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Joe Bob's Chicken Joint

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670 E Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89431-4962
+1 775-359-9777
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Grays Harbor County, Wa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a sports bar that offers some food options including chicken wings. We had lunch there and ordered wings and potato salad. Both were very good. There is a good selection of spicy "heat levels". The beer is cold and the atmosphere is fun. We will eat there again the next time we are in the Reno/Sparks area.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

They serve great chicken wings here, and they come with delicious battered french fries and cole slaw. Warning, you will smell like the inside of a fryer after you spend an hour in here, your clothes will smell along with any coats or jackets you bring in. Leave them in the car if possible. The food is good, the drinks... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

We ordered to double dipper combos with coleslaw and fries as a take out order. After placing my order the gal on the phone told me it would be fifteen minutes. Then ten minutes later, they call me back and ask me if I wanted sauce with my chicken. I said I would like some buffalo on the side and... More 

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Graeagle, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

The place seemed a little unkempt. The chicken was okay, but it takes over 20 minutes to get it and when you do it is so hot you can't eat it right away. So if you are in a hurry, don't come here. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

This is basically a bar with chicken wings for food. The wings were not spectacular but the service was OK

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Thank hagar2935
Sparks, Nevada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2011

What happen to Joe bob`s, i been here since 1994 and when i came to Reno i past by JB`S and stopped by and had the best chicken & wing`s ever, and i just went back and they are under new ownership and it`s nothing like be for and twice the price. Isaac Garcia

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Wingl0ver, Owner at Joe Bob's Chicken Joint, responded to this review

I completely apologize for the bad service, please come back and see me Chris Martin and I will make things right. We changed management and are constantly making positive changes. thanks Chris More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2011

The wings are the bomb! I like mine spicy and the cute little waitress worked it for me. After my first wing I was sweating like a mad man. There breading is really good light and crispy not too heavy at all. My wife had a burger and she finished it before I finished my wings! Whats new! Anyway check... More 

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Thank Wingl0ver
las vegas, nv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2010

Joe Bob's has some of the best chicken in town, hands down! The prices are fairly reasonable and the service is pretty decent but nowhere near the best. There's a bar and a mixture of tables and booths. It's definetly not a a 5-star restaurant atmosphere but the chicken is really the reason you want to come here. Everytime we're... More 

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Reno, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2009

The establishment is not 5 star dining. It's a bar, a pool table and some tables. Not really much atmosphere. The service is great, friendly people. The chicken is phenomenal. Crispy outside, tender juicy and wonderful inside. I don't get here as often as I'd like, but when I do, it's heaven.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2007

Food ok but service awful. Staff not friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 E Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89431-4962
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-359-9777

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