Everett and Jones Catering Service

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So delicious & messy (BBQ should never be neat & tidy right?)!!! Can't wait to make a return visit. We had the plate for 2 with a taste of all the meats, collard greens, & potato salad, plus the corn bread. Yummy! Wonderful! Cool ambience & great staff! Stop reading these & just go!read more
Samuella Ramsey
22:19 12 Jul 18
Love this place. The downtown location is the best one. The lemonade is so good. The brisket, bbq chicken, ribs, and links are delicious. The prices are reasonable for the portion you get. Nice, open restaurant. Friendly staff.read more
Nicosia Hammond
02:12 13 Jul 18
I'm no expert but this is what I guess soul food is supposed to be! Everything was just how we wanted it with our ribs smokey and slathered in vinegary BBQ sauce. They brew their own beer, show the sports and the clientele seems to be a nice mix of locals and the new tech bubble crowd. Our watiress was super sweet and took great care of us - Oakland homeliness in spades. Good music too.read more
Jack Salisbury
20:24 07 Oct 18
Your classic BBQ and sides. Great location to meet with friends and family. Service is a little slow, but you don't want to rush out anyways. Enjoy!
Lesbia Mason
21:28 06 Dec 18
Excellent food and friendly staff, good prices, nice location. Killer bbq sauce! Close to Jack London Square.
lisa hankins
05:00 26 Jan 19
This is some no frills, seriously tasty barbecue. The meats were done to perfection, the sauces were great, and all lowercase the success were solid. Very reasonable prices also.read more
Chris Sterbenc
23:46 29 Jan 19
The best BBQ in the Bay Area and probably in the state. I have never had a bad experience here. The meat and sauce are second to none.
03:25 20 Feb 19
Of all the Everett and Jones, this is my favorite. The restaurant is comfortable and the staff delightful. I love links. Seriously. I love links. These are, hands down, my favorite links. The smoky flavor assaults my taste buds and whips them into submission. Topped with the medium sauce and I am in heaven. As much as I enjoy the sides, I could be happy with a double order of links.read more
Susan Johnsen
07:41 23 Feb 19
I grew up with the Original Everett Family in West Oakland... They have Built a Very Very Fine Business... Every Employee that I encountered was Helpful with their response to any Question that I Ask Them... I have Nothing but Respect and Praise for the FANTASTIC 🙌 JOB Over the Years🙏🙏🙏read more
wesley ellis
17:05 02 Mar 19
I had a fabulous experience the food was excellent delicious and tender the service was great she was friendly and helpful my business partners and I were very pleased and if we are in the area again we will definitely come back also we will tell others what a great place to eat and the atmosphere was superb thanks for everything and we will return again Betty Nelson and companyread more
Betty Nelson
00:22 04 Mar 19
Absolute best! Good prices. This place has been there long time for a reason. Family owned and operated. Brisket always spot on. Chicken is the bomb. Killer links and that sauce. Oh my, that sauce. Hot or mild it will drive your taste buds wild. My wife and I always get platter meal. I must have it all with plenty left over to take home. They even have a few cocktails to choose from to complete a great evening out.read more
Michael Pierre
19:58 10 Mar 19
Huge servings! Mains and sides were delicious. Literally had one of everything.Service was friendly and not overbearing.Sweet style sauce... Not dry not vinegar based.Definitely worth the trip to Jack London Square!read more
William Hau
11:28 20 Mar 19
I love this place! The barbecue is a sweet/spicy flavor. Service is fantastic! The atmosphere is a lot of fun, very welcoming and inviting. All at a great price too.read more
Joshua Hupp
16:34 10 Apr 19
I love this place. The food is amazing and the ambiance is unique. Best BBQ in California hands down. I wish they was a franchise so one can be in Georgia. Georgia don't know BBQ like Everett and Jones.read more
Desiree Williams
15:56 27 May 19
Best Q anywhere. The restaurant is great and it makes the walk up outlets seem like a totally different company. They are a lot to be desired. Outlets are only 2 - 3 stars.read more
Anthony Maples
05:03 02 Jun 19
