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Smokin Jim's House of BBQ

3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
+1 863-965-0230
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (31 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“collard greens” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have always enjoyed the great eats at Smokin Jim's. The smoked turkey is out-of-this-world good - ditto the brisket. Favorite side is old-fashioned collard greens. The house cornbread literally melts in your mouth - good, good, good!

Thank daverevell
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful barbecue. Love the sliced pork! I would recommend this restaurant to all barbecue lovers.

Thank Kelly Y
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Smokin' Jim's is my very, very favorite pulled pork. Mmm, mmm, delicious!!! Their cornbread is amazing, as is their coleslaw, potato salad and sweet potatoes. His ribs also rock, and on Saturday on Steak Night, I have never ever had a better rib eye. I...More

Thank WooHooWineWoman
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I eat there frequently with friends and I've never had a bad meal ! Steak night on Saturday night is an extra treat.I give the restaurant a two thumbs up!

Thank TommyAldoRay
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We hosted a large group in the area and the locals told us to try Smokin Jim's for lunch. First you can locate Jim's by the wonderful aromas that start hitting your nose from a block away. By the time we arrived we were all...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Been eating @ Jims since he opened. Good food, great service. Can get very busy at peak meal times. Saturday night Steak night is very good.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This place was out of our way but came reccommended by our YouTube friend so we had to try it. It was definitely the best place we've been to in ages . Good size portions and alot of food for the money absolutely loved the...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

smoke in Jim's house of BBQ was fantastic ! There food is amazing. Smaller laid back place very low key with some really good food. You definitely get your money's worth and the prices are reasonable. I'll be back when I come into town that's...More

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We love BBQ. We enjoy several BBQ restaurants and this one is also delicious! They do stick to their slogan...really delicious. We have ordered BBQ for parties in the summer and everything was wonderful, timely and so friendly. We often try the butt and sides...all...More

Thank Peggy H
James R, Owner at Smokin Jim's House of BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank You!! We appreciate the kind words.

Reviewed 22 April 2017

After reading all the favorable reviews, we decided to give this place a try. Please keep in mind we entered the place shortly after the lunch hour rush. In fact, it was 01:30pm on Saturday 4/22/17. First thing we noticed there was only one server...More

Thank Joseph B
James R, Owner at Smokin Jim's House of BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

I am very sorry for your bad experience. That is not how we do things at Smokin Jims! I hope you will give us another chance. We have worked hard to get all those good reviews and as the owner I am very disappointed in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 Havendale Blvd, Auburndale, FL 33823-4623
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Auburndale
  • Phone Number: +1 863-965-0230
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