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The Joint

701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
+1 504-949-3232
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (262 reviews)
“baked beans” (75 reviews)
“mac cheese” (89 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good. Almost as good as many places in Austin, TX. The ribs are a bit over done so they offer no resitance and fall off the bone which is great if you have teeth missing I suppose, but the brisket is first-rate.

Thank roneill000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best BBQ spare ribs I ever eat. Not in the hustle and bustle of the city, well worth the ride

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at an inn nearby and walked, the ribs were fantastic. Our bus driver had also recommended stopping here earlier in the day. Check the hours though, they were closed on Sunday!

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the atmosphere and the vibe. They ribs and brisket were good, but the chicken seemed undercooked and the sausage did not taste great. Cole slaw was pretty good (I prefer it not completely covered in mayonaise as most establishments make it). It is...More

Thank Willem v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I go to a new city I try to find the best spots to eat at, this is one of them for New Orleans. The moment you walk in you can smell how good it’s going to be. It was fairly busy so...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

had the brisket and the pulled port, all amazing, the drinks were great as well. very relaxed atmosphere in the hip Bywater neighborhood

Thank 5uzanna
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place by chance, and it was delicious! I was so happy to see coleslaw as a sandwich topper option...not many BBQ places do that. Vinegar based sauces, so nothing that appears like it came out of a grocery store bottle. Macaroni and...More

Thank Marian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had talked about going to this place for years. Had their BBQ at the Blues Fest and loved it. We had an incredible meal here. REALLY GOOD BBQ!!! Very laid back environment. Good time!!

Thank Nina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Air BNB host recommended this place for dinner. Good call. Not too busy when we got there. Food came out super fast and was tasty. But boy was it crowded when we left. We would have sat out under the covered patio for a...More

Thank maryfaithroell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Canal Street along Royal to this part of Bywater, a funky, eclectic mix of housing in a friendly neighbourhood. We had heard that Bywater was worth seeing. It was. The Joint is a key part of the Bywater experience.The ribs were outstanding...More

Thank dwits
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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Anara 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-949-3232
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