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JR's Bar-B-Que & Seafood

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6501 Gibson SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 268-1676
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Texas, I'm picky about brisket. It was tender and flavorful just as I had expections it would be. The sauce is a little sweet for me but yummy. We ate for a Saturday lunch and the dining room had 8 tables filled. Service was a little slow but they bring homemade yeast rolls while you wait.

Thank Linda S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Bar-B-Que is a very personal thing. Texans think theirs is superior and that they should have some kind of patent on the process. Memphis is adamant about their dry rub BBQ. Arkansas fits between the two both geographically and gustatorially with their sauces generally having the right blend of sharpness to sweetness. You'd think that New Mexico with its pride... More 

1 Thank Gaston87111
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Service A+ Food A+ Price A+ Atmosphere A+ Smell A++ This restaurant is what I have been craving here in Albuquerque. I always wanted try it for a few months now but never had the chance because I live like an hour away but man it's worth a ten hour drive, seriously if you're a tourists or a local resident... More 

1 Thank EaaronSmith
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was looking for something great to eat close to my home (NE Heights). We decided to drive through JR's BBQ on Juan Tabo. I was unsure If I needed to have called in my order before going through the drive through because the line was an extremely long wait. I ended up going inside and ordering my take-out instead... More 

Thank Elizabeth O
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The new JR's on Juan Tabo gets you as soon as you walk in the door and smell the fantastic BBQ flavors. The have some of the best BBQ in the city and this is a fast food place!!

Thank dcase81
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I picked up supper at the new JR.s on Juan Tabo since it's close to my house. The brisket was amazing, so tender. The chopped pork was good, but I'm not raving about it. Slaw and potato salad were good and homemade. Servings were large; I had enuf for lunch the next day. It came with two good rolls, not... More 

Thank SpinyStar
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had the fisherman's platter with fried catfish, fried shrimp, and fried clams. The catfish was cornmeal breaded and fried. Tasted very fresh. The shrimp seemed like it was out of a bag - not breaded in the restaurant, and the clam pieces were tiny - not much flavor. For sides I had potato salad - an excellent mustard based... More 

Thank Anna-cedars
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We catered an office party with brisket, turkey and links from JR's. The food was delicious and our guests raved about the food. However, the level of service provided by Howard and Fernando was flawless. The food was ready at the exact time we requested and both of these men couldn't do enough to ensure that we were well prepared... More 

Thank pcmonto
Belen, New Mexico
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nice service and you can always rely on the food to be good. Nothing outstanding, but fine. The menu is extensive enough to suit almost every taste. Plenty to choose from whatever mood you are on.

1 Thank Valerie L
Columbia, IL
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The stuffed Jalapenos were very good. The Meat was tender and the portions were generous, but for this St. Louis native the barbecue sauce was very bland. Waitress was courteous and attentive. The place was clean and quiet ( only 3 other couples ) Parking is in the rear of building. A lot of carry-out business while we were there.

Thank Optimistic_Otto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6501 Gibson SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (505) 268-1676

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