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The Joint


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Half Rack With One Side
tender and meaty baby back ribs.
Whole Rack
Whole Rack Plus
plus 2 sides or 1 pint.
choose 1 side
Pulled Pork
on white bread or bun.
Beef Brisket
on white bread or bun.
Sausage (chaurice)
locally made cajun sausage, chaurice. we get it in fresh and smoke it out back. on white bread or bun.
Top With Slaw
choose 2 sides
Pork Ribs (4)
Pulled Pork
Beef Brisket
1/4 Chicken (dark)
dark meat.
1/4 Chicken (white)
white meat.
1/2 Chicken
Sausage (3 Links)
locally made cajun sausage, chaurice. we get it in fresh and smoke it out back.
With 1 Side $11.01
2 Sides $12.39
Two Meats
pick 2: pulled pork, beef brisket, ribs (2), 1/4 chicken, 1 1/2 sausage links.
With 1 Side $14.95
2 Sides $16.5
Three Meats
pick 3: pulled pork, beef brisket, ribs (2), 1/4 chicken, 1 1/2 sausage links.
With 1 Side $12.39
2 Sides $13.99
A Little Pork
a little brisket and 2 ribs.
Dinner Salad
topped with pulled pork, chopped brisket or chopped chicken.
Individual Rib
tender & meaty st. louis cut pork spareribs.
Individual Sausage Link
locally made cajun sausage, chaurice. we get it in fresh and smoke it out back.
1/4 Chicken A La Carte (dark)
dark meat.
1/4 Chicken A La Carte (white)
white meat.
1/2 Pint $2.25
Pint $4.25
Cole Slaw
1/2 Pint $2.25
Pint $4.25
Green Salad
with smoked tomato and onion dressing.
1/2 Pint $2.25
Pint $4.25
Potato Salad
1/2 Pint $2.5
Pint $4.75
Baked Beans
1/2 Pint $2.5
Pint $4.75
Mac & Cheese
Side Of Jalapeños
A Slice $3.0
Pecan Pie
made using local bergeron pecans.
A Slice $3.0
Key Lime Pie
made using local farm eggs, because they look like the sunshine.
A Slice $3.0
Peanut Butter Pie
made with mauthe's dairy creole cream cheese from folsom, la.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Joint was some of the best BBQ I've had! I had pork and chicken, husband had brisket & ribs all we're fantastic! Sides we had we're slaw, beans and Mac & cheese. Slaw was ok, beans were delicious and Mac and cheese was sadly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Trudie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re staying near the French Quarter and wondering if this place is worth going out of your way for, THE ANSWER IS YES SO JUST GET A D*MN LYFT ALREADY!! My husband and I are big BBQ fans and like to try some local...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jessicaz838
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You’re in the south... why not. Not sure I wanted some French version of bbq, and they didnt give it... tremendous food and drinks. Do it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ande2114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found just not only the delectable foods but also nice ambiance with utmost care from the staff at this restaurant. The food was absolutely adored with well done cooked from chef. Good Place to Enjoy Meal after Visited Sites, Highly recommend this!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ThomasEJC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place recommended on a tv food show. When I visited New Orleans, I made it my business to travel out of the way to try the ribs as it looked amazing. When we got there, we were a bit underwhelmed by how the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tommL809WP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took an Uber some distance to go to the Trip Advisor's #1 rated barbecue restaurant. Five people ordered all different foods & sides. They barely had the chill off of them. The barbecue sauces (offered 2) were runny & not what we like, &...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank luckyg215
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The baked beans were my friends favourite part of our entire trip. Don't get dressed up - walk in, order and enjoy. Very casual, very large outrageously good food. Loved it so much! My mouth is watering writing this review. Cant wait to come back...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 563denised
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Good BBQ but that service .... we all enjoyed the food it was above average BBQ. There were some disasters though. No really Hot hot sauce ... at a bbq place in Louisiana???? Only 3 basic non impressive sauces. They had an ok Pecan Pie...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul-Ridgway
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Found this place online, came across Great. On arrival they were not real freindly, had to go ask for service, we were a group of 9, very basic menu, missing basics like corn bread. The food ordered tasted good , but I would not put...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Downunderdave2015
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Avoid this place at all cost! Women behind the bar with tattooed face serving drinks and food talking about her medical problems, I think said hepatitis but I'm not sure but why take a chance she looks like a monster, she yelled at some customers...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Peter M
20 May 2017|
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Response from CostaRicaBirder | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, but I'll concur they're not ever needed. One thing that I will add is that the locals swarm to this place, so it gets more crowded over lunch or right at the end of the workday. You can avoid the... More
7 August 2016|
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Response from Marlene M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so! Sorry!
15 June 2016|
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Response from Kaylan S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely use Uber. There's a very active and pleasant Uber community in the area, we used it extensively while we were in town. The drivers were all great and had good recommendations on places to go locally, and I think... More
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