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Review of J's BBQ

J's BBQ
Ranked #1 of 36 Restaurants in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading so many outstanding reviews, I had to try this place. The menu looked promising and so my son and I ordered a platter that had just about everything. The food was just ok. The brisket was way over rubbed. The pulled pork was decent. The beans were pretty good. The ribs were less than ok. The sides were actually better than the main food. All in all, it was average to below average BBQ that had little smokiness.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We happened upon J’s BBQ this spring while passing through Ripon. We are so glad we stopped! It’s the best BBQ we found in Wisconsin. We like it so much we made a detour on our way to Wi Dells just to eat their lunch special. I LOVE the beef brisket. It is melt in your mouth goodness. Especially with the cranberry jalapeño chutney! The gal putting out food together, was super nice and very particular about putting out quality food. Staff was very nice and efficient. There is a large selection of sauces for the meat, we tried several. Oh! and the corn bread is the best ever!!! It’s a must have! I’m bummed this place isn’t closer to home. It puts BBQ in our area to shame! Keep up the good work, we will be back!

Thank allysone178
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The food was amazing.... Brisket was the best I have ever had. The negative...they aren't open on Mondays.

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

No more needs to be said, the title says it all. We've eaten here for lunch and supper and it's always been great.

Thank 123Katew
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A little pricey, but overall pretty good. The atmosphere is very nice - great rustic look to the place and friendly staff! Wasn't a fan of waiting over a half an hour to pick up take out. The breaded cod was very good - not too fishy tasting and great batter. Cornbread was pretty good - got caught off guard as it's not the sweet/"desserty" kind. Biggest complaint would be the poor excuse called chili - basically watered down cheese sauce with chili powder.

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Thank lookinout4u510
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