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J&J Barbeque

$$ - $$$
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208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
(715) 673-4717
Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is darn good. The family and I visited this past Saturday night. We fed the whole crew and had a few cold brews. The service was fast and friendly and the food was perfect. We enjoyed the ribs, brisket, some pulled-pork nachos, and some cold beverages. I am not an expert in BBQ but I thought the food... More 

Thank Thomas O
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was driving on the Wisconsin great river road. Stopped in here they had a steady line of customers. Food came out in a great amount of time and was very delicious. Had the Mac and cheese for a side had just a little kick but tasted great. The BBQ beans were great too with smoked bacon pieces in it. The... More 

Thank Brenda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the meal at J & J Barbeque. The bbq ribs are top of the line. They flake off the bones and are juicy with their own special sauces.

Thank Martha M
Wabasha, Minnesota
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I hadn't been to JJs for awhile and then it was always for lunch. Went for dinner with friends and will be returning again soon. The ribs are fantastic. To break from the usual, I had the mac and cheese as a side and was not disappointed. Great BBQ.

Thank Lauri H
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a huge bbq fan however the brisket sandwich I had was delicious. Very good flavor and fun atmosphere. I am more of an "waitstaff take my order" type of eat out and this is where u order at the counter. But u can go into the next room and belly up to the bar while u wait.... More 

Thank olive119
Sparta, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jim and Laura have created an enjoyable eating experience, ribs are their specialty, large ice cream cones, interesting decor, bar and Laura's gift shop. You will leave with a smile and will be happy you stopped there. I can promise you will stop again and again.

Thank Darlene055
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some great bbq at this place! We had by passed it last year but made it a point to try it this year. We had the combination plate which included beef brisket and pulled pork. We also had a half a rack of pork ribs. This is served with your choice of 2 sides. Everything was excellent! I... More 

Thank Sharon S
Wabasha, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome BBQ beef, pork, chicken, it's all good. Large portions of you might want to share, I did say might it's so good. Huge bloody Mary's .

Thank _d47riverrat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you get the chance to have the smoked prime rib go for it. Great value, great food. Great people.

Thank 44tul
Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Smokey. If you like smokey BBQ you will love this. The chicken, pork and brisket all are very good. Now the Strange. Three separate buildings, restaurant, bar, gift shop. You have to order food at the counter in the restaurant, they take credit card. Drinks you have to order in the bar, sorry cash only bar. Soda you have to... More 

Thank Dean P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (715) 673-4717

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