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Jimmy's BBQ Pit

Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
515.433.1BBQ (1227)
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (21 reviews)
“potato salad” (10 reviews)
“turkey” (6 reviews)
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Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Came for the train, stayed for lunch. Wonderfully inexpensive good food, for each of the generations that came for lunch. I’m in love the meat only option. There were things for the two-year-old too. Five of us for under $50 including drinks. Barbecue was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KatrinaBiker58
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Jimmy's BBQ Pit is as authentic as their taste as great as Texas logo suggests. We have had BBQ in Texas and Oklahoma, and his is fantastic. His BBQ ribs and beef are my favorite. I have also had the turkey and ham and they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank carolkeithley
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a Tuesday and it was moderately busy. Wide selection on the menu, food arrived very quickly! I had the 1/2 slab of ribs, beans and potato salad. The ribs were delicious, the beans were so good and the bread was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NoCampingJustHotels
Reviewed 8 February 2018

My wife and I had a very nice lunch at Jimmy's. I was impressed on how they offer three different sizes of sandwiches. We had the sliced pork which was very good. The baked beans were also very good. My only complaint is the BBG...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Kornkurt
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went for lunch and the food was very good, the service was also good . But if you order the chicken it can be overdone. overall it was a good meal.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank genem949
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Jimmy's has the best BBQ I have eaten since I was in Texas. The staff are friendly, courteous and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank 341nans
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been here and it is as good as I remember. The baked beans have depth, the turkey was moist and flavorful. The service was pretty good. Conveniently located in downtown Boone. $10 got me lunch and leftovers enough for...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank itsme018
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Located downtown with western/cowboy decor, it is definitely unique. BBQ sandwiches and sides come in 3 sizes to fit your appetite. Definitely recommend the Sloppy Jimmy and potato salad. Very reasonably priced. Atmosphere was quiet which we appreciated.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A Boone top ten restaurant! Friendly staff serve hot, smoked meats. We loved the decor. The "seating" for waiting to be seated is a lot more comfy than I anticipated. It's a giant log. Loved it. Very family friendly. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The service, good, and ambiance is fantastic at Jimmy's. Been going only here for twars. The brisket is better than what I can do on my smoker and the potato salad and baked beans are all house made. You will not be disappointed eating here....More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank dragonfeathr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Story Street, Boone, IA 50036
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 515.433.1BBQ (1227)
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