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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Hush Puppies
W/ maple butter
Fried Green Tomatoes
W/ spicy aioli
Popcorn Shrimp
W/ cajun mayo
Onion Straws
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
W/ salsa & sour cream pulled pork, BBQ grilled chicken or smoked brisket
Jimmy's Burgershack ‘Minis’
Choose one style: (3 per order) cheeseburgers, turkey burgers & fried buffalo chicken sliders
BBQ Minis
Choose any style: (3 per order) pulled pork, pulled chicken or smoked brisket
W/ horseradish sauce
Rib Tips
Northern style
Chicken any style $+3.00
Pulled pork $+4.00
House Salad
Chopped Cobb Salad
Lettuce, onion, tomato, bacon bits, crumbled blue cheese, avocado & grilled, fried or buffalo chicken
Jimmy's Wedge
Iceberg lettuce, bacon bits, diced tomato, smothered in blue cheese dressing & covered w/ onion straws
Brunswick Stew
A tomato based southern stew w/ corn, smoked chicken & pork
W/ 1 side & pickles
Po’ Boys
Blackened or fried catfish, blackened chicken or fried shrimp on french bread w/ lettuce, tomato & cajun mayo
BBQ Grilled Chicken
Basted with BBQ sauce on a roll w/ lettuce, tomato & onion
Fried Chicken
Buffalo style or original on a roll
Bj's BBQ Burger
Grilled w/ chipotle BBQ sauce, cheddar & topped w/ onion straws
Press’D Bourbon BBQ Brisket
W/ bourbon BBQ sauce, gouda & onion straws pressed on texas toast
W/ 2 sides & pickles
Country Fried Steak W/ Gravy
Top round steak, tenderized & dredged in our seasoned flour, fried ‘til crisp & tender and topped w/ gravy
Fried Chicken Dinner
Tossed in our seasoned flour then finished off w/ toasted garlic
Blackened Chicken
Dipped in our special blackening spice- nice n’ spicy
Blackened Catfish
A southern seafood staple with a kick to it
Nag's Head Veggie
Beer battered yams, grilled zucchini & squash, onion rings & wild rice salad (no sides included)
4.25 each
Potato Salad
Cole Slaw
French Fries
5.00 each
Sweet Potato Fries
Spiced String Beans
Black Eyed Peas W/ Bacon
Mashed Potatoes W/ Gravy
Fried Okra
All of our BBQ is smoked over hickory wood for 5-12 hours
Served w/ 2 sides cornbread & pickles
A half rack of st. louis style ribs your choice 23.50
Northern Style Ribs
Smoked & then grilled w/ brother jimmy’s original BBQ sauce
Southern Style Ribs
Smoked w/ brother jimmy’s memphis-style rub
Brother Jimmy's Dry Rub Ribs
Smoked​ w/ brother jimmy’s signature rub-tastes like a country sausage
Choose from our 3 styles of ribs, ‘lil’ more than a half rack
Carolina Pulled Pork
Pork shoulder slow smoked & pulled w/ brother jimmy’s carolina BBQ
Pulled Chicken
Smoked & pulled w/ brother jimmy’s original BBQ sauce
Sliced Brisket
Smoked for up to 12 hours lean or marbled
W/ 1 side & pickles, slaw.50 extra
Carolina Pulled Pork
Pulled Chicken
Sliced Brisket
Lean or marbled
Choose Any 4 Items From the Following Selections:
Northern, southern or dry rub ribs, pulled pork, brisket, BBQ chicken or pulled chicken served with hush puppies and cole slaw
Put some South in yo' Mouth! at Brother Jimmy's BBQ located on 8th Avenue and 31st Street. We accept reservations for parties up to 12 guests. Please call us if you need a larger party booking. Reservations require a $10 food per person minimum. We serve down home cooking with southern hospitality. We also serve as the home away from home for all ACC alumni. Request Id 5518023
$29 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastic. Great place to watch the game as well. We had a table by a window. Great view of the city.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hannabanana13
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Madisson Square Garden the best thing to do is come to Brother Jimmy's BBQ. The food is one of the best in its segment. Staff is friendly, athmosphere cheerful. Every time we visit this place we know what to expect and that is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vladrocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pulled pork was good but it took over 50 minutes to get our food. They brought the wrong side dish also. I would expect better and quicker service being next to Madison Square Garden. We will go elsewhere next time we go to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Justme222bbb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good comfort food with good hospitality at a reasonable price for New York. We all had something different on the menu and it was all good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here one other time about 4 years ago so it's been a while. Menu was a lot different. They no longer do meat combo dinners which is a little I usual for a bbq joint. Portions were not as big as I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the buffalo wings x2 portion sizes where huge should have ordered one between two. Ordered the mixed ribs with sides, I don’t know where they get their ribs from but again they was massive. Very reasonably priced with a bar downstairs. Only complaint...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lovell01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on New Year’s Eve, relatively early, had booked a table through open table for 5.30. Arrive 35 minutes early but this wasn’t a problem and promptly taken to a table upstairs. We loved the atmosphere and environment. Ordered the buffalo wings as an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phillweav
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is one of those BBQ places that offers you a cozy meal and a nice atmosphere. I didnt have enough time to order something big, so I got myself a brisket sandwich and devour it all the way in the matter of minutes! Thanks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RileyMar
Reviewed December 4, 2018

A friend recommended this place years ago, and I always blew it off because I figured a place across from Penn Station in NYC couldn't be that good. I was wrong. Stopped in there recently and the brisket was cooked perfectly and very tender. As...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TPinDC
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

. . .Not to worry, they are open. However, there is a space limitation because the second floor is closed for renovation. So, if you arrive during a busy time, you may have to wait for a table or seat at the bar. On our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TeamMan
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Ethan D
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Response from Annelyse C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Charanda1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! If anything is going on at MSG it’ll be hard to get a table, even for 2!!!
October 4, 2016|
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Response from macro1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly. But it is a great place to have a party and they are close to the subway and MSG. I found it by accident and never regretted the experience. I hope you enjoy it.
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