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Jimmers BBQ

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439 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3318
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building! The "fat boy taco" is the best! Ask about the their secret menu!! They have a wonderful sauce called "pig out sauce" that is a must!!

Thank Destinee C
Corrales, New Mexico
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were greeted by friendly staff who helped us to decide what to order. We ended up getting one senior meal and one sandwich. That seemed to be enough for out of town travelers more tired than hungry. Brisket was a bit on the dry side but that is what the BBQ sauce is for. It was not busy the... More 

Thank Michael M
San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Tried the brisket po'boy, the pulled pork po'boy, onion rings, and fried pickles. The brisket was tender and had decent flavor. Best thing we ordered. Pork was ok. Coleslaw ok. None of the sauces were special. Onion rings were soft and mushy. Terrible. Same with the fried pickles. I think the batter tasted ok but they were not cooked long... More 

Thank work4weekends27
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I showed up close to closing, with only one other party there. Since the counter service serves up the BBQ in tinfoil packets in a foam takeout box, I decided to just take it back to my motel. There is a liquor store next door, but not beer served in the restaurant. The sausage is very unusual, spicy and formed... More 

Thank Kirk V
Glendale, Arizona
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

What a terrific find! I've had BBQ all across the nation and this is some of the best I've experienced. Country atmosphere and suitable for the entire family. Ordered four different cuts of meat and they were all cooked perfectly. Can't say enough to promote this venue...will return next time I'm in Cortez. If yo like BBQ give them a... More 

Thank Tim R
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was the first time we have been there. The food was good and service was great. This is for all to eat at

Thank Terry Q
Rochester, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I expected full service and got self serve.....disappointing. No adult beverages....disappointing. Food was okay, but the biggest disappointment was the young lady who took our order....no customer service skills.

Thank Diane G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very informal dining. Rustic decor. Pepsi products. Amazing food. Large portions. Terrific prices. Fantastic variety of barbecued meats. Gluten free side dishes. Family friendly.

Thank Jeanettee W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

What a find! Fairly new place in Cortez, and what a winner! Nothing super-fancy; order at the counter, food is dished up but OMG who cares? What does it say (other than I might be messy) that I went through 14 napkins with 6 ribs ----- husband's pulled pork was also very good but he wished he'd ordered ribs too.... More 

Thank Ilene S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We were the first customers of the day and they were just pulling some of the pork out of the smoker and some of the meat off the bone.....Good smell...great taste.

Thank Tapiaman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 9702521227

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