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Jim Dandy's Family BBQ

2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1843
+1 513-771-4888
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1843
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was driving by yesterday and thought that I would try their BBQ. I picked up and took home and so did not have the side dishes. They do have several traditional side dishes to go with the rib and chicken barbeque and brisket, pork...More

Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The smoker sits out front! This BBQ is legit! Tender ... Smoky ... Delicious! We added red beans and rice, creamy Mac and cheese, creamy Cole slaw and corn bread...all very good. Worth stopping off the beaten path.

Reviewed 24 August 2017

The ribs here are outstanding. The picnic table seating is extremely uncomfortable and keeps me from coming back.

Thank The_Purple_Moose
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Whenever we are in Sharonville, we eat at Jim Dandy's. The first things you notice are the smokers and lots of wood. The inside feels like a traditional barbecue restaurant. It's a casual atmosphere. The food is good and filling. It's a good value and...More

Thank nrl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love me some BBQ, but seriously? Pulled pork is not made in water!!! Why did you pull it out of some much water and then not even bother draining it. Let's just say it came out the same as it went in. It had...More

Thank AppleUSN
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The beef brisket and the greens were great! The coleslaw and cornbread very good. The corn bread is not very sweet. (I prefer it this way, some don't). Jim Dandy's is on the edge of an industrial district so as you drive in if you...More

Thank Pondoro2310
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Don't expect a normal restaurant feel at this place, it's a typical BBQ which is more like a picnic inside. The food was good but I guess we expected more. The pulled chicken didn't have much flavor but the pulled pork was ok. I've seen...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Hadn't been there for a long while, and probably couldn't take the wife there. Place was dirty, and disheveled. Staff was nice but they need to get out from behind the counter and get the porch seating cleaned off once in a while. And they...More

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ!!! This is the second time my wife and I visited Jim Dandy's and we love it more each time we visit. The food is awesome. The service is great.

Thank eobert
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The ratings on this restaurant were good so I decided to give it a try. I ordered the brisket platter with Cole slaw, green beans and corn bread. The Cole slaw and green beans were good. The brisket was very tough and little taste. The...More

Thank Tom B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 2343 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1843
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-771-4888
In true Cincinnati fashion, at Jim Dandy's Family BBQ we make a BBQ that's all our own: fresh meat, never frozen, cooked low and slow over a wood fire. From our roadside roots to our warm, welcoming atmosphere, Jim Dandy's Cincinnati Slow-Fired BBQ is authentic, traditional, one-of-a-kind good. You're gonna love it like a local.
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