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Jim ‘N Nick’s BAR-B-Q

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915 Odum Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071-3600
+1 205-608-3315
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over experience was great overall. Pleasant interior with a very nice waiter. One the items we wanted wasn't on available so they gave us desert on the house. The food was tasty and large portions. You can't go wrong.

Thank georgesW1570NE
Madison, Alabama
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten at other locations with good dining experiebces wr decided to stop at Gardendale for lunch...the only reason I didn't rate this a 1 starves because the pork plate was ok...nothing was warm... hostess was sneezing (Alabama allergy season organization cold?) and on her smart phone... waitress took order and never stopped back except to drop off the check...... More 

Thank Steven L
birmingham al
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Staff was friendly, bar b q taste like it was boiled, don't like sauce. But the lemon ice box pie was great!

Thank pisces63
Fort Myers, Florida
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127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Driving through town we saw this location on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a shot. I can tell you that we are glad that we did. The food was fresh and the taste was amazing. The turkey platter is a must try. I wish we had a location in Florida - I would be a weekly visitor. The... More 

Thank Ryan G
Gardendale, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ, chicken and tender brisket. Good selection of side dishes. Homemade pies are delicious. Good customer service.

Thank Jackie S
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We just happened to see this place while driving from our hotel. Very friendly staff and very good food. Great BBQ and sides. Not one complaint. We also had a toddler and the booths were very roomy.

Thank Jessica S
Mount Dora, Florida
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250 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

One of the best BBQ places in town, friendly servers, excellent food and conveniently located. You can indulged in barbecue Ribs, Chicken, Brisket and Sausage. Any of these items have three basic ingredients; (smoke, meat and time". Their Cheese Biscuits are excellent. If you're hungry and enjoy Bar-B-Q, this is the place to stop and enjoy.

Thank mountain22
Birmingham, Alabama
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110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I carried our son, daughter in law, son and girl friend for supper. We arrived around 7:45 and ordered. After waiting for our order to come out for over 25 minutes we were informed they were out of potatoes and could make our son's BBQ potato. Our daughter in law's grill cheese was cold and the toast... More 

Thank Rob H
Hernando, Mississippi
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256 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here since it was close to hotel. Service was good but the food was just average. It wasn't bad but wasn't over the top good either. I would come back if in the area looking for BBQ but wouldn't make a special stop for it.

Thank Bigdaddy71100
Frisco, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

They have solid BBQ. I preferred the brisket over the pulled pork and ribs. I would come again but will go for the brisket next time.

Thank Cindy N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 915 Odum Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071-3600
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gardendale
  • Phone Number: +1 205-608-3315

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