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BJ's Restaurants Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Great culture, good money, and decent food (in 48 reviews)

  • Flexible Schedule and good tips (in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours no work life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • If you become a manager your work life balance is pretty bad, food is sub par (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Server in Denton, TX
    Current Employee - Server in Denton, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BJ's Restaurants full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company with good people and great management in the restaurant!

    Cons

    Corporate management can be overbearing and needlessly nit picky.


  2. "Bj's Restaurant and brewery bartender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Addison, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Addison, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at BJ's Restaurants full-time

    Pros

    Management is great and the schedules are pretty consistent. Bosses work well with getting your days requested off.

    Cons

    Team work can get pretty weak at times.

  3. "Best Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at BJ's Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Best job I've had in a while, great people and management.

    Cons

    The floors are always slippery


  4. "Best craft for work ethic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BJ's Restaurants full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very helpful, good team work, great atmosphere full of positive energy

    Cons

    Cannot be late, need to know how to communicate, need to follow policy rules.

    Advice to Management

    Management alway give you positive feed back, if you are following the craft rules.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Server in Beavercreek, OH
    Former Employee - Server in Beavercreek, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BJ's Restaurants part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, supportive management, decent food

    Cons

    Too many server assistants to tip out


  6. "Great place most of the time"

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    Current Employee - Server in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Server in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BJ's Restaurants part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty great tips usually
    Great co-workers
    Good food discounts
    Flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Managers say different things
    Slow lunch shifts
    Unnecessary rules

    Advice to Management

    Be more laid back. Let your servers do their jobs and don't be so uptight about the littlest things


  7. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BJ's Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with decent tips

    Cons

    hard to get as many shifts as needed

  8. "Great serving job"

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    Current Employee - Server
    Current Employee - Server
    Recommends

    I have been working at BJ's Restaurants part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work as a server! The coworkers become like family after a while which makes it hard to leave. Great culture, good money, and decent food

    Cons

    Corporate doesn't really seem to care too much about their management staff. They're all overworked for the amount of pay received


  9. "Server Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great location, Great co-workers, fair pay

    Cons

    Work life balance was low


  10. "Server/ Bartender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BJ's Restaurants part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    free food, great culture, good people, great money

    Cons

    hours, upset customers, harsh on your feet


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