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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

This is the best barbeque in El Dorado and is a great local place to grab lunch. The meat tastes fresh and quality. The sauce is good as well.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2019

Went there ONE time and that is the last time.!! I walked up to the counter where cash register is and tried to talk to a man, the owner, he immediately discounted me and walked away. I ordered the food, EXPENSIVE, and took home to...eat. I was SUBSTANDARD. I will NEVER eat there again. Don't wast your money.!!!!!!!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We ordered take out during a business trip and the experience was excellent! The food was delicious, hot, and plenty of condiments to go. The fried pickles and chips are EXCELLENT!! If in El Dorado, STOP IN HERE!! Thank you JJ’s!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

I have eaten here now three times in the short time I've been here and coming from Texas I can tell you JJ's BBQ is Off the Chain!! Small place but food cooked to order so if full go on in, order and wait for...a seat... you will not regret it!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Smoke fills the parking lot and street surrounding this ramshackle joint on Main Street, giving JJ’s an authentic guarantee. Inside it’s packed with gewgaws and people. The food itself, the actual draw, is rather dry and cool to the touch. Best bites: coleslaw and the...spicy bbq sauce, worst bites the brisket and smoked pork.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

How lucky was I? Stopped at JJ’s during travel thru town. Whimsical place with genuine people and atmosphere. Barbecue was spot on, perfectly smoked and the spicy sauce excellent. Sides were also delicious. Their home made fresh potato chips, were outstanding!!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Always really busy, food is good generous portions, good barbeque sandwich. The Ed's curly fries are the best.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Food here is very tasty and satisfying. I have been here multiple times, the food is consistently good.The staff is great!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a little bitty hole in the wall place. You order at the counter, make your own drink, and find a seat. They do charge a surcharge using a credit card. The food was really good. The fish was excellent. It's on my list...of places to try again!More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Pulled pork sandwich is delicious. Would liked to have taken 1 with me. Homemade chips r great. To bad its not open on weekends.

Date of visit: February 2018
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