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“tough ribs, way over priced $67 to feed my family” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Jim's Rib Haven

Jim's Rib Haven
531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
309-786-8084
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Ranked #5 of 75 restaurants in Rock Island
Cuisines: Barbecue
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“tough ribs, way over priced $67 to feed my family”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

average price of sandwich at lunch is $12, dinners gonna cost you $25, jim knew how to serve us, son jimmie gonna run it under

Visited November 2011
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Rock Island, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“BETTER GO HUNGRY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Great Place for Ribs, Brisket, and Barbuque Chicken. And have the order of french fries, freshly cut, and lots of them. Only thing bad is trying to decide on what to have to eat, lunch or dinner. Make sure you have the baked beans also, yummy.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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“Better than Memphis & KC!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We are at the end of a 3-week summer roadtrip. Ribs have been eaten on Beale Street, in Memphis, in Kansas City, Kansas, and even Winnipeg, Manitoba. My husband and sons agree HANDS DOWN the best ribs are here at Jim's Rib Haven in Rock Island, IL! The beef back ribs were SO meaty, the sauce had the right tang, and you could taste the hand-made goodness in every bite of the sides. And, at $50 for a family of 4, this was also the most reasonably priced barbeque our entire trip.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rock Island, Illinois
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“Not worth the hype”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

People rave about the place, and it is $12 for an average lunch if you get fries and a drink... no thanks

Visited June 2012
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Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“lousy”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Jims is a local landmark and I cannot figure out why. Ribs are poor quality tough as nails. 30 years ago this place was good, but not anymore. Any chain restaurant (chillis, applebees, etc) has better ribs. Do not waste your money at Jims!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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