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Jimmy's BBQ Pit

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Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
515.433.1BBQ (1227)
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Northfield, Minnesota
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came after Thomas' Day Out. It was noon on a Saturday so we had to wait for 25 min or so for a table. Food was good, the BBQ sauce they have in nice and the hot version is a good hot. Reasonably priced. If we are in Boone again we will stop in.

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Thank kakes005
Quitman, Arkansas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were looking for a bbq place and found this in a list of restaurants and decided to give it a try. The service was friendly and quick and the food was good. We had 2 little ones with us and they were very welcome. The wait staff was attentive and the price was fair. I would eat there again.

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Thank K1436YZsandram
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was very quiet the night we went with only one other table taken but lots of others were getting take out. The food was very nice with the ribs being especially so. The chicken and ribs was great value for money. Good service.

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Thank jgzjkiwis
San Juan
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went after kayaking on the Des Moines river. Worked up appetite. Know how you can get a Jones for something? Then you start to envision it? Well,that's what happened as I was paddling down river. Visions of tender beef brisket, with a crunchy sliver of meat on the top that was smoked and just the tiniest bit dry. But under... More 

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Thank Aidennosco
Troy
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

the atmosphere is friendly, the place always smells delicious, the service is always great, and the food is served pretty fast.

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Thank Brenda B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I live in North Carolina where Barbeque is almost a religion. I have also worked in Texas. I have tried hundreds of different barbeque restaurants, Jimmy's is certainly one of the best I have found. What particularly amazed me was that they do such a wide range of smoked meats- and do each of them very well. The ribs, the... More 

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Thank robert f
Boone, Iowa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This place has BBQ as good as any you would get in the south. Prices are reasonable and the servers and owner are very friendly.

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Thank carolkeithley
Wisconsin
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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

In my travels about this great country I had maybe 3 outstanding baby back BBQ pork rib dinners, and one of them the restaurant is now closed. Now don't let the looks of this place scare you away. It's small/quaint, very casual, mom and pop with limited seating. The baby back ribs are truly outstanding. They are moist, interestingly tasting... More 

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Thank WisconsinRanger
Boone, Iowa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Very good bq sides are good as well. Very clean fast and friendly servers! I have had the ribs and they are excellent! Bq sauces on the table so you can pick hot or mild.

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I was in Boone over the weekend and stopped in for dinner. First time visitor, nice looking place, had quite a few patrons, so why not. Looked over the menu, some very nice sounding options. Not seeing the type of combo dinner I wanted, I asked the waitress for advise. After my request we were on our way. Combo -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 515.433.1BBQ (1227)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?