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Brother Jimmy's

5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
+1 732-249-7427
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient location near campus, train station, hospital and hotel Rustic setting with room to move Full bar with music ongoing.... Wide offering of bbq : pulled pork, chicken brisket with all the relevant sides Relaxed setting ....sure to be filled with youth and jocularity on...More

Thank Iffer51
Reviewed 3 March 2018

You can actually smell Brother Jimmy's from blocks away. Their food is mouth watering and delicious. The food is kind of expensive, so make sure you look at their website for their best daily deals (ex: 25% of on Tuesdays, 25% off food for RU...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Make reservation of possible. It can get crowded on weekends. Mixed crowds. Family, business, and college students. Staff is usually very attentive. Menu is extensive. Nice bar selection but prices can be a bit high. Let's talk about the food. BBQ ribs were excellent, tender...More

Thank BruinsFanNJ
Reviewed 16 October 2017

While the are some ethnic related BBQ around New Brunswick Jimmy's food is the best tasting, but also the most expensive. But you pay for what you get and if you want some BBQ you'll need to add this place to your list...

Thank geo52geo
Reviewed 6 October 2017

.50 wings on Sat - sold. They were pretty good. THe drafts are diverse, and the bbq looked and smelled pretty decent. Wont knock your socks off, but overall would highly recommend when in town, esp compared to what else is around.

Thank OSUrob
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped there while looking at colleges and we got in just before a game. Once there, the place filled up very quickly. The food was good but the services was slow. If you are slammed, send someone over to at least refill drinks or...More

Thank Sandman2012
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

While visiting, family recommended as as a fabulous NC find near Rutgers. I really enjoy NC barbecue and this is like home. Pulled pork and baby back rib combo was excellent. We were told the fried chicken would be a 20 minute wait cooked up...More

Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I know NJ doesn't have good BBQ to begin with, but even grading on a NJ curve this was still bad. There were not many people on a Saturday night which should've been a clue. The ribs were not tender at all, forget fall off...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Place in New Brunswick are run by violent people. Bartender lied said I did not pay because i did not tip. After being lousy slow. Tired to drag me back into the doors only stopped because of patrons. Lousy manager went to talk to smooth...More

Thank Rajneesh C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Baby Back rigs were good and so was the Pulled Pork Dinner. The day we were there they were having a special on Wings 50 cent each with a choice of 4 or 5 different toppings. Great stuff to soak-up a couple of cold...More

Thank Tracker129
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-249-7427
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