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Jenkins Quality Barbecue

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2025 Emerson St, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5541
+1 904-346-3770
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I love Jenkins bbq just thinking about it has my mouth watering the mustard based bbq sauce is delicious and unique there's nothing else like it ANy where the slow smoked chicken is tender and juicy and then when you add the crinkle fried and that slice of bread it's a party in your mouth trust me if your in... More 

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Thank Brittani B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't know a mustard based barbecue sauce could taste so good. When I was eating my ribs, I dam near bit my fingers!! It tasted so good!! I will make sure I stop by Jenkins and get my barbecue, Every time I stop and visit in Jacksonville Florida!!!

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Thank James J
Jacksonville, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

They have the best barbeque sauce and the ribs are delicious. We always get the snack pack to go. Just enough for dinner and our go to barbeque spot.

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Thank Lashep520
Jacksonville, Florida
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

They have the best BBQ, the chicken falls off the bone tender, hot and good! The Ribs will make you sing! You will hurt someone if they try to take your Jenkins! The fries with BBQ sauce is a must to have. They have the best sauce in the world. I have did a lot of traveling in my life,... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Decided to give Jenkins Bar B Q on Emerson a try (tried the downtown previously and it sucked) for lunch to go today and it was delicious! I had the pork and got the beef for my Dad. Also requested the hot sauce for my sandwich and it fantastic. Dad had the regular sauce and seemed to enjoy it. I... More 

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Thank Harry C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

this place is not well kept .the service stinks the food on this day was way over cooked. cut selection for the ribs was not good at all . the tea was way to sweet

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Thank willie w
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Surprise, you have to specify the cut of the rib (end, middle, etc.). Well if you are a butcher, you'd know what to ask for, but as a consumer one would hope a cut selection to bring you back for more. It was country style service with brown paper wrapping in a brown paper bag w/bread and your choice of... More 

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1 Thank JSUSutters
Brunswick, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

I came here because one of my good friends lives for this place but in my honest opinion i dnt know why. I agree with some other reviews overcooked and not very friendly service to boot. I'd try somewhere else if I were you..

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Thank kiki012006
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

My husband had the rib sandwich with coleslaw and I had the pork sandwich with baked beans and potato salad. Food was good, wait was a bit long. Was going to order wings but was told the wait would be 15min. We ordered what we were told was ready 'now' but still had to wait about 8 min, which is... More 

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Thank 19Julie79
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

This place was gross. Dirty tables & bathrooms, and the food is overcooked. The BBQ sauce is pre-made and bottled, nothing is made from scratch. We tried a bit of everything. The best part of our meal was the potato salad. Don't bother stopping here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2025 Emerson St, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-346-3770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?