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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” (268 reviews)
“baked beans” (75 reviews)
“mac cheese” (93 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117-5433
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I'm from Pennsylvania, so I'm far from a bbq expert. But I'm still going to say this is the best I've ever had. I visited in 2016, and went back not once, but twice on my most recent trip to New Orleans. I highly recommend...More

Thank sjblue13
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing! Small hole in the wall in the middle of nowhere but well worth the wait and drive. Ribs & brisket were delicious & tender, mac & cheese was amazing and the potato salad was incredible!! Truthfully can’t say a bad thing...More

Thank Saydee09
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Wow. Not a chain restaurant. Off the beaten path. Food was great. The meat falls off the bones. Brisket was great, beans were great. Go check this place out. You won’t be disappointed 👍👍👍👍👍👍.

1  Thank Jackieamberkj
Reviewed 16 May 2018

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.

1  Thank roneill000
Reviewed 15 May 2018 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 15 May 2018 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 15 May 2018

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 13 May 2018 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 12 May 2018

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 11 May 2018

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
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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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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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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