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Jimmy Jack’s East Side

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1940 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240-3108
+1 319-354-7427
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (86 reviews)
“pulled pork” (35 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1940 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240-3108
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

We decided to try out the local ribs at Jimmy Jacks. Not only were the ribs good but the pulled pork sandwich, the baked beens, coleslaw, and local beer. There is also a variety of BBQ sauce that you can pick out yourself and try....More

Thank davcarl
Reviewed November 30, 2017

very tender beef and relatively good pulled pork, but the pork is a little fatty. The sauce is very good as are the sides. worth a visit.

Thank James W
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

If you go here, be sure to get the burnt ends sandwhich. It is very delicious; juicy, flavorful, and the perfect texture.

Thank mightyoak
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We shared a jumbo pulled pork sandwich with a side of baked beans and slaw. It was extremely good. We had enough left over for a snack the next day.

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed October 20, 2017

All I can say is that I LOVE BBQ and this is THE place to get it!! My ONLY problem is that I have had the ribs only once(They are OOTW!!). It seems that I sampled their Smoked Italian Sausage Sandwich once and it was...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I'm a big time BBQ fiend so was pleasantly surprised to eat here. Found out that they have two locations. One being downtown the other is where I ate at recently. This place is right off a major street coming into Iowa City off Highway...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

The son wanted BBQ and Jimmy Jack's was the pick. Never disappointed. Half rack ribs, fries, beans and corn bread was excellent. Too much to eat and took some home. Awesome BBQ!

Thank AmanaSH
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Fab place , good service and fun environment if you like smoked meats . I get the turkey and extra corn bread ,kids love their ribs .. good old fashion BBQ

Thank Kassia S
Reviewed September 27, 2017

A nice place to visit and enjoy the artifacts on the wall..Food and service is MOR...middle of the road...It appears they are heavily into CATERING ..but have a POS (Point Of Sales) operation...Good food and a nice location.

Thank retiredchuck
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We had lunch here on Saturday and enjoyed ribs, pulled pork, and smoked chicken. It was all excellent, as are their sides. Not a big french fry fan, but these were crisp and not greasy. Their BBQ sauce options are lots of fun to try....More

Thank Psyprof51
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1940 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-7427
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