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The Joint


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I saw The Joint on Diners Drive-ins and Dives and since we were in New Orleans decided to give it a try. We are from Kansas City and there are great BBQ joints everywhere. We have lived all around and found that...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rlm642
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had heard about this place from someone who had went there and raved about it, so we thought we would try it. So glad we did! The food was sooooo good! We had the brisket, mac & cheese and their coleslaw. Everything was outstanding. Only...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jenlyn71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ, located in the Bywater area of the City, but get there early, not much seating in the restaurant, but the Ribs are awesome, get some.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LA-Traveler70043
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our Mardi Gras holiday this very small BBQ restaurant had been at the top of our places to eat list throughout the trip planning but it was unfortunately disappointing. The rack of ribs that the three of us shared were sizable but weren't anywhere...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little restaurant...not too far away from the middle of town (French Quarter) about 2.5 miles...could walk it or call an Uber ($10). Fun place....but the food was a bit disappointing. Expected more from a "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives (Guy F.)" recommendation. They...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KidBF
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I grew up in Owensboro, KY where they host the international bbq fest so we grew up eating good bbq. We moved to Colorado a few years ago and needless to say the bbq here sucks. When we planned our trip to...More

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

My husband and I LOVE BBQ. The joint is hands down the best we have had. We have lived through out the south and have had our share of brisket but the joint does it the best. I recommend the “W special”. It gives you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CourtneyDeeWalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been wanting to try this place for years and finally had the opportunity on 2/17/19. I certainly was NOT disappointed in any way. Not only was the food amazing but I have never seen a staff of 3 guys work so well together....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank craigh826
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Joint is in the Bywater section of New Orleans (eastern part near the river). The area is a little rundown looking and off-putting, but the Q is worth the trip. The Joint is in a smallish building that looks “well used.” You order at...More

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

The Joint is in the Bywater section of the city, a short block or so from the Mississippi, so it is away from the French Quarter and all of the tourist madness. The brisket was smoky and moist, and the beans were were great. My...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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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
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I don't think so! Sorry!
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