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“Best ribs!”
Review of Jim's Rib Haven

Jim's Rib Haven
Ranked #11 of 84 Restaurants in Rock Island
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Moline, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best ribs!”
Reviewed June 7, 2012

The location has the second best ribs in the area, only because the East Moline location is number one. Always tender, juicy, and the sauce is killer.

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English first
Silvis, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“What a Barbecue Experience”
Reviewed May 30, 2012

Not a fancy place but clean. A very popular restaurant among locals but some celebraties have even eaten in this place. I like ribs where the meat falls off the bones and these don't so I prefer to have a pulled pork sandwich. The ribs are popular so don't let me discourage you from trying them. Choice of mild or hot sauces. Love the baked beans also.

Visited May 2012
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Rock Island, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best Ribs around”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

excellent ribs, great price, the service was a little slow the night we were there but her friendliness made up for it. Would recommend it to everyone.

  • Visited April 2012
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Quad Cities
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A landmark, a legend”
Reviewed May 23, 2012

While sometimes quality seems to be inconsistent, you really owe it to yourself to make a trip to Jims. The sauce is so incredibly good that it would make shoe leather taste good. Unfortunately, sometimes you might get some ribs that are about as tough as shoe leather.... but this happens rarely.

Visited April 2012
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Boston, MA USA
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“It is what it is - a classic, down-home rib joint!”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Important point: it's BYOB, so if you like beer with your ribs, bring it with you. Food was just as expected, ribs were fall-off-the-bone tasty. They still serve wonder bread with spray-on butter (I think it's actually just for decoration. And ironic amusement.) Sides are large and tasty (bacon helps).

  • Visited April 2012
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