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Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

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872 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-8663
+1 843-706-9741
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Savannah, GA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cute enough place with the design trimmings that bespeak well and friendly enough staff. We had 4 waiters at one table which means communication lapsed and we didnt know who to really inquire with to our needs. It was almost comical because it felt like soneone was messing with our minds.The onion rings dandy, deviled eggs fine and fries, potato... More 

Thank SScottTours
Haymarket, Virginia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a great ribs restaurant on your way down to Florida, stop in at Nick's in Blufton. It is a short drive off exit 8. The beef ribs were great. Very meaty and not dried out. The Bar B Q sandwich was also excellent. This is a place I would definitely stop for dinner on my way to Fl.

Thank Ron K
Bluffton, South Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The server did a great job but could not make-up for the overcooked and underflavored food. We used to frequent this place all-the-time but food and service started to slip so we ventured out and found new places to spend our money. We went back Saturday to see if things had improved and they have not. Looks like we'll stick... More 

Thank youfollowme
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in a lovely atmosphere. Excellent wait staff. A good spot for the entire family to enjoy tasty BBQ.

Thank Henry D
Mahone Bay
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They served dry rub ribs which my wife had, I had SC style BBQ, both OK. Service was a bit slow and the place looks like it could be kept cleaner. We were at another one of the J&Ns last trip through near harleston Patriots Point and it was better than this locale.

Thank polartraveller
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok let me atart out by saying our server was very nice wasnt too familiar with menu but nice guy. Ok Food was absolutely horrible. Im a big guy so ill throw down some BBQ. I ordered the 4 meat platter. I like to try everything a new spots im going to. I got the 4 meat Platter with double... More 

Thank Mkromer26
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for BBQ this is Bluffton's largest, and the food is tasty. They used to use msg in their seasoning so I haven't eaten there for a good while, I was told they stopped adding msg.

Thank AbstractGarden
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is another great place in Bluffton, SC. My co-workers and I stopped in on our first day in town. The staff was very friendly and the BBQ was perfect. As we walked out after a great lunch, a co-worker made the comment that even after a great meal, the smell of the BBQ was enough to make you want... More 

Thank gstone65
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

One of the best rib places around town. Service can be a bit slow at times but well worth waiting. Try It!

Thank Mike A
Lexington, Kentucky
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time here with friends just before hurricane Matthew came to town. The food was wonderful and the service was great too. They had several good beers on tap. We all ordered something different so we could mix and match and everything was delicious. We are definitely going to be visiting this one again on our next... More 

Thank Debra B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 872 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-8663
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-706-9741

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