Dinner at Jimmy’s—Aug 15—Aug 18 Tapas—New Orleans Style New Orleans is a city of true international flare and has a strong Spanish heritage. In that light Jimmy’s offers Tapas—small plates of great tastes and flavors that can be enjoyed before dinner, shared with friends or combined to make a full meal with tremendous variety. Caprese Salad Popcorn Shrimp and Cocktail Sauce Grilled Shrimp and Fried Green Tomato Crawfish Boudin with Voodoo Sauce Crab Fritters and Remoulade Artichoke Delight with Fresh Chips Spring Rolls and Voodoo Sauce
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Appetizers Jimmy’s Grilled Oysters
Fresh half-shell oysters topped with bacon and Jimmy’s special sauce and grilled until just warm through.
West Indies Salad
Our version of southern treat — jumbo lump crabmeat, red pepper and green onion in sweetened Champagne vinegar with a touch of olive oil. Served with our butter-baked crackers.
Lightly seasoned jumbo lump crabmeat formed into four delicate cakes and served with Remoulade.
Fresh Gulf crab claws fried or sautéed and served with Jimmy’s Remoulade.
Main Courses Shrimp and Scallop Court Bouillon
In New Orleans you will find various version of court bouillon—they say koo-bee-yawn. It’s a rich liquid usually with veggies and fish or seafood. Our version has shrimp and scallops in seafood stock with onion, garlic, celery, peppers, asparagus, tomato and herbs. Served over rice.
Our Fresh Catch
Fresh fish filet sautéed, sauced and served with asparagus casserole and a Cheddar-stuffed potato.
Pecan Crusted Trout
Boneless filet of rainbow trout from Idaho, coated with crumbled pecans, grilled until golden and topped with apple chutney and served with asparagus casserole and oven-roasted potatoes.
Town House Filet
The finest 8-ounce beef tenderloin wrapped with apple wood bacon, grilled to perfection and served with a Cheddar-stuffed potato and asparagus.
Jimmy’s Special Sirloin
Tri Tip, the best cut of sirloin, grilled, sliced, topped with lemon and basil jus and served with oven-roasted potatoes and asparagus casserole.
Our chef’s selection of fresh vegetables and fruits chosen just for you. In the New Orleans tradition, we frequently use eggplant, mushrooms, artichokes, spinach and tomato. Ask you server for details.
New Orleans Favorites Shrimp and Grits
Shrimp and Poche’s Andouille sausage in a creamy sauce served with cheese grits and a side of asparagus casserole.
In the Creole tradition, we smother tender crawfish tails and tomato in a thick sauce seasoned with peppers, onions, celery, and spices and serve them over a bed of rice with a side of asparagus casserole.
This New Orleans classic is a spicy blend of shrimp, chicken, Poche’s Andouille sausage, tomato, rice and Creole seasoning. Served with a fried green tomato and a side of asparagus casserole.
Pasta Mardi Gras
Crawfish tails, Andouille sausage, mushrooms and red and green peppers mixed in a Creole cream marinara, served over fettuccine and topped with grilled shrimp.
Jimmy’s Taste of New Orleans
Our chef’s choice of three dishes from our popular New Orleans style dinners. Served with a fried green tomato. Ask your server for this week’s selections. No substitutions please. It takes time to prepare food properly to order. If you must wait, it is only to serve you the best we know how and please you more. At Jimmy’s we serve food in portion sizes our customers applaud and appreciate. If you would like more of anything, please tell your server and the kitchen will prepare an additional amount for you.
An 18% gratuity will be added to any promotional offer and parties of 6 or more.
Soups Gumbo – The Real Thing
Our own recipe for a Louisiana style gumbo with a rich mixture of seafood, chicken and pork, served over rice.
Special Soup Selection
Our chef’s special selection chosen for tonight.
Salads Cajun Cobb Salad
Mixed greens topped with blackened chicken, avocado, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes and bacon.
Salmon and Shrimp Salad
Chunks of tender salmon and whole grilled shrimp along with tomatoes and ripe olives served over fresh greens dressed with our Creole vinaigrette.
More than just a salad—this combination of grilled shrimp and lump crabmeat mixed with lettuce and a Creole vinaigrette is a great treat made famous at Galatoire’s in New Orleans.
Garden Green Salad or Caesar Salad with Chicken or Shrimp
In the Southern Tradition Fried Bayou Platter
This selection includes fried shrimp, scallops and catfish plus two sides of your choice. This combination is available fried only.
Shrimp Juicy shrimp fried, grilled or blackened and served with two sides of your choice.
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Scallops Eight 17.95 Twelve 19.95
Tender scallops fried or blackened and served with two sides of your choice.
Catfish filets fried or blackened and served with two sides of your choice.
The American tradition – A half pound of ground chuck topped with grilled onions & gravy and served with fries or oven-roasted potatoes and a side of your choice.
Selection of Sides
Oven Roasted Potatoes Creamed Spinach
Fried Green Tomatoes Side Salad or Caesar
Cheese Grits Asparagus Casserole
Jimmy’s Three Course Dinner for Two Share an order of our Signature Grilled Oysters Select any two main courses from our New Orleans Favorites or Southern Tradition Share a portion of our rich Bread Pudding.
47.95 Beverages Soft Drinks
San Pellegrino & Panna Mineral Waters
At Jimmy’s When asked how he learned so much about food, Jim Sikes always answers the same way, “I’ve been eating all my life.” He also admits his friends add, “But you’ve been paying attention.” In October 2005, Jim launched Jimmy’s as homage to fine dining in the New Orleans tradition. Many of the dishes offered are inspired by dining experiences in New Orleans and the surrounding area while he was a graduate student at LSU and subsequent visits. At Jimmy’s, we take little things seriously. Our Po-boy buns come from Gambino’s Bakery in New Orleans. So does the bread for our bread pudding. Our coffee is rich French roast that we purchase especially for us. The quality of tea we use to make iced tea is rare, which makes our offering quite unique. We make our own sauces. We use real butter and sharp Cheddar cheese. Our gumbo is “the real thing.” Don’t miss it. The same is true for our bread and banana puddings. Our butter-baked crackers are very tasty. And Jimmy’s Garlic Habanero Hot Sauce, Spicy Pepper Sauce, Creole and Blackening Seasonings, Tomato Relish, Rosemary Bread and special Tee Shirts are available for you to take home or as a unusual gift from downtown Opelika. Our wine list has won national awards. We pride ourselves on the finest selections. Jimmy’s menus can be found on our website—jimmysopelika.com. Our menus are updated regularly to bring you the best we can offer. In short, you are the reason we are here. If you want something special, we’ll try to make it for you. In every case, remember that good food takes time to prepare. Jim welcomes guests as if in his own home. We hope you’ll enjoy your visit and return again and again. Laissez les bon temps rouler!!!
If you would like weekly menus by email, please give your server your email address and we will send them to you or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Catfish served at Jimmy’s is a product of the USA. The origin of any product is available upon request. Consuming raw or undercooked foods may increase your risk of a food borne illness.