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Jim Dandy's Barbecue

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2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH
513-771-4888
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great sandwiches

Had the large pulled pork sandwich. The meat was smoked and very lean. Quite tasty and recommended. Very casual.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
MinkeysMom
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Evansville
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We visited the first time and it was after lunch time so it was only a couple people eating in. I like to see a crowd which is a good indication that the food is good. My son recommended it and he likes it...I think he said the pulled pork is what he likes best. I got an order of... More 

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Cincinnati
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food is just above average for barbq in fact most of the staff is really great until the older lady who believes that she's the owner comes up to the front then everyone's mood changes. For good reason she is not at all nice In fact she has no business talking with people at all. An she over charged... More 

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Walt Disney World, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Some of the best BBQ I have ever had. MY wife is a writer so we stopped by for a conferences and I was a stow away on a trip. I read some good reviews and stooped by. great ribs real good pulled pork. At the end of our meal jim stooped by to check in on us super nice!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I don't know what to say to the folks who loved this place, but it was not what I'd call great, or even good barbecue. Maybe it's a regional thing. Not a lot of character or flavor to the meat, and the sides were pretty mediocre. My son didn't even finish his mac & cheese, and he LOVES Mac &... More 

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Evansville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had the large pulled pork sandwich. The meat was smoked and very lean. Quite tasty and recommended. Very casual.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have eaten here Several times before so I knew it was a good choice for a place to take a collegue when I was staying nearby on a business trip. The food is always good and made fresh (the smokers and piles of wood are right in the back). It is a reasonable value for the price with friendly... More 

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Antioch, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

better-than-average barbque for being outside the South. Excellent brisket good fixings, served in a casual, comfortable environment.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband loves this place for their pulled pork and ribs. They use a rub. Sides are good and it is locally owned conveinent location off of I-75

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Here is a testament to the quality of this BBQ: people park on the lawn surrounding the restaurant to find a parking spot. Excellent ribs, fast service, and despite feeling packed, I've never struggled to find a table. The only knock against Jim Dandy's is the taste of the side dishes...just average in my opinion.

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Hollister, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love this barbecue joint. The food is outstanding and the service great. The owner is very involved and the product shows. They offer outstanding sauce verity. All BBQ smoked onsite and fresh.

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Additional Information about Jim Dandy's Barbecue

Address: 2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Phone Number: 513-771-4888
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-771-4888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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