The ribs are impeccable and the brisket just melts in your mouth but make sure you have about an hour to wait between the time of ordering and the time you pick up your food if you get it to go. Tables seemed to clear out faster than to go orders. Great service but takes forever. Worth every penny spent on the #3 dinner meal. I highly recommend it!read more
Natalie Redding
22:57 16 Jun 19
Beef links how can u go wrong. Working in the area and we go once a week. Their house beer is pretty bad though. The brisket is good. They do tend to out lots of sauce on the meet. So I ask for it on the side. The Mac and cheese is good. The sweet 🥔 mash is definitely sweet. Coorn bread above average. Chicken a little dry but goes really well with their sauceread more
Ghassan Sleiman
17:30 14 Jul 19
Great food, nice people. Private party room. Kids has plenty to eat. Fruit, lemonade, water and cake. Congratulations on 46 years in Business and providing food to the community of Oakland and Jack Londons Best. 💃🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉read more
Deborah Conover
06:25 15 Jul 19
We had a really nice foodexperience in great atmosphere just around the corner. We tried out the plate with different BBQ and it was all good but the ribs were one of the best ever. The plate meant for 2 persons is really enough for a third person if you are not all big eaters. Great and kind service as well.read more
Magnus Kortell
16:25 25 Jul 19
I've been coming here for many years, and it's always a great experience! Today we has the brisket, ribs, and links... Delicious!!! Definitely worth every penny.read more
Tisha T
02:38 02 Sep 19
The brisket, links and ribs were amazing. If you like the barbecue sauce, you will love this place. The beans side dish is very good too. Good prices for the size of the portionsread more
Diego Guzmán
15:29 29 Sep 19
This spot is wonderful and spacious, the menu was delightful and the rates were very reasonable. quickly, productive service and very friendly staff members. Recommended.read more
Maurice Lindsey
16:53 10 Oct 19
We had an awesome dinner here. Warm welcome, good food and service till we left.I can definitly recommend the brisket and link.
Oliver Bantke
00:49 09 Oct 19
Very good food! Started out bad. Sat at the table for 10 minutes before anyone came to take our order. The waitress that came was great! She never let our drinks run out. There is a constant banging sound that came from the kitchen that was super annoying, other than that the restaurant is very nice. We ordered the dinner for two that had four meats...this meal is big enough for three. We took and entire to-go box home with us and we were both super full. The Ribs were the best by far and the brisket was a close second for me. The macaroni and cheese was by far my favorite thing ...I think... I loved the corn bread too. The ranch beans are different ..not bad...just different. Parking was tricky to find near the restaurant. We had to walk a ways to get there.read more
Stacey Curtis
06:25 14 Aug 18
To be honest the first everett I went to was not really that great. This time I went to the location out at Jack London square. Did not wait long and got seated. We ordered a ribs and brisket (which was cooked to perfection and I rarely touch beef) with an excellent macaroni and cheese and greens with cornbread for sides. The portions were good size enough for us to share. We got a sock it to me cake and a sweet potato pie to go. Tiffany (yes Tiffany I see you) was very nice and really gave great customer appreciation. I was thoroughly impressed by the food. I got appetizers and drinks at Yoshis and it was 90 compared to real food drinks and dessert here for 40. Good stuff.read more
mike 6270
16:14 12 Aug 18
This place is pretty nice. I usually get the ribs from this place which are good every time. Service is slow but I guess they take their time to make it perfect.read more
imaturkeyleg 12424
06:34 15 Jul 18
I would go to Southern Cafe if the location n sauce werent so greatBomb brisket and portions✔️Good prices ✔️Live music ✔️Bland sides ❎Their dry, butter wanting, candied yams and Bland collard greens make them a pass if you are from the South. But for Oakland the joint is great and the location is perfect. I've been 3 times now and each time have been disappointed every side I have tried. Including the cornbread mac and cheese and potato salad.read more
Briana Clarke
