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Jimmy's BBQ Pit

Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
515.433.1BBQ (1227)
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (21 reviews)
“potato salad” (10 reviews)
“texas toast” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jimmy's has the best BBQ I have eaten since I was in Texas. The staff are friendly, courteous and helpful.

1  Thank 341nans
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been here and it is as good as I remember. The baked beans have depth, the turkey was moist and flavorful. The service was pretty good. Conveniently located in downtown Boone. $10 got me lunch and leftovers enough for...More

1  Thank itsme018
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Located downtown with western/cowboy decor, it is definitely unique. BBQ sandwiches and sides come in 3 sizes to fit your appetite. Definitely recommend the Sloppy Jimmy and potato salad. Very reasonably priced. Atmosphere was quiet which we appreciated.

1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A Boone top ten restaurant! Friendly staff serve hot, smoked meats. We loved the decor. The "seating" for waiting to be seated is a lot more comfy than I anticipated. It's a giant log. Loved it. Very family friendly. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming...More

1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The service, good, and ambiance is fantastic at Jimmy's. Been going only here for twars. The brisket is better than what I can do on my smoker and the potato salad and baked beans are all house made. You will not be disappointed eating here....More

1  Thank dragonfeathr
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I really enjoyed my meal. I ordered the 1/2 chicken and pork ribs. It was $11.99 and it was so much, I didn't even get to touch the chicken! Some of the sides are strange, vegetable medley are raw and there are no mashed potatoes!...More

1  Thank beastofburdenia
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Had dinner here on a Tuesday night with co-workers. TripAdvisor had an influence to come here due to the very good ratings. Frankly, I didn't think there was anything special about this place, but I can't compare to anything else in Boone. I had a...More

Thank WICampFamily
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have been here before and had amazing BBQ. My party got a lil touch of everything and the general consensus was it was fairly dry, (Pork, Brisket, Turkey), Chicken was done well and the texas Toast was very large and delicious. It was a...More

Thank HonestJJReviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Three size options for sandwiches and dinner plates mean there's a fit for any appetite. There is some variability in meat moisture and tenderness across visits, but the range is from good to great. Because of this, we never have concerns about returning. Prices are...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came after Thomas' Day Out. It was noon on a Saturday so we had to wait for 25 min or so for a table. Food was good, the BBQ sauce they have in nice and the hot version is a good hot. Reasonably priced....More

Thank kakes005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 515.433.1BBQ (1227)
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