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Jefferson Street BBQ

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101 N Jefferson St, Converse, IN 46919-2124
+1 765-395-5117
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

1st time here and will definitely come back! Came to celebrate two birthdays. Service was awesome. Ordered the nachos and have to say hands down one of the best I have had. You can order with all the different meats they offer if you choose! I only choose to do two meats and wasn't disappointed! 🖐🏻🖐🏻 give it a ten!!!

Thank Amy W
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love the jalapeno muffins! This place never disappoints! Come early to make sure you have a wide selection to choose from.

Thank Steph S
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and we never leave disappointed or hungry! Nachos, salads, loaded potatoes...all delicious! Wonderful smoked meats and we love that most items come from local farms.

Thank Jamie H
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such delicious food!!! I love the nachos & corn bread the best! I have eaten here a few times and have not been disappointed. Food can take a long time, but it is well worth the wait! Josh is great at doing up the food and Annie is a great server!!!! :)

Thank MamaStacy
Gas City, Indiana
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thought we'd go get barbecue and arrived around 5:30. There were empty tables everywhere so we knew we'd arrived early enough. No one else was waiting. It took about 5 minutes for the hostess to come and we asked for a table. Mind you the place was full of empty tables! She looked at her tablet... More 

Thank Margaret W
Kokomo, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expectations were not high for our visit to Jefferson Street BBQ in Converse, IN. I have not experienced good BBQ anywhere in Indiana over the many years I have lived here. Invariably it is overcooked, either being cooked at too high a temperature, being cooked too long or both. This is the way most people in Indiana believe BBQ is... More 

Thank ndmcclur
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the best barbecue in the area. The white chicken chili and jalapeño cornbread are delicious. Service is fast and the people are friendly. Meat falls right off the bone and very tender. Very reasonably priced.

Thank fcbball21
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

As a local and frequent patron, I recommend this place as a for sure "must stop in" to anyone living or traveling through the area. Friendly, fresh and good!

Thank theforce50
Galveston, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It is not like Converse, Indiana, is on the way to many places, but Jefferson St. BBQ makes it worth a visit. If you are into small town eats that encourage farm to table products and/or just want great BBQ, this is the place. We have had nothing that is less than fantastic. My wife took the left over of... More 

Thank Denny C
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was my first time visiting. I loved the atmosphere, the food was great and I will be making another special trip there.

Thank JoEllen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Jefferson St, Converse, IN 46919-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Converse
  • Phone Number: +1 765-395-5117

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