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NYC's Best Barbecue
Fatty Cue is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

1. Fatty Cue

50 Carmine St (btwn Bleecker & Bedford), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · West Village · 99 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: As perfectly smoked as anything in the South. Try juicy brisket ($23) with steamed Chinese buns, or oddball items like lamb ribs with tofu yogurt ($14). + backyard pig roasts Sundays in the summer. Read more.

Fatty 'Cue is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

2. Fatty 'Cue

91 S 6th St (btwn Berry & Bedford), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 114 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: As perfectly smoked as anything in the South. Try juicy brisket ($23) with steamed Chinese buns, or oddball items like lamb ribs with tofu yogurt ($14). + backyard pig roasts Sundays in the summer. Read more.

Delaney Barbecue: SmokeLine is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

3. Delaney Barbecue: SmokeLine

The High Line (at W 15th St), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Chelsea · 12 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Take in a view of the Hudson, and meat-head Dan Delaney’s acclaimed beef. Sandwiches range from $8 to $10. Try the delish banana cream pie ($4, available as a special). Read more.

Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

4. Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown

359 Bedford Ave (btwn S 5th St & S 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 164 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Sauceless beef with a simple salt-and-pepper rub. Brisket ($25 per pound) is the star of the show but side dishes — collard greens ($4), Texas-style beans ($5) — also do the Lone Star State justice. Read more.

Tres Carnes is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

5. Tres Carnes

688 Avenue of the Americas (at W 22nd St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Flatiron District · 147 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Meats are smoked Texas-style with a traditional rub and packed into soft-shell tacos and burritos. Try signature brisket burritos and soft tacos ($9.50) with a secret-recipe rub of 11 spices. Read more.

Pride and Joy BBQ NYC is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

6. Pride and Joy BBQ NYC

24 1st Ave, New York, NY
BBQ Joint · East Village · 1 tip

New York PostNew York Post: With competitive barbecue champ Myron Mixon, expect sauces heavy on vinegar, cayenne red pepper and salt. Anything pork, from ribs to shoulder, is a a good bet. Read more.

Mighty Quinn's BBQ is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

7. Mighty Quinn's BBQ

9.0
103 2nd Ave (at E 6th St), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · East Village · 520 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: The pulled pork might be the best in the city. Don’t miss perfectly salty, tender spare ribs ($23 per rack), not to mention side dishes like baked beans. Read more.

Blue Smoke is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

8. Blue Smoke

116 E 27th St (btwn Park Ave S & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Rose Hill · 422 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Chef Kenny Callaghan makes exemplary Memphis baby back ribs using a 17-spice blend that sits on the ribs for a day. At $16 per half-rack, they're more savory than sweet and fall-off-the-bone tender. Read more.

Blue Smoke is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

9. Blue Smoke

7.9
255 Vesey St (btwn West & North End Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Battery Park City · 119 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Chef Kenny Callaghan makes exemplary Memphis baby back ribs using a 17-spice blend that sits on the ribs for a day. At $16 per half-rack, they're more savory than sweet and fall-off-the-bone tender. Read more.

Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

10. Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue

433 3rd Ave (btwn 7th & 8th Sts), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Gowanus · 76 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: The ribs ($12 for a quarter rack) are expertly made, as is the char siu, but our favorite is the barbecued lamb ($7 per quarterpound), a rotating special inspired by Kentucky’s smoked mutton. Read more.

The Strand Smokehouse is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

11. The Strand Smokehouse

25-27 Broadway (at Crescent St), Astoria, NY
BBQ Joint · Astoria · 194 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Meat with a Queens flair. Think smoked lamb, duck pastrami and even beef cheeks. A solid neighborhood spot with craft beers on tap, 40 kinds of whiskey and a stage for bluegrass bands. Read more.

Mable's Smokehouse & Banquet Hall is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

12. Mable's Smokehouse & Banquet Hall

7.6
44 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 179 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Relies exclusively on Oklahoma-style barbecue recipes from the co-owner's grandmother Mable. Try the brisket ($14.95 for a platter with sides) — it’s served naked with a zingy sauce on the side. Read more.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is one of NYC's Best Barbecue.

13. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

8.6
700 W 125th St (at 12th Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · West Harlem · 498 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Try Syracuse-style salt potatoes (boiled with lots of salt and served with butter), as well as popular wings ($3.95 for three, up to $13.95 for 13) barbecued to spicy perfection. Read more.