Green star Jones BBQ (Columbia City)

3810 S Ferdinand St
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 722-4414

Hours: Daily noon-9 pm
Categories: Restaurant

Restaurant Details

  • Formerly known as Jones, this barbeque place has little to prove—it must merely continue in its deliciousness. Among the popular favorites: giant ribs smoked with Northwestern cedar; spicy collard greens; and a worship-worthy sweet-potato pie. The sweet-and-fiery Arkansas/Texas-influenced sauce is excellent—many barbecue enthusiasts say it’s the best in town.
  • Features: Cheap Eats, Family Friendly and To Go
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
  • Price Range: $

Other Locations

Green star Jones BBQ

2454 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA, 98134 (Sodo)
(206) 625-1339

Daily 11 am-5 pm

Green star Seattle Hog Heaven

4417 Fauntleroy
Seattle, WA, 98126 (West Seattle)
(206) 257-4946

Mon-Fri 11:30 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11:30 am-10 pm

Average Rating:
  • 4.17000/5 Stars.
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I love Jones. They have a good selection, nice portions and great sides. Being from Kansas City where there is a bbq place on each corner, it is nice to have a port in the storm in Seattle.
Posted by fennec fox on February 6, 2011 at 12:33 PM · Report this
I can't say how good their food is. I ordered 9 lbs of brisket for a party. Jones had an employee call the day of the party to say they didn't have my order. How do you do that and stay in biz, I don't know. I went to Whole foods and they had good brisket for my party. Doesn't matter how good the food is if they don't deliver!
Posted by Dave Denman on June 15, 2009 at 4:44 PM · Report this

Simply the best.

Man, I've tried so many BBQ places in this town, and was so happy when I finally found Jones. The world's nicest folks fixin up the world's most delicious BBQ. Perfect meats, perfect sauce, all the sides, homemade desserts, what more can you ask for? Go there, order up one of everything, and leave a nice tip. You won't be sorry!
Posted by A girl on August 16, 2008 at 3:29 PM · Report this

Dem' Bones

I had the famous Jone's ribs (Rib-a-licious), My other half had the brisket sandwich, which was overflowing with BBQ goodness. Service was great, the portions were large, prices were perfect, and i definately will go back there. , I think i found myself a new favorite BBQ restaurant. I would highly recomend checking this place out!!
Posted by Carnivour on January 12, 2008 at 1:38 PM · Report this


Being from the southern US (from a town that claims to be the barbeque capital of the world!) I was craving tender b-b-q beef brisket, but unlike other reviewers, I found the brisket at Jones to be very tough and chewy, drowned in an overly sweet sauce. We won't be going back.
Posted by SR on September 23, 2007 at 10:42 AM · Report this

Jones BBQ!!!!! (drool like homer simpson)

seriously. i am drooling right now. i moved to Tacoma and i am so sad now. jones is the best. i have had BBQ in small towns in Virginia full of drawling rednecks and this beats that backyard-grilled junk hands down. They use wood and make their own sauce (which you can also buy in bottles), and I always get the spicy, usually a whole chicken and split with a friend. And don't forget the homemade pie! Y'all come on down and don't even look at the others.
Posted by slimjim on August 16, 2007 at 9:58 PM · Report this

"The way BBQ is suppose to be"

That's what it says on their menu, t-shirts, etc., and I'm convinced. I cannot claim any kind of expertise on authentic southern BBQ, but Jones certainly seems to attract a lot of people who know the real deal. I don't get it very often now, but years ago I worked in South Seattle and made it there regularly. Just thinking about the brisket (melt in mouth tender) with half mild/half spicy sauce, potato salad (lots of mustard) and greens (lots of bacon) still gives me cravings, years later.
Posted by Craving from afar on July 3, 2007 at 12:09 AM · Report this

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