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Brother Jimmy's BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
116 E 16th St, New York City, NY 10003-2112
+1 212-673-6465
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brisket” (4 reviews)
“rib tips” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
116 E 16th St, New York City, NY 10003-2112
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch, but left still hungry. After ordering beverages and food together to save time, we got our drinks........and then about 30 minuted later were told there was a large party in the back and the kitchen was backed up and there's...More

Thank broosontheloos
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I want to thank this Venue for hosting our School of Rock band tour. Great music venue with lots of energy, my daughter really enjoyed performing there. The food was awesome, really enjoyed the the BBQ chx nachos, the brisket and pulled chx. I think...More

Thank TracyNP
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Have been to this place a few times. They always make a decent margarita (which is actually surprisingly rare for this town) Happy hour is the best (4-7pm) though sometimes can get pretty crowded. Food is typical 'southern' staples, and like most southern food was...More

Thank international717
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The venue is a good sports bar with TVs although it can be noisy. We really like to BBQ half chicken with cornbread and 2 sides including the deep fried sprouts which are excellent. The staff is excellent and we also like it for takeout....More

Thank David_Allison2016
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Tried this place on a Saturday lunchtime with a friend, and got a warm welcome on a cold day. Service was friendly and helpful, and efficient, but not rushed. I tried the full brisket platter, which with two sides added up to quite a lot...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is one of the best barbecue places I have been to in awhile! This was so affordable for the two us to have a large meal. I would love to return.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came to this bar to see a Michigan football game since we read online it was the place to go for Wolverine fans. The place was packed! Drinks are not badly priced. The food is a bit overpriced but I got the BBQ wings...More

Thank JK113012
Reviewed 19 November 2016

No pork tips, the reason we went. 6 pm it is hard to believe they fid not have. Baby back ribs so-so. Beer choices good. I used to go to the original one on second and 77. It is going to be a tacos place....More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I've been going to the various Brother Jimmy's bars/restaurants for years, more for drinking with friends than for the food and my latest visit was for that reason. The beer is averagely priced for NYC and the service was great but it's the loud, fun...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 8 September 2016

On the look out for BBQ we decided to try this place out, it was distinctly average and quite expensive. The Brisket was dry and tasteless and the sides just not very nice - the fried okra was soggy and BBQ beans with Pork ndidn't...More

Thank deeevolution
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E 16th St, New York City, NY 10003-2112
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-673-6465
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