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Jack's Original Barbeque

5250 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5004
520-750-1280
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Ranked #627 of 1,668 restaurants in Tucson
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Oct 27, 2013
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Just like I remember as a kid. Friendly Service, Excellent BBQ,! We ordered the 1/2 Rack, 1/2 Chicken, we got cornbread, Candied Yams, and Collard Greens! Everything was Amazing, Smokey flavor with the original Jack's rub and sauce! I'm so excited the new owner's stepped in, stepped up and are cooking the most wonderful soulful yummy BBQ. You have to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Expensive.....If you want to order a side of beans, don't....I did with my pulled pork sandwich, and I could actually "count" the beans on my plate. For $2.50 it's not worth the price. Just go with the sandwich and whatever side it comes with. As for the BBQ pork, it was OK.....not super, but OK. It is very pricey for... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Very good service! The ribs and coleslaw were outstanding! Best BBQ sauce I've had. Can't wait to return to try the briskett and peach cobbler. Good assortment of desserts. The homemade pound cake was great! Homestyle atmosphere- great staff!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I love this restaurant. I usually have the sloppy joe sandwiches which are different than any I've had anywhere. The meat is not ground, it's more like shredded and the sauce is awesome. I was their mailman for a while and I ate lunch here at least once a week. Great BAR B Q

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Tucson, Arizona
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77 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

Jack's was OK and it is a local Tucson Landmark. I walked in with my children and was confused by what to order - multiple menus all over the walls.........AND the staff just kinda looked at us..........HELLO we are NEW here!! Finally a man from the back came an explained it all. The BBQ was GOOD, but the sauce was... More

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