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Jim's Rib Haven

531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
+1 309-786-8084
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (67 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family ate at Jim's Rib Haven and love the Boney Box. It is absolutely the best smoked ribs I have ever had!!!! The french fries were delicious as well. The waitress was very helpful and very fast with the service getting our food to...More

1  Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I used to rate this place higher, but I think their quality might have leveled off or gone downhill while their prices went up. We like to bring a small group of us and share a couple slabs of baby back ribs with a large...More

1  Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Being from Texas, I like to experience barbecue from different places that I visit. The barbecue here was okay, but I was expecting better. I ordered a slab of ribs with potato salad and beans. The side items were okay, nothing spectacular, but the ribs...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

So good I actually order slabs (and sauce) to freeze them and take them back with me to Hong Kong. I've traveled the world but have not had better anywhere else that i've tried.

1  Thank Tsubasa99
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The smell from the outside always gets your mouth watering for the taste you are about to receive! We come here a couple of times a year. The food is out of this world GOOD!!!

1  Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We made a special trip to eat BBQ. One of the best in the QCA. People are friendly and service is good. The decor could use some TLC but the place has been recently painted which is good. I would recommend this to anyone that...More

Thank Jceurv
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Was excited to get ribs from Jim's, but when we got them home there was hardly any meat on them, dry, and hardly any sauce. Cole Slaw was good. It was $46 for the ribs, mac and cheese and cole slaw.

2  Thank Dianna S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Jim's Rib Haven for over 30 years, have had bbq from many different restaurant in many States and Cities and nothing comes close to Jim's especially the sauce. A lot of restaurants advertise bbq but the only thing bbq about the...More

1  Thank xtreme7
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We recently called in a large carry-out order for a family gathering. Every meal came as ordered and the food was delicious. The ribs were cooked to perfection and the sides were excellent. The portions were hearty, with almost everyone having leftovers.

Thank carlae901
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The BBQ pork lunch sandwich with creamy cole slaw and home made mac and cheese was a perfect cold weather pick me up and appetite destroyer. So delicious! I always stop in when in the Quad Cities. The wait staff was also friendly and attentive...More

1  Thank BorneoMel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Island
  • Phone Number: +1 309-786-8084
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