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JR's Genuine Barbeque

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3055 La Cienega Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-7314
+1 310-837-6838
11:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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296 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the pork ribs and it was pretty good. I wasn't sure about the sauce so the waitress asked if I wanted to taste the spicy sauce. I did and then made my decision as to which sauce I wanted; however, to my surprise, when I received my bill there was a charge for the "taste" of sauce. I... More 

Thank ibaol
South Pasadena, California
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131 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What you get from JR's is simply good BBQ--- tender and tasty with selectable spice levels from mild (perfect, with a slightly sweet bite) to spicy (pretty blazing hot but addictive). Nothing fancy here--- an L-shaped counter and small set of tables--- but a bunch of slightly worn head shots of "celebrities" line the walls, giving it an old time... More 

Thank TravelDrone
Los Angeles
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181 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Called two days ahead for a mid-afternoon pickup of two slabs of baby back ribs. Arrived at the time specified. Waited 10 minutes to move to the head of a 3 person line. After some initial confusion about the order, waited another 15 minutes for the food. Granted, it was Father's Day, but they were understaffed and disorganized. The ribs... More 

Thank John N
Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Well we were driving down the street to go to The Getty And we smelled the food and had to turn around and stop! It was truly amazing! We had the best pulled pork and the most amazing brisket. Leave room for desert (chocolate cake and Seven Up Cake) are to die for!!! Met the women who is the owner... More 

Thank Marc L
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I have to admit - JR's was typically a place I zoomed by, always thinking, 'I'll come back to it...' Today - I made the decision that I would DEFINITELY stop there. I was working on a photo-blog project along La Cienega, so the timing was perfect. The staff was welcoming, the food came out quickly (I ordered to go).... More 

Thank Allison M
Tel Aviv District, Israel
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Our family is visiting there for over decade and we were never disappointed. The tritip, brisket and links are the best ever. The Memphis style BBQ is hot and delicious. Nowadays we live in Israel and everytime we arrive to LA our first stop from LAX is at this place. It is great how over a decade they keep the... More 

Thank Tami R
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Great BBQ!!! Don't let the outside fool you or you will miss out. Large plates. Good sides. Sauce is terrific. There are few reviews but this is great food. We will be back next time we're in town. Drove out 15 mins from downtown LA. Right off I-10 west.

Thank Ebrundo
Los Angeles, California
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

This is a little bit of a triangle place at the intersection of La Cienega and Fairfax in Culver City. Very unassuming but probably the best BBQ on the westside of LA. Parking is tight, but if you look around you'll find something. Go at off hours away from 11-1 and 5-7 for the best shot at parking. Had the... More 

Thank MUG318CA
Culver City
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Went in and tried the baby back ribs, with the baked beans, and cole slaw. Nice dinner. 6 ribs, and plenty of sides. Well worth the price. Was planning on having the peach cobbler but didn't have room. In fact, couldn't finish the last rib. Good food at a fair price, and good people waiting on you. Will go back.

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Clairton, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

The BBQ is fantastic, I really can't say much more about it than that. I had the pulled pork and coconut cream pie and it was spot on southern style deliciousness. It's unfortunate that this place has no room to grow, very little parking, and location that is very difficult to get to at dinner time.

Thank slasich

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Restaurant Details

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Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 La Cienega Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-7314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-837-6838

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