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Circle J Bar-B-Que

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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$22
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

With an official Brisket Judge at my side, you can bet barbecue will be one of the most discerning meals we eat. We loved the family ownership ambiance. We felt warm and welcome. We both opted for a 3-meat plate. Unfortunately, we were not very...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ronikki
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Prices were good and they have senior menu. Food was very good. We had brisket, turkey, sausage, potato salad, beans, cole slad, and bread. Atmophere was good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank garrisonmacie
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This was without a doubt THE worst pulled pork sandwich I've eaten...anywhere. It was soooo dry that even the tasteless bbq sauce couldn't save it. And not only dry but no flavor. I tried dousing it with my limp cole slaw but to no avail....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank durrae j
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place has been around forever and it is as good as it always was. We had the brisquet followed by the peach cobbler with ice cream. It was devine!! Just like your grandmom used to make. Don't miss this one before you leave town.Nice...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank littlered4435
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Family packs, turkey, brisket, ribs, pork, sausage and options like potato salad, macaroni, beans, corn. Traditional smoked meat.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank FernandoLimaPeruAK
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped here a few years ago and had one of the best BBQ meals and had to return a few years later. We arrived early, around 4 p.m. for lunch/dinner meal. There was not a lot of people, but at that time of the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank FarmGirl62
Betty_Beaver0321, Manager at Circle J Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much! Hope ya'll come back again soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Brisket and rolls are good, pork was dry. Nothing to write home about...at least they are open past 5 pm,a majority of others seem to close after lunch in this town.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank colormehappy411
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 5pm on a Wednesday evening, and were immediately skeptical of the place being completely empty of customers. The place looks good inside and out, cleanliness was decent, and the smell lured us into trying it. I tried the sliced brisket and the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank L5329KIjasong
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We rode in hot and hungry on our motorcycles and we got a nice filling meal from very friendly staff. the brisket was very tender and everything tasted great.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank yogaperson
Betty_Beaver0321, General Manager at Circle J Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks! We strive to make good home made food at an affordable price! Appreciate ya stopping by!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

When you go to a barbecue place you think hand made. The brisket was tender and the sasuage was good. The rolls were the best thing I ate there. The ribs were awful, very fatty, tough, and no flavor. The potato salad was just plain...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Nancy B
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