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Jim ‘N Nick’s BAR-B-Q

915 Odum Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071-3600
+1 205-608-3315
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good20%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (13 reviews)
“cheese biscuits” (14 reviews)
“turkey” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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915 Odum Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071-3600
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Stopped here on our way to the Gulf Shores for some yummy BBQ & we were not disappointed. They had the best cheese biscuits & usually my husband does not eat bread but he liked these so much we bought two bags of the mix...More

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KalonaS
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Brisket was wonderful. Ribs a bit tough but flavorful, we got regular not baby backs. Good service and friendly folks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OddEater
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We happened upon this restaurant while staying just a minute from it at the Microtel. Wow! What a pleasure! My husband had what he termed, "The best brisket ever, better than San Antonio!" where he had the best up till now and that was in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Frugalmama57
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My husband had traveled all day to get to Gardendale. He had work in Birmingham the next morning. This place was close to his hotel and he didn’t want to get back in the car after driving for almost 10 hours. He loves BBQ and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LoriJ804
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I usually go through the drive thru at JimnNick's. I get the family meal: a pound of pulled pork or chicken, sometimes turkey, two pint sides, and biscuits or buns. You can't beat that for a family of 4! Our favorite sides are their fries,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sandi D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Jim 'N Nick's BBQ is one of the best things about living in Alabama! Very friendly service whether you dine in or carry out. Drive thru is often quite lengthy. Extremely tasty pie, but pricey.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kenp392
Reviewed 5 August 2018

it was great. the host and services was great and friendly. The food was great also and the prices are ok.. Remember this is my review and others may not like it. But we did. Just got to stop by one of them and try...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was unimpressed with the BBQ here. I ordered brisket and chopped pork (Carolina style). The brisket came plated with the house BBQ sauce already applied. The brisket was a little dry. The pork has very little if any seasoning. I had baked beans and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ajnuff
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Food is very good but it's overpriced. I can overlook the price but the service usually sucks, it should allways be priority to serve customers in the order that they come in. The wait staff are usually in the corner talking and I have to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jerryrandy
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very friendly server. Her name was Brittney. We arrived late in the evening traveling from Cleveland. We sat at the bar and our server charged our phones. We loved the cheese biscuits. We shared the rib appetizer but only ate a little...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dol9920
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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: 915 Odum Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071-3600
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gardendale
  • Phone Number: +1 205-608-3315
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Ribs. Pork. Chicken. Brisket. Hell, even sausage. All BBQ has the same three basic ingredients: smoke, meat and time. What makes it different is the amount, consideration and attention to each part of that recipe. That, and some really great bbq sauce, too. At Jim ‘N Nick’s, we pride ourselves on using the right ingredients, taking our time and honoring the traditions that brought us barbecue.
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