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Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

305 21st Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1032
+1 205-469-2060
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
305 21st Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Accommodated are large party easily. Food was delicious and did not take too long to be served.

Thank Tanja R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was about the most forgettable bar-b-que that I have had in a while. My wife got the the two mean plate, with brisket, and it was mostly fat. She also got the Carolina style pulled pork and it was super-vinegary. I was happy with...More

Thank kfraga212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The family visited Tuscaloosa for a Terese concert and had dinner at Jim 'N Nick Bar-B-Q, we order brisket, chicken, spare and Baby-back ribs along with some southern side dishes (potatoes salad, mac N-cheese, bake beans and collard greens). Here the real deal all the...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I'm a fan of Jim N Nick's. I haven't been to all of their locations, but know that when I go to any of them, I will get a fairly consistent, good sample of low and slow smoked pork and brisket. I was feeling lazy...More

Thank drbobal
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is the latest of the several Jim N. Nicks BBQ restaurants I've visited. Surprisingly for a chain, they consistently have the best, tastiest, and leanest cuts of meat. Great service and great food. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Southernroads
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great BBQ place...great atmosphere and located in downtown Tuscaloosa. This is a local chain BBQ place. Which is fine, because the venue is a lot nicer than the more 'noted' BBQ places in Tuscaloosa. The pork and BBQ beans are really good....More

Thank Fretboard
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had a gift card from friends. Location is nice, parking available. Interior is nicely decorated and everything very clean. The kitchen is half open. Service was good and friendly with the baby as well. The only thing that didnt strike me was the food...More

Thank FlorianHo
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of my favorites. The bbq is good but a bit pricey and takes a little bit longer for service. Not good if you have only an hour. Ribs and Brisket with Baked Beans are great. Don't forget to ask for the cheese muffins. They...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with some friends. Very nice restaurant. Had the nachos for a appetizer and it was very good. Had the BBQ sandwich with their vinegar sauce and fries. It wasn't bad but nothing special either. The cornbread muffins they give you are fabulous. The...More

Thank Brandon R
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious! Awesome biscuits. Yummy collards! Chocolate cake was great! Horrible service unfortunately, horrible.

Thank KatVerp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 21st Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1032
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-469-2060
Recently opened. Franchise new to the city.
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