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Jimbo's Pit Bar-B-Q

1215 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2127
+1 863-683-3777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (25 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1215 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2127
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Boy howdy! It's been many years since I stopped into Jimbo's for a bite. After tonight it won't be long before going back. Much of the old memorabilia has been removes and probably should have been but there is still plenty of trinkets to bring...More

Thank butcher29
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A good average BBQ place. Must say ribs were tender & fell off the bone. Smoke flavor was ok. You do get a lot of food and do get the cole slaw or mac & cheese a building specialty. The service was good & answered...More

Thank Jrstwo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Their bbq is good, but nothing special. It is totally overpriced and flies flying around everywhere,yuck!

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Live in Orlando. Coming home from Clearwater. Wanted local spot for lunch. Excellent BBQ. Quick service. Great BBQ sauce

Thank Jersey023
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Took my dad here for lunch, and we both had pulled pork sandwiches which come with a corn fritter and some cole slaw, and a dish of sliced sour pickles. Yum!

Thank Jose H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Best bar-b-Q in Lakeland. Great service, wonderful food. I'll go for Jimbo's next time around Lakeland

Thank Ida L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you are looking for a fast BBQ meal for a reasonable price this place fits the bill. Picnic table style seating. Service was fast. The meats (ribs, chicken, and pulled pork) were very good, as was the coleslaw and hush puppies. The only down...More

Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Many people do the carry out when they come here, but it is also worth sitting down and enjoying the atmosphere. The ribs were very good.

Thank marvin0630
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I grew up in Lakeland. We moved there in 1965, when I was 4 and lived there until I was 20. Jimbo's was always a family tradition for us and, every time my family and I re-visit Lakeland, Jimbo's is our first choice ! Their...More

Thank ez2cdave
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

While coming through Lakeland on business, we stopped into Jimbo's for lunch. I ordered the BBQ beef sandwich with sides of cole slaw and hushpuppies. The sandwich was phenomenal and came with mustard slaw which was a nice addition. I wasn't crazy about the cole...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2127
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-683-3777
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