15:20 04 Sep 18
Great place. Oakland paraphernalia in southern food gives an old Oakland ungentrified feel.. barbecue is bomb. However their sides Lack the love and foot your grandmother put into her cooking. The yams are particularly disappointing. Void of butter tasting like a vegan recipe. LOL but the greens and mac are pretty good. the brisket and ribs were really good. The sauce help me forgive and forget.read more
Briana Clarke
01:23 16 Sep 18
Everett and Jones got four stars because the food is very good. They would have gotten a five if they weren't so slow. Party of 20 waited over a hour once we put in our order. No matter what day or time you go you always have to wait to long for your food . Unfortunately we don't go as often as we like to because of that reason.read more
Meshell Barrows
03:59 24 Sep 18
Everett & Jones Barbeque in located in the Jack London neighborhood of Oakland, California. It's been in business since the earlier 1970's. Parking on the Street is available but it fills up fast especially at night and on the weekends. Clean facilities with a wheelchair accessible entrance. Public Restrooms. Reasonably priced. Credit cards accepted. We will definitely be going back.read more
Eric San Jose
13:15 10 Oct 18
Tried to place a phone order at 9:15pm and found out they stop taking them at 9....So, I went down to order in person! Warm welcome, clean comfortable environment. Friendly staff is always a plus:) Now the food:*Made from quality ingredients *cooked to perfection *not over-salted*quality doesn't compromise quantity -happy customer here!!!read more
Mimi Smith
05:01 19 Oct 18
We have been coming here for years. Great food, nice atmosphere, freindly but, extra slow service. Live music at times. Private space for parties. Located in Jack London Square. There are plenty of things to do in the area. There is a Starbucks across the street , hotels to stay at, Yoshi's , and other fun activities. I would recommend going here for some excellent barbecue. B.O.Bread more
E Thomas
15:44 28 Oct 18
Great place to take a date. Food is great and comes out pretty quick. Bar is also available for sitting. Good drinks with happy hour specials. Conveniently located 2 blocks from Yoshi's. Great to eat then catch a show or a Movie. Everything is in this location. 😜read more
Lana Larue
15:15 02 Nov 18
Food was Awesome!! Loved the atmosphere. Would give it 5 stars, but servers seemed to have a but of an attitude, If they had rough day, it showed.
Kimberly Thompson
01:30 12 Nov 18
Trust me when I say their BBQ is amazingly good! From meat to bone, tasty, juicy and delicious! I would definitely recommend this place to my friends who would want a great BBQ!read more
Jessica Rose
03:29 20 Feb 19
Loved the link and brisket combo. No other sides, just potato salad and meat! So delicious!! My go to spot is on San Pablo and University in Berkeley, CA.read more
Patricia Davis
10:01 18 May 19
Yes! Ribs, Real links, potato salad Sweet potato pie! Ice cold Lemonade in a mason jar! Charming place to meet for dinner... Love the nostalgic decor 💜 Family owned and operated for 3 generations.read more
Biz Diva
04:43 29 Jun 19
Love their links. The sauce was a little thin and the links were about room temperature. This still did not keep me from purchasing 4 additional meals for my family. Good foodread more
Pamela Jackson
14:37 24 Jul 19
Good, tender pulled pork sandwiches. Some of the best potato salad I think I've had. Another customer recommended the ribs (just a bit too messy with kids). The hot links were good, kids thought they were too spicy, but we thought it had just the right amount of "burn".No frills, but nice, fast service and easy atmosphere.read more
Lea File
06:05 18 Sep 19
Really good BBQ. Service, well let's just say we almost got up and walked out, like the two tables near us. Food is 5 star, but service is 2 star. Owner was present, but she really should have helped out. There was no bartender so it took a while for us to get our drinks. Service issues aside, the food is really good and so are the drinks. I had the ribs and the sauce is on point! Wife had the brisket. Our sides included cole slaw, mashed potatoes and mac and cheese. All very well made.This is a must stop for anyone visiting Jack London Square area. Popular, so be prepared to wait on weekends.read more
Tony Vargas
16:44 06 Oct 19

