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“Great Bar-B-Q!”
Review of JJ McBrewster's - CLOSED

JJ McBrewster's
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Lexington, Kentucky
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Bar-B-Q!”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

J.J. McBrewster's has great bar-b-q chicken, beef, lamb, & pork (pulled pork is my fav)! Fast place for lunch and a great idea for tailgating for football (Go CATS)! Good prices & fast service.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank sbwright
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English first
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Three strikes and your out”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

The wife and I have tried this place on three different occasions and will not visit for the fourth. We have ordered the beef brisket, pulled pork, ribs and chicken. The brisket was tough and chewy, the pulled pork was OK, the ribs tasted old and the chicken was not cooked all the way. The sides are bland, the muffins are the best thing we have eaten there. We didn't even finish the food. The waiters are friendly, but they can't make this place worth revisiting. We tried this on the recommendation of three D's food show. I hope there other recommendations are better than this one.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Roger F
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Dickinson, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“great BBQ and service”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

We've gone here every time we're in Lexington. All of the BBQ - chicken, pork, beef - is excellent, and the service is great.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Pilgrim50
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West Bend, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
254 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A worthy choice for dinner”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

My family stopped for dinner after learning the place was featured on one of the shows we enjoy, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. We all loved the food, especially the beef brisket dinner and the mutton sandwich called the Dipp. Decent beer selection. Very reasonable prices and attentive wait staff.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank aatbender
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Eau Claire
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not so Hot”
Reviewed July 22, 2012

Place was empty on a Saturday night. They were out of both dishes we wanted to order. Our food was cold. I had the smoked turkey - the hospital I work in has better turkey in the cafteria. My fiance ordered the brisket which was good, would have been great hot. Corn muffins were good too. Waitress was friendly but its not worth the price or the hype. They accept credit cards but only take cash for tips.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Jaime M
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