Brother Jimmy’s restaurant brings North Carolina BBQ to Icon Park

by Susan and Simon Veness

Brother Jimmy’s encourages Orlando diners to “Put some South in yo’ mouth” now that the New York concept has opened a branch at Icon Park.

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Photos courtesy of Brother Jimmy’s

Get a taste of Southern home cookin’ with comfort foods such as flaming hot Jumbo Chicken Wings and Humongous BBQ Nachos, or go full-on barbeque with the likes of St. Louis-style ribs, fried chicken, country catfish, and the restaurants signature Carolina pulled pork sandwich.

A full bar serves up specialties such as mason jar cocktails, Trashcan Punch, Gator Bowl, and Swamp Water.

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Gator Bowl

The new venue features an outdoor patio for those who would like to dine in the fresh air or take in Orlando’s balmier evenings, while sports fans can cheer on their favorite teams while viewing events on the restaurant’s indoor big screen televisions.

“With endless attractions and shops, there was just one thing the Orlando Entertainment District was missing – Good ol’ North Carolina-style BBQ. Brother Jimmy’s is here to fill that need at Icon Park,” said Mike Daquino, owner and operator of Brother Jimmy’s at Icon Park. “From delicious eats and flowing drinks to a fully-equipped event space, we’ve got everything you need for a top-notch experience.”

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Brother Jimmy’s BBQ Chicken

Space is available for those who would like to host an event at Brother Jimmy’s, with a selection of classic games such as Pop-o-Shot basketball machines, a retro skee-ball machine, and the World’s Biggest Pac-Man to keep all guests entertained.

Happy Hour runs from 3-6 p.m. Mon-Fri, with drink specials and half-price appetizers.

Parking at the shopping, dining, and entertainment district’s nearby parking structure is free on decks four and up, or for a fee on lower decks.

Find out more about Brother Jimmy’s, order online, or make a reservation at BrotherJimmys.com/IconPark.


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