For over 30 years Everett and Jones BBQ has been providing on-site catering services for events throughout the Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento areas. No event is too small or too large. From wine tastings, tailgate parties, weddings, business lunches and dinners, we service events with from 20 to over 700 guests. We also offer an on-site banquet facility.

Let Everett and Jones BBQ simplify your planning and take the stress out of your event planning by providing full service on-site catering services including food prep, delivery, setup, serving and clean-up. 

You can view/download PDF’s of our CATERING FORMS (in from the right sidebar) for you to plan out your affair. Please call us so we can personally discuss your needs and answer any questions you have.

You can contact our Catering Manager at (510) 663-2350. If you prefer you can send us your contact information with the catering form below and we will get back to you ASAP!!

RAIDERS tailgate party

Since 1973 Everett and Jones BBQ has been serving the best Barbecue, BBQ, Barbeque food. From Sliced Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Smoked Pork Ribs and their own Homemade Links, and using our own famous Everett and Jones Barbeque Sauce we offer the best Barbecue, BBQ, Barbeque food in Oakland.
We also offer full service catering, a banquet facility and, for your convenience, our new Online Ordering system. We have 2 locations, 126 Broadway in Oakland, CA and at 4245 MacArthur Blvd in Oakland, CA right near Jack London Square. We also offer live music entertainment, featuring blues music at Q’s Lounge and Dotha’s Juke Joint.

Green Salad

    • $ 7.00

Fresh garden salad With our special house dressing. Salad Dressings: House Oil and vinegrette blended with our Medium barbeque sauce Ranch

Green Salad topped with Smoked Chicken

    • $ 9.00

A bed of mixed greens Topped with slices of tender smoked chicken Served with our own Barbeque sauce house dressing.

Pork Rib Dinner

    • $ 20.50

Perfectly smoked pork ribs to superb tenderness, with our Super Q seasoning over an Oak wood fire, Topped off with our award winning sauce, HOT (watch out!), medium, or mild. Select two side orders.

Chicken Dinner

    • $ 14.75

One-half juicy chicken seasoned and Smoked on an open fire grill, Select two side orders.

Homemade Link Dinner

    • $ 18.00

Beef Brisket Dinner

    • $ 17.75

Choice selected Beef Brisket cooked over Oak Wood with a special Marinade (Goop) That gives it the tender, tasty outer crust, Comes with your choice of two side orders.


    • $ 43.00

[caption id="attachment_2801" align="alignnone" width="300"]Finishing the slabs on the 4th of July. Finishing the slabs on the 4th of July.[/caption] This is not your small individual portion; This portion feeds 3-4 people. When we say a slab, we mean the WHOLE SLAB of pork ribs with Three side orders and corn bread.

Gift Cards

    • $ 0.00

Give a friend or loved one a gift card from Everett and Jones.  Cards can be loaded with any amount and can also be reloaded when used.

Ranch Beans

    • $ 2.50

Mom's Collard Greens

    • $ 3.50

Candy Yams

    • $ 3.50

Macaroni and Cheese

    • $ 4.00

Potato Salad

    • $ 2.50

Macaroni Salad

    • $ 2.00

Cole Slaw

    • $ 2.50

Cornbread Muffin

    • $ 1.25

Extra Sauce (5 oz.)

    • $ 2.00

Sweet Potato Pie

    • $ 4.25

Pecan Pie

    • $ 4.75

Chocolate Cake

    • $ 5.50

Sock-it-to-me Cake

    • $ 5.50

Caramel Cake

    • $ 5.50

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