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Jakes Barbeque Restaurant

189 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 522-3981
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Ranked #1,787 of 4,426 restaurants in Brooklyn
Cuisines: Barbecue
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- Aug 16, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Fuk this place cheap mofos didn't even give me napkins had to use paper bags to wipe my hands smh but food was pretty good and they gave me 10 cups which was lit

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It seems every time I have ordered from Jakes, my menu was out of date, regarding the prices. I remember when SuSu owned Jakes, you got nice sized sides in pint containers. She knew me by voice, and I always found a surprise of extra cornbread, or some other goodie that I did not ask for. She made frequent customers... More

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Who ever wants to eat GREAT BBQ Jakes the place,don't rule this book by its cover..Chicken off the bones and ribs just don't say. My wife isn't a person that eats a lot and she sucked her fingers with pride eating here. Price is convenient and service nice. Planning to go to NY again and one of my stops would... More

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New York City, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I don't know who rated this place as good. It was far from it. I had the pulled chicken which was not pulled just broken off. Pulled chicken is taken off the bone in shreds not chunks and soaked in BBQ sauce. My sauce was on the side Really?? The sauce tasted like the one that comes in that 2... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012 via mobile

Looking for a place to eat american style, this is the place - beer and bbq in a nice cosy place. Neighbour to Alma btw. A family of 3 from Denmark went there and we really got full and definately recommend Jakes bbq to you guys .... ;-)

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

I'm a Brooklyn native and have been going to Jake's for many years. I remember when Jake's BBQ was almost alone on Colombia St, at the end of the dark period of Red Hook. This was a great reason to come down to the neighborhood and have some great BBQ when it was a scarce commodity in Brooklyn. I remember... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We got delivery sent right to the hotel. Ordered the pork, chops mac and cheese and sweet potato fries for me. Ribs, baked beans and mac and cheese for my husband. The sweet potato fries were slightly under done but the other items more than made up for it. The chops were perfectly cooked, the corn bread delicious. My husband... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Ran into this place after a trip to Ikea. This place has been in business for over 10 years. Cornbread, Pork ribs, 2 sides (cole slaw and sweet potato fries) and a mac & cheese entree. Too stuffed. The staff was extremely nice. Even had a sampling of honey roasted pecans at the end of the meal. Seems they do... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2008

Great food and lots of it

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