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American, Barbecue
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 9 November 2021

What a GREAT lunch! Five of us stopped in at RJ's today and had a truly marvelous meal! Sherry was covering both hostess and server duties and despite the many demands on her time, she took our orders and brought our meals out quickly. She...helped each of us with menu questions, managed all our selections, and did everything with a smile. The food was all INCREDIBLY tasty! I had the po' boy sandwich with pulled pork and coleslaw, and the flavors melded beautifully--augmented by their delicious sauce. My side of sweet potato fries were perfectly done--golden brown outside, soft inside, and not at all greasy. My friends who ordered those items agreed. Other items ordered were the barbeque chicken sandwich, macaroni and cheese, and regular fries, and they all received two thumbs up from my dining companions. The prices are excellent and the portions are just right. The décor is down-home casual and very inviting. And the music selection is popular tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. What's not to like?! I can't believe I haven't visited RJ's before today! I am DEFINITELY coming back!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021 via mobile

Probably the best bbq chicken I’ve ever had as it was pulled (personal preference) and SO tender. Onion Rings & Corn Fritters were fried to perfection Bison Empanadas super flaky Cheesy corn bake was delicious

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 25 May 2021

I love RJ's BBQ. However, for the first time they made us felt unwelcomed. My husband went in to order food to-go while i waited outside because we had our dogs. (Plus lobby was closed and the place was about to close in an hour)....15mins later, I had to use the restroom, so my husband and I swapped places. After coming back from the restroom, I saw a few bags sitting on the counter, so i simply asked if our food was ready. The cashier asked the cook, and he shouts out "Dang, I just got the order, they need to wait!" Even the cashier was shocked and told him I just got there and he didn't have to be so rude! So sad, because that BBQ was one of my favorites.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

We stopped here for takeout and enjoyed the really big rib and meat platter. The brisket was good, but the ribs were my fave. The sliced chicken was ok but I’d rather have tried on the bone beef burnt ends, beans and Mac and cheese...were good. The fries were yummy. Friendly service.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 7 June 2020

always clean and accomadting great bacon and gumbo. the brisket is there best meat just wish they still made the crabcakes they were r fav but the corn fritters and fried portabellas r good too. owners r nice hard working people who support local music...scene with great patio area not sure if open now cuz of pandemic but its a nice patio to eat at and listen too live musicMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Chose RJ’s while in town for a day and was not disappointed. The jalapeño sausage appetizer is a must. It was flavorful without being over jalapeno-y. Perfect amount of heat and spice. We ordered a 2 meat plate with fries and it came with ribs...and brisket. And a pulled pork sandwich with fries. Everything was tender and delicious. They have four very good sauces to choose from. Hot sauce, Habanero, Southern and Original. Usually I’m only love one sauce but all of these were very good. The brisket was so tender! We also ordered a slab of ribs to go along with beans, Mac and cheese and potato salad. The potato salad was excellent. Service was good and we will definitely head back to RJ’s when we are in town again.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

Eat at this place often. They have great specials and great happy hour specials. It's a hidden gem and I think the barbecue is one of the best in the city.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 January 2020

had an excellent lunch with friends during Christmas season. Service was very good as was the brisket. However the french fries were excellent.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2019 via mobile

Slightly askew brunch, with wonderful smoked meat alternatives. Typical bbq bar interior but I loved the different takes on Sunday brunch. Not just beef or even pork burnt ends, but pork belly burnt ends. Their custom sausage is wonderful. Smoked bacon bloody Mary was a...delight at $6. Go and enjoy!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 December 2019 via mobile

Small local place. Cozy atmosphere- wooden bar and booths. Several TVs showing football games during our Sunday early evening visit. BBQ brisket sandwich was excellent. Four kinds of BBQ sauce to choose from. Sauce was runnier than thicker, but flavor is good- basic sauce is...savory. Sweet potato crinkle fries were crisp!! Yummy! Service was friendly. Wait time for food was not too long or too short- just about right. The manager checked in to make sure we were satisfied. We were!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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R.J.'s Bob-Be-Que Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4