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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
+1 212-967-7603
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
“cornbread” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 00:00 Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this place years ago, and I always blew it off because I figured a place across from Penn Station in NYC couldn't be that good. I was wrong. Stopped in there recently and the brisket was cooked perfectly and very tender. As...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank canyonday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

. . .Not to worry, they are open. However, there is a space limitation because the second floor is closed for renovation. So, if you arrive during a busy time, you may have to wait for a table or seat at the bar. On our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 22 October 2018

went here for dinner before a concert. atmosphere is laid back, relaxing. food is great bbq and alot of it

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mozes51
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Family of 9 ate here, late on a Thursday evening, food was incredible, service was amazing and friendly!! I am craving the Texas toast and bbq brisket!! I can't wait to visit soon!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markiemark88
Reviewed 6 October 2018

You would easily walk past this restaurant.... It’s not the most inviting place! But the food was SUPERB!! We had ribs which was very tasty and highly recommended. Also ordered the Brisket and WOW!!! You will not be disappointed The waitress was very knowledgeable and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

All the games were on the multiple screens and the tone was very casual. Burger was kick-a** and the fried breaded pickles were the best! 1 block from the Garden made for convenience. A+ service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We visited with three kids who all ate free. If you are looking for a sports bar with some great comfort food, then this is for you.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank O5948IAstuarth
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We really visited Jimmy’s because we knew that they’d be playing the Panthers game and we’re big sports fans. We were both sort of hung over from the night before so we skipped the alcoholic beverages. I drank their house lemonade which was really good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alana L
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Ok, so you might walk past this place and think it doesn't look the best, but trust me it's good, read the review on Tripadvisor about the brisket and we weren't disappointed, the waitress was so good and friendly as well, would certainley eat here...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bunnya66
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Visited while looking to find a bar for the night for some food and drinks and left after one drink! Entered bar and said we only wanted drinks, greeter said we could sit at bar, all stools taken at bar, so ordered two drinks, asked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Ethan D
11 November 2018|
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Response from Annelyse C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
23 May 2018|
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Response from Charanda1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! If anything is going on at MSG it’ll be hard to get a table, even for 2!!!
4 October 2016|
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Response from macro1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly. But it is a great place to have a party and they are close to the subway and MSG. I found it by accident and never regretted the experience. I hope you enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1801
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-967-7603
  • E-mail
Put some South in yo' Mouth! at Brother Jimmy's BBQ located on 8th Avenue and 31st Street. We accept reservations for parties up to 12 guests. Please call us if you need a larger party booking. Reservations require a $10 food per person minimum. We serve down home cooking with southern hospitality. We also serve as the home away from home for all ACC alumni. Request Id 5518023
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