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JR's Bar-B-Que & Seafood

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6501 Gibson SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 268-1676
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I was looking for something great to eat close to my home (NE Heights). We decided to drive through JR's BBQ on Juan Tabo. I was unsure If I needed to have called in my order before going through the drive through because the line was an extremely long wait. I ended up going inside and ordering my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Elizabeth O
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Service A+ Food A+ Price A+ Atmosphere A+ Smell A++ This restaurant is what I have been craving here in Albuquerque. I always wanted try it for a few months now but never had the chance because I live like an hour away but man it's worth a ten hour drive, seriously if you're a tourists or a local resident... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was looking for something great to eat close to my home (NE Heights). We decided to drive through JR's BBQ on Juan Tabo. I was unsure If I needed to have called in my order before going through the drive through because the line was an extremely long wait. I ended up going inside and ordering my take-out instead... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The new JR's on Juan Tabo gets you as soon as you walk in the door and smell the fantastic BBQ flavors. The have some of the best BBQ in the city and this is a fast food place!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I picked up supper at the new JR.s on Juan Tabo since it's close to my house. The brisket was amazing, so tender. The chopped pork was good, but I'm not raving about it. Slaw and potato salad were good and homemade. Servings were large; I had enuf for lunch the next day. It came with two good rolls, not... More 

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had the fisherman's platter with fried catfish, fried shrimp, and fried clams. The catfish was cornmeal breaded and fried. Tasted very fresh. The shrimp seemed like it was out of a bag - not breaded in the restaurant, and the clam pieces were tiny - not much flavor. For sides I had potato salad - an excellent mustard based... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We catered an office party with brisket, turkey and links from JR's. The food was delicious and our guests raved about the food. However, the level of service provided by Howard and Fernando was flawless. The food was ready at the exact time we requested and both of these men couldn't do enough to ensure that we were well prepared... More 

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Belen, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nice service and you can always rely on the food to be good. Nothing outstanding, but fine. The menu is extensive enough to suit almost every taste. Plenty to choose from whatever mood you are on.

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Columbia, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The stuffed Jalapenos were very good. The Meat was tender and the portions were generous, but for this St. Louis native the barbecue sauce was very bland. Waitress was courteous and attentive. The place was clean and quiet ( only 3 other couples ) Parking is in the rear of building. A lot of carry-out business while we were there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Every time we're visiting Albuquerque, we try to eat at JR's! We found this place by searching Albuquerque restaurants that serve catfish. The sides are good too! The yeast rolls just melt in your mouth! The people taking the order at the counter are so very friendly. We hope to visit there again real soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Great little place. You have to try the sausage best in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6501 Gibson SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (505) 268-1676

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?