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Jenkins Quality Barbecue

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830 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4038
+1 904-353-6388
12:00 - 19:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I had the rib sandwich and chicken snack pack. They both was delicious. I wanted to dine in, but all the tables were dirty. I also wanted to wash my hands in the restroom and it was so filthy!!!!! I recommend the food, however the restaurant needs to be seriously cleaned before someone get ill or slip and fall.

Thank DrAlias
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had seen reviews and had been wanting to try this place for a while. The cashier was rude took our order and the Oder behind us wrong. A lady waiting on her order asked about it and they had lost the order. So she had to wait even more and the place is famous for being slow. While waiting... More 

Thank Calvin H
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Not being from Florida, we were recommended to Jenkins by the bellman at our hotel. It's an order-at-the-window place, pick up your food by number when they holler it out. The meat didn't appear to have been seasoned before it was cooked and there was no smoker or Barbecue on site, not sure how stuff was cooked. The BBQ sauce... More 

Thank Peggy K
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you are looking for the best barbecue restaurant in Jax, this is your place. Meat is so taste, falls out of the bone. This is my place!

Thank LorenLF9
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Feathers on my cooked chicken sandwich. Ribs dry and touch. Fries old and refried. Sauce good. Owner website is down. Owner please check on your staff and the quality food you claim to serve!

Thank Tracie L
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The food is generally good. However, the customer service is as "ghetto" as it gets. Flip-flops, unkempt t-shirts, and loud.

Thank DominusMaximus
Amelia Island, Florida
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166 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Went to Jenkins on Pearl late Friday afternoon for a BBQ pork sandwich. Ordered it with hot sauce, very tasty, But asked for a slaw and It was about 3 or 4 bites of slaw, not very much given. The pork sandwich was excellent, but the service there was horrible. Nothing friendly about it. Won't be back,

Thank Harry C
Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We ate here for lunch today, and I must say, this place is excellent. My husband, I, and our 4 children were out house hunting and we had seen many places before we decided to stop for lunch. We just happened to see this one at the right time and decided to stop. We bought 2 chicken snack packs for... More 

Thank OliviaBabea
Lithia Springs, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

that bbq was delicious and the sauce is wonderful I really enjoyed it! I would recommend it to family and friends

Thank Stefanie E
Jacksonville, Florida
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Jenkins Quality BBQ just wasn't. The place was dirty with food on the floor and flies greeting us. Had the pork sandwich and fries. Service was quick and polite but just couldn't get pass the lack of cleanliness. Water was dripping from the moldy ceiling in the dining room. Seems that the health department needs to pay a visit. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4038
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-353-6388

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