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Brother Jimmy's

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5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
+1 732-249-7427
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
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11 - 20 of 71 reviews

Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The ribs at this place are fantastic. I can only give it three stars because you sort of walk out of the place feeling a bit sick. It is not Brother Jimmy's fault more so the food that they serve. It is very unhealthy but...More

Thank bcnyyan
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This is where we ended up eating and our final stop. Everything was ok typical BBQ place. Food was good but not outstanding. Good ending to a fun night.

Thank berky11
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This place doubles as an evening bar scene. We found ourselves playing skeeball on a Friday night and had to come back for lunch the next day. The wings weren't the meaty-est I've ever had, but they were on special for $.50/piece, so I wasn't...More

Thank BeLikeWater311
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I went to visit my brother at Rutgers and he met me at the train station. We had no idea where to go to watch the football games in a busy college town. This was steps from the train station and looked good so we...More

1  Thank Susannahg23
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Went here for Mother's Day and very much enjoyed it. BBQ is everywhere very different so don't be picky because the beans are different as you are used to, or the ribs aren't exactly your flavor profile (btw they have 3 kind of ribs). We...More

1  Thank USABelgie
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went here with friends who work in the area,the food was great ,smell of bbq down the block ,pulled pork was great ,great sides dishes as well definitely a college crowd but everyone very sociable .Staff was great as well.Would recommend if in the area...More

2  Thank mrfreeze968
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stopped here before getting on the train in New Brunswick. For mid-day on a Saturday, it was crowded with the Rutgers crowd on a Valentines bar crawl. The atmosphere is fun...loud music...good drinks and good food. You've got to try the fried brussel sprouts....More

Thank Raree18
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Friday night, in Old Queens town, we saw it coming. The Brisket ordered lean was perrrrfect! Even if you never ate Brussel sprouts as a kid, you have to try the fried spouts here...Wow...pan fried, no batter & salt. Delicious Cole Slaw too. Yes, it...More

Thank A44Chief
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Great place to hang out with an amazing drink selection and the local favorite "pickle back shots". The bbq is great, and skee ball and Basketball games in the back are an added bonus!

Thank a86patel
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We ate at the sushi room, amazing place see my review, across the street & the owner told us to come here! It was a blast!! I just wish I could have had some BBQ!! Next time I'm in the area I'm going here to...More

Thank MLerario1023
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-249-7427
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