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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

1485 Second Ave., New York City, NY 10075-2001
+1 212-288-0999
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1485 Second Ave., New York City, NY 10075-2001
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in fortunes on the way back home. Place was nice and clean we sat in a booth and placed our order. I ordered the Carolina pork sandwich which came with a side I got slaw and my friend ordered the BBQ Briskett and...More

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Pretty good southern BBQ in NY state... I lived in NC for 10 years and was pleased.. it was in a 'wrap' as it approached a healthy BBQ sandwich -

Thank Scoopspk
Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of our first times and a BBQ joint and we were quite impressed. We started with the spinach and artichoke dip which was a perfect way to kick things off. Not wanting to miss out on anything we ordered “Jimmy’s pig out for two”...More

Thank Comac39
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had lunch and ordered the Pulled Pork Sandwich with fries as the side. The pulled pork was authentic North Carolina Pulled Pork. They had several different sauces on the table to add to the sandwich. Having lived in North Carolina we used the Carolina...More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time. It's our favorite spot on the ues. The food is great for a bar, the staff is great. We always have a great night there.

Thank sheri100
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Been here twice in the last couple of month and tried the ribs both times; it's a great sports bar to go with friends & family. There are 10 tvs located throughout the bar and you can watch pretty much all sports happening at any...More

Thank MarcosTedrusBento
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Decent atmosphere, service was quick, food was delish and they even had games to keep the kids occupied. Nothing fancy at all, good ribs.

Thank Cpatravels
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This is my go to place when going to Ranger games. I have never been disappointed at the 8th Ave location. Good bbq at a good price for NYC. I would recommend it for pre game or events at MSG.

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is a family friendly restaurant. The BBQ is a good selection and the bar food is very good. The servers are attentive and children are welcome with balloons and crayons to draw while the food is being prepared. The kids' food comes out fast,...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

A bit out of the way from our Midtown hotel but looked like fun so gave it a go. And not disappointed. Decent beer on draught and a good selection of Southern style food for about $20 for a main course. Staff were friendly and...More

Thank PaulSomewhere
Upper East Side
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
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Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1485 Second Ave., New York City, NY 10075-2001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-288-0999
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