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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

6063 Isla Verde Avenue, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
787 791 1000
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Ranked #82 of 107 restaurants in Carolina
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is really good. Nice ambience and the roof has great views of Isla verde. Great food and nice. Our server was Jason and he gave us nice service. We had a great time.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The beef brisket with plantains is very good! At first, I ordered the spicy/hot chicken salad. It tasted like half done chicken with hot sauce on the chicken.

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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The best thing about this restaurant is the price. It may be the best food value in this section of San Juan. In an area that has more than its share of excellent restaurants, this one is, at best, average, The real disappointment was the service. The bartender was rude. The server walked away from the table many times without... More

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Richmond, Vermont, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

In a spirit of fairness, I must make two disclaimers. First: I am a vegetarian. Obviously, a barbecue restaurant of any kind, anywhere, would not be my first choice! Second: I have an admitted bias against restaurants in tourist areas because they tend to serve mediocre, food-service quality food at highly inflated prices. I was with a friend and her... More

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Brunswick, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great restaurant located inside the el San Juan resort and casino. They have excellent BBQ and a really tasty drink called swamp water that is served in a fish bowl with a floating alligator. It is also fun to take a ride on the mechanical bull. The service is slow but that is typical of all of... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just wanted a quick snack so we went to the restaurant for a beer and nachos. We were put in a side area away from everyone younger than us and several other couples in their late 40's to 50's were set with us. The waitress was very slow and was like we were bothering her because... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I do not eat meat, but I was here for a few drinks and eat some snacks. It was a nice place, but not very good service. It took a long time to serve us, but I must say that the shrimp and spinach dip we ate had a delicious flavor. It has a spectacular view and a country-style atmosphere.... More

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Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The location is inviting - roof deck of the El San Juan Resort but that is as good as it gets. Food is below average, service is bad, it is overpriced. Pros: -Nice breeze and view of the coast from the roof top location Cons: -Expensive -Food is below average quality -Service is very slow On Sundays they have a... More

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not sure where to start let's see awesome views nice friendly service decent portions Crappy bathrooms Prices could be better No bread with the BBQ The BBQ sauce had no thickness and was flat it was almost like flavored colored water it was impossible to use more sauce We got rip tips appetizer very good Onion straws. Okay too gooey... More

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Wheeling, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Went on a weeknight and liked atmosphere, more laid back. Enjoyed drinks and would definitely have the wings. Views and breeze on the rooftop were also very nice.

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