for the money. There 1/2 rack is larger that most full rack. Great Flavor. Baked Beans & Potato Salad is fantastic. You order at the counter and pay there then sit down and wait for the biggest surprise of your life. These Ribs where the best I ever had. you will not be disappointed.

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Alma Center
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Hubby and I took the motorcycle out for ride today and decided to try some bbq at j&J. I had the pulled pork wrap, he had the combo wrap. They were both excellent. There prices are very good and they have a wide assortment of root beers. Try the Tommy Knocker one it's different in a good way. Next time... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

After living in Memphis and enjoying great Bar-B-Que, I could not believe it when I happened accross J&J's in Nelson Wisconsin. Taking a Motorcycle tour up the Great River Road along the Mississippi, I could smell the smoke as I entered the town of Nelson and it made me stop. I had the the Carolina Pork & Rib plate and... More

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Andover, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Small place that is amazing. They forgot our order but still worth 5 stars! Barbecue brisket sandwich was wonderful. Meat was very tender. Beans were tasty. Way too many root beer choices. They had great ice cream selection but way too full by that time. Spent $21 for 2 brisket sandwich baskets and 2 bottles root beers for lunch. DEFINITELY... More

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a place quite local to me but it was my first ever visit. Definitely not my last! The setting is an old storefront that welcomes you in to an antique and collectibles shop which just happens to serve very fine BBQ food too. Service is super-friendly and very quick. From order to serve took minutes. That said, it... More

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Great place for BBQ and very reasonable. They just finished a remodel and it has enhanced the dining experience. Service is really good and the food is better.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have driven by this place for years and wondered what it was like. We finally stopped in during a trip to the National Eagle Center and we were very pleased with the experience. Very tasty BBQ. The pulled pork was quite good and the cheese steak sandwich is out of this world. They use their smoked beef brisket to... More

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