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“Ribs”

Brother Jimmy's BBQ
Ranked #4,375 of 13,684 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery
Neighborhood: Upper East Side
New York City, New York
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Ribs”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Instead of a real review, just some tips.
Late at night finds 25-40 year olds drinking and eating
The clientele is more black than white - only noting this because it is different than most places in the upper east side
It is kind of loud (yes loud)
Go earlier if you are looking for quieter experience or bringing younger friends/family members
Sunday is all you can eat ribs for 2 hours
The northern style ribs are really good
The hushpuppies are pretty good too
The wedge salad is HUGE and you don't need an entree after that
The service was good (basically met needs/requirements), but I am sure that depends on the server you get
Our water glasses were never 50% empty
The prices are reasonable

  • Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not going back”
Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Terrible service.I know the ribs and chicken are good, but we didn't get to try them. We stopped by for dinner on a Tuesday evening thinking it would be a quick dinner. We got seated quickly, got our water, and then.... nothing. No server took our drink or food order. They kept briskly walking by the table, but nothing. After 45 minutes, I couldn't wait anymore and we left and had a great Mexican dinner down the block. Sorry Jimmy but you lost a customer.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank RMKA82
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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good Southern Food Joint”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had pulled chicken nachos, which were a twist on regular loaded nachos. I thought they were tasty, the kids loved them. My one son ordered popcorn shrimp and a kids burger. He loved the shrimp, the burger was way over done. My husband ordered barbecue chicken and did not care for it. My other son and I ordered fried chicken. It was delicious and enough to feed the whole table. The sides were ok. The only thing that was odd for a barbecue place, is the sauce was not really good, that may just be our taste.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank casalnewyork
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bedford
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“Great ribs”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Loved the food great size portions , service very good . Ribs were delicious , very noisy but there was a basketball game on

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“Great great time!! Fishbowl drinks! Yumm,”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

We weren't sure about this pace but a friend traveling with us wanted to go. We went to please her, and wound up having great great time! Two of us each shared fish bowl drinks and they are great! Great barbecue food, and atmosphere! Go here youLl love it!

Visited September 2012
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