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Smokin Jim's House of BBQ

3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
+1 863-965-0230
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been eating @ Jims since he opened. Good food, great service. Can get very busy at peak meal times. Saturday night Steak night is very good.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was out of our way but came reccommended by our YouTube friend so we had to try it. It was definitely the best place we've been to in ages . Good size portions and alot of food for the money absolutely loved the...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

smoke in Jim's house of BBQ was fantastic ! There food is amazing. Smaller laid back place very low key with some really good food. You definitely get your money's worth and the prices are reasonable. I'll be back when I come into town that's...More

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We love BBQ. We enjoy several BBQ restaurants and this one is also delicious! They do stick to their slogan...really delicious. We have ordered BBQ for parties in the summer and everything was wonderful, timely and so friendly. We often try the butt and sides...all...More

Thank Peggy H
James R, Owner at Smokin Jim's House of BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank You!! We appreciate the kind words.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

After reading all the favorable reviews, we decided to give this place a try. Please keep in mind we entered the place shortly after the lunch hour rush. In fact, it was 01:30pm on Saturday 4/22/17. First thing we noticed there was only one server...More

Thank Joseph B
James R, Owner at Smokin Jim's House of BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

I am very sorry for your bad experience. That is not how we do things at Smokin Jims! I hope you will give us another chance. We have worked hard to get all those good reviews and as the owner I am very disappointed in...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Like their slogan says, " best butt in town ", they are not joking. It was very good and all of the sides i had, beans and slaw, were very good too. I am picky person when it comes to food, especially BBQ and it...More

Thank CandS2009
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I love their ribs and baked beans. Best I have had. I come here at least once a week. Everyone should eat here.

Thank April J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious bbq and sides make each visit to Smokin Jim's House of BBQ a treat! When short on time, we enjoy take-out, and the staff always is friendly and efficient!

Thank James3910
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped in while in Winter Haven on a business trip. Tables both outside and inside - nothing fancy at all but then no one goes to a place like this looking for fine linen and china. It was beautiful weather so I sat outside under...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful these ribs brisket and smoked turkey is at smoke and Jim's every time I come here the food is been consistent delicious the staff is very courteous and just cannot say enough about the atmosphere we came...More

Thank Jstorck65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Auburndale
  • Phone Number: +1 863-965-0230
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