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Jim's Rib Haven

531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
+1 309-786-8084
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (71 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Magical ribs and sandwiches! Simple and outstanding! These folks cook all food by themselves and you can smell the smoke from the backyard grill. Don't miss this place i you are in Moline

Thank Janne L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Folks, first let me say I spend a fair amount of time in SC, FL, and TX so I think I have a feel for good BBQ. I can get past a lot of things when it comes to good BBQ.Jim's is not in the...More

Thank roamer3811
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I thought I try Jim's again after a horrible experience a year ago and nothing has changed I won't be going back most my friends have quit going since Jim ( founder) passed years back food is way over priced dried out old ribs. Went...More

Thank 870kevinn
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I am not a rib person but these were so good ..i also had the pulled pork .AWESOME..THE staff was so nice and when they found out that we were from nyc they asked a lot of questions and why were were in rock island...More

Thank broadchannel8
Reviewed 11 August 2017

They are relying on their reputation, rather than quality. My date got ribs that were dry, burnt, inedible. My chicken was dry, got no sauce. They returned PART of the money for the ribs, as she ate the beans! Will not be back, after going...More

Thank Franksound
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our family ate at Jim's Rib Haven and love the Boney Box. It is absolutely the best smoked ribs I have ever had!!!! The french fries were delicious as well. The waitress was very helpful and very fast with the service getting our food to...More

2  Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I used to rate this place higher, but I think their quality might have leveled off or gone downhill while their prices went up. We like to bring a small group of us and share a couple slabs of baby back ribs with a large...More

1  Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Being from Texas, I like to experience barbecue from different places that I visit. The barbecue here was okay, but I was expecting better. I ordered a slab of ribs with potato salad and beans. The side items were okay, nothing spectacular, but the ribs...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

So good I actually order slabs (and sauce) to freeze them and take them back with me to Hong Kong. I've traveled the world but have not had better anywhere else that i've tried.

1  Thank Tsubasa99
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The smell from the outside always gets your mouth watering for the taste you are about to receive! We come here a couple of times a year. The food is out of this world GOOD!!!

1  Thank Lynn K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-8960
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Island
  • Phone Number: +1 309-786-8084
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