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J&J Barbeque

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Nelson ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
+1 715-673-4717
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (22 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is kind of weird. It's like going to Wall Drug. There's stuff everywhere; a store, a bar, a restaurant, not much in the way of service. You order at the counter, but no one will tell you that. It was off-putting. The food...More

Thank TeacherTamiMc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was going to stop for dinner on my way through town! They close at 7:00 PM on Thursday nights! What a joke! Useless!

Thank BigPaulMn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped into J and J BBQ for lunch last week with some friends. I had the ribs and brisket plate with beans and mac and cheese. Ribs were tender and the brisket was some of the best I have had. Good Smokey flavor! sides were...More

Thank Belushi507
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our table ordered meals of BBQ and breaded fish. Everyone seemed pleased with their selection. Ordered from counter as we sat in the bar area. Ordered yummy drinks for a hot day.

Thank CactusCaro
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We went there for dinner recently. Their smoked food is wonderful and they have a great selection to choose from. They actually have a smoker in the back of their restaurant. That isn't that common in Wisconsin. If you are in the area, please stop...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The four of us enjoyed a great BBQ & fish dinner. Great selection of beers, soda drink bottles. Excellent food. Finished off with delicious ice cream. What a great asset to town of Nelson. Excellent staff & service. Thankyou we will be back

Thank Myriam M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Stopped here while on the 100 mile Mississippi River Run. It was a little later in the afternoon so it wasn't real busy. The menu was huge and so was the food. It was so good, we are planning on going back again. We both...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great, local place, relaxed atmosphere with an eclectic hunting lodge/country store feel. Food was delicious and since I heard about the ribs I focused on the smoked meat portion of the morning menu. Ribs were meaty, not fall off the bone, but good to gnaw...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The ribs at J&J's are among our favorites. Eat in or take out - either one is great. Huge portions and the ribs just get better the next day. Try the signature Bloody Mary

Thank JanandCaptainRob
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We took a trip down the great river road, had no plans and stumbled upon this place. Hometown feel, walk up to the counter and order. Had no idea what to expect, but YUM, the barbecue was delicious. Highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank Breanna0312
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 North Main St., Nelson, WI 54756
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-673-4717
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