New Mediterranean Menu Items
What makes a sumptuous evening out? A great meal served by friendly people in an inviting and comfortable atmosphere would be our definition. Jimmy’s Restaurant at 11000 Red Circle Drive is just that place. Located at Crosstown Hwy 62 and Shady Oak Rd, Jimmy’s features contemporary and traditional American cuisine with global influences, market fresh fish and seafood, Top Quality Angus Beef steaks and chops, slowly roasted baby back ribs, gourmet salads, chicken pastas, burgers and hand crafted sandwiches.
Jimmy’s invites everyone to come and celebrate 10 great years. The celebration is October 12 through the 23rd. Chef Corey Henkel will serve up great specials and a new menu will be introduced. Don’t worry, the dishes that made Jimmy’s great are still there. New items will be added to coincide with customers’ desire for healthier and lighter fare.
Great food is in the planning and preparation. Chef Henkel is extraordinary at his craft. Prior to becoming head chef at Jimmy’s, Corey has been with great restaurant names such as Bacio, BLVD Kitchen and Zelo. Of note, he is also a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and told us that his grill cooks are the best in town.
Owner Mike Jennings is a noted veteran of the restaurant business having owned and operated the classic Red Coach Inn on Excelsior Boulevard with Father Jim Jennings. The Jennings restaurant lineage goes back to the 1930’s with Mike’s grandfather known to all as “Big Mike”. The standards that Big Mike lived by was to serve a great product, deliver great service and do this in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Success over time has proven that “Big Mike” had the right formula.
Upon entering Jimmy’s, we think that your first feeling will be that of pleasant comfort. The restaurant interior is rich and handsome yet casual. Note how the stone and hand-painted murals create a fun and exciting atmosphere. The bar is a great spot. Jimmy’s serves cocktails of all varieties from the classic to a big selection of ever popular craft cocktails and delicious martinis. Did we say friendly people? If you have not been to the bar at Jimmy’s, you will feel like you have been. The bar staff is warm and engaging and undoubtedly you will want to stay for a while.
For a special evening, a great meal and a great experience Jimmy’s is a standout. When you go – take a couple pictures to send in and tell us about your experience.