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Jim Barbarie's

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47 Padanaram Rd, Route 37, Danbury, CT 06811-3701
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Danbury, Connecticut
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159 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband used to go to Jim Barbarie's quite frequently, however, when I went vegan (for ethical reasons), we determined there were just not enough options for me. Last night, however, Irene and the chef made it happen. I was so grateful, as I really love the place. It is very cozy, especially in the bar area. It is dimly... More 

Thank sds
Palm Beach, United States
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have an early bird special that includes soup or salad and an entree. No skimpy portions and the food has consistently been very good.Drinks are a very fair size and the staff really fusses over you.

Thank Peter L
Stormville, New York
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124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

JB's is a old restaurant with great food and service. I've been here a few times and never was disappointed. The bar is a fun happy hour bar - it's usually packed and inviting. Everything on the menu is delicious. Portions are big and prices are fair. Bathrooms are old but clean. Lots of room for parking.

Thank Michelle A
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lunched here on a couple of occasions recently and seem to encounter small but annoying problems. First up, the staff are nice, very attentive to start with and the food is reasonably good too, but there just seems to be a disconnect. For example, on a recent visit two of us ordered the same thing, and when the... More 

Thank DuncarinUsa
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a meal with the family. Place was unusually busy for a Monday night but was a combating considering we didn't have reservations. Food was okay I don't think it lives up to the hype I have heard about the restaurant living in Danbury, but food was still decent.

Thank Christy M
Danbury, United States
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We went for a late afternoon Sunday meal and really enjoyed ourselves. The service is truly excellent - from the manager greeting us when arrived and checking in on us during the meal, to our waiter (Antonio? - I really wish I could remember for sure), to the expediters who bring out the food when it's ready. Dinner service is... More 

Thank Hipster_Dufus_714
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Found this place because we have had meetings in the area and needed to bring VPs to dinner. Excellent food and service. We have visited for lunch, great lunch prices/value and same delicious food as if you were there for dinner. Must try the bacon appetizer and if there for lunch the shaved steak sandwhich and frys. A+++++ If you... More 

Thank sherry3976
Newtown, Connecticut
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This has always been one of my favorite places for comfort food. We recently stopped here for lunch and were not disappointed. If you come, especially for lunch, be prepared for a lot of white and gray hair. Anyway I had a great medium rare burger with cheddar and bacon. It is significant because I can rarely get a true... More 

Thank Avidhiker
Danbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My family & I go here often, close to home.excellent food, early bird & lunch options & 1/2 price appetizers on some days. Rolls are awsome. Hubby loves the steak fries & burgers!

Thank indibasil
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

was a bit confused tonight when we went for our monthly dinner at Barbaries.. Walked in and we were not greeted by one of the friendly guys that usually greats us and welcomes us, instead we were "greeted" and I use that word loosely by a female... Wearing jeans, cell phone hanging out of back pocket, covered in tattoos---and was... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Padanaram Rd, Route 37, Danbury, CT 06811-3701
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203.743.3287

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