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208 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-524-4300
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good52%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
31 Jul 2013
“Authentic BBQ? Oh yes!”
1 Feb 2013
“Amazing food why don't we have places like this in UK”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
208 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 1 August 2013

Used to travel to the southern States and always loved the BBQ, often from some shabby looking smokehouse tucked away somewhere off the beaten track. You just can't get authentic smoked food in the UK - those that try don't smoke it enough so it's...More

Thank Templegrafton
Reviewed 1 February 2013

I was lucky to go to New York before Xmas with my boyfriend at the time the next day he became my fiance...... We are total foodies and we love watching all the Man V Food programmes which always have food on it that is...More

2  Thank sp-oonCK
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Authentic dry rub Kansas City style barbecue, baby back ribs and the burnt ends if they have them are to die for. A casual spot on 23rd st btwn 7th & 8th Ave but everything is great, been there many times and never disappointed.

Thank glenn s
Reviewed 15 November 2012

We were in town for three days and perhaps luckily there is no BBQ restaurant like this within 100 mile radius of where I live. The decor is solid and workmanlike. The crowd are a wonderful mix of shapes and sizes. We loved the fries,...More

1  Thank brockcork
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Great if you have 4-6 people, and like to share. Burnt ends were solid, brisket was a little undercooked but tasty, pulled pork was delicious.. It was a fantastic choice for a Friday night, not crowded at all at 7 pm, server was solid. If...More

Thank crazistevo
Reviewed 1 September 2012

The place may not be the best looking place you'd ever walked into but the sumptious fall off the bone BBQ is definitely worth it. I had the ribs which were to die for. Sides seem to be a la carte so you will have...More

Thank SpartaBrian
Reviewed 31 August 2012

This 34th St. BBQ Restaurant is a great place for authentic BBQ. The ribs are falling off the bone and the sauces are great. Skip the chain BBQ place a block away and go straight to RUB

Thank Jgoldchain
Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

Good sides, good sauces, good service, good price ( says us folks from MO). Onion straws are excellent! Ribs were tender. Pulled pork very good!

Thank travelMOMMa63
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Last minute decision to go there searched on line guide in the neighbourhood. The atmosphere is good, not too crowded but busy to make u feel that there is a buzz. I had the pull pork n my fellow diner has the baby back ribs....More

Thank Superlegalbabe
Reviewed 12 June 2012 via mobile

I'm Italian. Guys, we were six and with$200 tip included we eat and drank more than an army! The location is not that good (seems to be in les, but uou're in chelsea!), a bit poor outside and inside, people are friendly and if you...More

Thank enricoca
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-524-4300
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