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Jim's Barb-ie-Q Shack

3940 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-6508
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (4 reviews)
“b que” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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3940 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-6508
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

I love good bbq and this is my favorite in the area. The pork and brisket are my favorites, but the prime rib is absolutely amazing also. The Feeling Cheesy is the absolute best!

Thank Selinakyle71
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while. Order a BBQ,fries and a soda. Tasted good. The dining experience is nothing much above a picnic table. ..but it's a change of pace from a burger. I did have a ice cream cone after I ate. They had...More

Thank bigbuzz2016
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant three or four times in the last month. It's a at counter service only no waiting on the tables the tables are picnic benches. The highlight of the visit was the flavor in the texture of the barbecued ribs...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you appreciate real genuine smoked barbque, Jim's the perfect place. Jim and his wife Barbie have operated here for a number of years and the food is great. The portion sizes are generous and the service is friendly and excellent. I highly recommend Jim's...More

Thank tooblest
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Although this place is a little bleak ...meaning picnic tables to sit on and you pick up your own silverware and napkins at a service area, the FOOD is great. It is true Bar-B-Q without question! The stuffed baked potato is the bomb. Whether stuffed...More

Thank kathyandjack1
Reviewed 23 January 2016

the food was good but pricey. It was to laid back for me but the people I was with said it was typical for a BBQ restaurant.

Thank sixroses
Reviewed 15 January 2016

For one thing, I won't go anywhere that advertises that guns are welcomed on the premises. Then, the owner is abrupt, rude, and opinionated. The food is average and rather expensive. For the money, I would expect something much better but it seems that the...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Just got done eating here. First walking in yes it was empty not a problem with me. The owner took our order and unlike some of the reviews saying he was rude, he was very nice and chatted with us. We both ordered the ribs....More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Excellent BBQ sandwiches! We've ordered Jim's BBQ for several lunch meetings at work and ALWAYS had great food! If you like BBQ, you'll love Jim's BBQ!

Thank KnitterBarb
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The prices seemed high to me. My husband and I had the beef sandwich and the cheesy hashbrowns. The hashbrowns were the best part of the meal. The meat for being a bbq joint really didn't taste of any seasoning at all. Not worth the...More

Thank JessH40
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Do you offer gift cards? I have a friend moving up to your vicinity andIi would like to get her something. She loves ribs. thanks, Barb
9 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3940 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-6508
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Rapids
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