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Jenkins Quality Barbecue

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830 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4038
+1 904-353-6388
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ordered the rib sandwich. I like their sauce for a change, but the food quality is questionable; ribs were tough and seemed to be warmed up via microwave...no telling when they were first cooked. My order was 'to-go', maybe it's better when you eat there (doubt it).

Thank j000275
Quincy, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cashier was very friendly and helpful, however food was nothing to rave about. I had ribs and they were a little on the tough side.

Thank andrea1541
Tallahassee, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Every time my boyfriend and I come to Jacksonville we always stop here for their ribs. They are always good and their sauce is unique and tasty!!! No not the cleanest restaurant or the nicest staff but great ribs!

Thank la_latina1606
Atlanta, Georgia
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I had the rib sandwich and chicken snack pack. They both was delicious. I wanted to dine in, but all the tables were dirty. I also wanted to wash my hands in the restroom and it was so filthy!!!!! I recommend the food, however the restaurant needs to be seriously cleaned before someone get ill or slip and fall.

Thank DrAlias
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had seen reviews and had been wanting to try this place for a while. The cashier was rude took our order and the Oder behind us wrong. A lady waiting on her order asked about it and they had lost the order. So she had to wait even more and the place is famous for being slow. While waiting... More 

Thank Calvin H
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Not being from Florida, we were recommended to Jenkins by the bellman at our hotel. It's an order-at-the-window place, pick up your food by number when they holler it out. The meat didn't appear to have been seasoned before it was cooked and there was no smoker or Barbecue on site, not sure how stuff was cooked. The BBQ sauce... More 

Thank Peggy K
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you are looking for the best barbecue restaurant in Jax, this is your place. Meat is so taste, falls out of the bone. This is my place!

Thank LorenLF9
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Feathers on my cooked chicken sandwich. Ribs dry and touch. Fries old and refried. Sauce good. Owner website is down. Owner please check on your staff and the quality food you claim to serve!

Thank Tracie L
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The food is generally good. However, the customer service is as "ghetto" as it gets. Flip-flops, unkempt t-shirts, and loud.

Thank DominusMaximus
Amelia Island, Florida
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174 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Went to Jenkins on Pearl late Friday afternoon for a BBQ pork sandwich. Ordered it with hot sauce, very tasty, But asked for a slaw and It was about 3 or 4 bites of slaw, not very much given. The pork sandwich was excellent, but the service there was horrible. Nothing friendly about it. Won't be back,

Thank Harry C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4038
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-353-6388

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