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JRs Texas Bar-b-que

$$ - $$$American, Barbecue,
180 Otto Cir, Sacramento, CA 95822
+1 916-424-3520
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible30%
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“brisket” (17 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
180 Otto Cir, Sacramento, CA 95822
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

JR's is a great BBQ joint. It is TEXAS BBQ, and that is important in understanding what his specialty is. Texas bbq is brisket first and foremost. Sure, there may be pulled pork or ribs on the menu, but you want brisket. Good food at...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Smoked all night just for you! Truly fall apart brisket with the right Texas sauce! In Sacramento, CA! Tucked away in an industrial park in South Sacramento.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I had beef rib plate was ok but not worth 21.06 I paid for it and a large sweet tea. But overall a nice friendly place.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

With GPS easy to find. Located in a warehouse it was large and decorated with Texas memorabilia. The meat melts in your mouth and the portions were large. Being from Texas I thought it was close to the real deal. The barbeque sauce makes or...More

Thank Alondra P
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

JR’s Texas BBQ does a good meal. The facility is nothing to brag about but the food is worth a visit. Check ‘em out you will like the menu.

Thank Apofire
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I bet you'll like it if your a fan of BBQ. Lot's of choices too choose from. Have fun looking at all the pictures hanging on the walls

Thank pprestonp
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I have been going to Otto Circle for 20 years and the brisket plate is always great. JR comes around says hello to all the customers, and tells you to clean your plate. The chili is delicious - a big chunk of brisket in a...More

Thank sysgm
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Their brisket is delicious and full of flavor! You can get it by the pound or in a combo. Not too far off Hwy 99.

Thank Kurt W
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and the smoked mesquite BBQ taste has always been consistent and very enjoyable. I love their homemade sauces which compliment the meats they prepare. The location is off 47th Avenue in South Sacramento and is located in an industrial...More

Thank 1Greg0007
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Recently ate at JR Texas BBQ. The restaurant is hidden in an industrial park. Off the beaten path but glad I went * All of the BBQ would have passed muster in Texas (I live in the Dallas area). Nice smoke on the brisket, beef...More

Thank Carl L
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Restaurant Details

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American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Otto Cir, Sacramento, CA 95822
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-424-3520
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