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Feb 19, 2010 12:51 PM

Jimmy's Market

What is your favorite thing to eat while there or get from there to make at home. Any good ideas?

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  1. sausage, meatballs, cuban, mexican coke, prosecco.

    1. Jimmy's has excellent Italian sausage, both sweet and spicy varieties. Their meatballs are also outstanding. I am speaking of raw sausage and raw meatballs. You could get cooked versions by ordering a sandwich. All their sandwiches are good. Their frozen lasagne is good too, and offered in both small and large sizes. If you haven't just wandered around at Jimmy's, go do it, as you will not be disappointed.

      1. Jimmy's is my favorite market in Dallas. Period!

        1. Hands down they have the best sausage to be had, they have a good selection of tinned tomato products, their housemade sauces are better than you'd expect and they have an excellent, well priced selection of Italian and Sicilian wines.

          Having said that, I wish they'd do a better job of merchandising their products. Go to a Faicco's Pork Store or Pastosa's and you would see what I'm talking about. And their is no reason why a store with a following like Jimmy's shouldn't have a better bread selection. Madone, it gives me agita when I think about the possibilities!

          3 Replies
          1. re: Scagnetti

            As much as I love Jimmy's, I have to agree with your assessment of Jimmy's weak spots. They'd never make it on Arthur Avenue or, "The Hill". But then again, this is Dallas and we have large ethnic Asian populations not, Italian ones.
            However, I'm thankful they're here. Jimmy's in Dallas, is definitely better than no Jimmy's at all.

            1. re: twinwillow

              As a Fordham graduate, thanks for the Arthur Avenue think all that great food was just blocks form my dorm room...Unfortunately, at the time, all I was interested in was pizza and beer!

            2. re: Scagnetti

              Get the WeMe Bread Pan de Pueblo at Jimmy's. It's really dense, gorgeous crust. The gal who bakes it delivers Thursday afternoons if you want it straight from the ovens. I agree, for years I have been able to put together a nice meal from the food selection at Jimmy's, but you had to go elsewhere for decent bread.

            3. I found Henry Weinhard's Root Beer at Jimmy's which I have had a hard time finding elsewhere. I prefer Virgil's though, which you can get at Central Market.

              Otherwise, most of the sandwiches hit the spot and the sausages are great to use at home.