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Brother Jimmy's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
Wed 11:30 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in the south before BBQ became a food trend. That doesn't make me lord high commissioner of what makes good barbeque, it just means I've had a lot of it and I know what I like. Brother Jimmy's is a chain (a small chain) out of NYC (I believe - they do have a location there at... More 

Thank nictsiz
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had a dinner here on a Saturday night and the place was crowded with young people and families. That said, it was quite loud and there were many screens showing different games - I would not recommend it for those seeking a quiet conversation. The menu is quite standard with some surprises. My burger was tasty and met the... More 

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New York
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My family Stopped in for lunch. Northern Ribs and pulled pork sandwiches were ordered. All was delicious and the sides were equally awesome. The menu had many choices, the service and atmosphere were all very good too.

Thank chainoil
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We went at 7pm on a Tuesday and were seated at a small table for four. Music was loud and the bar was busy. The food was ok. We got spinach and avocado dip with chips that was just ok. My catfish was good, okra ok, and the greens very salty so left them. The others in my party got... More 

Thank 103Katherine
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Bouboun brisket platter is excellent. Real ice tea nice and strong. Lots of tvs for watchimg your favorite college football game.

Thank Steve R
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have given this place THREE chances to impress me. SHAME ON ME for even giving it that many. Terrible service, my waitress got three meals wrong at our table, forgot drinks, delivered our drinks 20-30 minutes after ordering them. If you think their delivery option is better- THINK AGAIN! They have yet to get an order correct for delivery.... More 

Thank Kiersten S
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food ok. I love BBQ and have a team so my standards are high. Good place to watch a game or bring kids. Side room has games for kids. Good beer selection too and specials for games.

Thank Grolsh
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The ribs at this place are fantastic. I can only give it three stars because you sort of walk out of the place feeling a bit sick. It is not Brother Jimmy's fault more so the food that they serve. It is very unhealthy but yet extremely good. I was at this place during a Rutgers football game and enjoyed... More 

Thank bcnyyan
toms river nj
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is where we ended up eating and our final stop. Everything was ok typical BBQ place. Food was good but not outstanding. Good ending to a fun night.

Thank berky11
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This place doubles as an evening bar scene. We found ourselves playing skeeball on a Friday night and had to come back for lunch the next day. The wings weren't the meaty-est I've ever had, but they were on special for $.50/piece, so I wasn't upset. The smoked pulled pork sandwich exceeded expectations and the collard greens for a side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 7322497427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?