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Brother Jimmy's

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
5 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1939
+1 732-249-7427
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“cornbread” (5 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 3 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 12 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
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Myself and some co-workers stopped in on a late Thursday evening after a work function at a local hospital. The restaurant is big, trendy, and has a good vibe about it. There are plenty of televisions to enjoy a game. I was the only one...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I grew up in the south before BBQ became a food trend. That doesn't make me lord high commissioner of what makes good barbeque, it just means I've had a lot of it and I know what I like. Brother Jimmy's is a chain (a...More

Thank nictsiz
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had a dinner here on a Saturday night and the place was crowded with young people and families. That said, it was quite loud and there were many screens showing different games - I would not recommend it for those seeking a quiet conversation....More

1  Thank TalpinaT
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My family Stopped in for lunch. Northern Ribs and pulled pork sandwiches were ordered. All was delicious and the sides were equally awesome. The menu had many choices, the service and atmosphere were all very good too.

Thank chainoil
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We went at 7pm on a Tuesday and were seated at a small table for four. Music was loud and the bar was busy. The food was ok. We got spinach and avocado dip with chips that was just ok. My catfish was good, okra...More

Thank 103Katherine
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Bouboun brisket platter is excellent. Real ice tea nice and strong. Lots of tvs for watchimg your favorite college football game.

Thank Steve R
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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