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Bar-B-Q By Jim

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203 Commerce St, Tupelo, MS
10:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Wed 10:30 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 19:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had 1/2 rack of ribs with two sides which was a huge plateful of food. The ribs were awesome, as were the baked beans and sweet potato fries.

Thank 807wandak
Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place on TA. Glad we stopped. I had the regular pulled pork with baked beans and fried okra. The pork was very tasty. The okra was hand battered and the beans had sausage in it. Both were excellent. My husband ordered the onion rings which were also hand battered and cut thin and crispy. Yum! My only request... More 

Thank Arlene32182
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I love spending my money at a local establishment where the food is great and the owner is charitable. Plate lunches are quick and like grandma made it, b-b-q is never fatty and always tender. Five stars all the way around.

Thank Amanda M
Tupelo, Mississippi
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Bar-B-Q by Jim has been in Tupelo for as many years as I can remember and with good reason. The food and the service cannot be beat. The barbecue is amazing and so are the barbecue nachos (our favorite!)

Thank SouthernTravels13
Richland, Mississippi
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I am from Tupelo. Live near Jackson now in Richland. The BBQ here is imo the best that there is in Tupelo. We have gotten food there many times over the years. The sauces are great, too. The pulled pork is my favorite with baked beans. When my grandmother (dad's mother) died in 2005, my mother bought 3 pans of... More 

Thank usm2003
Tupelo, Mississippi
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Jim just keeps doing it right year after year ! A good value and excellent southern lip smacking sauce !

Thank Mike I
Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

As a resident of Tupelo, I have probably eaten barbecue at almost every restaurant that offers it on the menu. Bar-B-Q by Jim is, hands-down, the best in town. The pulled pork is lean, with very little fat, and the sides are wonderful. It is conveniently located in East Tupelo, near the Elvis birthplace, not to mention downtown and all... More 

Thank ladycarla1984
Hernando, Mississippi
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The food was great. The staff was very friendly. The service was quick & prompt. The doing area is very nice & nostalgic.

Thank Jeanne M
Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Hidden behind the Arena in Tupelo, we found Jim's since our GPS rated it highly. We were not disappointed. Good plate of pulled pork. Friendly people. Close to the car museum

Thank wchap007
Tupelo, Mississippi
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

If you or someone with you don't like bbq then don't come here. This place is all about BBQ, the menu is limited, but it's um um lip smacking finger licking good. Small restaurant but the portions big.

Thank Spicy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Commerce St, Tupelo, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo

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